StarLord has SRACER product install the adjustable rear camber brackets on his classic Austin Mini Cooper. The complete DIY process is shown, along with informal discussions and creative ways to deal with rusty bolts! In the middle of the show, Ming Lai (the famous movie star and TV personality) drops by! Cool bit of classic car tech, 12 minutes long.
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MINI United 2007: Zandvoort to become centre of the worldwide MINI fan community.
Munich/Amsterdam. The countdown has begun: after the overwhelming success of the premiere in 2005 in Misano, Italy, preparations are now getting underway for the second MINI United Festival. The meeting place for thousands of MINI fans from all over the world this time round is the Circuit Park in Zandvoort, near Amsterdam, Holland. The international MINI community will be descending on this venue for three days from June 22nd to 24th 2007. Under the motto “Friends. Festival. Challenge”, spectacular driving events will be held and an exciting supporting programme organised. Among other things, MINI fans will have the possibility to drive their own MINI on the race track, and famous DJs and live acts will help create the festival-like atmosphere. A racing weekend with the German MINI CHALLENGE will provide the sporting climax of this unique lifestyle event.
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In this episode, we see a clip from the UK’s Northern Minis Moorland and Coastal #2, get a quick peek at East Coast correspondent Rich’s Innocenti Mini, and watch highlights from the San Francisco International Auto Show, where we ran into president George W. Bush (shh, don’t tell anyone it’s really look-alike John Morgan). The show ends with footage of environmentally-friendly Obvio, smart, and others.
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StarLord gives you a nice long look at the new 2007 MINI Cooper and Cooper S. We go over changes to the body styling, lights, and interior, as well imagine driving it along some twisty roads in Barcelona, Spain.. Fun!
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About 7 minutes, primarily footage with a bunch of Minis driving around the streets of San Francisco. Lombard Street, Twin Peaks, Fisherman’s Wharf, Golden Gate Park, Presidio, etc. Enjoy. Some funky background music, but no real narration or talking here at all. Consider it a bonus reel.
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Some pitfalls to owning a classic Mini include Lucas electrical problems, rust, and the dangers of speedbumps in American parking lots. In this short episode, we’ll see before and after footage on some of this. StarLord also has the single port EFI replaced with a HF SU carb system and stock exhaust with a stainless head and DTM tailpipe! WoO!
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Fun from Monterey to Santa Barbara! Interviews with Fireball Tim, Gary from MC2 magazine, Mini Fini, and the MINI-based tech squad MAKE IT WORK. StarLord reflects on how awesome Mini Takes The States is, and you get to see highlights from the first leg, all widdled down to this 10 minute vodcast. Enjoy. For some reason iMovie lost some of my (music) audio tracks!? Yikes! Such as life, there are some moments of awkward silence in this episode.
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