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2006 Mini Cooper S JCW 6MT - $8,500 (Clovis)

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condition: good
cylinders: 4 cylinders
drive: fwd
fuel: gas
odometer: 92000
paint color: red
title status: clean
transmission: manual
type: hatchback
This car has been loved for nearly ten years. It is a factory-built JCW, with a certificate of authenticity signed by Mike Cooper. It is likely a future classic!

I purchased it from the second owner who garaged it, and drove it less than 3,000 miles during his ownership. It has been garaged for most of its life, except for two years that it was in Colorado. While in CO, it was only driven on salty roads once. It has been meticulously cared for mechanically, mostly by the now closed Custom Mini Shop. While in CO, all its mechanical needs were met by Peak Eurosport in Wheat Ridge, CO. I have driven it for 55,149 of its total 91,643 miles. It has been unparalleled fun for the better part of the decade, but school demands leave me unable to keep it.

It is entirely stock except for M7 strut plates and an engine bar, new wheels, and an aftermarket AUX installation.

The car comes with:
* The original 18" black wheels (a ~$3,000 option in 2006)
* 17" steelies, purchased with the intention of equipping them with snow tires, which they never were
* Checkered floormats
* Rubber floormats
* A leather bra
* Custom-fit windshield sunscreen
* A Lloyd rubber mat to cover the seats when they are folded down
* A set of M7 anti-mushrooming strut plates and a stiffening bar that attaches to them over the engine
* Comprehensive records during my ownership
* A Helix short-shifter (not-installed)

Pros:
* Well-maintained
* It is a joy to drive
* It gets its fair share of compliments
* The whine from the supercharger
* Never had a problem with smog
* All electronics work
* Rides more comfortably than stock after replacing old struts in Dec 2016 with Koni FSDs and installing tires with more sidewall
* Brand new Continental Extreme Contact Sport summer tires

Cons:
* It needs a new AC compressor
* It is a driver, not a garage-queen, so there are a few cosmetic issues

There are few cars that are as fun as a JCW Mini. I regret that I have to sell it. I intended to keep it forever, but life hasn't worked out that way. I hope it will find its way to a home that will enjoy it as much as I have.

post id: 7749547051

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