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Forum: Suspension
10-02-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By matma92ser

Webb / Tarrett Anti Sway Bar End Links

Does anyone have contact info for Tarrett Mfg? I have the original Webb Motorsports anti-sway bar, which I understand has been sold/licensed to Tarrett Mfg. One of the heim joints broke at the...
Forum: Electrical
11-14-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,481
Posted By matma92ser

Did you ever do this upgrade? Any update to share?

Did you ever do this upgrade? Any update to share?
10-29-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,497
Posted By matma92ser

Like minihune said, the best method/product will...

Like minihune said, the best method/product will only last for a little while. Depends on how much you drive and what kind of brake pads you have. The best product I've found is the Armor All Wheel...
10-29-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,534
Posted By matma92ser

When's the last time you checked the alignment?...

When's the last time you checked the alignment? That looks like you have too much toe out.
12-04-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 162,736
Posted By matma92ser

How do we make this thread a sticky?

How do we make this thread a sticky?
01-21-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,666
Posted By matma92ser

I called my local Costco and they told me they...

I called my local Costco and they told me they don't carry the MCS battery.
01-19-2013, 12:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,666
Posted By matma92ser

Yikes! At Sears, they have Diehard Gold for $145...

Yikes! At Sears, they have Diehard Gold for $145 and Diehard Advance Gold for $175. Both are group 47 size. Had no idea these little batteries were so expensive!

Has anyone checked Costco?
01-19-2013, 12:21 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 67,370
Posted By matma92ser

June 2005 MCS, 111k miles, original battery....

June 2005 MCS, 111k miles, original battery. Getting the speedometer flutter at start up more frequently now, so I've started doing research on getting a replacement battery.
01-18-2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,503
Posted By matma92ser

Yes! I have been waiting 3 years for Jan to come...

Yes! I have been waiting 3 years for Jan to come back to the Bay Area.
12-02-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 115,791
Posted By matma92ser

Thing is, it used to work with full navigation on...

Thing is, it used to work with full navigation on the iPod, and then one day it stopped. I don't have the MFSW so it's a lot easier to navigate on the iPod than the HK head unit.
12-01-2012, 10:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,888
Posted By matma92ser

http://www.flickr.com/photos/matma92ser/ Matt

http://www.flickr.com/photos/matma92ser/

Matt
12-01-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 115,791
Posted By matma92ser

Sorry to bring back an old post... I did go...

Sorry to bring back an old post... I did go through several pages but never found an answer. I also have a 2005 Mini, and my iPod worked fine with the DICE for several years. One day I got the...
01-20-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,888
Posted By matma92ser

www.flickr.com/matma92ser

www.flickr.com/matma92ser
10-31-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 903
Posted By matma92ser

Possibly, although it will be hard to tear me...

Possibly, although it will be hard to tear me away from the mountains during snowboarding season...
10-31-2010, 04:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,867
Posted By matma92ser

Can I bring friends that don't own/drive a Mini? ...

Can I bring friends that don't own/drive a Mini?

Matt
10-30-2010, 10:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 903
Posted By matma92ser

It was nice meeting you TeacheRae! Sorry we...

It was nice meeting you TeacheRae! Sorry we didn't have a chance to compare notes much. Here's a photo I snapped of you coming through turn 12/13. Every time I saw you, you had a smile on your face,...
10-18-2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,384
Posted By matma92ser

I started with street pressures cold and adjusted...

I started with street pressures cold and adjusted down to 40f/40r hot. Seemed to work ok.
10-15-2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 903
Posted By matma92ser

1 week away. Who's going to be there? I'll look...

1 week away. Who's going to be there? I'll look for you. Or come find me. Dark silver R53 Mini Cooper S.

Matt
10-04-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 903
Posted By matma92ser

Hope to see you there Adrian! Let us know if you...

Hope to see you there Adrian! Let us know if you can make it.

Matt
09-25-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 903
Posted By matma92ser

I'll look for you TeacheRae. What car will you be...

I'll look for you TeacheRae. What car will you be bringing? I'll be in a dark silver R53.

Matt
09-17-2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 431
Posted By matma92ser

Thunderhill Friday 10/22

Let's get some Minis together on the track! See original thread:
https://www.northamericanmotoring.com/forums/drivers-school/196928-thunderhill-friday-10-22-a.html#post3132445
09-17-2010, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 903
Posted By matma92ser

Thunderhill Friday 10/22

http://www.ncracing.org/events.php

Anyone want to drive Thunderhill on Friday 10/22? Let's get a few Minis together on the track! I'm signed up already.

$125 through Nor Cal Racing Club. Great...
08-24-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 890
Posted By matma92ser

Thanks for the replies. Sounds like my ebrake is...

Thanks for the replies. Sounds like my ebrake is fine.

I followed the Haynes manual which called for removing the ebrake cable before retracting the piston. Seems to be an unnecessary step.
08-20-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,487
Posted By matma92ser

I'll try to make it to the...

I'll try to make it to the NorCal/SoCal/EuroCARnival meet. I'm guessing it's going to be a big meet and it doesn't look like the W has a big parking lot. So come early so that all the Minis can park...
08-19-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 890
Posted By matma92ser

How to Adjust ebrake Correctly?

2005 MCS

I recently changed rear brake pads, so I had the ebrake cable off. I know how to turn the nut underneath the ebrake handle, but I'm wondering how to tell if it's adjusted correctly?

On...
Forum: How to
08-18-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 213,776
Posted By matma92ser

Yes, I read that tip here so I had the cap off.

Yes, I read that tip here so I had the cap off.
Forum: How to
08-16-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 213,776
Posted By matma92ser

Just wanted to add that I had a really hard time...

Just wanted to add that I had a really hard time getting the pistons to go in. I used the HF tool but the piston just kept turning without going in. I was pushing with some force while turning it. It...
08-16-2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 634
Posted By matma92ser

The Shop in San Bruno specializes in imports: ...

The Shop in San Bruno specializes in imports:
http://www.theshopsanbruno.com/
http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-shop-san-bruno
08-16-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,326
Posted By matma92ser

Very nice. I like the angles you got. Something...

Very nice. I like the angles you got. Something different than the usual in car footage.

Are you from Vancouver?
07-29-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,398
Posted By matma92ser

Can someone do me a favor? Have someone honk the...

Can someone do me a favor? Have someone honk the horn on your 03-06 Mini while you listen near the passenger side headlight. Then repeat near the driver side headlight. Can you tell me which side is...
07-29-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,743
Posted By matma92ser

Anyone?

Anyone?
07-26-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,743
Posted By matma92ser

Meyle Rear Brake Pads

Any opinions on Meyle brake pads? I need them for the rear, so I'm not overly concerned about high performance here. Just want something similar to OEM and with the brake pad sensor slot (which it...
07-11-2010, 09:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,398
Posted By matma92ser

OEM Horn

2005 MCS. My drivers side horn no longer works. The passenger side still works. I assume that the horn itself died. I'd like to replace it with the OEM Mini horn. Over at RealOEM.com , they show a...
06-29-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,331
Posted By matma92ser

What search term did you use? I see plenty of...

What search term did you use? I see plenty of NGKs on Amazon but can't seem to find the correct one.
06-22-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,357
Posted By matma92ser

How did you know it needed replacing? Why the...

How did you know it needed replacing? Why the lower mount specifically? I know my upper mount is bad because it leaked fluid. Now I'm wondering if I should replace any of the other mounts as well.
...
06-14-2010, 10:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 769
Posted By matma92ser

Robin Hood Rally

I see at least two Minis (2nd gen, one red, one blue) in the Robin Hood Rally. Anyone that's on NAM? How is it going so far?

http://www.wmur.com/newsarchive/23654865/detail.html

Love that one...
06-14-2010, 10:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,314
Posted By matma92ser

Thanks gear-head. What kind of epoxy should I...

Thanks gear-head. What kind of epoxy should I look for at the local auto parts store?
06-09-2010, 12:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,314
Posted By matma92ser

Reviving this old thread. For the longest time I...

Reviving this old thread. For the longest time I couldn't figure out what this intermittent rattle sound was that came from the engine area. Finally discovered that the right side clip on the hood...
06-05-2010, 12:29 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,221
Posted By matma92ser

That could be me... although I think I've seen...

That could be me... although I think I've seen you in Centerville area, like around Peralta and Fremont Blvd?

Thanks. It's the Bilstein PSS9.
05-24-2010, 09:49 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,221
Posted By matma92ser

Matt 05 Dark Silver Fremont I see a few...

Matt
05 Dark Silver
Fremont

I see a few other Minis in the Fremont area. We should get together!

https://www.northamericanmotoring.com/gallery/data/500/2785513417_12041b1cf8.jpg
05-18-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,195
Posted By matma92ser

You underestimate the power (or curse) of OCD.

You underestimate the power (or curse) of OCD.
04-16-2010, 11:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,195
Posted By matma92ser

Recently purchased the Goodyear Assurance...

Recently purchased the Goodyear Assurance All-season Performance wiper blades at my local Costco. These are the newer style one piece rubber suspension with built in blade. They work great except the...
04-16-2010, 10:18 PM
Replies: 598
Views: 267,855
Posted By matma92ser

Similar story with mine. Happened in Oct 09. See...

Similar story with mine. Happened in Oct 09. See post #376:
https://www.northamericanmotoring.com/forums/2903881-post376.html
01-21-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 10,591
Posted By matma92ser

For Saturday, do we sign up for a time or do...

For Saturday, do we sign up for a time or do people just show up whenever? I'll volunteer for 10 AM slot if that's OK.

Matt
01-21-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,503
Posted By matma92ser

Hey Soop... no more SE-R for me, although I still...

Hey Soop... no more SE-R for me, although I still have buddies with them. Did we ever meet at Freakmont or something?
01-03-2010, 09:42 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 10,591
Posted By matma92ser

Thanks for organizing this checkers. I am on the...

Thanks for organizing this checkers. I am on the list and just wanted to confirm that I will be there Saturday 1/23. What time do we need to show up?

Am I going to be wasting my time and money if...
12-26-2009, 12:02 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 10,591
Posted By matma92ser

Count me in for that day. I have an R53.

Count me in for that day. I have an R53.
12-18-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,007
Posted By matma92ser

Awesome write up with excellent photos. I...

Awesome write up with excellent photos.

I must have missed the announcement. Why did Alta stop selling their exhaust? Theirs was one of the more unique designs.
12-18-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,503
Posted By matma92ser

RMW (Jan) Tune in Bay Area

Original thread:
https://www.northamericanmotoring.com/forums/drivetrain-cooper-s/179921-rmw-tune-in-bay-aera.html
12-18-2009, 12:48 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 10,591
Posted By matma92ser

I'm definitely interested but need to double...

I'm definitely interested but need to double check my schedule with the rest of the family.

So do we each pay for the tune plus 1 hour of dyno time? I don't really expect that each car will need 1...
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