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Forum: Suspension
06-23-2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,006
Posted By pillar

get the tsw studs with nuts. Loctite the studs,...

get the tsw studs with nuts. Loctite the studs, anti-sieze the nuts, torque to spec, drive a few miles, retorque to spec and never have to worry bout it again.
Forum: Suspension
03-17-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,503
Posted By pillar

All i can say is that my car now looks the way...

All i can say is that my car now looks the way ive always wanted and it turns much better since the upgrade. I do wish it could be a little stiffer. I dont know if its a problem with just mine but...
Forum: Suspension
02-19-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,859
Posted By pillar

ha... the m7 strut bar rubs on their m7 super ags...

ha... the m7 strut bar rubs on their m7 super ags intake too... talk about compatibility.
Forum: Suspension
02-08-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,176
Posted By pillar

id love to see one of these lowered...

id love to see one of these lowered...
01-09-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 45,347
Posted By pillar

sometimes the cap that seals the oil filter can...

sometimes the cap that seals the oil filter can leak... Ive had the rubber seal underneath the cap twisted on the threads and have oil spill everywhere. Id give that a quick check
11-04-2010, 09:40 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 36,091
Posted By pillar

cant wait to actually see one of these on the road

cant wait to actually see one of these on the road
11-02-2010, 12:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 20,611
Posted By pillar

gave up... That bolt is nearly impossible to get...

gave up... That bolt is nearly impossible to get out without the proper tools (which i do not have)
11-02-2010, 07:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 20,611
Posted By pillar

anybody know how much piping i should buy? 1 foot...

anybody know how much piping i should buy? 1 foot seem ok or best to go with 2 and trim down.

Lastly, is it right to assume that everybody has been successful in installing this tube without...
11-01-2010, 07:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,626
Posted By pillar

I got a "spare hood" you can use as a model for a...

I got a "spare hood" you can use as a model for a small price if you are local. PM me for more details!
Forum: Suspension
10-01-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,714
Posted By pillar

http://www.stanceiseverything.com/tag/nathan-gilbe...

http://www.stanceiseverything.com/tag/nathan-gilbert/

He had H&R streets with his custom CCWs. His CCWs were on sale a few weeks ago but you can get the wheel specs from the NAM market.
Forum: Suspension
09-29-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,714
Posted By pillar

Just wanted to add that the H&R street coilovers...

Just wanted to add that the H&R street coilovers (im not entirely sure what the difference between sport vs street but perhaps someone can confirm) are very stiff...
I didnt believe they were that...
09-29-2010, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,374
Posted By pillar

def puts one of :) on my face... But man oh...

def puts one of :) on my face...

But man oh man... that is gonna be a pain to wax
09-27-2010, 07:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 15,806
Posted By pillar

The actual MAF sensor is in the tube. The car...

The actual MAF sensor is in the tube. The car requires it. Therefore there is no need to modify it. The only way to modify it is to move the entire tube (with MAF) to a different location. When...
Forum: Suspension
09-26-2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,695
Posted By pillar

if you plan on getting aftermarket suspension...

if you plan on getting aftermarket suspension dont bother with sport suspension.
I got the sports package back when they offered it which gave me 17s, sports suspension, and lsd.... and now ive...
09-26-2010, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 15,806
Posted By pillar

The MAF is just a really sensitive sensor. I...

The MAF is just a really sensitive sensor. I dont know how one would modify it... just keep it as it is. The only way to modify it is to change the tubing around it ie

Depends on the...
09-24-2010, 10:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 15,806
Posted By pillar

Unless you have a code, i wouldnt touch it... I...

Unless you have a code, i wouldnt touch it... I am assuming you dont have an aftermarket air filter (otherwise you would know where the MAF is), so i am going to assume you are still using the OEM...
09-24-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,485
Posted By pillar

yeah... all that extra could have been put into...

yeah... all that extra could have been put into something like... hmm an oil temp gauge or coolant temp gauge? As nice as it is to have a scan gauge, I just dont know any car that doesnt monitor...
Forum: Suspension
09-24-2010, 09:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,640
Posted By pillar

iwashmycar... what happened to your vmaxx from...

iwashmycar... what happened to your vmaxx from your sig?
09-24-2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,584
Posted By pillar

woops! my bad too... didnt know it w as from 09.

woops! my bad too... didnt know it w as from 09.
09-23-2010, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,584
Posted By pillar

Front tires will wear faster regardless...

Front tires will wear faster regardless considering this is fwd car. Additionally, I think tire rotations are in order
09-22-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,114
Posted By pillar

Are you serious? Time to buy a bluetooth headset....

Are you serious? Time to buy a bluetooth headset. Hopefully MD will be like Cali where people honk your ass down if you are caught on the phone. Its bad enough when a person in the passing lane......
09-22-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 14,301
Posted By pillar

lol... me too! I kept telling myself not to...

lol... me too!

I kept telling myself not to skip to the end and what a cliff hanger.

Regardless, I too have gotten my chain tensioner replaced and it was annoying as hell (another story) We...
09-22-2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,114
Posted By pillar

I heart automatics/sequential gear box if the car...

I heart automatics/sequential gear box if the car is over 500 hp...

I would have to agree with OP... xenons were a must for me
09-22-2010, 12:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,031
Posted By pillar

Even if its a universal spoiler that is a 1st gen...

Even if its a universal spoiler that is a 1st gen mini... you might have better luck asking over there.
09-21-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,083
Posted By pillar

RICE! you are from md? You should join Central...

RICE! you are from md? You should join Central Maryland Mini Motorist (CMMM) I would love to see your car at the next meet!

anywhoo... back to topic. continue

EDIT: woops... i should read...
Forum: Suspension
09-21-2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,399
Posted By pillar

I guess some chamber plates and control arms are...

I guess some chamber plates and control arms are in order to take advantage of 225 tires. Running -0.8 degree up front and -2.2 degrees in the rear is clearly not ideal on a car that understeers so...
Forum: Suspension
09-20-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,399
Posted By pillar

I just realized the types of cars that actually...

I just realized the types of cars that actually can pull 1g. For example, the 911 GTs and Z06s pull about .98 (wow).

Hmmm, let me simplify my question, anyone know the oem skid pad specs for the...
Forum: Suspension
09-20-2010, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2,077
Views: 875,506
Posted By pillar

For those who have 35mm profile tires... how is...

For those who have 35mm profile tires... how is the ride post drop? Maybe I should have gone with 35s instead of 40s.
Forum: Suspension
09-20-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,399
Posted By pillar

How many Gs can we expect

I guess I can expect a variety of answers depending on tires/drop/suspension brand/chamber/etc...

After putting a few hundred miles on the H&R street, Ive finally figured out where the breaking...
09-20-2010, 09:10 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 40,639
Posted By pillar

Just got a new addition! ...

Just got a new addition!

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/hs652.snc4/61252_1389756143817_1229490009_30844639_249978_n.jpg

brand new 2010 e63 amg.... Not going to lie... makes me feel...
Forum: Suspension
09-15-2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,142
Posted By pillar

coilover ftw

coilover ftw
Forum: Electrical
09-09-2010, 10:20 PM
Replies: 381
Views: 62,216
Posted By pillar

you are welcome! Cant help but spread the good...

you are welcome! Cant help but spread the good word bout Dan...
09-09-2010, 10:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,747
Posted By pillar

tenzo type r? You mean type m? If type M, then...

tenzo type r? You mean type m? If type M, then type M = win! cept 17s? These wheels are heavy regardless... could have gone one more inch in width and diameter to compliment 225s.

Oh man... If...
Forum: Suspension
09-09-2010, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2,077
Views: 875,506
Posted By pillar

Is everyone getting some tuck with 205s? I dont...

Is everyone getting some tuck with 205s? I dont think its possible with 225s
09-09-2010, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,937
Posted By pillar

someone should write up a how to! Id be...

someone should write up a how to! Id be interested in learning
09-08-2010, 10:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,263
Posted By pillar

You can always measure it. Stick a piece of tape...

You can always measure it. Stick a piece of tape with the right length on the inside of your tires and play around with the steering. 225mm is 8.86 inches which means it will stick out an...
09-08-2010, 10:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,948
Posted By pillar

was referring to op... that may not be a bad...

was referring to op...
that may not be a bad idea... but as of now, I dont mind the drone. I think its on and off depending on ambient temp and warm up
09-08-2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,948
Posted By pillar

I almost have your setup... i have kept...

I almost have your setup... i have kept everything stock cept the 2.5 inch piping muffler and tips from magnaflo after the oem resonator and 2nd cat. I remembered praying that this setup would not...
09-07-2010, 10:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,602
Posted By pillar

what warranty:lol:

what warranty:lol:
09-07-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,602
Posted By pillar

That is one tall design... but for that price......

That is one tall design... but for that price... very ugly!
09-03-2010, 11:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,946
Posted By pillar

Oh man OC! glad to know you are ok. I say turn...

Oh man OC! glad to know you are ok. I say turn that beast into a track monster!
08-30-2010, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11,085
Views: 3,840,362
Posted By pillar

Thanks! Is that your car in...

Thanks!




Is that your car in factory? How did you get that?
Forum: Suspension
08-29-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,300
Posted By pillar

:mad: I hate not knowing this stuff and...

:mad:

I hate not knowing this stuff and having people tell me something "special" is needed....
Thanks for letting me know.

I mean... according to my spec sheet, it has that small o sign on...
Forum: Suspension
08-26-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,300
Posted By pillar

Just got my alignment done.... Boy did I...

Just got my alignment done....

Boy did I need an alignment... They gave me a print out of all my specs. As Slinger688 said, Caster could not be changed and remained ~4.0 degrees.

My rear...
08-25-2010, 04:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 968
Posted By pillar

Congrads on your new mini and welcome to NAM

Congrads on your new mini and welcome to NAM
08-25-2010, 08:11 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 28,605
Posted By pillar

Really! thanks for clearing that up... Now i...

Really! thanks for clearing that up... Now i wonder if Ive been using the IAF on my scangauge or not... Will have to check later
08-25-2010, 07:14 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 28,605
Posted By pillar

Wait a min... intake is first, then MAF (which...

Wait a min... intake is first, then MAF (which does both temp and pressure #2), boost tubes, turbo, hotside tubes, Intercooler, coldside (#1) then engine...
...
Forum: Suspension
08-24-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 180,420
Posted By pillar

Glad you dont anymore. ::shiver::

Glad you dont anymore. ::shiver::
08-24-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 28,605
Posted By pillar

Anyone know how to determine charge temp via...

Anyone know how to determine charge temp via scangauge? Or does the mini not monitor it.
Forum: Suspension
08-23-2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 180,420
Posted By pillar

Do it. Just get rid of all that excess...

Do it. Just get rid of all that excess weight/junk. Youll reduce weight which means you up your mpg. It will look awesome and yes you will be lower which means youll drive more carefully.
Win...
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