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03-03-2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,362
Posted By DrDiff

I had MIB Serviced at both D&R and at Bill...

I had MIB Serviced at both D&R and at Bill Jacobs. Those whom have been to Partick MINI say the service is better than Bill Jacobs MINI. Neither could touch D&R IMHO
11-07-2008, 01:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,047
Posted By DrDiff

A Red MINI with a white roof needs the number 37!...

A Red MINI with a white roof needs the number 37!

That is what Paddy will have. The question is white meatbals or white squares.
09-12-2008, 08:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 945
Posted By DrDiff

Where does the 2009 John Cooper Works Hard Top fit in?

We know that the (just-a) Cooper falls in to H stock, and that the Cooper S is in G stock. The MINI Cooper S JCW GP fits into B stock but where does the 2009 John Cooper Works hard top fit in to the...
Forum: H-Stock
07-29-2008, 04:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 859
Posted By DrDiff

What year MC? The lightest factory rim for the...

What year MC? The lightest factory rim for the R50 series MINI is the 15" 7 hole, AKA Holies. The problem with Holies is that the tire selection is limited. 5 stars are heavier than the stock 16"...
Forum: 1st Gear
07-28-2008, 06:11 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,591
Posted By DrDiff

Stay on the job for atleast a year before...

Stay on the job for atleast a year before applying for a loan. If you try to re-finance, they will process it as a used car. Not the same as financing a new car. Shorter terms, higher rates ext.
07-09-2008, 03:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 792
Posted By DrDiff

Lug Studs and Lug nuts in stock class

I would imagine that Technically they are illegal. And a protest could cost you a win even on a local basis.

Thoughts Opinions?
07-08-2008, 02:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,138
Posted By DrDiff

I think Cliff is going to do it again. Talk of...

I think Cliff is going to do it again. Talk of Peggy or Mark going at it in Jackie Cooper. And a possibility of me trying it in my Counterfit MINI
06-30-2008, 12:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,116
Posted By DrDiff

Peggy wants to drive Jackie Cooper in the next...

Peggy wants to drive Jackie Cooper in the next autocross. But she needs a helmet. Scott Reiner needs to burn down his front runflats. Autocross would be the trick, but his rear tires are showing...
06-26-2008, 02:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,174
Posted By DrDiff

Classic British Motor Racing for the Wii

Found this game at Wal Mart .com Classic British Motor Racing (http://www.walmart.com/catalog/product.do?product_id=9218670)

How can you go wrong?? A Wii game with Mini Coopers for under...
06-23-2008, 01:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 851
Posted By DrDiff

Go to the NW Indiana MINIacs web page...

Go to the NW Indiana MINIacs web page www.nwiminiacs.com (http://www.nwiminiacs.com) and click on the MINI Roads Link.

Yes there are some twisties in NorthWest Indiana
06-23-2008, 12:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 865
Posted By DrDiff

RESULTS are in!

:thumbsup: MINIacs,

I want to thank all of you who participated and encourage those of you who couldn't make it to give it a try next year.

Results for the First Annual NWI MINIac Navigation...
06-17-2008, 01:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,676
Posted By DrDiff

Another way to get your MP3's into the 2007 +...

Another way to get your MP3's into the 2007 + factory radio on the R55, R56 is with the Comfort Bluetooth option. It adds a USB Port and you can use the port to plug in a MP3 player or even a thumb...
06-16-2008, 11:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,797
Posted By DrDiff

MIB was "justacooper". It broke my heart none...

MIB was "justacooper". It broke my heart none the less.

I wanted a "Craptastic" MCS. But then the "Craptastic" R56 came out and wasn't all that and a bag of chips like the MINI Cooper S JCW...
06-16-2008, 12:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,646
Posted By DrDiff

I agree you need therapy, You need to drive...

I agree you need therapy,

You need to drive your MINI more, :thumbsup: and CONTROL yourself! :razz:

I give you the same advice that Bob Chandler was given when he kept breaking parts on his...
06-16-2008, 12:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 926
Posted By DrDiff

Go ahead and get the lifetime subscription. They...

Go ahead and get the lifetime subscription. They should honor it when the two merge.
06-16-2008, 01:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 768
Posted By DrDiff

My Ex fealt that owning a MINI was too much. ...

My Ex fealt that owning a MINI was too much. Thus MIB went bye bye in the divorce. Sad but true!
06-16-2008, 12:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 786
Posted By DrDiff

INR-SCCA SOLO Lake Co Govt Ctr October 5

Want to give Solo II a try?

Indiana Northwest Region SCCA has a SOLO II date at the Lake County Government Cenerr in Crown Point Indiana on October 5, 2008

For more information click Here...
06-16-2008, 12:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 773
Posted By DrDiff

INR-SCCA SOLO Lake Co Govt Ctr Sept 27 10

Want to give Solo II a try?

Indiana Northwest Region SCCA has a SOLO II date at the Lake County Government Cenerr in Crown Point Indiana on September 27, 2008

For more information click Here...
06-16-2008, 12:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 784
Posted By DrDiff

INR-SCCA SOLO Lake Co Govt Ctr August 10

Want to give Solo II a try?

Indiana Northwest Region SCCA has a SOLO II date at the Lake County Government Cenerr in Crown Point Indiana on August 10, 2008

For more information click Here...
06-16-2008, 12:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,138
Posted By DrDiff

INR-SCCA SOLO Portage July 20

Want to give Solo II a try?

Indiana Northwest Region SCCA has a SOLO II date at Portage Highs chool on July 20, 2008

For more information click Here (http://www.inr-scca.org/solo.htm)
06-16-2008, 12:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,116
Posted By DrDiff

INR-SCCA SOLO Portage June 29

Want to give Solo II a try?

Indiana Northwest Region SCCA has a SOLO II date at Portage Highs chool on June 29, 2008

For more information click Here (http://www.inr-scca.org/solo.htm)
Forum: JCW Garage
06-05-2008, 02:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,097
Posted By DrDiff

:eek2: Sniff, SOBB! :cry: GOD do I miss MIB!...

:eek2: Sniff, SOBB! :cry: GOD do I miss MIB! Astro Black Monotone. This thread reminds me of it SO MUCH!

Something I had to learn and understand is that the MINI Cooper is the HOT ROD version of...
06-03-2008, 01:13 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 22,195
Posted By DrDiff

If you run with your tow hook installed then you...

If you run with your tow hook installed then you NEED a "Pull to Inflate" sticker. :thumbsup:
06-03-2008, 01:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 865
Posted By DrDiff

NOTE TIME and DATE

Please note that the DATE has been changed to June 22, 2008 and the time to be at the starting place is 1:30 pm.
06-03-2008, 01:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,026
Posted By DrDiff

Such a shame that you have to run a front plate. ...

Such a shame that you have to run a front plate. Such a nice looking MINI.
05-29-2008, 12:23 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 30,566
Posted By DrDiff

Be ready to loose your deposit then.

Be ready to loose your deposit then.
Forum: 1st Gear
05-27-2008, 01:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 595
Posted By DrDiff

NIce MINI, Though, Good guys wear black! Hey we...

NIce MINI, Though, Good guys wear black! Hey we can always root for Da Bears!
05-27-2008, 01:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 801
Posted By DrDiff

If it gets us a Diesel in the R55/R56 I am for it.

If it gets us a Diesel in the R55/R56 I am for it.
05-27-2008, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,556
Posted By DrDiff

Dating my self... SLEDGE-O-MATIC! It is...

Dating my self...

SLEDGE-O-MATIC! It is just that EASY!

DON'T forget the anti-seize stuff or the rust will RETURN and you will have the problem!
05-27-2008, 01:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,459
Posted By DrDiff

This is one time I prefer the R50,R52, R53 to the...

This is one time I prefer the R50,R52, R53 to the R55, R56, R57.

The Mark I series had a small round hole in the lower grill for the tow hook. Not a big gaping ugly square hole in the painted...
05-27-2008, 12:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,895
Posted By DrDiff

I met Way when I was a member of MINICCI. First...

I met Way when I was a member of MINICCI. First met him at his shop. He drove Kaw (the silver and Green Race Car) to a number of the club events. Great Guy!

Then there is the two back to Back...
05-25-2008, 08:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,858
Posted By DrDiff

SOUNDS GREAT! I do miss the pop spit and burble...

SOUNDS GREAT! I do miss the pop spit and burble of the R53, but I like your sound!
Forum: 1st Gear
05-24-2008, 01:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,597
Posted By DrDiff

Torture does not start untill your MINI lands on...

Torture does not start untill your MINI lands on American soil.

From that point untill it arrives at your delivery dealer, there is NO WAY to track it.

Waiting for a VIN is not Torture...
...
Forum: JCW Garage
05-23-2008, 12:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 569
Posted By DrDiff

Power corrupts, :nod: and absolute power corrupts...

Power corrupts, :nod: and absolute power corrupts absolutely! :thumbsup:

If you enjoy the MCS as it is now, you will love it when it is modified by JCW :nod: or better yet ALTA MINI! :thumbsup: ...
05-23-2008, 12:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 676
Posted By DrDiff

Phil would be a posiblilty. But I could have...

Phil would be a posiblilty. But I could have sworn he did the italian job (Benny Hill, Michael Cain the one where they kill the classic Minis and the cliff hanger ending) not, The Italian Job (Marky...
05-22-2008, 12:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 642
Posted By DrDiff

Unless things have dramatically changed from when...

Unless things have dramatically changed from when I insured MIB, the increase in insurance cost from MC to MCS was negligible. What kept me back was the difference in base price.

Should have...
05-22-2008, 12:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 676
Posted By DrDiff

Classic Mini Rally Drivers: Who do you think of?

What name comes to mind when you think about the rally drivers of the Classic Minis of the 1960's?

Paddy Hopkirk?
Timo Makinen?
Rauno Aaltonen?
Tony Fall?
Pat Moss?

I am specing out a new...
05-22-2008, 12:31 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,763
Posted By DrDiff

Ask anyone who has ever ordered a MINI, and Tom...

Ask anyone who has ever ordered a MINI, and Tom Petty. "The waiting is the hardest part."
05-22-2008, 12:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,247
Posted By DrDiff

Great! Glad to see you had so much fun in your ...

Great! Glad to see you had so much fun in your MINI.

So when are you going to do the Phil Wicks series and compete for a trip to Europe to race a MINI there? :thumbsup:
05-16-2008, 02:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By DrDiff

MIB was less than 7 months old and it spit out...

MIB was less than 7 months old and it spit out the synchronizer on second gear. Dryer and Reinbold gave me a R50 CVT/Automatic for a loaner. What a difference! Glad I went manual.

Well the...
05-16-2008, 02:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,287
Posted By DrDiff

Technically if you dig into the configurator, ...

Technically if you dig into the configurator,

on the last page under wheels burried 2/3 the way to the end...

they still offer the Chrome R85 S-Heavy/S-Light wheels.
05-15-2008, 01:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,515
Posted By DrDiff

Wait untill after the election and you will need...

Wait untill after the election and you will need that much just to get a tank of Premium unleaded.
05-14-2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 14,650
Posted By DrDiff

Monotone coopers mean that you aren't taking...

Monotone coopers mean that you aren't taking advantage of something FREE from MINI.

And MINI RARELY gives you anything for free. You have to pay and pay and pay! :razz:

Seriously folks,...
05-14-2008, 02:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,453
Posted By DrDiff

Will look more cordinated with the grill...

Will look more cordinated with the grill de-chromed. I prefer Chrome on a MINI, but to each their own.

I agree, it needs some green on the sides as well. Don't know if I would do a black scoup...
05-14-2008, 02:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,456
Posted By DrDiff

I can't decide.... R55 S or R56 S I have...

I can't decide.... R55 S or R56 S

I have two sons 7 and 4. The 7 year old is growing like a weed. He is the tallest in his class, and just graduated from Tiger Cubs to Cub Scouts (I am...
05-14-2008, 02:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,213
Posted By DrDiff

AMEN! Halelujiah, PREACH on Brother minipooper! ...

AMEN! Halelujiah, PREACH on Brother minipooper!

I am passing my collection plate! :thumbsup:


The problem is that MINIs begg to be driven agressively. There is a fine line between...
05-14-2008, 02:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,046
Posted By DrDiff

Hit the boot release button on your "Key" a few...

Hit the boot release button on your "Key" a few times. If that doesn't work call Road Side Assistance.
05-14-2008, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 596
Posted By DrDiff

Thanks

Thanks MINIAC!

51140390588 for the door Plates and 51140390589 for a nifty stripe version

I wonder why these aren't on the configurator?
05-14-2008, 01:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,456
Posted By DrDiff

MIB was a 2006 R50 in Astro Black Monotone. I...

MIB was a 2006 R50 in Astro Black Monotone. I loved the way it looked.

MIB had a HOT interior. Especially in the summer time. I regretted the fact that I could have gone silver or white (as in...
05-14-2008, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 596
Posted By DrDiff

Factory Part Number needed: 37 door decals

Anyone have the part number for the 37 door decals? IMHO would be a great edition to a CR/W MCS or even a CR/S Clubman S.

They are the ones seen on the Hot Chocolate Clubman on the inside of...
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