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Forum: JCW Garage
06-04-2019, 05:33 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,180
Posted By SFMCS

Good posts. My wife's justa R58 is a dog at our...

Good posts. My wife's justa R58 is a dog at our altitude. I hit 70 mph in third when entering the interstate here, at this altitude. Hers barely hits 55mph in the same distance, pedal to the floor....
Forum: JCW Garage
04-29-2019, 06:14 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 23,152
Posted By SFMCS

To all of the GP3 depositors, all the best. ...

To all of the GP3 depositors, all the best. Respect them and they will take care of you. Congrats.
04-19-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,582
Posted By SFMCS

BMW discount parts is a good source for the west...

BMW discount parts is a good source for the west of US. They go to the BMW port of entry location everyday, ship that or the next day, and they are way under list price. Door handles:
51712457410,...
11-18-2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 31,435
Posted By SFMCS

Charlie, No problem-we sat in the Tampa Bay...

Charlie,
No problem-we sat in the Tampa Bay Airport for 10 hours anyway, grrrrrrrrr. Maybe next trip as you will still have visions of those roads with no guard rails....will suggest some better...
Forum: JCW Garage
11-10-2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,019
Posted By SFMCS

https://duckduckgo.com/?q=youtube+mini+motoring+sc...

https://duckduckgo.com/?q=youtube+mini+motoring+school&t=h_&ia=videos&iax=videos&iai=hQvtoIKbA0M
You use their JCW's.
Forum: JCW Garage
11-01-2018, 03:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,019
Posted By SFMCS

Take the course at the MINI Motoring School in...

Take the course at the MINI Motoring School in Thermal, CA before trying it. They use stock MINIs with Conti's. They also teach you how to drive and brake them and keep them off of the guardrails....
09-30-2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 27,298
Posted By SFMCS

You had better take a look at your manual-a key...

You had better take a look at your manual-a key never "lived" there. Behind it is a sensor to read your key, from the fob, in case your battery dies in the fob.
08-30-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,606
Posted By SFMCS

DE reads 240 on HP and torque.

DE reads 240 on HP and torque.
08-28-2018, 05:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,606
Posted By SFMCS

My MPG went up, in MID, with exhaust open, I get...

My MPG went up, in MID, with exhaust open, I get about 38 MPG combined, depending. I programmed mine to start in SPORT, exhaust always open. When driving in traffic in town, I am starting to put in...
08-24-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,584
Posted By SFMCS

Thanks. Guess they do not have pics in US. When...

Thanks. Guess they do not have pics in US. When will the ...902 rear be available from ECS? Did not show up your site.
08-05-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 856
Posted By SFMCS

Perhaps-later as they "settle" in. Taking hands...

Perhaps-later as they "settle" in. Taking hands off the steering wheel (slightly) at speeds ranging from 20-90 mph, no wheel drift. Straight as an arrow. Will probably check in a few weeks.
08-03-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 856
Posted By SFMCS

Update: Thought these maybe a little stiff after...

Update: Thought these maybe a little stiff after the first day but after a couple of 1/2 hour 85mph runs on the Interstate, they are just fine-more than I expected. Same route for the past 20 years....
08-01-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 856
Posted By SFMCS

Added Craven lowering springs

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/432x260/80-lower1a_6ec89d1f630291f1070d6d1e708891363db26ba9.jpghttps://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin...
08-01-2018, 02:54 PM
Replies: 20,382
Views: 2,498,400
Posted By SFMCS

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

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/2000x1379/80-lower4_91d596abeeb7ad0370cf1f249e1f743be05806d5.jpgHad Craven springs installed:


15" MCS
JCW Int/Ext. Tune....
Forum: 3rd Gen FAQs
06-12-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 19,674
Posted By SFMCS

US, UJ tail lights success

My '15 MCS finally got the new LCI tail lights, US/UK. Okee, from CodeMyCar.com, programmed them after I checked the correct US functions at my local dealer. He charges a total of $180 (140...
Forum: 3rd Gen FAQs
06-03-2018, 05:27 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 19,674
Posted By SFMCS

Did you order from your dealer? Can you share how...

Did you order from your dealer? Can you share how much they were?


I did a BMW part # …….. on Google and discount MINI part dealers came up. Got part #'s (US) from this thread. Mine ran about...
12-05-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,937
Posted By SFMCS

:thumbsup:

:thumbsup:
11-16-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,527
Posted By SFMCS

Montegi by American Racing via/Discount Tire

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11-13-2017, 06:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,030
Posted By SFMCS

An easy solution is to take your tow hook (in...

An easy solution is to take your tow hook (in boot) to Home Depot. In the screw and bolt section, they have a board that has all sizes (metric) that you can try and get the proper size. They will...
11-10-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,828
Posted By SFMCS

It's a R56 but maybe next inspired project

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZKm_96Cktc
11-09-2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,828
Posted By SFMCS

My first car was black with red interior, swore I...

My first car was black with red interior, swore I would never have another one...The color is actually black metallic and it changes in different light. Was going for dark, dark gray, closest I...
11-06-2017, 03:45 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,646
Posted By SFMCS

With a manual you cannot: Put on your...

With a manual you cannot:


Put on your makeup
Text
Change songs constantly
Never look at speedo or tach
Tailgate constantly
Wear high heal boots
Pet your dog (or kid)
11-05-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,828
Posted By SFMCS

Thanks. My inspiration was the videos of the new...

Thanks. My inspiration was the videos of the new GP3. Still have to cut and apply a silver "S".
11-05-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,828
Posted By SFMCS

It's a wrap!

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/2000x1124/80-prewrap_1c55a3ecc49006d5b042e1294abad39192e9b18d.jpg
Original melting silver/aspen white
...
11-05-2017, 06:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,660
Posted By SFMCS

Sounds harmonic. It could be the on ramp road...

Sounds harmonic. It could be the on ramp road surface, if that is the only place it happens (diamond grooved). The antenna has a rubber seal(just took mine off), try a stubby one. You may want to...
11-05-2017, 04:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,660
Posted By SFMCS

Just completed a 2,500 round trip to the Midwest...

Just completed a 2,500 round trip to the Midwest from New Mexico. Had the same sound on portions of I 44 in Missouri. It appears to come from diamond cutting to road surface, especially on asphalt...
10-21-2017, 05:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,599
Posted By SFMCS

I went with the JCW tune on my 15 MCS 6 months...

I went with the JCW tune on my 15 MCS 6 months ago and love it. Had a NM module-too many problems for me (octane gas/high altitude). I agree if you are going to keep the car, mod the hell out of...
09-07-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,733
Posted By SFMCS

Could be the module, NM said they would replace...

Could be the module, NM said they would replace it, out of warranty for $100+. Thought about it but after discussing it with the SA( the two dealerships in the state-both over 6,000 ft) they have...
08-01-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 20,382
Views: 2,498,400
Posted By SFMCS

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

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/1120x2000/80-img_20170801_093434989_hdr_6ddedc44fc875a012e7150d5bfd23fd8a5728916.jpg...
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