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Old Nov 25th 2013, 6:58 am
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I remember the good old days when you could literally climb into the engine compartment, because it was huge, to get at almost anything. Cold start? Pop off the air filter and shove a screwdriver down the carb to keep it open. I loved messing with cars, even when they broke down. At least I knew I often had a chance to fix it myself by the side of the road. Carried all sorts of spare items for most occasions. Today, call a tow truck.
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Old Nov 25th 2013, 8:01 am
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Dropped mine off at the dealership, and drove out in a 2013 Mini Paceman as a loaner. That's handy 'cos it's one of the models Mrs. N. wanted to take a look at.
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Originally Posted by Nutek
Dropped mine off at the dealership, and drove out in a 2013 Mini Paceman as a loaner. ....
Looks like a tiny little Evoque.
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Old Dec 2nd 2013, 3:28 am
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Noot, you're driving a Rover?

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/321260878951

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Car still in the shop.

Fitted a new HPFP (high pressure fuel pump) today, so waiting for the morning now to test a cold start. Assuming the temps decide to drop low enough.
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Old Dec 2nd 2013, 6:52 am
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Originally Posted by MostlyYank
Noot, you're driving a Rover?
True, it seems to be a dog from what we've heard!
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Old Dec 2nd 2013, 8:33 am
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A thread about cars was here all this time? Damn. I need to visit this forum more often.

Has anyone spotted any new C7s yet?
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Saw some fun plates on our drive up and down to Maine and back.

KRANK IT
KANE IT
WOOZY

Mostly on mediocre cars unfortunately.
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Old Dec 2nd 2013, 2:57 pm
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Ouch...
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Old Dec 2nd 2013, 3:38 pm
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Originally Posted by Mr Weeze
Ouch...
Oh that's not good.
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Old Dec 2nd 2013, 11:02 pm
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Originally Posted by Mr Weeze
Ouch...
Speed hole?
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True, it seems to be a dog from what we've heard!
Lol! Let's pile on Nutek and his rover, er, training shoe

Did it get cold enough to test?

Originally Posted by Mr Weeze
Ouch...
Whoa.

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Old Dec 3rd 2013, 1:35 am
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Originally Posted by Mr Weeze
Ouch...
A bit of JB Weld and it'll buff right out as good as new...
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Old Dec 3rd 2013, 1:47 am
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Car is all set. Still not cold enough to know for sure, but all that can be done for now has been. Just have to wait for the next freeze to be certain.

The dealership have been pretty good all-in-all.
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Old Dec 3rd 2013, 2:06 am
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Awesome! Is it a dedicated Mini dealer, or a BMW dealer?

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