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Old 04-21-2008, 11:36 PM
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Love the monochrome look of the front end....great shots too
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Old 04-21-2008, 11:45 PM
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Love the monochrome look of the front end....great shots too
+1 the joey mod looks great with all the body colored parts
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Old 04-23-2008, 01:13 PM
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Love the car! Especially the nose
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Old 04-23-2008, 01:57 PM
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Your car is begging for some nive wheels!!! besides that everything looks soooo clean!
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Old 05-04-2008, 04:50 PM
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just added some extra noise, fitted a milltek manifold but with a stock cat, sounds nice and raspy, but not too loud!

Also had a photoshoot with the photographer from modern mini magazine (a uk mini mag) earlier this week, should have a feature in the next few months
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Old 06-17-2008, 05:23 PM
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My front control arm rear bushes are dead, so decided to go down the polybush route and do it myself with the help of Mr Jon Morgan, Lucky I have access to a workshop with a 2 post lift and air tools, so we attempted it on saturday just gone,
the subframe dropped like a dream, but the 4 bolts that hold the sway bar to the sub frame wouldn't budge, even with a 3ft tube on the end of a spanner! so not to risk snapping a bolt we gave in ad put the car back together!
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Old 06-17-2008, 05:25 PM
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Well they did move..... Just not the bit we wanted.....
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Old 06-17-2008, 05:31 PM
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seen a sub frame for 20 on ebay, fancy a rerun with new subframe and new bolts?
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Old 07-04-2008, 06:49 PM
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Fitted the new bushes last weekend, what a difference!

Heres a few pictures...
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Heres my lightweight travel trolley jack
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Old 11-18-2008, 08:38 PM
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Since the subframe bushes were fitted I took the car for a quick 2000miles test run to the French alps and back on holiday... wicked roads and so many tunnels

scored a set of r56 front brake calipers off ebay, so along with a set a JCW drilled discs they were fitted along with some high performance brake fluid, so much more bite for little outlay (just means no 15" wheels on her)

I have also gone back to white mirror caps
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Old 11-18-2008, 08:40 PM
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nice! so how hard was it to drop the subframe?
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Old 11-18-2008, 08:50 PM
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the subframe is simple to drop just 8 or so bolts, 1/2" drive socket set and a big breaker bar is all you need, removing the subframe from the car is alittle more involved with the steering column and electrics to disconnect, think all in it took me 6 hours by myself to do the whole job,
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Old 11-18-2008, 09:43 PM
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Great looking car
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Old 11-22-2008, 06:14 AM
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Tight ride man!! How come you went back to white mirrors? Looks hella sweet no matter what!!
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Old 11-24-2008, 12:08 PM
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as always
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