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What did you do to your Countryman TODAY?

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Old 11-11-2012, 02:58 PM
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Finally got a picture if the top.

What did you do to your Countryman TODAY?-image-4106616437.jpg

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Old 11-11-2012, 03:19 PM
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Finally got a picture if the top.

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Old 11-11-2012, 04:57 PM
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Washed and detailed both MINIs this weekend probably the cleanest they will be until next spring!
 
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Old 11-11-2012, 06:49 PM
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I feel your pain!
 
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Old 11-11-2012, 06:52 PM
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Since I didn't feel to lug my tools, and just did some quick diagnostic with the scan tool, and my durametric used the countryman to play road side assist for two differnent cayennes today...
 
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Old 11-15-2012, 08:02 AM
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Originally Posted by 1bigpea View Post
No difference in driving with the AFE...but it sounds better.

Here's the link, I went with the "dry" filter.
77$?!?!?!??!?! Did I miss something here?
 
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Old 11-15-2012, 08:24 AM
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77$?!?!?!??!?! Did I miss something here?
Not sure? What do you think you missed? lol.
 
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Old 11-15-2012, 09:01 AM
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Originally Posted by 1bigpea View Post
Not sure? What do you think you missed? lol.
When air filters cost that much money!
 
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Old 11-15-2012, 09:37 AM
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When air filters cost that much money!
Oh yah! My justification is its washable and reusable so in the long run it's a cost savings. Also it really does help air flow.
 
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Old 11-15-2012, 10:43 AM
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Oh yah! My justification is its washable and reusable so in the long run it's a cost savings. Also it really does help air flow.
touche
 
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Old 11-18-2012, 04:10 PM
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Took it in for the first pre-paid oil change and found out that it was subject to the coolant temp sensor recall. Left it at the dealer then get a call telling me they will charge me for labor due to aftermarket CAI. Since it took me 20 minutes to install the CAI and it's actually easier to access the sensor with the aftermarket unit I pushed back.

Long story short, I'm going to pick up the car with just the oil change done, will put the OEM airbox back in, and take it back next week.
VIP CAI came off on Friday and OE air box is back on. Missing the "whooshhhh" sound. Decided to take out the turbo heat shield as well since it was mentioned on the paperwork as being an impediment to completing the temp sensor recall. Took longer to look for the Allen wrench than to take the two little bolts off. I hope the tech is happy when I see him on Tuesday.

I wonder what they'll say about my non OEM winter wheel and tire setup. Kidding, just being evil
 
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Old 11-18-2012, 05:19 PM
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Finally ran all the power requirements for my GPS and rear view camera. The camera and test comes tomorrow. I hope to be successful. If anyone knows how to run wires from the dash, down the interior firewall to the fuse box, please speak up. Spent a couple hours trying to figure that out today with no luck. Ended up running them across the front passenger side then down the door frame and into the fuse box that way. Nit as clean as I would have liked, but I will work on cleaning them up tomorrow. Obviously open to ideas.
 
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Old 11-18-2012, 06:21 PM
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I powered my GPS from the factory cig lighter. Very easy to get to and hide the wires. I had to use a relay for my back-up camera. Does your camera work okay without?
 
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Old 11-18-2012, 09:50 PM
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I powered my GPS from the factory cig lighter. Very easy to get to and hide the wires. I had to use a relay for my back-up camera. Does your camera work okay without?
I haven't put the camera in yet. It is a wireless setup, so I'm interested to see how it works. What type is yours and why the relay? Did you do the install?
 
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Old 11-19-2012, 05:08 AM
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I haven't put the camera in yet. It is a wireless setup, so I'm interested to see how it works. What type is yours and why the relay? Did you do the install?
I used a wired camera. TIP: Use the reverse signal from the passanger side tail light. If you get a bad reverse video (horiz. lines) then you have the same situation I had, you need a 12v relay.

I can sketch up what you need to do with the relay so no worries.. It is very easy to do.

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Old 11-19-2012, 05:35 AM
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Originally Posted by kerrys914 View Post

I used a wired camera. TIP: Use the reverse signal from the passanger side tail light. If you get a bad reverse video (horiz. lines) then you have the same situation I had, you need a 12v relay.

I can sketch up what you need to do with the relay so no worries.. It is very easy to do.

Cheers
That would be great. I will let you know what I find once I get it all hooked up. Could you tell me which wires to tap for the reverse signal and how you breached from the bumper to the inside of the car? That was step one and two for this morning.

THANKS!!!
 
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Old 11-19-2012, 05:44 AM
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I can get you the wire coler (blue I think) and skecth later today. I am heading out to until 1:30 (CST).

Send me an e-mail kerrys914 at yahoo.com and I'll send you the items and photos
 
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Old 11-19-2012, 06:39 AM
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did it a few weeks ago, but finally sorted through the pictures today
put a jcw chin on..



installation was pretty straight forward, one man job about 45 minutes.
 
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Old 11-19-2012, 06:39 PM
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Originally Posted by kerrys914 View Post
I can get you the wire coler (blue I think) and skecth later today. I am heading out to until 1:30 (CST).

Send me an e-mail kerrys914 at yahoo.com and I'll send you the items and photos
Kerry,

Thanks and done. Looking forward to your data. Thanks for sharing.

Capt.
 
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Old 11-20-2012, 08:36 PM
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Had the coolant temp sensor recall done after taking off the VIP CAI and heat shield off. Also had the cosmoline damaged exterior trim replaced.

Hoping I don't have to go back to the dealer for 13k miles.
 
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Old 11-20-2012, 08:41 PM
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Sold mine...
 
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Old 11-20-2012, 09:12 PM
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Figured out how to put my headrests all the way down... lol
 
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Old 11-20-2012, 10:19 PM
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Picked her up from the dealer! It was dark so the pics aren't great. Tomorrow it's getting tinted so I'll post pics afterwards. WOOHOO!!
 
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Old 11-21-2012, 05:53 AM
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Congrats!!

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Picked her up from the dealer! It was dark so the pics aren't great. Tomorrow it's getting tinted so I'll post pics afterwards. WOOHOO!!
 
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Old 11-21-2012, 04:26 PM
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Washed the car after the rain, and put on our license plate. Goodbye brand new car!
 

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