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Forum: The Garage 04-02-2019, 01:18 AM
Replies: 683
Views: 72,435
Posted By beken
Very nice.

Very nice.
Forum: Tire & Wheel 02-21-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
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, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
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, 07:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,677
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, 07:29 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 40,843
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, 09:58 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,677
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 01-29-2019, 11:36 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,677
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 01-29-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 40,843
Posted By beken
That's a great shot. :tu:

That's a great shot. :tu:
Forum: The Garage 01-28-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,677
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...
Forum: The Garage 01-25-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,677
Posted By beken
https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4803/44200648980_16...

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4803/44200648980_166a55c090_z_d.jpg

and counting
Forum: Tire & Wheel 01-14-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 52,940
Posted By beken
Snowtires and wheels on a 2nd gen MINI Cooper...

Snowtires and wheels on a 2nd gen MINI Cooper (2013) for around $700CDN (that's less than $500 USD for all 4 wheels) install and taxes included.


...
Forum: The Garage 12-27-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 17,268
Posted By beken
Always thought the ride was a bit bumpy. I guess...

Always thought the ride was a bit bumpy. I guess it wasn't the stiff suspension afterall.
Forum: OTLounge 12-14-2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By beken
Thanks. Am I the only one that has one? :eh:

Thanks. Am I the only one that has one? :eh:
Forum: The Garage 12-10-2018, 09:20 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 17,268
Posted By beken
Your car still looks great. I would chase you...

Your car still looks great. I would chase you down and give you the ole thumbs up too!
Forum: OTLounge 11-27-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 553
Posted By beken
'Tis the season...2018 edition

Now that you've had your fill of turkey, next up....

Merry Christmas and happy holidays 2018.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4874/32197263228_ffc6211458_z_d.jpg
Forum: The Garage 11-14-2018, 11:45 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 72,435
Posted By beken
That last shot is great.

That last shot is great.
Forum: Tire & Wheel 11-07-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By beken
Very nice.

Very nice.
Forum: The Lineup 11-07-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 40,843
Posted By beken
Nice. What kind of tires are you running ?

Nice. What kind of tires are you running ?
Forum: The Lineup 11-07-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 156,823
Posted By beken
Glad you didn't get hurt. Hope you have your...

Glad you didn't get hurt.
Hope you have your car running as good as new in short order.
Forum: The Lineup 10-22-2018, 08:03 PM
Replies: 735
Views: 81,508
Posted By beken
Hang in there. Sorry to hear about your dad.

Hang in there. Sorry to hear about your dad.
Forum: The Garage 10-10-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 683
Views: 72,435
Posted By beken
That's a nice wing. Good job.

That's a nice wing. Good job.
Forum: The Garage 09-06-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,677
Posted By beken
Some additional shots. ...

Some additional shots.


https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1895/42697510950_95d5befe28_z_d.jpg


https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1883/42697511350_905f3aaa6f_z_d.jpg
Forum: OTLounge 09-06-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 36,194
Posted By beken
Very nice.

Very nice.
Forum: Testing 08-30-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,592
Posted By beken
I think if I post anything from my Flickr images,...

I think if I post anything from my Flickr images, I will still go through my desktop.
I have enough trouble getting spelling corrected to something I did not intend to say, on my cell phone, let...
Forum: The Garage 08-27-2018, 11:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,677
Posted By beken
The R53 is my commuter car. My kid graduated...

The R53 is my commuter car.
My kid graduated from university this year and, with her own money dragged me down to my local dealer and we cut a deal on an R56 that she could afford.
Then we...
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