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Old 01-08-2016, 04:58 PM
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I can't wait to see it on the ground with the golf cart tires haha. I wish someone made a "proper" tire in slightly smaller outer diameters like that.
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Old 01-08-2016, 05:08 PM
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What tire specs are you looking for? Are you wanting a smaller aspect and the same tread width?
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Old 01-08-2016, 05:28 PM
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What tire specs are you looking for? Are you wanting a smaller aspect and the same tread width?
Yeah. I know they don't exist (outside of slicks)...but a guy can wish. Something like a 165/65/10 or 165/60/10 would be rad.
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Old 01-08-2016, 05:38 PM
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Yeah. There are a bunch of older aspects that I would love to see come back on new tread and compounds. The only thing really keeping the current performance options alive (in my opinion) is the very small race scene that has survived. I'll be using the 167/70 032r's when I get my 3 piece wheels.

Hope to have pictures this weekend of it on the ground. Gonna have a funky rake with no engine in it though. Lol
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Old 01-11-2016, 04:05 AM
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I decided that I don't like the look.. I'm gonna run these for a while when the car is all finished up. I think they really fill out the fenders perfectly.

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Just kidding. I'm only using the white trailer wheels so that I can fit the car inside an enclosed trailer. These wheels and tires put the car at exactly 4ft. 11in. The trailer opening is 5ft. 1in. The black wheels make the car 5ft. 2in. haha.

Anyway, those white wheels will come off in a week and I'll be back on the black wheels. After that, The real deal wheels will be purchased. But until then, Lets all enjoy looking at Tink on the ground on her own feet for the first time in about a year. I forgot how freaking low this thing is and it's not even lowered yet. haha

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Scary amounts of wheel gap. I need to get an engine in this thing.

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See... It barely comes up to my armpits. haha

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Off to Ohio next week.
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Old 01-17-2016, 10:38 AM
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Good luck with the move, I hope it goes smooth. And I really hope it doesnt slow the build down too much.
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Woo Woo. Let me know when you get in man. Hopefully we can meet up at some point this year!!!.

Car is looking great. I hope to show you progress of my clubman this year too
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OK, Ok, ok...... I've been really sucking at keeping this all up to date. Hell, I've even been called out by my own brothers for not making enough progress on the mini.

I'm writing this on my laptop in an undisclosed airport at an undisclosed location because that's my freaking life for the last 2 years. I've probably been out of town more than I've been in town. Is that an excuse? No... not at all. I'm just using it like it is one. So here's the deal. I'm going to CREATE a paradigm shift in my life because I need something to happen. I REALLY want the mini to be running by May, so I need to inject change. That's gonna be expensive and time consuming, but here's the few things I'm committed to doing and I hope you guys will enjoy it as a byproduct.

1) I need to just be a man and do stuff. Get off my ass and get in the garage. Cold weather isn't an excuse. I can crank up the garage heater and down some Red Bull.

2) I'm gonna stop waiting on parts to complete one piece before moving onto the next. I can do interior while I wait for engine parts. I can do electrical when things are held up elsewhere. Not too much at once, but not a linear approach. It's clearly not working.

3) I'm gonna document my progress. Right now I'm creating a YouTube account for my adventures. It's not gonna be your high energy, in your face, douchy/click-bait VLOG. I'm going more for how-to and creative automotive work. How things are done, how the restoration is going, and what I'm working on next. A lot of you guys were interested in the little projects I did on Tink before the restoration started, so I figured you might watch some of the simple things I do to get her rebuilt. Bonus is that there's gonna be another car in the stable next year and that will get some airtime as well... if you're interested in American cars as well.

So if you're interested in a video version of the build (Not quite Project Binky... be forewarned), and you get to sort of get to know me and my personality in the meantime, go to my YouTube channel and subscribe and hit the little bell icon so you're notified when there are updates. There aren't any videos on there just yet, but it'll help me gauge interest. First video next week and I'm gonna try to do one a week to help me stay accountable to viewers and the build.

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Any suggestions or tips are always welcome from my friends here at Restoration Mini.

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I'm in , good luck and God speed
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Glad to see that you are starting back up on this. I subscribed
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