New Shoes...

Posted by murmini Thu, 31 May 2007 16:29:00 GMT

With about 45,000 miles on the car, it was time to get some new shoes. I had already replaced the fronts at about 15k but now it was time for a change.

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MINIS and Ice Cream

Posted by murmini Tue, 15 May 2007 16:03:12 GMT

With less than a month to go, its time to start thinking about MINIs... and ice cream.

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National MINI Events for the 2007

Posted by murmini Fri, 04 May 2007 16:20:49 GMT

If your looking for some MINI driving fun this summer here it is! Norman Nelson has done a great job of gathering up MINI events for 2007 and listing them all in one place. You can read them here on MINIOLOGY, or you can subscribe to Norm's list by emailing him at norm@redwoodempiremini.com. The list is ever changing as it gets added to and updated.  Great idea Norman and many thanks to MINIOLOGY for posting this on line.

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World Press Photo Award

Posted by murmini Sun, 22 Apr 2007 13:52:05 GMT

I saw this photograph on the BBC back in the summer and thought at the time how contradictory it was. Well it has now won the 50th annual World Press Photo Contest. It shows a group of young Lebanese driving through a South Beirut neighborhood in a MINI cabrio that seems so out of place amidst all the carnage.

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Twister in Savannah

Posted by murmini Thu, 05 Apr 2007 22:57:09 GMT

No, it wasn't a bout of severe weather, but the MINI 'TWISTER' that blew through town for a couple of days.

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The Dual Mass Flywheel

Posted by murmini Sun, 01 Apr 2007 15:44:18 GMT

I recently suffered an intermittent rattling noise coming from the clutch assembly in the front, drivers side of the car and was fairly certain that it was the release bearing as it would disappear as soon as you depressed the clutch.

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Just a Reminder . . .

Posted by murmini Thu, 22 Mar 2007 15:04:28 GMT

With just over a week left to the close of registration for The Great Ice Cream Run I just thought I would remind any stragglers that are putting it off till the last minute.

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Everything She Knows, . . . She Learned from a Mini...

Posted by murmini Mon, 19 Mar 2007 12:43:00 GMT

Alison, the owner of a lovely Pepper White Cooper called “Pepper” attends our 1st Sunday Monthly Motoring events and sent me this great story of her early experiences with a mini.

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Nouvelle MINI !

Posted by murmini Thu, 15 Mar 2007 13:32:55 GMT

Love it !

...and here are some more for good measure..

MINI AD 2 -- MINI AD 3 -- MINI AD 4

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On-Board Diagnostics Pt. 2

Posted by murmini Mon, 12 Mar 2007 15:54:00 GMT

While the primary measurements taken from the OBD are focussed on emissions, the OBD interface is capable of delivering a number of statistics and measurements about your vehicle and how it is performing.

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