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09-23-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 531
Posted By vetsvette

Nope. I’m still canceling the warnings every time...

Nope. I’m still canceling the warnings every time I start the car. I’ve never been able to find a wiring diagram for the seat harness. That damned yellow plug doesn’t help either. If I can find the...
09-15-2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By vetsvette

Wow, that really sucks. Glad no one was injured...

Wow, that really sucks. Glad no one was injured though. You can always fix/replace a car. Not so easy with a loved one.
Forum: 1st Gear
09-13-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 270
Posted By vetsvette

Hey Karl. I was wondering if you would ever find...

Hey Karl. I was wondering if you would ever find your way over here. Welcome to the neighborhood.
09-12-2018, 05:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,733
Posted By vetsvette

Thanks, I’m getting there. Now just have to wait...

Thanks, I’m getting there. Now just have to wait and see what the final track of Hurricane Florence is gonna be. I can’t put the Mini in my storage building because my Suburban is down for a complete...
Forum: JCW Garage
09-08-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 624
Posted By vetsvette

I ran NM springs with 215/45X17 tires on 7.5 inch...

I ran NM springs with 215/45X17 tires on 7.5 inch NM wheels with offset of 40. It dropped the car ~1- 1.5 inches. No clearance issues with mine. But with your tire size and looking at your pictures I...
08-29-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,281
Posted By vetsvette

Since you’re still under warranty, I’m going to...

Since you’re still under warranty, I’m going to assume you don’t want to flash the ECU. I would recommend you add an NM Power Module. I ran that combination for two years without a problem. It seems...
08-22-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 49,275
Posted By vetsvette

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmoto...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/2000x1325/de3ab28b_bb9d_48bf_b5c5_d3189ca68954_ec8d1fb484bf7b1323eec277c9bcdc8099c3ffaf.jpeg...
Forum: JCW Garage
08-19-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,915
Posted By vetsvette

The only adjustment you have on those is height.

The only adjustment you have on those is height.
08-17-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By vetsvette

I would wait until the dealer brings all the...

I would wait until the dealer brings all the software up to date. You never know what they’ll update during a regular appointment. Most times when they update a module you will lose any custom...
Forum: Suspension
08-08-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 940
Posted By vetsvette

Either of the RSBs will be good. I went with the...

Either of the RSBs will be good. I went with the 22mm solid bar vs the 25mm hollow bar. I also added the NM billet mounts with grease fittings, so that canceled out any price difference. The end...
08-07-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By vetsvette

Haven’t seen any of the rear strut bars for the F...

Haven’t seen any of the rear strut bars for the F cars. Chris Sneed made my kit to finish off the rear after he welded the roll bar in. Before that I had searched several times for the rear brace,...
08-07-2018, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By vetsvette

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

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/1773x1773/ecad5e0f_e6ad_4078_b88f_7a59bb16076a_d18793021bb02f039d8a8e4eb3c2fe452e779dd8.jpeg
I’ve had my rear seat delete for...
08-07-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 448
Posted By vetsvette

I definitely concur with thr OP. G3 Automotive...

I definitely concur with thr OP. G3 Automotive has been working on my Minis for 5 years and I have had nothing but stellar service. If you live anywhere close to Raleigh, NC, Chris is the man to go...
Forum: JCW Garage
07-31-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 6,419
Posted By vetsvette

First thing I would do is replace the oil...

First thing I would do is replace the oil filter, then the tensioner. I posted links for brake cables and rear calipers in an earlier post. When you get frustrated with the car, just remember what...
07-30-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 752
Posted By vetsvette

You’ve got to remember that the coolant in that...

You’ve got to remember that the coolant in that little motor runs between 225 and 230 degrees all the time. When you turn the car off there is nowhere for the heat to go. You’ve got the engine...
07-29-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,097
Posted By vetsvette

I have the remote adjusters coming with my new...

I have the remote adjusters coming with my new RMW coil overs. No idea about the length, but I’ll let you know once they arrive. Hopefully by mid month.
Forum: JCW Garage
07-28-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 6,419
Posted By vetsvette

https://www.northamericanmotoring.com/forums/mini-...

https://www.northamericanmotoring.com/forums/mini-parts-for-sale/329562-used-gen-1-rear-brake-calipers-new-hand-brake-cable.html
...
07-27-2018, 08:10 PM
Replies: 19,908
Views: 2,347,232
Posted By vetsvette

Very nice! Congrats.

Very nice! Congrats.
Forum: 1st Gear
07-27-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 374
Posted By vetsvette

Every time I see this thread I get hungry. Anyone...

Every time I see this thread I get hungry. Anyone that has been on the “Pittsburger Run” at MOTD will know what I mean. :razz:
07-22-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 49,275
Posted By vetsvette

Oh yeah. The car has a lot more power than the...

Oh yeah. The car has a lot more power than the dyno showed. I think it was a combination of bad gas, altitude, and the people running the dyno. Only one other car had higher numbers and he was...
07-21-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,078
Posted By vetsvette

I agree with you about the brackets, but I didn’t...

I agree with you about the brackets, but I didn’t have any extra holes.
07-07-2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,039
Posted By vetsvette

Now that sounds like a real blast. :roll:

Now that sounds like a real blast. :roll:
07-05-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 804
Posted By vetsvette

The picture of the engine compartment with the...

The picture of the engine compartment with the red cover happens to be my car. I can tell you with certainty that the air filter is completely enclosed.
06-24-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By vetsvette

Yup. Hook latch linkage.

Yup. Hook latch linkage.
06-20-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 495
Posted By vetsvette

My F56 has been lowered 1.5 inches for more than...

My F56 has been lowered 1.5 inches for more than 2 years, first on NM springs and now on BC Racing coil overs. I have never experienced a “shimmy” as a result. I’m changing to RMW coil overs soon and...
06-17-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By vetsvette

KYDan proved on the dyno that flap open is worth...

KYDan proved on the dyno that flap open is worth 8HP over closed.
06-17-2018, 07:07 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 142,424
Posted By vetsvette

I’ll try to find my copy.

I’ll try to find my copy.
Forum: JCW Garage
06-16-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By vetsvette

That’s a good start. But, I’d still go with the...

That’s a good start. But, I’d still go with the coil overs. Once you get the suspension dialed in, then you’ll be able to take advantage of the increased power from future upgrades. You don’t need...
06-14-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,733
Posted By vetsvette

RMW is coming out with their first set of 3rd Gen...

RMW is coming out with their first set of 3rd Gen coil overs and I have the chance to be the first to try them out. The BC’s were just another step in the evolution of my suspension anyway, it’s just...
Forum: JCW Garage
06-14-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,146
Posted By vetsvette

This is a well known problem with this system....

This is a well known problem with this system. Some people experience it while others don’t, or it just happens with varying degrees of annoyance. I traced the problem with mine to my Apple Watch....
06-12-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 13,023
Posted By vetsvette

Sure they do!

Sure they do!
06-08-2018, 05:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,575
Posted By vetsvette

I’m happy with my Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3...

I’m happy with my Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 tires. Speedo reads more accurately than it did with OEM run flats. Great summer (wet & dry) tires. Tested them extensively at MOTD.
Forum: Detailing 101
06-06-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 872
Posted By vetsvette

I wish I lived closer Dave. I’d love to have you...

I wish I lived closer Dave. I’d love to have you detail my car.
06-05-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 478
Posted By vetsvette

No doubt, but I like the looks of the JCW Pro all...

No doubt, but I like the looks of the JCW Pro all weather mats better.
06-05-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,567
Posted By vetsvette

Nope. I didn't bother to pull a plug to check....

Nope. I didn't bother to pull a plug to check. One reason is I knew you were on top of it and the other reason is I only have full use of one arm. Heck, it took me over an hour to change the pugs the...
05-30-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,334
Posted By vetsvette

Fire Sale!

Fire Sale!
05-29-2018, 02:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,783
Posted By vetsvette

Dude! You've gotta get your speelchecker a...

Dude! You've gotta get your speelchecker a tuneup! :lol:
05-28-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By vetsvette

It's been a while, but I think it was 700 watts....

It's been a while, but I think it was 700 watts. Got a heck of a deal on a factory refurbed unit. I used the speaker with separate tweeter in the front and rear. The coaxial would probably work...
05-28-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 391
Posted By vetsvette

I have a similar system installed in another...

I have a similar system installed in another vehicle. I have the AVH-P3400 head unit with an Infinity 5 channel amp. I went with the Infinity Kappa speakers and they have never let me down. I'm using...
05-26-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,733
Posted By vetsvette

RMW coil overs.

RMW coil overs.
05-24-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,783
Posted By vetsvette

I'd have to bring my grandson with me to carry...

I'd have to bring my grandson with me to carry the new 2.5 liter motor out to the car. Getting ahead of myself though. Have to wait until the prototype is finished. :grin: In the meantime I'm waiting...
05-20-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,904
Posted By vetsvette

Looks like this thread/subject has run it's...

Looks like this thread/subject has run it's course... again. Closing it out.
05-19-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,392
Posted By vetsvette

I had the same setup as you for a couple of years...

I had the same setup as you for a couple of years too. Out of the blue I got a CEL, but it still drove and performed normally. Like you I removed the NM and took it in to the dealer. Turned out the...
05-16-2018, 05:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By vetsvette

I sent my SG II back for Gen 2 programming and...

I sent my SG II back for Gen 2 programming and again when I traded for a 3rd Gen F56. All it cost me each time was the postage to send it to them.
05-16-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 674
Posted By vetsvette

When I was researching this a couple of years...

When I was researching this a couple of years ago, it seems that all the OEM wheels were in the 25-26 pound range. These were 17" wheels. I eventually decided to go with NM RSe05 wheels at 17 pounds.
05-12-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,332
Posted By vetsvette

IMO anything you can do to tie one side to the...

IMO anything you can do to tie one side to the other is good. There is just varying degrees of good. I have both with the addition of a four point roll bar. Don’t think I can do anything to make it...
05-05-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 19,908
Views: 2,347,232
Posted By vetsvette

He looks like he sneezed and all hell broke...

He looks like he sneezed and all hell broke loose! :grin:
Good luck with your project Snaps.
05-04-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,368
Posted By vetsvette

The main attraction of the Pitts-Burger Run....

The main attraction of the Pitts-Burger Run. Always a fun drive and awesome burgers. I’m talking about 1 pound of prime ground cow when it hits the grill. Flame broiled over a hardwood fire. :nod:...
05-03-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,822
Posted By vetsvette

Just when I thought I had the motor...

Just when I thought I had the motor finished......

Now Jan comes up with this. ��
Subscribing to the thread. :popcorn:
05-01-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 17,221
Posted By vetsvette

Love my secret compartment. And the air...

Love my secret compartment. And the air conditioned glove box. I have used it to keep a cold sub chilled for the drive home. :thumbsup:
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