LightweightSasquatch
lightweightsasquatch
May 6 2017
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We could have a sub-division that can “build the kit for you” for a small additional fee!...also calls assembly

May 6 2017
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You have just figured it out! Lets find old tooling for awesome old cars that use to have v8's that made ~200hp and just use todays econobox 4 cyl engines that put out the ~200hp! Read more

May 6 2017
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I still have yet to follow the yellow brick road so I don’t quite follow, but I will gladly take your word for it!

May 6 2017
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Yea I had already thought about the used car market being a huge competitor but I truly believe that the mentality of the world today could make it viable just because it was something “new” versus “used”

May 6 2017
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Yea this is just my non-existent knowledge of motorcycles shining through apparently. I took if for face value( doh!) The concept of a striped down back to basics, just a bit more power than needed seemed like a nice approach.

Apr 28 2017
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You have more patients than I do! Then again it is probably a bit easier to get at the valves when they open to the side of the car and not against the firewall.

Feb 9 2017
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Well the plastic doesn’t seem to be the issue. They moved the the N18 engine in 2011 (2012 for JCW) which using roughly the same plastic guide but they changed some other designs and the N18 seems to not have the issue.

Feb 9 2017
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From what I gather it is fairly random. Basically it is a plastic guide that basically gives up and lets the chain do what it wants and that allows certain bits to touch other bits that are not suppose to touch and then the car needs a new engine. Quick search on any mini forum should return results!

Feb 8 2017
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Yea the first generation BMW Mini’s had their issues. I assumed you would be looking at second generation if you were to purchase. Also yes they can be had for your price range. I bought my clubman ~2 years ago for 15K. So I am certain you could find a cooper s for less easily. I have not owned an automatic for a few Read more