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06-27-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,079
Posted By DneprDave

I'm sure that any tire shop would have valve...

I'm sure that any tire shop would have valve stems for space saver spares, there are a lot of cars that have spares like that.
06-17-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,255
Posted By Seaswood

I just paid to find out BSH oil can had bad...

I just paid to find out BSH oil can had bad production on top of can was porous.
a smoke test was done discovered the top of can around the center rod was leaking.
caused a engine fault!
06-12-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,158
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...
06-11-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,648
Posted By carwhisperer

Fixed Vibrating brake rotor issue for $10

I put a set of aftermarket brake rotors on my 2007 justa 20K ago because of a shuddering pedal when I stepped on the brakes. The pads were hardly worn at all so I didn't replace them. The pedal began...
06-11-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,200
Posted By MiniToBe

The damage was under the car as if it went into a...

The damage was under the car as if it went into a ditch. The transmission oil pan got bent and leaked out. The engine oil pan was also bent but not as bad. Both got replaced along with AFT filter and...
06-09-2019, 09:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,025
Posted By RockC

As AZdsrt said or the light is not a CEL but a...

As AZdsrt said or the light is not a CEL but a service engine or service something light.

My experience is a code reader even if it encounters a manufacturer specific error code can decode it and...
06-04-2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,158
Posted By scotty_r56s

I find my R53 to be a general pain in that ass in...

I find my R53 to be a general pain in that ass in comparison to my R56.

In my experience, the R56 LCI is easier to wrench on and is a refinement of what the R53 was meant to be. If you go with the...
06-03-2019, 06:41 AM
Replies: 5,502
Views: 1,757,030
Posted By mikeswagon

Recently I've managed to find a set of black...

Recently I've managed to find a set of black R112s with non run-flats.... bonus. I got them on just last week in time for the Fraserburgh Vintage Vehicle Rally on the 2nd June
...
06-02-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 5,502
Views: 1,757,030
Posted By bluefox280

https://www.patterndraftimaging.com/img/s/v-10/p34...

https://www.patterndraftimaging.com/img/s/v-10/p3445899978-4.jpg (https://www.patterndraftimaging.com/p1038696855/ecd6442ca)

https://www.patterndraftimaging.com/img/s/v-10/p3445897926-4.jpg...
05-19-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,684
Posted By squawSkiBum

It has been a while, but finally here's a little...

It has been a while, but finally here's a little bit of progress. We had an epic ski season, then sailing season started, too many distractions!

I covered the new scoop shown in post #93 with two...
05-12-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Drivetrain Clutch replacement.
Views: 910
Posted By WayMotorWorks

If you have a stage 3 tune setup I would...

If you have a stage 3 tune setup I would recommend the OS Giken as it will be strong enough to handle any power you throw at it....
05-12-2019, 03:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,034
Posted By KCLARK

They usually do, just takes a while. they got me...

They usually do, just takes a while. they got me back $1700 for a racebike engine and froze they guys account. I gave proof of the return to paypal but in the meantime paypal froze the guys account I...
04-17-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5,502
Views: 1,757,030
Posted By Kupona

Hello i'm the weird Led bulb guy around here..and...

Hello i'm the weird Led bulb guy around here..and here is my...
04-16-2019, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5,502
Views: 1,757,030
Posted By DGI

My JCW Clubby has been awesome for hauling stuff...

My JCW Clubby has been awesome for hauling stuff since I picked it up.

From 4 dining room chairs to catering orders for work, im aways surprised how much stuff the car can swallow.

Still...
04-16-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 5,502
Views: 1,757,030
Posted By Maxilogan

Beautiful work! Is this painted or wrapped?...

Beautiful work! Is this painted or wrapped? What's the cost? The vinyls on my Clubby start to wear out and I also have some debts in the paint, I'm evaluating the possibility of fixing it or wrapping...
04-08-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5,502
Views: 1,757,030
Posted By njaremka

Nice! I like the color match roof.

Nice! I like the color match roof.
04-08-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 5,502
Views: 1,757,030
Posted By schreiber117

Congrats, she's beautiful. Love the Aero kit! I...

Congrats, she's beautiful. Love the Aero kit! I also have a 2010. When I pulled my BPV, it was so dry, it basically crumbled in my hand, so worth a look, and possibly upgrade (and call it...
Forum: JCW Garage
03-17-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,303
Posted By DOtheDEW

https://www.ebay.com/itm/JOHN-COOPER-WORKS-MINI-20...

https://www.ebay.com/itm/JOHN-COOPER-WORKS-MINI-2007-15-FRONT-Brake-Caliper-Repair-Kit-Pistons-BRKP352/283339675071?hash=item41f85c55bf:g:k~cAAOSwHDJcPYvD
Forum: JCW Garage
03-10-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,150
Posted By flatlander_48

I have a P3 MultiGage. Usual operation here in...

I have a P3 MultiGage. Usual operation here in the desert is around 230F, +/- 5F. During MTTS 2018 I saw 247F-249F in the mountains. I talked with one of the support mechanics about the temperatures...
03-09-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1,373
Views: 810,361
Posted By Ron Goldman

My "new" old wheels

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/1200x835/mini_new_whls_6326aa32923afa80d3ab347e8e3d9222aceae2e7.jpg...
Forum: Suspension
02-26-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,105
Posted By WayMotorWorks

I'd love to sell you some plates and or bar with...

I'd love to sell you some plates and or bar with plates but in all honesty it isn't necessary on the Gen 2 car like it is on the Gen 1 car. So I'd just save your money and stick with what you have.
01-27-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1,373
Views: 810,361
Posted By jkluesner

XXR 530's on my 06 S. I know they're not top end...

XXR 530's on my 06 S. I know they're not top end wheels, but boy do they look nice :)...
01-03-2019, 04:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,200
Posted By Burglar

2019 rules draft posted on scca.com last night,...

2019 rules draft posted on scca.com last night, and R56 is indeed in STU. R53 stays in STX. I win one internet dollar.
01-01-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,333

Did some work today. New in "valve cover" oil...

Did some work today. New in "valve cover" oil catch can made. I'm going to also install a remote occ to see if the work done to the valve cover is functioning. ...
12-23-2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,270
Posted By agrant2312

Pep Boy's Buy 2 Get 2 Wheels!!

Pep Boy's is having a buy 2 get 2 wheels free! That's a ridiculous deal and I just ordered a set and thought everyone should know about this!
12-20-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 552
Posted By cmt52663

Excellent On Line Autocross Tutorial

Folks, I've completed about half of the content in Vivek Goel's "Beyond Seat Time" materials - found here (https://www.beyondseattime.com/).

It is my impression that this is a very professional...
12-18-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1,373
Views: 810,361
Posted By cnusbtkg

Motegi FF7's on my wife's R52s - wearing winters...

Motegi FF7's on my wife's R52s - wearing winters right now.

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/864x648/img_7756_a974516b8b36c0a45b9825c15948b107c9615c8f.jpg
10-05-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,653
Posted By guspi76

Just did this with this guys instructions and his...

Just did this with this guys instructions and his kit. Step by step is spot on. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBNm4LmT13U
Hot side oil seal was blown and probably triggered the 2885 Boost...
09-17-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,335
Posted By BigBoost

Hey guys Got a package today was able to get...

Hey guys
Got a package today
was able to get the wife to snap
a photo
for me
I’ll get a better ones this weekend
with more details

n14b16 spin on oil filter kit
09-11-2018, 03:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,120
Posted By minihune

Which 2011 JCW model? Coupe, clubman, 4 dr,...

Which 2011 JCW model? Coupe, clubman, 4 dr, Cooper S?

Which 225/45-17 tire do you use now? Who recommended that?

Are you in D Street class?

You can run any tire size that fits the OEM wheel...
09-04-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 889
Posted By ECSTuning

Yes there was a design update for the OEM. I am...

Yes there was a design update for the OEM. I am using the HT version ( which was designed off the update and it has been good so far, matches OEM and no CEL and oil consumption has been reduced. I...
08-19-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Drivetrain Downpipe DIY
Views: 1,445
Posted By MarioKart

you can resuse he too one and I make my downpipes...

you can resuse he too one and I make my downpipes a little deeper so you don’t need to use a gasket for where the downpipe meets the exhaust
here is a Google link to my Downpipe install

RSeries...
08-16-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 551
Posted By isamin

Remove the end clips with a pic tool and then...

Remove the end clips with a pic tool and then SLIDE the chrome strip to the right with the hatch open.
ISAMIN
08-15-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By uni

Thanks to 08miniS08 for figuring this one out. It...

Thanks to 08miniS08 for figuring this one out. It was a vacuum hose, in particular the one to the waste gate.

Before when I would reset the code, it would come back at about 5-6k rpm (accelerating...
08-15-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,605
Posted By dmyer

Yup... you are exactly right... did that to my 07...

Yup... you are exactly right... did that to my 07 R56s two years ago still perfect.... best thing... it was free
08-15-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By mbu

Okay, solved the problem... It is usually...

Okay, solved the problem...

It is usually caused by a dead battery or battery change out.

Turn ignition to the "on" position with the door closed. Using the toggle switch, roll the window all...
08-11-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By 08miniS08

Start with the vacuum lines. They become swollen...

Start with the vacuum lines. They become swollen and need to be replaced over time. Is you car boosting properly?
08-09-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 55,573
Posted By ECSTuning

^^That looks pretty good. I like the blackout. ...

^^That looks pretty good. I like the blackout. We just landed some more of these OEM parts and actively trying to find someone else that can produce these for us to lower the price. Mine are cracked...
08-06-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 39,799
Posted By MrGrumpy

I know that this is an old thread , but I wanted...

I know that this is an old thread , but I wanted to add my 2 cents. I recently purchased a DV+ for the N18 automatic used from a forum member here. He sent it to me along with a factory diverter for...
07-21-2018, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,000
Posted By cristo

Got 20’ of 5/16-7/16 vinyl hose and s couple #4 ...

Got 20’ of 5/16-7/16 vinyl hose and s couple #4
screw hose clamps at Lowe’s for about $8.
It was the only material they had in the right size.
Should work, I hope.
07-17-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 41,712
Posted By Tigger2011

Yes I blocked off the passenger side port on the...

Yes I blocked off the passenger side port on the valve cover. Now the clean goes direct into the center port of the RX can. The rear exit port on the can is connected to the intake manifold with a...
07-08-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,684
Posted By squawSkiBum

Here are some screen grabs of my updated design. ...

Here are some screen grabs of my updated design. The first one is a revised version of the duct to get through the narrow spot between the transmission and the vertical part of the subframe, I...
07-02-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 315
Posted By EdsNotHere

Ok found. And fixed. Turned out the be creaking...

Ok found. And fixed. Turned out the be creaking from right side of the steering rack. The noise was inside the boot sounds like a bushing was dry. Fixed by putting a small pinhole in the boot at the...
07-01-2018, 09:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 20,860
Posted By banman

My wife's 2013 mcs had the bulb contact burn out...

My wife's 2013 mcs had the bulb contact burn out on the tail light panel. The twist in socket was fine. Dealership wanted $250 to replace the tail light assembly...

I fixed it with a few drops...
06-09-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,684
Posted By Eddie07S

I found some pictures and made a composite. ...

I found some pictures and made a composite.

The 2 scopes shown are at the top of the shield. The scoop-looking one (shown on the left side of the picture) faces against the rotation of the wheel...
05-14-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 779
Posted By pnwR53S

Konig Dial In 15x7 wheels

A set of Konig Dial In 15x7 wheels (https://konigwheels.com/wheels/flow-formed-wheels/dial-in/). They are in excellent condition with no curb rash. They are very light @ 10.9 lb per spec. Flow formed...
Forum: JCW Garage
05-13-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,582
Posted By 13WSCRJCW

FYI , Once you get them cleaned you should apply...

FYI , Once you get them cleaned you should apply some 3M Scotch Guard to the floor mats. It seems to keep the heavy stuff from inbedding into the fabric.
05-13-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,279
Posted By tag1260

If anyone is interested, you CAN NOT reset your...

If anyone is interested, you CAN NOT reset your footwell module with Carly. That came from the Carly people.
05-10-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Drivetrain fJCW Turbo Swap
Views: 760
Posted By thefarside

What bugeye1031 said, plus you'll want... ...

What bugeye1031 said, plus you'll want...


Seal ring between turbo/manifold
Down pipe gasket
Lower down pipe joint clamp
A couple of extra turbo/manifold studs/nuts
New turbo oil return pipe...
05-03-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 784
Posted By maidi3000

2013 MC S R56 Engine number not Engine code

I asked the dealer in my country to locate the engine number in my car physically (imported from USA) and while searching we found it on this place (attached photo/Red arrow).
As they said it's...
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