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Curborough Sprint Day at 16,900 miles
20 June 2009 - Filed under: Uncategorized

Spent the day at Curborough Sprint Course for a Westfield Sports Car Club organised track day. My brother built a Westfield back in 2005, I seem to have subconsciously copied his red, black and chrome colour scheme when I picked the MINI. It was the first time I’ve driven the Westfield since owning the MINI, […]

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DIY Leather Repair at 16,700 miles
11 June 2009 - Filed under: Uncategorized

I noticed not long after I purchased the MINI that the drivers seat side bolster had two very small patches where the dye had separated from the leather. I did mention this to MINI but they weren’t especially interested, claiming exemption from the warranty due to ‘fair wear and tear’. It does seem odd that […]

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