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Old 06-30-2018, 08:43 AM
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Changed the cabin microfilter (one pleat slightly chewed and a tbs of small 1/8" seed husks as evidence of critters in the previous owner's garage).
Changed the engine air filter - not too dirty but enough to do it while I had the cover off.
Pulled the windshield washer pump behind the wheel well liner - lots of leafy debris in the fluid that poured out from the bottom and a bit of grunge on the gasket/strainer.
The washer had been a little intermittent and pretty wimpy, now its reliable and sprays with much stronger streams.
I was going to order a new pump but glad now that I didn't and instead simply addressed the underlying problem.
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Old 06-30-2018, 08:30 PM
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Discovered that a Keg fits pretty well in the back of a GP.
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Old 06-30-2018, 09:17 PM
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Discovered that a Keg fits pretty well in the back of a GP.


I'd been doing that for decade. Mini carries a half barrel keg more securely than another other vehicles I tried.

As for wine I've done 6 cases. No sag on the Swift springs. I wonder how many sacks of weed can Mini carry.
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Old 07-01-2018, 12:31 PM
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well its official, I have probably one of the loudest minis in the world..... I have a 04 R53 JCW and over the last few months I have removed the mufflers first, than the resonator, and now the cat, so yes... a true straight piped mini, and let me tell you it is insane
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Old 07-02-2018, 03:16 AM
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Finally found the Canadian Coolerworks dealer and ordered the shifter, should be in in next week or so.my baby is going to have a new clicker.
Ben
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Old 07-02-2018, 08:44 AM
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Got back from vacation and tested the battery to see how much life is left after not driving him for a short while. Battery was registering 12.03v... eek But he cranked over and idled fine. Took him for short drive and battery is back up to speed.
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Finally found the Canadian Coolerworks dealer and ordered the shifter, should be in in next week or so.my baby is going to have a new clicker.
Ben
The joystick is something to look forward to.
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Old 07-02-2018, 11:27 AM
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Ran the track at Watkins Glen International with 300 other MINI's.





Wow, thats a great turn out.
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Old 07-02-2018, 12:20 PM
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mini's got pumps

I got Desire a set of pumps.

no, no, not these



changing running shoes should be a breeze from hereon

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Old 07-02-2018, 02:09 PM
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Happy Monday everyone.... this is what's been done in past couple days. Black Scuttles with smoked led side markers, black Cooper S badge, rear wiper delete, tints, black fuel door and cnt exhaust system..... more to come!





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Old 07-02-2018, 05:35 PM
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The joystick is something to look forward to.
Waited too long.
Thank you for all the help and let me bug you all the time.
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Old 07-03-2018, 01:44 PM
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Got some new valve stem caps to match my mirrors
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Old 07-04-2018, 01:08 AM
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Thought this could be an idea for an ongoing thread and I have something to put in.

Finally installed my super charger pulley with my boyfriend! He got it for me a year ago for Valentine's day but it's been sitting in the box ever since. He took the initiative this Valentine's day to get the belt, removal tool, and spark plugs. Installation went fairly smoothe, still haven't fired her up because my battery is dead from leaving my headlights on a couple days ago (whoops). We're gunna go jump her in a few and go for a night cruise.

So... what'd you do to your mini today?
Well, I got into a fender bender with someone. Thankfully, the only thing damaged was the license plate. And a scratch on the other guy's bumper. Gonna cost me something
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Old 07-04-2018, 02:03 PM
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autocrossed with the oem header, car felt choked up running the oem cat and a high flow cat further down. welded on a new flex pipe for the 4:1 header it sure does open it up on top, glad to have the oem off again..

also I suck at welding if it's not on a bench in front of me





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Old 07-05-2018, 05:41 PM
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Brought it home from the dealership (brand new today!)
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Old 07-06-2018, 08:21 AM
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Old 07-08-2018, 12:06 PM
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Installed on our Clubman, new chrome grill trim, top and bottom. Union Jack puddle lights, Union Jack door pulls and glove box button. This is after I got it back from having new shocks, water pump, valve cover, front control arm bushings, 25mm rear sway bar, new tires and a 4 wheel alignment. I almost forgot, front floor mats.
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Old 07-08-2018, 06:02 PM
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Got a great shine!


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Old 07-09-2018, 08:55 AM
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What I did to my Mini Today.

I put a new fan resistor in and now it works like a charm.

In 2 weeks she is getting her Alta pulley put on and then new exhaust header and exhaust piping.
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Thats like glass, well done.
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Old 07-11-2018, 11:28 AM
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My shifter is in the house...love it, and thanks to coolerworx canada.
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Switched to a JCW **** in my R50 w/ craven speed short shift kit. Fits perfect and feels a lot better than the OEM ball.

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Old 07-13-2018, 09:41 AM
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Drove him to work today. Still a lot of fun...

I really need to figure out the suspension setup as the struts are toast after 14y 8m. lol Been driving the Odyssey (susp rebuilt 45k miles ago) and the CRX (adj susp rebuilt 18k miles ago) around before returning to the Mini... and the Mini needs assistance.
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I blacked out the chrome beltline trim with the matte tape from OutMotoring. There's a few little bubbles & creases, but overall it turned out really well!
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