Rusty The Minus (aka Mr Hoskins)
Posted 28 August 2007 - 10:19 PM
So, I thought, with the sale of my Fiat Coupe I had a bit of spare cash, I could buy another mini. The plan was to get one with MOT and tax to last me til after Germini. Howwever, frantically scanning Ebay, forum for sale pages and and other website I could think of I came across this topic. Its amazing what you can find when you look hard enough! I went to see it on the Saturday before I left for Brussels on the Sunday, and midweek I decided to buy it, following a few international phone calls! The Saturday I got back saw me delivering the Coupe up to Derby, to rush back to take delivery of the Minus that evening. Sunday I was throwing out the scrap inside and generally getting to work!
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Posted 28 August 2007 - 10:25 PM
Oh yes, and the name. Rarz said I have to name this one, and to be honest I think this one deserves a name, or at the least I was able to think of a fitting name, two in fact! I've given it the ironic nickname of Rusty, and its proper name - Mr Hoskins, as a tribute to Bob Hoskins, since he's small on height, but a fapping legend!
Posted 28 August 2007 - 10:29 PM
Lets hope it turns out better that the clubby!
Posted 28 August 2007 - 10:53 PM
ah well i will have my cluby soon
Posted 29 August 2007 - 10:18 PM
and its proper name - Mr Hoskins
so your telling us that you spend you spare time in side a man
Posted 29 August 2007 - 10:29 PM
i though that you were frantically trying to get the Vtec done... failed... and were bumming a lift when all along, you had a Spare car?????? bit like dumb and dumber "hey harry, you can wear my extra gloves, 2 pairs make my hands all sweaty!!!"
Posted 06 September 2007 - 10:15 PM
Do you have some more pictures?
Posted 06 September 2007 - 10:38 PM
I think there's almost enough of us for a 'Plastic Mini' section on the forum now!
Enjoy the car!
Posted 06 September 2007 - 10:51 PM
Posted 06 September 2007 - 11:00 PM
Did you not fancy the engine he was selling as well?
Posted 06 September 2007 - 11:19 PM
or maybe that is where the D could go once you have the vtec working
Posted 07 September 2007 - 08:32 AM
I wouldn't mind seeing a Vtec in it either, but in the back I think! Myself and Bounce were talking about how to do the gear change system whilst we were away. Thats a long way off happening though!
Posted 07 September 2007 - 08:57 AM
Good to see you had my seat in there Thats the most important bit
Yea, was quite funny when you told me about this, ''not another mini'' lol!!
I'm glad you named it too, else he just wouldnt have cooperated
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