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:sad: about the tow, glad it worked out though.

But :fuckyeah: on the t00n :stig: :burnout:
Now I only need to stop making excuses and join you for :stig:
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We can :stig: all up and down the East Flyover.

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Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:31 am
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:hue:

Maybe if Max would realize that not all tunas cause DANGER TO MANIFOLD!!1 he’d have me pretty beat.
91 Cali pisswater vs 93 e-free NC muscle milk :doe:
If he wasn't an orthodox :scrooge: he could run 100 like I do, or a mix of 100 and 91 to get 93/94.

It's not cheap, but you need to do what you need to do to feed the need for PSI and timing advance.
I'm on my last bag of peas.

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Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:54 pm

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Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:53 pm
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91 Cali pisswater vs 93 e-free NC muscle milk :doe:
If he wasn't an orthodox :scrooge: he could run 100 like I do, or a mix of 100 and 91 to get 93/94.

It's not cheap, but you need to do what you need to do to feed the need for PSI and timing advance.
I would do dumb things if I had access to that stuff at the pump.

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Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:53 pm
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91 Cali pisswater vs 93 e-free NC muscle milk :doe:
If he wasn't an orthodox :scrooge: he could run 100 like I do, or a mix of 100 and 91 to get 93/94.

It's not cheap, but you need to do what you need to do to feed the need for PSI and timing advance.
I don’t think that :unicorn: gas station selling 100 is near me.. and with my lovely 270 mile range ... I’d like to stick to my donkey piss fuel. Also I don’t mind the power at all Im the mini... it’s more than enough to move it around. I’d probably want to downsize the wheels and put mpss on it as a mod

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Are you taking it to the :dillerman: injectors/coils/plugs should be DIY on this thing no?
A shop that specializes in European cars. Mostly VAG but they do a lot of BMWs and occasional Mini too.

Looked up price of injectors on ECS and they have a Bosch one for like $70, and a genuine Mini for $330.
With :dillerman: tax that’s probably around $400, and closer to $1000 in total with $150/h and fuel line that should also be replaced when pulling the rail.

I would do plugs and coils if the car was at home but I can’t fuck around and troubleshoot in the parking lot at work when I have no other car.
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Injectors not really a DIY thing, buried under the intake manifold.
Found a guide and didn’t seem too difficult but definitely not something I’d attempt in a parking lot 30 min from home.

Shop called and said a coil is bad so told them to replace all so injectors should be fine.
Having done some research, it’s quite rare to have injectors go bad, but who knows.


On an unrelated but I’ve been asking about tunes a while ago and turns out this shop can tune it too.
Beats having to ship the ECU to some fraud on the Mini forums for $800..

Will fit my colder plugs and FMIC before I leave it to them so hopefully it’ll be done sometime next month.

Time for a :bread: I think..
You getting it back today?

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Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:01 pm
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If he wasn't an orthodox :scrooge: he could run 100 like I do, or a mix of 100 and 91 to get 93/94.

It's not cheap, but you need to do what you need to do to feed the need for PSI and timing advance.
I don’t think that :unicorn: gas station selling 100 is near me.. and with my lovely 270 mile range ... I’d like to stick to my donkey piss fuel. Also I don’t mind the power at all Im the mini... it’s more than enough to move it around. I’d probably want to downsize the wheels and put mpss on it as a mod
The one in Sonol is the closest to you that I know of. There are more and more, but nobody seems to advertise them. I'm lucky and have a station within a mile of my house. Before that I would get it in Sonol on my commute since I drive right by it on 680 (you can see it from the freeway).
I'm on my last bag of peas.

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91 Cali pisswater vs 93 e-free NC muscle milk :doe:
orthodox :scrooge:
:lolgasm:
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#justflyoverstatethings
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Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:37 pm

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Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:01 pm
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If he wasn't an orthodox :scrooge: he could run 100 like I do, or a mix of 100 and 91 to get 93/94.

It's not cheap, but you need to do what you need to do to feed the need for PSI and timing advance.
I don’t think that :unicorn: gas station selling 100 is near me.. and with my lovely 270 mile range ... I’d like to stick to my donkey piss fuel. Also I don’t mind the power at all Im the mini... it’s more than enough to move it around. I’d probably want to downsize the wheels and put mpss on it as a mod
:doit:

Surely there are a lot of tunas for 91, because CA.

Got a text this morning that it’s ready so will pick it up after work.

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Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:14 pm

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CorvetteWaxer wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:53 pm
If he wasn't an orthodox :scrooge: he could run 100 like I do, or a mix of 100 and 91 to get 93/94.

It's not cheap, but you need to do what you need to do to feed the need for PSI and timing advance.
I don’t think that :unicorn: gas station selling 100 is near me.. and with my lovely 270 mile range ... I’d like to stick to my donkey piss fuel. Also I don’t mind the power at all Im the mini... it’s more than enough to move it around. I’d probably want to downsize the wheels and put mpss on it as a mod
Wait. Weren't you complaining about the lack of one wheeler peelers in the mini? PSS wouldn't help in that department.

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Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:18 pm

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max225 wrote:
I don’t think that :unicorn: gas station selling 100 is near me.. and with my lovely 270 mile range ... I’d like to stick to my donkey piss fuel. Also I don’t mind the power at all Im the mini... it’s more than enough to move it around. I’d probably want to downsize the wheels and put mpss on it as a mod
Wait. Weren't you complaining about the lack of one wheeler peelers in the mini? PSS wouldn't help in that department.

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I can't do a full blown burn out without wheel hop and feeling like my dash is going to slap me in the face. :lol: But there is enough power there... its just how it's put down. The :205:s could be a bit wider. It still handles way better than my 335i and close to the fun of the M3, while it doesn't have the downright G forces. It slots right in between the two.

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Mon Feb 24, 2020 1:14 pm

Swedish Chef wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:37 pm
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I don’t think that :unicorn: gas station selling 100 is near me.. and with my lovely 270 mile range ... I’d like to stick to my donkey piss fuel. Also I don’t mind the power at all Im the mini... it’s more than enough to move it around. I’d probably want to downsize the wheels and put mpss on it as a mod
:doit:

Surely there are a lot of tunas for 91, because CA.

Got a text this morning that it’s ready so will pick it up after work.
What exactly was the issue with your car anyway?
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Zillon wrote:
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:doit:

Surely there are a lot of tunas for 91, because CA.

Got a text this morning that it’s ready so will pick it up after work.
What exactly was the issue with your car anyway?
This was way back.. ? I thought it popped a coil.

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Tue Feb 25, 2020 1:32 pm

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What exactly was the issue with your car anyway?
This was way back.. ? I thought it popped a coil.
:dat:

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This was way back.. ? I thought it popped a coil.
:dat:
Ah good. Simple fix.
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Sup MINI fam. :hai:
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Sup MINI fam. :hai:
Sup, not that you wanna hear from me more...

Waiting on my tires... :corona: is not helping... :not sure: if I can actually get them in a reasonable amount of time.

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Sup MINI fam. :hai:
Oh my. :wub:

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Sup MINI fam. :hai:
Sup, not that you wanna hear from me more...

Waiting on my tires... :corona: is not helping... :not sure: if I can actually get them in a reasonable amount of time.
You ever get your sub- :225: rubber?
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Sup, not that you wanna hear from me more...

Waiting on my tires... :corona: is not helping... :not sure: if I can actually get them in a reasonable amount of time.
You ever get your sub- :225: rubber?
:215: 's are supposed to arrive today.

BTW get this.. ECS Tuning replied to my thread on NAM, and mentioned that the 17x7.5 1.2's +45mm DO NOT FIT WITHOUT SPACERS... :wtf: yet they are advertising that they do... perhaps whoever is posting on NAM doesn't know wtf they are doing, either way it goes to show the amount of DISINFORMATION, and how hard it has been to find a decent set of wheels and why I gave up on doing so.

I went 215/40/18 vs 205/40/18 stock. and I ended up with Conti summers, sport contact.

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Mon Mar 23, 2020 1:47 pm

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You ever get your sub- :225: rubber?
:215: 's are supposed to arrive today.

BTW get this.. ECS Tuning replied to my thread on NAM, and mentioned that the 17x7.5 1.2's +45mm DO NOT FIT WITHOUT SPACERS... :wtf: yet they are advertising that they do... perhaps whoever is posting on NAM doesn't know wtf they are doing, either way it goes to show the amount of DISINFORMATION, and how hard it has been to find a decent set of wheels and why I gave up on doing so.

I went 215/40/18 vs 205/40/18 stock. and I ended up with Conti summers, sport contact.
A small bump in thiccness should improve both visual appearances and komfort. Plus more grip.
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Zillon wrote:
Mon Mar 23, 2020 1:47 pm
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:215: 's are supposed to arrive today.

BTW get this.. ECS Tuning replied to my thread on NAM, and mentioned that the 17x7.5 1.2's +45mm DO NOT FIT WITHOUT SPACERS... :wtf: yet they are advertising that they do... perhaps whoever is posting on NAM doesn't know wtf they are doing, either way it goes to show the amount of DISINFORMATION, and how hard it has been to find a decent set of wheels and why I gave up on doing so.

I went 215/40/18 vs 205/40/18 stock. and I ended up with Conti summers, sport contact.
A small bump in thiccness should improve both visual appearances and komfort. Plus more grip.
I hope so... when i put the rear used up run craps, the ride turned horrid, so I flipped em straight to the back again. Tires make a YUGE difference.... I wish I could go 17... but I dont want to deal with all the shit on the way, like spacers etc.

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max225 wrote:
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Zillon wrote:
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A small bump in thiccness should improve both visual appearances and komfort. Plus more grip.
I hope so... when i put the rear used up run craps, the ride turned horrid, so I flipped em straight to the back again. Tires make a YUGE difference.... I wish I could go 17... but I dont want to deal with all the shit on the way, like spacers etc.
Tires alone will be a massive improvement.

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Tue May 05, 2020 12:51 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1shUzr2E38w

These guys got a R gen GP. Damn it is trashed quite a bit (zillspec nightmare)... 49k miles supposedly, but it looks like it was literally melted under some insane Sahara sun.

my car is currently at 29k, and jesus the differences are enormous.

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Fri May 08, 2020 9:55 am

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1shUzr2E38w

These guys got a R gen GP. Damn it is trashed quite a bit (zillspec nightmare)... 49k miles supposedly, but it looks like it was literally melted under some insane Sahara sun.

my car is currently at 29k, and jesus the differences are enormous.
Saved this for watching later, curious to see what they discovered.
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