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Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 06-02-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By 02fanatic
I think you’ll be fine....remember the longer...

I think you’ll be fine....remember the longer wheelbase on the F55 will ride smoother as well regardless of suspension setup.
Forum: JCW Garage 05-28-2018, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By 02fanatic
Welcome Sterling!

Welcome Sterling!
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 05-24-2018, 05:23 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,281
Posted By 02fanatic
Bingo!....you took the words right out of my...

Bingo!....you took the words right out of my mouth! I see a lot of defending the new configurator, but in reality it limits the custom build tremendously, and in this day & age the sky should be the...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 05-13-2018, 03:56 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,281
Posted By 02fanatic
Yes, it’s called “bait and switch”.....very...

Yes, it’s called “bait and switch”.....very disappointing that you have to go for the most expensive option to be able to get a few basic options that used to be added to a base configuration!

In...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 05-04-2018, 04:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,526
Posted By 02fanatic
You might think of making it all wheel drive to...

You might think of making it all wheel drive to harness all the power you might end up with! More power is not always a good thing if the chassis & drivetrain can’t handle it! Just sayin....sounds...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 05-02-2018, 04:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 17,118
Posted By 02fanatic
It’s not often that you can say the early cars...

It’s not often that you can say the early cars are better in a generation of auto makes, except for now! Early F56 MINI’s definitely have some desirable features that the later cars are totally...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 04-20-2018, 03:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 580
Posted By 02fanatic
I cannot see the logic in eliminating this side...

I cannot see the logic in eliminating this side visor. I LOVE mine! You know, the MINI is not built like many cars and it's not feasible to swing the front visor over to the side for protection...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 04-19-2018, 05:24 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,239
Posted By 02fanatic
I agree with USA-RET, vetsvette & others! I am so...

I agree with USA-RET, vetsvette & others! I am so glad I have a 2015 JCW 6MT without all the bells & whistles! Usually, as a car model ages it gets better!...not so sure now! MINI is screwing up a...
Forum: JCW Garage 04-16-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 94,814
Posted By 02fanatic
Well, based on that photo if your car is lowered...

Well, based on that photo if your car is lowered as extremely as that one, my guess is the et 53 is a safer bet from rubbing the fenders! But the 7.5” width might put et 53 too close to the struts. ...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 04-15-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 26,460
Posted By 02fanatic
How did you find it on YouTube? I may watch it...

How did you find it on YouTube? I may watch it too! Yeah, Sebring has always been tough on cars & drivers. My only visit to see the 12 hours was in 1966....believe me those were the days! Cobras...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 02-25-2018, 04:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,344
Posted By 02fanatic
They absolutely have to tell you about any...

They absolutely have to tell you about any damage. The fact that they tried to cover it up does not look very honest. I would demand an answer and have it fixed properly or even reject the...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 12-21-2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,453
Posted By 02fanatic
I don’t pay all that much attention to it, except...

I don’t pay all that much attention to it, except when I care to look. One time during spirited driving I looked at my speed and noticed I was still in 2nd gear!! lol! The car can handle it but...
Forum: JCW Garage 12-05-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,002
Posted By 02fanatic
Spectacular JCW! ;-) But why DC over Tampa? ...

Spectacular JCW! ;-)

But why DC over Tampa? I moved to PA from FL (Sarasota)....I keep questioning my sanity! lol! But on the plus side the twisties up here are much better than the straight &...
Forum: JCW Garage 11-30-2017, 06:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,307
Posted By 02fanatic
If you like what the Clubman offers, I say the...

If you like what the Clubman offers, I say the more power you have the better and from experience I can say the JCW engine is stellar! I wouldn’t worry too much about the options but you could ask to...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 11-20-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,207
Posted By 02fanatic
I think your MCS is perfect as is....I’d keep it...

I think your MCS is perfect as is....I’d keep it for s long time!
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 11-17-2017, 06:00 AM
Replies: 1,597
Views: 492,835
Posted By 02fanatic
sweet!!!!

sweet!!!!
Forum: F54 :: Clubman Talk (2015+) 11-15-2017, 05:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,041
Posted By 02fanatic
I wanted the cd option in my 2015 JCW but I had...

I wanted the cd option in my 2015 JCW but I had to also spec visual boost...as I recall that was another $1,000!!!! Even though that’s a ridiculous amount I still miss using my CDs...the USB stick...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 10-29-2017, 06:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,246
Posted By 02fanatic
As you know it’s hard to compare because tire...

As you know it’s hard to compare because tire inflation should be with cold tires & tpms only works after driving for awhile. All I know is after inflating to spec then driving the tpms is close but...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 08-18-2017, 04:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 693
Posted By 02fanatic
Well, there's another reason to not buy an...

Well, there's another reason to not buy an automatic! lol! Seriously, the pedals are probably smaller on a clutch car, and the left foot stays out of the way much of the time, so there's less...
Forum: Tires, Wheels, & Brakes 08-17-2017, 01:17 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 296,917
Posted By 02fanatic
Nice presentation! I like the platinum wheels as...

Nice presentation! I like the platinum wheels as black wheels, while fine on some colors, just seem to blend in with the black vinyl fender trim pieces to make the overall look awkward imo! The...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 08-01-2017, 04:23 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 16,128
Posted By 02fanatic
You'll get used to it....I didn't like it either...

You'll get used to it....I didn't like it either when I drove my JCW for the first time, but I don't even think about it anymore! Turn your radio up and just drive! lol! If you ever miss a shift...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 07-14-2017, 07:35 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 43,521
Posted By 02fanatic
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 07-06-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,163
Posted By 02fanatic
Its a BMW thing! ;-)

Its a BMW thing! ;-)
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 07-03-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 941
Posted By 02fanatic
Glad it worked out! I was about to say that you...

Glad it worked out! I was about to say that you didn't want the JCW enough to walk for only $250! You will graduate from a Justa smile to a JCW Permanent smile! Thumbs up on your JCW purchase!
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 07-02-2017, 04:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 941
Posted By 02fanatic
Sounds like a very good deal! I'd jump at it! ...

Sounds like a very good deal! I'd jump at it! The sport suspension on the JCW is stellar imo...I've driven & ridden in cars with sport suspensions that are "rough" but not the JCW....if you are...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 06-23-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,559
Posted By 02fanatic
Analog gauges would rock!

Analog gauges would rock!
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 06-13-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,965
Posted By 02fanatic
Bingo! Totally agree.....it's best to try and...

Bingo! Totally agree.....it's best to try and put yourself in the other person's shoes rather than be so judgmental! Sorry, but that's my view! Nothing is cut & dry in many instances. Nobody has...
Forum: JCW Garage 05-25-2017, 07:28 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 86,694
Posted By 02fanatic
Very nice! :thumbsup: Love the coco mats too! ...

Very nice! :thumbsup: Love the coco mats too! I've been thinking of going with those for a couple years. Does the velcro on the back of the coco mats line up with the stock attachment position?
Forum: JCW Garage 01-19-2016, 05:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,895
Posted By 02fanatic
I have a JCW with the sport suspension...

I have a JCW with the sport suspension only....I'm in my 60's, been a car guy my whole life, and the ride is NOT too harsh even in sport mode. Some liked getting the DDC to use on long trips or in...
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