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06-04-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,752
Posted By MrBlah

I've owned multiple r53 and r56, I went back to...

I've owned multiple r53 and r56, I went back to an r53 for my track car. Much more reliable than the newer minis, but it is not as fast on the track but they are more fun
...
03-17-2019, 06:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 940
Posted By MrBlah

get some used wheels for real winter tires, all...

get some used wheels for real winter tires, all seasons do no seasons well
03-03-2019, 06:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,765
Posted By MrBlah

mine is finished,I had to use the german...

mine is finished,I had to use the german instructions for facelift cars, the pinouts are different
Forum: Suspension
12-29-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 950
Posted By MrBlah

there are 3 different mini springs, not sure...

there are 3 different mini springs, not sure which one koni fsd are set to but I hated mine there was not enough damping on potholes.

Yes swaybars make a big difference, softer in front stiffer...
12-27-2018, 04:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,326
Posted By MrBlah

that's my IC, the car felt down on power and the...

that's my IC, the car felt down on power and the PSI was getting lower every time I autocrossed it but we could not figure out why, still won so I was not terribly worried. At VIR it blew enough...
08-27-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,901
Posted By MrBlah

10mm up front so the wheel clears the coilovers, ...

10mm up front so the wheel clears the coilovers, none needed in back but I run 2mm anyway so the wheels have a little breathing room, it's real tight at the trailing arms. I tried to fit r56...
08-06-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 377
Posted By MrBlah

easy to transplant it, all the real work is...

easy to transplant it, all the real work is getting the transmission out; it's a lot of labor
Forum: GP Talk
08-01-2018, 04:32 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,225
Posted By MrBlah

it was posted a few times on facebook that's why...

it was posted a few times on facebook that's why I asked, r56's like to burn up on bad tunes, piston #3 comes knocking
07-26-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,099
Posted By MrBlah

I think the wiper pump has one? I've never had...

I think the wiper pump has one? I've never had an issue with losing prime the line is clear so I can see if there's air bubbles.

my pump is next to the abs
07-26-2018, 05:00 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,099
Posted By MrBlah

I run meth with no tune and a 17 % on the track,...

I run meth with no tune and a 17 % on the track, I have data logs for on & off, and it's a significant drop

All of the pumps are the same, it's just a matter of sourcing one
I use a controller...
07-19-2018, 04:46 AM
Replies: 20,382
Views: 2,498,443
Posted By MrBlah

flipped a couple track tires, finally got myself...

flipped a couple track tires, finally got myself a tire changer and wheel...
07-09-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,518
Posted By MrBlah

I have no idea what the 0-60 is, when racing...

I have no idea what the 0-60 is, when racing there is very little 0-60, you do get a little launch at the start on an autocross course

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XoyW8vdNvRI

lots of fun...
07-09-2018, 04:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,593
Posted By MrBlah

there is no way I would ever let a red coil touch...

there is no way I would ever let a red coil touch my car, they fry the ecu, TONS Of posts about it on here and other forums, I honestly thought everyone already knew this by now
06-25-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,357
Posted By MrBlah

yeah it's a metal toothed ring around both outer...

yeah it's a metal toothed ring around both outer sides, I've never seen a post where someone managed to wear that metal out

I have seen where someone broke the tabs off, reverting it to an open...
06-13-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,693
Posted By MrBlah

I have the wilwood 11.75 dynapro set on the track...

I have the wilwood 11.75 dynapro set on the track car, with the brackets they came with. Best part about the wilwood is pad changes without removing the caliper it is soooo quick.

The street car...
06-04-2018, 05:08 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,386
Posted By MrBlah

rotors get hot! ducting is so important at the...

rotors get hot! ducting is so important at the track, unless you are new to it..
...
06-04-2018, 04:35 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,386
Posted By MrBlah

have you done any flow testing routing to the...

have you done any flow testing routing to the back of the hub like that?

I was cracking rotors at the track, typically 4 days on a set then the cracks would connect and get to the outside edge. ...
Forum: GP Talk
06-04-2018, 04:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,530
Posted By MrBlah

nope, bmw owners swap them for 4 or 6 pot, like...

nope, bmw owners swap them for 4 or 6 pot, like the stoptek st60. At a minimum if you track you will have to remove the shitty ceramic pistons and install stainless ones.
06-01-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 36,528
Posted By MrBlah

I try to do the Greensboro & winston salem...

I try to do the Greensboro & winston salem autocrosses with TRIAD, I've only made it to one this year
06-01-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 36,528
Posted By MrBlah

Jimmyjamesphan...

Jimmyjamesphan (https://www.northamericanmotoring.com/forums/members/160840-jimmyjamesphan.html) are you new to NC? I've never seen your car at any of the events

here's mine, doing it's thing last...
05-31-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,219
Posted By MrBlah

I post from my phone most of the time, it...

I post from my phone most of the time, it butchers everything, spell checks wrong and its a royal pain to put in more than a couple lines of text

yall can suck it up
05-31-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,219
Posted By MrBlah

they do use separate circuits, the koni yellow...

they do use separate circuits, the koni yellow let you adjust low speed rebound, you can have them modified to let you adjust low speed compression and rebound separately, the KW v2 are low speed...
05-31-2018, 05:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,626
Posted By MrBlah

rotella t6 5w40, goes in my bmw's and my mini's...

rotella t6 5w40, goes in my bmw's and my mini's including my track car
05-29-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 20,382
Views: 2,498,443
Posted By MrBlah

earned a trophy with it, also broke the header...

earned a trophy with it, also broke the header flex pipe and I've got a boost leak, the fuel tank evap line broke. it did get home under it's own power though.

...
05-29-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,219
Posted By MrBlah

I've got a r53 jcw with koni yellows and JCW red...

I've got a r53 jcw with koni yellows and JCW red springs, and a r53 track car with kw v3 coilovers and 8kg/mm front and 9kg/mm rear swift springs. Roads here are shitty and I was having trouble...
05-29-2018, 05:24 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 36,528
Posted By MrBlah

wow I see overheated brakes lol

wow I see overheated brakes lol
05-24-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By MrBlah

does the tach work? if it's not working check...

does the tach work? if it's not working check the wiring harness on the drivers left foot, it's below the fuses if the car has a sunroof you may have had the sunroof drain leak down onto that...
05-22-2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,017
Posted By MrBlah

n18's are having all the same problems with one...

n18's are having all the same problems with one exception I've not heard about piston #3 failures with n18 tunes

stay on top of timing chain guides with both
05-17-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 36,528
Posted By MrBlah

Gp is meh, nothing special only hard to get part...

Gp is meh, nothing special only hard to get part I would even want is the IC you can buy a go any day of the week too they are for sale all the time
05-16-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 36,528
Posted By MrBlah

if I had not just bought a 335i I might have this...

if I had not just bought a 335i I might have this shipped to the east coast

it's on 15" 275 tires, 5000 miles and autocross national championships to it's name
...
05-15-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,062
Posted By MrBlah

they rise a LOT more than 4 psi at the track, I...

they rise a LOT more than 4 psi at the track, I go out cold at 32 and they will put on 10 PSI in the first session, I have to let air out all day long. It really depends on the tire, with 200tw...
05-15-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,062
Posted By MrBlah

subaru AWD setup is almost the same as a FWD car....

subaru AWD setup is almost the same as a FWD car. Mark your tires with chalk and make sure they do not roll over too much. Lower pressure will give you more grip but you can destroy a set of...
05-13-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,343
Posted By MrBlah

Just did the clutch last night I'm also doing the...

Just did the clutch last night I'm also doing the sc service so I removed a few extra parts for tbat . That octopus cable sucks but if you unbolt the front of it and pop the back part off it's...
05-10-2018, 04:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,343
Posted By MrBlah

I found that bracket the most painful part of the...

I found that bracket the most painful part of the whole thing, I bent part of it to get better access. I'm doing a clutch this weekend so I am curious how things went.

At least your throwout...
Forum: D-Stock
04-20-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 875
Posted By MrBlah

rules changed on that too, now they allow dealer...

rules changed on that too, now they allow dealer installed parts ordered with car so there's a bunch of stuff you can add like strut bars

from the 2018 rulebook

standard part An item of...
04-16-2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 416
Posted By MrBlah

best run from apr 15

best run from yesterday, missed first in smf by .131 seconds, whole class was on 200 treadwear tires, 19th overall raw

I really need to get a set of a7 I was struggling for grip, friend runs sts...
Forum: Electrical
03-28-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,674
Posted By MrBlah

where are the pics?

where are the pics?
03-20-2018, 01:27 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,527
Posted By MrBlah

Headlight auto leveler, car has hid?

Headlight auto leveler, car has hid?
Forum: JCW Garage
03-13-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,460
Posted By MrBlah

less miles and no stupid glass roof

less miles and no stupid glass roof
Forum: JCW Garage
03-08-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,656
Posted By MrBlah

GP1 <> JCW, the true first gen jcw with factory...

GP1 <> JCW, the true first gen jcw with factory build is option 3al like you said

I have zero interest in a gp but I do own a factory jcw r53

and continuing that topic, all of the gp parts...
03-01-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 626
Posted By MrBlah

Genesis paint you can get it on Amazon or race...

Genesis paint you can get it on Amazon or race part stores
02-12-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 577
Posted By MrBlah

Yeah use ista/d it'll tell you what is wrong and...

Yeah use ista/d it'll tell you what is wrong and how to fix it
01-02-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 586
Views: 218,794
Posted By MrBlah

the ps pump runs directly off alternator, if alt...

the ps pump runs directly off alternator, if alt fails ps is first thing to quit working
12-27-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 12,340
Posted By MrBlah

rolling the dice when tuning/mods is not part of...

rolling the dice when tuning/mods is not part of the fun for me
Forum: Site Feedback
12-19-2017, 09:33 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 5,719
Posted By MrBlah

I vote yes

I vote yes
12-12-2017, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 998
Posted By MrBlah

the first time you change pads at the track with...

the first time you change pads at the track with these wilwoods you will realize they are worth every penny
11-30-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,216
Posted By MrBlah

I've seen a tesla autocross, it was not pretty at...

I've seen a tesla autocross, it was not pretty at all they also fail at trackdays

I have no interest in an electric mini. I Do have interest in a car that will drive me to work, it's 120...
Forum: Suspension
11-29-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,088
Posted By MrBlah

imo the #1 way to improve cornering with zero...

imo the #1 way to improve cornering with zero change in ride is to add negative camber, a little positive caster in the front, zero toe up front and a little toe in the rear

it does not change...
Forum: JCW Garage
11-29-2017, 04:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,248
Posted By MrBlah

also I would never ever do a harness bar, you are...

also I would never ever do a harness bar, you are strapped to the bar but the seat will still collapse and you have no rollover protection. Lots of rollbars out there that are easy to install, my...
11-28-2017, 04:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,517
Posted By MrBlah

you should not have to recode modules just change...

you should not have to recode modules just change options with ncsexpert

if you have cruise control the clutch sensor wire should go to pin 85 or 103 I forget which one at the connector x60004 ...
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