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01-15-2018, 10:09 AM
Replies: 51
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Posted By Squirlz

Thanks! My Wife gets all the credit. Don't ever...

Thanks! My Wife gets all the credit. Don't ever call it a Man Cave!
01-14-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,225
Posted By Squirlz

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Replies: 6
Views: 1,088
Posted By Squirlz

Registration give you the options of attending...

Registration give you the options of attending the dinners, brew swap, various drives and purchasing t shirts. Hanging out all day with 1000 of your closest MINI friends and vendors is available to...
03-23-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,016
Posted By Squirlz

I had a Volare station wagon long ago and the...

I had a Volare station wagon long ago and the struts crapped out. I kept a pair of vice grips back there and I'd snap them on to one of the struts to keep the hatch open. Until I could afford some...
03-15-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 488
Views: 44,235
Posted By Squirlz

Since my last post we added something new. My...

Since my last post we added something new. My Wife's 2013 Morgan 3 Wheeler.

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04-03-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 9,248
Posted By Squirlz

In the Fall of 2004 I got a new job that required...

In the Fall of 2004 I got a new job that required a 55 mile commute each way. My '95 Ram sport truck had over 100K miles so I was looking for something new to make the drive more enjoyable.

I...
03-16-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 27,655
Posted By Squirlz

Darn, if only I knew where I could get an exact...

Darn, if only I knew where I could get an exact scale measurement.
Replies: 37
Views: 2,849
Posted By Squirlz

I wanted to reserve a spot to have bushings...

I wanted to reserve a spot to have bushings replaced on Molly's R53.
Replies: 37
Views: 2,849
Posted By Squirlz

Eric, did you get my message regarding bushings...

Eric, did you get my message regarding bushings on Molly's car?
02-23-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,389
Posted By Squirlz

Indeed. NEVER put a donut spare on the front of...

Indeed. NEVER put a donut spare on the front of a FWD car!
02-06-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,782
Posted By Squirlz

I was driving about 30K miles a year when I first...

I was driving about 30K miles a year when I first got my '05 S. It had over 70K miles before I pulleyed it. Still running strong at 128K.
02-01-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 918
Views: 94,183
Posted By Squirlz

My Wife and I each have an '05 EB/W S that we...

My Wife and I each have an '05 EB/W S that we bought new before we ever met. Neither one of us will part with them. Also they are quite modded up so as she says "I've put so much money into it that...
01-30-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 21,133
Posted By Squirlz

Yup, it's actually a tiny shade darker than...

Yup, it's actually a tiny shade darker than Electric Blue now. When our cars are side by side you can see it.

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01-30-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 939
Posted By Squirlz

Check fluids and tire pressure and I would think...

Check fluids and tire pressure and I would think you'd be good to go. In 2008 I drove My '05 S from Michigan to Ocala FL, then up to MOTD for a week and home. I already had well over 100K miles on...
01-29-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 21,133
Posted By Squirlz

My Wife Molly hydroplaned on the highway, spun...

My Wife Molly hydroplaned on the highway, spun off and rolled down an embankment. Wound up upside down in a flooded drainage ditch. It was repaired and is good as new.
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Replies: 22
Views: 1,268
Posted By Squirlz

I do remember seeing a bottle of Crown. Friday...

I do remember seeing a bottle of Crown. Friday night was cray zee!
Replies: 22
Views: 1,268
Posted By Squirlz

Once on the way in, once on the way out. Got...

Once on the way in, once on the way out. Got radared both times but slowed down quick enough. After 7 years its all about hanging with friends now. We go other, less busy times during the year to...
Forum: MINI5280
04-12-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 704
Posted By Squirlz

Where is all the hotel and event info? I can't...

Where is all the hotel and event info? I can't find it, just the registration form.
04-10-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,202
Posted By Squirlz

The V is a beast! That's what my wife calls it. ...

The V is a beast! That's what my wife calls it. It's a whole different experience from the MINI. I love them both!

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Replies: 11
Views: 1,778
Posted By Squirlz

Molly and me. Looking forward to seeing you...

Molly and me. Looking forward to seeing you again!

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Replies: 159
Views: 7,896
Posted By Squirlz

Better than nothing! Sunday is pretty much pack...

Better than nothing! Sunday is pretty much pack up and leave day. Nothing really going on.
Forum: 1st Gear
03-24-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By Squirlz

You got the best model year!:thumbsup: I've...

You got the best model year!:thumbsup: I've never used my cruise in over 7 years and 127K miles. To me it feels like you are disconnected, like you're just hanging on. For whatever that is worth.
03-24-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 14,795
Posted By Squirlz

We have two '05 Ss that have required very little...

We have two '05 Ss that have required very little maintenance. Mine has almost 128K miles and my Wife's has just over 50K. Most everything I have replaced was for an upgrade, not due to wearing...
Replies: 4
Views: 701
Posted By Squirlz

It's all cleared up: UPDATE MARCH 20,...

It's all cleared up:

UPDATE MARCH 20, 4:30pm: Per TNDOT, the Dragon is NOW OPEN to thru traffic. Thank you TNDOT.
Forum: 1st Gear
03-11-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 556
Posted By Squirlz

Hi again Rich! I don't think you mentioned on...

Hi again Rich! I don't think you mentioned on Michigan MINI that you had CTS-Vs. I just got a 2012 V Wagon.
03-09-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 818
Posted By Squirlz

It was decided years ago that it is a Burble of...

It was decided years ago that it is a Burble of MINIs!
03-01-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 29,739
Posted By Squirlz

128K on my '05 S, going strong on the original...

128K on my '05 S, going strong on the original clutch.
02-20-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,090
Posted By Squirlz

Cool! I always buy several kits when I order...

Cool! I always buy several kits when I order from HLJ to make it more worthwhile with the shipping.
Forum: 1st Gear
02-19-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 452
Posted By Squirlz

Have you checked out www.michiganmini.org yet?

Have you checked out www.michiganmini.org yet?
Replies: 34
Views: 2,934
Posted By Squirlz

i mean driving within the Village of course....

i mean driving within the Village of course. :lol: It gets pretty congested and showing off makes you look stupid.
Replies: 34
Views: 2,934
Posted By Squirlz

Hard acceleration within the Village is not going...

Hard acceleration within the Village is not going to be tolerated. Any driving should be kept to the speed limit.
02-18-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,068
Posted By Squirlz

Another not-a-Countryman. The Badlands. ...

Another not-a-Countryman. The Badlands.

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02-17-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,090
Posted By Squirlz

It's $34.29 at Hobby Link Japan. No time to...

It's $34.29 at Hobby Link Japan. No time to check shipping right now, off for some tattoo work.
02-14-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 22,062
Posted By Squirlz

I have gotten 27-29 consistently from brand new...

I have gotten 27-29 consistently from brand new bone stock to 128K miles with mods to give me 210 WHP. Driven hard, driven easy, never changed. Except on the track where I get 10.
02-14-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,888
Posted By Squirlz

The other one is in the same place on the drivers...

The other one is in the same place on the drivers side. Have you found michiganmini.org yet?
02-14-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,988
Posted By Squirlz

Is this still happening with new mounts? I was...

Is this still happening with new mounts? I was told they had fixed the problem a few years ago. My third one is one of the "new improved" and it's been fine for about 50K miles.
02-07-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 7,701
Posted By Squirlz

Vice President :razz: Simply because there is no...

Vice President :razz: Simply because there is no President. He is indeed the top dog. He and his wife are friends of ours!
Replies: 17
Views: 3,600
Posted By Squirlz

Yeah, the problem is that there is no "official"...

Yeah, the problem is that there is no "official" name. It's not like the Blue Ridge Parkway that appears on the map. It's just folklore. So in that sense one name is just as official as another. ...
02-06-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 757
Posted By Squirlz

My Wife and I can tell you how a mutual love of...

My Wife and I can tell you how a mutual love of cars and driving led us both to purchase 2005 Electric Blue MINIs before we ever met. That changed our lives and brought us together and made us...
Replies: 17
Views: 3,600
Posted By Squirlz

Here is the story that my Wife put together....

Here is the story that my Wife put together. (http://fiascofarm.com/blog/what-is-the-dragon/)

The T-shirt shack came along and named itself the "Tail Of The Dragon" as docv said, started a web...
02-02-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1,411
Views: 168,812
Posted By Squirlz

Yeah I saw that up above. I don't know much...

Yeah I saw that up above. I don't know much about the first generation Vs, but the V2 is incredible! I can't wait to track it.
02-02-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1,411
Views: 168,812
Posted By Squirlz

2012 CTS-V wagon. 556 HP, six speed manual. ...

2012 CTS-V wagon. 556 HP, six speed manual.

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They are built just...
Replies: 25
Views: 2,106
Posted By Squirlz

At your service. ...

At your service.

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Forum: Detailing 101
02-01-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,850
Posted By Squirlz

I know you only have a Buick :wink: but my Caddy...

I know you only have a Buick :wink: but my Caddy came with a small cloth like you would get in an eyeglass cleaning kit. There is black high gloss plastic on the console and it scratches easily.
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Replies: 25
Views: 2,106
Posted By Squirlz

Killboy puts his in a RC helicopter. Maybe if...

Killboy puts his in a RC helicopter. Maybe if you bought one now you'd be practiced enough by May!
Forum: JCW Garage
01-31-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,689
Posted By Squirlz

That's what I'm thinking. I won't be the first...

That's what I'm thinking. I won't be the first MINI person there with a non-MINI.
Replies: 23
Views: 980
Posted By Squirlz

You'll meet a lot of people just hanging around...

You'll meet a lot of people just hanging around Fontana Village. It's like a little city where everybody drives a MINI!
Forum: JCW Garage
01-30-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,689
Posted By Squirlz

Great seats make a huge difference. I paid $3400...

Great seats make a huge difference. I paid $3400 for the Recaros in my Cadillac. Would not have bought the car without them.
Forum: Suspension
01-30-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 69,558
Posted By Squirlz

Glad you showed up on the thread Rally. I have...

Glad you showed up on the thread Rally. I have learned so much from you and the rest of the Pit Crew. Why people choose to be so closed minded about things they don't understand makes no sense to...
Replies: 159
Views: 7,896
Posted By Squirlz

You know, I've never put that together and this...

You know, I've never put that together and this will be number 7 for me! I never claimed to be the brightest penny in the purse.
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