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Driving, MINI, Thailand »

Drive to Thailand: In A MINI Cooper

It has always been my dream to drive a car to Thailand. A few days ago, I have decided to start my journey with a ‘05 Mini Cooper R50 from Penang, Malaysia to Phuket, Thailand. In Google map, the total journey is about 655 km and it requires 8 hours and 17 minutes for the entire journey. I care nothing about the 8 hours drive because I know it is going to be different when you are on your steering wheel.

Years ago, I was planning for this trip but during …

Car Engines, Car Problems, Car Repair Manual, Honda »

Honda Civic Engine Vibrates in Parking Reverse Transmission

This page is contribute to all Honda Civic FD owners who have engine vibration, roughness, rattle, rumbling sound or other similar situation when the transmission is set to Parking (P) or Reverse (R). Model years affected are 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. Read the symptoms properly and see if it is similar to what you have experienced. If so, continue to read on to find out the right solutions and share your thoughts here.
Symptom 1: One great early morning, you get into your Honda …

Custom cars, MINI, Mini Cooper »

Hate Your Mini Cooper Back Seat? Here’s an Awesome Idea…

Hate your Mini Cooper back seat? Here’s an awesome idea for you to deal with it. Dani Goulet from United States has converted his Mini Cooper R56 back seat to a very useful cargo space. With a piece of custom made trunk mat, Dani successfully made his car boot looks like factory made. In order to match the trunk mat with the car, orange is chosen.

Notice there is a huge MINI Countryman badge fitted on the trunk mat. Isn’t it is beautiful? It is unnecessary to buy a new Countryman …

Car Racing, Cars, Gymkhana »

Gymkhana Round 3

The Ultra racing Gymkhana Challenge Series Round 3 has just finished. It was the last Gymkhana event for 2014 and also the last race for 2014 after the Sepang International Circuit TimeToAttack. The venue was held at Speedway Plus Circuit USJ Subang Jaya Plus R&R. Race were separated into two main categories which are Precision Gymkhana and Open Gymkhana. Racers who joined Precision Gymkhana are not allowed to drift, skid, or make a turn with handbrake. On the other hand, drifting, handbraking, and skidding are allowed for Open Gymkhana.

Austin Mini, Custom cars, Mini Cooper »

$15,000 Custom Classic Mini Cooper

When it comes to custom cars, it is either extremely cool or tremendously ugly. Cool in terms of making people feel “WOW” when they see the car. Ugly in terms of making people feel “NAY” and don’t feel like to take a photo of the car. Today, we are going to show you a custom Mini Cooper that will make you feel WOW. The owner of this white body black roof Mini Cooper has spent more than $15,000 to customize this car. Together with the car price, the cost of …