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Forum: Detailing 101
06-11-2019, 04:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,710
Posted By Capt_bj

I've used steam for years and never had a problem...

I've used steam for years and never had a problem

you can pickup a small steam cleaner for around $100
...
05-15-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 764
Posted By cristo

Actually, stock front camber specs are -0.5...

Actually, stock front camber specs are
-0.5 +/- 0.4 degrees ( -0.1 to -0.9).
05-09-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 691
Posted By gumbedamit

He said he was losing coolant and that his fan...

He said he was losing coolant and that his fan would come on. On the R50's the recovery tank is not pressurized. I had an R50 that exhibited the same problem and when I checked the thermostat the...
04-25-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,350
Posted By Eddie07S

I autocross for fun and by no means an expert... ...

I autocross for fun and by no means an expert...
With that said, I have autocrossed with a Cooper S with a 20mm RSB and my current Cooper S with the 27mm bar up front and the 25mm hollow bar in the...
04-25-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,350
Posted By Eddie07S

Sway bars came into prominent use in the late...

Sway bars came into prominent use in the late 50’s when cars gain more power and the cars were struggling to get power down and would spin the inside rear drive wheel when in a turn. To help with...
04-25-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,350
Posted By cristo

No, a stiffer front sway bar will increase weight...

No, a stiffer front sway bar will increase weight transfer to the outside front tire during cornering, which will increase understeer despite the decrease in overall body roll.
It will also tend to...
04-24-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 5
R50/53 - R50/53 Brake question
Views: 459
Posted By co0p3r

Closest I have seen done is the BMW 135 brakes...

Closest I have seen done is the BMW 135 brakes (which are the same as GP2 brakes) swapped to an R53.

I would think that if there have been other BMW swap kits something may match up for the MINI...
Forum: Suspension
04-24-2019, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 764
Posted By pnwR53S

I left mine in after examined them closely. You...

I left mine in after examined them closely. You would find the spring would not seat right without it. Additionally it would shift around without and you would be amazed the moaning and groaning...
Forum: Suspension
04-24-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 764
Posted By NC TRACKRAT

Leave the rubber bushings in there!

Leave the rubber bushings in there!
04-20-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 367
Posted By squawSkiBum

Last time I had this problem it was a loose heat...

Last time I had this problem it was a loose heat shield. This was on a different car though.
Forum: Suspension
03-04-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,685
Posted By WayMotorWorks

R53s go through the stock bushings every 40k ...

R53s go through the stock bushings every 40k
https://www.waymotorworks.com/powerflex-front-control-arm-polyurethane-bushing-kit.html
R56s seem to last longer and are harder to tell, but usually you...
Forum: Suspension
02-21-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,608
Posted By WayMotorWorks

We would not recommend the Raceland due to the...

We would not recommend the Raceland due to the failures and poor ride quality.

The Megans are pretty good for the buck, but are still a firm ride....
01-27-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 942
Posted By WayMotorWorks

We've installed every different combo of shocks...

We've installed every different combo of shocks with stock springs and we have found the KONI FSDs to give the best ride. The B4s are more like a cheaper replacement shock, rather than an upgrade....
01-03-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,207
Posted By v10climber

The Cooper S was competitive for years in GS....

The Cooper S was competitive for years in GS. Then it was moved to DS to make space for other cars in GS. The justa has been competitive in HS for years and still is although it's getting harder....
11-13-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 933
Posted By entropy1

Confirmed Fitment: BMW Style 44 17x8 wheels

Finally had winter tires mounted and confirmed fitment. They fit with about 3mm of clearance between the front strut and rear inner wheelwell (the tires that is... wheels have more clearance). These...
10-19-2018, 07:39 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,784
Posted By gpskipton

I think this is what you are looking for? I'm...

I think this is what you are looking for? I'm guessing this is not OEM. I have no knowledge of the quality.

Aftermarket Aero Front Bumper...
08-17-2018, 03:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,829
Posted By m100JCW

I can confirm these clear the JCW R53 front...

I can confirm these clear the JCW R53 front brakes and lower suspension. Will just require careful placement of the weights
...
08-02-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,187
Posted By downshift1

Make sure you update the software to the newest...

Make sure you update the software to the newest version as my old Creator now has adaptation reset capabilities in it.
06-06-2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,848
Posted By NC TRACKRAT

"Sadly, it has the the stock R53 brakes, I know...

"Sadly, it has the the stock R53 brakes, I know they aren't aren't good enough for track because they will fade within three hot laps at MoSport....". I agree with MINIHUNE. Have been running...
05-18-2018, 05:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By ECSTuning

Not at this time, but yes in the future that's...

Not at this time, but yes in the future that's possible.
05-03-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 567,964
Posted By njaremka

You can get them here: ...

You can get them here:
http://www.good-win-racing.com/Mazda-Performance-Part/61-1938.html
http://www.good-win-racing.com/Mazda-Performance-Part/61-1939.html
04-04-2018, 06:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By ECSTuning

Hello, We have some listed for the r53. We have...

Hello, We have some listed for the r53. We have added more fitments then even Curt had based on peoples installs on NAM and elsewhere where they have found workarounds. The hitch sets on the bumper...
03-28-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,765
Posted By ThumperMCS

7kg/mm front 8kg/mm rear

7kg/mm front
8kg/mm rear
03-20-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Going to leave this up so others may see what may...

Going to leave this up so others may see what may be lurking out there.

Yes, I did change the email to protect the innocents . . .
03-20-2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By dpike

this is for the prince of Gambia right ? ......

this is for the prince of Gambia right ?
... always happy to help the prince of Gambia.
Forum: 3rd Gen FAQs
03-08-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,268
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Powerflex Engine Support Bushing Install

I will try my best to remember the steps to replace this engine mount bushing. Its been a while :)

Overall, on a scale of 10 (10 being the hardest), Id rank the install a 4. Its a very simple...
03-01-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 660
Posted By MrBlah

Genesis paint you can get it on Amazon or race...

Genesis paint you can get it on Amazon or race part stores
Forum: JCW Garage
02-19-2018, 06:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,352
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Glad to help! Like I mentioned, I was...

Glad to help!

Like I mentioned, I was extremely impressed with all the braces. I took a leap of faith and bought these and dont regret it one bit. For the price, you cant beat it.

Install was...
Forum: JCW Garage
02-17-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,352
Posted By SoFlaJCWGuy

Ultra Racing Chassis Braces

I'm curious if anyone has any familiarity with using any of the products offered by this company??

I am interested in getting the one seen here:...
Forum: JCW Garage
02-13-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,481
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Since you are in CN you can actually get our TSW...

Since you are in CN you can actually get our TSW springs from Outmotoring as they ship internationally and our one of our dealers.
01-29-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 735
Posted By WayMotorWorks

For sure a set of camber plates would be your...

For sure a set of camber plates would be your best mod as they would save you so much in tires they would be worth their weight in gold
https://www.waymotorworks.com/vorshlag-camber-plates.html
...
01-25-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 567,964
Posted By Dallas Mini23

I just put on some Konig Hypergram's. They are...

I just put on some Konig Hypergram's. They are 17x8 et47 and about 16lbs each I think. This wheel comes from Konig's new flow formed line. I also wrapped them in Michelin Pilot Sport a/s 3 plus...
01-01-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,429
Posted By WayMotorWorks

You don't find anything because the JCW brakes on...

You don't find anything because the JCW brakes on the front of the Countryman are the same size as the standard Countryman S.
The rears are slightly larger, but other than that and the calipers...
12-05-2017, 04:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By jc130chief

Why is this on here???????

Why is this on here???????
11-03-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,781
Posted By sherman89

I am running the same setup: Swift springs and...

I am running the same setup: Swift springs and Yellow Koni's, the shocks are adjustable on rebound only----the Swift springs are linear----the same as the seller and they are the same sink rate at...
11-02-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,781
Posted By pnwR53S

The Koni Yellows are adjustable on rebound. The...

The Koni Yellows are adjustable on rebound. The Swift spring rates:
...
04-08-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,161
Posted By ECSTuning

+1 on the slide method the two side metal wire...

+1 on the slide method the two side metal wire /springs grab the slotted head of the piston as well as the bottom metal wire / spring. Open slide of course.

Here is the picture of the rears...
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