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Old 07-16-2009, 02:22 AM
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Well today i decided to take a corner while traction was off so my back can fly out. However when i did that my back did not really fly out that much instead my car was vibrating in the back. I attempted that one more time and it did the same thing.


Any ideas what is wrong if its even a problem??
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Old 07-16-2009, 02:29 AM
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Not enough data to work with for me. A video would be nice. Perhaps the tires are just skipping and grabbing? Try it with a little parking brake action and see if you can wrap that puppy up on a telephone pole. j/k

The MINI will do everything it can not to let the rear end go even with DSC off. It was built to stay on its feet. JMO.
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Old 07-16-2009, 02:32 AM
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Oh alright i just got shook up a bit because i thought i broke my car lol.... It was more kind of like skipping i just could'nt find the word i was looking for.
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Old 07-16-2009, 04:21 PM
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Sounds like the rears were just skipping instead of sliding. The Mini will understeer pretty hard most of the time cuz of the front wheel drive.

Easy way to get the rear to come out:

1. Install thicker rear sway bar on hardest setting.
2. Set the car in a turn.
3. Lift.
4. Crash.
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Old 07-16-2009, 09:33 PM
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Yank the emergency brake. You'll probs go right into a curb or something, but your back will REALLY fly out.

Just kidding. DON'T do that. MINI is a front wheel drive car, so it's really hard to "drift" in it. Enjoy your crazy cornering skizzles instead.
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Old 07-16-2009, 09:45 PM
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MINIs have traction control? no way


I always thought the driver drove the car... silly me!
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Old 07-16-2009, 10:16 PM
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maybe you need some pointers from this guy...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ckdd...layer_embedded
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Old 07-17-2009, 03:04 AM
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MINIs have traction control? no way


I always thought the driver drove the car... silly me!
Lol... My 2003 didn't come with TCS or STM or anything like that. Just ABS and that's it. And that's how I like it.
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