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09-16-2018, 03:47 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,383
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

I did a fair amount of research when I put MI in...

I did a fair amount of research when I put MI in my Gen1. IMO the pump is an interior rated product and placing it anywhere that there is a chance of moisture getting to it may lead to premature...
09-15-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Sticky Last Act
Views: 880
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Last Act

I am bowing out as Admin here. Still have my MINI and don't plan on getting rid of it any time in the future. For my Swan Song I created this Forum dedicated to some very talented individuals. I am...
Forum: 1st Gear
09-03-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 484
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Welcome to NAM and back to the MINI Fold. ...

Welcome to NAM and back to the MINI Fold.

Nice looking MINI you have there.
Forum: Site Feedback
08-30-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Much better together

than apart.

Odd how things work. Some of you may know that a couple of months ago a years long feud between the two largest MINI forums; North American Motoring and Motoring Alliance was ended....
Forum: 1st Gear
08-29-2018, 05:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 235
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Welcome to NAM. Great looking Gen1 MINI/

Welcome to NAM.

Great looking Gen1 MINI/
08-27-2018, 04:21 PM
Replies: 44
Drivetrain Finally Internals!
Views: 2,353
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Blown engines suck big time for sure. This all...

Blown engines suck big time for sure. This all makes me so happy I have the Dodge Neon Tritec Engine in my car.
08-25-2018, 06:11 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 23,605
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Did some mountain runs yesterday. No wobbles or...

Did some mountain runs yesterday. No wobbles or vibrations under some hard and constant braking. First time the EBC Reds saw some good heat. My eyes and ears are nowhere as good as they were years...
08-25-2018, 05:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 858
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

BMW has their Gummi Pflege and NAPA has Silglyde....

BMW has their Gummi Pflege and NAPA has Silglyde. Used the latter on both of my s2000s and now my R52. I also spray white lithium on all the metal pivot points (be sure to cover non metal areas up...
Forum: Detailing 101
08-23-2018, 05:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 752
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

or whether the car had cosmetic repairs made from...

or whether the car had cosmetic repairs made from shipping rash. I read something once that over half the "new" cars sold have had dealer repairs made due to shipping damage.
08-23-2018, 05:36 AM
Replies: 2
R52 - R52 07 3rd Brake Light
Views: 380
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

I am thinking that if it is sold, Out Motoring or...

I am thinking that if it is sold, Out Motoring or ECS will have it.
08-21-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Sorry to hear that

Sorry to hear that
Forum: 1st Gear
08-20-2018, 05:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 183
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Welcome to NAM.

Welcome to NAM.
Forum: 1st Gear
08-19-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Welcome to NAM. Drive it south until you hit...

Welcome to NAM.

Drive it south until you hit that Appalachians, then find some twisties . . . . .

and a nice looking MINI.
Forum: News
08-18-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,892
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

MINI wins VIR

The MINI JCW team took 1st and 3rd today in the IMSA race today at VIR. I was at the race and visited several different locations on the track during the race. The Street Tuner Class that MINI...
Forum: 1st Gear
08-16-2018, 03:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 498
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Welcome to NAM, nice looking Gen1 you have there.

Welcome to NAM, nice looking Gen1 you have there.
08-15-2018, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 296
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Send me a PM with three choices for your new name...

Send me a PM with three choices for your new name and I will make the change for you.
Forum: 1st Gear
08-15-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 293
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Welcome to NAM. I live in North Carolina...

Welcome to NAM.

I live in North Carolina where 2 inches of snow will close schools for a week. Yes a week.

Nice looking Gen1.
08-15-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,665
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

:popcorn: If you happen to run out of things...

:popcorn:

If you happen to run out of things to discuss, some ideas ;
...
Forum: 1st Gear
08-15-2018, 05:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Welcome to NAM. The only thing better than a...

Welcome to NAM.

The only thing better than a MINI is a droptop MINI . . . . . . .
08-14-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,665
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

The first word in the title . . . . . . ...

The first word in the title . . . . . .

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gsC4kf6x_Q0
08-14-2018, 04:53 AM
Replies: 4
R50/53 - R50/53 Need help identifying clip
Views: 324
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Out Motoring and ECS both have those types of...

Out Motoring and ECS both have those types of parts.
08-09-2018, 05:02 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,665
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Bingo on the bolt. Hose stressed and cracked the...

Bingo on the bolt. Hose stressed and cracked the radiator.
Forum: 1st Gear
08-08-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 318
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Welcome to NAM. Tar Heel MINI Club has a...

Welcome to NAM.

Tar Heel MINI Club has a three day event coming up in September if you want to see what a MINI can do.

and, great looking car.
08-08-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 8
R50/53 - R50/53 Tires leaning in
Views: 533
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

A great post

A great post
08-07-2018, 05:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,144
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

I enjoy the interaction and the knowledge library...

I enjoy the interaction and the knowledge library that a forum offers. I would like to have the ability to visit other MINI forums where there are different perspectives and unique flavors.

With...
Forum: 1st Gear
08-06-2018, 03:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Welcome to NAM.

Welcome to NAM.
08-05-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,208
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

I got my pulley puller and 17% pulley from Way on...

I got my pulley puller and 17% pulley from Way on Saturday. Today I did some data logging using both Ista, that I recorded with a program that records what you see on your screen and an iphone ap. ...
Forum: Suspension
08-02-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,148
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

I have ASTs on my R52. I did allot of research...

I have ASTs on my R52. I did allot of research on them and even talked to the US Rep. They did exactly what the literature said they would do.

:thumbsup:
08-02-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Long distance diagnosis is like throwing darts at...

Long distance diagnosis is like throwing darts at a board blindfolded. A MINI shop will have Insta software that has test templates on how to determine what is wrong. If you are not comfortable...
08-02-2018, 05:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 460
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

There are two MAP sensors and your code points...

There are two MAP sensors and your code points toward one of them.

Where the TMAP and MAP are located:...
08-02-2018, 04:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,492
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Well, this is going were I tried to steer it. ...

Well, this is going were I tried to steer it.

As I noted above, years back you complained about a vendor it was off the ban van with you. My "interrogation" was more for my own edification than...
Forum: 1st Gear
08-01-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Welcome to NAM. Suggest you check out the...

Welcome to NAM.

Suggest you check out the Countryman section here as I am pretty sure you find threads on the questions you have.

And by the way, pictures are always good here. They are like...
07-31-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,296
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

If you want something with MINI on it, get a...

If you want something with MINI on it, get a vinyl cut letter shop to make you few up. That is what I did with my rims. I get people saying they did not know that MINI made a rim like mine. Well...
07-31-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,597
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

In most places where people congregate there are...

In most places where people congregate there are usually some BS artist that talks like they are the absolute epitome of the given subject. I can tell you that Dave does know his stuff when it...
Forum: 1st Gear
07-30-2018, 05:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 560
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Welcome to NAM. Ask and you should get more...

Welcome to NAM.

Ask and you should get more than a few opinions. What is your budget?
Forum: 1st Gear
07-28-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 11,034
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Updated????????? You have the Gen1 MINI that is...

Updated????????? You have the Gen1 MINI that is the best of them all.
Forum: JCW Garage
07-23-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 962
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

I am thinking the airbox was an 05 thing. I...

I am thinking the airbox was an 05 thing.

I don't know the grind of the cam you have but I have RMW's Dominator Cam, 450 injectors and Jan's tune along with Way's 2% overdrive crank pulley. You...
07-23-2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Was the axle replaced in the past as I have seen...

Was the axle replaced in the past as I have seen on other cars that the retaining clip can score the inside of the transmission that allows more oil to enter the area by the seal and the seal cannot...
Forum: 1st Gear
07-22-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Welcome to NAM. Too bad about the Mocha...

Welcome to NAM.

Too bad about the Mocha Shake you got.

Would think a stiffer rear swaybar would help out and as it appears you are more than quite capable of turning your own wrenches and quite...
07-22-2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,910
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

I have a RMW Dominator and although Jan does not...

I have a RMW Dominator and although Jan does not mention the fact, when I installed it I did use a gauge to test it, yep they all hit. Now not enough to bind the thing up but I did not want the lobe...
07-20-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,396
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Yep this is what realoem has: ...

Yep this is what realoem has:

https://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=RH33-USA-05-2005-R52-Mini-Cooper_S&diagId=51_5419
07-20-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,396
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

The ECS guy knows allot about verts has he has...

The ECS guy knows allot about verts has he has one. As there are wires going down into the window glass area is the motor down in there? Would think that www.realoem.com may have some drawings on...
Forum: 1st Gear
07-20-2018, 05:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 309
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

You should be able to see a picture icon when you...

You should be able to see a picture icon when you create a post. I do not use the cloud, I don't even have a smart phone, I just upload from my laptop.
07-20-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 787
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

It could be nothing as well, need to find out...

It could be nothing as well, need to find out first what it is.
07-20-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 787
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Would think it would depend on what the glue is...

Would think it would depend on what the glue is made of and the longer it sits there if there is any solvents in it.
07-20-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,421
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Sure it is "just a street car" . . . . ...

Sure it is "just a street car" . . . .

George Strait has some "ocean front" property in Arizona if you believe that.
Forum: 1st Gear
07-16-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 351
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Welcome to NAM. Thanks for becoming one of...

Welcome to NAM.

Thanks for becoming one of the 1% that participate by posting.

Now, as you have lurking here, how about some pictures of your Gen1?
07-16-2018, 05:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 399
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Going to move you to the Stock Problems/Issues...

Going to move you to the Stock Problems/Issues section.

You can pull up information on www.RealOem.com

Be sure to have the month/year your car was built when you pull it up.
07-15-2018, 05:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 677
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

The MINI is not an air cooled Porsche that means...

The MINI is not an air cooled Porsche that means the AC is very good. If you are not getting good circulation then either the fan motor is shot or the duct actuators are on the fritz. Have you had...
07-15-2018, 05:00 AM
Replies: 199
R50/53 - R50/53 2006 JCW R53 "Refresh"
Views: 11,930
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

On the coolant, and while you are in front...

On the coolant, and while you are in front service mode, have you thought about changing out the water pump? There may be a threaded engine block screw to drain but I am not aware of one.
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