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Old 05-02-2011, 08:20 AM
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Does anyone know if the procedure for resetting the service indicator is the same on a mini cooper with navigation?
 
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Old 05-02-2011, 11:56 AM
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forgot to mention the 2 t-20 scews at the top of the center section by the hazard/interior light buttons on that dash thing. Video is coming but have to clean my car and get a sunny day to shoot it.
 
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Old 05-08-2011, 07:57 PM
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Looking for instructions to access the sunroof motor. If anyone can help me out I'd appreciate it!
 
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Old 05-31-2011, 08:21 AM
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I can't figure out how to change the dome light in my R52. Anyone done this before?
 
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Old 06-06-2011, 07:48 PM
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Parts Coming ... Now What?

Tutorial on how to swap out O2 sensors on a 2002 base MINI Cooper...
 
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Old 06-29-2011, 04:03 PM
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Info on removing 3 piece dash trim pieces? Looking to do some custom airbrushing on mine.
 
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Old 07-02-2011, 12:48 PM
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Info on removing 3 piece dash trim pieces? Looking to do some custom airbrushing on mine.
Editing the video of this should be up after the holiday weekend.
 
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Old 07-08-2011, 10:28 AM
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Removing and installing 3 piece dash:
http://midwestdrivers.net/seatfix/dash.mov
large video but pretty explanatory I think. pm if you have questions.

If you remove /dash.mov from the url to view the /seatfix directory you get pictures on removing/replacing seat height adjuster as a bonus.
 
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Old 08-03-2011, 11:38 AM
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head gasket right up would be amazing and would cover loads!!!!
 
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Old 08-03-2011, 08:21 PM
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Originally Posted by AllBlack05S View Post
Removing and installing 3 piece dash:
http://midwestdrivers.net/seatfix/dash.mov
large video but pretty explanatory I think. pm if you have questions.

If you remove /dash.mov from the url to view the /seatfix directory you get pictures on removing/replacing seat height adjuster as a bonus.
Thanks !!
 
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Old 08-23-2011, 06:57 PM
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engine timing

I really need to get this done soon my only car. searched for days and nothing and i dont have money to buy the manual. some one help please!!!!!!!!!!!!!: confused:
 
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Old 08-24-2011, 02:31 AM
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I just checked the Mini Manual and everything is controled by the ecu.

What is the problem ?
 
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Old 08-24-2011, 03:59 AM
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Not ignition timing but the engine timing! Just replaced the head gasket and can't get the timing right
 
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a proper how to for exterior vinyl application/preparation. i just murdered my window trim blackout striping and need to try again :(
 
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Old 09-04-2011, 08:28 AM
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how do you install the weather strip that runs around the back of the convertable top
2007 mini not an S
 
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Replacing the power steering rack
 
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How to install camber links and how to adjust rear camber? THANKS!
 
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Old 09-08-2011, 01:16 PM
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Originally Posted by rustyeuro View Post
a proper how to for exterior vinyl application/preparation. i just murdered my window trim blackout striping and need to try again :(
Clean with warm soapy water. Apply slow and careful. If you want to practice get a roll of black electrical tape.
 
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Old 09-09-2011, 12:43 PM
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How to discharge AC system?
 
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Old 10-08-2011, 07:50 PM
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Let's get a DIY for replacing an A/C compressor (as mine just **** the bed)

Thanks!
 
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Old 10-08-2011, 08:15 PM
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a diy on replacing the backup sensor beeper(with a loud one)
a diy on bluetooth integration for MFSW(what kit to buy with what adapator)
a diy on connecting the garage door remote(I will do this when I get a chance its a pita to figure out)
a diy on chrono gauge install
a diy on nav install
a diy on changing a clutch
 
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Old 10-10-2011, 08:37 PM
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Bluetooth integration would be great. I have the button but they said it would be 600 to install at the dealer. There has to be a cheaper way.
 
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Old 10-19-2011, 03:12 PM
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How to wire alarm light to go on (without an alarm)

As title says, I want to wire the red blinking alarm light to go on when I park. I do not have the alarm feature and I've been told that the alarm feature doesn't do much and is overpriced.

Looking to do this on a 2009 JCW Clubman. Thanks.
 
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Old 10-26-2011, 03:21 AM
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I have a 2003 mini and trying to find how to replace master cylinder. All videos/info I find is for slave cylinder. Help please.
 
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Old 10-26-2011, 03:39 AM
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Removal;

Use a syringe to remove brake fluid.
Detach electrical connections.
Remove the brake fluid reservoir screw underneith the reservoir.
Lift the reservoir straight up and off of master cylinder.
Remove brake lines.
Remove the DSC electrical connection underneith the master cylinder if you have DSC.
Remove master cylinder mounting nuts.
Have a container or large rag to catch excess fluid ready.
Pull master cylinder out of brake booster.

Re-installation;

Install new o-rings.
Make sure the master cylinder pressure rod lines up with brake booster pressure rod.
Reinstallation is reverse of removal from this point.

Tightening torques;

Brake fluid reservoir to master cylinder - 31 in-lb
Brake lines to master cylinder - 10 ft-lb
Brake master cylinder to booster - 2 ft-lb

This is a great time for you to upgrade to a higher boiling point brake fluid like ATE Super Blue. I like this one because it's easy to tell when all the old fluid is out due to the change in color.

Obviously you need to bleed all four brakes at the end. Start with the right rear then left rear then right front and end at left front.
 

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