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Forum: Cornering 08-01-2009, 04:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,297
Posted By argensfinest
electronic suspension

hey guys, i've been thinking about saving up for a suspension overhaul on the mini, but here's my predicament. i'm already bottoming the car out on the ride height that i got her with, and i have a...
Forum: The Paddocks 08-01-2009, 03:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,823
Posted By argensfinest
some of the stories here are scary, but it's good...

some of the stories here are scary, but it's good to see that everyone posting here made it through.

my mini and i have only been involved in one real crash (unless you count the times i run up...
Forum: Introductions 07-31-2009, 08:15 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,666
Posted By argensfinest
now THAT sounds like an adventure. and, if it...

now THAT sounds like an adventure. and, if it works putting a classic mini in the back of a ram, i might have to one-up it and put my R50 in the back of an international CXT.

and mytmous, why...
Forum: Introductions 07-29-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,666
Posted By argensfinest
that mini, from the outside, looks like it just...

that mini, from the outside, looks like it just rolled out of the factory! i think the best looking classic minis are the ones with fresh paint and wide wheel arches, and yours checks out on those...
Forum: Trees & Twisties 06-15-2009, 05:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,786
Posted By argensfinest
tearing up southern long island.

hey all,

today, my friend guy and i went for a joyride down ocean parkway on long island's south shore, leading between jones beach and robert moses beach. because the weather was a bit overcast,...
Forum: The Parts Bin 06-02-2009, 04:18 AM
Replies: 381
Views: 18,211
Posted By argensfinest
totally wishing i had the dough for these. after...

totally wishing i had the dough for these. after i'm done with all the necessary repair and maintenance work on my mini, i just want to save up crazy money and throw it all into suspension and...
Forum: The Paddocks 05-31-2009, 07:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,555
Posted By argensfinest
everyone here has already preached suspension...

everyone here has already preached suspension mods, so i'm gonna just tell you to take their advice. if i had a good deal of money right now, my mini would get slammed on a set of M7 coilovers, and...
Forum: Style 05-31-2009, 05:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,115
Posted By argensfinest
sometimes it ruins your paint. i,...

sometimes it ruins your paint.

i, personally, went with the bug & tar remover option. i bought a bottle, turtle wax brand, for i think $5.99 at ace. if you're more than 3 inches away from the...
Forum: The Paddocks 05-31-2009, 04:19 AM
Replies: 12,119
Views: 2,910,119
Posted By argensfinest
that first one, the black SHAVED R50. does...

that first one, the black SHAVED R50. does anyone know who owns this beauty, and if he or she can give me tips on badge shaving? i debadged my R50 and left holes :(.
Forum: The Paddocks 05-31-2009, 04:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 891
Posted By argensfinest
can you say WHEEL GAP :D if i had the money to...

can you say WHEEL GAP :D if i had the money to get a bus like that and hook it up like that, you'd best believe i'd be shortening the front bumper a bunch and slamming that sucka!

that is pretty...
Forum: The Paddocks 05-31-2009, 03:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,741
Posted By argensfinest
... maintenance on my R50 is not much better. ...

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maintenance on my R50 is not much better. :eek:

on a serious note, though, if this MINI E experiment works out, more power to us. although i personally liked the system that PML FlightLink...
Forum: The Paddocks 05-31-2009, 03:31 AM
Replies: 21,689
Views: 3,450,095
Posted By argensfinest
+1 the new scirocco is gorgeous. if i lived...

+1 the new scirocco is gorgeous.

if i lived anywhere in the world but the states, i'd save up a $tack until my mini could be accompanied in the driveway by a citroŽn C4 rally edition and a VW...
Forum: Introductions 05-26-2009, 04:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,643
Posted By argensfinest
every friday night throughout the summer, there's...

every friday night throughout the summer, there's one at the bellmore train station, and one on sunrise highway in massapequa, i think close to the massapequa train station.

when my mini's not...
Forum: Maintenance, Problems, and Repairs 05-26-2009, 01:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,548
Posted By argensfinest
you got lucky there. last summer my entire P/S...

you got lucky there. last summer my entire P/S system went out, i had to buy a new pump, a new fan, and for the heck of it, a fan guard (the cobalt guard, not the garbage MINI factory skid plate) to...
Forum: The Garage 05-26-2009, 01:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,818
Posted By argensfinest
gorgeous. also, VXR parts are something that...

gorgeous. also, VXR parts are something that will only grab the attention of people who have lived on, or spent a good deal of time at, the british isles. i vote OPC conversion, adding to the...
Forum: The Garage 05-26-2009, 01:06 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 26,171
Posted By argensfinest
i love Mk4 dubs. one of my buddies has a black...

i love Mk4 dubs. one of my buddies has a black Mk4 jetta wolfsburg, and my cousin has a Mk4 GTI, and i think they're both great cars, when they're working. =P

seriously, though, if i could have...
Forum: The Parts Bin 05-25-2009, 10:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,030
Posted By argensfinest
ditto. if these were a 10.5, my sneaker...

ditto. if these were a 10.5, my sneaker addiction would have gotten the best of me and these would be joining my sparcos in my racing shoe repertoire.

whoever has the right sized feet to buy...
Forum: The Garage 05-25-2009, 10:31 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,486
Posted By argensfinest
the irony, about two weeks ago, my mini also got...

the irony, about two weeks ago, my mini also got into its first accident, and i also banged up my quarter panel. only difference is my quarter is screwed up behind the right-side door, rather than...
Forum: Introductions 05-25-2009, 10:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,643
Posted By argensfinest
oh nice, i don't know suffolk all too well, but...

oh nice, i don't know suffolk all too well, but my dad bought his boat out in patchogue if i'm not mistaken. the only thing i know about huntington, besides that one of my classmates from elementary...
Forum: The Lineup 05-25-2009, 06:04 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 21,676
Posted By argensfinest
both of your minis are gorgeous. of course, i'm...

both of your minis are gorgeous. of course, i'm biased towards loving your R50, because IB/W/W is the color combo of the gods, but seeing the mod list you have lined up for the clubbie already, it...
Forum: Introductions 05-25-2009, 05:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,643
Posted By argensfinest
massapequa park, but i spent the first two-thirds...

massapequa park, but i spent the first two-thirds of my life living in merrick, so the bellmore car show is my idea of fun on a friday night.

you?
Forum: The Garage 05-25-2009, 04:28 PM
Replies: 788
Views: 58,274
Posted By argensfinest
that aero kit, that M7 air flow diverter thingy...

that aero kit, that M7 air flow diverter thingy under the hood, and every pic involving your driveway, your mini, and the E46 cabrio next to it, are super sexy. if money wasn't a thing for me, rest...
Forum: Introductions 05-25-2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,643
Posted By argensfinest
to be brutally honest, it's luck, i'm pulling at...

to be brutally honest, it's luck, i'm pulling at least 100 miles a week (despite my car spending 35 hours a week in an enforced lockdown in the school lot) in touch-and-go suburban traffic, going...
Forum: The Parts Bin 05-25-2009, 05:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,925
Posted By argensfinest
this is a tricky one. for sure keep the hamanns,...

this is a tricky one. for sure keep the hamanns, they make amazing wheels, the ones you have look really nice and i know if money wasn't an issue for me, my mini would be sitting on 18x8 hamann...
Forum: The Parts Bin 05-25-2009, 04:53 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 80,901
Posted By argensfinest
looking for an R50/R53 head unit that works...

looking for an R50/R53 head unit that works properly, if anyone is doing a head unit swap.

my R50's head unit refuses CDs and i don't yet have enough money to buy the pioneer that i want, nor am i...
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