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Offline MiniDave

Re: 1980 Clubman Estate
« Reply #100 on: March 05, 2016, 08:54:34 AM »
Time to dust off the Jag and get it ready to drive.

Yep!

I also have a considerable amount of deferred maintenance to do on the Audi and 2009 Clubby.....
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Offline MiniDave

Re: 1980 Clubman Estate
« Reply #101 on: March 05, 2016, 08:55:31 AM »
Kilgore, Tx.....he says it will be driven almost every day, although he also has a 2016 F JCW - his 5th new MINI......
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1989 Cooper Racing Green
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2004 Audi Allroad 2.7 TT

Offline towjoe

Re: 1980 Clubman Estate
« Reply #102 on: March 05, 2016, 04:44:52 PM »
Did you list your clubman estate for sale anywhere?
Regards
Joe  77.gif
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Offline MiniDave

Re: 1980 Clubman Estate
« Reply #103 on: March 05, 2016, 07:16:42 PM »
No Joe, he was referred by a friend and local club member after he posted a pic on Facebook - his friend saw it and they got to talking and put him together with me, the rest is history as they say.

He's already home in Texas and drove Buzz to the store!
1989 Cooper Racing Green
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Offline MiniDave

Re: 1980 Clubman Estate
« Reply #104 on: March 12, 2016, 02:31:52 PM »
Buzz's new owner reports that he's having a ball with him, he reports that everywhere he goes he gets waves and thumbs up, and he's really enjoying the car, I'm happy to say.....

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Re: 1980 Clubman Estate
« Reply #105 on: March 12, 2016, 03:28:18 PM »
That's awesome.  His hand is even on a newly matched wing lol.  The guys at the paint store last week were asking about it.

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Re: 1980 Clubman Estate
« Reply #106 on: March 12, 2016, 04:31:23 PM »
Well glad i got to ride in it when I did then.

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Re: 1980 Clubman Estate
« Reply #107 on: March 12, 2016, 04:40:25 PM »
Awesome that with 5 MINIs behind him, he'll get to really appreciate their heritage first-hand.
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Offline MiniDave

Re: 1980 Clubman Estate
« Reply #108 on: March 12, 2016, 06:16:16 PM »
Yep, Buzz is the first Mini he's ever driven - said he rode in a few when looking to buy but the owners wouldn't let him drive!

He's a happy owner so far!
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1989 Cooper Racing Green
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Offline towjoe

Re: 1980 Clubman Estate
« Reply #109 on: March 12, 2016, 07:47:51 PM »
A nice way to sell a car.
Something I have been thinking about. I think BAT would be a good place to list mine.


Offline MiniDave

Re: 1980 Clubman Estate
« Reply #110 on: March 12, 2016, 08:46:59 PM »
BaT has been getting some strong money, especially on Minis and Jags......
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Offline MiniDave

Re: 1980 Clubman Estate
« Reply #111 on: March 27, 2016, 01:20:53 PM »
Buzz's first Texas car show, since he moved to the warmer climate....in City Park, Kilgore Texas..... bet he was the only Mini there!
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Offline MiniDave

Re: 1980 Clubman Estate
« Reply #112 on: April 10, 2016, 01:29:03 PM »
Justin wrote this weekend.....

I am just so Proud of this little guy. We just did over 300 miles around East TX and he just purred the whole way. Goal was to simulate an average rally day. Doing the math, he averaged 37 mpg. He does have a couple of namesake "Buzzs" I hope to get addressed before this summer's rally. With each passing day I am feeling more confident he will be my ride for ‪#‎MTTS2016‬. Kudos to Dave Craven for getting him sorted out to the point he did before I adopted him.

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Offline MiniDave

Re: 1980 Clubman Estate
« Reply #113 on: April 10, 2016, 01:33:48 PM »
Another pic from the run yesterday, a little place just outside of town where Buzz lives..... ;D
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Re: 1980 Clubman Estate
« Reply #114 on: April 10, 2016, 01:43:29 PM »
Is that his house?

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Re: 1980 Clubman Estate
« Reply #115 on: April 10, 2016, 02:38:32 PM »
I will be at the start and do the first days drive of MTTS 2016. I will be on the lookout for them.

Offline MiniDave

Re: 1980 Clubman Estate
« Reply #116 on: April 10, 2016, 06:53:58 PM »
Is that his house?

No, I didn't write that sentence quite right..... ;D ;D

Justin and his partner's firm is doing the interior design......

Another pic from the run yesterday, a little place just outside of the town where Buzz lives.....
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Offline MiniDave

Re: 1980 Clubman Estate
« Reply #117 on: April 10, 2016, 06:55:36 PM »
I will be at the start and do the first days drive of MTTS 2016. I will be on the lookout for them.

It will be fun having some classic's in the mix, even for a short time.....I was planning to drive Buzz to Sandy Eggo this summer, but across the whole US twice - 11,000 miles?  In the summer?  I don't think I could do that.....
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Re: 1980 Clubman Estate
« Reply #118 on: April 10, 2016, 07:06:45 PM »
I was about to say if that's his house you didn't ask enough money!

Offline MiniDave

Re: 1980 Clubman Estate
« Reply #119 on: December 26, 2017, 02:53:34 PM »
A small postscript to the tale of Buzz......

Buzz was named by my wife, as I was driving him home from Baltimore to KC, at one part she called me and of course had a lot of trouble hearing me over the cacophony of noises - she named him Buzz on the spot!

Today I was wandering around the net and came across Dooder's website, one page has pics of people from all over the world wearing his shirts, and as I was looking at the names and faces, one stuck out.....a fellow by the name of John is sitting in the back of a beige Estate, named Pudwell. John Davis is the fellow who imported Buzz, and Terry Pudwell was the man who owned Buzz last in England....had I known Terry's last name when I bought Buzz I might have named him Pudwell too!

Here's the pic, apparently before Buzz got his new paintjob and stripes......it is a small world indeed, especially where Minis are concerned!
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Re: 1980 Clubman Estate
« Reply #120 on: December 26, 2017, 03:18:55 PM »
Cool.