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oldMGguy
   
 
Registered: Oct 12, 2008
Total Posts: 16
Location Florence, Oregon, USA
Occupation Retired
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Biography Proud owner of two (his and hers) 2007 MINI Cooper S coupes, and one restored 1951 MG TD.


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Re: Noisy engine on cold start ('07 Cooper S)
 
Good to hear (or not to hear as the case may be ...). I just had a single recurrance of the timing ...
Re: MINI 2007-2011 Repair Manual - When's it coming?
 
Well, I've now got nearly 55,000 miles on my two '07 MINI Cooper "S" coupes, and I really, really wo...
Re: MINI 2007-2011 Repair Manual - When's it coming?
 
Charlie: Any news on the '07-'09 MINI manuals?
Re: Noisy engine on cold start ('07 Cooper S)
 
Here's the latest on the morning start "death rattle" experienced by those with the turbo version of...
Re: Torque lbs for Wheel Lug Nuts
 
103.3 ft-lbs - from the '07 Cooper "S" owner's manual
Re: Noisy engine on cold start ('07 Cooper S)
 
Well, darn. The new chain tensioner did not solve the problem. If the car sits for over 24 hours, ...
Re: Noisy engine on cold start ('07 Cooper S)
 
Ok - with just two cold starts so far, I can say with certainty that the new chain tensioner really ...
Re: Noisy engine on cold start ('07 Cooper S)
 
Thanks, Ken. My "noisy" MINI is sitting at the PDX MINI dealer waiting to be taken home after havin...
Re: Noisy engine on cold start ('07 Cooper S)
 
Sorry to hear you're disappointed with the MINI. I actually have two 2007 "S" coupes (long story), ...
Re: Noisy engine on cold start ('07 Cooper S)
 
Nick - Good call on the timing chain tensioner oil supply issue. The techs at the Portland, OR, MIN...