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M –64
Elk Grove, California
United States


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Nov 8, 2007 at 5:02 am
You should join Get FIREBALLED! group, he was just on Speed Channel last night, Mini's are his forta.

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2005 MINI Cooper S (Fassbinder)

Last updated Nov 18, 2007  

Photo of a 2005 MINI Cooper S (Fassbinder)


When gasoline prices started creeping (or should I say jumping) up in the spring of 2005 I was driving a 1972 Chevy C-10 shortbed, step side pickup. 350 ci,w headers, Edelbrock Cam, Manifold and Carburetor, Flow Masters, Dual exhaust (no cross over) 3speed manual trans. Was going to the gas station every other day because I comute 500 miles a week.
Decided it was time to buy something with better fuel economy. Enter the MINI we call Fassbinder. A Cooper is a barrel maker, A german guy building barrels is a Fasbinder, Hence the name.
Bought him for my birthday in June of 2005
Never thought I would enjoy a car this much, Even joined a car club (never thought I would do that) and I have met some great people I consider freinds @ Redwood Empire Mini Enthusiasts

Factory Options

Cockpit chrono package, heated seats, checkered roof graphics, JCW air filter


CROSS Coilover suspension, M7 strut brace, cabrio strut braces, Madness 22 mm rear sway bar, Madness 15% pulley, Madness JCW air filter upgrade, Dinan Stage 3 software, MSD coil pack and ignition wires, NGK Iridium plugs, ALTA adjustible sway bar links, "One Ball" exhaust mod, Hamann PG4 8x18 with Michelin 225/35/zr18 ps2's (Custom painted centers) Texas speedwerks Damper, wheel studs and mutkegi nuts