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Forum: 1st Gear
07-14-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,177
Posted By N0B0DY

I find that lowering the seats a bit helps. When...

I find that lowering the seats a bit helps. When I have the seats too high, it hits a pressure point on my thigh.
07-01-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 19
Interior/Exterior New Steering Wheel Installed
Views: 4,834
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
06-26-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 887
Posted By N0B0DY

I noticed it while I was on the Dragon. Making...

I noticed it while I was on the Dragon. Making right turns there was a large blind spot that was caused by the mirror. I had to lean over to see the road. I have the auto dimming mirror.
06-24-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 17
F55/F56 Help ME Please
Views: 844
Posted By N0B0DY

Wait until you notice the whirring noise when you...

Wait until you notice the whirring noise when you open the door. Just know that the car will eventually go to sleep and the lights will go off. Takes about 5 minutes.
06-24-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,106
Posted By N0B0DY

Both my 2019 MINIs have the Auto stop/start...

Both my 2019 MINIs have the Auto stop/start retain last setting set by the factory. The only time it the auto stop start is on is when Green mode is enabled. Select mid or Sport and it turns off...
06-22-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 931
Posted By N0B0DY

I can confirm that the 2019 cars also have the...

I can confirm that the 2019 cars also have the rear fog light wiring and bulbs installed. It is not an option you can buy anymore.

You can change out the headlight switch for one with a rear fog...
Forum: 1st Gear
06-09-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,177
Posted By N0B0DY

ECS was great. I wanted the wheels before MOTD...

ECS was great. I wanted the wheels before MOTD and they were able to get them to me with more than enough time to spare. They were out of stock everywhere and not expected to be in stock until...
06-08-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
F55/F56 Oil questions
Views: 913
Posted By N0B0DY

The oil you pick should be BMW Longlife-01 and...

The oil you pick should be BMW Longlife-01 and BMW Longlife-01 FE spec.

If you don't drain the oil filter housing first, it will dump a bunch of oil on you. There's an oil change how to in the...
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, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,602
Posted By N0B0DY

There are wheel repair shops. You should call...

There are wheel repair shops. You should call some tire places and ask. That looks repairable, might cost you $100. I don't think they are going to pro rate your tire since it was damaged by a...
05-21-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,244
Posted By N0B0DY

The first time you drive in the rain with the...

The first time you drive in the rain with the Halogens on poorly lit roads you will regret that decision. It might look bright enough in youtube videos but that means nothing. Cameras pickup light...
05-21-2019, 07:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,691
Posted By N0B0DY

It's not really that much taller. 205/45R17...

It's not really that much taller.

205/45R17 = 24.3x8.1R17
215/45R17 = 24.6x8.5R17
05-21-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 896
Posted By N0B0DY

Also keep in mind that regular auto insurance...

Also keep in mind that regular auto insurance will not cover the GP2 for it's collector value. If you have a lost, it will most likely pay a lot less than it's worth. You should look into collector...
05-19-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,244
Posted By N0B0DY

The only upgrade I know that are plug compatible...

The only upgrade I know that are plug compatible is the Chinese LED knockoffs that use HID headlights.
Forum: JCW Garage
05-16-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 120,632
Posted By N0B0DY

Starlight Blue also changes shades at different...

Starlight Blue also changes shades at different angles and lighting. It's got some purple in it....
05-05-2019, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,127
Posted By N0B0DY

I ended up getting the Black ones since that's...

I ended up getting the Black ones since that's what ECS said they can get to me before MOTD. I mounted a set of General G-Max RS on them and they worked great on the Dragon.
Forum: 1st Gear
05-05-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 13,363
Posted By N0B0DY

The online tracker doesn't work well and is...

The online tracker doesn't work well and is sometimes days late with updates. Your best bet is to call MINI customer service once you get the production number of VIN from your dealer. They can...
05-05-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,565
Posted By N0B0DY

Had a great time, was very happy the weather held...

Had a great time, was very happy the weather held up for most of the trip. Got to met a few of you....
04-23-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 955
Views: 269,674
Posted By N0B0DY

He told me the same thing too. We need more...

He told me the same thing too. We need more people to request this for the 6.5” display.
Forum: JCW Garage
04-19-2019, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 674
Posted By N0B0DY

The DCC in sport mode is still softer than the...

The DCC in sport mode is still softer than the sports suspension. On rougher roads, being able to set it in the softer setting is a big plus.
Forum: 1st Gear
04-17-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 13,363
Posted By N0B0DY

If you push the shifter to the left, it won't...

If you push the shifter to the left, it won't automatically go back to D. It only does it in the normal D position. Also, there's 2 different modes when it is pushed to the left.
If you push it to...
Forum: 1st Gear
04-17-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 13,363
Posted By N0B0DY

The paddles are quick. they do work well.

The paddles are quick. they do work well.
Forum: 1st Gear
04-15-2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 13,363
Posted By N0B0DY

Unfortunately, some MINI dealers act like the...

Unfortunately, some MINI dealers act like the factory incentives come out of their pockets.
04-15-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By N0B0DY

I use a 128 GB USB stick filled with music. I...

I use a 128 GB USB stick filled with music. I can search and select music from the center screen. There's even an option to play from a playlist.
Forum: 1st Gear
04-13-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 13,363
Posted By N0B0DY

Eco mode allows the car to coast in neutral when...

Eco mode allows the car to coast in neutral when your foot is off the gas, makes the throttle response dead and slow, puts up a bar to tell you how much gas you are saving and nags you when you step...
Forum: 1st Gear
04-12-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 13,363
Posted By N0B0DY

Incentives change all the time and vary depending...

Incentives change all the time and vary depending on location. Sometimes the dealers aren't even aware of some of the incentives.

My dealer wasn't aware of the free MINI driving school for...
Forum: 1st Gear
04-11-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 13,363
Posted By N0B0DY

We have 2 MINIs in our family. Both are 2019's,...

We have 2 MINIs in our family. Both are 2019's, A Cooper and a JCW. The 3 cylinders no longer come with driving modes.

Cooper: I find that the steering feels better than the JCW because the...
03-28-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,786
Posted By N0B0DY

I would hold out for one with LED headlights,...

I would hold out for one with LED headlights, they are so much better than the regular ones. We have 2 2019 MINI's, one with the LED, one without.

If you can, do a test drive at night to check out...
03-28-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,203
Posted By N0B0DY

You have to decide if you can live with the ride...

You have to decide if you can live with the ride quality of the run flats. the people that hate it usually replace them as soon as possible. You could put them up for sale.

As for the...
03-23-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 766
Posted By N0B0DY

Correct, you will have to use the keys to unlock...

Correct, you will have to use the keys to unlock the door.
03-18-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 761
Posted By N0B0DY

No touch screen on the 6.5 screen.

No touch screen on the 6.5 screen.
Forum: JCW Garage
03-18-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 120,632
Posted By N0B0DY

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmoto...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/1200x1600/d1_a64ca0a8f1cb7136f05c37e34dec5ff74e537889.jpeg...
03-17-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 735
Posted By N0B0DY

It depends. The scissor mount holds my Galaxy S8...

It depends. The scissor mount holds my Galaxy S8 just fine. On the other hand, my iPhone 7 with the Apple smart battery pack will slip off after driving through some rough roads. I can't use the...
03-15-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 711
Views: 78,061
Posted By N0B0DY

They also have a free MINI driving school for...

They also have a free MINI driving school for people upgrading to a JCW offer valid till the end of the month.
03-12-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 606
Posted By N0B0DY

Bring it to another dealer? Otto is moving back...

Bring it to another dealer? Otto is moving back to their original location in West Chester. That would be closer.
Forum: JCW Garage
03-11-2019, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By N0B0DY

I also had to order my JCW because I didn't want...

I also had to order my JCW because I didn't want the moonroof but wanted some of the other options. My MA searched everywhere for one close to what I wanted but couldn't find any without the moonroof.
Forum: JCW Garage
03-11-2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 999
Posted By N0B0DY

I also have a Samsung Galaxy S8 and I use the...

I also have a Samsung Galaxy S8 and I use the Veepeak bluetooth adapter. Just be careful of the fake ones being sold on Amazon..
03-11-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,132
Posted By N0B0DY

I just checked and the price was $275 for the...

I just checked and the price was $275 for the 17x7 in white.
03-03-2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 735
Posted By N0B0DY

Craven Speed phone mount

I installed a Craven Speed phone mount with the new extra large scissor mount and the 5" arm. I found that the 3" arm that is standard was too short and the phone ends being partly blocked by the...
02-23-2019, 05:29 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,647
Posted By N0B0DY

It does not bypass the muffler. Exhaust is going...

It does not bypass the muffler. Exhaust is going through the muffler in both positions.
Forum: JCW Garage
02-20-2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 923
Posted By N0B0DY

Here's a link I found to an install doc. It has...

Here's a link I found to an install doc. It has pictures of the install steps.
...
02-19-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 384
Posted By N0B0DY

You might get more answers if you posted it in...

You might get more answers if you posted it in the correct generation forum. This is the 3rd gen forum and we might not be as familiar with R56 here.
Forum: 1st Gear
02-17-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,077
Posted By N0B0DY

My daughter bought a door 4 and I have no issues...

My daughter bought a door 4 and I have no issues getting in and out of the front doors. the back is a different story. The regular copper is zippy unless you like drag racing from light to light. ...
Forum: JCW Garage
02-17-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 1
JCW Jcw pdc?
Views: 482
Posted By N0B0DY

I know that the 2019 JCW has the rear PDC...

I know that the 2019 JCW has the rear PDC standard. Look for the 4 sensors on the rear bumper and diffuser. There should be one next to each fog light....
01-05-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 577
Posted By N0B0DY

Try here:...

Try here: https://www.pinterest.com/winholcombe/mini-cooper-stripes/
01-02-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,109
Posted By N0B0DY

on the 2 door hardtop, the window rolls down a...

on the 2 door hardtop, the window rolls down a tiny bit when you open the door and it rolls back up after you close it.
I'm not sure about the 4 door.
12-31-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 704
Posted By N0B0DY

First, I believe that the three packages are pure...

First, I believe that the three packages are pure profit for the dealer.

The Tire and wheel package would depend on where you live and the road conditions there. It would also depend on your...
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