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This Moldovan Mini Cooper Is A One-Man Club

May 16, 2017
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Robert in LA
Robert in LA
After viewing this video a few times, I realized that I wasn’t really reading the sub-titles, I was listening to Sergiu. And then it dawned on me, that he is probably speaking Romanian or one of the dialects. Romanian, like Italian, is a romance language, and not all that far from Spanish. Almost everyone in Los Angeles speaks some Spanish. It goes with the territory. I keep looking at Sergiu’s Mini which has been very completely reworked. Almost everything has been touched. The fender flares and wider wheels are nicely done. The red piping on the seat upholstery looks like… Read more »
Justin Nicholas
Justin Nicholas

Nice ride. I thought that Mini Coopers had two fuel tanks.

Robert in LA
Robert in LA

Yes. One in the left rear fender well; one in the right. Not the best for collisions, but good for space utilization, and balance.

Terry
Terry

great video, great car, great guy
I love that he has a pug too, the Mini Cooper of dogs.

Robert in LA
Robert in LA
First rate. I really love these films about people, like Sergiu Topala, who have truly exhaustive knowledge of their cars, and who are so deeply steeped in the communities and knowledge of the marques they favor. In places like Molodavia and Eastern Europe generally, cars were so very valuable in terms of what ordinary people could afford. In consequence of this they were repaired, rebuilt, and restored until a body of knowledge of them emerged that thoroughly transcended anything that the original design engineers could have imagined. In California it is often Hispanic mechanics and restorers who have that kind… Read more »
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