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06-18-2019, 10:51 AM
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Posted By WhatV8

I am on board with what is described above. I...

I am on board with what is described above. I have used that basic procedure for multiple brand/type pads over ~20 years or so and haven't had any 'weird' brake related issues following it. Hardest...
06-13-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 789
Posted By RockC

A problem is one isn't guaranteed braking will be...

A problem is one isn't guaranteed braking will be normal for a hundred or so miles. In one case I washed my VW Golf TDI and didn't bother to drive the car after to dry the brakes. The next time I...
05-15-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 1,057,227
Posted By AWD_Rally

Getting my transmission seal, transfer case seal,...

Getting my transmission seal, transfer case seal, oil pump solenoid, water pump pulley and drive belt replaced.
Also flushing the transfer case and trans, putting in new fluids. Should run like a...
05-13-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 1,057,227
Posted By AWD_Rally

Oh! right! :lol: Yeah... Filmed in Mexico.

Oh! right! :lol:

Yeah... Filmed in Mexico.
04-22-2019, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 372
Posted By dmath

This might be what you need. ...

This might be what you need.
https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/r60-cooper-s-all4-sav/repair-manuals/31-front-axle-front-suspension/31-31-spring-struts/5cXVeNW
04-15-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,119
Posted By BDI

225/65r17 BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A K02 ...

225/65r17 BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A K02

These are great in all conditions including snow. Had to slightly mod the fender lining because it would rub on full lock. Other than that, it fits and...
Forum: 1st Gear
04-05-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 698
Posted By GeorgioGaliano

Update: Thought might be helpful to post this...

Update:
Thought might be helpful to post this update. After a couple of weeks of waiting, MINI USA agreed to replace my engine free of charge. I had a free loaner in the meantime. The was done last...
04-02-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By S-2013

Something similar happened to me about a year...

Something similar happened to me about a year ago. I was accelerating up a slight hill and heard a loud "pop". Afterwards I had lost considerable power but had no CEL and engine still ran ok. The...
03-27-2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By Juice84

You both make good points. I did the paper test...

You both make good points. I did the paper test and got nothing and I baby'd it to work this morning (nothing over 3k rpms in green mode) and nothing on my bumper. I'll run the revs higher on the...
03-19-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By Capt_bj

https://www.harborfreight.com/hand-tools/thermomet...

https://www.harborfreight.com/hand-tools/thermometers/non-contact-pocket-thermometer-93983.html $20

how one checks a wheel / rotor temp carefully
03-17-2019, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2,967
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Posted By pozzi

I've had my new-to-me '12 CMS for almost a month...

I've had my new-to-me '12 CMS for almost a month now and the weather finally let up enough to get a few things done to it this weekend.
Installed a rear bumper protector and fixed a fresh chip in...
03-15-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 441
Posted By jasbart

Thanks guys, good information. I’ve had decent...

Thanks guys, good information. I’ve had decent results dealing with Harbor Freight in the past, so I stopped by there yesterday and picked up a 1.5 scissor jack. Works fine and doesn’t take up too...
03-12-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 989
Posted By dmath

You should be able to put them on soon. I lived...

You should be able to put them on soon. I lived in Dublin for 13 years and don't remember much snow after the middle of March. I hope you'll post a photo once you have them on.
03-09-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 28,180
Posted By dmath

That's it. Simple idea but looks like it would be...

That's it. Simple idea but looks like it would be effective.
03-08-2019, 05:31 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 28,180
Posted By dmath

Doing the TC oil is a PITA. I had a lot of...

Doing the TC oil is a PITA. I had a lot of trouble getting a hose into the fill plug hole to get much fluid out. I got some but not a lot, I think I topped it off and will try again when the...
03-08-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 416
Posted By ECSTuning

Yep, usually it gets really bad in the rear when...

Yep, usually it gets really bad in the rear when the salt hits them and the rear parking brake lines stick from salt chewing away the inside cable, check those also while you are there to prevent the...
03-06-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 705
Posted By DneprDave

I haven't had any problems with my purchased new...

I haven't had any problems with my purchased new 2010 "S" with the N14 engine.
02-22-2019, 05:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 516
Posted By TheGreatOne

Everyone, thank you for all the interest. I...

Everyone, thank you for all the interest. I figured it was a great deal but didn't think i'd get that many calls/texts.

She is SOLD and will be going to a good home :thumbsup:

Thanks NAM

Sean
02-19-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 1,057,227
Posted By ECSTuning

They help on the backroads and rural areas with...

They help on the backroads and rural areas with no cars or lights. If you work or take your MINI out in the mountains or country they help.
02-18-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,527
Posted By Soul Coughing

Bump for a great seller. Went above and beyond to...

Bump for a great seller. Went above and beyond to make a deal happen for me. Two thumbs up!
02-14-2019, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,416
Posted By Ispelliod

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01-11-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By ECSTuning

https://www.ecstuning.com/Mini-2011-Cooper_Country...

https://www.ecstuning.com/Mini-2011-Cooper_Countryman-R60-Base-Hatchback-L4_1.6L_N16B16A/Drivetrain/Axles/

We have them here^^ But just in OEM, I have to contact some people and might have good...
01-08-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 1,057,227
Posted By dmath

When I bought my car, the trim ring around the...

When I bought my car, the trim ring around the shifter was marred at the 4 and 8 o'clock positions. I can't imagine how the previous owner did it (and probably don't want to know). Recently, I...
12-26-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 926
Posted By Kibbis

Yeah it was hard to see in that photo. I did the...

Yeah it was hard to see in that photo. I did the valve cover change this weekend, the cap was cracked, but it was hard to see. There was quite a bit of carbon build up on the membrane as well. The...
12-19-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 926
Posted By MrGrumpy

I don’t see where the cap is broken, I think it’s...

I don’t see where the cap is broken, I think it’s ok, but you probably need a new PCV diaphragm. The oil coming from the tube to the intake is because of the PCV. Can you hear any air hissing or...
12-17-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By kscw

I swapped mine with the exact same wheels on my...

I swapped mine with the exact same wheels on my 2012 S All4 a few months ago. They were from a 2016 JCW that the owner removed after purchase so they too had a couple hundred miles on them. I had...
12-14-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 590
Posted By cbryantnyc

The F series Minis use a different version of the...

The F series Minis use a different version of the tuner.
12-14-2018, 07:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 974
Posted By Lex2008

That was my intention but when I got home and 3/4...

That was my intention but when I got home and 3/4 ID didn't fit, so I tried the existing hose. My immediate concern was my system not holding pressure and losing coolant.

I posted measurements...
12-12-2018, 05:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,806
Posted By scubus

Nope, he is waiting for me to pick it up tonight!...

Nope, he is waiting for me to pick it up tonight! Decision made :)
12-06-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 626
Posted By StevePDX

You're absolutely correct! I should have been...

You're absolutely correct! I should have been much more clear in my explanation with the Add-a-Circuit. That device is what you use to activate the relay that allows the wiring harness to draw power...
12-05-2018, 01:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,159
Posted By twitch133

I had to wait longer than I really would have...

I had to wait longer than I really would have liked after this point. I was able to get the engine stripped for core pretty quick. But, the engine took longer than expected to build, and the...
10-30-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 28,180
Posted By bro_hof

Hope it all works out for you! Mine made noise...

Hope it all works out for you! Mine made noise for months and I continued to drive it until it started leaking at the output shaft from all the shrapnel in the case. It will let you know when it is...
10-25-2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,455
Posted By bmwr606

the rear diff and center diff (transfer case) use...

the rear diff and center diff (transfer case) use the same fluid.
castrol saf-xo, a gl5 75w90 rated gear oil.

the manual transmission uses mtf-lt4 75w90 transmission fluid.
10-04-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,175
Posted By ke3ee

They were sold

They were sold
08-16-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 2,967
Views: 1,057,227
Posted By H2o racer

Just purchased Last weekend. Took her out on...

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....
08-13-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 802
Posted By ybnormal70

I received it and installed it today. Makes a...

I received it and installed it today. Makes a noticeable difference. Thanks for the good deal.

Kevin
08-12-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1,373
Views: 811,850
Posted By shmandrew

3SDM 0.66 18x8.5 ET42. Custom full matte black...

3SDM 0.66 18x8.5 ET42. Custom full matte black finish.
Michelin Pilot Sport 4S 225/40/18
...
Forum: JCW Garage
08-09-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,383
Posted By cornjuice

*just wanted to add: It's been confirmed as well,...

*just wanted to add: It's been confirmed as well, that audi PCV is the same connection type and size..so if you are looking to buy a spare hose to chop..that may be a cheaper option.

**also looks...
08-02-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,756
Posted By Hope Hall

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmoto...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/1600x1067/873e1c1f_ca5c_40bd_8d23_374a960a6a1b_7088_000004e08a78a874_9190168c3c8ed09527f5e4e1b5947c9cc91d5237.jpeg...
07-31-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,483
Posted By Minidogger

+1 on filling thru drain hole. I just used a pc...

+1 on filling thru drain hole. I just used a pc of vinyl tubing that fit tight & used my suction gun to pump it in.

Filling thru the top port was painfully slow. Spilled more ATF than went in.
07-30-2018, 08:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,272
Posted By MrGrumpy

Yeah they just rotated it out of the way. I...

Yeah they just rotated it out of the way. I suggested taking it all the way out, just to give them plenty of room and it’s so simple and quick to do. It just seemed easier
07-29-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,272
Posted By MrGrumpy

Ok, I think understand what you mean. Here’s what...

Ok, I think understand what you mean. Here’s what you do. Get a #25 torx head screwdriver, an 8mm socket or wrench, and a #5 Allen or hex key or bit. The thing covering the “B” connection is your...
07-28-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,483
Posted By yesti

I messed with that same top bolt and pumping it...

I messed with that same top bolt and pumping it back thru the drain bolt is way easier for me. You need to get that pipe to screw in the drain hole but its worth it. Im overdue on my 5th 10k drain...
07-26-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,013
Posted By downshift1

A lift kit and skid plate does not make a rally...

A lift kit and skid plate does not make a rally car. I've had to piece back together more subies than I care to think about that had the same idea as you.

The drivetrain angles, suspension angles,...
07-26-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 688
Posted By Virgilstar

Do you have the system set to blow/deliver air on...

Do you have the system set to blow/deliver air on the windshield? Most cars nowadays have an interlock so that the AC compressor runs automatically whenever it's blowing air on the windshield, to...
07-25-2018, 08:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 643
Posted By Noonzio

I'm pretty sure they are not s-lites

I'm pretty sure they are not s-lites
07-18-2018, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,678
Posted By Crazy Airborne

Thanks for the write up, I have a grinding noise...

Thanks for the write up, I have a grinding noise im thinking is bearing. I guess this is normal at 77k miles.
07-17-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,554
Posted By downshift1

These are one of my favorite Rays wheels as I...

These are one of my favorite Rays wheels as I have a set of silver one just like this, brand new in the box still.

I am interested in having a spare set but I am a little confused though as they...
06-05-2018, 12:17 AM
Replies: 1,373
Views: 811,850
Posted By LowCountry S

9j FKs Alpha Zender Milanos Keskin KT5s

9j FKs

Alpha Zender Milanos

Keskin KT5s
04-26-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 705
Posted By Derek86

Well this thread doesn't live up to its title.

Well this thread doesn't live up to its title.
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