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    Mini lands on Astra

    Chap I know on the 300ZX forum has a MK4 Astra SRi as a daily runner and this happened yesterday.

    No one was injured. Can't say Im bothered about the Mini, but shame about the Astra.

    He parked the car as normal, reversed up to the brick wall of a secure car park. Above the wall is a grass verge going up to another car park. Basically the Mini has gone across the car park, down the verge, hit the brick wall, landed on the car and then rolled onto its roof.

    He nearly took his Z to work, so is relieved in that respect.

    The chap who owns the Mini claims the hand brake was fully and the car had slid down the hill or the brakes had failed.



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    really liked the UV corsa and I think its a shame it never got finished, and is not just rusting away

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    nasty.....Astra looks like a tigra now

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    christ. .

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    ...it was a Mini Adventure....
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    really liked the UV corsa and I think its a shame it never got finished, and is not just rusting away

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    wow! quite impressive on the 'now I didn't expect that to happen' points system! glad no one was hurt, must of been quite a spectical to watch the mini roll down the hill!

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    bleedin heck! that looks mad! and yeah it looks like a tigra! awesome! lucky he didn't take the 300 out that day! 'secure' car park huh!
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    Is that an icy grassy slope?

    Thats well mad....
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    Did the mini driver park on the grass slope or something?!
    Sold my Astra to buy a house.

    Now drive a 205 GTI 2.0 16v

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    i saw all this, thats the car park me n all my fellow apprentices use when we go to college on mondays.

    its bizzare, it really is. The mini was parked in the middle of the car park, after being parked up for 5+ minutes, next thing it started to roll back on its own accord, hit the curb and looked like it was going to stop but decided to roll over and carry on down the hill!!

    that astra was the ONLY car in the car park, sods law it had to land on it!

    when we were lookin at it, we tryed turning the back wheels of the mini, but they were firmly locked........so the handbrake was on but how has it set of rolling???!

    it had some work done to the brakes last week, so they are questioning the work
    JP driving SRI-T, totally standard, whats the best way forward!?

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    I think the Astra won the fight tho....
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