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Forum: The Exhibit Hall 11-04-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,278
Posted By Crashton
Cracking good photo....

Cracking good photo....
Forum: The Paddocks 01-28-2010, 01:58 AM
Replies: 1,198
Views: 123,365
Posted By Crashton
Narrow escape for sure! :D

Narrow escape for sure! :D
Forum: The Paddocks 12-24-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 2,534
Views: 280,811
Posted By Crashton
Talking Rally that Mini runs the exact opposite...

Rally that Mini runs the exact opposite suspension setup as you do. ;) Great photo. :tu:
Forum: Maintenance, Problems, and Repairs 07-31-2009, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 702
Posted By Crashton
NHTSA has investigated this issue & has chosen...

NHTSA has investigated this issue & has chosen not to require a recall. Apparently losing ones power steering isn't a safety issue. Our government at work.... :rolleyes:

Even so anyone who suffers...
Forum: Checkered Flag 07-28-2009, 10:01 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 31,976
Posted By Crashton
Thanks for the good news. I'm very glad to hear...

Thanks for the good news. I'm very glad to hear that.
Forum: Checkered Flag 07-27-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 31,976
Posted By Crashton
:disbelief :disbelief :disbelief

:disbelief :disbelief :disbelief
Forum: Maintenance, Problems, and Repairs 07-26-2009, 11:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 676
Posted By Crashton
Thumbs up I learned that one through personal experience....

I learned that one through personal experience. Happened to me once. Glad it was an easy fix for you.
Forum: Accelerating 07-26-2009, 11:26 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,698
Posted By Crashton
At first it decreased my mileage a bit. That's...

At first it decreased my mileage a bit. That's because I was pushing on the loud peddle a lot. After it was on for a while my mileage has gone back up. I'm getting 26 in town & 30 on the highway. As...
Forum: Maintenance, Problems, and Repairs 07-26-2009, 06:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 676
Posted By Crashton
Make sure the brake pads are put in there...

Make sure the brake pads are put in there correctly. It is possible to install the rear inboard pad incorrectly. What you are describing is that exact symptom of that. NAM has a very good how to on...
Forum: Gravel & Snow 07-26-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,076
Posted By Crashton
Thumbs up Great video thanks for the link. I like Climb...

Great video thanks for the link. I like Climb Dance better, but both are winners...
Forum: Accelerating 07-26-2009, 05:41 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,698
Posted By Crashton
Thumbs up Pulley FTW....

Biggest bang for the buck mod out there!!! You WILL feel the added power, no dyno needed to see the improvement. I bought my 15% pulley from Outmotoring.... :tu:
Forum: Checkered Flag 07-26-2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 31,976
Posted By Crashton
Unhappy I pray Massa will be all right. If that spring...

I pray Massa will be all right. If that spring had hit at just a bit different angle he'd have been gone.

My thought is that he was full throttle at impact. An injury to the left side of his...
Forum: Motoring Events 06-30-2009, 02:56 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,701
Posted By Crashton
Talking Vintage spectator

Well you just have to love those folks who go on a parade lap & get all stupid. Seems to happen every year. :confused:

Nice seeing you Friday Rally. :tu:

Here are a few shots from Friday &...
Forum: Safety & Race Preparation 06-19-2009, 05:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,762
Posted By Crashton
I have an aluminum one that I bought from Moose...

I have an aluminum one that I bought from Moose motors. It is plenty strong enough for it's given use on a MINI. IIRC it was made by Cobalt. It has holes in it & one of them even lines up nicely with...
Forum: Motoring Events 06-09-2009, 11:35 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,701
Posted By Crashton
Thumbs up I've been there every year for as long as they've...

I've been there every year for as long as they've held it. I'll be there again I'm sure. Mini is the honored marque this year. 50 years of oil spills. :laff:
Forum: Accelerating 06-06-2009, 01:04 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,515
Posted By Crashton
You are correct, but I'm guessing there was just...

You are correct, but I'm guessing there was just a wee bit more R&D that went into the design & programming of that item on the R56. They had to make it bullet proof to use on their production cars...
Forum: Accelerating 06-06-2009, 12:54 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,515
Posted By Crashton
I agree with you completely, but this is the sad...

I agree with you completely, but this is the sad state of affairs in the world we now live in. Everything is out sourced from the cloths we wear to the computers we read this stuff on. Heck even the...
Forum: Accelerating 06-06-2009, 12:45 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,515
Posted By Crashton
Question Is it possible that your MINI being an auto has...

Is it possible that your MINI being an auto has you notice the difference more than a person with a 5 or 6 speed MINI? Automatics have an inherent lag due to their fluid coupling of the torque...
Forum: Cornering 03-29-2009, 09:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,674
Posted By Crashton
Keep in mind once you align your MINI if you add...

Keep in mind once you align your MINI if you add more camber later you will also be adding toe in. Not the hot setup for mountain driving. Or any other for that matter.
Forum: The Paddocks 03-17-2009, 01:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,653
Posted By Crashton
Thank you for the heads up!

Thank you for the heads up!
Forum: OTLounge 12-20-2008, 06:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,026
Posted By Crashton
Talking smugmug FTW

Make that 3 votes for smugmug. Cheap & way easy to use, even for an old fart like me.
Forum: Braking 10-02-2008, 02:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,565
Posted By Crashton
I think Pobsey is on the right track here. FWIW I...

I think Pobsey is on the right track here. FWIW I don't think the abs sensors have anything to do with the speedometer in a MINI.
Forum: Braking 09-30-2008, 01:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,565
Posted By Crashton
Talking You'll have fun driving your car. You control the...

You'll have fun driving your car. You control the braking, not some damn nanny. :tu: Better practice your threshold braking. ;)
Forum: The Lineup 09-28-2008, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4,158
Views: 438,807
Posted By Crashton
Thumbs up + 1 That would be what I'd do in such a situation.

+ 1 That would be what I'd do in such a situation.
Forum: Safety & Race Preparation 09-08-2008, 12:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,329
Posted By Crashton
Is the LSD a clutch type or a gear type like a...

Is the LSD a clutch type or a gear type like a Torsen? Torsen doesn't care what gear oil you run. A clutch type might need a special oil with a friction modifier.
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