Ownership Verified: 2008 MINI Cooper S - autocrossing car

WDWBen

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So, as most of you know, my old autocross car was a 2008 Subaru Impreza 2.5i. This car was wrecked when I was hit by a drunk driver. That was just about a month ago, and this morning I picked up my new car.

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It's a 2008 MINI Cooper S with a factory LSD. This is going to be my new autocrossing ride. The LSD is going to be really nice for racing. The car is really fun, it's super quick and really awesome to drive. I'll have some new, non-iPhone 4 pictures at the autocross tomorrow.

I know there is no "ID picture" but I'm hoping the fact that the same vanity plates from my old car being on this car are good enough.
 
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TC

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Congrats!

Score another point for the FWD club! :p
 

ninjacoco

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Yaaaaaaaay! :wub:

Those cars look like so much fun.
 

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Not a fan of the checkered side view mirrors, but that colour combo on the body rocks, congrats on the ride, hope you get the modding bug soon enough :D
 

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nice, congrats! let me know next time you're going to devens (if you ever make it up there)

Hey both of you, let me know next time you're at devens, I'll be sure to swing by. :D
 

rickhamilton620

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Very nice! :) Have fun!
 

WDWBen

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Little golden hour MINI:

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The_Finn

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Loving the color and have heard nothing but fantastic things about the handling of the new mini. Semi related is that the Danbury Mall/Airport
 

WDWBen

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Here are the shots from the club's photog. I can never thank him enough; his shots are epic! Watch my MINI be the first car to cross the starting line in the 2011 FCSCC season! (no pressure or anything)

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jasonof2000

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I like Mini-S's but the license plate is really pretentious.
 

WDWBen

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It's not pretentious if you're a hot enough shoe to back it up. And I won rookie of the year with a 2.5i Impreza. And then yesterday beat tons of people, including similar MINIs, after owning the car for 24 hours, when they've been racing MINIs for years.
 

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No, it is pretentious.
 
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