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06-06-2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 10,058
Posted By lotsie

I wave. Mark

I wave.

Mark
Forum: Detailing 101
05-31-2010, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,381
Posted By lotsie

Yes, I have thoughts about it. No concerns about...

Yes, I have thoughts about it. No concerns about doing it. Yes, I have done it for years to many kinds of wheels.
Forum: Site Feedback
05-19-2010, 07:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,301
Posted By lotsie

But linking them to a site not on that list, but...

But linking them to a site not on that list, but one that may help them with a problem is not seen as a benefit? Could one send a link to someone via PM, oh wait, bad idea, Admins can read your PM's....
Forum: Site Feedback
05-19-2010, 06:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,301
Posted By lotsie

I though links to other MINI sites got your pee...

I though links to other MINI sites got your pee pee smacked on this site:confused::confused::confused:

Mark
Forum: Site Feedback
05-19-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,301
Posted By lotsie

The Nuts are all coming here to the sewing...

The Nuts are all coming here to the sewing site:eek2:, who would of ever figured that would happen:wink:.

Mark
:popcorn:
Forum: Detailing 101
05-13-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,795
Posted By lotsie

I have an 03 with 108,000 hard miles, never been...

I have an 03 with 108,000 hard miles, never been parked inside, just claying and waxing(with some polishing) and it still looks great with no clear bra.

Mark
04-12-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,030
Posted By lotsie

When are you going to post the 2nd half of the...

When are you going to post the 2nd half of the rally:razz::wink:

Mark
Forum: Detailing 101
04-11-2010, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By lotsie

You can give the rim/tire a whack with a rubber...

You can give the rim/tire a whack with a rubber mallet to get them off, or a chunk of 2x4 works. Or you can sit on the ground facing the wheel, and using both feet, kick the tire to break them free....
Forum: Detailing 101
04-01-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5,794
Views: 110,568
Posted By lotsie

Anyone do any detailing on this forum:confused: ...

Anyone do any detailing on this forum:confused:

Mark
03-30-2010, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By lotsie

Welcome:) Join us at the detailing clinic,...

Welcome:)

Join us at the detailing clinic, and find out how to make your new ride look great....
Forum: Detailing 101
03-25-2010, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,972
Posted By lotsie

I used WD40 and Clay to get some paint off Poco a...

I used WD40 and Clay to get some paint off Poco a few years ago. Got it off, no harm done. But, the paint had wax on it, so that helped.

Hydro offers good protection, Banana Gloss offer better...
Forum: Detailing 101
03-25-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,836
Posted By lotsie

Maybe use Banana Gloss over the Epic rather than...

Maybe use Banana Gloss over the Epic rather than Amigo, just wondering.

Mark
Forum: Detailing 101
03-25-2010, 06:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,836
Posted By lotsie

:nod: Mark

:nod:

Mark
Forum: Detailing 101
03-24-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5,794
Views: 110,568
Posted By lotsie

Yup, Poco has those. I can see them, you may see...

Yup, Poco has those. I can see them, you may see them, most folks don't see them:thumbsup:. Touch-up paint keeps the rust away, and is WAY cheaper than a re-paint.

Mark
Forum: Detailing 101
03-24-2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5,794
Views: 110,568
Posted By lotsie

Oh, you mean those specks not on my screen:wink:...

Oh, you mean those specks not on my screen:wink: Still looks great for an old timer:nod:

Mark
Forum: Detailing 101
03-24-2010, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5,794
Views: 110,568
Posted By lotsie

Looks great from here:thumbsup: Mark

Looks great from here:thumbsup:

Mark
03-21-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By lotsie

Need to get a head count. So post here if you...

Need to get a head count. So post here if you plan on attending:nod:.

Mark
Forum: Detailing 101
03-20-2010, 08:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 676
Posted By lotsie

$100 buys A LOT of pads. Takes me minutes to...

$100 buys A LOT of pads. Takes me minutes to clean a pad, and they last quite a few uses.

kenchan is the Ken of lazy:wink:

Mark
Forum: Detailing 101
03-20-2010, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 676
Posted By lotsie

Drop or 2 of Dawn dish soap, work pad with your...

Drop or 2 of Dawn dish soap, work pad with your hands. Then rinse till no soap comes out of the pad. Place pad on dish rack, Velcro side up to dry. Store pads with product bottles in zip-lock bags.
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03-18-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,144
Posted By lotsie

Keep in touch, eh. Mark

Keep in touch, eh.

Mark
Forum: Detailing 101
03-18-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 5,794
Views: 110,568
Posted By lotsie

Yup:razz: Mark

Yup:razz:

Mark
Forum: Detailing 101
03-18-2010, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5,794
Views: 110,568
Posted By lotsie

Will they work with the TPMS on the R56? Mark

Will they work with the TPMS on the R56?

Mark
03-17-2010, 10:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 494
Posted By lotsie

[quote=American Mini Mates;3006692] April 11th...

[quote=American Mini Mates;3006692]
April 11th Detailing Clinic @ The McSwains House 11am - 2pm (more details to follow)

Times will be 10am-2pm.
Details here;...
03-17-2010, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 654
Posted By lotsie

Detailing Clinic April 11th

Hi gang, the detailing clinic has been changed to April 11th, from 10 AM to 2 PM. The venue will be our house. We have a double carport, and enough parking.

This time around we will cover...
Forum: Detailing 101
03-13-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 887
Posted By lotsie

You can also use soapy water to work the clay....

You can also use soapy water to work the clay. Just mix twice as much soap as you normally would with water. Provides good lubrication, and grit lifting/cleaning.

Mark
03-11-2010, 09:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,382
Posted By lotsie

Elbow Landing Device. I have one in my 03, like...

Elbow Landing Device. I have one in my 03, like it lots. But I don't know if you can get them anymore.

Mark
03-11-2010, 07:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 962
Posted By lotsie

Still running the OEM battery in my 03 Justa,...

Still running the OEM battery in my 03 Justa, coming up on 7 years, and a little over 107K miles.

Mark
03-10-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,041
Posted By lotsie

The need of 4 new tires outweighs the need of 1...

The need of 4 new tires outweighs the need of 1 tune, at this point for me:wink:

I think Dan could use a tune though, maybe he will turn on his brake lights:razz:

Mark
Forum: Electrical
03-10-2010, 05:25 PM
Replies: 25
Electrical Shark Fin Anyone?
Views: 6,705
Posted By lotsie

Mine snapped off at the base, so now just the nut...

Mine snapped off at the base, so now just the nut and threads are showing. I never listen to the radio, just the iPod, or exhaust/intake, depending on my mood. A new base is about $45, and maybe an...
03-10-2010, 03:41 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 12,268
Posted By lotsie

WOW, that's great!!! Means I should have at least...

WOW, that's great!!! Means I should have at least another couple hundred K miles left in my 03:grin:

Mark
03-10-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,041
Posted By lotsie

Same price for the tune on a Justa? Mark

Same price for the tune on a Justa?

Mark
Forum: Detailing 101
03-10-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 57,887
Posted By lotsie

I thought I saw a speck on the Bonnet, just over...

I thought I saw a speck on the Bonnet, just over the center of the grill, but it was something on my screen:razz:. Sorry she has to go:sad: The new one will be fun, and you will having it looking...
Forum: Detailing 101
03-10-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,026
Posted By lotsie

I use my finger nail, and a lot of Quick Detailer...

I use my finger nail, and a lot of Quick Detailer to clean those edges. If it is under the stripe, and the stripe is lifted, just soak with QD. You don't want to lift the stripe.

Mark
03-10-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,041
Posted By lotsie

Can you tune an 03 Justa. Has a Way/DDM intake,...

Can you tune an 03 Justa. Has a Way/DDM intake, and a Megan Racing exhaust?

Mark
03-03-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,771
Posted By lotsie

Keep a close watch though, if those top hangers...

Keep a close watch though, if those top hangers rust off, like mine did, it will be dragging on the ground.

Mark
Forum: Detailing 101
03-03-2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 57,887
Posted By lotsie

Nope. Garden clean-up today. Tomorrow, 2 bucket...

Nope. Garden clean-up today. Tomorrow, 2 bucket wash for both MINI's, interior detail for the Clubman.

Mark
03-02-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,771
Posted By lotsie

Thanks. The install was not bad, except for a few...

Thanks. The install was not bad, except for a few rusted bolts on the mid-hanger. Snapped 2 off, rather then try and extract them, I just used self tapping screws right next to them.

The OEM...
03-02-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,060
Posted By lotsie

When I lived in Manitoba, I had Pirelli snow...

When I lived in Manitoba, I had Pirelli snow contacts, and I could get through well over 6 inches of fresh snow no problem.

Mark
03-02-2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,771
Posted By lotsie

I installed a Megan on my 03 justa about a year...

I installed a Megan on my 03 justa about a year ago.

Old one was rusted out;
http://lh5.ggpht.com/_WZVDyajOIB0/S1M8URkg63I/AAAAAAAAR7A/Y7a55wKiI0w/s400/Mods%20001.JPG

Hangers were also rusted,...
03-02-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 947
Posted By lotsie

Glad your OK. MINI's are tough. Mark

Glad your OK. MINI's are tough.

Mark
03-02-2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,057
Posted By lotsie

Bosch Icon's:thumbsup: I've been using them for a...

Bosch Icon's:thumbsup: I've been using them for a few years now, very happy with them.

Mark
Forum: Detailing 101
03-01-2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 57,887
Posted By lotsie

The cosmoline makes a good sun block. Mark

The cosmoline makes a good sun block.

Mark
Forum: Detailing 101
03-01-2010, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 57,887
Posted By lotsie

I heard it was the dock workers who were golfing,...

I heard it was the dock workers who were golfing, and the boat guys were fishing.

Mark
03-01-2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,136
Posted By lotsie

I would think there was damage done if a BB were...

I would think there was damage done if a BB were in my valve stem.

Karma shmarma:roll:
Potentially killing someone by making their tire go flat seems a bit harsh. Oh, I'll rebuke your rebuke...
03-01-2010, 08:07 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,136
Posted By lotsie

Not only would this be a dangerous thing to do to...

Not only would this be a dangerous thing to do to someone, but illegal also.

Mark
02-28-2010, 08:43 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,635
Posted By lotsie

Mine is the full size version:wink: Mark

Mine is the full size version:wink:

Mark
Forum: Detailing 101
02-25-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,067
Posted By lotsie

:thumbsup: Mark

:thumbsup:

Mark
Forum: Detailing 101
02-25-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 57,887
Posted By lotsie

My guess is you should be able to retire at that...

My guess is you should be able to retire at that rate:thumbsup:

Mark
02-25-2010, 07:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,003
Posted By lotsie

I'm not sure what the Midlands is rated for. I do...

I'm not sure what the Midlands is rated for. I do have a Way/DDM intake, and a Megan exhaust on my Justa, but no tune, yet. I think the intake is responsible for most of the gains, exhaust mostly...
02-24-2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 10,164
Posted By lotsie

Hopefully no issues. Besides the factory roof, we...

Hopefully no issues. Besides the factory roof, we had 2 more complete roofs dealer installed on out cabrio.

Mark
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