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Posted By Yucca Patrol

congrats on the win and 2nd place finish! ...

congrats on the win and 2nd place finish!

We were out early sunday morning on 459 and saw some cars heading to the track
07-07-2008, 09:56 AM
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Views: 993
Posted By Yucca Patrol

Just another bump. . . . it's going in the paper...

Just another bump. . . . it's going in the paper or an online ad tomorrow. . . .
06-23-2008, 06:31 AM
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Views: 993
Posted By Yucca Patrol

still available. Make an offer. . . . I might...

still available. Make an offer. . . . I might take it! :nod:
06-19-2008, 12:51 PM
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Views: 461
Posted By Yucca Patrol

Ken, Thank you so much for the fantastic...

Ken,

Thank you so much for the fantastic photoshop work! :)

It is amazing how you folks can take a good photo and make it a great one!

This is the best photo of my wife and our big dog ever....
06-19-2008, 07:27 AM
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Views: 461
Posted By Yucca Patrol

A little photoshop help?

Could someone please fix a photo for me? I need a white string in the background removed as well as the beer bottle in my wife's hand (I think the whole hand and bottle could be removed).

The...
06-13-2008, 08:08 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 10,828
Posted By Yucca Patrol

If Apple did make a car, the gas pumps at normal...

If Apple did make a car, the gas pumps at normal gas stations would not be compatible. Instead, you'd have to go to a special Apple branded gas station where gas would cost $20 per gallon. But you'd...
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Views: 445
Posted By Yucca Patrol

Most people end up switching to regular...

Most people end up switching to regular (non-runflat) tires once the stock ones are gone. The extremely high price of run-flats combined with the fact that a flat runflat is still a flat tire that...
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Views: 596
Posted By Yucca Patrol

While I would send anybody to Stephen for most...

While I would send anybody to Stephen for most work and maintenance, having a tuner like Waylon do your pulley is a great idea. Guys like Waylon or Chad from DT know some tricks to make the pulley...
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Views: 1,320
Posted By Yucca Patrol

There is no reason you cannot mix gasolines to...

There is no reason you cannot mix gasolines to get a desired octane.

a 50:50 mix of 89 and 93 will give you 91 octane. Run your tank almost empty and put 6 gallons of each in.

Whether it is...
06-04-2008, 07:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,119
Posted By Yucca Patrol

Where's a moderator when you need one. . . . ..?...

Where's a moderator when you need one. . . . ..? :razz:
Replies: 42
Views: 2,032
Posted By Yucca Patrol

Louispup, No worries on the pile up. . . ....

Louispup,

No worries on the pile up. . . . it made the night all the more memorable and fun. I never did get to drive that little green one, but will next time!

Chris, thanks for coming out and...
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Views: 596
Posted By Yucca Patrol

If I could have only three mods, these are the...

If I could have only three mods, these are the ones I would get

1) Whalen shift knob
2) 15% pulley
3) swaybar

With everything else stock, these three mods will give LOTS of pleasure and could...
06-03-2008, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 993
Posted By Yucca Patrol

It's your's if you're still interested. . . I...

It's your's if you're still interested. . . I sent you an email with more details. . . .
Replies: 15
Views: 562
Posted By Yucca Patrol

Just make sure that you drive both the...

Just make sure that you drive both the supercharged and the turbo. I've driven both and while I think that the turbo is the "better" car, it lacks some of the raw and edgy feel you get from the first...
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Views: 2,032
Posted By Yucca Patrol

I sure had a good time even if somebody thought I...

I sure had a good time even if somebody thought I had a target painted on my rear bumper and pulled a pitt maneuver on me before the first turn! :lol::lol::lol:

But that's ok, I bumped him all...
06-03-2008, 02:05 PM
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Views: 993
Posted By Yucca Patrol

2003 MCS British Racing Green / White (AL)

Well, the time has come to sell my MINI, but don't worry since I have another in the driveway. . .

Now is your chance to own a piece of Yucca Patrol automotive history, and I will personally...
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Views: 562
Posted By Yucca Patrol

Even though I am selling my 2003 MCS right now,...

Even though I am selling my 2003 MCS right now, if I was in the market I would seek out a 2005 or 2006 MCS with full JCW kit, extend the factory warranty to 100k miles, and then proceed to beat the...
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Views: 536
Posted By Yucca Patrol

After the meeting tonight I will offer it all up...

After the meeting tonight I will offer it all up to everyone. Just trying to avoid shipping as much as possible and give the locals first dibs since we don't even have a dealership in the state. :nod:
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Views: 562
Posted By Yucca Patrol

I can recommend mine that is going up for sale...

I can recommend mine that is going up for sale tomorrow.

2003 MCS
BRG/W
sport package
premium package
leather
factory roof rack (rare option)

85k miles
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Views: 2,032
Posted By Yucca Patrol

Thanks Teresa. . . . I know how you get when I...

Thanks Teresa. . . . I know how you get when I don't show up to events for a while. . . . :lol::lol::lol:

And to top it off, I'll have my boot full of fun and interesting parts and accessories to...
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Views: 536
Posted By Yucca Patrol

Lots of parts and accessories for 2003 MCS for local sale

Well, I am selling my MINI and just spent the weekend returning it mostly to stock. Don't worry, Elizabeth still has her's so I'm not going anywhere!

I figured I'd offer the good stuff up to the...
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Views: 2,032
Posted By Yucca Patrol

Sweet! Go Karts! And I don't think this track has...

Sweet! Go Karts! And I don't think this track has my mug shot and name on the black-list behind the counter. :lol::lol::lol:

And y'all are going to be treated to something special. . . .my MINI...
05-17-2008, 11:39 AM
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Sticky GP Talk
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Posted By Yucca Patrol

On vacation in Kauai Hawaii. Just saw GP 0058...

On vacation in Kauai Hawaii. Just saw GP 0058 (think that was the number), made a U-turn to catch up in the resort parking lot but it disappeared.
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Views: 19,034
Posted By Yucca Patrol

Some notes on Midnight on the Dragon

Every year we get the same comments that Midnight on the Dragon should be moved to a different day or done earlier in the night. Some people get frustrated that they cannot both get drunk and go to...
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Views: 645
Posted By Yucca Patrol

Thanks for the free wine, but I have to admit...

Thanks for the free wine, but I have to admit that the KY Jelly was the worst jelly I've ever eaten! It was greasy and had almost no flavor.
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Views: 12,808
Posted By Yucca Patrol

Just a reminder about DSC. I've been driving this...

Just a reminder about DSC. I've been driving this road in a MINI for the past 6 years, most of it with DSC fully engaged.

I can honestly say that DSC only kicks in obtrusively when the idiot...
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Views: 616
Posted By Yucca Patrol

I'll trade with you. You come down here and...

I'll trade with you.

You come down here and work in my lab and enjoy the wireless network, I'll come up there and drive my MINI. . . .
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Views: 5,306
Posted By Yucca Patrol

Tom and Jeremy, Just wanted to say that the...

Tom and Jeremy,

Just wanted to say that the shirts this year are AWESOME! Great design!
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Views: 5,214
Posted By Yucca Patrol

The General Store meeting place is at Fontana. Be...

The General Store meeting place is at Fontana. Be there or be. . . . .
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Views: 1,343
Posted By Yucca Patrol

Thanks Tori! Let's keep all the MINI's upright...

Thanks Tori! Let's keep all the MINI's upright and between the lines this year. We've got a pretty good reputation in the area and are known for being safe and courteous drivers (even if some of us...
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Views: 5,214
Posted By Yucca Patrol

yeah, that work thingy sucks. But I sure had a...

yeah, that work thingy sucks. But I sure had a great time this past weekend and we'll see what happens for Midnight. . . .
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Views: 12,808
Posted By Yucca Patrol

Sorry to see this. I do have a great video of you...

Sorry to see this. I do have a great video of you and 3 others ripping through the Gravity Cavity on 129 on Monday. I'll post it eventually.

Yeah, that second turn after the bridge can be a real...
04-19-2008, 09:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,019
Posted By Yucca Patrol

I hear the diesel is coming next year, but I...

I hear the diesel is coming next year, but I couldn't wait.

You've checked out the amazing work of East Coast Rover (http://www.eastcoastrover.com/)? They'll convert any Defender into any other...
04-19-2008, 09:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,019
Posted By Yucca Patrol

Poor Mark. You should have been checking out...

Poor Mark. You should have been checking out www.d-90.com (http://www.d-90.com) last week. I just sold my D-90 for a steal if you could have settled for a 2 door.

I've been involved in the...
04-19-2008, 06:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,266
Posted By Yucca Patrol

Sometimes they just use a crewdriver. Just make...

Sometimes they just use a crewdriver. Just make sure they don't use a ammer :lol:


Welcome to NAM! :)
04-03-2008, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2,453
Views: 229,918
Posted By Yucca Patrol

I did even better than that. I bought the 10...

I did even better than that. I bought the 10 pack, carefully opened it with a razor blade, removed the Mini and replaced it with another random car I had, sealed it back up, and then I gave it away...
03-08-2008, 09:59 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 96,209
Posted By Yucca Patrol

We've got 2 Nuvis for 2 MINI's, and we LOVE the...

We've got 2 Nuvis for 2 MINI's, and we LOVE the Kuda mounts. They look like they were made my MINI.
03-08-2008, 09:48 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 96,209
Posted By Yucca Patrol

Forgive me for not remembering who made it for me...

Forgive me for not remembering who made it for me (short attention span), but I have a purple haze with silver roof icon if anyone needs it
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Views: 4,042
Posted By Yucca Patrol

I won't be blinded by your lights since you'll be...

I won't be blinded by your lights since you'll be lagging so far behind me that I won't even know you are back there! :razz::razz::razz:
Forum: 1st Gear
03-05-2008, 05:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 912
Posted By Yucca Patrol

If it works for you, then great. We keep my...

If it works for you, then great. We keep my wife's Cooper nearly perfect (although the winter and drought watering restrictions have limited washings recently), but my MCS is getting to be a high...
03-04-2008, 06:22 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,405
Posted By Yucca Patrol

Worked for us too! And I secretly enjoy playing...

Worked for us too! And I secretly enjoy playing with the wife's CVT Cooper :nod::nod::nod:
02-26-2008, 07:50 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 19,007
Posted By Yucca Patrol

Now that is a seriously crispy MINI. Glad...

Now that is a seriously crispy MINI. Glad everyone is Ok. Will be interesting to hear what any investigation discovers as the cause. . . .
02-26-2008, 12:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 992
Posted By Yucca Patrol

215-45-17 is a size many of us have chosen when...

215-45-17 is a size many of us have chosen when upgrading to performance tires after ditching the runflats.
02-26-2008, 06:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,377
Posted By Yucca Patrol

air horns. . . . . . have you tried following...

air horns. . . . . . have you tried following them home and threatening them with a firearm? That will give you a more memorable reaction.

But seriously, things like this no longer bother me. I...
02-22-2008, 05:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,668
Posted By Yucca Patrol

That seems very expensive at $60. I have an...

That seems very expensive at $60. I have an identical compressor I bought from Wal-Mart for less than $10. Unless that bottle of slime and little bag cost $50, I think someone could put together the...
02-14-2008, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 996
Posted By Yucca Patrol

I was a "charter" subscriber. In that first year,...

I was a "charter" subscriber. In that first year, I received two heavily damaged issues and didn't receive another two issues. I sent an email about replacing one of the missing issues but never...
02-12-2008, 09:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,788
Posted By Yucca Patrol

I'm so glad I live in a "no-fron-'plate"...

I'm so glad I live in a "no-fron-'plate" state.
02-06-2008, 07:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 830
Posted By Yucca Patrol

Ray, my dad is a minister and has been...

Ray, my dad is a minister and has been considering becoming a MINIster in the future. I know my dad knows another MINIster, so I'll ask him who it is.
02-06-2008, 07:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,858
Posted By Yucca Patrol

I just bought the 200W from Costco. Although I...

I just bought the 200W from Costco. Although I prefer one which has the ability to use routes (like all of my previous GPS systems), the price could not be beat and I simply don't want a bunch of...
02-04-2008, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,642
Posted By Yucca Patrol

My concern for you would be the part about not...

My concern for you would be the part about not being able to afford costly repairs. I wouldn't buy either car unless the dealership offered a significant warranty to ensure that I would not have to...
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