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01-01-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 861
Posted By booktrout

Congratulations to Paddy. Thanks for sharing...

Congratulations to Paddy.

Thanks for sharing this bit of news with North American Motoring.
10-13-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,135
Posted By booktrout

Nice, I like the "Chrome Line" trim. I have...

Nice, I like the "Chrome Line" trim.

I have a 2009 MINI Cooper non S and it has been a rock solid little car.
I just went over 100,000 this year.

The MINI Cooper Clubman gets the best gas...
10-13-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,135
Posted By booktrout

Cool, What did you get? What year? post a...

Cool,
What did you get? What year?
post a picture.

I bought a 1981 Mini back in January, it has been a fun year.

RobertM
03-20-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,251
Posted By booktrout

When I replaced the spark plugs on my 2009 non-s,...

When I replaced the spark plugs on my 2009 non-s, I wanted to switch to a copper core plug but couldn't find any available.

I went with the factory BERU 12ZR-6SP03

You read a lot of posts about...
Forum: MINI5280
12-26-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 718
Posted By booktrout

Thanks for the Holiday wishes Don. It has...

Thanks for the Holiday wishes Don.

It has been pretty quiet here on NAMs 5280 page.

I have this page bookmarked and usually start my NAM browsing here but I missed this post this morning and...
Forum: MINI5280
12-26-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 868
Posted By booktrout

CDOT Tire Partners & Discounts

I think CDOT has a program to give motorists a discount on new tires or snow tires.

This map, Tire Partners & Discounts (http://www.coloradodot.info/travel/winter-driving/tire-partners-discounts),...
11-26-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 940
Posted By booktrout

Great video, I bet they had fun making the models...

Great video, I bet they had fun making the models along with the reenactment.

Thanks for posting this.
03-06-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,260
Posted By booktrout

Back to normal. That's good news.

Back to normal. That's good news.
03-05-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,260
Posted By booktrout

My favorite card to play on the guess my...

My favorite card to play on the guess my electrical problem game is the Dead and/or Dying Battery Card.

I have a 2009 as well, and I'm constantly paranoid of the odd or unusual quirk or sound,...
Forum: MINI5280
11-06-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,579
Posted By booktrout

The unknown destination was the "Izaak Walton...

The unknown destination was the "Izaak Walton Club House" in Longmont.

First to the finish line was "TopgearUK" Nadine & Terry, arriving at about 11:30 AM.

The points competition was a four or...
Forum: MINI5280
11-02-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,579
Posted By booktrout

From the Yalla Yalla planing committee, ...

From the Yalla Yalla planing committee,

Thank you for coming to Yalla Yalla 2013.

Special thanks go out to:

Kristan and Artistic Reflection www.artisticreflection.com for this year's Art,...
Forum: MINI5280
11-02-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,579
Posted By booktrout

♪ ♫ ♪ ♫ Da hoo dorais fa ho dores welcome Yalla...

♪ ♫ ♪ ♫ Da hoo dorais fa ho dores welcome Yalla Yalla day is here.

See everyone at Cars and Coffee.
Forum: MINI5280
11-01-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,579
Posted By booktrout

Yalla Yalla eve. The way the North American...

Yalla Yalla eve.

The way the North American Motoring Event Calendar is setup, the sign-up option will close some time this morning.

If you don't make the calendar sign up just post to this...
Forum: MINI5280
10-31-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,033
Posted By booktrout

BUMP for this Saturday, 95th Street Breakfast...

BUMP for this Saturday, 95th Street Breakfast Club Exotics, aka Cars and Coffee.
Forum: MINI5280
10-29-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,333
Posted By booktrout

I had to dig quite a while to reach this one. ...

I had to dig quite a while to reach this one.

They're at it again.

I signed up to have my MINI tested, got the letter back in September.

Anyone else get one?

I remember Theresa's MINI was...
Forum: MINI5280
10-29-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,579
Posted By booktrout

"There are 23 people enrolled for this event:" ...

"There are 23 people enrolled for this event:"

Hmmm.

There are still a few die-hard veteran MINI5280 members that haven't signed up yet.

We're not competing against Peyton Manning, it's the...
Forum: MINI5280
10-29-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,579
Posted By booktrout

Thanks Joel. No0dle, sorry to receive the...

Thanks Joel.

No0dle, sorry to receive the news that you can't make it.
Forum: MINI5280
10-29-2013, 01:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,579
Posted By booktrout

Yalla Yalla Up-date

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-9Me9Si5gzZQ/UnFsdmslZeI/AAAAAAAAE30/ETYTQH1W6XA/w220-h195-no/13+-+1
This year's Yalla Yalla will take us to the Wild West, and as you may know, there were not many...
Forum: MINI5280
10-27-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,579
Posted By booktrout

@mondogarage, The answers to your two...

@mondogarage,

The answers to your two questions can't be answered but...

Ackording to Yelp, the Longmont Farmers Market hours are Saturday 8 am - 2 pm.

If this information is correct, you...
Forum: MINI5280
10-26-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 736
Posted By booktrout

^^^^^ +1

^^^^^
+1
Forum: MINI5280
10-26-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,579
Posted By booktrout

Cars & Coffee and MINI5280's Yalla Yalla next...

Cars & Coffee and MINI5280's Yalla Yalla next Saturday November, 2nd.

C&C, come early- 07:00, 08:00, 09:00.

Yalla Yalla- driver meeting at 09:45, leave at 10:00.
2770 Arapahoe Rd #102,...
Forum: MINI5280
10-24-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,579
Posted By booktrout

I would like to give an early shout out to let...

I would like to give an early shout out to let everyone know that Artistic Reflection, www.artisticreflection.com (http://www.artisticreflection.com) is an official sponsor of this year's event.
...
Forum: MINI5280
10-22-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,579
Posted By booktrout

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-OFr07hrcG2g/Uls...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-OFr07hrcG2g/UlsbeswknMI/AAAAAAAAE0Y/E_E3MQTHVwA/w827-h551-no/IMG_2798.JPG

At this year's Yalla Yalla we will have some very nice Badges.
We will even give you...
Forum: MINI5280
10-22-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,579
Posted By booktrout

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-6ub0ph-VVV8/Uls...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-6ub0ph-VVV8/UlsbfVZZKDI/AAAAAAAAE0s/2TDuHWHQBiY/w827-h551-no/IMG_2799.JPG

Badges?
Forum: MINI5280
10-20-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,579
Posted By booktrout

Head count

MINI5280,

Please post in this thread how many people will be in your group on Saturday, November 2nd.

If you posted above that you are coming, you can edit your post to add your group.

Thanks
Forum: MINI5280
10-16-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,579
Posted By booktrout

Yalla Yalla is.... 1. A Ride. 2. A Quiz. ...

Yalla Yalla is....

1. A Ride.
2. A Quiz.
3. A Scavenger Hunt.
4. A Musical discovery.
5. A Mysterious Journey to an Unknown Destination.
6. The main reason, to Celebrate the Founding of...
Forum: MINI5280
10-15-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,579
Posted By booktrout

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-aOAeZuY6sLc/Uls...

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-aOAeZuY6sLc/UlsbdhrNzFI/AAAAAAAAE0U/l33hj0EmjPk/w827-h551-no/IMG_2797.JPG

We are the Federales, you know, the Mounted Police, and we want everyone to come to...
Forum: MINI5280
10-08-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Posted By booktrout

Congratulations to the incoming club officers. ...

Congratulations to the incoming club officers.

Thank you for stepping up to serve a term and lead our club into the future.

Long Live MINI5280
Forum: MINI5280
10-07-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,579
Posted By booktrout

Okay okay, You don't like being told what to...

Okay okay,

You don't like being told what to do, but Sheriff Cooper wants you to come to Yalla Yalla this year.

So sign up, more information to come latter as always with Yalla Yalla.

Robert
Forum: MINI5280
10-06-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,579
Posted By booktrout

Yalla Yalla 2013

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-pHjV4GiS6_E/UlIAt4xJSFI/AAAAAAAAEvM/o8xUOn03ujU/w1043-h431-no/YallaYalla2013_01.jpg

Folks,

There is a new Sheriff in town, and he said you are going to...
10-06-2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,540
Posted By booktrout

Cool Picture From The 60s

"Car-spotting: London, 1963"
BBC News / BBC Autos by Matthew Phenix

http://www.bbc.com/autos/story/20130809-car-spotting-london-1963
...
Forum: MINI5280
10-05-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,059
Posted By booktrout

MINI USA @MINIUSA Tweeted this picture/add this...

MINI USA @MINIUSA Tweeted this picture/add this morning.

Sylvan Lake Breakfast Ride MITM8

Staring Lil' Red and jbat66

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BV0wq2tIAAAq_JF.jpg
Replies: 8
Views: 1,407
Posted By booktrout

MINI USA @MINIUSA Tweeted this picture/add this...

MINI USA @MINIUSA Tweeted this picture/add this morning.

Sylvan Lake Breakfast Ride MITM8

Staring Lil' Red and jbat66

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BV0wq2tIAAAq_JF.jpg
Forum: MINI5280
09-26-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,012
Posted By booktrout

I'll be over to help/learn/watch. And will...

I'll be over to help/learn/watch.

And will probably pop in and out through the weekend since I live nearby.

Robert
Forum: MINI5280
09-24-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By booktrout

Well, I missed the deadline to get the T-shirt. ...

Well, I missed the deadline to get the T-shirt.

Sorry to let everyone down but, I don't think I got in enough training to run 3.1 miles. I know it's not that long of a run.

Any way, it looks...
Forum: MINI5280
09-21-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 931
Posted By booktrout

This was a fun outing. It's nice to just...

This was a fun outing.

It's nice to just get out and motor with other MINIs.

We picked up GP2 0292 up on Squaw Pass while waiting for construction.
GP2 0292 David, nice to meet you. Robert
...
Forum: MINI5280
09-18-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 994
Posted By booktrout

Robert Montoya, BIO for Ride Director

I live in Longmont, Colorado with my wife Luanne, our son David (16), and our Boston Terrier Nikki. I grew up in Brighton, Colorado and lived in Scottsbluff, Nebraska for a number of years. I work in...
Forum: MINI5280
09-09-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 569
Posted By booktrout

This is from the Registration...

This is from the Registration (http://www.thecooper5k.com/register) page of the Cooper 5K & Fun Run/Walk. http://www.thecooper5k.com/

Register online prior to September 26th to get the T-Shirt.
...
Forum: MINI5280
09-08-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,087
Posted By booktrout

I think if you have a 2002-2006 MINI you just pop...

I think if you have a 2002-2006 MINI you just pop the bonnet and then you would have access to the back side of the grill.

If you have a 2007-2013, yes you do have to remove the grill.

There...
Forum: MINI5280
09-08-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,087
Posted By booktrout

I received my grill badge in the mail a few days...

I received my grill badge in the mail a few days ago.

Very nice.

Don, thanks for getting these for us and thank you to anyone who helped with this.

Robert
Forum: MINI5280
09-02-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 547
Posted By booktrout

That was fun. I convinced my wife Luanne to...

That was fun.

I convinced my wife Luanne to go.
I just kept talking about Waffle Cakes all day. www.wafflecakes.com

Thanks Teena & Rich for setting this one up.

Robert
Forum: MINI5280
09-02-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 547
Posted By booktrout

I'll go and check it out, so keep a look-out for...

I'll go and check it out, so keep a look-out for me.

Robert
Forum: MINI5280
08-21-2013, 03:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,059
Posted By booktrout

This Flickr set really captured the moment and...

This Flickr set really captured the moment and how fun it was to take over Avon with these little cars.

jrs2, do you have a MINI or were you just in town when this happened?

Any way, thanks...
Replies: 13
Sticky Mitm 2013
Views: 2,043
Posted By booktrout

Thanks

On behalf of MINI5280.org and the MITM8 Planning Committee I would like to thank everyone for coming to Minis In The Mountains this year.

I would also like to thank the planning committee and the...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,407
Posted By booktrout

The Ride To Redstone, Minis In The Mountains 8,...

The Ride To Redstone, Minis In The Mountains 8, Avon, Colorado 8/8/13 "Best Ride Ever" (https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/116022071591842353621/albums/5909953379253476609)

Parade to Nottingham...
Forum: MINI5280
08-08-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,059
Posted By booktrout

The Ride To Redstone, Minis In The Mountains 8,...

The Ride To Redstone, Minis In The Mountains 8, Avon, Colorado 8/8/13 "Best Ride Ever" (https://plus.google.com/u/0/photos/116022071591842353621/albums/5909953379253476609)

Parade to Nottingham...
Forum: MINI5280
07-08-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By booktrout

I found this at the library today and it will be...

I found this at the library today and it will be checked out until July 29th for those of you that live in Longmont.
I might have to re-new online until MITM is over. :razz:

Robert

...
Forum: MINI5280
07-07-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,693
Posted By booktrout

Register Now For Minis In The Mountains

July 21st is 2 weeks from today, so by tomorrow you will have less than 2 weeks to register.

Don't put it off any longer.

Trust me, you do not want to miss this years Minis In The Mountains. ...
06-28-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 384
Posted By booktrout

MINI Club Finder: Find a club near you.

MINI SPACE, MINI CLUB FINDER (https://www.minispace.com/en_us/clubfinder/)

https://www.minispace.com/img/en/head_title.gif
...
Replies: 7
Views: 1,016
Posted By booktrout

Pine car

I picked up some supplies today at my local Hobby Lobby. :thumbsup:

...
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