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07-06-2019, 07:32 AM
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Posted By Timshel R53

I started driving in UK in 1965 with a 850 mini....

I started driving in UK in 1965 with a 850 mini. Back then automatic cars were rare. Part of the driving test was to do a smooth hill start, holding the car on the handbrake. Still do it daily with...
07-04-2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,223
Posted By Minidogger

Use parking brake to hold car until you engage...

Use parking brake to hold car until you engage clutch.
06-26-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,421
Posted By Tgriffithjr

Yes I tried both ways and it did not open. But...

Yes I tried both ways and it did not open. But everyone seems to be missing the big picture in this situation. A truly safe vehicle should open from the inside when you pull the door handle once,...
06-16-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 35
R50/53 - R50/53 New R53, has some issues...
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Posted By ItsmeWayne

The valve guides from the factory were never good...

The valve guides from the factory were never good and while you have the head off, at least you need to see how worn they are! They are known as a weak point on these engines! If they and the valve...
06-10-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,212
Posted By Tgriffithjr

I would t shift below 2000 rpm.

I would t shift below 2000 rpm.
04-15-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By Capt_bj

https://www.onallcylinders.com/2017/05/19/6-bigges...

https://www.onallcylinders.com/2017/05/19/6-biggest-brake-rotor-myths-debunked/

3. Brake Rotors WarpFALSE.

Rotors don’t warp.

Back in the 1970s, in what was probably a scene right out of the...
04-15-2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By danraabe

You can have a shop measure the runout on the bad...

You can have a shop measure the runout on the bad rotors. They don’t really warp. That’s a myth. They more likely get friction material baked on to the surfaces which screws up the runout and makes...
02-26-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,329
Posted By 89325iturbo1

That's funny Bryan I found the same thing. I...

That's funny Bryan I found the same thing. I ordered them last night. Was waiting for them to come in to confirm. I figured they looked to much like the blue ones you showed yesterday not to be them....
02-26-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,329
Posted By A383Wing

FOUND THEM!!! I went up to my local auto...

FOUND THEM!!!

I went up to my local auto parts store this morning and talked with the guy that I have been dealing with over the years..... as I stated yesterday, I thought that these were the...
09-23-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 382
Posted By cooper48

If you're not looking for OEM parts/prices,...

If you're not looking for OEM parts/prices, research Detroit Axle. I've purchased front hubs from them, been very satisfied with their products, and they're reasonably priced.
Forum: Electrical
06-23-2018, 01:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 779
Posted By Force10

I know there is no apparent interest in this...

I know there is no apparent interest in this thread, just putting information here for future reference.

I was able to reset the FRM in NCS Expert - NO MORE STROBES!

Unfortunately my high beam...
02-13-2018, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,452
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Personally, I wish my phone didn't work in my...

Personally, I wish my phone didn't work in my car. Its the only place I can get some peace and quiet

:)
Forum: JCW Garage
12-26-2017, 08:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,764
Posted By rkw

Electrically, there are only two configurations,...

Electrically, there are only two configurations, 02-04 and 05+

Here are the taillight wiring diagrams:
02-04:
https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/r53-cooper-s-hat/oE3ugKn (left)...
01-20-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 46,582
Posted By pilotart

It is cooler intake air that gives you more...

It is cooler intake air that gives you more power, not cooler engine temperature.

Cooler air contains more oxygen, which combined with more fuel (than warmer air) will give you more power.

It...
03-19-2008, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
R50/53 - R50/53 OBC menu
Views: 14,814
Posted By AKIndiMini

From the MINI2 forum: Seeing as I mentioned...

From the MINI2 forum:

Seeing as I mentioned this in another thread elsewhere on MINI2, here's a quick how-to on getting a bit more information from your MINI's computer.

The information...
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