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Forum: The MINI Board 08-09-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 519
Posted By compusatman
Lightbulb Putting Brakes On A Mini

My daughters 12' Copper S has approximately 55K miles on the original pads. They are not to the metel YET! I have not yet looked at the disks. My question is for someone with experience. Can the...
Forum: The MINI Board 02-15-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 794
Posted By compusatman
What oil do you use?

I would like to hear from DIY'ers what oil you use. The choices are small but the info could be beneficial as a pinned subject. Please include the weight as well. And yes, I assume everyone uses full...
Forum: The MINI Board 04-10-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,084
Posted By compusatman
$$$$

I just bought my daughter a '12 S optioned out and I got it for almost 5K off ticker. I was thinking I paie a bit too much. My first offer was 1K less than I paid and was there first counter...took 5...
Forum: The MINI Board 04-03-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,113
Posted By compusatman
Run-Flats

Thanks for the reply 63. Without the sensor I will get a warning indicator on the dash...correct? So, yes, I will leave it in. Anyone else have a differing view? I did not like the way BMW handled...
Forum: The MINI Board 04-01-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,113
Posted By compusatman
2012 MC S 10Kmiles.

Hey guys.
I've been gone from the site for about 8 months due to a stroke. I bought my daughter a '12 S for her graduation present and so far we love the car...EXCEPT...the tires. At 10K miles the...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-24-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,440
Posted By compusatman
My favorite calibre' is 45 ACP. And I like my...

My favorite calibre' is 45 ACP. And I like my G36. However, mostly I carry the LCP. This is a common sense load for most people. The gun is ultra concealable, has never jammed on me at the range and...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-12-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,391
Posted By compusatman
Dallas was required watching for rising wannabe...

Dallas was required watching for rising wannabe back stabbers back in the early 80's. But the real classic and is never tiring is...Oooohhhh Auuhhchie! Now those were the days.
Forum: Off-Topic 07-12-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,347
Posted By compusatman
Dude, US 129...just one of the TN/NC Mountain...

Dude, US 129...just one of the TN/NC Mountain jewels.
Forum: Off-Topic 07-12-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,347
Posted By compusatman
The Japanese scooters look like... Somehow they...

The Japanese scooters look like... Somehow they didn't quite get that the Vespa is perfect. Now Rice Burner Crotch Rockets...well...no one compares. So the OP bought an M3 and can't afford it and now...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 07-09-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,054
Posted By compusatman
I didn't have time to troubleshoot this myself....

I didn't have time to troubleshoot this myself. And I could kick myself. I do most all the maintenence on the car so I could have done this as well. In the end it was a bad relay and it was located...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-08-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 13,627
Posted By compusatman
It's not the same when you work for someone else....

It's not the same when you work for someone else. No matter how dedicated or responsibiled you are it's just not the same as owning the sucker. I left a fair paycheck in '05 in the restaurant...
Forum: The MINI Board 07-07-2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 10,289
Posted By compusatman
The engine is Peugeot. The body is made in...

The engine is Peugeot. The body is made in England. The manual gearbox is a Getrag design but built worldwide. It is a world car. Some of the electronics are BMW clones but who knows who builds them....
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 07-06-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,379
Posted By compusatman
LubroMoly is $46 a gallon before shipping....

LubroMoly is $46 a gallon before shipping. RedLine is $43 a gallon if you can find a brick and mortar. Castrol is $11 a quart and if I buy a case it is pushing $10 a quart. At the convience of my BMW...
Forum: E46 M3 (2001-2006) 07-06-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,054
Posted By compusatman
Convertible Top Problems

As usual, I search and find nothing. In the DIY forum also. It will go down but not up. Anyone want to give me a hand?
Forum: Off-Topic 07-03-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,555
Posted By compusatman
I want to resurrect this thread. I left the...

I want to resurrect this thread. I left the restaurant business in '05. I worked for an imigrant Italian family for 25 years. In that time I came to understand olive oil. Now it can't be found. I...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-03-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By compusatman
Flowmaster sux. The hole in the flapper is there...

Flowmaster sux. The hole in the flapper is there so the flapper will close quicker in order to use less water. In addition to that it probably fills with a lesser volume of water in the first place...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-18-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,952
Posted By compusatman
I miss Blue. Your pic brought back wonderful...

I miss Blue. Your pic brought back wonderful memories. He was killed at eleven months. My first experience owning a Doberman. A Blue Doberman of course. He preferred women. I am not aware. Do all...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-06-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 450
Posted By compusatman
Mercruiser Forum Pointer

I've searched for quite a while. I have found a few but none with the kind of participation I'm used to. And the sites are powered by very unintuitive software. Can someone point me to a Mercruiser...
Forum: Off-Topic 05-24-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,830
Posted By compusatman
I was diagnosed with sleep apnea in the mid...

I was diagnosed with sleep apnea in the mid nineties. I was in my mid 30's. All that was available then was the CPap. I was still a competitive runner and only had the study done because my nurse...
Forum: Off-Topic 05-06-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,141
Posted By compusatman
Incredible! Our president and our press and now...

Incredible! Our president and our press and now our people give this guy the admiration he wanted. I say keep it whisper quiet...and continue the hunt. Just like they will continue to hunt us. And...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-16-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,012
Posted By compusatman
To comment on the query of the OP...it is common...

To comment on the query of the OP...it is common accepted theory that a shotgun is the preferred home defense weapon. This line of thinking has it's pros and cons. The cons being the length of the...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-14-2011, 07:38 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,701
Posted By compusatman
My mother worked in a Country Club in the 50's,...

My mother worked in a Country Club in the 50's, 60's & 70's. I hung out in the Caddie Shack. Worked a little bit...smoked cigars...ate delicious food in the kitchen back. Started drinking Country...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-16-2010, 11:30 PM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 76,777
Posted By compusatman
OK...one more for the road...Dan Siegel/Another...

OK...one more for the road...Dan Siegel/Another Time, Another Place - Celestial Body 1984

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eWIQBLrAMsc
Forum: Off-Topic 12-16-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 1,734
Views: 76,777
Posted By compusatman
Let's see if I'm the only one...Andreas...

Let's see if I'm the only one...Andreas Vollenweider/Caverna Magica (Under The Tree - In The Cave) - Schajah Saretosh 1982 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-nIrJcKMPM
Forum: Off-Topic 12-16-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,035
Posted By compusatman
I mean it's like this. We were all dogs in our...

I mean it's like this. We were all dogs in our previous life right? So abusing a dog is like blasphemy right? I mean, why couldn't he be like most southern regional criminals and make sweet water and...
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