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Old 05-02-2011, 01:21 AM
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looks amazing.

You should mount a driving light to each roof rack slat. That second pic gave the illusion that there were lights up there lol.
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Old 05-02-2011, 10:26 PM
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Thanks guys. Really appreciate it. Best part is they never rub. This weekend I really put the
mini through the paces and nothing, really happy I went with the falken 452s. First setup I've had that doesn't ever rub.

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Looks fantastic, was the joey mod hard to do on the halogens?
Yea, just as easy as any joey mod. Just do a good job taping sections off.

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Fantastic. I think a color keyed hood scoop would continue the clean flow of your car, btw.
Yea I have a lot I'd like color matched. You know how it is, the list is long and unfortunately its not on the top right now.
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Old 05-03-2011, 04:24 AM
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Whoa you dont rub? I'm either lower, my roads suck more or I just don't know how to drive....I've broken both of my front flares within the last month
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Old 05-03-2011, 04:28 AM
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Whoa you dont rub? I'm either lower, my roads suck more or I just don't know how to drive....I've broken both of my front flares within the last month
What tires? I can air all the way down up front and they hardly touch the arches. They certainly wouldn't break them.
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Old 05-03-2011, 04:36 AM
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Have camber? could be the difference as I have 2.25 degrees up front. Also I shaved the inside lip on my fenders years ago.
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Old 05-04-2011, 03:09 AM
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I've got my falken 512 in 205/40s, my rears rub over big bumps, and my fronts rub the liners occasionally,The rears the worst. I'm on stock rear lower arms and stock front mounts slammed in on there adjustment. Its prob from pulling in my friends steep ass driveway with drain tiles at the end and I must just suck at driving.
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Old 05-04-2011, 04:01 AM
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very tasteful. Good work.
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Old 06-19-2011, 12:51 AM
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The shifter cover I made a few year back was starting to show some serious wear. So it was time for an updated version.

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Old was made of chipboard covered in felt. New is an MDF plug I made.
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Old 06-19-2011, 03:12 AM
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that's awesome work
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Old 06-20-2011, 12:04 AM
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that's incredible that you can make something look so OEM. nice! :thumbsup:
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Old 08-08-2011, 07:44 PM
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after almost 60k it was finally time for the mini to get some new rotors. Not really a great selection available but I'm pretty happy with these SP Performance slotted ones. Still bedding them in so I haven't gotten to play yet. Also repainted my calipers and went with some ebc red stuffs.

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Old 09-01-2011, 09:28 PM
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OH NO!!! Why is this car on my tree?

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For some weird reason during a pretty mild thunderstorm last night a tree blew over onto the mini.

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Damage was pretty minimal. The roof rack seems to have protected it somewhat. Still gonna be in for a new roof I'd bet though.

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Trying to decide if I should use the opportunity to do something new with the roof. Colormatch is for example. Up for ideas if anyones got them.
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Old 09-01-2011, 09:40 PM
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Shave the antenna atleast. I kinda like the black on your car, but silver would look good too.

Thank god for the roof rack...seems like it probably helped a good bit transfering the load to support locations rather than the flimsy roof panel.
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Old 09-01-2011, 10:34 PM
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Damn! That sucks man. I agree... shaved antenna. I love silver roofs on MINI's.
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Old 09-02-2011, 04:16 AM
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ouch sucks man! My shop door's always open if you need anything
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