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What did you do to your Countryman TODAY?

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Old 10-18-2012, 12:45 PM
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I had my windows tinted at a local shop. 16% fronts, 30% rear 5 windows. Pics will be up soon
Are you sure those numbers are right? You did your front two windows darker than the rest? Most people do the front two lighter.
 
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Old 10-18-2012, 12:56 PM
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I coded the mini today. It took a while, but I figured it out. My favorite new features ... unlock doors on key removal, one touch sunroof, and close windows and sunroof with remote lock button. I also coded the fogs to stay on with the high beams and the sunroof to close when it senses rain.
Where do I start with this? I have access to a good programmer :-) This is awesome!!
 
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Old 10-21-2012, 03:09 PM
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ahh.. today was a beautiful day so she got a nice deep bath, 2 coats of blackfire wet diamond and a topper of zaino z6.
 
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actually did this last night ....

ordered weathertech side window deflectors

i got the dark tint for the front doors only

http://www.weathertech.com/mini/2012...ow-deflectors/

will post pics when they get here, hopefully this week

scott
 
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Old 10-21-2012, 07:23 PM
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ahh.. today was a beautiful day so she got a nice deep bath, 2 coats of blackfire wet diamond and a topper of zaino z6.
 
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MICAL, you are my hero for figuring out a great aftermarket fix for the 2012 Cooper S rear fog light... I want one on our new mini too!!
 
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Thanks... I really don't have a "how to" because it could've went to a "how to screw it up thread". I tapped into front fog light wiring, no errors no ncs-programming, straight away wiring. I'll try my best at the order of things.

Ordered part # 63247255925 (fog light assembly for 2012 R58/Coupe) with NAM discount it was $38. Bought 25ft roll of 16 ga. wire, (8) #51-11-8-222-901 plastic blind rivets (lower valance) & (6) 07-14-9-807-127 plastic blind rivots (fender trim).

I pulled lower valance, cut hole in center. The gap in valance is almost an exact fit for the light assembly (which has 4 hook/tabs on it that latch over upper bumper and lower valance) I made my own connector to the assembly, it's pretty simple 2 hot & 2 grounds. For the fog light I ran wire all the way down drivers side (routing through brake line clamps then along front frame rail) I cut the YELLOW wire on fog light and spliced there. All my connections are soldered & shrink tubed. It's wired to go on with front fogs but could easily be switched to run separate.

Overall it took about 3 hours, but if I had to do it again - cut that in half. If you have any questions PM me. Motor On![/QUOTE]
 

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Old 10-22-2012, 08:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Mical View Post
Thanks... I really don't have a "how to" because it could've went to a "how to screw it up thread". I tapped into front fog light wiring, no errors no ncs-programming, straight away wiring. I'll try my best at the order of things.

Ordered part # 63247255925 (fog light assembly for 2012 R58/Coupe) with NAM discount it was $38. Bought 25ft roll of 16 ga. wire, (8) #51-11-8-222-901 plastic blind rivets (lower valance) & (6) 07-14-9-807-127 plastic blind rivots (fender trim).

I pulled lower valance, cut hole in center. The gap in valance is almost an exact fit for the light assembly (which has 4 hook/tabs on it that latch over upper bumper and lower valance) I made my own connector to the assembly, it's pretty simple 2 hot & 2 grounds. For the fog light I ran wire all the way down drivers side (routing through brake line clamps then along front frame rail) I cut the YELLOW wire on fog light and spliced there. All my connections are soldered & shrink tubed. It's wired to go on with front fogs but could easily be switched to run separate.

Overall it took about 3 hours, but if I had to do it again - cut that in half. If you have any questions PM me. Motor On!
where did you order the part from MICAL? 63247255925 (fog light assembly for 2012 R58/Coupe)
Thanks
 
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Old 10-22-2012, 08:40 PM
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I got the light assembly from Sewell ->http://mini.sewellparts.com
 
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Can u post a pic?
 
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Old 10-23-2012, 05:35 AM
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see post #241 there's a pic minutes after I installed ->https://www.northamericanmotoring.co...n-today-7.html
 
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I'll be installing my new gominigo license plate bracket probably this weekend. Just received it in the mail today with a handy bottle opener keychain and a coupon code for friends and family (GMG-THANKS-10).
 
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just installed my weathertech side window deflectors, took less than 5 minutes total to do the front doors

too dark for pictures, i'll post them tomorrow

http://www.weathertech.com/mini/2012...ow-deflectors/

scott
 
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Old 10-23-2012, 07:15 PM
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Originally Posted by bmwr606 View Post
just installed my weathertech side window deflectors, took less than 5 minutes total to do the front doors

too dark for pictures, i'll post them tomorrow

http://www.weathertech.com/mini/2012...ow-deflectors/

scott
Thanks. Can ya give a quick first impressions review too ?
 
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Thanks. Can ya give a quick first impressions review too ?
i can do that!
 
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Old 10-23-2012, 09:38 PM
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Added Matte Black bonnet stripes. I had them custom made in that color and a little bit longer than the stock ones.

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Very nice!! Great look!
 
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Well here's my new plate bracket:
 
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Old 10-24-2012, 07:36 AM
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New custom license plate ordered from BMV....unfortunately approx 3 week wait
 
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Getting clear bra and blackjack graphic applied.
 
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New custom license plate ordered from BMV....unfortunately approx 3 week wait
What did you end up going with?
 
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What did you end up going with?

I was surprised as to what all was taken, but I Wanted an IU plate (being an Indiana University grad) but they only allow 6 characters (spaces included as a character) so I ended up with R60SX on an IU plate
 
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Getting fitted for new wheels. Still undecided on tire size yet.
 
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Here's a couple pictures that show the matte black color of the stripes better. That picture of them in the garage makes them look gray.

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Old 10-24-2012, 06:50 PM
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Originally Posted by bmwr606 View Post
just installed my weathertech side window deflectors, took less than 5 minutes total to do the front doors

too dark for pictures, i'll post them tomorrow

http://www.weathertech.com/mini/2012...ow-deflectors/

scott
Oh, THANK YOU so much. They didn't have them 3 weeks ago. I'm SO glad you posted this. It would have been months before I looked again.
 

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