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Old Feb 14th, 2013, 03:27 AM
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06' Cooper S

I know a lot of the first gen Coopers have some issues, especially with the power steering, but are they just as common in the 2006 year as the 2002?

Also, sorry if you guys see a lot of threads like this.
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Old Feb 14th, 2013, 11:48 AM
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As you would expect alot of the initial teething problems were sorted out or 'improved' after the mid 2004 facelift.

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As you would expect alot of the initial teething problems were sorted out or 'improved' after the mid 2004 facelift.

Thanks man! Really looking forward to actually go look at some in person.
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Old Feb 15th, 2013, 12:08 AM
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Be prepared to get addicted to the supercharger whine

& also the exhaust popping too
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