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06-26-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,399
Posted By lotter1

These are what I am reading, let me know if I...

These are what I am reading, let me know if I miss understand. You locked yourself in, and first tried the handle and then the toggle switch. Them stopped trying? Every time you stated you tried the...
06-21-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 664
Posted By lotter1

PM Sent

PM Sent
06-07-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
R50/53 - R50/53 R56 brakes on R53
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Posted By lotter1

I have 17x7 +35 on my R53 with R56 brakes, so i...

I have 17x7 +35 on my R53 with R56 brakes, so i see no reason why it should not fit.
05-28-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 17
R50/53 - R50/53 Adding Factory Foglights?
Views: 2,519
Posted By lotter1

Fog light

I added it to my R53, I had to program the BCM. Here is a pdf for the install
Forum: 1st Gear
05-20-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By lotter1

I have a GMC 2500HD that I needed to replace the...

I have a GMC 2500HD that I needed to replace the pitman and idler arm. The general conses was that moog problem solver was a decent replacement, if you got a US made one. If you got the Chinese made...
05-20-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,690
Posted By lotter1

I went with the cooper. There was a killer deal...

I went with the cooper. There was a killer deal on them a while ago. $330 to my door. So far I am happy with them, good traction in wet and dry and quiet. I have no experience with the others.
04-04-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,513
Posted By lotter1

I just recently bought a Classic. It was/is non...

I just recently bought a Classic. It was/is non running and decided to rent a uhaul 6x12 open trailer with ramp. That didn't work! the gate opening is only 56.5" and the mini measured 57.5"....
03-29-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 59
R50/53 - R50/53 mullicated oil drain plug
Views: 2,272
Posted By lotter1

pardon the pun! :lol:

pardon the pun! :lol:
03-28-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 59
R50/53 - R50/53 mullicated oil drain plug
Views: 2,272
Posted By lotter1

this is what I am doing the next time I do an oil...

this is what I am doing the next time I do an oil change. Have one on my truck for the last 6 years, what a pleasure!
03-21-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 13
Interior/Exterior Custom rear strut bar
Views: 3,013
Posted By lotter1

No, but the OP is

No, but the OP is
03-19-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
R50/53 - R50/53 Rear hatch replacement
Views: 380
Posted By lotter1

I replaced my hatch. It really was not that big...

I replaced my hatch. It really was not that big of deal. Removed all the wires from the hatch, with the hatch was still connected to the car. Reinstalled the new hatch and then ran the wires back in...
03-18-2019, 07:52 AM
Replies: 10
R50/53 - R50/53 Exhaust tunnel heat shield
Views: 445
Posted By lotter1

Have that with one of my R53. On mine the heat...

Have that with one of my R53. On mine the heat shield corroded away around the bolts. The car is from upstate NY, salt belt. But yes, they do just screw up. I used heat tape to hols it up until I can...
03-14-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 10
R50/53 - R50/53 Finding a part
Views: 432
Posted By lotter1

I can do better, give me an address and I will...

I can do better, give me an address and I will mail it to you. Kinda an odd seal
03-14-2019, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By lotter1

Monte Carlo Minis Commercial

I saw this on a different forum, thought I would share it here. Sorry if it has been shared before.

https://youtu.be/6FKNyhwUBY4
03-07-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,077
Posted By lotter1

Like above, if you do not copy exact and...

Like above, if you do not copy exact and customize it you should be fine.
P.S. I am just responding in hopes of getting free swag! :razz:
Forum: 1st Gear
02-21-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By lotter1

Welcome from Tucson! Pics?

Welcome from Tucson!
Pics?
12-19-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,513
Posted By lotter1

Not sure what your budget is, but maybe a truck...

Not sure what your budget is, but maybe a truck deck? How much does you classic weight? I have seen trucks in Colorado with a couple of ATV's or snowmobiles on it.

http://a.co/d/5cM0JZd
12-04-2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 20,438
Views: 2,512,978
Posted By lotter1

Brought this home

Brought this home yesterday and dropped it off today to have the passenger airbag sensor recall done.
...
08-10-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 20,438
Views: 2,512,978
Posted By lotter1

More like last week

Loaded it up and drove to Boulder, Colorado from Syracuse, NY, with the final destination Tucson, AZ in a weeks time.

Replaced the brakes on all 4 corners with new slotted and crossed drilled...
05-31-2018, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 904
Posted By lotter1

As an FYI, I fitted one of those in my R53,...

As an FYI, I fitted one of those in my R53, really like it. Gets in the way of the parking brake some, but great for long hauls
04-30-2018, 06:17 AM
Replies: 17
Interior/Exterior Headlight Conversion
Views: 3,913
Posted By lotter1

I am in the same situation as you. I believe the...

I am in the same situation as you. I believe the Xenon conversion can be done but will cost you!

I am going to go this route:...
04-27-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 944
Posted By lotter1

cool, but as a note, not that this is your...

cool, but as a note, not that this is your problem, a balanced wheel that is not sitting snug on the hub, will cause a wobble. But it sounds like you have a issue elsewhere. From you other posts, you...
04-27-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 944
Posted By lotter1

Stock wheels or aftermarket? I had a wobble on...

Stock wheels or aftermarket? I had a wobble on higher speeds on my Jetta with aftermarket wheels. Turns out it was the lack or incorrect size hub centric rings. Installed the right size and was great...
03-16-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 2
R50/53 - R50/53 Light
Views: 297
Posted By lotter1

Is it the light right above the exhaust? If so,...

Is it the light right above the exhaust? If so, it is the rear fog light. Have you had the car since new? The previous owner might have installed it in the hopes of doing the fog light mod. If there...
01-31-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 12,532
Posted By lotter1

Welcome and nice looking Mini

Welcome,

I personally like the look you are going with your Mini, I am doing something similar, just going with the carbon fiber look. I still need to get the head lights done, ECS has a set with...
01-29-2018, 05:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 605
Posted By lotter1

I figured I will close out this thread for future...

I figured I will close out this thread for future readers.

It turns out that @nkfry was spot on! The alternator seized and in the process destroyed the belt. I ended up replacing the tensioner, as...
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