Bright lights

Y’all better learn how to work those high beams of yours (turning them off would be a big step) or so-help-me-swear-to-god I’m going to mirror plate the back end of the MINI.

Just watch for:

  • a car in front of you
  • a tell tale blue light on your dashboard someplace
  • Yes kids…it’s, just, that, easy

By Don

Lead bottle washer at, host at and tech guru for the MotoringFile family of sites.


  1. Don’t know if its this way in your part, but out here in the desert everyone has a lifted rig but of course they don’t bother readjusting the lights. End result, severe retinal damage whenever I drive at night. Its too bad we can’t fit rear floods on the MINI, give them a taste of their own medicine, or perhaps some laser system to point in their eyes??

  2. yea, that’s a problem up here as well.

    I’m tellin’ ya, mirror/chrome plating on the boot might work wonders.

    Or mirror tint on the boot window 🙂

  3. You know how on the less cool American cars, there’s the little switch on the rear-view mirror to switch down whene’er there’s bright lits behind ya, to dim? I want that switch to instead reflect into Asshole McTruckdriver’s eyes.

  4. I try that with the outside mirrors….when the car behind me backs off, I know I have been successful.

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