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#1 CharlieBrown

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Posted 28 January 2005 - 08:03 PM

The other week I found myself sleeping in my mini, not the most comfortable thing to do when your 6ft, but lessons were learnt:

1: Seat as far back as it will go and reclined all the way back.

2: Legs across the car into the passenger foot well (Careful of the gear knob)

3: Keep warm

I was very glad I had left a sleeping bag in the car as it was freezing, and I found a pillow as well!

:lol:

#2 Jordie

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Posted 28 January 2005 - 08:08 PM

Wow, what happened?

#3 CharlieBrown

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Posted 28 January 2005 - 08:15 PM

Nothing bad, I took someone to the airport at 5am and slept in the car for a bit, got too cold so woke my brother up (He live next to the airport) at a more resonable time of 9am.

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Posted 28 January 2005 - 08:20 PM

Ah right, thought u locked urself out or something.

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Posted 29 January 2005 - 11:43 AM

lol u shuld of woke him up at 5am lol

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Posted 29 January 2005 - 11:58 AM

yeah charlie, you should have woke your brother up at 5 but thanks fo the mini sleeping tip,, but you should have slept in the pass side i have allways found it easier when i have had to sleep in any car, no steering wheel to get in the way :lol:

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Posted 29 January 2005 - 03:27 PM

iv slept in mine quite a lot, found the best way is to lay your body on the back seat, tilt both the front seats forward and have ur legs dangle down there

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Posted 29 January 2005 - 03:58 PM

lol i cant wait till i can drive ile be doing it loads lol ile tell mom im "camping" lol

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Posted 29 January 2005 - 07:23 PM

more like testing the suspension n foam of back seat mini man

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Posted 29 January 2005 - 07:33 PM

I seem to remember in the 60s cartoons of people's feet stuck out of the headlamps. But perhaps that wasn't to do with sleeping? :lol:

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Posted 31 January 2005 - 09:49 PM

aah iv slept in a minis lots of times.. front.. back.. in the middle lol. i havent perfected it yet. :tongue:

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Posted 31 January 2005 - 09:52 PM

i remember alex1380 and his mate sleeping in the mini at MITP45 next to us in the clio was very odd waking up and staring at them thru the windows lol..

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Posted 01 February 2005 - 09:35 AM

Did anyone see that mini at IMM with a home built bed frame along the passenger side - from back parcel shelf, to front dash?? Not much headroom - but servicable!! :lol:

I didnt see the owner/driver but apparently he was a large bloke!!

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Posted 01 February 2005 - 08:50 PM

A bed in a mini, now there's a modification?!?!?! :lol:

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Posted 02 February 2005 - 09:42 AM

1. remove passenger seat
2. for extra flatness cut out rear seat behind passenger and place matress down.
3. after a long drive, stop somewhere safe and shuffle accross to the passenger side and take a nap.




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