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01-06-2011, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 762
Posted By faster,Tobias!

Oh man, can't you just sell the kids?

Oh man, can't you just sell the kids?
01-10-2009, 09:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 908
Posted By faster,Tobias!

You do know that you don't need the TPMS sensors,...

You do know that you don't need the TPMS sensors, right? The MINI's TPM works off of the ABS system, by monitoring rotational speed of the wheel.
09-17-2008, 08:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 815
Posted By faster,Tobias!

As SAV/SUV's go, it is still going to be miniest...

As SAV/SUV's go, it is still going to be miniest of the bunch. But it will have handling, style and fuel economy. Why do people behave like the freakin' sky is falling everytime MINI/BMW roll out a...
Forum: Canada
03-04-2008, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,219
Posted By faster,Tobias!

Hey, the MINI CE not having cruise seems to...

Hey, the MINI CE not having cruise seems to follow the BMW thought pattern on their 'competition'/special edition cars. I don't think M3's don't get cruise control either. Works4Me19 - what a story!
10-17-2007, 02:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,415
Posted By faster,Tobias!

Tony, Sorry to hear about the accident and...

Tony,
Sorry to hear about the accident and 'Betty's' write off, but glad you are ok. You have to get another MINI - that plate wouldn't make sense on anything else!
10-16-2007, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By faster,Tobias!

I've sent a PM

I've sent a PM
Forum: JCW Garage
10-06-2007, 03:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 903
Posted By faster,Tobias!

We don't have a JCW demo, for many of the reasons...

We don't have a JCW demo, for many of the reasons listed above, plus the 'lot boy' factor.
10-06-2007, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 647
Posted By faster,Tobias!

I had Eibach lowering springs on my '05 'S', and...

I had Eibach lowering springs on my '05 'S', and also experienced a squealing with the wheel turned to the right. It turned out that in the left wheel well, on the inside wall, there is a drain tube...
Forum: Canada
09-17-2007, 06:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,867
Posted By faster,Tobias!

Tell me what colour your car is and I can look up...

Tell me what colour your car is and I can look up the status for you. You ordered from Edmonton, yes?
Forum: D-Stock
08-09-2007, 07:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,772
Posted By faster,Tobias!

No, not close. It is a Cooper S JCW with the aero...

No, not close. It is a Cooper S JCW with the aero body kit, JCW brakes and suspension, some bits of CF and alcantara. It is what we got up here to make up for no GP's being allowed in Canada, which,...
Forum: Canada
08-08-2007, 07:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,867
Posted By faster,Tobias!

That is the week starting September 22nd.

That is the week starting September 22nd.
Forum: 1st Gear
08-08-2007, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By faster,Tobias!

The R53 (02 - 06, supercharged) is probably the...

The R53 (02 - 06, supercharged) is probably the easiest to modify at the moment, because there is a massive amount of aftermarket tuning gear out there, whereas the R56 (launched in '07, and...
Forum: Canada
08-08-2007, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,439
Posted By faster,Tobias!

My apologies for not getting back to this sooner...

My apologies for not getting back to this sooner - it was a long weekend up here, and I was away. Ferroequine got it right; there is a button on the ACC for activating the heater, though I thought...
Forum: Canada
08-04-2007, 03:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,439
Posted By faster,Tobias!

What do you need to know? My MINI doesn't have...

What do you need to know? My MINI doesn't have the heated windshield, but I am a MINI MA, so hopefully I can help.
03-23-2007, 10:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,190
Posted By faster,Tobias!

The chart topper has to be 'what happens if you...

The chart topper has to be 'what happens if you get hit by a semi?' - seriously, I was asked that.
'Err, death?'
01-23-2007, 02:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,905
Posted By faster,Tobias!

I was advised not to go full face has I won't be...

I was advised not to go full face has I won't be de-activating the front airbags because the car is my daily driver - picture the airbag driving the helmet into your mouth. This may or may not be a...
01-10-2007, 03:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,217
Posted By faster,Tobias!

Side impact airbags. Not required in Europe (or...

Side impact airbags. Not required in Europe (or Canada), but they are required in some of the states, so all cars for the North American market are shipped with them.
01-10-2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 826
Posted By faster,Tobias!

Hi FelixFJ40 - I work for a dealer in Canada,...

Hi FelixFJ40 -
I work for a dealer in Canada, and the Hot Orange WILL be available for 2007. Previously any of the colours available have been so in both the US and Canada, so unless it is a...
12-12-2006, 10:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,364
Posted By faster,Tobias!

I HATE mice! I live in an older neighborhood...

I HATE mice!
I live in an older neighborhood with lots of parks and fields around, and with winters being cold here there would be, with the first cold snap, a mass migration of the little bas**rds...
11-04-2006, 11:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,841
Posted By faster,Tobias!

One topic not covered yet - understeer. You will...

One topic not covered yet - understeer. You will notice that, like nearly all front wheel drive cars, the MINI will understeer (plow out, not turn into the corner). Best way to deal with it is to...
11-03-2006, 10:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,413
Posted By faster,Tobias!

If that light is on it means the airbag will not...

If that light is on it means the airbag will not be deploying, so, yea, it has a lot to do with deploying an airbag. I appreciate that your intent is to help, but that is potentially fatal...
Forum: Suspension
10-23-2006, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 813
Posted By faster,Tobias!

Promini list the PSS9's at $1849. - the lowest I...

Promini list the PSS9's at $1849. - the lowest I have seen yet.
10-11-2006, 10:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,050
Posted By faster,Tobias!

So you can leave someone in the car, listening to...

So you can leave someone in the car, listening to the radio, and they can't be tempted into taking your baby for a sneaky spin around the block -
'Hoo, I couldn't resist!'
10-11-2006, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By faster,Tobias!

You will get an immediate increase from just the...

You will get an immediate increase from just the addition of the pulley alone, due to the supercharger spinning more quickly and thus increasing boost pressure. I certainly recommend a re-map for the...
Forum: D-Stock
09-02-2006, 01:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,772
Posted By faster,Tobias!

MINI have produced 64 cars, for Canada only,...

MINI have produced 64 cars, for Canada only, called the 'John Cooper Works Competition Edition'. They arrive from the factory with the JCW engine, brakes and suspension. Surely this would be able to...
08-05-2006, 04:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 31,553
Posted By faster,Tobias!

IMHO - ya got the H & M backwards (IHMO)

IMHO - ya got the H & M backwards (IHMO)
08-05-2006, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,347
Posted By faster,Tobias!

You like that interior, musume? I think the...

You like that interior, musume? I think the overhead switches are cool, but that speedo with an in-built radio and the business for the heater are cheap looking and far to 'Buck Rogers'. You are...
08-04-2006, 12:55 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 14,452
Posted By faster,Tobias!

Much thanks!

Much thanks!
08-04-2006, 12:25 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 14,452
Posted By faster,Tobias!

I have a question - when running the straight...

I have a question - when running the straight pipe in place of the cat during race applications, how are people getting around the O2 sensor issue? I understand there are simulators available, but...
Replies: 15
Views: 918
Posted By faster,Tobias!

I have ordered and recieved parts from Roland at...

I have ordered and recieved parts from Roland at GT Tuning (to Canada). You can order online at the website but you have to phone in your C/C number, which means doing it before bedtime or when you...
06-08-2006, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,716
Posted By faster,Tobias!

Thanks Kyriian. My dealership have told me that...

Thanks Kyriian. My dealership have told me that the option to re-code the car so it accepts that it doesn't have seat bags isn't possible, as it is a different software version to the European cars....
06-06-2006, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,716
Posted By faster,Tobias!

Race Seat & airbag light

I would like to add a race seat to my car but I am aware of a couple of issues, both concerning the side airbags;
- Is there a way to reprogram the car so it knows that the seat side bags are not...
Forum: 1st Gear
02-02-2006, 01:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,616
Posted By faster,Tobias!

No Erik, it is still here - January is a quiet...

No Erik, it is still here - January is a quiet month, and B.E.P is....a specialised taste..but it'll go :thumbsup:
Forum: 1st Gear
01-30-2006, 04:15 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,616
Posted By faster,Tobias!

I don't want to be the cause of sleepless nights,...

I don't want to be the cause of sleepless nights, Erik, but I must confess my worst nightmare occurred last week. But from the otherside of the equation, as I am an MA.
To set the scenario;
I had a...
01-26-2006, 06:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,920
Posted By faster,Tobias!

Byron, I'd love to see those pic's, too. Have...

Byron,
I'd love to see those pic's, too. Have you had any issues at all with starting, battery letting you down, etc?
01-26-2006, 12:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,114
Posted By faster,Tobias!

That is a feckin' brilliant graphic. And the...

That is a feckin' brilliant graphic. And the irony...
Forum: Canada
01-26-2006, 12:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,096
Posted By faster,Tobias!

JCWGurl, I'm a MINI rep at the Calgary...

JCWGurl,
I'm a MINI rep at the Calgary dealership, and a MINI-obsessive. Whenever anyone joins the MINI 'family' I let them know about the runs and stuff we do in Calgary, and ask if they want to...
Forum: Canada
01-26-2006, 12:03 AM
Replies: 469
Views: 38,303
Posted By faster,Tobias!

I so your car at the dealership, and was struck...

I so your car at the dealership, and was struck by how good the Quicksilver was with the Astro Black. It is a sweet looking combo, and unique too. Welcome to MINIdom!

I'm Craig, in Calgary, and...
12-10-2005, 01:25 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,052
Posted By faster,Tobias!

Glad to hear you haven't lost them yet. But I...

Glad to hear you haven't lost them yet. But I should have mentioned I prefer the above-bumper look of the lights, as well as the concerns regarding longevity. I do agree with the comments regarding...
12-08-2005, 07:41 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,052
Posted By faster,Tobias!

https://www.northamericanmotoring.com/gallery/show...

https://www.northamericanmotoring.com/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=16662&cat=981
These lights I got from a company called minisport in the UK. I love the look of the bottom mount lights, but they...
Forum: 1st Gear
12-02-2005, 12:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,484
Posted By faster,Tobias!

No, Coopers are not equipped with a spare - up...

No, Coopers are not equipped with a spare - up here in Canada, anyway, it is a $100 option. Opt not to take it and you get the pump and a can of sealant. But you still get the jack...
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