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An old classic style.
Anyone have one already?
Anyone got one to sell?
not sure i can help you there
not HOW to buy one. I know HOW to buy things. I just don't know much about them. Yet.
dont crash in one, whatever you do
you meant by that. particularly blonde moment, p'raps. Are you saying they are generally rubbish at working?
My first ever car was a KA. I crashed in that and I'm still alive. The car was a write off.
Standing one at each wheel arch.
If you want a new one Foxton's should soon have a whole fleet for sale.
a cream coloured one. one that's been restored...I don't mind having to do a bit of work on it, but not heaps.
And NO union flag. Ever.
he even knew what a Riley Elf when i asked him, but i think he's been blocked off DiS at work now :(
Mibbe he'll be on at the weekend, I could ask him then
all points I hadn't considered. Ta.
Up until a pal bought one I thought they were pretty good. A bit too expensive for what they are aswell. He was always having problems with it, constantly needing jump-starts/parts replacing.
Pretty much what meths and hollywood_freak have already said...
a mini, I had to settle for an 80s one rather than a classy 60s restoration one. I loved that car to bits, but there are down sides. The suspension squeaks when at least one person sits in the back. The ramps on the road will kill the suspension in time anyway and hurt your bum over bumps. When it rains badly the engine will cut out, I had to put a bin liner over umm some unit (argh forgot the name) to stop this happening. Small car, no power-steering, not sure whether the last old version had power steering before the shitty new model came in. Umm, wouldn't be good to get crushed in. I miss my mini though.
these are probably all the things I need to hear to sway me from buying one....especially the fact that it hurts your bum when the suspension is gone!! No thanks!
I love the look and the style of them, but for all the downsides, I think I may reconsider.
Cheap tax, though......
to restore in time and a garage. I suggest buying a model one to put on your mantlepiece, like i did when it went to the scrapyard. :(
I will get one for my desk and pretend I'm going to drive THAT home and not my dented suzuki :(
next to the mini factory! and lots of my friends work there! However, I know nothing about buying minis!
1.3 John Cooper Special in British Racing Green. Looked brilliant but it was a pain in the arse by the end - wouldn't start in cold weather and I was constantly having to charge the battery or jump start it. Plus they are rust buckets - had to have various welding jobs done on it each time it needed an MOT. Eventually mushrooms started growing through the carpet 'cos water was getting in through the floor. It was relatively new as well (K reg - 1992).
Insurance is cheap though.