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Forum: 1st Gear
Today, 05:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
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 . . . . . . .
Yesterday, 05:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 771
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
Yesterday, 04:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
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: 43
Views: 771
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: 235
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
Views: 369
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

A great post

A great post
08-07-2018, 05:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 564
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: 299
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Welcome to NAM.

Welcome to NAM.
08-05-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,325
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. ...
08-02-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 137
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: 5
Views: 137
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: 677
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: 263
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: 594
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: 722
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: 21
Views: 328
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: 72
Views: 2,420
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: 401
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: 375
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: 366
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: 674
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: 918
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: 918
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: 266
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: 330
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: 330
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: 1,259
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: 323
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: 256
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: 569
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...
Forum: 1st Gear
07-15-2018, 04:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Welcome to NAM. Red is not a bad color . . ....

Welcome to NAM.

Red is not a bad color . . . . . . . .
07-14-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Why do you have to bleed the entire system? Let...

Why do you have to bleed the entire system? Let the fluid run out of the reservoir?

For others, if you make a simple "leg" out of wood and then wedge it between the brake pedal and the seat you...
07-13-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

It is a nice clean looking car but as Dave.O said...

It is a nice clean looking car but as Dave.O said in a recent post that he details cars all the time and can make a POS look like a million dollars. The issue is what condition the engine and...
07-12-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 534
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Welcome NAM. First, you have the N14 engine...

Welcome NAM.

First, you have the N14 engine and if you have read up on the matter suggest you do so. Be sure to change the oil every 5,000 miles and then change it every 5,000 miles.

Some of...
07-10-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,123
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Just order a lot of RMW Bibs and Napkins as there...

Just order a lot of RMW Bibs and Napkins as there will be so much drool that the Fontana Dam will have to open the flood gates.
07-10-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,259
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Anybody have any issues with making llabmik2 a...

Anybody have any issues with making llabmik2 a member of the very prestigious NAM Hall of Fame? There is no higher honor.

And thanks for letting NAM in on this fantastic car that you get to...
Forum: 1st Gear
07-09-2018, 06:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 296
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Willkommen zu Nam. Great looking MINI.

Willkommen zu Nam.

Great looking MINI.
07-06-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 474
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

A MINI in stock form is a very good handling...

A MINI in stock form is a very good handling vehicle and I do mean any MINI. The main question is what are you trying to obtain with the car. A member made a recent post thanking me for a thread I...
07-03-2018, 04:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 565
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Internet auto diagnosing is somewhat like playing...

Internet auto diagnosing is somewhat like playing Marco Polo. If the noise and vibration coincide with turning the AC on then I would focus on anything that the drive belt is moving.
07-01-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 303
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Welcome to NAM. Going to move you to the...

Welcome to NAM.

Going to move you to the Gen3 section. Some of us with the older models may have a VHS drive but for sure not USB.
06-30-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 920
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Welcome to NAM, great looking MINI. Now when...

Welcome to NAM, great looking MINI.

Now when you want to really know what a MINI can do, take a trip up the Appalachians and try some twisites out.
06-30-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Have you tried to unlip the rubber boot/conduit...

Have you tried to unlip the rubber boot/conduit from the door to the A Pillar as the wire numbers would tell you if there is any chance. Item # 15 of the below thread will take wire schematics...
Forum: 1st Gear
06-29-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 380
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Welcome to NAM, nice looking MINI. Don't let...

Welcome to NAM, nice looking MINI.

Don't let the Corvette know that it is more fun to drive a slow car fast than a fast car slow . . . .
Forum: 1st Gear
06-27-2018, 04:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Welcome to NAM. This is Percival's older...

Welcome to NAM.

This is Percival's older brother.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/1747x1021/80-side2_77f51f35e7930e5cb28cc12d1e89ba0464d446ac.jpg
06-24-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

I'm a Gen1 guy but how much does a new oil...

I'm a Gen1 guy but how much does a new oil pressure sensor cost? I would not screw around with a low oil pressure issue.
06-24-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

The factory wheels can be upwards of 24 lbs and...

The factory wheels can be upwards of 24 lbs and yes shedding 10 lbs per wheel will help performance but most light weight wheels are not that cheap. If you can justify the cost, go for it.
06-22-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1,497
Views: 142,605
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

That I don't live closer to the Dragon and...

That I don't live closer to the Dragon and therefore cannot drive it everyday as it was designed to do.
06-21-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 614
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Welcome back, any pictures of your old new ride...

Welcome back, any pictures of your old new ride as allot here were nowhere around 5 years ago.
Forum: 1st Gear
06-20-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 322
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Plus if you happen to drop a wheel off the...

Plus if you happen to drop a wheel off the pavement, the repercussions are not as significant as if you were on the bike.
06-19-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 980
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Would think that the likes of Out Motoring and...

Would think that the likes of Out Motoring and ECS would carry all that stuff. Several others also come to mind like Detroit Tuned, Pelican Parts and Mini Mania.
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