MCS more fun in the cold weather

Posted by murmini Wed, 30 Nov 2005 13:34:00 GMT

If your driving a Mini Cooper S and your sensing a little more 'oomph' in this cooler weather, your right. The main reason for the increase in power in cold weather is due to the increase in air density in the Roots/Eaton supercharger.

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MC Squared (MC2) Magazine to launch soon

Posted by murmini Tue, 22 Nov 2005 11:27:27 GMT

The first issue of MCSquared magazine is about to become reality and should be out by December 2nd. I believe there are a few Charter Subscriptions left and they are issuing a limited edition T-Shirt to the first 2000 North American subscribers. More info here.

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Auto-Up Windows

Posted by murmini Thu, 17 Nov 2005 19:18:00 GMT

So your tooling down the road in your mini and enjoying the feedback of the 'lively' steering wheel. Your frequently taking your right hand off to shift gears and you decide, for one reason or another, that you would like to put your window up. Unlike most cars with electric windows, including our direct cousins the BMWs, you have to stop all this fun shifting and HOLD your finger on the window 'up' button and HOLD it there until the window completely closes. Read more...

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Waving

Posted by murmini Thu, 17 Nov 2005 16:24:16 GMT

Nice to read an article on dcmini about waving. Daniel even included the ‘official’ mini semaphore that was part of last years marketing materials from miniusa. This is truly something we should celebrate, I mean the identity of the MINI and it’s heritage culminates in the sighting of another one whilst out ‘motoring’. A flash of the lights, a hand thrust up through the sun roof shows the bond that exists between all MINI drivers . . .well almost… nice article Daniel !

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Harman Kardon Stereo

Posted by murmini Thu, 17 Nov 2005 11:10:25 GMT

Bob Womac has created an excellent webpage on the Harman Kardon stereo used in the USA Mini Cooper and Mini Cooper S. This is the upgraded 8 speaker stereo system sold by miniusa as a factory option.

Bob defines his site as a review and tutorial and that it is. For those somewhat perplexed by preset point-source and diffused modes it is the definitive page on the product.

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MyAutoLog.com

Posted by murmini Wed, 09 Nov 2005 00:34:00 GMT

Les Porter has come up with a unique and timely application - an on-line place to store all of your vehicle fuel use and cost, monitor your fuel consumption and mileage with interactive logs. Its called MyAutoLog.com

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MINIS in savannah...intro

Posted by murmini Mon, 07 Nov 2005 17:29:00 GMT

There sure are a lot of Minis in Savannah. I was chased by one over the President Street bridge this morning and see one now almost every two or three days. The odd wave, or hands thrown up through the sunroof remind me that the camaraderie of Mini ownership lives on. Hopefully we can pull a few enthusiasts together and ride out to the beach or something….. well just because its fun.

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