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06-21-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By D3m0N

wow ...chirping crickets... No 1st generation...

wow ...chirping crickets...
No 1st generation MINI's out there???
06-18-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 882
Posted By D3m0N

Sorry I didnt get back to you with route ideas...

Sorry I didnt get back to you with route ideas Gary I have been lax...

but a couple ideas of good roads

http://goo.gl/maps/VlqK

http://goo.gl/maps/V0Rg This one because the round about is...
06-18-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 349
Posted By D3m0N

Local 1st gen owners

I have some things for sale in the market (primarily for 1st gens)

4 x 17" ASA AR1 Wheels with Bridgestone RE760's one spare (1 to 2 seasons left)
4 x 15" Borbet Wheels with Blizzak's (2 Seasons...
05-26-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By D3m0N

Yeah it has a ton more power but handling wise...

Yeah it has a ton more power but handling wise the R50 with a few mods felt more connected than the R56 with only sport suspension. But I guess I expected as much
05-25-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By D3m0N

My wife is still angry by the 6 speed purchase...

My wife is still angry by the 6 speed purchase but hey I couldnt go automatic slushbox again
05-25-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By D3m0N

Sounds good, let me know if you want a good...

Sounds good, let me know if you want a good weekend drive some time (I have found the roads around the res to be great) This weekend may be a bit crowded with campers but still fun.
05-25-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By D3m0N

Oh and I am willing to help (though I am not a...

Oh and I am willing to help (though I am not a gear head)
05-25-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By D3m0N

As a side note if you need any computer advise...

As a side note if you need any computer advise let me know (hobby/career)
05-25-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 630
Posted By D3m0N

I thought about this back when I had my 03 CVT...

I thought about this back when I had my 03 CVT however with no shop in the area (closest TX) that has even looked at a CVT to 5sp swap I choose to just trade it when it happened, (my CVT hadnt failed...
05-15-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 30,065
Posted By D3m0N

Even out of warranty?

Even out of warranty?
05-14-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 30,065
Posted By D3m0N

dont know on the new minis but the old one was...

dont know on the new minis but the old one was the whole kit couldnt just replace the blade
OutMotoring had that for about $25 for the R53 and 50's
05-08-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 16,635
Posted By D3m0N

Message sent

Message sent
05-02-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 613
Views: 30,065
Posted By D3m0N

There is one for sale in Iowa City at the Super...

There is one for sale in Iowa City at the Super Wash on the south end dont know any details but looks great tiny bit of rust near floor panels.
04-20-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,935
Posted By D3m0N

I have some moderately scratched up mirror caps...

I have some moderately scratched up mirror caps you can have for shipping cost if you want em, off my old r50 that is gone now

black
Forum: Electrical
04-20-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 44
Electrical OBDII to Bluetooth
Views: 14,783
Posted By D3m0N

I bought a cheap one on ebay it works?!? but your...

I bought a cheap one on ebay it works?!? but your right it hangs down a bit and wont stay connected (falls off all the time) Also its reporting is a bit more delayed than the name brand versions.
04-20-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,290
Posted By D3m0N

Not looking forward to leaving the house by...

Not looking forward to leaving the house by 5:30AM but hey what the heck
04-19-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,290
Posted By D3m0N

I know I have been a slacker with regards to the...

I know I have been a slacker with regards to the group just have been so stinking busy lately every weekend is full

:wink:
04-19-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,290
Posted By D3m0N

http://g.co/maps/umxzk for me is 3:30 ...

http://g.co/maps/umxzk for me is 3:30
http://g.co/maps/ce3bz for Davenport is 3:32

its 3:15 from davenport with shortest possible
http://g.co/maps/jj4qx


So its up to you, let me know if...
04-19-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,290
Posted By D3m0N

I am heading from Iowa City so depending on route...

I am heading from Iowa City so depending on route you plan on taking, maybe we could meet up...
Probably leaving IC at 6AM (subject to adjustments)
04-18-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,290
Posted By D3m0N

I was at the British auto fest in D-port last year

I was at the British auto fest in D-port last year
04-18-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,290
Posted By D3m0N

I will be joining but have to depart after the...

I will be joining but have to depart after the conclusion of our Lunch stop

Looking forward to it (first driving event in the new Cooper)

I have stuff on order for MTTS but wont be here in time...
04-12-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,643
Posted By D3m0N

I plan the Chicago to Desmoines with overnights...

I plan the Chicago to Desmoines with overnights in Chicago and DesMoines
04-06-2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 435
Posted By D3m0N

Iowa New MINI Owners

With the dealership moving in I have noticed a huge increase in the volume of MINI's on the road, which is wonderful, however the negative is that with all the new MINI's I have noticed a great drop...
03-28-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 508
Views: 36,873
Posted By D3m0N

If they ever get it working for the 2011's I...

If they ever get it working for the 2011's I would buy it in a heartbeat
03-20-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,432
Posted By D3m0N

Yeah I concur do it!! I also did the...

Yeah I concur do it!!

I also did the unthinkable (atleast to me) and ordered the aquapel for the windscreen but it covers the cost of replacement for 7 years including nicks and chips in the...
03-20-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By D3m0N

My next planned vacation

http://www.motorauthority.com/news/1074010_nurburgring-race-track-may-get-las-vegas-twin

I think I know where my next vacation will be headed toward when they finish (if they).

Green Hell or...
03-01-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 766
Views: 29,616
Posted By D3m0N

It would be great if on the way through to have...

It would be great if on the way through to have several hundred MINI's take over the I80 Truckstop
02-29-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 766
Views: 29,616
Posted By D3m0N

I hope to do Chicago - Des-moines with events at...

I hope to do Chicago - Des-moines with events at both.
02-29-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,004
Posted By D3m0N

Very cool I will try to attend

Very cool I will try to attend
02-21-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 713
Posted By D3m0N

Glad all are well, looks to have been minor...

Glad all are well, looks to have been minor looking at the MINI but sounds worse for the Chevy...
02-01-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 766
Views: 29,616
Posted By D3m0N

When my 2003 had hatch not opening issues I...

When my 2003 had hatch not opening issues I removed the 4 or 5 allen bolts from the hatch handle then unplugged the connector. There is a contact switch that gets rusty in there clean it gently with...
01-03-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 866
Posted By D3m0N

I have saved the list in excel (is that cheating?)

I have saved the list in excel (is that cheating?)
11-30-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 766
Views: 29,616
Posted By D3m0N

Mine displays the cold start cough at times as...

Mine displays the cold start cough at times as well seems to have to sit at least 12 hours in the cold
11-13-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By D3m0N

I agree two years ago Miah and myself got a...

I agree two years ago Miah and myself got a warning from a friendly ranger...
11-08-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 30,065
Posted By D3m0N

I dont right now but I will take a look around...

I dont right now but I will take a look around looking for 450 for the set
11-07-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 30,065
Posted By D3m0N

05MINI I have a set of 15" borbet rims that wont...

05MINI I have a set of 15" borbet rims that wont fit on my 2011 with Blizaks let me know if you are interested
09-01-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 613
Views: 30,065
Posted By D3m0N

I cheated Jo ...

I cheated Jo
http://www.imcdb.org/vehicles_make-Mini.htmlhttp://www.imcdb.org/vehicles_make-Mini.html
08-18-2011, 08:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 946
Posted By D3m0N

its a MINI its already downsized... Good...

its a MINI its already downsized...

Good luck with your sale!
08-09-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,011
Posted By D3m0N

Sorry I didn't take pictures forgot the camera...

Sorry I didn't take pictures forgot the camera again...

But it was a good time, now I have done the car show and getting close to 1500 break in time to go for a real drive.
08-03-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 549
Posted By D3m0N

Still nameless and I will do a photo shoot soon...

Still nameless and I will do a photo shoot soon just haven't had a lot of time this week have to pay for her
08-02-2011, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 549
Posted By D3m0N

It will be at the Heartland autoshow this weekend...

It will be at the Heartland autoshow this weekend and also in Albany on Saturday at the Miss Flame car show.
07-28-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 549
Posted By D3m0N

Well the time has come

I begin the hunt for a new car driven by the fact my current one is starting to have some issues.

Wish me well I will let you all know how it turns out at the end of all the sticker shock...
06-23-2011, 05:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By D3m0N

yeah the miltek is a good setup however I am not...

yeah the miltek is a good setup however I am not sure if it is in the states any longer you may have to source it from outside the country (Europe)

If you would like to have a listen some time let...
05-11-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,504
Posted By D3m0N

Well since I just got out of the hospital it...

Well since I just got out of the hospital it looks like a no go for me this time round...

Stupid appendix.. :-/
04-28-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,504
Posted By D3m0N

I am really hoping all works out for me this is...

I am really hoping all works out for me this is the have to do event of the year...

Mini will be back tomorrow and lots of new parts to play with, only need 2 new tires and I will be set.
04-21-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,211
Posted By D3m0N

Lets see So far alignment (replacing tie...

Lets see

So far
alignment (replacing tie rods as they were fused)
New gear shift in center console (Direct short)
Oil Change
CVT flush and fill

2 weeks and 2k later
04-19-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,211
Posted By D3m0N

If my MINI wasnt in for repairs (Still there) I...

If my MINI wasnt in for repairs (Still there) I would have made it, but next time...
04-19-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 613
Views: 30,065
Posted By D3m0N

How is that snow in Decorah?

How is that snow in Decorah?
03-22-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,024
Posted By D3m0N

I hope to be there but really all depends on how...

I hope to be there but really all depends on how the server upgrades go this week at work
03-18-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 766
Views: 29,616
Posted By D3m0N

Thats it I am calling winter over I put the...

Thats it I am calling winter over I put the summer tires on and did the first clean, this weekend I do the real cleaning with clay and all... If anyone in the IC area wants to make a day of it let...
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