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Forum: Cornering 06-13-2009, 03:30 AM
Replies: 36
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Posted By Scooop
We could probably do them in the parking lot of...

We could probably do them in the parking lot of the rally end. Just bring one of these:

http://photos-c.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc1/hs095.snc1/4704_102664018152_542113152_1927018_5778348_n.jpg
Forum: Cornering 06-03-2009, 06:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,274
Posted By Scooop
We will hopefully install yours utilizing the new...

We will hopefully install yours utilizing the new lift in my new garage :tu:
Forum: Cornering 06-02-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,274
Posted By Scooop
Ended up just shoving a wrench up there to block...

Ended up just shoving a wrench up there to block the nut from turning. After a bit I got it. Royal PITA, though. Scoop's now resting all comfy at the alignment shop. Thanks all :tu:
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Forum: Cornering 06-02-2009, 05:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,274
Posted By Scooop
Oh cool! Thanks Moxie :tu:

Oh cool! Thanks Moxie :tu:
Forum: Cornering 06-02-2009, 05:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,274
Posted By Scooop
He's supposed to come over tomorrow night and...

He's supposed to come over tomorrow night and start looking over the garage site. If I haven't figured this out by then I'm a little sunk. Was hoping to run it over for an allignment mid-morning so...
Forum: Cornering 06-02-2009, 04:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,274
Posted By Scooop
The outer bolt is a 30-second job. The inner one...

The outer bolt is a 30-second job. The inner one I have been at for an hour and finally gave up. Everything possible is in the way. I will try again in the a.m. (good thing I have Mondays/Tuesdays...
Forum: Cornering 06-01-2009, 05:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,274
Posted By Scooop
I ended up going with Alta. Possibly not the...

I ended up going with Alta. Possibly not the best. But they are within driving distance and a decent price. They are making them for me while I drive down there.

And, uh, ya, I'll just go ahead...
Forum: Cornering 06-01-2009, 07:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,274
Posted By Scooop
Ooh. I'm gonna check overnight shipping for the...

Ooh. I'm gonna check overnight shipping for the Helix. Even without, it looks like it might be worth the wait. Thanks Kelli!

Dear lord, I have learned more about the "heim joint" tonight than I...
Forum: Cornering 06-01-2009, 04:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,274
Posted By Scooop
Looks like it will be Alta. They have a 14%...

Looks like it will be Alta. They have a 14% suspension parts discount coupon and are a few hours drive. That means I can zip down to Portland and zip back in time to still have daylight hours to...
Forum: Cornering 06-01-2009, 04:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,274
Posted By Scooop
Would these do the trick? ...

Would these do the trick?

http://www.outmotoring.com/images/P/alt_adjustable_arms_md.jpg

Linky: http://www.outmotoring.com/mini-cooper/alta_mini_cooper_lower_control_arms
Forum: Cornering 06-01-2009, 04:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,274
Posted By Scooop
LOL. Thanks. It's been a reaaaaly long weekend ...

LOL. Thanks. It's been a reaaaaly long weekend ...
Forum: Cornering 06-01-2009, 03:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,274
Posted By Scooop
Thanks Moxie (and other here at m|u). I think I'm...

Thanks Moxie (and other here at m|u). I think I'm headed to the Alta website tonight to look around. Alta is fairly close and I could always use a little something else from their shop when I travel...
Forum: Cornering 06-01-2009, 03:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,274
Posted By Scooop
Thanks Rally. Adjusted the post to reflect the...

Thanks Rally. Adjusted the post to reflect the correct part (not the title though). Looking forward to getting something stronger. If anyone has personal experience good or bad with any of the...
Forum: Cornering 06-01-2009, 03:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,274
Posted By Scooop
Question Rear trailing arm question

Any recommendations on a stronger rear trailing arm for Scoop? I've heard that R56 parts will swap over and that they are better than what R53s have. Is this true? If not, is there something...
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