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12-29-2016, 02:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,868
Posted By snowmanmini

Sold

Sold
08-21-2016, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,868
Posted By snowmanmini

Everything except the kayak holder. Saw on...

Everything except the kayak holder.

Saw on Toledo CL that a few folks in Southern MI are selling kayak holders.

Let me know interest. Sprint cars are running at the fairgrounds Tuesday maybe...
08-16-2016, 02:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 960
Posted By snowmanmini

Sold

sold
08-09-2016, 06:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 778
Posted By snowmanmini

set of four V-Spoke (or X-Lite) Alloy Wheel

Set of four OE MINI Cooper wheels from a 2005 R53. Currently has Blizzaks WS60s mounted with 6/32" of tread depth left.

These were dipped orange three years ago and I started to remove the dip. ...
08-09-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,007
Posted By snowmanmini

Sold: WeatherTech Floorliners

I used these for a few months and then sold the car. Back WetaherTech floor liners for front of R53. Best way to protect your interior.

Prefer local pickup (eastside of Cleveland Ohio). Figure...
08-09-2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 597
Posted By snowmanmini

OE S/C Pulley

OE Super Charger Pulley. Took off around 82k

Great shape.

Figure$6.80 for UPSP flat rate shipping. So, $18.80 wilt it shipped to your door.
08-09-2016, 03:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,868
Posted By snowmanmini

Complete Thule Roof Rack Gen 1

Slightly used Thule roof rack - complete set up

Includes:
480 Traverse Foot Pack. Complete set with four feet and two allen key wrenches.
Fit Kit 1366
487 Short Roof Adapter
50" Load Bars
...
08-09-2016, 03:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 960
Posted By snowmanmini

K&N Air Filter

Used K&N Filter for R53. Great shape. Only used for a short while until I installed a CAI.

Buyer pays shipping.
03-03-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,778
Posted By snowmanmini

05 R53 Fluid Leak engine/gear box

I noticed a good amount of fluid on the bottom of my transmission and oil pan the other day. No drips on the ground though. Cleaned the area with brake cleaner to get a better idea of where it was...
07-29-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,395
Posted By snowmanmini

I should know this, but with these calipers bolt...

I should know this, but with these calipers bolt up to the stock R53 brackets?
10-25-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 345
Posted By snowmanmini

K&N Filter + Recharger

Used K&N Filter + Recharger (Air Filter Cleaner & Air Filter Oil).

I bought the filter in November of 2008 and it has 40,000 miles on it. I cleaned it regularly. Installed CAI so I no longer...
07-07-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 20,134
Views: 2,433,990
Posted By snowmanmini

Powerflex Front CAB. Feels good!

Powerflex Front CAB. Feels good!
06-11-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 20,134
Views: 2,433,990
Posted By snowmanmini

Oil change, found corrosion on coil pack,...

Oil change, found corrosion on coil pack, inspected control arm bushings - looks like I'll be replacing them. Now ordering a few parts.
06-11-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,164
Posted By snowmanmini

7mm vs. 8mm Spark Plug Wires

Is there any benefit to 8mm wires when running a stock coil?

I am getting ready to install a CAI and 16% pulley and need to replace the wires as well (#3 poor fit on coil plus they have 73k on...
12-09-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 20,134
Views: 2,433,990
Posted By snowmanmini

Installed carbon fiber door handle covers, carbon...

Installed carbon fiber door handle covers, carbon fiber mirror housings and LED license plate lights. I didn't think I was a fan of carbon until I installed it. Looks good.
09-11-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 20,134
Views: 2,433,990
Posted By snowmanmini

Learned what side and seat airbag deployment...

Learned what side and seat airbag deployment feels like. :sad:

The dealer has the car now and said that the side impact needs to be 55MPH to have the airbag deploy. Seem right?

Does anyone...
09-10-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,890
Posted By snowmanmini

Snid - Do you have any videos you can share that...

Snid - Do you have any videos you can share that were taken while using this mount? I have been thinking of making something like this and I like what you've shared. I am wondering about the amount...
08-17-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By snowmanmini

Shipping appears to be $5 to Rochester. If...

Shipping appears to be $5 to Rochester. If you'll do $13 - it's yours.

BTW. How do you like your Alta CAI?
08-16-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 415
Posted By snowmanmini

Chili Red Paint Stick Set

I bought this MINI Paint Stick set at Classic In Ohio. I used one dab of it and the decided to have the hood repainted.

The expiration date on the package is 2016. It's been stored indoors and...
05-28-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 20,134
Views: 2,433,990
Posted By snowmanmini

Replaced the power steering cooling fan. Not a...

Replaced the power steering cooling fan. Not a fun project, but it needed done.
10-24-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 20,134
Views: 2,433,990
Posted By snowmanmini

finally finished the joey mod and painted the...

finally finished the joey mod and painted the headlight trim rings. next time I'll do vinyl.
09-25-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 20,134
Views: 2,433,990
Posted By snowmanmini

Installed CG Lock. Wish I'd done it a long time...

Installed CG Lock. Wish I'd done it a long time ago.
09-17-2011, 05:27 AM
Replies: 20,134
Views: 2,433,990
Posted By snowmanmini

0cool - where did you get the film and how...

0cool - where did you get the film and how difficult was the installation? I've looked at DECAL FX's product and it seems OK. I am curious how about install though.

Looks good!
09-09-2011, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 17,206
Posted By snowmanmini

Swapped it out tonight and everything works...

Swapped it out tonight and everything works great! Mini sent out a $50 off coupon which i used at the dealer so the actuator was about $78 including tax. They were surprised by the coupon, but...
09-09-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 20,134
Views: 2,433,990
Posted By snowmanmini

Replaced the passenger side door lock actuator. ...

Replaced the passenger side door lock actuator. Had to be done.
08-29-2011, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 17,206
Posted By snowmanmini

My passenger door just starting not unlocking, I...

My passenger door just starting not unlocking, I can hear it click with the remote or toggle switch. Locks fine, won't unlock...actuator?
08-15-2011, 05:23 AM
Replies: 20,134
Views: 2,433,990
Posted By snowmanmini

Goodbye Chrome & Plasti-dip

This weekend I started to remove the Plasti-dip and paint the parts body color. More and better pics coming soon, but here's the gas cap.
...
07-19-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2,141
Views: 148,901
Posted By snowmanmini

I still wave and it seems that I only get waves...

I still wave and it seems that I only get waves back from owners that have something to their mini. My kids always wave and love the return waves.
05-02-2011, 04:02 AM
Replies: 20,134
Views: 2,433,990
Posted By snowmanmini

JB welded the cup holder again...if one more...

JB welded the cup holder again...if one more person gets in my car and says, "what's this?" and grabs the cup holder!!! Oh and determined that my driver's side tie-rod is bad.
04-27-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 20,134
Views: 2,433,990
Posted By snowmanmini

Summer wheels and tires mounted and a wax. Now...

Summer wheels and tires mounted and a wax. Now heading to the dealer for the Rocks the Rivals event (and to pickup a few things).
12-27-2010, 12:16 PM
Replies: 20,134
Views: 2,433,990
Posted By snowmanmini

Installed new Thule roof rack and gave it a wash....

Installed new Thule roof rack and gave it a wash. https://www.northamericanmotoring.com/gallery/data/500/medium/IMG00009-20101227-1237.jpg
12-17-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 20,134
Views: 2,433,990
Posted By snowmanmini

Turned 50k (2005 R53) today and gave it a bath. ...

Turned 50k (2005 R53) today and gave it a bath. After two feet of snow in the last week, it needed it.
12-06-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,106
Posted By snowmanmini

need an opinion...replace the housing, t-stat and...

need an opinion...replace the housing, t-stat and gasket - or just t-stat and gasket? If I had the luxury of time I could open it up, inspect and then order the parts. Just wondering if others have...
11-27-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 20,134
Views: 2,433,990
Posted By snowmanmini

Brakes...New rotors, Carbotech pads, Goodrich SS...

Brakes...New rotors, Carbotech pads, Goodrich SS braided lines and repainted the calipers. https://www.northamericanmotoring.com/gallery/data/500/medium/DSC00767.JPG
11-08-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 20,134
Views: 2,433,990
Posted By snowmanmini

noticed a fluid puddle under the car today...went...

noticed a fluid puddle under the car today...went underneath, cleaned up the transmission and now waiting to see if it reappears. Also ordered Carbotech brake pads, rotors and brake hoses.
11-06-2010, 08:04 AM
Replies: 20,134
Views: 2,433,990
Posted By snowmanmini

Installed M7 strut bar with tower plates and...

Installed M7 strut bar with tower plates and installed the winter wheels/tires.
Forum: JCW Garage
10-01-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 14,215
Posted By snowmanmini

Professor - Sharp looking car! Did the R56 JCW...

Professor - Sharp looking car! Did the R56 JCW rotors bolt to the same mounts without modification? How did you locate the used calipers? I am on the fence regarding a new BBK or trying to do what...
09-22-2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 20,134
Views: 2,433,990
Posted By snowmanmini

Just changed the MTF. Now time to research BBKs.

Just changed the MTF. Now time to research BBKs.
09-22-2010, 07:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,529
Posted By snowmanmini

So how did everyone make out with thier...

So how did everyone make out with thier conversions? I am reseraching installing the R56 front brakes on my 2005 R53. Originally I was investigating a JCW kit until I starting reading about the R56...
09-10-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 20,134
Views: 2,433,990
Posted By snowmanmini

Been busy. Blacked out the beltline,...

Been busy. Blacked out the beltline, plasti-dipped quite a few items, LOF, Claybar and wax, tire rotation, installed a 2nd Mini do more tach-on. Pondering new brakes. Replacing the MTF this...
08-25-2010, 06:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,970
Posted By snowmanmini

I'm in. See you there. I did a Fun Day at...

I'm in. See you there. I did a Fun Day at Nelson last year and had a blast. It will be great to have only Minis on the track. Thanks for pulling it together.
08-22-2010, 05:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,176
Posted By snowmanmini

Time Speed Distance Rally

Is anyone interested in putting together a club TSD rally? Could be fun!
03-04-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,539
Posted By snowmanmini

H20 - Did you ever decide on wheels? I am...

H20 - Did you ever decide on wheels? I am looking for black wheels myself and liked those team dynamics.
10-10-2009, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,101
Posted By snowmanmini

Has anyone found "off the shelf" spray cans that...

Has anyone found "off the shelf" spray cans that are close in color to Chili Red? I have some accessories to paint. Local dealer only has touch up pens. Thanks!
09-13-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,990
Posted By snowmanmini

MaxMini - Did you ever mount the canards? I am...

MaxMini - Did you ever mount the canards? I am thinking about some for my 05 MCS. I am concerned that there's not enough space and am thinking of something short and small...almost like a 2nd...
09-13-2009, 06:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 473
Posted By snowmanmini

it never fails...i can never get my business...

it never fails...i can never get my business travel to columbus to accommodate automotive events. Although, I might hit national trails this Wednesday evening (not with the cooper though).
09-10-2009, 06:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,331
Posted By snowmanmini

i installed the mini do more hitch on my 05 s...

i installed the mini do more hitch on my 05 s this past weekend. took about 1.5 hours which included dinner. i thought about waiting for another manufacturer to make one, but i have been impressed...
09-03-2009, 03:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,262
Posted By snowmanmini

very helpful. I found a couple of lights on...

very helpful. I found a couple of lights on their site that will work for my idea.
09-01-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,256
Posted By snowmanmini

Act 04. Great looking mods! I've been thinking...

Act 04. Great looking mods! I've been thinking about a front splitter and have thought about making one, but haven't been able to find a template. I'll PM N2Mini regarding that. Did you use a CNC...
09-01-2009, 03:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 738
Posted By snowmanmini

I travel to Columbus regularly for business (from...

I travel to Columbus regularly for business (from Cleveland), but am now encouraged to rent cars rather than have fun in the Mini. Anyway, I'd like to meet up with the group sometime so I'll keep an...
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