In our ongoing series of 2 and 3-part tech features, Jeff also takes us into shocks & struts with known industry professionals guiding us through the facts and fiction of suspensions. He'll follow with coilover's and a MINI air suspension in issue #44.
Further in tech, we install our MC2 oil catch can and prove to ourselves that even we at at MC2 can install our esteemed oil catch can in less than 30 minutes with simple hand tools. Yes, photos, notes and all that in less than 1 hour!
In DIY tech we change the mood of your interior lighting with AUdio/Gadget Editor, Lee Horton who just joined starting last issue. Lee's working on LOTS of simple DIY features, such as his newest discovery that the factory has given greater bass sound ability than they had engineered. Read issue #44 for that!
Finishing with tech, we give you thew lowdown on short shifters with editor Jeff, then get exclusive with the DIY install of Vibra-Tech's engine mounts for your R53 chassis. They're trick, and they work to solve the problem MINI should have cured when built!
We finish with the Seattle job adventure, Bill Hartner's daily-driven MINI racer, on ongoing ethanol news, ansd columnists that give more than just their personal insight into Mini and MINI matters.