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F –43
Long Beach, California
United States

pinkmini is Fun weekend at MTTS! — updated 6 years ago


About pinkmini’s Garage


About me and my passion for cars

Well being the oldest I had to spend many a weekend watching my dad fix old cars. He didnt have much time for fun things since he worked so hard, but I used to help him with his tools and then we'd usually spend half an afternoon doing something fun. I sure miss those days. He taught me everything I know (well, by just being there) I would go anywhere he went cause I didnt live with him and that meant being dragged to car shows and races and I never complained. It was really a lot of fun. Then when I was a teenager my first boyfriend was really into cars and I ended up spending many weekends with him helping work on cars. Whats a girl gotta do to get attention??

Well I can't complain because at least I can do what a lot of women wont and that is work on my own car. I never thought I would want to be that "into" cars as an adult and I used to tease my husband because he was so darn picky about his truck when I met him. But now that I have my Frenchi I know how it feels. If I won the lottery oh what I'd do to my car! Until then its one piece at a time!

Ok To answer the question, why is my nickname Pinkmini but my Mini is blue....Well I originally planned to get it custom painted. And actually I had the name before the car cause I dreamed of a pinkmini. But then the color grew on me and my husband made the valid point that my color isn't available anymore and therefore would someday be "rare". So I decided to leave it blue and add pink accents. I like to think of it as cotton candy blue and pink. It is sort of a cotton candy blue....

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My first car

A Buick Convertible I think it was a 66. Huge beast of a car with a huge motor. It was cool. My dad gave it to me when I was 17. My mom made me sell it though :(

Car I wish I still had

I sorta wish I had that car still. I didnt have it long. And It was really cool even though it was huge. Theres nothing like old cars.

My dream car

I have my dream car now!
My Dream Cars Are
69 Camaro Convertible
BMW 645i
Classic Inocenti Mini

Car clubs I’m in

NorCal Minis


  • Car movie: Italian Job Of course!
  • Car game: Mille Bornes

— Profile last updated: Aug 3, 2008

Date Joined Jun 20, 2008
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Established October, 2004 Redwood Empire Mini Enthusiasts was conceived in the late spring of 2004 to fill a void for local MINI and classic Mini Cooper owners in the Northern California, San Francisco North Bay Area. Although two fine clubs dedicated to these unique cars were already...

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Jul 25, 2008 at 6:38 pm
Ok let me in on the secret,you are "pimkmini,but the one n the pic is blue?"
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Jun 30, 2008 at 10:26 pm

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Filed under: 2003 Mini Cooper S (Frenchi)

My poor Frenchi, I feel I have neglected her the past year. Life has been so busy. Then while down in Long Beach in April, driving through the traffic circle on PCH I was sideswiped by some lady. UGHH My poor car. She isnt to badly damaged but I...

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