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07-14-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,855
Posted By Oldboy Speedwell

Nothing much lately besides some short trips to...

Nothing much lately besides some short trips to South Carolina and south Georgia, but last week went to Paris Tn. yet again for some more work and continued exploring the alternate routes.

I'm...
07-10-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 20,438
Views: 2,512,978
Posted By bluonyx

Changed my lug nuts from Neo Chrome to Blue and...

Changed my lug nuts from Neo Chrome to Blue and installed front mud flaps along with a rear bumper sill protector.

Also had to reconnect my Forge Intake Pipe, darn thing disconnected and I started...
Forum: JCW Garage
07-09-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 724
Posted By rkw

The sensors used in TPMS tire stems directly...

The sensors used in TPMS tire stems directly measure air pressure. However they vary in accuracy because they are primarily meant to warn against blowout rather than for maintaining proper tire...
07-07-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,035
Posted By shrevemini

I just orders a shade kit for my mini. I believe...

I just orders a shade kit for my mini. I believe they are called zippy shades . Work great.
07-05-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,396
Posted By DneprDave

I wave all the time, when I'm driving my MINI, my...

I wave all the time, when I'm driving my MINI, my motorcycle and when I'm walking the dog. I wave at the neighbors as they drive by. I don't walk with my dog on the leash, he stays close and when a...
07-01-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 14
Interior/Exterior lexan windows woot woot
Views: 1,575
Posted By cooper48

Great look. Now you just need to get rid of that...

Great look. Now you just need to get rid of that heavy sunroof!
07-01-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 14
Interior/Exterior lexan windows woot woot
Views: 1,575
Posted By BigBoost

absolutely nothing on the street I live in the...

absolutely nothing on the street
I live in the middle between brainerd and road America
so I do a lot of autocross
RallyCross
etc
I just figured I'd let the more motorsports oriented guys take a...
Forum: JCW Garage
06-29-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 16,545
Posted By J_L

@charrigan, sure, that could be great. Although...

@charrigan, sure, that could be great. Although the design is done and ready to build... unless they see any areas for improvement. Other than that, I think it's something that could be done by a...
Forum: JCW Garage
06-28-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,499
Posted By Minnie.the.Moocher

That is double the price that they should charge....

That is double the price that they should charge. Rip-off, complain!

Changing brake pads & rotors doesn't mean that they do a flush, although it is an obvious time to get it done.

Yes find a...
Forum: How To
06-28-2019, 02:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 172
Posted By J_L

Hard wire JCW Pro exhaust flap

Design and instructions to take your F56 JCW Pro Exhaust, and hard-wire the flap. This is great if you lost the expensive remote and don't want to buy another, or if your unit is getting bluetooth...
Forum: JCW Garage
06-28-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 16,545
Posted By charrigan

I have have multiple EE's in my office. If there...

I have have multiple EE's in my office. If there is enough interest I could potentially do a small production run of complete kits to bypass the bluetooth function.
Forum: JCW Garage
06-27-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 16,545
Posted By J_L

Heads up to all still having issues with their...

Heads up to all still having issues with their system- SoCalF56 came up with a great hard-wired system using a relay box and a bit of wiring to the cable / control box from the JCW system. I just...
06-25-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,007
Posted By squawSkiBum

Another happy ECS customer here - I have ordered...

Another happy ECS customer here - I have ordered from them many times for both the MINI and VW. Only problem I ever had was a part damaged in shipping, it was promptly replaced with no hassle.
...
Forum: JCW Garage
06-25-2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 29,076
Posted By Aus56MCS

Haha yeah you are right, I wigged it. Forgot that...

Haha yeah you are right, I wigged it. Forgot that milliseconds go to 1000 not 60... Time for a coffee :eek2:
Forum: JCW Garage
06-25-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,155
Posted By MrGrumpy

Unless you want to go for a full ECU remap, the...

Unless you want to go for a full ECU remap, the NM Power Module has a lot of happy users.
06-22-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 33,152
Posted By cmt52663

Quack...

So Gollum and I got a duck today.

The ducks were rather plentiful at the Red Jacket Inn in North Conway...
...
06-19-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,613
Posted By gobble

Speaking of kids, here's my son with my old and...

Speaking of kids, here's my son with my old and new Mini. I really like this picture. Time goes too fast.
...
06-19-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,613
Posted By miniCPA

Surely I am not the only one that sees the...

Surely I am not the only one that sees the concern with this logic!

Either you have an incredibly responsible son or you should have bought two cars.
06-15-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 998
Posted By Blue R50

This weekend's mini MINI road trips!

I saw this idea proposed in another thread and thought I would get the ball rolling. This thread is for posting pictures and videos of small day trips and weekend trips you take with your MINI. Go...
06-15-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,223
Posted By scubus

How to Explain This...

My wife seems to think this is unreasonable. I told her that we need to keep the afternoon sun off the front windows... the fact I can park my GP under it is just a fortuitous coincidence.

She...
06-13-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,613
Posted By ItsmeWayne

I think many new buyers are not enthusiasts, like...

I think many new buyers are not enthusiasts, like in the 2000's. Gen 1 Minis were enthusiasts cars, newer Minis are being geared for the larger car market. BMW says it is what people want these days!...
06-13-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,613
Posted By JKo

Just like forums killed newsgroups... It's...

Just like forums killed newsgroups...

It's just too bad facebook groups are useless for actually finding information.
06-13-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,613
Posted By gobble

I wouldn't even know how to use facebook for...

I wouldn't even know how to use facebook for researching and discussion car topics. I hate facebook in general, that's too bad.
06-07-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 22
R50/53 - R50/53 Squeaky door checkers?
Views: 2,065
Posted By Tgriffithjr

Get some spray lithium grease and spray inside...

Get some spray lithium grease and spray inside the door stop and hinges. Worked great for me. Stopped the squeaks and creaks.
06-06-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 20,438
Views: 2,512,978
Posted By jr_R52

Replaced the coolant overflow with a polished...

Replaced the coolant overflow with a polished aluminum tank.

...
Forum: How To
06-05-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,215
Posted By TVPostSound

My dealer quoted me 2 hours book time for a front...

My dealer quoted me 2 hours book time for a front bar, thats 3 times harder than a rear!!
I was the first, my SA told me she has had 5 more come in since I referred then here on NAM.
Same cost!!
06-03-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,770
Posted By N0B0DY

Just installed mine and it took about 15 minutes....

Just installed mine and it took about 15 minutes. Ordered Thursday, received Monday. That was with the custom engraving.
...
06-03-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,328
Posted By txoffroader

Wow, thanks vetsvette. I hadn't heard of...

Wow, thanks vetsvette. I hadn't heard of realoem.com before. That's exactly the part I need - thanks so much!!

Cheers,
txoffroader
06-02-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 20,438
Views: 2,512,978
Posted By bratling

Made the engine cleeeeeeean! I know it's...

Made the engine cleeeeeeean!

I know it's pointless. Entropy always wins. But there is just something SO satisfying about it!

188877
06-02-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 20,438
Views: 2,512,978
Posted By scotty_r56s

Blacked out the grille surround with some 3M...

Blacked out the grille surround with some 3M vinyl and a heat gun.
...
05-31-2019, 02:17 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,309
Posted By 2017All4

Okay, not a point award winning load, but on...

Okay, not a point award winning load, but on today's trip to the garden center the sales clerk offered to help carry my stuff out to my "car." I said, "Great. I brought my Good Truck." He started...
05-31-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 20,438
Views: 2,512,978
Posted By jr_R52

That's what I'm thinking although when I got the...

That's what I'm thinking although when I got the pressure test done to find out where the leak was from they told me the housing was cracked. ????? Go figure. But then again they also wanted almost...
05-30-2019, 09:28 PM
Replies: 20,438
Views: 2,512,978
Posted By Blue R50

Today I drove it for the first time, and I bought...

Today I drove it for the first time, and I bought it 3.5 months ago. This was after a 4.5 hour marathon assembly session to finish installing the transmission, new front struts, new brakes and flush...
05-29-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 20,438
Views: 2,512,978
Posted By Rebel_Duckling

Today I got rid of my rear seats. ...

Today I got rid of my rear seats.

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Forum: JCW Garage
05-29-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 29,076
Posted By KYDan

According to Mini of Cincinnati I am number 2 on...

According to Mini of Cincinnati I am number 2 on their list for the GP!
05-26-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 20,438
Views: 2,512,978
Posted By Yjsaabman

New Valeo single mass clutch setup. ...

New Valeo single mass clutch setup.
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05-26-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 20,438
Views: 2,512,978
Posted By JasonMa

Friday, put the first noticeable mark on it in 10...

Friday, put the first noticeable mark on it in 10 months of ownership (scraped the rim against a curb) :no:

Saturday, finally got my music onto a USB stick and set up in the Mini so I can cruise...
05-24-2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 20,438
Views: 2,512,978
Posted By Serafin

Short shifter

Installed the Torque Solutions Short Shifter today. Easier than i thought.

Decided to keep the cover for now until i can find someone with a 3d printing machine to mock up something.

Heres a...
05-23-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 20,438
Views: 2,512,978
Posted By scotty_r56s

Put some F56 LCI badges on my R56. Took a gamble...

Put some F56 LCI badges on my R56. Took a gamble and it looks like they fit!
...
05-18-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 20,438
Views: 2,512,978
Posted By Yjsaabman

New summer rollers finally on! ...

New summer rollers finally on!
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05-08-2019, 10:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,770
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...
Forum: JCW Garage
05-08-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,298
Posted By KYDan

An update on my status for the GP. This is a bit...

An update on my status for the GP. This is a bit of good news in my quest for the GP! I have been communicating with several dealerships since the announced closing of my dealership and Mini of...
05-08-2019, 04:58 AM
Replies: 20,438
Views: 2,512,978
Posted By Derek86

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmoto...

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05-05-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 20,438
Views: 2,512,978
Posted By shrevemini

Drove 430 miles back from MOTD2019. What a blast....

Drove 430 miles back from MOTD2019. What a blast. Cannot wait till next year.
05-05-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,309
Posted By 2017All4

OTHER Good Truck

We took the trusty Clubman for a 1,000 mile romp up to the Northern California gold country over the weekend. Got a solid 36 combined MPG. The Good Truck ran very well and the Dinan was sweet up in...
05-02-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,565
Posted By shrevemini

Will be after the rain tomorrow. Lol. Thought I...

Will be after the rain tomorrow. Lol. Thought I show something better than tents.
Forum: 1st Gear
04-30-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,177
Posted By Eddie07S

The adventures of Albert, my new 2019 JCW

I am please to introduce “Albert”. Albert is a 2019 JCW who I adopted on Friday last week after he begged me to take him home. He is our fourth MINI Cooper; 6th if you count the electric kid’s car...
04-28-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 33,152
Posted By Eddie07S

Charlie, Over the years I have greatly enjoyed...

Charlie,
Over the years I have greatly enjoyed reading about your adventures with your various MINI Coopers. Your post on this thread have recently become much more meaningful to me with my recent...
04-28-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 20,438
Views: 2,512,978
Posted By scotty_r56s

Added some ARP connecting rod bolts and a bigger...

Added some ARP connecting rod bolts and a bigger turbo. Went with Mario's 43/57.

...
04-27-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By TVPostSound

Talking Blatant plug!! Nice

Blatant plug!! Nice
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