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It has moved under it's own power! It has moved under it's own power!

Finally able to warm it up and attempt base timing, tuning has been 2 steps forward 1 step back so the timings still off, but its Time to do the exhaust for the neighbors sake.

Lexus update: It Runs!!! Lexus update: It Runs!!!

After 4 months it started! Surprising how well it idles and revs with the ms3 running on no tune and a different ignition system. Now to clean up all this wiring, plumb the radiator, and make the rest of the exhaust before the Mini breaks more.

I need advice for the Minis latest problem. I need advice for the Minis latest problem.

It’s been leaving clouds of oil smoke in city enviroments, more info after the jump.

JCW update. JCW update.

It’s been 2.5 months, with 4500miles, 3 shop visits and I’ve just now established the core limp mode issue. The turbo is toast thanks to a worn wastegate. Sidenote, the alternator is on the fritz as of the last 600 miles.

A couple photos up on Alderpoint A couple photos up on Alderpoint

The area featured in Netflix’s,”Murder Mountain” is about 15 miles from where I grew up and I was in the area. Sidenote: now the local authorities are worried about the impact of reduced tourism the show will cause even though the local economy tanked when weed legalized.

2 month and 4 thousand miles into Mini Ownership, All the things that needed fixing so far. 2 month and 4 thousand miles into Mini Ownership, All the things that needed fixing so far.

An unholy union of Peugeot and BMW reliability forming together in the n14 engine, coupled with 90s GM plastics and assembly.

Kinja is too borked for mobile again. Kinja is too borked for mobile again.

Was gonna post something of value but instead have a short summary of Clubman Jcw ownership after a month.

It's back together for the last time. It's back together for the last time.

Started putting little bits on such as the oil return, powersteering, heat shield, and alternator wiring. Aiming to have it started by tuesday(though I’ll probably blow past that deadline)

Another Casualty Another Casualty

My Brothers Golf R ate a curb trying to take an offramp. Now 101 is closed so no Aaa is available

There was much hail There was much hail

No pics but hwy 101 at sea level was white with it.(notusingthisasanexcusetopostmycarzoidbergstyle)

Pilot Sports in the snow are not great Pilot Sports in the snow are not great

Successfully made it out hwy 36 and 299 earlier this week during a light (california) snow storm.

Neat. It's now snowing at sea level on the Californian coast. Neat. It's now snowing at sea level on the Californian coast.

Tiny flakes that arnt sticking but still not something I’ve ever seen.

Exhaust manifolds and downpipe are done! Exhaust manifolds and downpipe are done!

 Everything’s welded, painted, and wrapped. More photos inbound.

Clubman JCW update, unsurprising news. Clubman JCW update, unsurprising news.

I have appointment to have my car diagnosed at the local german auto shop.

Yes Yes

Ended up buying an 09 clubman jcw, it’s not perfect but theres an inch thick stack of service records.

Turbo Sc stumbles along Turbo Sc stumbles along

Finally purchased a standalone ecu, welded and painted most of the exhaust, and mounted the battery in the trunk.

Very Excited!!! Very Excited!!!

Going to be looking at an 09 Jcw Clubman on Monday If everything pans out.

Golf  R update Golf  R update

In the previous episode my brother was installing lowering springs. After a couple weeks the rewards are being reaped.

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