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06-13-2019, 12:23 AM
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Posted By lukwen

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmoto...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/dscn4000_5a2e6247cda506a236327782f14b6b4ec58a782c.jpg
Gett'in dirty rod journals and rings.
06-12-2019, 10:02 PM
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Posted By Oldboy Speedwell

+1 Everybody nowadays likes abbreviated...

+1

Everybody nowadays likes abbreviated catchphrases and hashtag consciousness.

TL/DR

In other words,
word makes world:
lang
u
06-12-2019, 07:20 AM
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Posted By gobble

I found one, drove it home from Detroit last...

I found one, drove it home from Detroit last night! It's a bit of a cluttered picture but the only one I've taken at this point. 2012 JCW with 50k miles, one owner and extremely well cared for. I...
06-09-2019, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By cyberlunacy

thanks a million scotty i appreciate your input...

thanks a million scotty i appreciate your input more than the silence i am getting from......well we'll leave it at that.
interesting approach on the unused intake port, i like that idea. thanks for...
06-08-2019, 10:17 AM
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Posted By Terry Barham

YOU'RE GONNA THINK I'M LYING I took my '13 JCW...

YOU'RE GONNA THINK I'M LYING
I took my '13 JCW to its first track day yesterday on a lark. ( I usually track a '12 Mercedes C63AMG ). I was nervous about getting my doors blown on the straights so...
06-05-2019, 04:02 AM
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Posted By njaremka

Looks great!

Looks great!
06-04-2019, 05:33 PM
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Posted By Capt_bj

need I say more? ...

need I say more?
...
05-30-2019, 07:18 PM
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FS:: Manic SPS
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Posted By Gtech12v

$150

$150
05-27-2019, 04:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,683

I suggest a better quality catless one. I bought...

I suggest a better quality catless one. I bought the cheapest eBay one that although works and fits perfectly isn't the best quality in my opinion. You will need a tune to get rid of the check engine...
05-22-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 749
Posted By E34M5

Hey Scotty, that will work, doesn't really matter...

Hey Scotty, that will work, doesn't really matter who you get this kit from they are all about the same. I don't want to name the seller of the kit, they are a reputable company, I just don't think...
05-20-2019, 07:51 PM
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Posted By E34M5

That thing was on and id didnt do ****, believe...

That thing was on and id didnt do ****, believe me things get really toasty in that gap between the turbo housing and the block, that is why the factory line is solid steel. The braided steel line...
05-10-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,061
Posted By MrGrumpy

I completely agree, especially about the boost...

I completely agree, especially about the boost gauge! I have a dedicated gauge reading from the manifold. It can tell you so much about what your car is doing, combined with other OBD PID monitoring...
05-10-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,061
Posted By Tigger2011

The S sensors are designed for 250 kPa and the...

The S sensors are designed for 250 kPa and the JCW is 300 kPa. They will however read about 10 kPa over that, so the ecu can calculate load based on boost up to about 1.6 bar and 2.1 bar.

The...
05-09-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,061
Posted By Tigger2011

Maintaing a tuned Gen II

Haven't really seen anyone put together a best practices list for maintaining a tuned Gen II and thought the community could benefit from one. Preventative maintenance is the key to maximizing your...
05-01-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,202
Posted By thebombardier

I ordered a built short block from Sneed with...

I ordered a built short block from Sneed with Supertech pistons and Sneed rods, ARP rod bolts. Should be here next week or the week after. I have everything else either pulled off the old motor or...
04-29-2019, 07:19 PM
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Posted By Tigger2011

I tend to take anything another tuner says with a...

I tend to take anything another tuner says with a grain of salt. As a group we tend to be secretive and don't play well with others. Learning to tune properly is expensive and takes years to learn so...
04-29-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,242
Posted By Alan

It keeps the fronts planted, and we can actually...

It keeps the fronts planted, and we can actually use the rear bar to balance the car.

I got this car February of '03. Did autocrossing for a few years, then switched to HPDE in '05. Did a season...
04-29-2019, 04:22 AM
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Posted By thebombardier

I've only heard this rumor spread by a certain...

I've only heard this rumor spread by a certain tuner who may or may not be in direct competition with Manic and even then they speak very vaguely about it.
04-28-2019, 04:32 PM
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Posted By Yjsaabman

Not familiar with the turbo MINIs, but I know...

Not familiar with the turbo MINIs, but I know they are the weak link in some other engines, like VWs VR6. I built a turbo VR6 and replaced the rod bolts to fortify the engine to withstand the boost.
04-26-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,224
Posted By Tigger2011

Sweet bit of kit :thumbsup: When I replaced my...

Sweet bit of kit :thumbsup: When I replaced my shifter with the Cravenspeed short shifter I also used their box which sits lower and comes with billet aluminum bushings to replace the soggy rubber...
04-25-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,242
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, 12:50 PM
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Posted By jr_R52

That looks sick. Other than feeling amazing what...

That looks sick. Other than feeling amazing what else does it give you? I guess you'd lose the centre console with this kit or does it fit under? How about some installed pics?

:popcorn:
04-04-2019, 06:01 PM
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Posted By TWLKR53

Supposed MC40

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Parking deck at work. 140 miles per...
03-04-2019, 07:26 AM
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Posted By Beka_2JZ

Thanks For your Reply ! I would Love To see...

Thanks For your Reply !

I would Love To see some Pictures of Your Direct Port Injection!




Did You Get a Special retune after installing W/Meth injection ?

Can You Run On empty...
02-28-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,643
Posted By ECSTuning

That's an awesome shot!

That's an awesome shot!
02-28-2019, 06:02 AM
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Views: 2,202
Posted By 4mikebruns

I agree. I had my S42 put on while I was still...

I agree. I had my S42 put on while I was still stage 2 Manic and the jump in power was huge at that point alone since the turbo was now holding 21.5psi across the rev range instead of dying off. I...
02-28-2019, 05:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,202
Posted By 4mikebruns

You already know my opinions on this matter from...

You already know my opinions on this matter from our convo's on instagram messenger. For the money you wont be disappointed with a JMTC S42. Theyre a 46/58 compressor but the turbine remains smaller...
02-27-2019, 01:59 PM
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Posted By ALLMAGAutoParts

Pmed

Pmed
02-27-2019, 10:36 AM
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These are made in Germany and can take some time...

These are made in Germany and can take some time to get here. They are a fantastic upgrade turbo that will not cause issues. It's the only turbo we sell that is a direct bolt on. You get what you pay...
02-27-2019, 09:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,202

You would be 100% incorrect, I'm the only one...

You would be 100% incorrect, I'm the only one actually developing proper fixes for fueling, flex fuel and engine control. It will be done correctly, (not adding port injection) This is a costly and...
02-27-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,202
Posted By ECSTuning

When we say big turbos in MINI land we talk about...

When we say big turbos in MINI land we talk about K03 or ~K04 the size, because MINIs stock turbo is so small compared to the turbo industry. ;) Stock turbo do have dual scroll so they tend to have...
02-26-2019, 06:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,202
Posted By thebombardier

JMTC builds their turbos from OEM housings and...

JMTC builds their turbos from OEM housings and internals, afaik they are just putting new impellers on the turbine and exhaust sides. I wouldn't be concerned about reliability with them.

Good luck...
02-26-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,202
Posted By Ludopo

i have a GTX2867 gen2, using it as a daily, and...

i have a GTX2867 gen2, using it as a daily, and it’s really comfortable.
have been running one year on stock Internals with a custom tune, when I switched to forged internals, pistons were like new...
02-26-2019, 05:06 PM
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Views: 2,202
Posted By Ludopo

When u said BIG, I was thinking about gtx28 Or...

When u said BIG, I was thinking about gtx28 Or so����*♂️
02-26-2019, 04:27 PM
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Posted By MrGrumpy

Yeah, it’s hard to say. I’ve mostly seen the JCW...

Yeah, it’s hard to say. I’ve mostly seen the JCW listed at 40mm, but also 40.5, 41, and 41.5 lol. Who knows? But it’s supposed to be the JCW equivalent. The factory turbo on Gen 2 is 37mm.
I don’t...
02-26-2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,202
Posted By MrGrumpy

I have the JMTC 40mm turbo that is essentially a...

I have the JMTC 40mm turbo that is essentially a JCW turbo. Although I have been told that JMTC turbos run a little larger than the spec, I cannot confirm or deny that. What I can say is that I have...
02-26-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,202
Posted By thebombardier

Manic does Stage 3 tunes again, FYI. I got one...

Manic does Stage 3 tunes again, FYI. I got one literally a month ago.

I have Mario's 43/56 Turbo. I love it. Basically zero lag (feels like stock turbo when spooling) and it will hold 22.5 psi...
02-21-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 78,269
Posted By oldbrokenwind

I don't know how many of these balls it takes to...

I don't know how many of these balls it takes to fill the tank, but here's a couple pics of what they look like ---

Each ball is just slightly smaller than the cap opening....
02-19-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 78,269
Posted By oldbrokenwind

My Howerton tank came "baffled" --- full of...

My Howerton tank came "baffled" --- full of ping-pong size balls, each one full of holes --- like "swiffle" balls. He told me his illuminated version (another option) wasn't compatible with the...
02-19-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 78,269
Posted By Oldboy Speedwell

They make a baffled variant: ...

They make a baffled variant:
http://www.aquamist-direct.com/806-690s-new-10l-single-tank-with-bracket-internally-baffled-drilled/

Nice video demonstration:
...
12-23-2018, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 690
Posted By E34M5

I got them from speedway motors, the rear tank...

I got them from speedway motors, the rear tank was 3"x10" and the second tank I think was 2"X15". If your going to do an install let me know, I will measure them or find my original receipt, just...
07-05-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,224
Posted By 2012_R60

I don’t have an answer for you but wanted to...

I don’t have an answer for you but wanted to share my experience if you’d wanted to give it a shot. I have a 2012 R60S with only 40000 miles. I had issues shifting gears thought it was the slave...
06-06-2018, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1,703
Views: 93,059
Posted By Eddie07S

On the tracks around here, oversteer put into a...

On the tracks around here, oversteer put into a car to make it "turn-in" better has totaled a number of cars. In a MINI or a number of cars (BRZ, Lotus Elise, Vipers to name a few) this can cause...
05-23-2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By downshift1

Warning: * RANT* Yes, back when there was...

Warning: * RANT*
Yes, back when there was leaded fuels and every car got 3mpg there was a huge issue. With current technology and fuels it would take probably close to 100 times the vehicles...
04-09-2018, 06:04 PM
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Posted By Bnourai

ESC is where i got mine, per my understanding it...

ESC is where i got mine, per my understanding it is the new design OEM part from MINI...but man my car is so much faster since the boost is perfect, your turbo will spool faster and wont give...
04-07-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 9,378
Posted By firetruck41

Ran across this link a few days ago (just...

Ran across this link a few days ago (just purchased a R60...) https://www.newtis.info
04-03-2018, 06:38 AM
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Posted By ECSTuning

Awesome!

Awesome!
11-10-2017, 05:20 AM
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Views: 10,318
Posted By medic8206

My eBay forge knock off data from this morning...

My eBay forge knock off data from this morning...
11-04-2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By bosnik

MINI Exclusive TRACK DAY at Atlanta Motorsports Park

MINIs in Georgia/Tennessee/Alabama/North and South Carolina,

Who would be interested in a semi-private track day only for MINIs?

To make it happen:

Atlanta Motorsports Park
$250 for Sunday...
10-31-2017, 10:26 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,318
Posted By Bnourai

I think the manic is the only way to go, mary...

I think the manic is the only way to go, mary xmass...:razz:
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