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Fixing My Friend’s Mini Cooper S Saved Him $650 But It Took Over 10 Hours And Nearly Ruined Us

When my friend Jeb showed me the $1,500+ repair estimate he’d gotten from his Mini dealership, I told him to hold off on the work. I’d fly to the rescue, arriving in Washington D.C. wearing my oil-covered cape and spandex tights made of recycled serpentine belts, and solve all of his troubles simply and on the cheap.…

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I Tried Fixing My Friend’s Mini Cooper S But I Screwed Up And Now The Car Is Stranded

“A 2015 Mini Cooper. Engine bay might be a bit tight, but there’s no rust, so this job will be easy!” I told my naive self before agreeing to fix my friend’s engine mount. His dealer had quoted him a huge figure for the job and I couldn’t stand by and watch him part with all that cash, not when we could easily do it…

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