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 Posted: May 10, 2021 08:36AM
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"Gill22558" is the spammer du jour.

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"Hang on a minute lads....I've got a great idea."

 Posted: May 10, 2021 07:33AM
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There tend to be not many people who can certainly write not so simple posts that artistically.
 

 Posted: Nov 29, 2020 12:56PM
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Add a bit to the outside as Willie said......make for a much smoother install

 

"Everybody should own a MINI at some point, or you are incomplete as a human being" - James May

"WET COOPER", Partsguy1 (Terry Snell of Penticton BC ) - Could you send the money for the unpaid parts and court fees.
Ordered so by a Judge

 

 

 

 Posted: Nov 26, 2020 04:54AM
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You MUST put grease IN the cups or they will wear out in weeks.

When you get a groan from a front corner, the ball will have worn thro the plastic cup and is grinding through the top arm.

Car engines make CO2 and trees absorb CO2. By running your engine you're feeding a tree and helping the environment.

 Posted: Nov 25, 2020 06:46PM
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I would strongly recommend buying the poly boots. The current rubber boots  disintegrate.

 Posted: Nov 25, 2020 03:55PM
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When you say cup are you going to peel the rubber boot back to add more grease to the inside of the plastic cup? I did that to ones I just installed, not sure it was really needed but I felt a bit better knowing it had some decent grease in there to be sure. Also did a smear on the out side to make install and possibly future removal easier. Also make sure the weep hole in the bottom of the hole is still open.

"How can anything bigger be mini?"

 Posted: Nov 25, 2020 02:48PM
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I'm in the process of replacing cones, Hi-los, struts, dust boots, knuckles and cups.  I'm considering lightly packing the cups with grease.  Good practice or would it attract grit and promote wear?  Also give the outside of the cups a light smear of grease?