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Forum: The Garage 02-07-2019, 03:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,354
Posted By xxTHIR13ENxx
Pfft.. Rookie numbers, y'all. ...

Pfft.. Rookie numbers, y'all.

https://i.ibb.co/TLjmwrH/IMG-0011.jpg

I know there are plenty of others out there with many more miles, but still very proud to be at the 200k+ club. Also, this is...
Forum: The Garage 01-29-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,354
Posted By xxTHIR13ENxx
That's really cool. I've come to understand...

That's really cool.

I've come to understand that the MINI is extremely reliable as long as you keep up with it. Obviously parts wear out and break, but as long as you're willing to replace/repair,...
Forum: The Garage 01-28-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,354
Posted By xxTHIR13ENxx
Had me at first, but it's km, yes? Still, keep...

Had me at first, but it's km, yes?
Still, keep it going, man!

Awesome.
Forum: The Garage 01-06-2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 16,886
Posted By xxTHIR13ENxx
:tu:

:tu:
Forum: The Garage 12-19-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 16,886
Posted By xxTHIR13ENxx
Inviting dad for a ride... ...

Inviting dad for a ride...

https://i.ibb.co/g3PTbV4/inviting-mini.jpg

Also getting some new (cheapo) tires this week.
Current ones have terrible flat-spots from sitting for too long.
Forum: The Garage 12-09-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 16,886
Posted By xxTHIR13ENxx
When you're sitting in an M6 and people still...

When you're sitting in an M6 and people still pass you by to thumbs up the MINI... :tu:

https://i.ibb.co/Q9C64TD/In-Traffic.jpg
Forum: The Lineup 10-22-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 735
Views: 80,328
Posted By xxTHIR13ENxx
Sending you positive [virtual] vibes, man. ...

Sending you positive [virtual] vibes, man.
Keep your head up... awesome build, for what it's worth.
Forum: The Garage 10-03-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 16,886
Posted By xxTHIR13ENxx
Appreciate the suggestion. My mechanic actually...

Appreciate the suggestion. My mechanic actually scored one for cheap.
We'll go that route and hopefully have the car back up and running in no time!
Forum: The Garage 09-29-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 16,886
Posted By xxTHIR13ENxx
Need new cylinder head. Anybody got a spare one...

Need new cylinder head.
Anybody got a spare one laying around? For super cheap?? lol..
Forum: The Garage 09-07-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 16,886
Posted By xxTHIR13ENxx
Aaaannd it's back at the shop. Apparently (for...

Aaaannd it's back at the shop.
Apparently (for sure) a blown head gasket. Going to determine if the head itself is still good in a few weeks.

Fix it. Drive it. Break it. Repeat.
Forum: The Garage 08-21-2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 70,911
Posted By xxTHIR13ENxx
Looks like a fun time! I'm due for another MINI...

Looks like a fun time! I'm due for another MINI meet... miss this.
Forum: The Garage 07-13-2018, 03:17 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 16,886
Posted By xxTHIR13ENxx
https://image.ibb.co/grudP8/Sweet_16.jpg

https://image.ibb.co/grudP8/Sweet_16.jpg
Forum: The Garage 07-01-2018, 03:01 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 16,886
Posted By xxTHIR13ENxx
IT'S BACK!!! ...

IT'S BACK!!!

https://image.ibb.co/nDKZpy/20180630_183110_HDR.jpg

https://image.ibb.co/n49dGd/20180630_183201_HDR.jpg

https://image.ibb.co/gjNb2J/20180630_183045.jpg

Perfect reverse-gift...
Forum: The Garage 06-13-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 16,886
Posted By xxTHIR13ENxx
After close to 5 years of hibernation, 13's...

After close to 5 years of hibernation, 13's getting ready for a comeback.
In the meantime, the new toy:

https://preview.ibb.co/ewEQ6S/20180218_163210_HDR.jpg
...
Forum: Introductions 04-14-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,411
Posted By xxTHIR13ENxx
Chiming in from a LOOONG time ago. Somewhat...

Chiming in from a LOOONG time ago.
Somewhat disappeared for a while, but hoping to get the MINI back up and running this year.
Forum: The Garage 07-14-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 16,886
Posted By xxTHIR13ENxx
So it's official... 13 is 13! Isn't running...

So it's official... 13 is 13!
Isn't running right now... must be puberty.

http://cache.cardtown.com/images/cards/backgrounds/static/builder/TK16.jpg
Forum: Tire & Wheel 06-27-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,281
Posted By xxTHIR13ENxx
So...... do we need hub rings or not? lol.

So...... do we need hub rings or not? lol.
Forum: Accelerating 04-08-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,393
Posted By xxTHIR13ENxx
I bought from them for my '02 R50 a few years...

I bought from them for my '02 R50 a few years back and they are really good.
Fast service and shipping, too.

The car is garaged for now, but I have driven it quite a bit after the install, and...
Forum: The Parts Bin 11-28-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,345
Posted By xxTHIR13ENxx
PM'd.

PM'd.
Forum: The Parts Bin 10-08-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 758
Posted By xxTHIR13ENxx
PM'd.

PM'd.
Forum: The Garage 07-13-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 16,886
Posted By xxTHIR13ENxx
13 turns 11... 213K miles now, but new...

13 turns 11... 213K miles now, but new transmission...
Let's see if I can get another 200K out of this one!

http://i118.photobucket.com/albums/o90/balloon-artistry/Birthday/b97880.jpg
Forum: Maintenance, Problems, and Repairs 03-22-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 649
Posted By xxTHIR13ENxx
Midlands record?

So after 209K miles, I'm stranded on the side of the road waiting for a tow... think the original 2002 transmission has finally given out..

Will find out more later today.

Drive safe, people......
Forum: Tire & Wheel 02-22-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,732
Posted By xxTHIR13ENxx
7.5 width with et 35 would be pretty close to...

7.5 width with et 35 would be pretty close to flush.

I'm running 17 x 7.5's all around, et.37 front and et.30 rear: (sorry car's dirty)...
...
Forum: Accelerating 12-18-2012, 11:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,268
Posted By xxTHIR13ENxx
I guess I should chime in on this one... At...

I guess I should chime in on this one...

At 100K miles (more or less), I upgraded to a ported & polished head and added a Shrick camshaft as well. Now I'm at 206K miles, and everything is still...
Forum: The Garage 07-13-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 16,886
Posted By xxTHIR13ENxx
Wasn't planned, but couldn't have been any...

Wasn't planned, but couldn't have been any better, right!?
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