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by irlmin
Fri May 19, 2006 9:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mini Dealers
Replies: 2
Views: 2745

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
by irlmin
Tue May 16, 2006 9:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mini for girlfriend
Replies: 5
Views: 3956

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...
by irlmin
Mon May 15, 2006 10:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: sitting low
Replies: 17
Views: 10508

[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 apologies,k...
by irlmin
Sat May 13, 2006 5:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: sitting low
Replies: 17
Views: 10508

Yeah I think the washer would be best !!
by irlmin
Sat May 13, 2006 4:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: sitting low
Replies: 17
Views: 10508

[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 another of...
by irlmin
Sat May 13, 2006 4:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: sitting low
Replies: 17
Views: 10508

[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 Fa-hey joi...
by irlmin
Sat May 13, 2006 2:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: sitting low
Replies: 17
Views: 10508

[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 prolonged exposu...
by irlmin
Sat May 13, 2006 8:48 am
Forum: General
Topic: sitting low
Replies: 17
Views: 10508

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...
by irlmin
Sun May 07, 2006 6:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Members Gallery
Replies: 11
Views: 4670

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...
by irlmin
Tue May 02, 2006 5:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MTM 2006
Replies: 2
Views: 2622

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...
by irlmin
Sun Apr 30, 2006 9:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ballincollig?
Replies: 6
Views: 4619

Re: ballincollig?

[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
by irlmin
Mon Apr 24, 2006 10:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: mtm
Replies: 10
Views: 4812

[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:
by irlmin
Mon Apr 24, 2006 8:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: mtm
Replies: 10
Views: 4812

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
by irlmin
Mon Apr 24, 2006 7:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: mtm
Replies: 10
Views: 4812

Bugger the foot , is the GT OK ? :roll: :roll: :roll: see you Thursday .
Gerard
by irlmin
Mon Apr 24, 2006 8:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: mtm
Replies: 10
Views: 4812

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
by irlmin
Thu Apr 20, 2006 4:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: New Minis - are we welcome?
Replies: 5
Views: 3794

[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 . Injection in a...
by irlmin
Wed Apr 19, 2006 8:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: New Minis - are we welcome?
Replies: 5
Views: 3794

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...
by irlmin
Wed Apr 12, 2006 5:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: South East mini run..........16/04/2006
Replies: 12
Views: 6570

Is this an IMOC Run ?
G
by irlmin
Mon Apr 10, 2006 4:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Help - no drive
Replies: 6
Views: 3852

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
by irlmin
Wed Mar 08, 2006 7:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mini friendly mechanic?
Replies: 14
Views: 7352

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
by irlmin
Thu Mar 02, 2006 4:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: newbie, importing a mini
Replies: 11
Views: 4572

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...
by irlmin
Thu Feb 23, 2006 6:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MTM Update Ferry Discount and entries ,
Replies: 0
Views: 2228

MTM Update Ferry Discount and entries ,

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 ...
by irlmin
Fri Feb 10, 2006 1:49 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Nordschleife
Replies: 4
Views: 3379

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 ...
by irlmin
Mon Feb 06, 2006 10:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: rust question?
Replies: 3
Views: 3005

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...
by irlmin
Sun Feb 05, 2006 11:33 am
Forum: General
Topic: MTM 2006
Replies: 2
Views: 2824

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...