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Yesterday, 03:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,178
Posted By 2017All4

This thread motivated me, so yesterday I hand...

This thread motivated me, so yesterday I hand washed my wife's 1984 Jag XJ6 VDP and we took it out for lunch and today we took our 1989 V12 Jag convertible out of the garage where it's been happily...
Forum: JCW Garage
Yesterday, 12:17 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 29,936
Posted By El-Grunto

But also give us the option of a manual for those...

But also give us the option of a manual for those that want it. I find being fun to drive is more important than being the absolute fastest.
07-16-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,178
Posted By USA-RET

Couple of things here I'll weigh in on since I...

Couple of things here I'll weigh in on since I test drove a 2017 Porsche Cayman (in a search to replace my 2015 C7 Corvette) while owning a 2015 Mini S w/ a JCW tune.

The Porsche is a beautiful...
07-15-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,178
Posted By michaelo

Apples to Apples comparisons are utterly boring....

Apples to Apples comparisons are utterly boring. People want to read something different and that is precisely why I did that comparison. If somebody has a budget of 20K and is looking for a fun car...
07-12-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,178
Posted By michaelo

2019 Mini vs. 1999 Porsche 911

It's a hot summer night here in New Jersey and I am drinking an ice-cold Corona, so why not write about why I bought a Mini, when I had a Porsche.

A couple of years ago I bought a beautiful 1999...
Forum: JCW Garage
07-11-2019, 11:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,180
Posted By Darbys2019MiniJCW

OK...K-MAC Camber/Caster Plates installed. ...

OK...K-MAC Camber/Caster Plates installed.

Settings to start with: -1.5 xxx -1.7 (Front Camber)
+3.1 xxx +3.7 (Front Caster)
-.06 xxx -.05 (Front Toe Out)

-1.6 xxx -1.7 Rear Camber)
-0.01...
06-25-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,215
Posted By Chrisconn04

Will do, but I am looking at doing a Supersprint...

Will do, but I am looking at doing a Supersprint Resonator in the place of the second CAT! It should sound epic!
Forum: JCW Garage
06-21-2019, 04:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,367
Posted By RLM

Some information some may find interesting, You...

Some information some may find interesting, You as a consumer can order parts for your road car directly from MINI Challenge. all you have to do is ask them. I have a full spare parts list and...
06-12-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 764
Posted By RockC

Years ago when I looked into driving north...

Years ago when I looked into driving north through Canada then into Alaska and continuing north as far as I could go -- first thinking of taking my Boxster then decided to take my VW Golf TDI, the...
Forum: Suspension
06-10-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,034
Posted By YULB48

Sorry to bump an old thread... I have a shop...

Sorry to bump an old thread...

I have a shop and a 19 MCS F55. I had a client recently come in for a sprint install on a 16 F55 JCW. Simple job but the vibration under acceleration issue crept up....
06-10-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1,008
Views: 434,115
Posted By invaliduser

Enkei PF01 17x8 +50 clears the JCW brakes but...

Enkei PF01 17x8 +50 clears the JCW brakes but with a 225-45 the tire rubs on the stock shock and my KW shock. A 5mm spacer will kick it out enough to leave about 3mm of clearance....
06-09-2019, 03:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,458
Posted By MrGrumpy

Don’t forget about RPM either. Very happy with...

Don’t forget about RPM either. Very happy with it. Talk to Mariokart he does Manic and RPM
Forum: JCW Garage
05-29-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 12,541
Posted By spathan

Hi everyone, long-time lurker from Europe here...

Hi everyone, long-time lurker from Europe here who literally just signed up in NAM because of this thread.

A bit of a background first. Previous owner of a 2011 R56 Cooper S (N18) with the sports...
05-22-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 19
Interior/Exterior New Steering Wheel Installed
Views: 4,960
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

New Steering Wheel Installed

One step closer to a Mini UK Challenge Car :grin:

https://myredmini.com/new-steering-wheel-installed/
...
05-18-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,047
Posted By djslipstream

I'm not sure if they will fit over the bbk....

I'm not sure if they will fit over the bbk. Perhaps someone at OZ can help. https://www.ozracing.com/alloy-wheels/oz-racing/sport/anniversary-45
...
Forum: Suspension
05-18-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 115
Suspension H&R Sway Bar Kit
Views: 10,059
Posted By TVPostSound

Oh, I received an email from H&R in Germany! ...

Oh, I received an email from H&R in Germany!

The revised bushing is in production!!!

Maybe they read this post.

Meanwhile, the NM is perfect.
I found out NM use the Prothane bushing from...
Forum: Suspension
05-18-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 115
Suspension H&R Sway Bar Kit
Views: 10,059
Posted By TVPostSound

I installed the NM bracket and bushing, J_L...

I installed the NM bracket and bushing,

J_L and I both had it wrong trying to add spacers and washers.
The ride improved dramatically!!
The mov below the pic shows how the bar is supposed to...
05-17-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 556
Posted By Darbys2019MiniJCW

Project Darbys Mini JCW

As of 5/17/2019
NM 25mm Hollow Rear Adjustable Sway Bar
NM Adjustable Rear Sway Bar Links
NM Eng RSe05 Lightweight 17x7.7 Wheels
5mm Spacers (Front Only)
Bridgestone RE71Rs 225/45/17 Tires...
05-15-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,670
Posted By Triwingar

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

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/2000x1399/20190515_194203_5e931c2a4d8307fe70a7fb1e7ed7185a95d93801.jpg

284whp/318wtq
Engine+trans mods:
Current setup:...
05-08-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,777
Posted By Minnie.the.Moocher

Two hours later after some food shopping and an...

Two hours later after some food shopping and an easy install by the Cravenspeed team, I have it. Looks pretty cool and works well. Best thing is it gets rid of that lit up gear indicator that annoyed...
04-25-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 285
Posted By WayMotorWorks

check out our WMW 25mm bar as it is $100 cheaper,...

check out our WMW 25mm bar as it is $100 cheaper, but will work just as well if not better.
https://www.waymotorworks.com/wmw-25mm-rear-sway-bar-f55-f56-f57.html
04-21-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 288
Posted By USA-RET

Churchill says "Happy Easter"

Picture says it all -
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/620x869/25690259_funny_dog_dressed_like_the_easter_bunny_605252a83b7dd8dc060098754eff6a980a64d330.jpg
04-19-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 950
Posted By tc1728

some pics installed. Lowering springs going on...

some pics installed. Lowering springs going on later this month.
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/640x480/wheel1_2f2eb5c418a6bb4ce65da348b243311eec1a49ee.jpg...
04-15-2019, 05:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,192
Posted By Triwingar

2016 F56S/ Nala Build thread

Hello NAM Community,

My name is Brandon and I have been a long time lurker on this forum, learning little by little about the F56 platform. I bought my F56 in the summer of 2016 as a nice daily...
Forum: Suspension
04-09-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 115
Suspension H&R Sway Bar Kit
Views: 10,059
Posted By MikeMJCW

elsanib and myself have the Eibachs F/R, (there...

elsanib and myself have the Eibachs F/R, (there was one other guy too but don't remember his name). My car came close to my expectations of how a mini should handle after I installed the JCW Pro...
04-01-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By Minnie.the.Moocher

https://afepower.com/afe-power-77-46309-scorcher-g...

https://afepower.com/afe-power-77-46309-scorcher-gt-module

Has all the same looking connections as the Dinan Elite and several other piggyback devices. Nice thing is that you can change maps. It...
03-15-2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,182
Posted By MikeMJCW

J L's your NM numbers match Charlie's "hourse"...

J L's your NM numbers match Charlie's "hourse" LOL. Maybe he used the same spreadsheet? Note: the stiff setting on the R Eibach wasnt drivable IMO. Not enough flex given the end links are so close to...
03-14-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,182
Posted By MikeMJCW

If your pockets are deep enough consider...

If your pockets are deep enough consider Coilovers. I never had luck with any lowering springs on any car I did in the past.
I got the JCW pro coilovers (around $1500) and am very happy- could have...
03-12-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,753
Posted By njaremka

Speed holes :thumbsup:

Speed holes :thumbsup:
03-06-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 700
Posted By Minnie.the.Moocher

Always a good read for MINI owners...

Always a good read for MINI owners http://www.blimeycabrio.com/how-a-stud-lifts-a-mini/
03-04-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 10,852
Posted By charrigan

Per Wagner: JCW vs Wagner JCW intercooler -...

Per Wagner:
JCW vs Wagner JCW intercooler - provides a 30% larger frontal area and 47% more volume compared to the stock intercooler
Cooper S vs Wagner Competition - provides a 53% larger frontal...
02-24-2019, 04:07 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 28,303
Posted By Ian Bennett

Located BT remote out of sight but in reach ...

After perusing all the forums to help me place the JCW Pro exhaust remote somewhere other than in plane sight and without wanting to drill actually into the dash, I finally arrived at my solution...
02-13-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,795
Posted By 2017All4

If you can code your side mirrors to fold and...

If you can code your side mirrors to fold and unfold with the fob, you can add the cannons, if you have the sunroof.

As an aside, the toggle to the immediate right of the red start/stop toggle has...
Forum: JCW Garage
01-12-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,816
Posted By vetsvette

Should be noted that you have a N18 motor vs...

Should be noted that you have a N18 motor vs B46/48 that the 3rd Gen cars have. The JCW Pro wouldn't fit your car anyway.
I have the exhaust along with a Bytetronik tune and I get the occasional...
Forum: JCW Garage
01-10-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,816
Posted By TheBigNewt

No, no "gunshots". And it only does it if I'm at...

No, no "gunshots". And it only does it if I'm at about 4,000 RPM and let off the gas. It's really cool. If I'm cruising at 3,000 nothing pops. But it did not do that before the ECU tune (I don't...
01-07-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 652
Posted By EnormousMini

Red Rotiform BLQ on my F56S

Figured I would show off my new shoes..

Rotiform BLQ 18x8.5 et43

215-40-18 tires

NM Springs (for now)
...
01-07-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,997
Posted By Brandon Brouillard

Im good. Found out a sensor was unplugging which...

Im good. Found out a sensor was unplugging which caused alot of the codes. Turbo still needs to be replaced. As thats just a ticking bomb...but my appointment is tomorrow. And the cel is on now...
Forum: Suspension
12-30-2018, 05:29 AM
Replies: 3
Suspension Coilover Conundrum
Views: 653
Posted By njaremka

Springs need to be stiffer when lowering, because...

Springs need to be stiffer when lowering, because you have less suspension travel. Do you do anything to the bump stops, like trim them down? You ‘could’ be riding in the bump stops at your lowered...
12-23-2018, 02:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 788
Posted By Clutch Wotan

Alternative News - Cold air device

As we see many new ideas such as the Eventuri. I like to introduce my solution for sufficient air flow.

https://www.facebook.com/f56.shiva/posts/2146043228946437
11-29-2018, 12:58 AM
Replies: 43
Drivetrain Open F56 hood scoop
Views: 4,046
Posted By Clutch Wotan

Think its quite self explaining that it is my car...

Think its quite self explaining that it is my car :popcorn: if you follow on FB

- it also delivers additional air to the brakes, which is important as the original brake ventilation especially for...
11-19-2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,075
Posted By WayMotorWorks

I've installed each of the brands, but have...

I've installed each of the brands, but have really liked the Forge as it always fit like a glove and when watching the temps we would see an average of 5 deg less than the stock IC at cruise, but...
11-10-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 789
Posted By jetsr6

Front is maxed out at around 3° Rear is around...

Front is maxed out at around 3° Rear is around 2.2° I’ve set them up by tire temps with a temperature probe. Measuring across the tire. So my tires are within about 5° across. Toe out front 1/8th and...
10-25-2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,637
Posted By 663

anecdotal experience on a new car to confuse the...

anecdotal experience on a new car to confuse the issue.

2019 JCW HT. put V2 coilovers on with less than 200 miles on the ODO. starting setup was front and rear camber to -2, front ride height...
10-05-2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 49,939
Posted By MINIAC

This one is working ... ...

This one is working ...

https://decoder.bvzine.com/
10-01-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,849
Posted By camptown

Loving My RPM Tune by MarioKart

So I figured I would post up some information on my recent tuning experience with MarioKart and the RPM tune. Mario made the trip to New Jersey from California last month and I had a chance to meet...
09-28-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 34,398
Posted By Kr4nG

I believe this will be the final update for you...

I believe this will be the final update for you guys. I still need to get it tuned its running a stock basemap for now. Motor is stock anyway besides intake manifold, throttle body and exhaust. So...
Forum: JCW Garage
09-27-2018, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 759
Posted By elsnaibs

Dyno Results EVOLVE Flash

I added an EVOLVE Tune to my car a week or so ago, and was finally able to get it to the Dyno. Best run was 256 HP at the wheels, and 296 torque. There was a little power loss due to heat soak in...
09-26-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,102
Posted By MrGrumpy

As far as I know they don’t sniff them anymore....

As far as I know they don’t sniff them anymore. My buddy has a catless WRX and he just passed in Washington state with flying colors, no sniffer.... so as long as you don’t have a CEL and not more...
09-19-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 14
F55/F56 Bird Killer
Views: 657
Posted By Benibiker

My text was deleted and I can't add it back to...

My text was deleted and I can't add it back to the original post... I started to say my car has killed 3 birds since I bought it in July. The first while test driving, two pigeons on the road, one...
Forum: Electrical
09-19-2018, 05:45 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,034
Posted By bratling

I don't think I could deal with looking at the...

I don't think I could deal with looking at the serifed I at the end. It would just drive me crazy. I'd almost prefer NIMI! :lol:
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