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Saturday 8th July   8am Sharp
This event is to be held at the premises of VG Auto Paints & Tools, 11 Amax Ave, Girraween, NSW and is open to members from the Sprite Car club and the Mini Car Club. 
This lesson will explain dent repair, spray gun setup. Spray painting, primer, colour, clear, sanding, buffing and polish and paint protection.
There will be opportunities for members to get up and have a go with the equipment.
VG Auto Paints will go through the steps and different product options on how to do basic repairs.
• Using Nikki & Filler
• Sanding
• Spray Putty
• Primer
• Paint
• Blending
• Clearcoat
• Buffing & Polishing

You do not have to have any prior knowledge and is completely free.
VG Auto Paints qualified Spray Painter’s and Panelbeaters will explain the process in an easy to understand way. 

The lesson goes from 8am till 12pm with a break in between steps. Followed by a BBQ organised by the Sprite club.

Please RSVP by Friday 7th July
For further information and to confirm your attendance please contact Rob Weir 0418161916 or Michael Benton 0411019112 or email

Where: 11 Amax Ave, Girraween.


2017 Memberships are now due

Mini Car Club of NSW


It’s that time of the year to renew your Mini Car Club membership for 2017. Membership renewals are due on 1st January each year.

For all members with Club Plated cars you MUST be a financial member of the club to legally drive your car.

Contact club secretary Joan Vaughan on 9153 7635 with your credit card details or go online and fill in the membership form and pay via Pay Pal or Direct Debit.

National Australia Bank, Auburn, NSW

Account Name: Mini Car Club of NSW

BSB No. 082-112

Account No. 509161229

Or fill out the form in the East West magazine and send with a cheque payable to “Mini Car Club of NSW” and post to PO Box 164 Mortdale, NSW 2223.

Help keep the Mini spirit alive and continue to be a member of one of the strongest and most diverse motoring clubs in NSW.