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Default Potential mods, rally lights and tow strap - 24th April 2017, 12:22 PM

Hi all im new to the forum and a recent mini owner. Ive bought myself a 59 plate graphite cooper and im looking for some potential visual mods for my car. Ive already added an armrest to the interior and exterior ive fitted an areo grill, short antenna and painted my calipers. Also removed the vinyl stripes as they were already peeling off when i bought the car. Im thinking to add some rally lights but have no idea what my options are for this and where to buy them and m also thinking to add a tow strap to the lower grill.
Any thoughts on any other good mods?
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Default Potential mods, rally lights and tow strap - 24th April 2017, 08:55 PM

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Hi all im new to the forum and a recent mini owner. Ive bought myself a 59 plate graphite cooper and im looking for some potential visual mods for my car. Ive already added an armrest to the interior and exterior ive fitted an areo grill, short antenna and painted my calipers. Also removed the vinyl stripes as they were already peeling off when i bought the car. Im thinking to add some rally lights but have no idea what my options are for this and where to buy them and m also thinking to add a tow strap to the lower grill.
Any thoughts on any other good mods?
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Grill looks great, and stripes off is always a good idea.

Extra lamps will involve cutting your new grill.

How about some really nice wheels, and maybe lowering it...
  
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Default 24th April 2017, 09:04 PM

How come would i have to cut the grill. Wouldn't rally lights fit to a bracket or some sort behind the grill?
Ive thought about getting the whells refurbed and maybe plastic dipped black.
Might get rid of the chrome around the grill and lights as well
  
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Default 25th April 2017, 06:09 AM

In my mind's eye, a rally-prepped MINI is red and white, runs battered white rims and chunky tyres, has tow straps and light racks. It would usually run some side stripes/number panels (in vinyl) and it would certainly have a cage, harnesses, bucket seats and removable steering wheel from OMP. Plus some engine, suspension and chassis mods. And a skid plate.

As such I'm not sure you have the right starting point but it might be OK to dechrome the grill, fog surrounds and belt line and run black rims.
  
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Default 29th April 2017, 07:16 PM

Wow thanks for the arsey comment pal
  
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Default 5th May 2017, 08:51 AM

I'd say a nice set of alloy wheels but that can be quite expensive.
  
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Default 5th May 2017, 08:54 AM

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Wow thanks for the arsey comment pal
Hmm, I'n not sure he's being arsey, just giving his honest opinion.
  
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Default 5th May 2017, 09:35 AM

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Hmm, I'n not sure he's being arsey, just giving his honest opinion.
I haven't been called arsey in a while, but I'm sure I'll get over it. Maybe I should rephrase myself: I don't think a tow strap will make it look much like a rally car.
  
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