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    Werther's Original & Sponsor ELFMAN's Avatar
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    Oct 2003
    Larkhall, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Here’s my new Daily Driver. Had another Fabia for 7 reliable years so while it was still worth something I decided to trade in for a newer (2018) model with under 4K on the clock. Excellent wee motor, 94 bhp 3-pot turbo, sounds like a ‘mini-me’ 911 under acceleration. More refined than the previous incarnation (where have you heard THAT before?) You’ll notice it’s in ‘Team ELF’ colours... almost!

    Still enjoying the S, which is going as well as ever, and looking forward to Spring when I can get back to topless motoring in my 45 year old MGB. 1950 Oselli Stage 2, Stainless Manifold & single box system, uprated upsuspension with Gaz shocks etc. This is where the money went after I convinced myself the Mini was finally just how I wanted it!

    Happy Motoring everybody, whatever you’re driving.
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    2008 R56 COOPER S, Pepper White, Black Roof, 'John Cooper' Signature Side and Bonnet Stripes, JCW 'Stage 1' Tuning Kit, Forge Intercooler, Milltek Downpipe & Sports Cat, ALTA Induction, Chris Knox/DNA Remap, JCW/Brembo Brakes, Limited Slip Diff, JCW Suspension and Front Strut Brace, 17" Crown Spokes with Non-Runflat 205/45x17 Michelin Pilot Super Sport tyres, JCW/Recaro leather Seats, JCW Sideskirts, Chili Pack, Front Spotlights. Still got my old Hendrix Badge blu-tacked to the dash!

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    Lovely little car. Many happy and safe miles with it
    Deposit placed: F56 GP

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    Logo Genie DigitalLemming's Avatar
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    Sep 2013
    Hamilton, Lanarkshire
    I take it that’s your daily house and the summer house in the first two photos as well
    2018 Pepper White & Red F56 JCW
    Sparco Pro Corsa wheels, Yokohama Parada Spec 2 tyres, JCW Pro Splitters, JCW Carbon Fibre Gearknob, ITG Panel Filter, Black Fuel Cap, Black Door Handles

    Soon: JCW Pro Spoiler Extensions, , JCW Puddle Lights, Orange Engine Cover, Ultra Racing Strut Brace

    2004 Dark Silver Cooper S R53
    JCW Exhaust, JCW Air Intake, Half of a JCW Aero Grill.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DigitalLemming View Post
    I take it that’s your daily house and the summer house in the first two photos as well
    Real life Forza Horizon.
    Deposit placed: F56 GP

  5. #5
    Really nice Elfman
    MINI F56 John Cooper Works Challenge 20 - JCW Shift Light, JCW Pro Mats, JCW Carbon Fibre Gearknob, JCW Pro Diffuser, Chilli Red Engine Cover, Carbon Fuel Filler, Black Door Handles, DuellAG Splitter, DuellAG Carbon Fibre Spoiler, Airtec Intercooler, AWE Tuning S-FLO CAI, RSI Carbon Fibre Big Scoop, Mintex Challenge Track Pads - Still More To Come

    Ice Blue R55 Clubvan - JCW Shiftlight, JCW Carbon Fibe Handbrake, JCW Carbon Fibre Dash, JCW Steering Wheel, Recaro JCW Sportster CS, CoolerWorx ShortShifter, BC Racing Coilovers, JCW Brembo 4pots, HEL Braided Lines, JCW Front Bumper, MINI Challenge Splitter, Black Rota Blitz

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    Site Owner badwolf340's Avatar
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    Sep 2006
    Scottish Borders
    Nice Elfman
    The cars in front are New MINI Scotland

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    Pantomime Villain & Car Plan Ambassador Crombers's Avatar
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    Mar 2004
    Waterfoot G76
    Excellent, many happy motoring miles

    Mk1 R50 Cooper ..... the original MINI

    15 MINIfascination 15

  8. #8
    Looks great.

    Sent from Yorkshire wi a hint o’ sarcasm.

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    One half of Gobi and Sahara EcosseGP's Avatar
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    Oct 2010
    Excellent Elfman .... but the fastest colour isn’t white lol.
    Many happy miles of trouble free motoring in the new machine

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    You only need two tools in life WD40 and Duct Tape. If it doesn't move and should use WD40 and if it moves and shouldn't use Duct Tape.

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    Looks good, I have a Fabia just like this in estate form, it’s mainly the family car for taking kids to nursery, so it’s only covered 5700 miles in a year since new.

    I have the 1.0 MPI, have to work it hard, but fun to drive, even better since I lowered it, this is our third Skoda and so far not had any problems with this one.


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