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 Forum: General   Topic: Mini Dealers

Posted: Fri May 19, 2006 9:37 pm 

Replies: 2
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Thank's Bill ,
We have 1997 Cooper ,1998 Paul Smith , 1998 MPi ,1999 MPi , 2000 Cooper ,at present , tel is 021 4877158 Mon / Fri, OR e-mail 621aok@indigo.ie anytime
Gerard

 Forum: General   Topic: Mini for girlfriend

Posted: Tue May 16, 2006 9:33 pm 

Replies: 5
Views: 2216


Just a quick note here from the Moderators , I think People should be aware it's illegal to sell a UK registered car in Ireland on UK plates , the Owner / importer MUST pay the VRT before selling to an Irish resident .and in fact the VRT must be paid within 24 hours OR the next working day after imp...

 Forum: General   Topic: sitting low

Posted: Mon May 15, 2006 10:25 pm 

Replies: 17
Views: 6559


[quote="kerryminigringo"]it was quoting the great one of the south known only across the land as irlmin who,s word i took as gospel when he spoke of plastic bodied,wooden floored coupes,but maybe he is not as knowledgable on this variant as others,if i offended then accept my most humble a...

 Forum: General   Topic: sitting low

Posted: Sat May 13, 2006 5:44 pm 

Replies: 17
Views: 6559


Yeah I think the washer would be best !!

 Forum: General   Topic: sitting low

Posted: Sat May 13, 2006 4:32 pm 

Replies: 17
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[quote="The Marcos Graveyard"]Ohh, not too sure on the JGP stuff, I've heard there are side effects which can take time to get rid of.[/quote] Ok I accept that , in fact i have no choice but to accept it as I have been personally involved in minimising the effects of this phenonemon using ...

 Forum: General   Topic: sitting low

Posted: Sat May 13, 2006 4:02 pm 

Replies: 17
Views: 6559


[quote="The Marcos Graveyard"]When thinking about it, I think that all your potential problems regarding the Mk I Neil can all be easily over come, especially for anyone with any dedication to the Mini, possible equalisation of the suspension setting could be made by the additional use of ...

 Forum: General   Topic: sitting low

Posted: Sat May 13, 2006 2:13 pm 

Replies: 17
Views: 6559


[quote="The Marcos Graveyard"]I could be hired out to sit in the rear on the passengers side :) although this might just cause an imbalance the other way :([/quote I would be worried about that modification , I don't think the Mk1 Neil model comes with the optional 'mute' button and prolon...

 Forum: General   Topic: sitting low

Posted: Sat May 13, 2006 8:48 am 

Replies: 17
Views: 6559


Aidan , This is a common problem and it's usually just 'settling' after a suspension rebuild such as radius arm refurbishment , I am sure the roads Kerry and Galway would make sure everything was settled in place , just put in a 'washer' of suitable size between the alloy 'trumpet' and the 'ball joi...

 Forum: General   Topic: Members Gallery

Posted: Sun May 07, 2006 6:57 pm 

Replies: 11
Views: 2603


Ronan , are your comments your own opinion OR as a member of the national commitee ? , My views on the abuse of the forum are well known and I think there is a far greater problem with this than some photos in a Gallery , perhaps you should be thanking People for submitting their photos and also tha...

 Forum: General   Topic: MTM 2006

Posted: Tue May 02, 2006 5:32 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 1510


Thanks for your kind comments , it is good to hear We got it right and everyone enjoyed the event and while We were enjoying the roads and fine weather and party etc We were still raising funds for Crumlin , the good news is from the Raffle and Auctions alone We raised a massive € 3374 . yes three t...

 Forum: General   Topic: ballincollig?

 Post subject: Re: ballincollig?
Posted: Sun Apr 30, 2006 9:05 pm 

Replies: 6
Views: 2722


[quote="jonnocooper"]does anyone have a number to contact ger oleary in ballincollig???
...or is anyone selling a nice clean mini? 92 to 97?[/quote]
Just back from MTM . Number is 021 4877158 be open on Tuesday morning .or e-mail 621aok@indigo.ie
Gerard

 Forum: General   Topic: mtm

Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2006 10:31 pm 

Replies: 10
Views: 2631


[quote="BlackSe7en"]with the good weather we are having, will you not try and change it into a cabrio slabnose for MTM.[/quote]

Kavan tried that with the 95 Cooper last year ,We don't want a repeat . :lol: :lol:

 Forum: General   Topic: mtm

Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2006 8:38 pm 

Replies: 10
Views: 2631


Won't be going through the City this year Bill , but I would think around lunchtime some of the cars should be in the area . can't be more specific at this time
Gerard

 Forum: General   Topic: mtm

Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2006 7:36 pm 

Replies: 10
Views: 2631


Bugger the foot , is the GT OK ? :roll: :roll: :roll: see you Thursday .
Gerard

 Forum: General   Topic: mtm

Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2006 8:26 am 

Replies: 10
Views: 2631


Aidan ,
The start is at the usual venue , Kevin O'Leary MINI dealership in Silversprings Cork , reception from 1pm 27th with start at 3pm sharp .looking forward to seeing you there .
Gerard

 Forum: General   Topic: New Minis - are we welcome?

Posted: Thu Apr 20, 2006 4:53 pm 

Replies: 5
Views: 2190


[quote="BlackSe7en"]A MINI, there are some people who won't talk to you unless you are driving on 10"s. All are welcome and remember you don't even have to own a Mini to become a member.[/quote] Don't I know it , I remember when the Carb dissapeared these guys thought it was the end . Inje...

 Forum: General   Topic: New Minis - are we welcome?

Posted: Wed Apr 19, 2006 8:23 am 

Replies: 5
Views: 2190


The IMOC took a decision several years before the introduction of the MINI that the Car and it's owners would be welcome to join as are any derivitive of the original Mini , The Southern Region of the IMOC based in Cork would have a large concentration of New MINI owners many of which have Classic M...

 Forum: General   Topic: South East mini run..........16/04/2006

Posted: Wed Apr 12, 2006 5:03 pm 

Replies: 12
Views: 3928


Is this an IMOC Run ?
G

 Forum: General   Topic: Help - no drive

Posted: Mon Apr 10, 2006 4:31 pm 

Replies: 6
Views: 2146


Dave ,
Try the clutch 'arm' where it comes out of the cover , they sieze there regularly , just spray with penetrating oil and use a 'lever' to gently move , be carefull though as I have seen people to break the cover
Gerard

 Forum: General   Topic: Mini friendly mechanic?

Posted: Wed Mar 08, 2006 7:02 pm 

Replies: 14
Views: 4190


Ciaran ,
Please dont use this open forum to voice negative opinions on someone who may or may not be on here to defend themselves , what you do or say in private is your own business .not on the IMOC site please .
Irlmin Mod

 Forum: General   Topic: newbie, importing a mini

Posted: Thu Mar 02, 2006 4:21 pm 

Replies: 11
Views: 2383


Welcome to the IMOC , just a few questions in order to advise you the best way of getting your car to Ireland , are you living permanantly in Ireland ? have you lived recently in Spain ? I ask because you may qualify to bring your car to Ireland tax free under 'change of residence' regulations in or...

 Forum: General   Topic: MTM Update Ferry Discount and entries ,

Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2006 6:41 pm 

Replies: 0
Views: 1410


Any entrants coming from UK , We now have details on the special event discounted Ferry rates with Stena , e-mail me on 621aok@indigo.ie and I will let you know the details . Entries are coming in quicker than expected and we would like to thank those who have entered early, it makes our job easier ...

 Forum: General   Topic: Nordschleife

Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2006 1:49 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 1915


Some of the Southern region members are regulars at the ' Ring ' We are planning 4 trips this year , I would always tell any Ring newcommers to read the warnings and take care , it's a really dangerous place for the reckless . try to go on weekdays as 'tourist days ' at weekends are really busy and ...

 Forum: General   Topic: rust question?

Posted: Mon Feb 06, 2006 10:25 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 1713


Minis of that age were rusting leaving the factory , I remember replacing headlamp rims on a car 2 months old in 2000 . as Neil says Japan was a significant market for Mini and it's arguable that without the Japanese sales throughout the late 80s and early 90s we would never have had a re-introducti...

 Forum: General   Topic: MTM 2006

Posted: Sun Feb 05, 2006 11:33 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 1782


UPDATE: Anyone who is having difficulty booking Cliften and being told hotel is full please insist it is NOT and is 'block booked' by us with event entrants confirming their individual details and reservations .I have had calls from a few people who had this experience especially at weekends ( norma...
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