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Old 10-03-2007, 09:09 AM
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This weekend, on Sunday, is Oktoberfest. Let me try and see if I can find the thread on NAM as well...
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When is this Octoberfest thingy? Bear Mt. eh? I hope it isn't a TON of cars going...so hard to drive with a big pack...
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Old 10-03-2007, 06:50 PM
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Hmmm...about 12 cars going eh?

Let me say............maybe...
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More like 16 cars.. if you wanna come, then great.. no disrespect and no offense, but "maybe" should be turned into either a "yes" or a "no." Maybe leaves too much to the imagination. it's going to be a great time and news about the new MINY Club is getting underway.. that will be the new NY Area MINI Club..

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Let me say............maybe...
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Old 10-23-2007, 04:36 PM
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Lowered the car a little more today. Now there is practically no wheel gap in the back, turned the dampners in the back to full stiff. About half an inch gap in the front, 12 clicks from full soft. BC Racing Coilovers...

Now I just need to set the camber on all 4 corners...

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Old 10-23-2007, 04:49 PM
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dude, im really diggin your mini. ireally want 16's so bad. Stupid bbk. haha
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Those are 15's.

I think 16's would fill out the wheel well a little better. Thats why I kinda want to get a tire with a bigger sidewall...205/55/15.

I am planning on going with a flat black paint scheme. The MINI will be up for the winter so it will be the perfect time to do it. When that happens, new Drag DR-16(RED), and then I am going to see what the 205/55/15's will look like....
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very nice setup Looks great
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Those 15's really look good on your MINI. It's got a good stance. I've run a 205/55-15 in the past (and currently) and it's a good size tire.
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Old 10-24-2007, 07:02 PM
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Thanks, and thanks for the pics of the 205/55/15's.

I may have to fiddle with the rear dampners some more. I like the ride height, but having the dampners on full stiff makes for a very bumpy ride...
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Lowered the car a little more today. Now there is practically no wheel gap in the back, turned the dampners in the back to full stiff. About half an inch gap in the front, 12 clicks from full soft. BC Racing Coilovers...

Now I just need to set the camber on all 4 corners...

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Awesome stance! I wish I could get that low.
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Sometimes I feel like its too low. I always find myself with my eyes glued to the pavement watching for the slightest bump or pothole...the price you pay for style I guess...
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Sometimes I feel like its too low. I always find myself with my eyes glued to the pavement watching for the slightest bump or pothole...the price you pay for style I guess...
Welcome to the club haha After nailing a bunch of things on the freeway I've thought about raising my car up....but it looks too damn good.
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I hear that! I have bent a few rims, and used to scrape CONSTANTLY. Since I trimmed that little lip thingy, no scraping.

I heard the rear rub just a tad today on my ride home on the highway..time to investigate. I used to rub almost everyday when I had the 215/45/17 on there, but like I said, it BARELY rubbed today..
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Just to let you know, Ace, your car looks HOT..
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Old 10-25-2007, 03:54 PM
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I hear that! I have bent a few rims

One reason why I am debating on keeping the S-heavies. Memphis roads suck balls. Though I am not as low as you with coilovers, it still hurts when I hit a hard bump.
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