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07-13-2019, 04:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 614
Posted By mkov608

Shipbreaker, I"ve been down this road; I have the...

Shipbreaker, I"ve been down this road; I have the N12 engine, and you have the N16; they are similar with the main difference being the volume optimized oil pump in the N16. In my case my cylinder...
07-04-2019, 09:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,265
Posted By mkov608

High Air Conditioning Discharge Temp (Solved!)

Greetings fellow motorists! Like others, we have been plagued with higher than normal (normal being when the car was new) AC temps. It's summer time here in Florida, and many other northern...
06-24-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 876
Posted By mkov608

Something is very wrong here; that oil pump gear...

Something is very wrong here; that oil pump gear looks damaged as well.
05-21-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,998
Posted By mkov608

Well, it looks like some of the steps for...

Well, it looks like some of the steps for removal/installation of the cylinder head were not performed correctly.

For your first fault code, I'll bet that can be fixed by reconnecting the...
05-16-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 679
Posted By mkov608

I am the original owner of my BMW and my MINI,...

I am the original owner of my BMW and my MINI, and my rear shocks on the BMW were completely shot at 80K miles. When I disassembled the front struts, they were in better shape, but I'm still glad I...
04-09-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,322
Posted By mkov608

Too many variables. Price is only one of them. ...

Too many variables. Price is only one of them. Who owned them, did they perform the routine maintenance? Is that maintenance documented? Accidents?
12-17-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,920
Posted By mkov608

I'll be testing my car after the 1st of the year....

I'll be testing my car after the 1st of the year. I just called my local performance shop to make sure they can handle a front-wheel drive car. As of now, I plan on putting the OEM manifold back on...
12-07-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,340
Posted By mkov608

Ok new lessons learned. The SB will not show any...

Ok new lessons learned. The SB will not show any results without the engine running. So, my first post scans were misleading because I was performing my throttle excursions in the garage without the...
12-06-2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,340
Posted By mkov608

Thinking about a Sprint Booster for your R56? Changed to "is it worth the money?"

After reading all the reviews for the Sprint Booster, I recently purchased a V3 on Black Friday. After following the provided installation instructions to the letter, I connected my Foxwell GT80 mini...
11-02-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 793
Posted By mkov608

Foxwell makes a series of inexpensive scanners...

Foxwell makes a series of inexpensive scanners that work well with the BMW and MINI. Foxwell makes the Schwaben scanner. Currently, Foxwell scanners can code Mercedes; I've told Foxwell reps that...
10-29-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 579
Posted By mkov608

Sorry, the first instruction link I posted was...

Sorry, the first instruction link I posted was wrong; that is for replacing the actual metal A-pillar.

Here are the steps for pulling the exterior A-pillar cover: ...
10-12-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 958
Posted By mkov608

You probably don't need the Bentley or the Haynes...

You probably don't need the Bentley or the Haynes ... use this website ...newtis.info. Bentley pulls their information from this resource. I just used newtis.info for removing and installing the...
09-17-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 799
Posted By mkov608

Yes, the head gasket can leak without any visible...

Yes, the head gasket can leak without any visible signs of damage. It takes close examination of the head gasket to determine if there was a failure. Over heating could have caused the freeze plug to...
08-18-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 499
Posted By mkov608

Well here are some considerations for bolted...

Well here are some considerations for bolted joints. Anytime you have a problem like the one you've described, you need to look at three things. The bolt, the parent thread (the wheel hub in this...
06-12-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By mkov608

Excellent! When you register it on the Foxwell...

Excellent! When you register it on the Foxwell web site, do not enter the SN on the back of the scanner. Power on the scanner by connecting it to the OBDII port on the car and find the "about"...
06-11-2018, 05:20 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 11,920
Posted By mkov608

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmoto...

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Hey everyone! I just found this tread from a link in...
06-10-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By mkov608

I checked the Cooper with the NT510, and I don't...

I checked the Cooper with the NT510, and I don't see a test for the throttle actuator or as it's called in the Bentley manual "throttle housing" (EDK); there's an live test feature for the...
06-10-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By mkov608

I don't know. I've performed walnut blasting on...

I don't know. I've performed walnut blasting on my BMW 335i, and didn't have any issues. Granted it's not the same car, but BMW makes the MINI.


I just read this thread.

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06-05-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 692
Posted By mkov608

What it looks like is the inner diameter of the...

What it looks like is the inner diameter of the rotor is corroded; this means the pad is not making contact ... contact that normally cleans off any corrosion.


"All surfaces" were cleaned with...
05-30-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 819
Posted By mkov608

Spend the money and get a Motive pressure...

Spend the money and get a Motive pressure bleeder. $50 buck on Amazon.
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05-29-2018, 05:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,064
Posted By mkov608

Install a Snow Performance Water/Methanol kit ......

Install a Snow Performance Water/Methanol kit ... no more valve cleaning!!!
Forum: How to
04-21-2018, 06:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,625
Posted By mkov608

SZL Module Reset (post clutch change) Solved

(’07 MINI Cooper w/ DSC)


I wanted to pass this on to everyone because I was getting bad information from the dealer and a local Indy shop, and the Bentley service manual is incomplete when it...
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