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Old Jan 18th, 2013, 05:12 PM
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New to the life of the Mini Cooper S

Hi guys, just purchased a 2004 mini cooper S, Chilli/chrono pack in blue and black... Just wanted to say hi... Let the mini madness begin
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Old Jan 21st, 2013, 06:47 PM
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Welcome to MINI2 & r53 ownership too Danksy

Hope you enjoy your car as much as I've done with mine, almost 8 years now & it still puts a smile on my face
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Old Jan 21st, 2013, 07:32 PM
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Hi, I also have a 2004 cooper s in indi blue and with chilli pack. Defo the best car I've ever bought and absolutely love it!
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Old Jan 23rd, 2013, 12:56 PM
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Thanks guys, Im pretty happy with the car but always looking to spice it up a bit. i'll post some pics, any advice on how i can improve it will be greatly appreciated. Obviously money is tight so cant do too much too soon.
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Old Jan 23rd, 2013, 04:47 PM
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few more pics
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Your MCS is actually a 2005 (July 2004 or later build) model
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Old Jan 23rd, 2013, 07:06 PM
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Ah right. Just thought it was a 2004 as its a 54 plate.. Its still a gen 1 isnt it?
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Old Jan 23rd, 2013, 08:37 PM
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Indi blue only looks decent on the cooper S so good choice mate . very smart looking car especially with the bullet alloys .
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Looks nice matey, Indie Blue & Black is a nice colour combo
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not sure about the chrome grill though, tempted to switch it to black or carbon
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Gotta admit i reckon the black Aero grille would look good on it , i've got it on mine and it looks pretty smart
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Gotta admit i reckon the black Aero grille would look good on it , i've got it on mine and it looks pretty smart

Any pics? where did u get it from and fitted? Thanks
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I do reckon my grille would look better againsed indi blue . I got mine off a mate who damaged the rear of his jcw but you can pick them up on ebay from about 40 and fit it yourself mate
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