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  1. Minidave attached a file to the thread 90's Sportpack, Japanese spec automatic.

    So the white car was delivered home today, when they went to unload it there was a minor electrical fire.....the relay for the fog...

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  2. Minidave replied to the thread What did you do with your MINI today?.

    If you're going to put a new clutch in I'd recommend going with the Valeo unit - comes with new flywheel (single mass, not dual) and...

    Jan 13, 2021 at 7:22 PM
  3. Minidave replied to the thread 998 Motor and Auto Trans for Pup.

    Thanks for all the good wishes, I know I'm in for a couple of weeks of "healing pain" as they jokingly called it, but the results should...

    Jan 13, 2021 at 11:50 AM
  4. Minidave replied to the thread 90's Sportpack, Japanese spec automatic.

    Happy to share the knowledge and experience with anyone who will listen!

    Jan 12, 2021 at 10:49 PM
  5. Minidave replied to the thread 998 Motor and Auto Trans for Pup.

    Thanks, guys!

    Jan 12, 2021 at 4:28 PM
  6. Minidave replied to the thread 90's Sportpack, Japanese spec automatic.

    It only leaks when it's running....and for a little while after you shut it off! :) To answer both questions....no there is no room...

    Jan 12, 2021 at 4:24 PM
  7. Minidave replied to the thread What did you do with your MINI today?.

    If you're going to pay others to do this work, it will be spendy for sure....here a clutch is about $1800, and they can do the other...

    Jan 12, 2021 at 1:12 PM
  8. Minidave attached a file to the thread 90's Sportpack, Japanese spec automatic.

    After all the frustrations with the oil leak I thought I finally had it whipped. Drove it around the block several times, had already...

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  9. Minidave attached a file to the thread 998 Motor and Auto Trans for Pup.

    Transmission left yesterday evening for California. It was scheduled to ship Tues morning but he showed up just as I got home from the...

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  10. Minidave attached a file to the thread 998 Motor and Auto Trans for Pup.

    A friend and fellow Mini owner came down today to pick up some old parts I had for him, and while we were in the shop he helped me...

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  11. Minidave replied to the thread 998 Motor and Auto Trans for Pup.

    I'd be happy to change out the oil pump to a slot drive - but no one sells one for an automatic, which is completely different than the...

    Jan 9, 2021