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Default What should i go for next, Your advice please: - 18th May 2013, 06:12 PM

Hi all, well i purchased my Mini cooper r56 2010 a few weeks ago. Lovely car, only its quite a basic model with no optional extras. Fell in love with it when i saw it though, chili red with white roof, caps and bonnet stripes.

Since owning the car i have added the JCW side scuttles with osram silver bulbs, aero wiper blades, and recently had the cooper S chrome petrol cap fitted.

There really is an endless list of things that i cant wait to do next however really cant afford everything haha. Hoping some of you guys could advice me on what to go for next

Prob getting a white interior mirror cover as only cheap. But im considering:

Cooper S pedals
Changing standard plastic 2 spoke wheel to a 2 spoke leather wheel
JCW cheq car mats
New wheels, Got stock 15's at the moment, looking to go for 17's
Cooper S spoiler
JCW works handbrake cover and gear knob.

So my question is, what should i go for next guys and girls. Would love it to be the wheel but they will prob take quite a bit of saving. (unless anyone on here is selling any cheap haha) Also can anyone think of anything that would really add to the car that i have missed?

wish i had the money to do it all straight away but sadly have to be gradual.

Thanks everyone. I will try to add some pics on here soon.
  
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Default 18th May 2013, 06:42 PM

the most important advice I can give you, it is your ride and despite what others may think of any ideas you have if it feels good and you love it do it!!
I would focus on the interior and getting that how you want it, it is after all what you see most of...then move outside.. enjoy Miff
  
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Default 18th May 2013, 07:10 PM

Good advice thanks, i understand what your say. However always good to get other views .Honestly i can see this mini is going to cost me a mini fortune haha (sorry shocking joke i know, i couldnt help it)

What do you think of the cooper works mats, im trying to decide if im sold on the chequered style or not as i dont have anything else chequered in the car. Seems a lot at 90 from a dealer but im sure they are good quality.
  
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Default 18th May 2013, 07:24 PM

Go on eBay and get a three spoke leather sports steering wheel


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Default 18th May 2013, 07:30 PM

Would do but its the cost of the airbag that really puts me off.
  
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Default What should i go for next, Your advice please: - 18th May 2013, 07:36 PM

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Go on eBay and get a three spoke leather sports steering wheel
Deffo. Don't waste cash on a two spoker. 3 will be much better

Plus flog the 2 spoker air bag


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Default 18th May 2013, 09:21 PM

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Deffo. Don't waste cash on a two spoker. 3 will be much better

Plus flog the 2 spoker air bag


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i quite like the 2 spoke weel if im honest. Wouldnt mind a 3 spoke, however it seems to be very expensive, if im right its about 350 for the wheel, and around 150 for the air bag, and thats not including fitting.

unless anyone has found a cheaper way of doing it eg adapting the existing 2 spoke air bag?
  
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Default What should i go for next, Your advice please: - 18th May 2013, 09:36 PM

Keep your eye on the forum and be ready to pounce when something comes up you like. A lot of my mods have been chosen on impulse rather than a planned direction!

Enjoy your Mini and remember to share some pictures. :-)
  
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Default 18th May 2013, 09:49 PM

Thanks Dooper, will do. So glad i have found these forums. Im planning a full correctional detail in a few weeks so will post pics after thats done. Im a little bit OCD when it comes to keeping the mini clean, could post a pic of it unless its perfect haha
  
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Default What should i go for next, Your advice please: - 19th May 2013, 11:57 AM

Id go for wheels first, this make a massive impact IMO.
  
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