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Forum: Maintenance, Problems, and Repairs 09-23-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,084
Posted By slowbutpretty
Good one ash... Ha ha ha...

Good one ash...
Ha ha ha...
Forum: Maintenance, Problems, and Repairs 09-22-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,084
Posted By slowbutpretty
So I got an estimate from my local Euro/German...

So I got an estimate from my local Euro/German motors specialists, they are charging 130$ for a coolant flush and 190$ for a brake flush, how does those prices sound to you guys?
Forum: Maintenance, Problems, and Repairs 09-22-2015, 03:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,084
Posted By slowbutpretty
How much coolant does a car take? I bought a...

How much coolant does a car take? I bought a gallon of coolant, didn't use it all but it seems my mini keeps drinking it. I didn't use the car at all one day, and the coolant level was right at the...
Forum: Maintenance, Problems, and Repairs 09-22-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,084
Posted By slowbutpretty
Thanks for all your input. You're always so...

Thanks for all your input. You're always so helpful. So I've watched a few videos and looked up a few images, and now I'm just trying to locate that bleed valvue, in hopes of doing it myself and...
Forum: Maintenance, Problems, and Repairs 09-21-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,084
Posted By slowbutpretty
I told my dad about the problem I've been...

I told my dad about the problem I've been occurring and his answer without an inspection was the water pump. Haha, guess your parents do know a lot since that could be one of the issues causing this...
Forum: Maintenance, Problems, and Repairs 09-21-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,084
Posted By slowbutpretty
This may sound ridiculous but what does bleeding...

This may sound ridiculous but what does bleeding it mean? I think I just broke my car..
Forum: Maintenance, Problems, and Repairs 09-21-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,084
Posted By slowbutpretty
I have a R56, and this issue started to when I...

I have a R56, and this issue started to when I added coolant to it, I used whatever was recommended from forum posts and whatnot. I drove it to work today and it didn't come up, hopefully on my way...
Forum: Maintenance, Problems, and Repairs 09-20-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,084
Posted By slowbutpretty
Engine overheating?

This has never happened to me before, my cars engine overheating lamp would come up within 10min of driving and it's happening frequently, probably every time I take it for my daily drives. It's been...
Forum: Braking 07-10-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,226
Posted By slowbutpretty
Oh nice! Hopefully one day I can become a DIY...

Oh nice! Hopefully one day I can become a DIY kinda guy! In due time!
Forum: Braking 07-10-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,226
Posted By slowbutpretty
New York is way too far! Haha

New York is way too far! Haha
Forum: Braking 07-10-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,226
Posted By slowbutpretty
Fountain valley, California.

Fountain valley, California.
Forum: Braking 07-10-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,226
Posted By slowbutpretty
@thebestever, oh sorry. I meant installing the...

@thebestever, oh sorry. I meant installing the set of lowering springs is going to be $300. Does that sound reasonable?
Forum: The Garage 07-10-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,814
Posted By slowbutpretty
Out of curiosity, did you have a blue Mini with...

Out of curiosity, did you have a blue Mini with rota slipstreams on them? Your forum name sounds familiar and I think that car had me dreaming my whole high school years :P
Forum: Braking 07-10-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,226
Posted By slowbutpretty
The car is a 2008 model. My brakes aren't spongy...

The car is a 2008 model. My brakes aren't spongy at all, so I guess I should be fine. Everything you said sounds extremely reasonable. I guess that documentary just turned me off on this shop a bit....
Forum: Braking 07-09-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,226
Posted By slowbutpretty
It was a shop that specializes in German and...

It was a shop that specializes in German and European cars. The oil change was $90 + tax which seemed reasonable because that's how much the dealer would charge? I haven't had a Brake fluid flush...
Forum: Braking 07-09-2015, 03:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,226
Posted By slowbutpretty
How often do you guys get..

Brake fluid flushes? I just got an oil change today at a shop I've never been to, they did recommend a break fluid flush, but I didn't opt to get one. Later that day, I was watching a somewhat...
Forum: The Garage 07-08-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,814
Posted By slowbutpretty
Definitely going to lower her a bit, looking at...

Definitely going to lower her a bit, looking at steering wheels right now to give her some personality, some class, some attitude haha. Looking at headlights for that angel eyes look that I see...
Forum: Cornering 07-07-2015, 12:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,913
Posted By slowbutpretty
Changing your Steering Wheel

Hello! I wasn't too sure which area to post Steering wheel inquiries at, and I decided here. Sorry if it's not in the right spot!

Wanted to see if anyone here replaced their oem steering wheel for...
Forum: Tire & Wheel 06-30-2015, 01:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,481
Posted By slowbutpretty
Basically, I replaced for rims and tires, I...

Basically, I replaced for rims and tires, I noticed steer jerking when I got to a certain amount of speed, so I called my mechanic, he said he forgot to mention the rims didn't have any hub rings and...
Forum: Tire & Wheel 06-29-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,481
Posted By slowbutpretty
I just wanted to add, I recently got the hub...

I just wanted to add, I recently got the hub rings installed and the shaking of my steering wheel has stopped significantly, now I'm assuming with an alignment, the shaking should stop completely.
Forum: The Garage 06-29-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 25,348
Posted By slowbutpretty
It looks amazing! Bravo!

It looks amazing! Bravo!
Forum: Tire & Wheel 06-29-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,481
Posted By slowbutpretty
I love your two minis in your signature thingy,...

I love your two minis in your signature thingy, link to their The Garage page plox
Forum: The Garage 06-28-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,814
Posted By slowbutpretty
I am inspired... and I can't stop drooling.

I am inspired... and I can't stop drooling.
Forum: The Garage 06-27-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,814
Posted By slowbutpretty
Thanks for all the love! Let the MUtating...

Thanks for all the love! Let the MUtating begin!!!!!
Forum: Tire & Wheel 06-27-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,481
Posted By slowbutpretty
I opted to get some aluminum hub rings. With all...

I opted to get some aluminum hub rings. With all the mixed opinions out there, it was a $15 cost I could live with. Thanks for all the input. Hope we can all be friends.
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