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07-01-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 19
Interior/Exterior New Steering Wheel Installed
Views: 4,960
Posted By N0B0DY

That's a lot easier than pulling off the steering...

That's a lot easier than pulling off the steering wheel on my 280 Zx. That one required a wheel puller. Thanks Vinnie
07-01-2019, 01:35 AM
Replies: 19
Interior/Exterior New Steering Wheel Installed
Views: 4,960
Posted By El-Grunto

That's... incredibly easy. I've been eyeing some...

That's... incredibly easy. I've been eyeing some wheels and have been a little nervous about messing with the airbag. This video puts all that to easy.
06-13-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,489
Posted By v Vette

GO VIKES!!!!! (not with Cousins though)

GO VIKES!!!!! (not with Cousins though)
05-31-2019, 07:24 PM
Replies: 19
Interior/Exterior New Steering Wheel Installed
Views: 4,960
Posted By cooper48

Gorgeous wheel. Those carbon fiber examples on...

Gorgeous wheel. Those carbon fiber examples on their web site are special -- but the price! :impatient:
Forum: JCW Garage
05-17-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,179
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: 3rd Gen FAQs
05-16-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,268
Posted By ECSTuning

Just saw this, nice job Vinnie!

Just saw this, nice job Vinnie!
05-09-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,222
Posted By ECSTuning

Nice! Congrats.

Nice! Congrats.
04-17-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,069
Posted By bluonyx

No that totally helps, thank you.

No that totally helps, thank you.
04-05-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3
Interior/Exterior F56 Oil Temp Gauge adapter?
Views: 1,846
Posted By StevePDX

Hey hadjiikong, We actually have a oil temp...

Hey hadjiikong,

We actually have a oil temp sender adapter coming out very soon and it will replace your oil pan drain plug.

Cheers!
-Steve
04-01-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,797
Posted By hadjiikong

I still need to get a real run with my parts in. ...

I still need to get a real run with my parts in. Sadly when connecting the intercooler pipes I must not have tightened something down correctly so have a boost leak. Hopefully with the weather...
04-01-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 948
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.
03-26-2019, 01:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,917
Posted By Clutch Wotan

Can be a good seller for E.Venturi clients CST (...

Can be a good seller for E.Venturi clients CST ( Colored shaped tape $12/ea.) to close the scope , the open scope of the R56 did pull air out.
Forum: 3rd Gen FAQs
03-07-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 855
Posted By Strasner

Center console removal changes in 2019 with wireless charger and CarPlay

So I decided to install a Cravenspeed short shifter as the first hardware mod in the F56 (cause I hate myself and tearing the center console apart seemed fun for some reason).

There are a few...
02-22-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 908
Posted By cooper a

JCW brake pad radial width is about 71 mm. So...

JCW brake pad radial width is about 71 mm. So inner diameter of rotor should be about 187 mm. Plus there is also a not working ring with about 9mm width on the inside half.
02-13-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 856
Posted By ECSTuning

Awesome!

Awesome!
02-10-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,565
Posted By vetsvette

Who's Ready For The Dragon? (MOTD)

Just finished registering myself and my Grandson for the event and a couple of runs. Got our room at the Lodge confirmed, so we're ready to go. Only going to be there from Friday through Sunday this...
01-28-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,797
Posted By ECSTuning

Nice write up. The F56 is looking great!

Nice write up. The F56 is looking great!
Forum: Suspension
01-16-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,641
Posted By J_L

Ok- put these bushings in a few weeks ago. Did...

Ok- put these bushings in a few weeks ago. Did the adjustable camber versions in the front. I don't know why you'd just do one pair and not all 4, for all the trouble.

The instructions on Newtis...
10-16-2018, 04:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 789
Posted By hadjiikong

Cannot wait to take a ride in them! Maybe Friday...

Cannot wait to take a ride in them! Maybe Friday night cruise? 63 and sunny!
Forum: 3rd Gen FAQs
09-25-2018, 12:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,268
Posted By jpbpe

Thanks Vinnie for that Outstanding post on the...

Thanks Vinnie for that Outstanding post on the bushing install. Might just do it today...jim
08-27-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 44
Drivetrain Finally Internals!
Views: 2,353
Posted By 2017All4

Always sad to hear about serious engine issues....

Always sad to hear about serious engine issues. I'm sure there are good reasons why the more powerful versions of these little BMW engines have some different internals. Can't wait to see what...
06-24-2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 961
Posted By Bytetronik

PSA: Owning a modded vehicle = Owner's Expectations and Responsibilities.

As car modding and tuning has become the new 'normal' in the car world, it is imperative that we keep ourselves grounded with our expectations as well as responsibilities. From the owner's...
Forum: JCW Garage
06-14-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 16,614
Posted By vetsvette

This is a well known problem with this system....

This is a well known problem with this system. Some people experience it while others don’t, or it just happens with varying degrees of annoyance. I traced the problem with mine to my Apple Watch....
06-05-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,069
Posted By Bytetronik

Pictures speak a thousand words!

Wow. One guy on the internet who misinterprets some data sheet and everyone starts flopping around like fish out of water. Has anyone bothered to simply measure their 8C8S plugs against the 8B8S OEM...
06-04-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,069
Posted By Bytetronik

We're compiling all the facts and findings and...

We're compiling all the facts and findings and address everything all at once. In the aftermarket industry, we typically have to venture out of the box and find products that may not be the perfect...
05-02-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 17,379
Posted By TVPostSound

Sillie_Vinnie!! I was thinking of adding it...

Sillie_Vinnie!!

I was thinking of adding it to mine, couldn't find the output of the AC duct to put the hose into.:eek2:
04-25-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 66,060
Posted By vetsvette

Installed a ByteTronik hidden dash cam today....

Installed a ByteTronik hidden dash cam today. Streams directly to your phone or iPad via WiFi. Very easy to wire because it just plugs into the OBD port. Has capability for up to 32gb micro sd card...
04-24-2018, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,552
Posted By Bytetronik

Bytetronik Stage-2 Custom Map

For those BT customers who already have the FlashAccess module and our Stage-1 flash, you can now take advantage of the Stage-2 custom map.

In order to get the Stage-2, the follow upgrades are...
04-23-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 20,449
Views: 2,514,225
Posted By kurtsunn

Great photos!

Great photos!
04-08-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 20,449
Views: 2,514,225
Posted By DneprDave

They should have a five hundred mile road race...

They should have a five hundred mile road race for MINIs and call it the MINIapolis five hundred!:lol:
04-08-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 20,449
Views: 2,514,225
Posted By MiniRoadstah

Rear seat delete... good for expanding baggage...

Rear seat delete... good for expanding baggage toting capacity.

Still think your town's name should be tweaked to Mini-apolis. Sounds better!
04-03-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 66,060
Posted By vetsvette

Spent about eight or nine hours working on the...

Spent about eight or nine hours working on the Mini today.
First we removed the OEM Sport Suspension with NM lowering springs. (these will be in the classifieds sometime this week) Then we replaced...
03-23-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,162
Posted By mcaanda

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmoto...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/1024x682/80-used_2018_mini_cooper_s_countryman_all4_8441_16708452_36_1024_5c4a298addecc2c3aa29addc50a03e2f397266bc.jpg

2018+...
03-18-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 926
Posted By AnOldBiker

No kit, just found CanBus lights that fit and on...

No kit, just found CanBus lights that fit and on sale, then installed, used the BimmerCode App to code .... then drove. Only problem I had was using the red LED's for the tail lights. The white LED's...
Forum: 3rd Gen FAQs
03-08-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,268
Posted By vetsvette

Great writeup Vinnie!

Great writeup Vinnie!
03-07-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 28,288
Posted By vetsvette

Both Mini_Vinnie and myself had the JCW Tune +...

Both Mini_Vinnie and myself had the JCW Tune + piggyback. I had NM and Vinnie had the Dinan Sport. We both went with the ByteTronic Tune and have no regrets whatsoever. I'm a little skeptical of the...
03-01-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 955
Views: 270,585
Posted By boki

^I contacted Stephan from bimmercode with the...

^I contacted Stephan from bimmercode with the logs straight from the app about this exact issue and he replied that it will be fixed with the next app update. He didn't mention the time frame but I'd...
02-27-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 28,288
Posted By hadjiikong

Hey Vinnie, If you need a hand installing...

Hey Vinnie,

If you need a hand installing the IC let me know I am always free to help out. I do maintenance/custom fab for a living and have done IC's before just on R56s.
02-22-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 28,288
Posted By vetsvette

SHE-YIT! This thing is fast! The tune is...

SHE-YIT! This thing is fast! The tune is definitely worth the money. Feels like somebody snuck a small block chevy in the thing. Only had time to put about 10-15 miles on it, but I'm a happy camper....
02-21-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 66,060
Posted By vetsvette

Road trip to Sneed4Speed yesterday. Chris removed...

Road trip to Sneed4Speed yesterday. Chris removed my Delrin shift knob and installed the new Billet Aluminum Billy Club for me. The extra weight is a +. Only downside was the only way we could get...
Forum: JCW Garage
02-20-2018, 02:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,352
Posted By RyanGreener

Being new to the Mini world, posts like this are...

Being new to the Mini world, posts like this are invaluable. Thanks!
02-14-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,301
Posted By 2017All4

Hey Minnie Vinnie, my wife thinks your MINI...

Hey Minnie Vinnie, my wife thinks your MINI is.... cute:wink:
02-13-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,301
Posted By Fly'n Brick

Just don't be surprised it RADAR starts...

Just don't be surprised it RADAR starts responding to things before you think of them.
Col. Blake: "How can you see anything through those filthy glasses?"...or was it Col. Potter
Radar: "I don't...
01-24-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 28,288
Posted By BadakVT

I’m logging with OBDFusion on iOS and Elm327...

I’m logging with OBDFusion on iOS and Elm327 adapter. Should work well with the VGate adapter as well if you already have one for the BimmerCode app. Don’t buy DashCommand, no logging nor csv export...
01-03-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 28,288
Posted By Bytetronik

Vinnie, in your case, it's best to wait until the...

Vinnie, in your case, it's best to wait until the dealer is done replacing the head unit. They would need to sync that head unit to your car, at the same time, the system will check and update the...
01-03-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,224
Posted By FunToMini

Those look good on your car, but not exactly the...

Those look good on your car, but not exactly the look Im going for. Thanks though.
12-21-2017, 08:12 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 27,920
Posted By ECSTuning

Thanks for the order. :)

Thanks for the order. :)
12-14-2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 977
Posted By CravenSpeed

'Tis shipped good sir!

'Tis shipped good sir!
12-08-2017, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 543,336
Posted By 2017All4

My SoCal born and raised wife, who shivers when...

My SoCal born and raised wife, who shivers when it drops below 70 degrees, was mightily impressed with your photo. Could be a MINI ad. Beautiful. As is your car.
12-08-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1,604
Views: 543,336
Posted By J_L

Mini- really digging the blacked-out side scuttle...

Mini- really digging the blacked-out side scuttle thing! Reminds me of the carbon side strakes on an Audi R8... except on our little FWD Mini. Wonder how it would look on my white car... hmmm,...
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