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Forum: Maintenance, Problems, and Repairs 12-23-2016, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 803
Posted By oreo
Well I lucked out. While loading up the other...

Well I lucked out. While loading up the other car for our road trip, I noticed that the seam between the hood and the front bumper on the Mini looked off. So I popped the hood and re-slammed it,...
Forum: Maintenance, Problems, and Repairs 12-23-2016, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 803
Posted By oreo
Ugh! That sounds like it'll be hard to find.

Ugh! That sounds like it'll be hard to find.
Forum: Maintenance, Problems, and Repairs 12-23-2016, 02:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 803
Posted By oreo
Rear boot warning light

So, my R53 has started doing something weird. Driving it home tonight, the boot warning light was flashing and it kept beeping at me. I assumed that the body shop forgot to hook something back up,...
Forum: The Paddocks 12-22-2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,744
Posted By oreo
Well, the shop called. My car is fixed and ready...

Well, the shop called. My car is fixed and ready to pick up (yay!)

The tech decided to take the other tail light out, and sure enough, rust was starting in there too. He cleaned up up, primed...
Forum: The Paddocks 12-20-2016, 10:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,744
Posted By oreo
Yeah it's more than a little annoying. Especially...

Yeah it's more than a little annoying. Especially since (according to the body shop) the repair wasn't done all that well, thus the rust issue.
Forum: The Paddocks 12-19-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,744
Posted By oreo
Just phoned the dealer. It's been so long since...

Just phoned the dealer. It's been so long since the car's been there that it's been purged from their system.

But he said that nothing showed up on Mini's warranty system. He also said that had...
Forum: The Paddocks 12-18-2016, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,744
Posted By oreo
I thought about it being damaged before I got it,...

I thought about it being damaged before I got it, but it the fix would have had been very speedy, because you get to track it using your VIN after you order it, and It seemed like it was never in one...
Forum: The Paddocks 12-16-2016, 12:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,744
Posted By oreo
Just found out that my Mini got wrecked. And repaired.

I bought my Mini new. In fact, I ordered it, then waited for it to arrive. It's never, ever been in a wreck of any kind. At least not one that I know about.

Last fall I was washing my car. I...
Forum: Maintenance, Problems, and Repairs 10-29-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,130
Posted By oreo
:tu:

:tu:
Forum: Maintenance, Problems, and Repairs 10-26-2016, 12:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,130
Posted By oreo
That's awesome info, thanks! I was going to...

That's awesome info, thanks! I was going to replace the Mini with a new car next year, but after the TDI debacle, we're back into another car payment, and we can't really carry two right now, so I...
Forum: OTLounge 10-25-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7,486
Views: 734,052
Posted By oreo
Speedplay Zeros. It's one of the reasons I got...

Speedplay Zeros. It's one of the reasons I got the NWs. The Speedplay adapter goes inside the shoe rather than outside, so 1) only one set of bolts, and 2) way more fore-aft adjustment than the 3...
Forum: Maintenance, Problems, and Repairs 10-25-2016, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,130
Posted By oreo
Supercharger oil change?

So I've read that I need to do a supercharger oil change in my R53 at 100k miles, and that it basically involves the disassembly of the entire nose of the car.

I've also read that there's no...
Forum: OTLounge 10-20-2016, 11:49 PM
Replies: 7,486
Views: 734,052
Posted By oreo
https://scontent-iad3-1.cdninstagram.com/t51.2885-...

https://scontent-iad3-1.cdninstagram.com/t51.2885-15/e35/14730700_1804405136484631_7838432696656199680_n.jpg
Forum: The Garage 09-18-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,457
Posted By oreo
This car seems slightly modified from original. :P

This car seems slightly modified from original. :P
Forum: OTLounge 09-17-2016, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7,486
Views: 734,052
Posted By oreo
Nice! Ours is for the wife, to replace the Jetta...

Nice! Ours is for the wife, to replace the Jetta Sportwagen. My Mini might become a WRX before too long, unless I decide I really like the Focus ST a lot.
Forum: OTLounge 09-12-2016, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7,486
Views: 734,052
Posted By oreo
https://scontent-iad3-1.cdninstagram.com/t51.2885-...

https://scontent-iad3-1.cdninstagram.com/t51.2885-15/e35/14276568_1800289633587375_739337038_n.jpg
Forum: OTLounge 03-27-2016, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7,486
Views: 734,052
Posted By oreo
Better pics coming soon, but... ...

Better pics coming soon, but...

https://scontent-iad3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpf1/v/t1.0-9/12799412_1133204050031669_1642839508024165739_n.jpg?oh=260d538e95606f9c16abceec791043a5&oe=578A1855
...
Forum: The Exhibit Hall 03-16-2016, 02:40 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 78,286
Posted By oreo
I'd never bollox up your fine thread with my...

I'd never bollox up your fine thread with my second-rate photography :p
Forum: The Exhibit Hall 03-13-2016, 03:57 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 78,286
Posted By oreo
I finally pulled the trigger on a new MTB. Trek...

I finally pulled the trigger on a new MTB. Trek Top Fuel 8 (29'er). I test rode three bikes (29XC, 29 Trail, 27.5 Trail) and liked the 29XC the best. It'll be here and built up by this Friday. ...
Forum: OTLounge 12-11-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7,486
Views: 734,052
Posted By oreo
I had to do surgery on mine to get them to stay...

I had to do surgery on mine to get them to stay lit in Linux after toggling the KVM switch (the keyboard, mouse, and monitor are shared by a Win7 machine) but now they stay lit even when the machines...
Forum: OTLounge 12-11-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12,103
Views: 1,041,831
Posted By oreo
Thanks! Her head was too big to fit through the...

Thanks! Her head was too big to fit through the door until Thanksgiving.
Forum: OTLounge 12-08-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 7,486
Views: 734,052
Posted By oreo
Picked up a glowy keyboard/mouse combo for my...

Picked up a glowy keyboard/mouse combo for my PC(s).
...
Forum: OTLounge 12-07-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 12,103
Views: 1,041,831
Posted By oreo
My wife and I had our 10th anniversary in...

My wife and I had our 10th anniversary in October. We went to Banff and Jasper, both in Alberta Canada. A couple of pics:

http://cydewaze.org/gallery/jasper_151010-293.jpg
...
Forum: The Exhibit Hall 09-16-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 860
Views: 78,286
Posted By oreo
Stop making it feel like autumn!

Stop making it feel like autumn!
Forum: OTLounge 09-08-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 7,486
Views: 734,052
Posted By oreo
Nice!

Nice!
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