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09-23-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 50,638
Posted By Minnie.the.Moocher

Wonder how much longer the transmission would...

Wonder how much longer the transmission would have lasted with some routine fluid changes. Don't know what Conrad_Thomaier did as far as that but I'm guessing he went by whatever MINI recommends...
09-22-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 509
Posted By Fly'n Brick

Used to be a time when you fell off your bike you...

Used to be a time when you fell off your bike you got up and kept going. Scabs were like battle ribbons, each one told a tale. Now if one shows up everybody else is supposed to make it go away. ...
09-20-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 576
Posted By the901

I like the option of stealth mode.

I like the option of stealth mode.
09-19-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 50,638
Posted By daffodildeb

Still very happy with reliability here. My 2015...

Still very happy with reliability here. My 2015 F56 S hasn't needed much other than normal servicing. I'm just about to go out of warranty (1 month by time, 3000 miles by mileage), and the most...
09-19-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By Fly'n Brick

I was trained in anti-submarine warfare fire...

I was trained in anti-submarine warfare fire control. The whole FC problem is distance, rate, time along with relative bearing drift and closing or opening range rate to the target. Every minute...
09-16-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 5
Sticky Last Act
Views: 356
Posted By Oldboy Speedwell

Thanks for all your work and dedication. You...

Thanks for all your work and dedication.

You are a trueblue goodguy!
:thumbsup:
09-14-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By Minnie.the.Moocher

Run away as fast as you can.

Run away as fast as you can.
Forum: Detailing 101
09-08-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 547
Posted By Dave.O

Hey Sid, You will be 100% ok with 9 and 26. ...

Hey Sid,

You will be 100% ok with 9 and 26. I would also recommend claying the car after a good wash. Just remember after you clay the car wash it one more time before you start with 9.

The...
Forum: Site Feedback
08-30-2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By Goldsmithy

Everything works...if you let it !!!

Everything works...if you let it !!!
Forum: Site Feedback
08-30-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Much better together

than apart.

Odd how things work. Some of you may know that a couple of months ago a years long feud between the two largest MINI forums; North American Motoring and Motoring Alliance was ended....
08-30-2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 19,901
Views: 2,345,750
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...
08-11-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 833
Posted By OrangeCrushTX

Whatever you do, do not ever let the dealership...

Whatever you do, do not ever let the dealership wash your car if they offer. That tacks on another 1.5 hours to the wait and they do a **** job.
08-08-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 853
Posted By Goldsmithy

The more the merrier. One can never have too much...

The more the merrier. One can never have too much information and different points of view often lead to innovative solutions to a problem. There are a lot of knowledge people out there that have...
08-08-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 19,901
Views: 2,345,750
Posted By cristo

Made a list of things I've done with my 2009 JCW...

Made a list of things I've done with my 2009 JCW R55 that I bought 3 months ago so far:

Enkei PF01 17x7 +45 wheels

Michelin 215/45/17 Pilot Sport 4S tires

McGuard wheel locks

H-Sport 25.5...
08-07-2018, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 430
Posted By E-ROXSPIN

Shout Out to Mario (Kart) Palza; and G3 Automotive Solutions

What's up NAM...

Been a while since I last posted. I've been dealing with a damaged Block due to a Mainstream vendor forgetting to replace my Oil Filter (Firestone :sly:); Enough said on that....
08-06-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 853
Posted By MCS02

I have been a member here sense 2005. I ended up...

I have been a member here sense 2005. I ended up spending my time on MA. I have come back here because of WnW's kind hospitable. I have posted a few times but am mostly reading and getting back in...
08-06-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 853
Posted By Sully.

Like you to know, So that you know, You should Know

Hello Everyone,

I wanted to pop in, introduce myself and clear up a few items that are floating around. I'm the somewhat new owner of Motoring Alliance (https://www.motoringalliance.com/). I'm not...
08-02-2018, 04:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,000
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...
08-01-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 719
Posted By SFMCS

Added Craven lowering springs

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/432x260/80-lower1a_6ec89d1f630291f1070d6d1e708891363db26ba9.jpghttps://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin...
07-31-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 916
Posted By AnOldBiker

I had a Garmin and bought a CravenSpeed bracket...

I had a Garmin and bought a CravenSpeed bracket and very happy with it.
Use a Garmin, TomTom or cell phone
Same thing.

https://www.cravenspeed.com/gemini-phone-mount-for-mini/
Forum: JCW Garage
07-28-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 6,206
Posted By A383Wing

Just for everyone's information...... IT'S...

Just for everyone's information......

IT'S ALIVE....IT'S ALIVE!!!!

A big thank you to RPM Motorsports.......

Now I gotta fix the other items that are bad......

Bryan
07-24-2018, 12:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,106
Posted By JABowders

Well once you clean up the hair ... hang one of...

Well once you clean up the hair ... hang one of these over the car , it will stop the cats from coming back...

Motor On!
07-19-2018, 04:46 AM
Replies: 19,901
Views: 2,345,750
Posted By MrBlah

flipped a couple track tires, finally got myself...

flipped a couple track tires, finally got myself a tire changer and wheel...
Forum: Site Feedback
07-18-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By mercfocus

Thank you, this is a great forum

My daughter's 2009 Mini is back up and running very nicely and I couldn't have done it right without the help from people here in this forum.

I've had profiles on many other forums over the years...
Forum: JCW Garage
07-03-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,079
Posted By YSoBlue

Solid advice. Thanks!

Solid advice. Thanks!
07-03-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 17,020
Posted By bratling

I put my EZ-Pass (electronic roll) transceiver in...

I put my EZ-Pass (electronic roll) transceiver in the secret compartment. Works fine in there and doesn’t clutter up my windscreen. (My radar detector is the appropriate clutter for my windscreen....
07-01-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 12,813
Posted By cooper a

3rd Gen Brembo calipers are 4-pot. 4x40mm.

3rd Gen Brembo calipers are 4-pot. 4x40mm.
06-30-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 19,901
Views: 2,345,750
Posted By whee

Discovered that a Keg fits pretty well in the...

Discovered that a Keg fits pretty well in the back of a GP....
06-24-2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 601
Posted By Bytetronik

PSA: Owning a modded vehicle = Owner's Expectations and Responsibilities.

As car modding and tuning has become the new 'normal' in the car world, it is imperative that we keep ourselves grounded with our expectations as well as responsibilities. From the owner's...
Forum: 1st Gear
06-24-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By Goodwood2012

Hi and Thanks to the forum

Hi All,
Just finished replacing the barn door locks on our 2010 JCW Clubman. Thanks to the thread posted on this forum it was easy. We've had this car since Dec 2013 and this is the first time I've...
06-22-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1,510
Views: 145,904
Posted By trouble1943

2016 MCS with every JCW option, including exhaust...

2016 MCS with every JCW option, including exhaust and tune. Love everything about it (no stone throwing please) but the designers screwed up one thing that really would have enhanced the car. ...
06-20-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By TVPostSound

Shimmy is caused by the axle. Higher miles like...

Shimmy is caused by the axle.
Higher miles like 24k miles sets a wear pattern in the inner CV joint bucket.
Lowering the car moves the joint deeper into the housing off the wear point due to camber...
Forum: JCW Garage
06-19-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,049
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Thanks for letting us build your MINI as it was a...

Thanks for letting us build your MINI as it was a fun project and I enjoyed the chance to drive it after.:thumbsup:
06-18-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1,510
Views: 145,904
Posted By J Free

The way it milks me of all my hard earned cash.

The way it milks me of all my hard earned cash.
06-18-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,140
Posted By Capt_bj

http://www.triple-c.com/Grille_Badges_and_Accessor...

http://www.triple-c.com/Grille_Badges_and_Accessories.cfm

on my 79

...
06-12-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 12,813
Posted By Dave.O

Everywhere except Viginia...

Everywhere except Viginia ....:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:
Forum: JCW Garage
06-08-2018, 04:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,752
Posted By goulasc

Thats the concept, i design them so you can print...

Thats the concept, i design them so you can print them and use them. And to those who doesnt own a printer or cant find where to print, i can help them :-))
Forum: Detailing 101
06-06-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 872
Posted By WayMotorWorks

I don't think you should have tipped at all. If...

I don't think you should have tipped at all. If so why don't you tip your mechanic every time you come in? Or your doctor? I don't get tips and I don't expect them. If I was a waiter then I would.
Forum: Detailing 101
06-06-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 872
Posted By Goldsmithy

I think that was just the owner wanting more...

I think that was just the owner wanting more money.
06-05-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,542
Posted By Bytetronik

Pictures speak a thousand words!

Wow. One guy on the internet who misinterprets some data sheet and everyone starts flopping around like fish out of water. Has anyone bothered to simply measure their 8C8S plugs against the 8B8S OEM...
06-05-2018, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 675
Posted By Jim Jordan

I bought this particular Mini because it is...

I bought this particular Mini because it is totally original from the factory LHD made for export to The Netherlands. The odometer has 17,664 km. Something tells me that is not the original km. that...
Forum: 1st Gear
06-05-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 317
Posted By Jim Jordan

I bought this particular Mini because it is...

I bought this particular Mini because it is totally original from the factory LHD made for export to The Netherlands. The odometer has 17,664 km. Something tells me that is not the original km. that...
Forum: 1st Gear
06-05-2018, 05:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 317
Posted By Jim Jordan

Thanks Vetsvette and an older biker. I'll stick...

Thanks Vetsvette and an older biker.
I'll stick around and see what I can find.

Here is my Mini...
Forum: Suspension
06-04-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 721
Posted By Fastlane

My guess is that it’s the tires giving you the...

My guess is that it’s the tires giving you the squirrelly feeling, not the wheels. New tires in general feel that way until they’ve broken in a bit (even performance tires)...have you driven on them...
Forum: JCW Garage
06-03-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 850
Posted By rtowell

Totally agree with this advice. Did the same and...

Totally agree with this advice. Did the same and ditched the runflats and the results are awesome. I can easily rotate the car with this setup.
05-31-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,924
Posted By Dave.O

Ok I have been a member of both sites for a long...

Ok I have been a member of both sites for a long time. Yes, I was banned from NAM for a long time because of not agreeing with older Mods that were on a “power trip”. It was a lot different back in...
05-30-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

How much did you get for it? I have one sitting...

How much did you get for it? I have one sitting in my garage collecting dust
05-29-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 978
Posted By Dave.O

Quad 0000 steel wool after every wash make quick...

Quad 0000 steel wool after every wash make quick work of any build up.

Good Detailer’s do that, Auto car washes don’t .
05-29-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,775
Posted By MCS02

Hay man give me a brake I just woke up! Us old...

Hay man give me a brake I just woke up! Us old people take a minute to wake up!:lol::lol:
05-29-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 19,901
Views: 2,345,750
Posted By MrBlah

earned a trophy with it, also broke the header...

earned a trophy with it, also broke the header flex pipe and I've got a boost leak, the fuel tank evap line broke. it did get home under it's own power though.

...
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