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Forum: F54 :: Clubman Talk (2015+) 04-22-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 371
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
Way's website will not function in Canada, you...

Way's website will not function in Canada, you north of the border??
Forum: MINIs & Minis for Sale 04-22-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,391
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
OP has not been back here since 4/14. You may...

OP has not been back here since 4/14. You may get hit will a bunch of spam as you listed your email. If you want, just send me the money that the Nigerian is going to hit you up for relative to a...
Forum: F54 :: Clubman Talk (2015+) 04-19-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 371
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
What are you thinking about, suspension first and...

What are you thinking about, suspension first and then the motor?
Forum: F54 :: Clubman Talk (2015+) 04-19-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 371
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
There is a link on the bottom of my signature...

There is a link on the bottom of my signature that will show you all 24 vendors that are here on NAM. If there is an aftermarket parts that will work and not break on day 1, chances are they will...
Forum: 1st Gear 04-18-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 172
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
Welcome to NAM. Color is pretty good, not...

Welcome to NAM.

Color is pretty good, not that I have any preferences at all . . . . .
Forum: General MINI Talk 04-17-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 253
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
They make stuff for boats but it is chlorine...

They make stuff for boats but it is chlorine based and I would be concerned with it bleaching the color out of the carpet. They do make the plastic pails with calcium chloride that will absorb...
Forum: General MINI Talk 04-16-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
MOTD Blast from the Past

We are putting some stuff together for the NAM Tent at this year's MOTD. Have been looking at some old posts and found the below link to a Motor Trend article.
...
Forum: 1st Gear 04-15-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 218
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
Welcome to NAM, thanks for taking the time to get...

Welcome to NAM, thanks for taking the time to get involved.

Any pictures??
Forum: R52 :: Cabrio Talk (2005-2008) 04-14-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
As advertised, got a 3/4" drop out the AST rear...

As advertised, got a 3/4" drop out the AST rear springs. The Koni/Eibachs that came with the kit dropped 2" and would hit the bump stop a whole lot (they were designed for the R50/R53). The ASTs...
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 04-14-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 387
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
First, that is a very nice clean MINI. Try...

First, that is a very nice clean MINI.

Try removing the following interior fuses (no specific order) one at a time and then open the door to see if the needle moves; F3 - Digital Clock/Power...
Forum: 1st Gear 04-13-2018, 05:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 312
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
Stripe looks great

Stripe looks great
Forum: General MINI Talk 04-13-2018, 05:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,276
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
I also would like to nominate both Detroit Tuned...

I also would like to nominate both Detroit Tuned and OutMotoring, both of which have been helping NAM members for 15 years.
Forum: 1st Gear 04-12-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 312
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
Welcome to NAM. Thanks for taking the time to...

Welcome to NAM. Thanks for taking the time to get involved.
Forum: 1st Gear 04-08-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
Welcome to NAM. Nice looking car, great...

Welcome to NAM.

Nice looking car, great color, not that I have any preferences . . . .
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 04-08-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 178
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
I see you have two posts in the 1st gear area so...

I see you have two posts in the 1st gear area so I am going to move this one to the Gen2 Stk Problems/Issues section.
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 04-08-2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 178
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
Welcome to NAM. If you have not already asked...

Welcome to NAM. If you have not already asked this question in the Gen2 Stock Problems/Issues section I suggest you do so. I am aware of a settlement on some of the early Gen2 engines but I do not...
Forum: F60 :: Countryman Talk (2016+) 04-07-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 378
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
I use the ModMINI method for using a 2x4 to jack...

I use the ModMINI method for using a 2x4 to jack against that allows easy access to the OEM pick points for my stands.
Forum: Interior/Exterior 04-06-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,490
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
The OP has not been around since 2016. NAM...

The OP has not been around since 2016.

NAM is a treasure trove of older posts. I "rebooted" a header thread recently and with allot of new members have thought about picking an oldie but goodie...
Forum: R50/R53 :: Hatch Talk (2002-2006) 04-05-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 680
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
We have a pool going in another section on how...

We have a pool going in another section on how soon you will experience the most dreaded five words that a MINI owner can ever hear; "Your car is so cute!"
Forum: R50/R53 :: Hatch Talk (2002-2006) 04-05-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 680
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
And of course where are our manners????? ...

And of course where are our manners?????

Welcome to NAM as now with a Gen1 Facelift JCW with Factory LSD you have joined an elite group of individuals that recognize the MINI as a great handling...
Forum: R50/R53 :: Hatch Talk (2002-2006) 04-05-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 680
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
A bucket list: 1.) RMW Shorty Header 2.) ...

A bucket list:

1.) RMW Shorty Header
2.) 450/550 injectors
3.) 2% overdrive pulley
4.) Header with a high flow cat
5.) RMW Tune
6.) Stiffer rear sway bar
7.) A week of the Tail of the...
Forum: R50/R53 :: Hatch Talk (2002-2006) 04-05-2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 907
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
I have read posts where the caps on some the...

I have read posts where the caps on some the Asian made tanks are defective. With NAM you will get as many opinions as there are members.

When I bought my vert, I removed the existing plastic...
Forum: R50/R53 :: Hatch Talk (2002-2006) 04-05-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 907
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
If you just type in R53 Coolant Tank, should see...

If you just type in R53 Coolant Tank, should see all sorts of options. Many of the vendors here have both the plastic oem style and the metal aftermarket types. Click the link at the bottom of my...
Forum: R50/R53 :: Hatch Talk (2002-2006) 04-05-2018, 04:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 680
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
Hmmmmm a facelift with factory LSD??????

Hmmmmm a facelift with factory LSD??????
Forum: General MINI Talk 04-04-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
There are some greats runs all along the Parkway....

There are some greats runs all along the Parkway. Pretty sure that Jeff will be leading the "Otter" Group that hits the twisites.

You do not know what a MINI is until you hit some runs like...
Forum: General MINI Talk 04-04-2018, 06:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 764
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
The articles in the How to Buy thread has more...

The articles in the How to Buy thread has more detail but the 05/06s are known as the facelift models. Interior is a little different relative to the speedo/radio console, the bumpers are a little...
Forum: General MINI Talk 04-04-2018, 05:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 447
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
Blue Ridge Parkway Tour

If you cannot make MINIs on the Dragon this year, the Tarheel MINI Club has a three day tour of the Blue Ridge Parkway in June. This is great experience with beautiful scenery and for those that...
Forum: R50/R53 :: Hatch Talk (2002-2006) 04-03-2018, 04:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 806
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
If I wanted that I would have bought a Prius . ....

If I wanted that I would have bought a Prius . . . .
Forum: 1st Gear 04-01-2018, 03:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 507
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
If you have to pay others to "fix it up", IMO its...

If you have to pay others to "fix it up", IMO its the junk yard route. If you can do the work yourself and have some cash laying around, put an engine in it. Either way it does not sound as if...
Forum: United States :: National Events 03-30-2018, 04:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 216
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
This is a great trip. Beautiful scenery and...

This is a great trip. Beautiful scenery and some great twisty runs for those that like them.
Forum: R50/R53 :: Hatch Talk (2002-2006) 03-30-2018, 03:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
Yes it could be the crank pulley. What many of...

Yes it could be the crank pulley. What many of us do not think about too much is the age of the car and what impact age has on certain parts such as the crank pulley with the rubber components. ...
Forum: R50/R53 :: Hatch Talk (2002-2006) 03-29-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 363
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
Check the battery for how many volts it has and...

Check the battery for how many volts it has and whether the alternator is working properly charging it.
Forum: General MINI Talk 03-28-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
Who are the NAM Vendors?

I have been kicking around preparing a thread on each of the 25 Vendors here on NAM. I have started sending out feelers to them on what they think about the idea. There are a couple that have...
Forum: General MINI Talk 03-28-2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 764
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
Problem with looking at all the posts here on a...

Problem with looking at all the posts here on a daily basis is reading through the entire post and comprehending what was said. I was the lead in preparing the How to Buy a Used Gen1 and I would...
Forum: Suspension 03-25-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 395
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
Most the time when weekend mechanic wannabes work...

Most the time when weekend mechanic wannabes work on their MINIs with no lift and a limited amount of tools, the "god I love this car" is replaced by calling the beloved one every derogatory word one...
Forum: 1st Gear 03-23-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 189
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
Welcome again as I put a post up on your...

Welcome again as I put a post up on your questions on what model CM you had.
Forum: 1st Gear 03-23-2018, 04:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
Hmmm a Gen1 supercharger guy, not that I have any...

Hmmm a Gen1 supercharger guy, not that I have any preferences . . . . . .
Forum: Suspension 03-22-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 243
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
I changed mine a couple of weeks ago and it was...

I changed mine a couple of weeks ago and it was not that bad.

I rate MINI jobs by how many times I say PintheA or MFSofB and actual don't think I said either.
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 03-20-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
Moving you to the Stock Problems/Issues section.

Moving you to the Stock Problems/Issues section.
Forum: R60 :: Countryman Talk (2010-2015) 03-20-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 273
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
Going to leave this up so others may see what may...

Going to leave this up so others may see what may be lurking out there.

Yes, I did change the email to protect the innocents . . .
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 03-19-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 19,143
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
Most women will never understand. Here I am...

Most women will never understand. Here I am drooling and ogling a RMW Shorty Header.
Forum: 1st Gear 03-19-2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 252
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
Welcome to NAM. If a hardtop/sunroof you...

Welcome to NAM.

If a hardtop/sunroof you have the n14 engine. How many miles on the car? Do you know the number of past owners? Any maintenance records? Some, not all, of the n14's have...
Forum: General MINI Talk 03-18-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
Hah, you just keep working you young...

Hah, you just keep working you young wippersnapper so vetsvette, 2017All4 and good ole Whine not Walnuts can get our SS check each month.

Sorry gotta go get my senior citizen discount coffee at...
Forum: Suspension 03-17-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
If similar to my older version, and depending on...

If similar to my older version, and depending on how you can adjust the rear units, can start at 50 on front and 50 on back. Once you have driven for a while, then can tweak.
Forum: General MINI Talk 03-16-2018, 04:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
Think you left one letter/number off, that will...

Think you left one letter/number off, that will not run
Forum: R50/R53 :: Hatch Talk (2002-2006) 03-16-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
Hmmmmm, I can see it but if I logout then...

Hmmmmm, I can see it but if I logout then nothing. That is the trouble with having the keys to the place, I can see everything all the time.

Let me get the IT folks on this.
Forum: R50/R53 :: Hatch Talk (2002-2006) 03-16-2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 392
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
You may start out with a CVT but they usually...

You may start out with a CVT but they usually morph into a MVYF transmission. "Movement Via Your Feet" similar to what Fred Flintstone drove.
Forum: 1st Gear 03-16-2018, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
Welcome to NAM, great looking MINIs!!!

Welcome to NAM, great looking MINIs!!!
Forum: 1st Gear 03-14-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 311
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
I chuckle when I think about the day we did the...

I chuckle when I think about the day we did the ride. The OP's car had old tires and it was a bummer getting stuck behind him. Two of us went from our area and neither one of us are small. We got...
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 03-13-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 722
Posted By Whine not Walnuts
Reminds me of the recent thread talking about...

Reminds me of the recent thread talking about beer and good food. I commented about drooling over a good sandwich. Now Jan has to post the above so I have to go get my napkin as drooling again . ....
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