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06-22-2019, 05:45 PM
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Posted By mikey_t

Have a look in the "Modifications" section under...

Have a look in the "Modifications" section under Electrical. I seem to remember Heiker making these kind of changes.
01-16-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 519
Posted By mikey_t

A little bit of searching here on this site might...

A little bit of searching here on this site might help but if i recall correctly, that bag of hammers sound is somewhat normal on cold starts.

Here are 5 recent threads on this subject to get you...
12-14-2018, 05:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,512
Posted By mikey_t

IF you haven't already done so, there are many...

IF you haven't already done so, there are many threads on this site telling you to ditch the run flats that came with the car and install regular tires to improve the ride. Personally i wouldn't...
12-03-2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By mikey_t

It came that way. I believe it was 2013 when they...

It came that way. I believe it was 2013 when they started using rear bench seats that the rail system got shortened.
11-16-2018, 06:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,417
Posted By mikey_t

Another subject that has been discussed a number...

Another subject that has been discussed a number of times in this forum..... just reading the titles of the threads in this forum will give you a good idea on the problem areas and what to expect...
08-30-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 774
Posted By mikey_t

Mine did the same thing late last year. I spoke...

Mine did the same thing late last year. I spoke with one of the MINI techs that i know & trust and he pointed at the key fob. Replaced it and away it went.
08-14-2018, 05:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,113
Posted By mikey_t

They are independent.

They are independent.
07-03-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,750
Posted By mikey_t

Usually means the engine is burning coolant...

Usually means the engine is burning coolant generally due to a head gasket failure from overheating.
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12-19-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,719
Posted By mikey_t

If i want political or religious crap, i'll visit...

If i want political or religious crap, i'll visit Facebook or Twitter and get my fill.

We tried that on another forum where I am a moderator and had to shut it down after 1 month. There was more...
12-06-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 419
Posted By mikey_t

While you have got it apart you may as well...

While you have got it apart you may as well replace the waterpump also. My 2011 just had both fail one after the other this past summer.
11-30-2017, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 840
Posted By mikey_t

There are a number of threads discussing this...

There are a number of threads discussing this very subject. Here's 3 of them;

https://www.northamericanmotoring.com/forums/drivetrain-cooper-s/308321-os-giken-twin-disc-clutch-review.html
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09-26-2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 913
Posted By mikey_t

My 2011 has had tint on the side windows since...

My 2011 has had tint on the side windows since new. Still haven't marked them and the car has about 130,000 kms on it. Find a tint vendor who comes HIGHLY recommended and use good quality tint...
08-18-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,613
Posted By mikey_t

" confused as to how a few ounces of water can...

" confused as to how a few ounces of water can break down a car...."

Welcome to world of MINI ownership. If i remember right, i believe the module is located right next to the fuel tank beside...
06-16-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By mikey_t

I've got about 73,000 miles on my 2011 base...

I've got about 73,000 miles on my 2011 base Countryman auto so we're in a similar spot. I've followed the service requirements and haven't been surprised by anything to date. It sounds like yours...
07-24-2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,306
Posted By mikey_t

For the OP.. I've got a 2011 Countryman non S...

For the OP.. I've got a 2011 Countryman non S with an auto tranny and it just turned 104,000 kms (about 64,000 miles) without any problems other than regular maintenance items. Regular oil changes at...
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