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Forum: General MINI Talk 04-08-2018, 10:41 AM
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Posted By MiniRoadstah
Rear seat delete... good for expanding baggage...

Rear seat delete... good for expanding baggage toting capacity.

Still think your town's name should be tweaked to Mini-apolis. Sounds better!
Forum: General MINI Talk 03-15-2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 19,713
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Posted By MiniRoadstah
Nice drive and great bunch of pictures! No snow?...

Nice drive and great bunch of pictures! No snow? No sailboards? I love that area. Need to get back out there soon. It's only about a 3,000 mile scoot from here. Perfect Mini trip!
Forum: General MINI Talk 03-14-2018, 09:50 PM
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Posted By MiniRoadstah
Almost 2 feet of new snow added in the last 2...

Almost 2 feet of new snow added in the last 2 days on top of the foot plus that was already covering the ground. Spring slipped away a few days. The Roadster's sitting in the garage with it's dust...
Forum: Interior/Exterior 03-14-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,621
Posted By MiniRoadstah
I have yet to see a roadster painted to match...

I have yet to see a roadster painted to match like that. Looks really good.
Forum: General MINI Talk 03-07-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 19,713
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Posted By MiniRoadstah
Mini Roadster has been in hibernation since...

Mini Roadster has been in hibernation since around mid December when our Winter weather came and the Roadster season ended. Roads have been salt/sand mucky ever since and trying to find a few miles...
Forum: General MINI Talk 03-04-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 958
Posted By MiniRoadstah
My grandparents lived through the second world...

My grandparents lived through the second world war, so they would always say that they never buy a car from Japan or Germany. Not sure if they would have even bought an Italian car. I never thought...
Forum: General MINI Talk 03-04-2018, 10:07 AM
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Posted By MiniRoadstah
Nice shot and as always, great looking Mini! But...

Nice shot and as always, great looking Mini! But that poor Pine tree behind Paul looks a little worried.
Forum: General MINI Talk 03-03-2018, 10:08 AM
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Posted By MiniRoadstah
Those caps look really good. If you want them to...

Those caps look really good. If you want them to shine, spray em with a smooth clear coat.
Forum: 1st Gear 02-26-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 352
Posted By MiniRoadstah
Definitely a nice Mini and one that's very lucky...

Definitely a nice Mini and one that's very lucky to have found someone to step in and give it the proper maintenance it was not granted. A great find. Keep us up on the progress. Thanks for posting...
Forum: 1st Gear 02-25-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 352
Posted By MiniRoadstah
SUPmini... let's see some pictures! Welcome to...

SUPmini... let's see some pictures! Welcome to the forum. Fun car with fun group here.
Forum: Tires, Wheels, & Brakes 02-25-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 1,352
Views: 710,887
Posted By MiniRoadstah
Damn! Is this a test? I'm still looking for the...

Damn! Is this a test? I'm still looking for the dirty car and failing horribly!
Forum: R50/R53 :: Hatch Talk (2002-2006) 02-13-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 292
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Posted By MiniRoadstah
Wow! Wow! Wow! :thumbsup:

Wow! Wow! Wow! :thumbsup:
Forum: R59 :: Roadster Talk (2012+) 02-12-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 800
Posted By MiniRoadstah
Great looking Roadster (s)... all. These Minis...

Great looking Roadster (s)... all. These Minis are a hoot to drive, and we get compliments every time we stop someplace. You snagged a great find. That color is spectacular (I may be a tad jaded...
Forum: R59 :: Roadster Talk (2012+) 02-12-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,528
Posted By MiniRoadstah
Old thread revived, and nice to hear that...

Old thread revived, and nice to hear that Roadsters are still fun to own and drive. Still very happy with ours. We're not having an open Winter here in Maine, so the Roadster has been staying in the...
Forum: General MINI Talk 02-12-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 19,713
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Posted By MiniRoadstah
Too cold to do much maintenance, but the sun came...

Too cold to do much maintenance, but the sun came out this afternoon and the Roadster's battery had been on the tender a couple of days, so I decided to roll the Mini out from hiding in the garage. I...
Forum: General MINI Talk 02-11-2018, 08:29 PM
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Posted By MiniRoadstah
So only I can see him??? :eek:

So only I can see him??? :eek:
Forum: General MINI Talk 02-11-2018, 05:12 PM
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Posted By MiniRoadstah
Desire in Aloha... nice ride! Harvey outgrew Bugs.

Desire in Aloha... nice ride! Harvey outgrew Bugs.
Forum: R50/R53 :: Hatch Talk (2002-2006) 02-11-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 18,921
Posted By MiniRoadstah
Everything, Mini and bike, are looking pretty...

Everything, Mini and bike, are looking pretty darned spec! Would love to do the full toggle set on our Mini... really dislike that missing rear fog toggle look.

Pretty amazing to be bringing the...
Forum: Tires, Wheels, & Brakes 02-11-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1,352
Views: 710,887
Posted By MiniRoadstah
Nice looking Mini and nice looking road. Not sure...

Nice looking Mini and nice looking road. Not sure if and ET 33 or 35 would end up outside the wheel well lines, but I'm sure someone here on this site has gone to the outside limit of offset and will...
Forum: General MINI Talk 01-26-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 19,713
Views: 2,308,047
Posted By MiniRoadstah
OK Whine not Walnuts, quit rubbing it in! Our...

OK Whine not Walnuts, quit rubbing it in! Our Minis (for the most part) are just resting up for what we hope will be a great Spring through Fall driving season. Days are getting slightly longer now,...
Forum: Tires, Wheels, & Brakes 01-24-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1,352
Views: 710,887
Posted By MiniRoadstah
Great wheel choice. The wheel's offset is...

Great wheel choice. The wheel's offset is perfect, right to the edge of the wheel well. Two thumbs up for your Mini!
Forum: Tires, Wheels, & Brakes 01-23-2018, 10:31 PM
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Views: 710,887
Posted By MiniRoadstah
Post pics! :nod:

Post pics! :nod:
Forum: General MINI Talk 01-23-2018, 10:03 AM
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Posted By MiniRoadstah
Thanks CooperSAZ. Great 123k milestone. All happy...

Thanks CooperSAZ. Great 123k milestone. All happy motoring I hope.

Could use some of that nice Southwest weather you get to enjoy this time of year at this point. It's pouring freezing rain...
Forum: General MINI Talk 01-21-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 19,713
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Posted By MiniRoadstah
Had to do it. Was really bothering me. Got to 42...

Had to do it. Was really bothering me. Got to 42 degrees today and the sun was shining at times, so took our Mine outside to wash and dry it. Have driven it a few times when roads were dry the last...
Forum: 1st Gear 01-17-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By MiniRoadstah
Great story! I spent a night or two in our...

Great story! I spent a night or two in our Westfalia camper at Aviano in '78. We were on our way from Bad Toelz, Germany to Venice for a few days. I was USAF assigned to Bad Toelz from 1975 to '79. ...
Forum: General MINI Talk 12-20-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 19,713
Views: 2,308,047
Posted By MiniRoadstah
Happens a lot, unfortunately, and those overly...

Happens a lot, unfortunately, and those overly slow movers cause plenty of fender benders and worse. Even half worn "All-Season" tires are nearly useless in slushy snow. Don't understand why there's...
Forum: General MINI Talk 12-19-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 19,713
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Posted By MiniRoadstah
The road crews here just slather the salt and the...

The road crews here just slather the salt and the even more corrosive chloride products that keep the roads wet down to zero degrees Fahrenheit. I can't bring myself to let the metal oxidize away...
Forum: General MINI Talk 12-18-2017, 07:47 PM
Replies: 19,713
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Posted By MiniRoadstah
Yep, that salt thing has been a feature here on...

Yep, that salt thing has been a feature here on our roads for about a month on an off. It's mostly on now. I was able to get the Roadster out for a quick ride after the first snow faded away and the...
Forum: 1st Gear 12-12-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By MiniRoadstah
Spain has 24... just one Reef Blue manual off,...

Spain has 24... just one Reef Blue manual off, unless the Reef Blue doesn't count!:sly:

It is strange that there would be more automatics than manuals in any European country. Maybe most of those...
Forum: 1st Gear 12-07-2017, 06:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 446
Posted By MiniRoadstah
Great Mini find. A Mini will be more fun to toss...

Great Mini find. A Mini will be more fun to toss around, especially in AutoX, or around the hills right out of the box. Not much modding required for that... tossability (is that even a word?) comes...
Forum: 1st Gear 12-07-2017, 06:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 473
Posted By MiniRoadstah
Saludos! Great looking Minis, current and past. ...

Saludos! Great looking Minis, current and past. We share your passion for these fun driving cars. That Goodwood edition is definitely un Mini muy especial!

Look forward to seeing more pictures...
Forum: 1st Gear 11-05-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 273
Posted By MiniRoadstah
Definitely a great find. Super nice!

Definitely a great find. Super nice!
Forum: R59 :: Roadster Talk (2012+) 10-13-2017, 08:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,184
Posted By MiniRoadstah
Good to know. I've been looking around at...

Good to know. I've been looking around at different sites, like Google Photos, imgur, Flickr and others.

At least we can post pictures directly on this site.
Forum: R59 :: Roadster Talk (2012+) 10-12-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,184
Posted By MiniRoadstah
Totally agree! I sent them a note. It suggested...

Totally agree! I sent them a note. It suggested that they should have grandfathered the pictures we already had out on the forums. I expect they have that type of technology at their disposal.
...
Forum: R59 :: Roadster Talk (2012+) 09-24-2017, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2,040
Views: 228,155
Posted By MiniRoadstah
You need an updated shot from TPA... most of our...

You need an updated shot from TPA... most of our family lives in the area and we're down there quite a bit. You have fewer miles on your Roadster than I do! And I thought I wasn't getting it out...
Forum: R59 :: Roadster Talk (2012+) 09-24-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,184
Posted By MiniRoadstah
Can't believe Photobucket decided to do that. ...

Can't believe Photobucket decided to do that. Too bad. Looks like I'm out, too.
Forum: General MINI Talk 08-30-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,667
Posted By MiniRoadstah
HMMMM! Have to correct... my bad on this one,...

HMMMM! Have to correct... my bad on this one, even if it is an old thread. Geico Gecko is NOT driving a Bugeye Sprite... that's a Triumph TR3.

I don't know how I missed that. Let the...
Forum: General MINI Talk 08-28-2017, 09:00 AM
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Views: 2,308,047
Posted By MiniRoadstah
Very nice Fleet!

Very nice Fleet!
Forum: General MINI Talk 08-23-2017, 08:53 PM
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Posted By MiniRoadstah
Roadster got its last "free" oil change and...

Roadster got its last "free" oil change and service at Mini Dealership today. As dealerships go, Mini of Peabody, MA has been very good. No pressure applied at any point from a friendly and quite...
Forum: European MINIs 08-19-2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 101,640
Posted By MiniRoadstah
And of course it looks and sounds great already.

And of course it looks and sounds great already.
Forum: R59 :: Roadster Talk (2012+) 07-26-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 492
Posted By MiniRoadstah
Beyond the air filter, check the air intake area...

Beyond the air filter, check the air intake area at the base of the windshield/windscreen. Can only see it with the hood/bonnet open. Pretty easy to accumulate organic matter from tree droppings and...
Forum: 1st Gear 07-12-2017, 02:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 569
Posted By MiniRoadstah
Took a while, but that is a super nice interior! ...

Took a while, but that is a super nice interior! Not bad on the outside, too! :nod:
Forum: General MINI Talk 07-11-2017, 07:27 AM
Replies: 19,713
Views: 2,308,047
Posted By MiniRoadstah
Wow... the last 3 posts! Beautifully maintained...

Wow... the last 3 posts! Beautifully maintained and well loved Minis. More than nice!!

:thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
Forum: 1st Gear 06-21-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By MiniRoadstah
Expand that trip time if at all possible. That's...

Expand that trip time if at all possible. That's really never-never land up there in those mountains! Something most people never get to see. Especially driving a Mini!!

Turned out to be one...
Forum: 1st Gear 06-20-2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 393
Posted By MiniRoadstah
Wow! Great first car. Doing it right from the...

Wow! Great first car. Doing it right from the very start. Drive safely but enjoy the heck out of it. No better handling or more fun car out there.

Post more pictures of your Mini when you...
Forum: 1st Gear 06-20-2017, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By MiniRoadstah
Cross Country road trip in a BRG Mini... the only...

Cross Country road trip in a BRG Mini... the only way to go! Your Mini looks great and very well taken care of, plus you're doing all the proper maintenance on it. Should be nearly like new!
...
Forum: 1st Gear 06-20-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,136
Posted By MiniRoadstah
What a find. White over Chili Red and an MC40 to...

What a find. White over Chili Red and an MC40 to boot. Great wheels and interior, too. Looks ready to go to Monte Carlo. Not many made and you hooked #22... so how cool is that. These things look...
Forum: 1st Gear 06-19-2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 397
Posted By MiniRoadstah
I saw the list of GTIs and had to comment! Euro...

I saw the list of GTIs and had to comment! Euro Golfs/Rabbits were excellent drivers. I drove a friend's Westmoreland build Rabbit and found it not to be closely related to the Euro built units. We...
Forum: General MINI Talk 06-18-2017, 11:36 AM
Replies: 19,713
Views: 2,308,047
Posted By MiniRoadstah
Great Mini bridge shots. Super Mini. :thumbsup:

Great Mini bridge shots. Super Mini. :thumbsup:
Forum: 1st Gear 06-17-2017, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By MiniRoadstah
Like what you've done. Looking very good. I...

Like what you've done. Looking very good. I still haven't had a chance to drive an F56. I have to run the Roadster down for it's yearly maintenance appointment, and will ask for an F56 drive at...
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