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06-21-2019, 03:54 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By njaremka

There is a plastic tube that crosses behind the...

There is a plastic tube that crosses behind the block into the water pump housing. Looks like you’ll need to replace it.

https://www.ecstuning.com/b-genuine-mini-parts/water-pipe/11537589713/
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06-05-2019, 04:02 AM
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Posted By njaremka

Looks great!

Looks great!
05-22-2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By njaremka

My understanding is you could order the Cooper S...

My understanding is you could order the Cooper S with JCW appearance packages, inside and outside. If it does not have the brakes and badges, sounds like an S with those packages.
05-21-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,359
Posted By njaremka

Correct.

Correct.
05-08-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 325
Posted By njaremka

Get this kit, and it’s just a bolt on affair: ...

Get this kit, and it’s just a bolt on affair:
https://www.ecstuning.com/b-genuine-mini-parts/jcw-gp2-rear-center-diffuser-retrofit-kit/51747330558kt/

Its a little pricey, but if I was in your...
05-07-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 419
Posted By njaremka

The R55 Clubman only has one reversing light - on...

The R55 Clubman only has one reversing light - on the passenger side. So, if you saw just one light, all is normal.
05-01-2019, 03:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 515
Posted By njaremka

That part isn’t really a splitter, so much as...

That part isn’t really a splitter, so much as little corner extenders for the OEM bumper

https://www.ecstuning.com/b-genuine-mini-parts/jcw-pro-front-spoiler-pair/51192339038/

As far as I know,...
04-24-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 713
Posted By njaremka

I use Carly app on my iPhone for my R55.

I use Carly app on my iPhone for my R55.
Forum: Suspension
04-23-2019, 03:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 465
Posted By njaremka

Try this: wrap the bar at the bushing location...

Try this: wrap the bar at the bushing location with Teflon plumbers tape, then install the bushing over the tape. Should last years longer than grease. On all my sway bar installations over the...
04-17-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By njaremka

This looks to be what you want: ...

This looks to be what you want:
https://www.ecstuning.com/b-genuine-mini-parts/nut-priced-each/63122752224/
04-15-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,782
Posted By njaremka

Cat-less will help a little bit with performance,...

Cat-less will help a little bit with performance, but you will get an engine light. Catted will keep the engine light off, but won’t give as much performance. Any downpipe other than stock will...
04-12-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 698
Posted By njaremka

Each pad manufacturer will tell you something...

Each pad manufacturer will tell you something different because they use slightly different materials and manufacturing process. The bedding procedure is as much for mating the pads and rotors as it...
04-12-2019, 04:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 525
Posted By njaremka

The “official” removal instructions state those...

The “official” removal instructions state those tabs get broken off, and new clip used for replacement.
...
Forum: JCW Garage
04-12-2019, 03:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,882
Posted By njaremka

Wow! Glad you’re ok. I too had a stupid driver...

Wow! Glad you’re ok. I too had a stupid driver total my first Clubman.

You will find another!
04-09-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 851
Posted By njaremka

If you thought the ride with the run flats was...

If you thought the ride with the run flats was bad, stay away from the 18's. Get a light weight set of 17's and a set of 215/45-17 tires. Ride will be decent, and handling response won't suffer too...
04-09-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 737
Posted By njaremka

Get this one: ...

Get this one:
https://www.waymotorworks.com/milltek-r56-turbo-mini-s-catless-downpipe.html

Respected vendor, quality part, and not too expensive.
04-08-2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5,502
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Posted By njaremka

Nice! I like the color match roof.

Nice! I like the color match roof.
04-08-2019, 03:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,526
Posted By njaremka

Yes, if you look at the part numbers... “R” is...

Yes, if you look at the part numbers... “R” is for “R”ecirculate, and “A” for “A”tmospheric. You can use the “R” valve with a blow off plate if you decide later that you want the noise. (This is how...
Forum: Suspension
04-01-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,826
Posted By njaremka

https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/

https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/
04-01-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 340
Posted By njaremka

I literally JUST completed replacing my inner tie...

I literally JUST completed replacing my inner tie rods over the weekend, haven't even been able to get the car int the alignment shop yet.

I used this tool:...
04-01-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,115
Posted By njaremka

I think if you are looking at throwing a spare...

I think if you are looking at throwing a spare tire up there, a roof basket would be easier to get the wheel in and out of. The roof boxes look nice, but limit what you can and can't use them for.
03-29-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,242
Posted By njaremka

Use he correct wrench and do NOT over tighten....

Use he correct wrench and do NOT over tighten. Snug it up just enough so there are no leaks, and your good to go. No need to crank it down like a gorilla.
03-29-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 20,382
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Posted By njaremka

You’ll like the engine mount. Improves throttle...

You’ll like the engine mount. Improves throttle response feel more than any other mod. Very easy install, too.
03-29-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By njaremka

Sorry, can't help with the height. Mine is quite...

Sorry, can't help with the height. Mine is quite a bit different from the Mini bottle.
03-29-2019, 05:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By njaremka

:eek2: Here is the parts diagram for the...

:eek2:

Here is the parts diagram for the downpipe:
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=MF73-USA-06-2008-R56-Mini-Cooper_S&diagId=18_0700
03-29-2019, 04:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By njaremka

Not too hard to find.... ...

Not too hard to find....

https://www.ecstuning.com/b-genuine-mini-parts/catalytic-converter-downpipe-hardware-kit/r56sdownpipekt2/
...
03-27-2019, 03:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By njaremka

Not the greatest pictures, but... ...

Not the greatest pictures, but...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/800x1592/mini_e33_c298c730988c7da321bb402d2d27b6845030e4f9.jpg
03-19-2019, 04:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 831
Posted By njaremka

All the stuffs. Start with basic bolt ons:...

All the stuffs.

Start with basic bolt ons: intake, downpipe, intercooler, exhaust. Then add a stage 2 tune from MarioKart.
Forum: Suspension
03-18-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 16,175
Posted By njaremka

That is a JCW bar, and that is an N14 engine with...

That is a JCW bar, and that is an N14 engine with AEM intake.
03-18-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 606
Posted By njaremka

The spacer will be hub centric, but there is not...

The spacer will be hub centric, but there is not enough material left to allow the wheel to be hub centric. With an 8mm spacer, the wheel can still center itself on the hub. With a 12mm spacer,...
Forum: Suspension
03-18-2019, 04:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,826
Posted By njaremka

The gen 2 is a little bit better there, with a...

The gen 2 is a little bit better there, with a bolt and a nut. Still a chance it could be rusted and break. But if it is and does, won’t have to replace the whole knuckle.
Forum: Suspension
03-17-2019, 02:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,826
Posted By njaremka

As mentioned, pretty straight forward if you are...

As mentioned, pretty straight forward if you are mechanically inclined.

Tool? Make sure you have a spring compressor. One of these can be helpful, too:...
03-15-2019, 03:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By njaremka

1.575 gallons would be the TOTAL capacity.

1.575 gallons would be the TOTAL capacity.
03-15-2019, 03:25 AM
03-14-2019, 06:46 AM
Replies: 20,382
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Posted By njaremka

They are 2018 Miata RF rims. 17x7 +45 with 8mm...

They are 2018 Miata RF rims. 17x7 +45 with 8mm spacers and 205/45-17 tires.
03-13-2019, 03:27 PM
Replies: 20,382
Views: 2,498,443
Posted By njaremka

Mounted up some “new” rims his afternoon ...

Mounted up some “new” rims his afternoon
...
03-13-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,244
Posted By njaremka

Thanks so much!!

Thanks so much!!
03-13-2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,244
Posted By njaremka

Thanks for checking. I'm sure it might be self...

Thanks for checking. I'm sure it might be self explanatory, but sometimes it isn't. If I picked one up, I wouldn't keep it installed all the time, but would put it in and out as needed.
03-12-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,681
Posted By njaremka

Speed holes :thumbsup:

Speed holes :thumbsup:
03-07-2019, 03:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 782
Posted By njaremka

What year car do you have? This is the second gen...

What year car do you have? This is the second gen section, and you have also posted that you had a third gen on order? There are plug in performance modules that are 100% reversible. One of those...
Forum: 1st Gear
02-26-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By njaremka

I like the Clubman for the utility, and...

I like the Clubman for the utility, and relatively small size. I like the Cooper hatchback for the lightweight and responsiveness. Decide what your needs and wants are, then find the car that fits.
02-13-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 775
Posted By njaremka

OP has an R56, so the "one ball mod" will not...

OP has an R56, so the "one ball mod" will not apply here.

For R56, if you want just a little bit more noise, you can have the second cat and resonator removed and replaced with a straight pipe...
02-08-2019, 03:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 993
Posted By njaremka

Sounds like you bought an N14 AEM intake, and not...

Sounds like you bought an N14 AEM intake, and not the N18 intake. The N14 version comes with the turbo inlet hose. The N18 version does not come with the turbo inlet hose because of the issue you are...
Forum: JCW Garage
02-05-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By njaremka

For the N18, I only know of a few "hard" pipe...

For the N18, I only know of a few "hard" pipe options for all those pieces, and none are chrome.
Forum: JCW Garage
02-04-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,863
Posted By njaremka

According to RealOEM.com the rods and crank are...

According to RealOEM.com the rods and crank are the same between the S and JCW engines, pistons are not.

S pistons and rods:...
01-17-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,667
Posted By njaremka

I appreciate the posting. I have been eyeing...

I appreciate the posting. I have been eyeing that thing, since the price seems reasonable.
12-31-2018, 05:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,074
Posted By njaremka

You will not notice the change to 215/45-17...

You will not notice the change to 215/45-17 tires, other than a slightly better ride quality. Fit is just about perfect.
Forum: Suspension
12-30-2018, 05:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 624
Posted By njaremka

Springs need to be stiffer when lowering, because...

Springs need to be stiffer when lowering, because you have less suspension travel. Do you do anything to the bump stops, like trim them down? You ‘could’ be riding in the bump stops at your lowered...
Forum: 1st Gear
12-24-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By njaremka

Nice! I love my Hampton :thumbsup:

Nice! I love my Hampton :thumbsup:
12-17-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 807
Posted By njaremka

I've seen that wear on other cars due to a...

I've seen that wear on other cars due to a serious toe mis-alignment. As mentioned, if you are considering this vehicle, get an independent inspection to see if anything is bent or broken.
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