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06-19-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 63
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Posted By beken

My daughter learned to drive my manual...

My daughter learned to drive my manual transmission MINI. She passed her driving test and achieved her license driving my manual transmission MINI. After she graduated from U and made enough money...
04-10-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,397
Posted By Mineeee

Im an old man in a Justa, I wave when I actually...

Im an old man in a Justa, I wave when I actually notice another mini. Half the time with my eyes getting older I dont notice them till they are half way past me, and lord knows how many I miss...
08-30-2018, 04:39 PM
Replies: 20,441
Views: 2,513,248
Posted By bratling

Well, you know how it is. Some men just lack the...

Well, you know how it is. Some men just lack the delicate touch required to correctly mesh the moving parts.

Don’t worry, she’ll find a new one eventually. When she brings home one that can drive...
08-30-2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 20,441
Views: 2,513,248
Posted By Eddie07S

Go You! :thumbsup: I have 2 daughters that I...

Go You! :thumbsup:

I have 2 daughters that I taught to drive a stick. I also taught them how to change a tire, check the oil, change the oil (just so they would know so shops wouldn’t be able to...
07-02-2018, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 409
Posted By bee1000n

Miles until your next oil service is due

Miles until your next oil service is due
05-27-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,401
Posted By Minnie.the.Moocher

100% my feelings. I would have posted a similar...

100% my feelings. I would have posted a similar comment but decided to not be the first on this issue as I was on the non political stuff in the past.

I was going to use a similar reference like...
05-19-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,401
Posted By dmath

I'm very new here and this post is the first I've...

I'm very new here and this post is the first I've heard of dueling forums. I would argue for removing the restrictions regarding naming or linking to the other forum. First, it seems a little...
05-19-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,401
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

And by the way, the moderators here and myself...

And by the way, the moderators here and myself are all volunteers. We have no stake in Internet Brands or NAM and receive no compensation for doing what we do here. We gain nothing from any type of...
05-02-2018, 10:28 PM
Replies: 5
R52 - R52 Trunk open light
Views: 779
Posted By rkw

When it started happening to me, initially I...

When it started happening to me, initially I would stick layers of stuff at the contact point but it would only work temporarily. I had to keep making it thicker and eventually tried a coin or two...
05-02-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
R52 - R52 Trunk open light
Views: 779
Posted By MVPeters

Put 2 or 3 layers of electrical tape where the...

Put 2 or 3 layers of electrical tape where the plunger contacts the tail gate.
05-02-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
R52 - R52 Trunk open light
Views: 779
Posted By rkw

It's a known problem with the switch that the...

It's a known problem with the switch that the tailgate presses on when closed. MINI updated the switch with a longer plunger. Order part 61319119052 from the dealer or Google the number for online...
04-30-2018, 01:49 PM
Replies: 29
R50/53 - R50/53 MC40 on Wheelers Dealers
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Posted By RickBe

The Alta intake that I bought in '03 used some of...

The Alta intake that I bought in '03 used some of the stock weather stripping to seal the new part to the hood so that air would be drawn through the grille below the driver's-side windshield wiper....
03-23-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By MCSmoonshine

I'm pretty sure this is a known issue with the...

I'm pretty sure this is a known issue with the 1st get sport seats. I always have a sore back whenever I drive my car more than 3 or 4 hours at a time. I think (not 100%) there were seats offered...
01-17-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,272
Posted By rkw

Yes, I have used it for wheel rotation on an R52....

Yes, I have used it for wheel rotation on an R52. At the jack point, both tires on one side will be lifted up.

I don't remember if the spare clears the stock S front brakes. If it doesn't, the...
01-16-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,272
Posted By Fly'n Brick

https://www.griotsgarage.com/product/tire+repair+k...

https://www.griotsgarage.com/product/tire+repair+kit+with+12+volt+air+compressor.do?sortby=ourPicksAscend&refType=&from=fn
This is what I carry and the bag has room for an extra qt of oil, some...
01-16-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,272
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

IMO you are not going to get the micro spare in...

IMO you are not going to get the micro spare in the vert rear trunk. Whereas I had that spare in my R53 being able to stand it up and strap it to the back of the rear seat, the vert shelf is not up...
01-15-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,776
Posted By Fly'n Brick

That black canvas, it's supposed to be hidden...

That black canvas, it's supposed to be hidden away. Only reason mine goes up:
1: It's raining or getting a bath.
2: It's snowing
3: Co-pilot whining loudly about being too hot or cold and I...
Forum: 1st Gear
12-25-2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Welcome and Congrats on such a low mileage...

Welcome and Congrats on such a low mileage find:thumbsup:

I would do a brake fluid change first in addition to what you have already done.

Also would consider going ahead and replacing the...
Forum: 1st Gear
12-24-2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By Fly'n Brick

You got the VERY best MINI you could possibly get...

You got the VERY best MINI you could possibly get hands down, well done!!
I would add to the already good lists.
A pair of strut tower plates to prevent tower mushrooming.
Black Wow for the black...
Forum: 1st Gear
12-24-2017, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By ItsmeWayne

Hi and welcome to the NAM family. You may not...

Hi and welcome to the NAM family.
You may not know this, but Gen 1 with the W 11 engine are pretty bullet proof.
Things that you need to know:
Only use full synthetic engine oils. Mini recommends...
Forum: 1st Gear
12-24-2017, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By Minnie.the.Moocher

Coolant? Anything rubber should be closely...

Coolant? Anything rubber should be closely inspected, hoses, tires?
Forum: 1st Gear
12-24-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 519
Posted By AnOldBiker

Welcome to the forum and nice looking car. ...

Welcome to the forum and nice looking car.
Good deal with the low mileage.
Forum: Site Feedback
12-23-2017, 07:45 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,800
Posted By rtowell

Absolutely not ... very emphatic NO NO NO NO. ...

Absolutely not ... very emphatic NO NO NO NO.

I come here for car advice, exchange of ideas that are totally removed from political thought. Leave politics off of this site ... it's great as it is.
Forum: Site Feedback
12-23-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,800
Posted By Tigger2011

No vote here. I like Mini's. I like people...

No vote here.

I like Mini's. I like people that drive Mini's. I know there are Mini owners that have different political points of view than me... and I don't care. This to me is a place of...
Forum: Site Feedback
12-23-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,800
Posted By AeroJammin

NO Simply put this is my MINI space, I...

NO


Simply put this is my MINI space, I don't discuss any of these topics on the web period since I don't think that text communication can accurately convey how I feel on many of these...
Forum: Site Feedback
12-23-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,800
Posted By RogueMini

no

No. No. No.
Forum: Site Feedback
12-21-2017, 09:04 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,800
Posted By Seabiscuit

I usually browse/graze over there in the...

I usually browse/graze over there in the Countryman/F60 forum. 2016+
Its a good group over there and I am glad there isn't any politico stuff around.
I like just talking cars with them. its an...
Forum: Site Feedback
12-21-2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,800
Posted By artguy

another NO

Not here to discuss anything other than a love for all things MINI!
Forum: Site Feedback
12-21-2017, 08:38 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,800
Posted By Virgilstar

HELL NO! There are so many other places to...

HELL NO!

There are so many other places to discuss that stuff. Keep it about Minis here, no need to pollute an otherwise fine corner of the interwebs.
Forum: Site Feedback
12-21-2017, 08:25 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,800
Posted By BoostedBlueToyotas

No

No
Forum: Site Feedback
12-21-2017, 07:10 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,800
Posted By ramjet77

Another emphatic NO! If you read news websites...

Another emphatic NO! If you read news websites that allow political comments, they mostly degenerate into yelling back and forth at each other with no worthwhile discussions. I don't care if my...
Forum: Site Feedback
12-21-2017, 06:51 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,800
Posted By Islandbluemini

It's a big NO from me!

It's a big NO from me!
Forum: Site Feedback
12-20-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,800
Posted By rkw

NO. Why are you even proposing this? Hoping to...

NO. Why are you even proposing this? Hoping to generate web traffic?

This is not something that can stand isolated in a subforum. Things will get personal and spill over into car topics.
Forum: Site Feedback
12-20-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,800
Posted By ItalianJobR53

No

No
Forum: Site Feedback
12-20-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,800
Posted By StephenM

I'll add my "no".

I'll add my "no".
Forum: Site Feedback
12-20-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,800
Posted By JacobZ06

I vote NO. I treasure the car forums which...

I vote NO. I treasure the car forums which specifically forbid political discussion.
Forum: Site Feedback
12-20-2017, 06:49 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,800
Posted By USA-RET

I have to agree w/ the above. So much of today's...

I have to agree w/ the above. So much of today's TV, radio, print media, and other websites cover these topics, I see no need for it here.

It's a Mini Cooper Forum, which is why I joined. ...
Forum: Site Feedback
12-19-2017, 03:44 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,800
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

One vote for no.

One vote for no.
Forum: Site Feedback
12-18-2017, 06:18 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,800
Posted By Minnie.the.Moocher

Emphatic NO. Knowing and arguing about these...

Emphatic NO.

Knowing and arguing about these subjects tends to creep over into other parts of the forum. All of a sudden someone who you are conversing with about fixing your fuel pump turns out...
Forum: Site Feedback
12-18-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,800
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

And this is not the place or time to post...

And this is not the place or time to post anything that is political, religious or controversial (sexual harassment, recent news etc)
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