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Forum: The Garage 10-08-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,715
Posted By famguy
Wheels mounted. I also raised the car 1". ...

Wheels mounted. I also raised the car 1".

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c179/SpeedIsEverything/Mini%20Ccoper%20S/MiniCooperSATS_zpsd76360e3.jpg...
Forum: The Garage 09-26-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,715
Posted By famguy
Haha I will. At least for a while, I think. ...

Haha I will. At least for a while, I think.
I've received those axles but still haven't gotten around to mount them.

Porsche strosek wheels are laying around in my garage. I'm selling them :)
...
Forum: The Garage 09-21-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,700
Posted By famguy
Kul Mini! Hvordan monteres GP vingen? :)...

Kul Mini!
Hvordan monteres GP vingen? :) Vurderer den jeg også, men ikke hvis det må borres nye hull etc.
Forum: The Garage 09-21-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,715
Posted By famguy
Change in plans. I've decided to keep the mini...

Change in plans. I've decided to keep the mini for while and also decided to go another route regarding looks and function :)
I've therefore bought a set of 18x7" ET41 ATS Motorsport wheels which...
Forum: The Garage 09-07-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,715
Posted By famguy
So I've decided to sell the car after owning it...

So I've decided to sell the car after owning it for a half year or so. It was a good run, but I want something else with more power and rwd/awd.
....
Forum: The Garage 09-07-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 53,624
Posted By famguy
Good choice! I'm selling my MCS too, and for...

Good choice! I'm selling my MCS too, and for replacement I'm also considering a STi among a few other cars.
Forum: Tire & Wheel 06-23-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,776
Posted By famguy
^^Thanks both of you guys! You may have to...

^^Thanks both of you guys!

You may have to use spacers regarding inner clearence, but that depends on hight, type of coilovers and tyrestretch :) Either way it will be tight on both sides haha
...
Forum: Maintenance, Problems, and Repairs 06-20-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,688
Posted By famguy
I've just ordered a pair of 2.9 axles from...

I've just ordered a pair of 2.9 axles from driveshaftshop.com
Hope that'll do.

http://www.driveshaftshop.com/mini-2001-2006-cooper-s-475hp-level-2-axles
Forum: Tire & Wheel 06-20-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,776
Posted By famguy
Yup. It will poke. This is mine with 17x8...

Yup. It will poke.

This is mine with 17x8 ET30 front

http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c179/SpeedIsEverything/Mini%20Ccoper%20S/GSatlanterhavsveien_zps194033bd.jpg...
Forum: Tire & Wheel 06-18-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 97,656
Posted By famguy
Rear, no problem. Inside of the plastic fender...

Rear, no problem. Inside of the plastic fender just need some cutting, and if you're gonna run original camber you should go with either 205/40 or 215/35.
I'm running 17x9 ET30 with 215/40s.
...
Forum: Tire & Wheel 06-18-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 50,393
Posted By famguy
I'm currently running 17x8 +30 front & 17x9 +30...

I'm currently running 17x8 +30 front & 17x9 +30 rear with only trimmed plastic fenders. Haven't done any camber adjustments at all, so if you're planning on 17x9 +25 square you have to at least run...
Forum: The Garage 06-18-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 53,624
Posted By famguy
To be honest with you I got bored with that color...

To be honest with you I got bored with that color after two weeks, so the next time I'm painting I'll also do a basic color (silver or white).

Now go and do some work! I wanna see how this turns...
Forum: The Garage 06-16-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 53,624
Posted By famguy
I'm considering moving these over to my Mini,...

I'm considering moving these over to my Mini, just so you know :) I don't care if you do paint them dark red at all, I just wanted to let you know for your own sake :)
Btw I love what you've done to...
Forum: The Garage 06-11-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,715
Posted By famguy
I need new front axles on both sides, and since...

I need new front axles on both sides, and since I'm lowered I'm considering buying these: http://www.driveshaftshop.com/mini-2001-2006-cooper-s-475hp-level-2-axles

Is it worth it?


Haha I...
Forum: The Garage 06-05-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,715
Posted By famguy
Thanks! I've just lowered it a bit more now....

Thanks! I've just lowered it a bit more now. Still very driveable.
Forum: The Garage 05-29-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,715
Posted By famguy
Only coilovers. I thought I would need rear...

Only coilovers. I thought I would need rear camber arms, but I didn't. I just trimmed away some plastic on the inside and it was all good.
Speedbumps are no problem at all. The only thing that...
Forum: The Garage 05-25-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,715
Posted By famguy
No more plans atm, but who knows. I bought this...

No more plans atm, but who knows. I bought this car because I'm going back to school for a while, so I needed something that was cheap but still a bit fun to drive.

My e30 is in need of a little...
Forum: The Garage 05-25-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,715
Posted By famguy
Well thank you, gentlemen! :)

Well thank you, gentlemen! :)
Forum: The Garage 05-21-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,715
Posted By famguy
Update in the 1st post. Sorry for the crappy...

Update in the 1st post. Sorry for the crappy iphone pics. Better to come.

Not satisfied with the hight up front. I may need to go a little lower.
Forum: Maintenance, Problems, and Repairs 05-21-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,688
Posted By famguy
Yup, we'll see how it goes. If that's the case I...

Yup, we'll see how it goes. If that's the case I can live with that.
Forum: The Garage 05-21-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,715
Posted By famguy
So the most important things that has been done...

So the most important things that has been done imo is milltek catback, ap coilovers and a set of 17x8 & 17x9 with 20mm adapters, wrapped in 195/40s & 215/40s.
I'm quite happy with the looks and how...
Forum: Maintenance, Problems, and Repairs 05-20-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,688
Posted By famguy
Stupid minis. I've just lowered mine, and the...

Stupid minis. I've just lowered mine, and the vibration came directly after putting it closer to the ground.
If I have to change axles 4 times a year, I'm not playing.
Forum: Maintenance, Problems, and Repairs 05-20-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,688
Posted By famguy
Is this worth the money? Also where do you...

Is this worth the money?

Also where do you guys buy OEM axles from? Ebay?
Forum: The Garage 02-13-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 417
Views: 53,624
Posted By famguy
Sick mini. Everything looks so right. Also...

Sick mini. Everything looks so right.

Also I'm wondering where you bought those black side vents? Or did you paint them yourself?
Forum: The Garage 02-02-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,715
Posted By famguy
Thanks! Btw will these fit without any error...

Thanks!

Btw will these fit without any error codes popping up in the display?
http://www.ebay.com/itm/300970967428?_trksid=p2055120.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

And is there...
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