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What did you do to your Countryman TODAY?

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Old 07-18-2018, 08:44 AM
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Yes! Pic #2 is all put back together, I'm not as young as I use to be so it's taken me a couple of days to recover from all the contorting that had to be done around the vehicle.
I hear that, lol. It looks great
 
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Old 07-19-2018, 10:22 AM
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Added and coded bi-xenons. Pics to follow when it gets darker out.
 
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Old 07-23-2018, 01:09 PM
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Ok well the other day I swapped out my diverter valve and the issue is much better, but not totally gone, so I ordered the spring upgrade from Alta, but the over the weekend I got a good deal on a DV+ from a forum member, so thatís on its way.
Today I went and finally found someone up here who is willing to delete my 2nd cat and resonator, dang what a chore! It will be worth the $100 to have someone else do it, lol. Thatís on the books for next Monday. I have a boost tap from NM coming today for my boost gauge......guess what Iím doing tonight ;-)
 
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Old 07-23-2018, 01:11 PM
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Somebody help!
I...just...canít.....stop!
Wifey is gonna kill me! Ha ha
 
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Old 07-26-2018, 05:50 PM
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New Antenna and Roof Racks

Not exactly performance mods....but it is what did to my Mini today.

Replaced antenna with this little stubby. Out of the way of my low garage door.

New Roof rack....new whistle.
 
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Old 07-26-2018, 06:03 PM
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Not exactly performance mods....but it is what did to my Mini today.

Replaced antenna with this little stubby. Out of the way of my low garage door.

New Roof rack....new whistle.
 

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Old 07-27-2018, 07:40 AM
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Had the car too low so i had to Adjust my ride height so it wouldnít rub on the big bumps, NYC streets at their finest
 
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Old 07-28-2018, 01:26 PM
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Removed the WI plates and the CravenSpeed front plate holder from Lucy and put on the new PA plate. Then took here for the PA inspection. Clean bill of health and ready to motor.
 
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Old 07-28-2018, 03:16 PM
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Removed the WI plates and the CravenSpeed front plate holder from Lucy and put on the new PA plate. Then took here for the PA inspection. Clean bill of health and ready to motor.
Welcome to the Keystone State! 👍
 
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Old 07-29-2018, 01:38 PM
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Welcome to the Keystone State! 👍
Great to be back. Born and raised here and have been in a few states before returning.
RI, GA, SC, WI, ON, OH, WA, MS, GA, WI and now back to PA.
 
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Old 07-30-2018, 08:09 AM
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Iím doing right now to my R60 a much needed and long hunted..... the elusive 2nd cat and resonator delete. Finally found someone to do it for me! Yay! Now for tomorrow, meet up with Mariokart for a tune
 
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Old 07-30-2018, 08:42 AM
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Almost done

 
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Old 07-30-2018, 09:10 AM
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Waaaahahahahahahaha!!!!!! Iím giggling like a little kid going down the road! Lmao! Itís sounds freakiní sweet! Itís got a real nice deep tone and a gnarly raspiness when you get on it.... and the pops and bangs? Absolutely ridiculous! I love it! Lol
 
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Old 07-31-2018, 08:19 PM
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Today I put these new stickers on my car. heh heh... I got them from Mariokart when he did a stage 3 tune on my Duncan today.
I should have done this long ago! If you are at all on the fence about it, just do it! Believe me, you wonít regret it. My R60 feels nimble and quick.....it is a totally different car. It was a great day, hanging out with Mario, Nik, and Armondo, Tuning cars and talking Miniís!
Thanks again Mario!!
 
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Old 08-11-2018, 12:34 PM
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Ordered a new flywheel, clutch, fork, pivot pin and other goodies to replace the factory crap that went out on me while driving!! The cost to replace this thing is crazy, its the first time I've opted to let a shop do it for me since its an all4 and the labor was cheaper than parts haha!
 
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Old 08-11-2018, 05:15 PM
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I lost my first one at 42k. My goal is to trade it before it needs another. My lucky is that I bought the maintenance plan which paid for the 1st one. Next one is on me,
 
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Old 08-11-2018, 09:33 PM
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Replaced the air filter with an OE Mann unit (every 20k miles).
 
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Old 08-16-2018, 08:23 AM
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I took my recently purchased (Tuesday) 2015 Mini Cooper S Countryman All4 out for a drive in heavy rain. I started with smooth high speed highway, then over country paved roads that are typical southern Indiana up and down short steep hills, at times only 1-1/4 lanes wide. After being deep in the country going around 15mph turns and 80mph straight flats, I turned down a gravel road to nowhere to check out the "off-road" capability although I knew what it would do from my previous 2012 model. As I pulled back into the driveway I knew it was the right decision to get into a Mini Cooper S. I love these cars.
 
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Old 08-16-2018, 09:49 PM
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Just purchased Last weekend.

Took her out on for her first surf session today. No racks yet but a 7'6" slides in the passenger side no problem.
 
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Old 08-19-2018, 04:00 PM
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Flushed and bleed the brake fluid (done every two years):
- 2 liters Pentosin DOT4 LV
- Motive Power Bleeder
 
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Old 08-25-2018, 10:39 PM
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Replaced rear differential fluid with Redline 75W-85. Transfer case is next.
 
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Old 09-07-2018, 02:13 PM
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I'm a week late, but last Friday I installed a catless downpipe, new plugs and got a Stage 2 RPM tune from Mario Palza. The day before, I had KW coilovers and an NM 22mm rear sway bar installed. It was like a spa weekend for my girl. She gets more love than her owner for sure.
 
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Old 09-08-2018, 03:06 PM
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I'm a week late, but last Friday I installed a catless downpipe, new plugs and got a Stage 2 RPM tune from Mario Palza. The day before, I had KW coilovers and an NM 22mm rear sway bar installed. It was like a spa weekend for my girl. She gets more love than her owner for sure.
Catless downpipe on stock exhaust? How did the exhaust note change?
 
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Old 09-08-2018, 08:45 PM
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Last weekend I flushed the brake lines with ATE Typ 200. The old fluid didn't look too bad but must have needed to be replaced -- pedal feel is improved since the change.
 
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Old 09-09-2018, 06:00 PM
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Catless downpipe on stock exhaust? How did the exhaust note change?
It burbles and pops a lot more and the burbles are lower and sound more robust. The pops can be pretty loud, but everyone that has heard it so far thought it sounded really great and were surprised itís the stock exhaust.
 

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