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 Posted: Nov 17, 2013 10:12PM
Total posts: 249
Last post: Oct 13, 2014
Member since:Nov 12, 2008

It lives , just like Frankenstien's monster , photos soon just at the moment it is raining so hard I can't see across the road and in the north of Sydney we may have had a small tornado!!!

 Posted: Nov 13, 2013 04:54AM
Total posts: 1715
Last post: Oct 21, 2014
Member since:Feb 26, 1999

I love when an evil plan comes together, or not! he he he....

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 Posted: Nov 13, 2013 01:17AM
Total posts: 249
Last post: Oct 13, 2014
Member since:Nov 12, 2008

Well the trophy is going together I had to go and buy some more bits and like all good restorations there will be parts left over that I have NO IDEA where they come from !!

 Posted: Nov 3, 2013 04:32PM
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Last post: Oct 21, 2014
Member since:Feb 26, 1999

Grant, I was going to suggest marking/labeling the parts as you took it a part, but I figured you were smart enough to figure that out.... surprise!!!!! Tale some pics of the puzzle...

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 Posted: Nov 2, 2013 11:04PM
Total posts: 249
Last post: Oct 13, 2014
Member since:Nov 12, 2008

Mike all the parts for the trophy are laid out on the floor now we have just got to figure out how it goes back together, stop laughing I can hear you from here! will send the photo as sonn as we can . 

 Posted: Nov 2, 2013 09:22AM
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Member since:Feb 14, 2007
US


Put Blinkers on the RH Reindeer Al.

Saor Alba

 Posted: Nov 2, 2013 06:01AM
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Last post: Apr 10, 2014
Member since:Nov 8, 1999
CA


Was that trophy "BIG BIRD" if so, it used to scare the crap out of my 5 cats when it got cranked up-

AW- Glad you got home safely, would have been sad if you had been at LA X and been a victim-

LHD 's may scare you but RHD s' are driving me crazy-

BIG AL

new e-mail address-

austinmorris@xplornet.ca

Please update your records-

 Posted: Nov 2, 2013 05:22AM
Total posts: 1715
Last post: Oct 21, 2014
Member since:Feb 26, 1999

Grant, you guys were a lot of fun! I'm glad you got to experience what a CMU event and the group is like. Yes, I was laughing as I pictured you trying to explain all of the parts for a 6' trophy to the TSA. Did they find the razor blades I hid in the base???

I will being doing the story for MiniWorld and I need you to assemble the trophy and take a good quality (high rez) photo of the 3 of you with the water and Sydney Opera House in the background. That will be proof that you came all the way to the Mini 54 and dragged home a 6' "furthest traveled" award. This is hard for me to type as I tried to catch a friggen boomerang! Thanks, seriously!!!

NOTE TO EVERYBODY that was at the Mini 54, I need your best 5-10 pics for the story and the website. Please email me them in low res, then if I use them I will get them in full/high rez... Thanks!

 

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 Posted: Nov 1, 2013 09:35PM
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Last post: Oct 13, 2014
Member since:Nov 12, 2008

I just wanted to bring this topic back to the top , and to say that we arrived home in one piece , despite Mike's best effort with the trophy, are you reading this Mike? we got stopped at JFK in New york and had to explain the contents of one of our bags and have everything x-rayed twice (Mike is now rolling on the floor laughing).

Seriously we had a great time and mini54 was the highlight of our holiday, Thanks to all those who took us on as passengers your cars were great and the variety was awsome . To Justin ? in the black moke who offered us the use of his spare car on the final day we were truly grateful ,great gesture at this point we were enjoying passengering and looking at the scenery so much we just could not take up the offer THANKS (and LHD scares the crap out of me it is just wrong lol).

Mike, Ronnie, Rob, Gayle the run masters and the tow vehicle driver Jim and Brad well done on a GREAT event I will certainly be passing on the message and hopefully we will be back, maybe by then we will have reassembled that trophy!!

 Posted: Oct 16, 2013 09:53PM
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Last post: May 26, 2014
Member since:Jul 4, 2002
Mike and Rob

Thanks again for all the work you all put into these events. Smiles per mile factor keep us coming back for more. This week marked the 32nd anniversary of my first Mini purchase. I am glad that I still enjoy driving them and meeting up with old friends to drive the wheels of them.

 Posted: Oct 16, 2013 04:58PM
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Last post: Oct 21, 2014
Member since:Feb 26, 1999

Mini 54 Snake pictures:
The Pictures taken on the Snake are Posted at: www.blindkenny.com
Go to "Find your photos", Then "US421 Photos", Then October 12, Then "Mini"

 

 

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 Posted: Oct 16, 2013 04:58AM
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Last post: Oct 21, 2014
Member since:Feb 26, 1999

Well that was fun!

Thank you everybody that came to the Mini 54! For those that missed it, you have to wait a year and a half for the Mini 56 in April, 2015.... We have new plans for 2 driving groups. There will be the Spirited group and the Touring group, something for everyone, if you like driving your Mini!!!

http://www.classicminis.org/mini54/groupphoto.jpg 
group photo

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 Posted: Oct 15, 2013 07:46PM
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Last post: Oct 23, 2014
Member since:Dec 4, 2001

Absolutely the BESTEST event I have ever attended. Superb roads for LOTS OF Minis!!! Can't wait for the next one.

GREAT JOB BY MIKE AND EVERYONE WHO HELPED PLAN AND ORGANIZE THIS. Lots of fun.

Thanks to all involved and all who attended.

 Posted: Oct 15, 2013 06:53AM
Total posts: 4169
Last post: Mar 13, 2014
Member since:Feb 25, 1999
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Quote:
Originally Posted by gonepostal

We just cant leave it alone! Yeah that's right!! ALL WEEKEND and just came back from a ride!

Once a broke down mini always a broke down mini!

After all the welding and cross-breeding of two cars to make Special K, (I see a personalized tag in your future), I can see you firing it up and screaming "It's Alive!......... It's ALIVE!!!!"

That's a sincere pat on the back for a lot of work completed sucessfully, not a kick in the groin for old news, best remembered with a few adult beverages! As I told you in Cherokee, thanks for taking the loose wheel heat off me!

OK, OK, I enjoyed walking up to you and Jim Watson and asking if you knew each other. The three of us have spent more time together than we'd have liked to!

 

N J

Sarcasm - Because beating the crap out of someone is illegal.

Avatar:  'B, bye Veruca. Luv ya.

 Posted: Oct 14, 2013 03:40PM
Total posts: 877
Last post: Oct 20, 2014
Member since:Apr 30, 2009
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Yea Freddy.  The question that wont stop being asked... Hows your car running?  I heard it a million times around ya!

To be said - the Scavenger hunt had multiple "broken" mini parts turned in.

1 Distrubutor

1 Electronic distrubutor module

fuel filter

Thermostat

and we all know the moke was having fuel issues from a 48 year old fuel pump.

 Hearing the work you did to make your swap and the miles accomplished this week seem like a success in every way, Seeing your tow rig was even cooler! 

 

 

 Posted: Oct 14, 2013 03:19PM
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Last post: Aug 17, 2014
Member since:Jun 21, 2006

We just cant leave it alone! Yeah that's right!! ALL WEEKEND and just came back from a ride!

Once a broke down mini always a broke down mini!

 Posted: Oct 14, 2013 02:40PM
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Last post: Mar 13, 2014
Member since:Feb 25, 1999
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...and a special nod to Freddy's car, "Special K", that ran all weekend!

 Yaaaayyyy!!!! (in my best Kermit the Frog voice)

N J

Sarcasm - Because beating the crap out of someone is illegal.

Avatar:  'B, bye Veruca. Luv ya.

 Posted: Oct 14, 2013 11:25AM
Total posts: 249
Last post: Oct 13, 2014
Member since:Nov 12, 2008

Missing everyone...not the same without all you Mini maniacs!

Mrs Aussie

 

 Posted: Oct 14, 2013 09:34AM
Total posts: 139
Last post: Aug 17, 2014
Member since:Jun 21, 2006

I will third that again! GREAT PICTURES!! Enjoyed them all!!

 Posted: Oct 14, 2013 08:28AM
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Last post: Oct 24, 2014
Member since:Feb 7, 2006
Quote:
Originally Posted by jedduh01
Quote:
Originally Posted by travellering

I have one or two (or 430) pictures up at http://www.flickr.com/photos/alanprigby/sets/72157636423341895/

 

Alan,

 Great photos. Awesome quick upload . Too much work to do to get thru them all!. Great showing. Thanks for your efforts doing this... You should be the CMU Historian...

Who ever won the Silly Award from last event, bird thing... I surely did not. That needs to be confirmed...

I will second that statement.

Don't know who got the bird at the last event we all thought it was you, if anyone knows or has it please let Mike or Rob know.

If in doubt, flat out . Colin Mc Rae MBE 1968-2007.

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