Rear Brake Pad Change – Mini Cooper Countryman F60

First off, FULL STOP if you do not own BMW Tool 2365377 and 2285574 or it’s ilk, do not attempt this procedure. Now, that said, Harbor Freight is a lifesaver and had Maddox 63264, Disc Brake Pad and Caliper ServiceRead More

Front Brake Pad Change – Mini Cooper Countryman F60

To change the brake pads on an F60 Mini Cooper Countryman, you are going to need these tools (jack with pad not pictured):   Secondly, look everything up using the newtis so that you know the torque spec and disassembly instructions.Read More

Subaru STi 2015+ (VA) Alignment Spec

UPDATE: After reading this article on iWSTi, and observing my tires for about 1,000 miles, I believe that the car will benefit from additional addition camber in the front and accordingly, 1/2 of that in the rear.  So with theRead More

STi Upgrades and Parts

Below are some notes on installations as well as some part numbers I want to keep up with.   Brake Pads by the Numbers Application Street Track Brand Hawk Carbotech Model HPS 5.0 XP12 Front HB453B.585 CT1001 XP12 Rear HB180B.560Read More