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10-13-2015, 05:28 AM
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Posted By amberback

Where to find PittStopMINI & Upcoming Events

We may not be very active on the forums here, but we are an active club!

Check our event calendar https://pittstop.clubexpress.com/content.aspx?page_id=2&club_id=896476
and our meetup page...
08-25-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 825
Posted By amberback

Hi! Not many of us check these forums anymore......

Hi! Not many of us check these forums anymore... but we are still active. We just set up an event for September 6th...
07-08-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 937
Posted By amberback

We will be inviting everyone who registered with...

We will be inviting everyone who registered with the club and with pvgp. Ultimately it's the same list, just different prices. :) We want as many MINIs as we can get in the parade!
07-08-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,008
Posted By amberback

Yes they are 2 different things. PittStopMINI...

Yes they are 2 different things. PittStopMINI has always hosted a Saturday police escorted parade into Schenley. We will be meeting around 8am at the Second Ave parking lot near the 10th street...
07-08-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 937
Posted By amberback

Yes PittStopMINI & MINI of Pittsburgh put...

Yes PittStopMINI & MINI of Pittsburgh put together the parade into PVGP on Saturday. We've done this for probably 6+ years now and PVGP knows about it and usually mentions it on their site. However,...
05-07-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 747
Posted By amberback

Events are held from July 6th to July 20th but if...

Events are held from July 6th to July 20th but if you're coming from out of town the weekend of July 19th/20th is when you'll what to be there. Here's a short rundown of the events.

Kick-Off...
05-07-2014, 05:29 AM
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Posted By amberback

MINI is the Marque of the 2014 Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix! July 19th-20th, 2014

MINI is the Marque of the 2014 Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix! See http://www.pvgp.org/mini/ for a list of events and to register. Or feel free to ask here if you have any questions. Below is a brief...
01-01-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,008
Posted By amberback

MINI of Pittsburgh is holding a gallery party on...

MINI of Pittsburgh is holding a gallery party on Jan 22nd to unveil the winning PVGP poster. See more event details at http://www.pvgp.org/poster-party-at-mini-of-pittsburgh

Or visit their...
01-01-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,008
Posted By amberback

MINI is the marque for the 2014 Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix!

MINI is the marque for the 2014 PVGP!
Events July 6th - 20th.
If you're traveling from out of town, July 18-20th weekend is the time to be there.

See more details at http://www.pvgp.org/
Watch...
01-01-2014, 08:43 AM
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Posted By amberback

Any sign shop in your area should be able to do...

Any sign shop in your area should be able to do it. That's usually where company/promo cars get wrapped.

343 Graphix in Belle Vernon did my sunroof vinyl. It's not perfectly cut around the...
06-22-2013, 04:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 937
Posted By amberback

hi! Just curious, who did you email? I just want...

hi! Just curious, who did you email? I just want to make sure an email on the club website isn't broken. ([email protected] is the email we monitor most)

Registration is open here:...
05-13-2013, 04:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 790
Posted By amberback

Looks like the car you were looking at already...

Looks like the car you were looking at already sold... did you get it?

If not, you may want to look into the MINI Next program if you are worried about buying used w/o warranty....
05-06-2013, 06:48 AM
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Views: 74,262
Posted By amberback

This is probably a long shot.... but anyone still...

This is probably a long shot.... but anyone still have a Carfun Offset badge they're not using? The yellow enamel came off mine this weekend. :(
05-06-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 348
Posted By amberback

Looking for Carfun Offset Grill Badge

I'm looking for a Carfun Offset Grill Badge (http://blogs.automotive.com/how-mini-carfun-offset-program-makes-saving-the-environment-fun-9007.html). The yellow enamel came off mine this past...
11-20-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By amberback

How does your MINI Club do Membership Dues?

Hi MINI friends! I just wanted to gather some information on other MINI clubs out there.

1. How much are your yearly club dues? (Do you think its too much/too little?)

2. Are membership dues...
11-16-2012, 05:23 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By amberback

I know http://www.schadesautorepair.com/ and...

I know http://www.schadesautorepair.com/ and http://www.mcbautosport.com/ have experience working on MINIs... but I don't think they have weekend hours either.

We usually have a club garage day...
09-20-2012, 06:15 AM
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Views: 722
Posted By amberback

6th Annual GyMINIkhana & Motor-tober at PittRace

PittStopMINI’s GyMINIkhana 2012 & MINI of Pittsburgh’s Motor-Tober

Sunday October 14th, 2012

GyMINIkhana? What's THAT? A traditional "gymkhana" is a fun, automotive "athletic" event involving...
09-18-2012, 06:01 AM
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Posted By amberback

I've seen photos of an O2 Blue floating around...

I've seen photos of an O2 Blue floating around with all the chrome white.... maybe even in this thread? Not my cup of tea, but it doesn't look bad. Plastidip might be a good option.
09-18-2012, 05:58 AM
08-22-2012, 05:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,632
Posted By amberback

By the way, have you joined our meetup group?...

By the way, have you joined our meetup group? http://www.meetup.com/motoringtheburgh/
08-21-2012, 05:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,632
Posted By amberback

I don't know of any, short of googling and...

I don't know of any, short of googling and reading reviews. Any speaker changes I've done on my cars have been DIY, but not on my MINI.
07-06-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,003
Posted By amberback

Posted this on meetup, Melissa. ...

Posted this on meetup, Melissa. http://www.meetup.com/motoringtheburgh/events/72013872/ :)
06-21-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,055
Posted By amberback

2012 Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix - Saturday July 21st

Our biggest event of the year is coming up exactly 1 month from today! We're hoping to get close to 200 MINIs this year! (non-PittStopMINI members are welcome! This event is worth the drive!)
...
06-21-2012, 05:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 828
Posted By amberback

Good luck with the car! It looks really nice in...

Good luck with the car! It looks really nice in the photos.

Unfortunately... By the address on the website it looks like its actually closer to Allentown, PA (about a 4-5hr drive from...
06-15-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,953
Posted By amberback

The Pub closed... so there are two new events in...

The Pub closed... so there are two new events in it's place.
MINI Meet 2012 on June 16th at Hooley House in Mentor, OH benefits Providence House http://www.burningrivermini.com/?p=7
And on July...
06-14-2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 572
Posted By amberback

Chrome Boot Handle (+ tail lights, stock suspension)

I have a chrome boot handle for sale. $50 shipped oer best offer. Should fit any R56, convertible, clubman, cooper, cooper s, etc... see link for more compatibility/info ...
05-11-2012, 09:46 AM
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Posted By amberback

Basil is looking a little like Mindy now!

Basil is looking a little like Mindy now!
04-24-2012, 05:15 AM
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Views: 439
Posted By amberback

Rear Tail Lights for R56. Can bring to MOTD.

Rear tail lists of an R56 justa, will fit S as well. Orange turn signal lenses. Look new. Chrome rings not included. Can bring to MOTD. $100 or best offer.
04-17-2012, 05:39 AM
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Views: 243,179
Posted By amberback

Have you called the MINI Parts department to see...

Have you called the MINI Parts department to see if you can order just the aero grill?
If your parts department isn't helpful, I've gotten lots of help from Colin at MINI of Ontario in California....
04-16-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 927
Posted By amberback

I have this warning light on my car now... and...

I have this warning light on my car now... and windows won't go down. Did you ever figure out what it was?? Not washer fluid, I've seen that one before...
04-13-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By amberback

Updated the original post with current events.

Updated the original post with current events.
04-13-2012, 06:35 AM
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Views: 589
Posted By amberback

Membership is $10 per year. You can sign up here:...

Membership is $10 per year. You can sign up here: http://www.pittstopmini.org/content.aspx?page_id=60&club_id=896476

Also make sure you're signed up on http://www.meetup.com/motoringtheburgh/...
03-27-2012, 06:20 AM
Replies: 853
Views: 65,179
Posted By amberback

I want to call it a shudder maybe. It's weird. ...

I want to call it a shudder maybe. It's weird.

Anyways, good idea from the poster above asking about sport mode. I turned sport on this morning before I left and it does NOT happen in sport mode!...
03-26-2012, 11:40 AM
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Views: 65,179
Posted By amberback

Not in sport mode. (Maybe I'll try sport mode...

Not in sport mode. (Maybe I'll try sport mode tomorrow AM and see if it does it's any different.)
Road is pretty flat where it almost always happens on the way to work in the AM. I'm usually going...
03-26-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 853
Views: 65,179
Posted By amberback

Has anyone had any issues with their car...

Has anyone had any issues with their car downshifting hard (like it skips a gear or slips?) when coming to a stop?

It seems to only happen after the car sits for a good couple of hours - Like...
03-19-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 57,377
Posted By amberback

This might help you find owner's in your area....

This might help you find owner's in your area. https://www.northamericanmotoring.com/forums/club-and-regional-forums-98/ Also, ask your local dealer. Our dealer is very active in sponsoring our club....
03-13-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 2,586
Views: 220,775
Posted By amberback

Hey how's the classic coming? Paint on it yet? ...

Hey how's the classic coming? Paint on it yet?

I've kinda been on a mission to find oxygen blue nail polish and thought I'd share since I finally found one that is a near perfect match!! It is...
Replies: 10
Views: 3,410
Posted By amberback

Went looking for this and realized it's in the...

Went looking for this and realized it's in the wrong year's forum...

Anyways, I'd like to get my beltline done.
02-23-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 997
Posted By amberback

Wow! Hope you get everything sorted out! ...

Wow! Hope you get everything sorted out!

We'll be having a garage day at Schade's on March 10th. http://www.meetup.com/motoringtheburgh/events/53173402/ Feel free to come hang out even if you...
02-23-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By amberback

Note: The March 3rd dinner has been cancelled....

Note: The March 3rd dinner has been cancelled. Will be rescheduled.

Also, Garage day on March 10th.
02-08-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 997
Posted By amberback

There is no cost for garage days, but the shop...

There is no cost for garage days, but the shop will accept donations.
02-08-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 997
Posted By amberback

The most popular garage day activities are...

The most popular garage day activities are usually oil changes, swapping winter/summer tires, and suspension work like struts/springs/swaybars.

You may want to start a new thread for the tires......
02-08-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 997
Posted By amberback

The next garage day will be mid-March (probably...

The next garage day will be mid-March (probably the 10th). But I don't think a pulley is the kind of thing you'd want to try to tackle at a garage day... I believable it's a pretty involved job.
02-08-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 997
Posted By amberback

The two shops that I know work on Coopers (other...

The two shops that I know work on Coopers (other than the dealership, of course) are Schade's Auto in Irwin (http://www.schadesautorepair.com/) and McB Autosport (http://www.mcbautosport.com/) in...
02-04-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By amberback

If you want, you can post it up on our meetup...

If you want, you can post it up on our meetup site as a suggestion and I can approve it. http://www.meetup.com/motoringtheburgh/#suggested
02-04-2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 997
Posted By amberback

2006 was a good year, you'll love it! If you...

2006 was a good year, you'll love it!

If you haven't already join http://www.meetup.com/motoringtheburgh/ and you'll get notifications about all of our events. Next weekend we're actually having...
02-04-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 997
Posted By amberback

Hi! A few of us check the forums occasionally. ...

Hi! A few of us check the forums occasionally.

I'm from the Latrobe area, but I work in Plum which isn't tooo far from you.

Tell us about your MINI!
01-19-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2,586
Views: 220,775
Posted By amberback

Haha... loving that 'custom' job. Purple will be...

Haha... loving that 'custom' job. Purple will be awesome! That was always the color MINI I wanted.

I'm also after a surf blue one! But I'd probably settle for anything that isn't red or black...
01-19-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 2,586
Views: 220,775
Posted By amberback

Completely jealous of the classic mini! Do you...

Completely jealous of the classic mini! Do you know what color it is? I really want to get one someday.

Definitely let me know if you find someone to share the room. My dad is being all crazy "you...
01-17-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 737
Posted By amberback

Save the Date: Upcoming Events 2012

Just wanted to throw out some dates for upcoming PittStopMINI Events:

May 12 - Mystery Dinner at Soergel's http://www.meetup.com/motoringtheburgh/events/53625292/
May 20th - TSD Rally w/ BRMSCC...
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