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02-13-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,595
Posted By miniMAUL

Very nice ride! What brand tires did you go with?...

Very nice ride! What brand tires did you go with?


I have the same lift with 235/50s in All Season and 225/55 in Winter rubber.


I have been extremely pleased with the long term ride and...
02-13-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,186
Posted By miniMAUL

Just curious if you have learned anything more...

Just curious if you have learned anything more about these?


Thanks.
Forum: Suspension
02-12-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 84,849
Posted By miniMAUL

Wish I had a good answer for you but BF that...

Wish I had a good answer for you but BF that posted the yellow MCS above would be a 2 wheel drive and may have some feedback for you.


Post back what you learn and what you decide.
Forum: Suspension
02-12-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 84,849
Posted By miniMAUL

Just getting back on line after quite a while. ...

Just getting back on line after quite a while.


BF...Great looking MINI!


WWT...I have over 20,000 miles on the tires that went on same time as the list and no wear issues with routine...
09-24-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,306
Posted By miniMAUL

Looks NICE, especially at that price!! Very...

Looks NICE, especially at that price!! Very similar basket to my Rhino Rack basket that cost more than twice that.

With mine the wind noise isn't bad until you open the sunroof but gas mileage...
01-01-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 725
Views: 138,633
Posted By miniMAUL

Wow...can't reply to all the incredible photos...

Wow...can't reply to all the incredible photos posted above but just wanted to say as a MINI owner and photography hobbiest I am INSPIRED! Just added a late resolution to my 2013 List... take more...
Forum: Suspension
01-01-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 84,849
Posted By miniMAUL

Sorry for the delayed reply. Getting ready to...

Sorry for the delayed reply. Getting ready to move from Florida to DC at beginning of the year.



So far all is working out fine. Just at 3,300 miles on it since the lift... 9,900 miles...
Forum: Suspension
11-06-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 22,814
Posted By miniMAUL

When I was having my lift installed, I discussed...

When I was having my lift installed, I discussed getting the NM bar/brace with the guys at OXSpeed. They had the NM bar in stock and when it did not fit they contacted NM and were told that an R60...
11-04-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 24,899
Posted By miniMAUL

Congrats! Welcome to the PR Club.

Congrats! Welcome to the PR Club.
11-04-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,268
Posted By miniMAUL

Thanks man! May want to submit to the How To...

Thanks man! May want to submit to the How To section. I know I had searched for sub wiring options several times. Thanks for tackling it and doing the write up.
10-24-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,527
Posted By miniMAUL

I looked all over for the same info about a month...

I looked all over for the same info about a month ago and didn't get anywhere. Hopefully you will get a reply that can us both out.
10-24-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,940
Posted By miniMAUL

Nice...looks good. How about a close up of one...

Nice...looks good. How about a close up of one tire. Not very familiar with the tire you went with and would be great to see sidewall and tread pattern.

As far as the smoother ride, I could...
10-24-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,753
Posted By miniMAUL

It is a Rhino Rack Cargo Basket....

It is a Rhino Rack Cargo Basket. http://www.rhinorack.com/AccSubCategory_Roof-Mounted-Cargo-Baskets_74.aspx
...
10-24-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 164,155
Posted By miniMAUL

Countryman S ALL 4

Figured I would post my pics as I didn't see any other Countryman posting here.

https://www.northamericanmotoring.com/gallery/data/3986/medium/SLT-A77V_2012-09-27_20-41-01.JPG
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10-24-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,428
Posted By miniMAUL

I have 235/50-18s (27.3" od) on rims with a 48mm...

I have 235/50-18s (27.3" od) on rims with a 48mm offset and no rubbing, no binding.

I believe I read in a previous post about 225/55-18 fitting but may have had some rubbing....
10-22-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3,448
Views: 1,097,570
Posted By miniMAUL

Question, and not meant in a negative way, but I...

Question, and not meant in a negative way, but I see your stripes on the back have an accompanying side stripe while the front stripes are solid. What stripe package is that?
10-20-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,376
Posted By miniMAUL

Look really nice on your ride! Can you give the...

Look really nice on your ride! Can you give the wheel size, width, and offset? It's great to see the specs on the diff wheels that fit the Countryman despite what some sites list.
10-19-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 865
Posted By miniMAUL

Congrats and hope to see you motoring around the...

Congrats and hope to see you motoring around the bay, maybe even at a local Mini event! (From Tampa here)
10-19-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,146
Posted By miniMAUL

Here is one option for a source of the LEDs. ...

Here is one option for a source of the LEDs.

http://www.daylight-led.com/cars/

I have the 4 bulb version and test fitting in the stock air ducts does not make a good fit. I have opted for...
10-18-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 25,257
Posted By miniMAUL

Silver R60 S with Black JCW Stripes on I-275...

Silver R60 S with Black JCW Stripes on I-275 Southbound in Tampa this morning. Then this evening, a Royal Grey Countryman on I-4 Eastbound by the fairgrounds.
10-16-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,753
Posted By miniMAUL

Here is my R60 S ALL 4 with 18" wheels. The...

Here is my R60 S ALL 4 with 18" wheels.

The wheels are upgraded from stock 18" rims to Breyton GTS-R 18s (18"x8.5" 48mm Offset) with Pirelli 235/50 Scorpion Verde All Season non run flat tires. ...
10-15-2012, 08:50 PM
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Views: 1,049,198
Posted By miniMAUL

What tips did you go with and how did they...

What tips did you go with and how did they attach? Fills out the cut outs much nicer.
10-09-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 25,257
Posted By miniMAUL

Pure Red with White roof and white stripes...

Pure Red with White roof and white stripes driving Northbound on I-275 in Tampa, FL. Was behind me when I noticed, gave a wave and another wave as I peeled off for the next exit.
10-06-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 2,950
Views: 1,049,198
Posted By miniMAUL

Looks good. How did you spray them? Off or On?...

Looks good. How did you spray them? Off or On? any issues?
Forum: Suspension
09-28-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 84,849
Posted By miniMAUL

Thanks for the feedback! It is a...

Thanks for the feedback!



It is a Rhino Rack Cargo Basket. They also have Cargo Boxes and Trays.

http://www.rhinorack.com/AccSubCategory_Roof-Mounted-Cargo-Baskets_74.aspx
Forum: Suspension
09-27-2012, 09:16 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 84,849
Posted By miniMAUL

Here are a couple comparison pics at the local...

Here are a couple comparison pics at the local MINI dealer yesterday after getting service. There was a used Pure Red Countryman on the lot. It wasn't till after I took the pics that I realized it...
Forum: Suspension
09-27-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 84,849
Posted By miniMAUL

Been a busy week but below are the pics after the...

Been a busy week but below are the pics after the lift and with the new wheels and tires. The ride is different but not in a bad way, still very sporty but not as kart like. The difference is also...
09-25-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 25,257
Posted By miniMAUL

FL Driver in DC

Saw a Pure Red R60 with Black Roof parallel parked along Crystal Drive in Arlington, VA. Wanted to get my PR, pull along side and honk to see who waved!
09-25-2012, 06:53 PM
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Views: 1,049,198
Posted By miniMAUL

Looks great!

Looks great!
09-23-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,408
Posted By miniMAUL

Yes it will vibrate at times but by adding a tie...

Yes it will vibrate at times but by adding a tie down along the upright portion of the tube it minimizes it greatly. This can be done where it doesn't even show unless you are down in the passengers...
09-18-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,408
Posted By miniMAUL

Here are links to the parts that I found and...

Here are links to the parts that I found and ordered off Amazon and also some pics of it installed. You can read the reviews of the mount or Google it for other photos. I do have the upright post...
09-17-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,021
Posted By miniMAUL

Off Topic

Just have to say that the last several posts are some of the most articulate, informative, and civil posts between 2 contributors that obviously see things a bit different but are willing to share...
Forum: Suspension
09-17-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 84,849
Posted By miniMAUL

Getting my Pure Red Countryman lifted (2" kit)...

Getting my Pure Red Countryman lifted (2" kit) his week by the guys at Ox Speed. Rick has been great working with my schedule as I try to take advantage of being in the DC/Maryland area for work....
09-14-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,408
Posted By miniMAUL

Nice looking mount! And good description of the...

Nice looking mount! And good description of the install. I have a Ram Mount with aluminum mounting arm to a ball socket where I attach either a phone holder or iPad mount. Using Nav Apps on the...
09-09-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 25,257
Posted By miniMAUL

FL driver in DC

Yesterday, Saturday around 6pm, saw grey or brown Countryman with white roof pulling into Pentagon City Mall garage by Macy's. Then saw Silver Countryman parked along curb on street by Union...
09-04-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,249
Posted By miniMAUL

FL Driver in DC

What a sensless act. I feel your pain. Unlike some that suggest bird turds falling unpurposefully on your car is like an intentional act of vandalism, albeit keying a car is a greater act but...
07-23-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 25,257
Posted By miniMAUL

DC Area

Black CMS4 On Saturday evening in Arlington in NB lanes of Jefferson Davis Hwy. Snapped photo at the red light and after looking think I got a Copper S in the SB turn lane.

Flashed hazards as it...
07-22-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 24,899
Posted By miniMAUL

Thanks. Pic was in hotel parking garage and...

Thanks. Pic was in hotel parking garage and doesn't show roof rack/cargo basket too well.

I have an old friend I may have to visit in Maryland one weekend so I will post and maybe you can give me...
07-22-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 24,899
Posted By miniMAUL

Thanks! Great idea. I did some hiking in...

Thanks! Great idea. I did some hiking in Shenandoah 2-3 years ago and want to go back to do the Skyline Drive in the Countryman. Plus I enjoy taking wildlife photos and now I can enjoy motoring...
07-22-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 24,899
Posted By miniMAUL

Pure Red R60s in DC area?

Hi all, I just motored up to the DC area from Florida for a 3 month assignment. I have seen quite a few Minis around here, more than back at home, and even seen several Countrymans but no Pure Reds....
04-27-2012, 11:08 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 24,899
Posted By miniMAUL

Are these the ones you are referring to? They...

Are these the ones you are referring to? They look like the stripes on the JCW Countryman. Multiple colors and side stripes sold separate.
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04-24-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 24,899
Posted By miniMAUL

Just a week left...

Count me in on the redness...err madness. Should have my Countryman by Cinco de Mayo!

Looking at striping my Pure Red with after market vinyl and trying to get some ideas by looking thru the pics...
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