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08-05-2018, 06:09 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,523
Posted By Ive's Mini

I accidentally bought a set of R56 S brake rotors...

I accidentally bought a set of R56 S brake rotors which are slightly larger than the non-s rotors. They use the same brake pads. I bought the Cooper S brake calipers brackets and everything bolted...
07-05-2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,513
Posted By Ive's Mini

I had that happen to mine. The way you need to...

I had that happen to mine. The way you need to do this is from underneath. As you look straight up around the areas of the latches, you can see where the lever that is controlled by the cable is...
06-11-2018, 05:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,523
Posted By Ive's Mini

Yes, the cat is part of this unit. The one I...

Yes, the cat is part of this unit. The one I bought is 50 state compliant and good for California emissions. This is the way to go. There is no downside. I was not going to spend that insane...
05-21-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 19,873
Views: 2,334,081
Posted By Ive's Mini

Hit this today! ...

Hit this today!
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05-20-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,523
Posted By Ive's Mini

The Magnaflow unit fits like OEM. I have it...

The Magnaflow unit fits like OEM. I have it attached to my stock cat back system and I love the way it changed the sound. Much deeper. With the stock manifold, I never felt a gain using race mode...
05-20-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,523
Posted By Ive's Mini

I think my car picked up 25-30 hp from the...

I think my car picked up 25-30 hp from the manifold. Tremendous gain. That being said, tuning may be possible now that the car is breathing better. The original manifold drops down to a golf ball...
05-20-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,523
Posted By Ive's Mini

The Sprint Booster is an amazing device. People...

The Sprint Booster is an amazing device. People on this forum bash it because it technically doesn't add horsepower, but the throttle lag diminishes tremendously making the car faster. Everyone who...
05-16-2018, 09:41 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,523
Posted By Ive's Mini

An update. All smiles! This car is transformed....

An update. All smiles! This car is transformed. I just came back from a 700 mile ride. The car climes hills without downshifting. Accelerating onto a highway is awesome! Driving freely on this...
05-08-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,523
Posted By Ive's Mini

Ok, without the Sprint Booster, the car still...

Ok, without the Sprint Booster, the car still pulls stronger than it ever did. I will say the car is quick. It has to be around 145 hp to feel the way it does. I also am up 2 mpg and that is with...
04-29-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,523
Posted By Ive's Mini

A discovery for all us Non-s people

My 2008 Non-s has 186000 miles on it. I was getting ready to replace my oil filter adapter gaskets for the 2nd time and when I removed the exhaust manifold cover, I found that my exhaust manifold...
02-09-2018, 03:21 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,640
Posted By Ive's Mini

Yes, your engine is a N12 as well. Here is...

Yes, your engine is a N12 as well.

Here is the link to the replacement part:...
02-07-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,640
Posted By Ive's Mini

I would like to report success with the Bursar...

I would like to report success with the Bursar Tools Russian PCV diaphragm part. Over 2000 miles since install and zero oil consumption! Best $40 spent ever!
01-09-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,640
Posted By Ive's Mini

Here are the pics: ...

Here are the pics:
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01-09-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,640
Posted By Ive's Mini

$30 Russian part installed!

I received my part today and I installed it. I also gutted the original cover and attached it on top of the new part. The average person will never notice the slight gap at the rearmost point. Now...
12-17-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,640
Posted By Ive's Mini

I just ordered a $30 kit from Russia that...

I just ordered a $30 kit from Russia that replaces the diaphragm in the PCV system in the valve cover. I will report back to the success or failure of this kit. If it fixes it, that is better than...
09-09-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,640
Posted By Ive's Mini

The consumption is coming from the valve seals. ...

The consumption is coming from the valve seals. That is why the cloud happens after idling. I am at 174000 miles and that is my issue. I'm going to replace my valve seals and do my timing chain...
09-29-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,132
Posted By Ive's Mini

I WIN!!! Here are some pics. It took me less...

I WIN!!! Here are some pics. It took me less than 10 minutes to get it open once I had my head clear. I used my light and my digital boroscope to get a picture and form a plan. I used a...
09-02-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,768
Posted By Ive's Mini

2008 Non-s. 135000.

2008 Non-s. 135000.
01-01-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,275
Posted By Ive's Mini

The sprint booster was the best money I have...

The sprint booster was the best money I have spent for the fun factor. I have the sport package as well, and there is no replacement for what the sprint booster adds. I too picked mine up here on...
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