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Forum: Suspension
03-30-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 420
Posted By mbwicz

Slotting Strut Towers for more camber

I saw a picture that that indicated that MINI elongated the slots in the strut towers on the GP2 to allow for more negative camber. So when I was swapping struts, I decided to follow this idea. In...
12-18-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,755
Posted By Eddie07S

You laugh, but I have heard that suggest before. ...

You laugh, but I have heard that suggest before. The Gen 2 S with those big scoops up front do pretty well at cooling the brakes in the rain. It is like a fire hose. The worst part about those...
12-17-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,840
Posted By oldbrokenwind

For those interested, it's update time again....

For those interested, it's update time again. Taking advantage of NAM's new Build section, and posting there ---...
Forum: Suspension
11-20-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 905
Posted By WayMotorWorks

We sell and install both the Bilsteins and the...

We sell and install both the Bilsteins and the Konis. And I can tell you we've been much happier with the Konis for quality of ride. So I highly recommend them and think you will be happy with the...
11-06-2018, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By oldbrokenwind

Whatever you do, please send a notice to ALL...

Whatever you do, please send a notice to ALL members that changes have been made, and include a brief description. It was only yesterday that I found out about the General --- Build section.

I too...
11-05-2018, 04:05 AM
Replies: 3
Drivetrain 2013 MCS tune
Views: 520
Posted By thebombardier

I have a 2011 N18 and have been running a Manic...

I have a 2011 N18 and have been running a Manic Stage 2 tune for about 50k miles/3 years now. I did blow up an engine, however that was due to a lot of other compounded issues on top of the tune....
10-30-2018, 05:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,956
Posted By 4mikebruns

Dotted line was Full Bolt Ons, JMTC S42 on 100...

Dotted line was Full Bolt Ons, JMTC S42 on 100 octane Manic Stage 2 Map C (22PSI)

Solid line was Full Bolt Ons, JMTC S42 on 93 octane RPM Stage 3 Map B (21PSI)

You can see that peak numbers are...
Forum: GP Talk
08-14-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,586
Posted By Drewalbiston

Hello everyone, The car is very well at the...

Hello everyone,

The car is very well at the Glen. For people saying it would feel dangerous, it felt more stable than ever. This was also with hard trail braking and really getting the rear out...
Forum: GP Talk
08-06-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,586
Posted By Eddie07S

Hope the OP doesn’t mind we have gone off topic...

Hope the OP doesn’t mind we have gone off topic on his thread, again.
I believe the H-sport 27mm front bar is hollow and is less stiff than the 24 mm bar JCW Sport bar and just slightly stiffer than...
08-06-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 39,881
Posted By MrGrumpy

I know that this is an old thread , but I wanted...

I know that this is an old thread , but I wanted to add my 2 cents. I recently purchased a DV+ for the N18 automatic used from a forum member here. He sent it to me along with a factory diverter for...
07-18-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,439
Posted By Rich B.

Car/Options List question.

Hey all....I've just noticed something about my build sheet info, obtained from the "Owners' Lounge", and what I am seeing on my car? The build sheet states the interior as "Leather Lounge,...
05-24-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,073
Posted By GeneralSpecific

Yeah, all of us Coupe owners are a bit nuts. I've...

Yeah, all of us Coupe owners are a bit nuts. I've got mine paid off now so I'm going to maintain it at least for as long as it takes me to pay off my student loans. Classic? ehh, probably not. An...
05-21-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,577
Posted By Tigger2011

I definitely wouldn't consider the STR as a baby...

I definitely wouldn't consider the STR as a baby clutch. OSG is notorious for underrating their clutches. OBW ran a single disc STR at 350 HP with no issues. The difference between the STR and GT...
Forum: GP Talk
03-20-2018, 01:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,573
Posted By robbo mcs

GP slots are 24mm long ...

GP slots are 24mm long

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03-17-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,599
Posted By dube53

[QUOTE=Grip Grip;4375627]Well, I thought I was...

[QUOTE=Grip Grip;4375627]Well, I thought I was done, but I still have a few bugs to work out. Looks like 'Whine not Walnuts' was right about the hinges. The driver side is giving me issues, so I'll...
02-13-2018, 06:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,239
Posted By njaremka

I used the Akrapovic installation sheet as a...

I used the Akrapovic installation sheet as a guide for my down pipe install. Worked great.
...
02-04-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 808
Posted By Minnie.the.Moocher

https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/f56-cooper-s-ha...

https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/f56-cooper-s-hat/repair-manuals/34-brakes/34-21-rear-wheel-brakes/1VnXtihcMI
12-07-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,176
Posted By ECSTuning

Its low mileage and the JCW engines of the N14...

Its low mileage and the JCW engines of the N14 that I have seen have been the strongest of the N14's (thats the last year). I have one R58 JCW 2012(last year for the JCW n14 here) and its fine. Its...
10-31-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 79,803
Posted By Tigger2011

This will demonstrate better than a description I...

This will demonstrate better than a description I think. Old Vlad vs New, Stage 2 meth JCW vs Stage 3 meth X51 all else being equal. Below 3700 RPM New Vlad lags behind Old Vlad in first gear. After...
10-12-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 79,803
Posted By Tigger2011

One has to be extremely careful running blends...

One has to be extremely careful running blends through a meth injection system. All use basically the same pump heads made with EPDM diaphragms. The seal in the Aquamist FAV is also EPDM. EPDM is...
07-14-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 16
F55/F56 F56 Facelift?
Views: 2,930
Posted By siriuszero

I saw some other spy shots and the tail lights...

I saw some other spy shots and the tail lights look like they have a Union Jack pattern for the LED accents, like the Superleggera concept...

...
06-16-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,069
Posted By rtowell

What tires are you running? Runflats are very...

What tires are you running? Runflats are very stiff. Changing to non-runflat tires will soften things up a lot.

Personally, I can definitely tell a difference in the DDC settings ... much more...
05-29-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,582
Posted By vetsvette

What is wrong with you people? Everybody knows...

What is wrong with you people? Everybody knows that horsepower is like beer and money. There's no such thing as having too much! :grin::grin::nod:
01-04-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,840
Posted By Tigger2011

Might have been the thread on my N18 build your...

Might have been the thread on my N18 build your thinking of. And yep I was pretty new to Mini's at the time. We were replacing the N18 cams with different factory N18 cams. Basically it was a post...
10-21-2016, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,577
Posted By Tigger2011

OS Giken Twin Disc Clutch Review

There's not much information on the OSG twin available on-line so I thought some might find this information useful. I put some info in the build thread for Vlad but I've been waiting to post an...
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