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Forum: Tire & Wheel 01-20-2020, 10:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 936
Posted By beken
So a year later, and the first snow storm of 2020...

So a year later, and the first snow storm of 2020 in the Pacific Northwest. They work great!

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49406878058_6739a4e5f2_c_d.jpg
Forum: The Garage 01-20-2020, 10:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,035
Posted By beken
That's great news. :tu:

That's great news. :tu:
Forum: The Garage 01-09-2020, 08:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,536
Posted By beken
If my car holds up to when I retire (soon, I...

If my car holds up to when I retire (soon, I hope) I am thinking of taking it on a cross continent drive.
Vancouver BC across Canada to Nova Scotia, then south to Florida, via the dragon...maybe...
Forum: The Garage 01-08-2020, 10:23 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,536
Posted By beken
I hit this on January 1 2020. Given that I am...

I hit this on January 1 2020. Given that I am on pace to putting 20,000 a year, there is good chance my car will pass the 300,000 mark come the beginning of 2021.
...
Forum: The Garage 12-16-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 170
Posted By beken
Nice car.

Nice car.
Forum: Motoring Events 12-16-2019, 10:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 64
Posted By beken
Vancouver's Pan Pacific Christmas Wish toy drive 2019

There is a meet-up in front of Safeway at Oakridge Shopping Mall for MINI drivers to bring a toy to the annual Pan Pacific Christmas Wish toy drive.

We will leave at 6:30am and drive to downtown...
Forum: OTLounge 12-03-2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 820
Posted By beken
Thank-you, BlwnAway. :tu:

Thank-you, BlwnAway. :tu:
Forum: The Garage 11-18-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,659
Posted By beken
Were the kids there when we started down this...

Were the kids there when we started down this thread started?
Forum: OTLounge 11-14-2019, 09:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 820
Posted By beken
Are we still here?

Are we still here?
Forum: OTLounge 11-08-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 820
Posted By beken
It's been fun. Thanks.

It's been fun.

Thanks.
Forum: The Garage 10-30-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 39,636
Posted By beken
Good to see more than 2 people intermittently...

Good to see more than 2 people intermittently lurking around still.

https://live.staticflickr.com/1883/42697511350_905f3aaa6f_c_d.jpg
Forum: Maintenance, Problems, and Repairs 10-23-2019, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 287
Posted By beken
awe man, that sucks.

awe man, that sucks.
Forum: OTLounge 08-20-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 40,091
Posted By beken
Love the picture. Shopping cart magnet.

Love the picture. Shopping cart magnet.
Forum: The Garage 06-25-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,536
Posted By beken
I read a rumor somewhere that once it hits...

I read a rumor somewhere that once it hits 300000, it stops reminding me to get oil changes or no longer allows me to reset the oil change indicator. I'm curious whether or not that rumor is true.
Forum: The Garage 06-19-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,536
Posted By beken
...and it keeps going..... ...

...and it keeps going.....

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Forum: The Garage 04-25-2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 19,716
Posted By beken
I just noticed your plates say Leo's MINI upside...

I just noticed your plates say Leo's MINI upside down. INIW s,oǝ˥

Cool!
Forum: The Garage 04-02-2019, 02:18 AM
Replies: 683
Views: 79,679
Posted By beken
Very nice.

Very nice.
Forum: Tire & Wheel 02-21-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 936
Posted By beken
Old winter wheels: ...

Old winter wheels:

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8217/8298409104_8ac74e4592_z_d.jpg


New winter wheels:


https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7837/32127143677_8d4dda5337_z_d.jpg
Forum: Tire & Wheel 02-21-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 936
Posted By beken
During a wicked windstorm, some heavy debris got...

During a wicked windstorm, some heavy debris got blown on the highway and I narrowly missed hitting something heavy head on. Instead, it caught a front wheel.
...
Forum: The Garage 02-08-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,536
Posted By beken
That's most excellent, you guys. I started...

That's most excellent, you guys. I started driving in 1978. My R53 MCS has been the most reliable and fun to drive car bar none.

Favorite powertrain would be the slant-6 motor in my 1966...
Forum: The Lineup 02-08-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 44,052
Posted By beken
When the US first mandated airbags, the...

When the US first mandated airbags, the requirement for their design and engineering was that they last 10 years. As cars approach 15 years, you would think they were serviceable and perhaps...
Forum: The Garage 02-04-2019, 10:58 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,536
Posted By beken
The alternator broke on me recently. That's the...

The alternator broke on me recently. That's the original alternator from the factory 15 years ago. For the last year or so, I was thinking the engine was making an awful lot of strange noises. I...
Forum: The Garage 01-30-2019, 12:36 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,536
Posted By beken
Yup. As long as the repairs are less than...

Yup. As long as the repairs are less than owning a new car, and it remains reliable transportation, then this is the way to go.
Forum: The Lineup 01-30-2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 44,052
Posted By beken
That's a great shot. :tu:

That's a great shot. :tu:
Forum: The Garage 01-28-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,536
Posted By beken
Yup...it's kilometers. Almost 165,000 miles...

Yup...it's kilometers. Almost 165,000 miles now.

This is most mileage I have ever had on any car I have ever owned. So keeping my R53, I am in uncharted territory now.

So I can make...
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