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Forum: The Garage 11-10-2011, 03:39 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By Luseboy
whoops... it was late when i did that lol. ...

whoops... it was late when i did that lol. second link is fixed!
Forum: The Garage 11-10-2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,368
Posted By Luseboy
oh... and here's an idea of how this thing is...

oh... and here's an idea of how this thing is gonna sound :dribble:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RjpmkfdnNvI&feature=mfu_in_order&list=UL

one of the best sounding engines I've ever heard......
Forum: The Garage 11-10-2011, 05:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,368
Posted By Luseboy
well I haven't updated in a while... mainly...

well I haven't updated in a while... mainly because everything I've done so far is pretty bland. But I have updates. My floors are pretty much solid now. I have to get new frame rails and cut out...
Forum: The Garage 10-19-2011, 02:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,368
Posted By Luseboy
ah I guess I never got the memo... or I was too...

ah I guess I never got the memo... or I was too young to understand lol! but now that makes sense, and yes it is pretty darn clean considering.. And if you compare it to a lot of the ones other...
Forum: The Garage 10-17-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,368
Posted By Luseboy
tub as in the spare tire tub? haha my friend was...

tub as in the spare tire tub? haha my friend was calling it a baby bath the other day. i had some surface rust but is super clean after some simple green on a rag
Forum: The Garage 10-17-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,368
Posted By Luseboy
Thanks man! And ya it's kind of surprising how...

Thanks man! And ya it's kind of surprising how much work I've done in 2 weeks... completely stripped my engine, learned to weld, completely stripped the interior... etc. etc. etc. I enjoy it so...
Forum: The Garage 10-17-2011, 06:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,368
Posted By Luseboy
I guess I can only upload 5 images per post. ...

I guess I can only upload 5 images per post. Here's the valve cover/cam timing cover which I painted today.

5666

5667

5668

Just for fun, here's how the driver's side floor pan looked...
Forum: The Garage 10-17-2011, 06:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,368
Posted By Luseboy
Alright well I haven't really been updating this...

Alright well I haven't really been updating this much haha. I've been busy patching floor pans and re building my engine. Luckily the $100 engine I bought only needs $80 worth of gaskets and some...
Forum: The Garage 09-28-2011, 03:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,368
Posted By Luseboy
alright... here's a link to my FB album. I will...

alright... here's a link to my FB album. I will upload some better ones soon.

http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150391389507125.408472.649732124&saved
Forum: The Garage 09-24-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,368
Posted By Luseboy
lol I know it will have some rust no matter what...

lol I know it will have some rust no matter what I do, but I'll at least try and protect the metal as best as I can. For sure I have to cut out some large patches of metal and weld in more.
...
Forum: The Garage 09-24-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,368
Posted By Luseboy
ya i know i said I'd get the pics done today......

ya i know i said I'd get the pics done today... got off work at 7, got dinner, didn't get home till it was already dark. Anyways got a welder today (from my mom for my birthday), and got the bulk of...
Forum: The Garage 09-23-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,368
Posted By Luseboy
me too :)

me too :)
Forum: The Garage 09-23-2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,368
Posted By Luseboy
Austin's 240z

well... hate to say it, but the MINI started to really piss me off. Long of the short of it, I'm just tired of the super expensive parts and specialty tools and what not. So I decided to save up my...
Forum: Style 08-19-2011, 04:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,495
Posted By Luseboy
ok well my new plan: oem bumper, shaved upper...

ok well my new plan: oem bumper, shaved upper grill, enlargened lower grill, enlargened fog light holes, larger lights added, shaved side pieces (can't remember what they're called, but basically...
Forum: The Garage 08-18-2011, 05:42 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 63,684
Posted By Luseboy
This is the craziest build I have ever seen! so...

This is the craziest build I have ever seen! so cool! Can't wait to see what the car looks like all finished :)
Forum: Style 08-17-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,495
Posted By Luseboy
That's awesome! The only thing I don't like about...

That's awesome! The only thing I don't like about it is the hidden exhaust, but to each his own :). I think I may do a similar shaving to my rear bumper... we'll see. Anyways, I was just oogling...
Forum: Accelerating 08-17-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,479
Posted By Luseboy
glad to hear that you like it :tu:. I talked to...

glad to hear that you like it :tu:. I talked to way... he said that he'd sell me a comp clutch but highly warned me; 3 minis in the past month have had them fail... I guess something that seems too...
Forum: Style 08-16-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,495
Posted By Luseboy
I will check their bumpers out :). care to post...

I will check their bumpers out :). care to post a pic of your rear bumper?
Forum: Accelerating 08-16-2011, 06:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,479
Posted By Luseboy
So this sounds like the competition clutch kit is...

So this sounds like the competition clutch kit is a good choice then, ya? If I read the ad correctly... it doesn't come with a clutch disc... what kind should I get, if thats true?
Forum: Accelerating 08-16-2011, 06:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,479
Posted By Luseboy
clutch...

So I estimate that I have a few months left on my clutch. But I want to get everything all figured out in case it poops out on me earlier. So I definitely want to go with an aftermarket...
Forum: Style 08-16-2011, 05:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,495
Posted By Luseboy
Does anyone have any poctures of a...

Does anyone have any poctures of a modified/shaved oem bumper? I think that would be the best route for sure!
Forum: Accelerating 08-15-2011, 01:52 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,006
Posted By Luseboy
Personally, I opted for a mini mania shift knob...

Personally, I opted for a mini mania shift knob (it's acctually a really nice richbrook shift knob with the mini mania logo on top) and cut my oem shifter down ~ 2.5 inches. I also took off the...
Forum: Accelerating 08-14-2011, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,953
Posted By Luseboy
That looks cool! do you have any pics of the...

That looks cool! do you have any pics of the finished interior? lol anyone else have any cool DIY things? everyone in 'nam is lame and i don't want to go searching around on there haha.
Forum: Trees & Twisties 08-13-2011, 06:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,274
Posted By Luseboy
I know this is old, but you should come to marin...

I know this is old, but you should come to marin sometime for a fun run up fairfax bolinas road. I hit it up all the time. Very fun road that can take you to stinson if you go all the way up, i...
Forum: The Garage 08-12-2011, 02:47 AM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 95,055
Posted By Luseboy
Ya that's really lame! link the new one in, so we...

Ya that's really lame! link the new one in, so we can find it!
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