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06-03-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,792
Posted By El-Grunto

I thought they were the same when browsing...

I thought they were the same when browsing through their stock. And when I saw them I thought, "Hey, aren't those the same wheels up on NAM?" Odd that it shows as in stock.
05-22-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,679
Posted By El-Grunto

I removed the whole front bumper assembly when I...

I removed the whole front bumper assembly when I did mine. The clips that hold everything together are a PITA. Getting the bumper assembly off is easy though.
Forum: JCW Garage
05-17-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,300
Posted By El-Grunto

I'm not here to get into pissing match over...

I'm not here to get into pissing match over transmissions. If you like manuals that's cool and if you like autos that's also cool. But there's a reason not having a manual option for a drivers car is...
Forum: JCW Garage
05-17-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,300
Posted By El-Grunto

And there's a reason the most driver of the...

And there's a reason the most driver of the driver's car, the Miata, sells more manuals than autos. Because while a manual may be slower nowadays it offers a connection with the car that an auto...
Forum: JCW Garage
05-05-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,326
Posted By El-Grunto

When I had an Elite on my F56 S you could feel it...

When I had an Elite on my F56 S you could feel it instantly pretty much throughout the entire rev range. Give the car some more miles for the ECU to adjust.
05-02-2019, 07:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,118
Posted By El-Grunto

Yup! My Elle is just a little special it seems....

Yup! My Elle is just a little special it seems. They also took measurements on the diameter of the shifter housing to make adjustments on the clip going forward. The shifter now centers and feels...
04-26-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,118
Posted By El-Grunto

If you're out in WA and can meet up I'm totally...

If you're out in WA and can meet up I'm totally down. But this is my only car so I can't have it sitting for a few days.



I hope so because I completely destroyed the OEM retaining clip trying...
04-24-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,533
Posted By El-Grunto

I got mine from ECS Tuning - they're around $50 a...

I got mine from ECS Tuning - they're around $50 a piece for the hood and hatch. They're the OEM badges that you see on the Knights edition JCW. As for the badging that says COOPER S on the back you...
04-19-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,416
Posted By El-Grunto

I installed mine last night and in good WA...

I installed mine last night and in good WA fashion it's raining today. So I drove around for an hour on back roads and I-5 where the water gets kicked up by cars and turned into a fine mist. So the...
04-18-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,588
Posted By El-Grunto

I actually ordered the black LCI badges a few...

I actually ordered the black LCI badges a few days ago for my '15 and they should be here Saturday. Does anyone have the part number or a listing for the boot handle? I've been told due to being...
04-16-2019, 12:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,080
Posted By El-Grunto

How was the dif. install? I've had the Wavetrac...

How was the dif. install? I've had the Wavetrac on my parts list for a while and while the dif. itself isn't that expensive I really haven't looked into what it would take to install it myself or how...
04-10-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,416
Posted By El-Grunto

Thanks, guys. That's exactly what I was trying to...

Thanks, guys. That's exactly what I was trying to find. Seems like I'll just have to make my own carbon fiber scoop... with black jack and hookers.
04-01-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 881
Posted By El-Grunto

Dope! I'm currently stockpiling parts to install...

Dope! I'm currently stockpiling parts to install in one go and these are one of them. Definitely will have to get mine powdercoated too.
Forum: JCW Garage
03-18-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,698
Posted By El-Grunto

Sure, the Dinan has problems and so do the JB4...

Sure, the Dinan has problems and so do the JB4 and NM module. It's not really Dinan's fault the guy took his car to a non-Dinan certified dealer instead of contacting Dinan or at least touching base...
03-12-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,736
Posted By El-Grunto

Clutch started a thread the other day about the...

Clutch started a thread the other day about the Eventuri. The video was in German and it was a little hard to read the instrument's screen showing the 80-150 KMH time but apparently the car had a...
03-09-2019, 03:40 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,175
Posted By El-Grunto

Yes. It's not a whole lot but it's good for an...

Yes. It's not a whole lot but it's good for an additional 20 or so HP. Should bring you up to 208 HP and 221 ft-lb assuming everything else is stock.
02-19-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,348
Posted By El-Grunto

Outmotoring, ECS Tuning, Way Motor Works, and...

Outmotoring, ECS Tuning, Way Motor Works, and Mini Mania are all I can remember off the top of my head and are pretty decent.
02-10-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,438
Posted By El-Grunto

​​​​​​ Thanks, man. Definitely looking forward...

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Thanks, man. Definitely looking forward to the review.
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