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That's fantastic or so wrong.!!! I have always sneered at people who put car seat covers on to protect the seat and then never appreciate the seats. Sadly now with our dog I find I put them on or at least passenger side for his muddy paws and don't bother totake it off as its a hassle.
 

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I used to have one of those beaded seat covers on my very first car - a B Reg Fiesta Popular.

I felt it added a certain debonaire je ne sais quoi to the ambience of the grey solid plastic interior.
Hey I thought those were practical - like for keeping your backside cool in the summer or something. I never had one myself but I admit to having a steering wheel cover (not fuzzy) in my 1980 Camaro. The car had a steering wheel made of some kind of rubber that would go all sticky in the heat.
 

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I put a sticker on the back of my mg metro that looked like a bullet hole. Hmmm thought it cool then!
 

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Cool idea. Now if there were only a way to keep rogue french fries (freedom fries?) from escaping and spending the next 5 years lodged in an inaccessible crevice, stinking up the car, I'd get one.

I swear I am not going to eat in this car. Not once.
 

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Hey I thought those were practical - like for keeping your backside cool in the summer or something. I never had one myself but I admit to having a steering wheel cover (not fuzzy) in my 1980 Camaro. The car had a steering wheel made of some kind of rubber that would go all sticky in the heat.
Apparently they were suppose to massage your back and bum. They looked a little like something out of a torture chamber but I have to admit were actually rather comfortable.

... they looked utterly naff mind you. What was I thinking?

That fiesta popular didn't have a passenger rear view mirror, had a steering wheel made of solid and very smooth plastic, no headrests, no horn and a 850cc engine and I absolutely loved it!
 

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Cool idea. Now if there were only a way to keep rogue french fries (freedom fries?) from escaping and spending the next 5 years lodged in an inaccessible crevice, stinking up the car, I'd get one.

I swear I am not going to eat in this car. Not once.
That's what I told myself, Uke.

Then I remembered we like to tailgate at LA Galaxy games. :-O

We did it last Sunday. It was the Cup match--they won!

We managed to not make a mess or spill any adult beverages (the latter being a crime of a different order). Haha!

JP
 
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That fiesta popular didn't have a passenger rear view mirror, had a steering wheel made of solid and very smooth plastic, no headrests, no horn and a 850cc engine and I absolutely loved it!
I guess the name "Popular" makes sense then. No horn is an awesome idea. It give you an excuse to yell at other cars through the open window.

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I swear I am not going to eat in this car. Not once.
Hmmm... let us know in a year or so if that's still true! I confess stopping regularly at my local 7-11 for coffee and doughnuts when running errands. There's no way you can't get that flaky sugar on the seats. Hey, it just adds to the sublime, decadent enjoyment of my Mini!

I've oft been tempted to get those beaded seat covers. In DC they were a staple of cab drivers - figured they must know something sitting in a car eight hours a day.
 

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Scotch(a glaze equivalent) guard on mine, went bonkers when my daughter got chocolate on them first week but it just wiped straight off
 

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There's a heated car seat cover just below on the same page. Look at the $ you could have saved. I wonder if somebody sells an add on 1 cylinder engine so I can upgrade to an "S"?
 

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My dealer will sort me out with a Mini LED Door Projector for about £100. Close to pointless, but I confess, I'm tempted. Someone, talk me out of it...please!

http://dealer-blog.mini.jp/mini_kokura_fukuokanishi/2014/10/miniled.html
H E double hockey sticks NO! I'm gonna head out to the dealer and get me two. I think they are a great way of saying to people, "You're getting into a MINI, prepare for takeoff." Can someone find ones that have pithy sayings? Like "Fiats Suck" or "My other car is a Rolls?" Hmmm I see a market here...:D
 

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One can imagine a feature where the doors would project images from your USB drive, like a slideshow. How cool would that be?

Except eventually some poor fool would stick his porn collection in there by mistake and frighten the animals...
 
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