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04-25-2019, 06:36 PM
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Posted By Goldsmithy

Show up and say hello...

Show up and say hello...
04-22-2019, 06:15 PM
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Views: 528
Posted By Goldsmithy

MOTD17 A gathering place

With the Dragon (MOTD) quickly approaching, I would like to invite you all to come and visit at the Motoringalliance.com tent. Last year at the Dragon, a lot of 'stuff' was cleared up between MA and...
04-18-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,565
Posted By Goldsmithy

Motoring Alliance has a tent on Vendors Row. ...

Motoring Alliance has a tent on Vendors Row. Stop by and hang out if you want, you're more than welcome. I don't think that NAM is having a tent this year, so everyone is welcome at the tent.
04-08-2019, 04:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By Goldsmithy

It's yours pending arrangements.

It's yours pending arrangements.
04-07-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By Goldsmithy

Gen 1 center console

A brand new center console for a first gen car. Has the rubber insert. Never installed. I can deliver at the Dragon this year...or shipping extra.
04-07-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 479
Posted By Goldsmithy

Gen 1 complete front end rebuild kit

A complete kit to rebuild the front end of a Gen 1 MINI. Includes upper ball joints, lower ball joints, control arms and bearing carriers for each side. Shipping not included but can deliver at the...
04-06-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 918
Views: 94,182
Posted By Goldsmithy

My MINI will outlive me. At 75, this will be my...

My MINI will outlive me. At 75, this will be my last 'fun' car. She is Peppurr...a 2005 R52 S, customized to my taste, with 29,750 original miles. If you are going to the Dragon, stop by the Motoring...
04-05-2019, 04:50 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,565
Posted By Goldsmithy

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmoto...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/pepperairfront_036d63076d55c283802786ec604d201a70967ae1.jpg...
04-01-2019, 04:26 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,565
Posted By Goldsmithy

Can someone suggest the 'best' 2-way radio to use...

Can someone suggest the 'best' 2-way radio to use at the Dragon? I am going to buy a new one and I want something with power, distance, channel selection and dual power. Any help will be greatly...
03-30-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 340
Posted By Goldsmithy

Get a trickle charger for your battery. They are...

Get a trickle charger for your battery. They are cheap and your battery will be in good shape when you get back.
Forum: 1st Gear
03-30-2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 395
Posted By Goldsmithy

My family is originally from Steubenville. I live...

My family is originally from Steubenville. I live in Cincinnati. I'll be coming over your way this summer to see if I can find any memorabilia on "The American Beauty Cigar Company" , my families old...
Forum: 1st Gear
03-29-2019, 04:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 395
Posted By Goldsmithy

Also, you might want to check out MINIs on the...

Also, you might want to check out MINIs on the Dragon, which is coming up on the first week in May. Many, many MINIs and a lot of good times.
Forum: 1st Gear
03-28-2019, 05:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 395
Posted By Goldsmithy

Very nice looking ride. Yep, they are...

Very nice looking ride. Yep, they are addicting...and so is modding. You look like you have a good start and there is plenty of information out there about the best upgrades for the $. If you have...
03-28-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,565
Posted By Goldsmithy

Thanks for the warning. I have a hard time...

Thanks for the warning. I have a hard time driving at night as I've gotten older. I got a set of lights from Zack Ta that turn night into day. They are really focused and whit bright. I wish I could...
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Views: 615
Posted By Goldsmithy

Driving to the Dragon...

I will be leaving Cincinnati, Oh on Tuesday, 4/30 to drive down to the Dragon. I will be traveling down I 75 and then down State Hwys., and over the Dragon, to get to Fontana. My departure times are...
03-28-2019, 05:08 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,565
Posted By Goldsmithy

I'm from Cincinnati, Oh. I'll be hanging arount...

I'm from Cincinnati, Oh. I'll be hanging arount the M/A tent on Vendors Row so stop by and say hello. I love to put names with faces. :)
Forum: Site Feedback
03-27-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 703
Posted By Goldsmithy

That would be slick...

That would be slick...
03-27-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,565
Posted By Goldsmithy

WOOHOO- I found a room at Fontana. Looking...

WOOHOO- I found a room at Fontana. Looking forward to a great time. I will be hanging out at the Motoring Alliance tent on Vendors Row...so stop by and say hello. I love to put names with faces. :)
03-26-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,944
Posted By Goldsmithy

Whatever kit you decide to go with...find an...

Whatever kit you decide to go with...find an upholstery shop to install it. I shouldn't be that expensive (mine wasn't) and the results can create a custom seat as far as lumbar support and bolsters...
03-26-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,565
Posted By Goldsmithy

They are closed for this season during remolding....

They are closed for this season during remolding. They gave no notice. It sucks.
03-26-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,565
Posted By Goldsmithy

It's official...Tuskeegee motel will be closed....

It's official...Tuskeegee motel will be closed. And now, my wife isn't going. I need someplace to room if something is available. And now...to go bake some brownies...
03-20-2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 19
R50/53 - R50/53 Best headlights for an R53
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Posted By Goldsmithy

I have a set of Zachary Ta headlights. Property...

I have a set of Zachary Ta headlights. Property adjusted these lights are no worse than regular lights. The light given off is extremely white and turns night into day. Well worth the money.
03-13-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 622
Posted By Goldsmithy

Sorry to hear of your troubles; however, it does...

Sorry to hear of your troubles; however, it does make me feel better about the wonderful service department I have at Cincinnati MINI. It seems like they go way above board to make sure their...
03-10-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,394
Posted By Goldsmithy

I wave all the time. There was this really hot...

I wave all the time. There was this really hot girl walking down the street, great body proportions, and of course, I waved. I will get my MINI back from the body shop just as soon as the front end...
03-07-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 806
Posted By Goldsmithy

Cincinnati MINI has great techs working there....

Cincinnati MINI has great techs working there. They are knowledgeable and honest in their diagnosis of a problem. Also, Brian at MWorks Garage has a great reputation for working on MINIs. My car is...
03-03-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 79,785
Posted By Goldsmithy

Just my research on the' net'. The reason was to...

Just my research on the' net'. The reason was to prevent a mixture 'starvation' during acceleration...IIRC.
03-03-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 638
Posted By Goldsmithy

If I am the first I will be glad to pay to ship....

If I am the first I will be glad to pay to ship. Thank you...I am a firm believer in 'pay it forward'.
02-19-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 79,785
Posted By Goldsmithy

Thanks for the link. The water/meth kit should...

Thanks for the link. The water/meth kit should have a baffled tank from what I have been able to glean from searching. The only baffled tank on that site is 1000 gallon, which would be a mite large....
02-18-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 79,785
Posted By Goldsmithy

Thanks, Kalibdor. I really wish Jeff was still...

Thanks, Kalibdor. I really wish Jeff was still making tanks. Tanks pictures anyone???
02-18-2019, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By Goldsmithy

Sorry, I should have said...IF you have an auto...

Sorry, I should have said...IF you have an auto...
02-18-2019, 04:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By Goldsmithy

I have a @005 R 52, auto, with a Miltec exhaust...

I have a @005 R 52, auto, with a Miltec exhaust and it sounds great. The exhaust note is more pronounced if you drive in sport mode.
02-17-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 41
R50/53 - R50/53 heavy handed moderations?
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Posted By Goldsmithy

I saw a fight between 2 intelligent people as to...

I saw a fight between 2 intelligent people as to what was right and wrong. Each coming from a different perspective and each being very set in their ways. AND, a lot of good information was lost....
02-17-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Posted By Goldsmithy

But I can't swim :) :) :)

But I can't swim :) :) :)
02-17-2019, 05:19 AM
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Views: 79,785
Posted By Goldsmithy

I don't want to derail the thread, but I could...

I don't want to derail the thread, but I could sure use some help in the form of pictures of how you'all have mounted your tank. I am in the process of installing water/meth in my 2005 R 52. Any help...
02-16-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 22
R50/53 - R50/53 Post your engine pics
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Posted By Goldsmithy

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmoto...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/2000x1333/dsc05227_7835143a9fe575b71dfe764d5cefcfecac7328a9.jpg
Kinda dressy...
02-15-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,794
Posted By Goldsmithy

You young-uns are hilarious. I remember riding...

You young-uns are hilarious. I remember riding shotgun with my old, trusty stagecoach shotgun. It was double-barreled and the coach had an open coach design with either 4 or 6 horsepower. And, I can...
02-15-2019, 05:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 538
Posted By Goldsmithy

My 'little Diva' has taken another step if...

My 'little Diva' has taken another step if forcing me into abject poverty. This 'modding' thing has got to stop...at least before I end up homeless and on the street. :)
02-14-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5
R57 Car wash
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Posted By Goldsmithy

Ragg Top and 303 are the leading products for...

Ragg Top and 303 are the leading products for convertible top care. Geyon makes a top protector that seems to bead and lasts a long time. I have had it on almost a year and it is still going strong.
02-12-2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 794
Posted By Goldsmithy

Good advice...

Good advice...
02-12-2019, 05:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,740
Posted By Goldsmithy

Someone is going to get a very good deal...

Someone is going to get a very good deal...
02-10-2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,565
Posted By Goldsmithy

I'm not ready to go...yet. Still have the meth...

I'm not ready to go...yet. Still have the meth system, the air ride suspension, the 380 injectors, the new tail lights installed and then I'll be ready :) :) :)
Forum: 1st Gear
02-10-2019, 07:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 262
Posted By Goldsmithy

Hello, I'm your southern neighbor from...

Hello, I'm your southern neighbor from Cincinnati. Welcome to the wonderful world of MINI. This is a great site with great people. There is an event that happens the first week in May called MINIs on...
02-08-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 638
Posted By Goldsmithy

It might be a loose wire. When cold, the metal is...

It might be a loose wire. When cold, the metal is contracted and a good connection made. As it warms up, the metal expands and may lose contact, Just a thought, based on temperature.
02-07-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,096
Posted By Goldsmithy

Well, he will be at the Dragon in May. A great...

Well, he will be at the Dragon in May. A great excuse for a road trip. :)
02-07-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,096
Posted By Goldsmithy

I was referring to all of the tunes that are...

I was referring to all of the tunes that are marketed to the masses. Maybe I misspoke because I was just going by what I read. AND, I'm sure are aware of opinions, just like a body part...everybody...
02-07-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,096
Posted By Goldsmithy

Tuners keep their trade secrets...and rightly so....

Tuners keep their trade secrets...and rightly so. I really wish that tuning was easy as on my air-cooled VW's. :) If you really want a good tune...go to the Dragon and have Jan tune your car. He has...
02-07-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,096
Posted By Goldsmithy

The MINI Ecu will 'adapt' to changes in intake...

The MINI Ecu will 'adapt' to changes in intake volume, density, etc. and will adjust the timing and other parameters accordingly. The stock ECU parameters can handle an upgraded pulley, a CAI, most...
02-07-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 353
Posted By Goldsmithy

Air ride suspension

Does anyone here have an air ride suspension in their MINI. I am wondering if you like it or not? Any problems? Any comments? Thanks for any information.
02-07-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,586
Posted By Goldsmithy

I just bought the AquaMist unit for y R52 S....

I just bought the AquaMist unit for y R52 S. Talked to Jeff and,no, he doesn't have any tanks left. I ordered on from AquaMist. The kit will be here Monday. Looking forward to getting it installed.
02-05-2019, 04:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,839
Posted By Goldsmithy

This event is one of the highlights of my summer....

This event is one of the highlights of my summer. The roads in that area lead to some very fun and scenic motoring. And the events list has something for everyone. Stop by the Motoring Alliance tent...
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