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09-25-2009, 09:10 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 31,060
Posted By RaceFace

Very nice!! Congrats!! :thumbsup:

Very nice!! Congrats!! :thumbsup:
08-31-2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 31,060
Posted By RaceFace

:thumbsup:

:thumbsup:
08-27-2009, 09:10 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 31,060
Posted By RaceFace

Alright.....lets see some more. My Clubman went...

Alright.....lets see some more. My Clubman went to the ex-wife but I am still experiencing them vicariously through you guys.

Lay them on me!! :thumbsup:
07-27-2009, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,008
Posted By RaceFace

Thats funny!!! LOL!!

Thats funny!!! LOL!!
06-12-2009, 10:13 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 31,060
Posted By RaceFace

Looks great!!!! Nice ride!!!

Looks great!!!! Nice ride!!!
05-14-2009, 08:33 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 31,060
Posted By RaceFace

Its been a while on this thread.....any new DS...

Its been a while on this thread.....any new DS Clubbies out there??

Lets see 'em!! :thumbsup:
05-06-2009, 09:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,221
Posted By RaceFace

Oh man! Isn't that a pisser?? You just want to...

Oh man! Isn't that a pisser?? You just want to kick yourself. Sorry to hear that.

I've done stuff like that too. I took my newly lifted 4x4 truck into an underground parking not even thinking...
04-22-2009, 08:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,588
Posted By RaceFace

Thank you for the compliment. I am choosing my...

Thank you for the compliment. I am choosing my battles wisely in the closure of this relationship. In my case, I wanted my children in a safe car when they are with her (she cant afford something as...
04-20-2009, 07:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,588
Posted By RaceFace

Do you think I would catch alot of crap pulling...

Do you think I would catch alot of crap pulling up to a MINI event in a Chevy Trailblazer SS?? LOL!!! Just kidding!! I don't think it would be too bad. :wink:

I do appreciate all the support. This...
04-19-2009, 09:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,588
Posted By RaceFace

Huge thanks again everyone. My frame of mind is...

Huge thanks again everyone. My frame of mind is getting better, one day at at time. Taking baby steps daily and surrounding myself with good friends seems to help.

I have read peoples opinions of...
03-29-2009, 08:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,588
Posted By RaceFace

Thanks everyone. I have read every post and taken...

Thanks everyone. I have read every post and taken alot of it to heart. Its a tough time right now and I appreciate each and every one of you that took the time to give me sincere advice. Sitting here...
03-26-2009, 09:59 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,588
Posted By RaceFace

Thank you for all the wishes. It is a tough time...

Thank you for all the wishes. It is a tough time right now especially since she just moved out a week ago. My boys are 6 and 9 and they have never witnessed any fighting between us but I am in...
03-24-2009, 10:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,588
Posted By RaceFace

The Clubman's gone...

Wifey and I have decided that the marriage isn't working after 10 years and are currently splitting things up for the divorce. I felt it was a good idea that she take the Clubman because it is small,...
03-02-2009, 10:15 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 31,060
Posted By RaceFace

Good lookin' ride!! I can't wait to see your...

Good lookin' ride!! I can't wait to see your finished product!!
01-24-2009, 08:19 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 31,060
Posted By RaceFace

Any more new DS Clubmans out there??? Lets see...

Any more new DS Clubmans out there??? Lets see 'em!! :thumbsup:
11-26-2008, 09:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,393
Posted By RaceFace

Slap a set of ceramic pads on there asap. That...

Slap a set of ceramic pads on there asap. That kills the dust problem. I put them on at 600 miles.....big difference!! :thumbsup:
11-25-2008, 09:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 954
Posted By RaceFace

Ours was $150.00 including the sunroof (the 'bro'...

Ours was $150.00 including the sunroof (the 'bro' deal). The woman has done all my cars over the years and did my house. She does a great job!! :thumbsup:
...
11-21-2008, 10:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,168
Posted By RaceFace

Got any pics of it lowered? I'd love to see them!

Got any pics of it lowered? I'd love to see them!
11-16-2008, 07:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 679
Posted By RaceFace

I'm 6'4" and no issues here.....sunroof too and I...

I'm 6'4" and no issues here.....sunroof too and I don't even come close.:thumbsup:
11-14-2008, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By RaceFace

Seat Heater Stuck On?

A month or so ago, wifey came home and said said "I don't understand it, its 95 outside and I have my AC on the whole way home (25ish miles) and when I get out of the car, I'm boiling hot." Well, I...
11-11-2008, 07:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 829
Posted By RaceFace

No. Magnetic drain plugs and oil filters still...

No. Magnetic drain plugs and oil filters still don't catch everything. Change it all....and change it while the oil is still warm. Oil has suspension properties in it and changing it while its warm...
11-08-2008, 06:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,447
Posted By RaceFace

From my experience (and looking at the Clubman...

From my experience (and looking at the Clubman calipers this morning when I washed it), going after it with the flapwheel will make it look much better. There is molding flashing across the front...
11-07-2008, 04:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,447
Posted By RaceFace

You won't even need to do that. Just wipe 'em...

You won't even need to do that. Just wipe 'em down with a wet terrycloth towel with some dish soap on it and youre good to go. I went to ceramic pads so I don't have the brake dust issue anymore.
...
11-07-2008, 10:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,447
Posted By RaceFace

:wink: :grin:

:wink: :grin:
11-06-2008, 10:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,447
Posted By RaceFace

I used an 80 grit flap wheel on my 4 1/2"...

I used an 80 grit flap wheel on my 4 1/2" grinder. It made the job much easier. They had as much texture as the Mini calipers and I got all 4 smooth with about 30 minutes of "elbow grease". :wink:
11-06-2008, 09:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,447
Posted By RaceFace

If you do decide to go with paint....use the G2...

If you do decide to go with paint....use the G2 brake epoxy system. Others you will end up having to re-do it within a year. I did my SS Trailblazer and they came out great. I've been considering...
11-03-2008, 10:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,338
Posted By RaceFace

The book says don't rotate them at all. I said to...

The book says don't rotate them at all. I said to hell with it and did it once I noticed the front edges starting to feather. I dont know why the book would say not to do it, other than the wheel...
10-28-2008, 09:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,354
Posted By RaceFace

What made the choice for us was wifey wanted a...

What made the choice for us was wifey wanted a Cooper. Having driven a Suburban for 5 years, she wanted something smaller and easier to park....not to mention better mileage.

We went to the dealer...
10-28-2008, 08:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,063
Posted By RaceFace

Wifey just hit 13k on saturday.....looks like...

Wifey just hit 13k on saturday.....looks like I'll be changing oil this weekend. :wink:
10-28-2008, 08:47 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,039
Posted By RaceFace

Yup, I've been checking the pressure every 2...

Yup, I've been checking the pressure every 2 weeks and have not had the issue since.

My fingers are crossed......now that I've spoken!! :lol:
10-24-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 971
Posted By RaceFace

I do my own oil changes and I run Royal Purple in...

I do my own oil changes and I run Royal Purple in it. :thumbsup:
10-24-2008, 03:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,029
Posted By RaceFace

I just noticed ours last night while washing it....

I just noticed ours last night while washing it. If the dealer replaces it for 0 cost, then I'm off to the dealer monday
10-19-2008, 07:52 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 31,060
Posted By RaceFace

Ditto!! Nice Clubbies!!! :thumbsup:

Ditto!! Nice Clubbies!!! :thumbsup:
10-11-2008, 11:49 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 31,060
Posted By RaceFace

Any more new DS owners out there lately?? :wink: ...

Any more new DS owners out there lately?? :wink:

Lets see some pics!!
10-11-2008, 11:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,039
Posted By RaceFace

Another update: I've been watching the...

Another update:

I've been watching the pressure in the tires, checking every week or so and I haven't had it happen since (I have had to add air on 2 occasions). One thing I did do after the last...
10-06-2008, 08:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 850
Posted By RaceFace

I agree with all of the above. A brand new car...

I agree with all of the above. A brand new car should be in BRAND NEW condition upon delivery. I wouldn't tolerate anything less.

Good luck and let us know how it works out.
09-23-2008, 07:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,039
Posted By RaceFace

Ooops, sorry about the updates. I forgot.:sad: ...

Ooops, sorry about the updates. I forgot.:sad:

We never did take it back to the dealer. I rotated the tires (the book says not to but the front shoulders were rounding pretty good). When I rotated...
09-23-2008, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 823
Posted By RaceFace

I have a problem with the buckle staying up on...

I have a problem with the buckle staying up on the belt itsself. Wifey threaded a "bump" in the belt so the buckle will stay up by the top of the seat....mucho better than the sliding plastic POS...
09-21-2008, 04:49 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 31,060
Posted By RaceFace

Yeah, that is now one of my favorite Clubmans!...

Yeah, that is now one of my favorite Clubmans! Again, nice ride!!!
09-18-2008, 04:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,233
Posted By RaceFace

The girl that did mine had heard that too so she...

The girl that did mine had heard that too so she checked with the tint manufacturer and they explained to her that its the reflective tint that cannot be put on the sunroof or any other factory...
09-08-2008, 08:13 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 31,060
Posted By RaceFace

This is a REALLY slick looking ride!! I dig the...

This is a REALLY slick looking ride!! I dig the new front valance and the painted 'effects' on the side. Really changes the looks of the car!!

Nice work!!!
09-04-2008, 09:52 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 31,060
Posted By RaceFace

Well? Has anyone taken deliver of a DS Club...

Well? Has anyone taken deliver of a DS Club lately?? Come on.....show us your pics!! :thumbsup:
08-29-2008, 09:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 909
Posted By RaceFace

I know I will get banged on this, but I do my own...

I know I will get banged on this, but I do my own oil changes. I run Royal Purple and change it every 10k. Well, thats my plan at least...when we get more miles on the car. I changed the oil at 1500...
08-29-2008, 09:36 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,859
Posted By RaceFace

I'm sorry, I HAD to take it that ONE more...

I'm sorry, I HAD to take it that ONE more STEP!!!! LOL!!!!!

http://i168.photobucket.com/albums/u165/1raceface/sexual-chocolate.jpg


Now back to your issues, I'm with Wolfeee, I would want...
08-27-2008, 11:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,282
Posted By RaceFace

Ours has the chrome kit but the dealer forgot to...

Ours has the chrome kit but the dealer forgot to install the chrome mirror caps. We decided it looked better without the chrome mirrors, so we stayed with the paint on them. We have the rest of the...
08-21-2008, 10:28 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,039
Posted By RaceFace

LOL!! Hey, She was just following the Mini...

LOL!! Hey, She was just following the Mini 'bible' that came with the car and I was just "OK dear"ing my way out of trouble for setting off the sensors in the first place. Its her car.....as they...
08-21-2008, 02:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,039
Posted By RaceFace

Thats what I did.....then several nights later,...

Thats what I did.....then several nights later, wifey read in the book NOT to rotate the tires.

I don't know if its a runflat thing or not...but as soon as those tires wear out, theyre gone!!!
08-21-2008, 11:04 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,039
Posted By RaceFace

Well HOPEFULLY they will find it this time. I...

Well HOPEFULLY they will find it this time. I know when I put the CarboTech brake pads on when the car was new, I rotated the tires (before I found out NOT to rotate the tires) and that set the...
08-21-2008, 10:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,039
Posted By RaceFace

Well it did it again this morning....this time...

Well it did it again this morning....this time the car was IN the garage. Its been 85 during the day and 60 at night....but the garage was warmer with 2 warm motors in there overnight, so it only got...
08-20-2008, 08:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,246
Posted By RaceFace

Looks good!! That was the first mod for...

Looks good!! That was the first mod for us....tint on the sides and sunroof!!

It always makes a difference! :thumbsup:
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