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Yesterday, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,144
Posted By jma

Happy to oblige, I'm not very good at taking pics...

Happy to oblige, I'm not very good at taking pics but it should give you an idea. Pictures don't do it much justice. it looks really good in person.
If I can help any further just ask please...
Yesterday, 06:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 364
Posted By Warren2185

Don't feel bad. I couldn't figure out how I lost...

Don't feel bad. I couldn't figure out how I lost my digital speed read-out and it wouldn't come back. I stopped at the dealer. He explained the turn signal stalk button cycles back through to get it....
06-22-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By michaelo

Bought the 2019 Mini Cooper today - what a car!

Hello Mini Fans-

Just bought a 2019 Mini Cooper in British Racing Green and couldn't be happier. I also had a fabulous buying experience at Mini of Ramsey New Jersey. This dealership is an easy...
Forum: JCW Garage
06-22-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 23,189
Posted By Eddie07S

How did this become a standard by which all cars...

How did this become a standard by which all cars are judged? If you want to go fast around the “Ring” just get a Toyota prototype hybrid or the like. Learn how to drive it and be the fastest around...
06-15-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 691
Posted By Minnie.the.Moocher

I'm not an expert, but I do believe you need a...

I'm not an expert, but I do believe you need a tune with a catless downpipe. Go with a catted dp if you must.

Obligatory rant - running catless is bad business.
06-09-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,343
Posted By johntotah94

Thank you. Technically boost isn’t fixed in...

Thank you.
Technically boost isn’t fixed in these cars as it’s target torque based.

What’s the max you would see at like 100 degree IAT?
06-04-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,839
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Tap fuse #50, its a fuse that is controlled by...

Tap fuse #50, its a fuse that is controlled by the ignition - https://myredmini.com/boost-gauge-installed/
06-04-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,944
Posted By WhatV8

That works...just think of the added rear...

That works...just think of the added rear down-force with the 'aggressive' rear wing angle...:razz:
06-02-2019, 04:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,510
Posted By Tio Barry

You should at least talk to the dealer. There was...

You should at least talk to the dealer. There was a service bulletin for my 2016.
06-01-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,510
Posted By TVPostSound

https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/f56-cooper-s-ha...

https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/f56-cooper-s-hat/repair-manuals/22-engine-transmission-mounting/22-11-engine-mounting/1VnXlLM7Ot
...
Forum: JCW Garage
05-31-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 23,189
Posted By charrigan

This thread and others are riddled with...

This thread and others are riddled with theoretical numbers, lap times, and weights by Clutch Wotan. These are the types of threads automotive engineers make fun of because of the insane rumors.
...
05-27-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 934
Posted By mooshu47

This is on ebay now for $79 buy it now or $40...

This is on ebay now for $79 buy it now or $40 bid. I don't know if it's against the rules to post a link, but I'm sure you can find a listing for "Mini John Cooper Works Rear Compartment Cover" if...
05-27-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,244
Posted By vetsvette

Your service guy is an idiot. The Tuning Kit on...

Your service guy is an idiot. The Tuning Kit on an S model kicks the horsepower to just north of 200. Add an NM Power Module for an additional 20-30 HP.
05-25-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,325
Posted By ASKtheteach

Just ordered a set this evening. For $25, how can...

Just ordered a set this evening. For $25, how can you go wrong?
05-24-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,325
Posted By CravenSpeed

Union Jack Taillight Overlays

Hey guys, we just dropped another new product for the F56/F55. We were huge fans of the Union Jack taillights that MINI came out with. Unfortunately, the retrofit kit is usually around $500. With all...
05-20-2019, 09:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 869
Posted By djnemo

I ordered my JCW Countryman at 6% off MSRP on...

I ordered my JCW Countryman at 6% off MSRP on 4/1/19. I could have received 7% if I was willing to travel. My car is scheduled to arrive at the dealer in California around 6/1. If you are patient,...
05-19-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,388
Posted By squawSkiBum

It has been a while, but finally here's a little...

It has been a while, but finally here's a little bit of progress. We had an epic ski season, then sailing season started, too many distractions!

I covered the new scoop shown in post #93 with two...
05-17-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,104
Posted By yesti

I have them on 16" rims and the ride comfort...

I have them on 16" rims and the ride comfort versus stock continentals is night and day. Concrete blocks to almost non-runflat comfort. Seems 17" rims on mini is very harsh and you have to go...
05-12-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,818
Posted By CarFreak427

Tasty Dyno Numbers!

I recently got to put my car on a dyno after installing my meth injection about a year ago. For reference, my car is an F56 JCW onto which I’ve added the Dinan Elite tune, a catless downpipe from...
05-12-2019, 03:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,933
Posted By KCLARK

They usually do, just takes a while. they got me...

They usually do, just takes a while. they got me back $1700 for a racebike engine and froze they guys account. I gave proof of the return to paypal but in the meantime paypal froze the guys account I...
05-08-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,933
Posted By E34M5

Beware seller Gary Cooper Illinois

Beware this seller on Craigslist, he sold me a "JCW Turbo" that turned out to be a Cooper S turbo. Didn't notice the turbo housing where the wastegate controller mounts was damaged in shipping until...
05-05-2019, 08:01 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,944
Posted By 2017All4

OTHER Good Truck

We took the trusty Clubman for a 1,000 mile romp up to the Northern California gold country over the weekend. Got a solid 36 combined MPG. The Good Truck ran very well and the Dinan was sweet up in...
04-29-2019, 12:23 PM
Replies: 692
Views: 75,306
Posted By Minnie.the.Moocher

Recent car buying experience thoughts - Wife...

Recent car buying experience thoughts - Wife wanted to end her MINI experience and lease is about up. So we went shopping. It got so bad I refused to go to one of the visits. Salespeople are so...
04-27-2019, 07:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,193
Posted By Fly'n Brick

A heavier ADJUSTABLE RSB is the best bang for the...

A heavier ADJUSTABLE RSB is the best bang for the buck when it comes to any mods made to a MINI. Absolutely replace it.
And, just for a reference on handling the curves of any shape:
Understeer:...
04-26-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,811
Posted By tc1728

They came off my JCW with the bigger calipers ...

They came off my JCW with the bigger calipers

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/1200x649/jcw_935443edabf8811940633b8e2609a80c8c3689df.jpg
04-26-2019, 03:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 912
Posted By hadjiikong

One thing I would like to add to this post as...

One thing I would like to add to this post as Mini_Vinnie and I both experienced this issue is on the old pipes you have to grab the four o-rings from inside the connectors and put them onto the new...
04-14-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 194
Posted By Benjamin Buttontop

Wild Headliner out of 06 S

Picture speaks for itself lol. Unique and wild headliner in great condition, no sagging or rips/tears. Out of a 2006 Mini S I am parting out. $250...
04-13-2019, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By guspi76

Actuate the rear wipers and see if only one turns...

Actuate the rear wipers and see if only one turns on. If this is the case, you may need to re-code the Fuse box. Also called the SPEG unit.
04-13-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 117,717
Posted By sandroatg

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

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/1080x593/img_20190413_180441_75d94ac56ca279b347a7af56ca0606177bf46559.png

As I said, if you have this plug (see picture) you...
04-12-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 632
Posted By MikeMJCW

Dinan Double Dilemma

So I got my car back (check eng light)…. Dealer said something about Waste gate/intake manifold pressure to high on coastdown (?? give me a Holley 4 barrel). This will be the 3rd Dinan Elite...
04-11-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,438
Posted By curlywurly

There are at least two MFGs (seasucker and...

There are at least two MFGs (seasucker and treefrogracks) making very strong suction grip racks. Ive seen a few at cycle events. ideal for large glass panels like ours - and also can stick semi...
04-11-2019, 04:31 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,652
Posted By 663

No change in my exhaust sound....you do hear much...

No change in my exhaust sound....you do hear much more turbo intake noise. Also, I’ve tried several intakes, and this is the only one that has visible, positive effect on heat soak. You can watch...
04-10-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,652
Posted By El-Grunto

Thanks, guys. That's exactly what I was trying to...

Thanks, guys. That's exactly what I was trying to find. Seems like I'll just have to make my own carbon fiber scoop... with black jack and hookers.
04-10-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,652
Posted By iwashmycar

The bottom shows up in this video:...

The bottom shows up in this video: https://youtu.be/m9WfcIsjq80

Looks to have formed areas that protrude down to the rest of the intake, so just chopping holes in a different one likely would...
04-05-2019, 11:15 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 117,717
Posted By sandroatg

There are no differences on the wiring. You must...

There are no differences on the wiring. You must code the headunit for Harman Kardon selecting "hifi" instead of "stereo" using ncsexpert
04-05-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 117,717
Posted By Botschafter

Did my Retrofit to Visual Boost today in about 4...

Did my Retrofit to Visual Boost today in about 4 Hours :impatient:.
I can confirm working Bluetooth telephone functions without Combox in my R56. But no Bluettoth Streaming and no Mini Connect...
Forum: Detailing 101
04-02-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,411
Posted By RLM

The reason the ceramics cost so much is because...

The reason the ceramics cost so much is because they are semi permanent. this means a full paint correction is required before application. Often the coating can last as long as 7+ years and needs to...
04-01-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 912
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Forge Hard Intercooler Pipes

Thank you again hadjiikong for your help!

New pipes installed:
https://myredmini.com/forge-intercooler-hard-pipes/
...
03-24-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,820
Posted By scott13

Thanks bratling for your instructions. My...

Thanks bratling for your instructions. My passenger side barn door lock started to fail (couldn't open manually at all and could only unlock with the fob for a short time after the whole car was...
03-19-2019, 01:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,438
Posted By boubi

You're right !!! The way it was on my S: ...

You're right !!!
The way it was on my S:


https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/2000x1124/20170604_142553_682b8e74b889783a621e224cba73cf46740e9750.jpg
03-16-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,438
Posted By boubi

I'm using that kind of rack. It's french but...

I'm using that kind of rack.
It's french but I'm sure you will find easily the same type !

...
03-13-2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,994
Posted By J_L

Stock bar is hollow, though. The solid bar is...

Stock bar is hollow, though. The solid bar is significantly stiffer. There is a thread somewhere with the rates that NM calculated... sorry don't have that link handy.
03-11-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 768
Posted By SevillianSTS

449 views and only one person has responded to...

449 views and only one person has responded to me. This is disappointing in this forum.

Well I will be the good samaritan here... The noise in my original video was NOT the timing chain. I...
03-06-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,652
Posted By G26okie

So far I've had the intake on for 4-5k miles in...

So far I've had the intake on for 4-5k miles in combo with the dinan elite and have had zero issues.

I decided to take a look at the filter today and make sure it wasn't being blocked by anything...
03-06-2019, 03:32 PM
03-06-2019, 03:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,275
Posted By StuRat

I owned a GP2 and the seats are nice but these...

I owned a GP2 and the seats are nice but these are the real deal. Much more support and fit you snug. Depends on what budget you’re at as to which seat you get. Both are hard to find and these are...
02-16-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 692
Views: 75,306
Posted By David Borjas

I'm telling you guys... anyone paying sticker...

I'm telling you guys... anyone paying sticker price on Mini's right now, just not very good lol... we are all desperate.. lead right now is 8, I'm at 3 for the month.. 5k off a Mini is easy as hell...
02-12-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 29,627
Posted By Bytetronik

2018 Bone Stock F54 Clubman with Stage-1 Tune

We completed a tune on a 2018 Clubman S-Auto (8 speed tranny) and the results are quite good. The car is BONE STOCK with only the Stage-1 tune added, running on Shell 93 Octane. Since it was a newer...
02-09-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 692
Views: 75,306
Posted By David Borjas

True. Might not work, because you might get rude...

True. Might not work, because you might get rude salesman that are upset that you're telling them they are failing lol.... One that seems to work every time, and I think everyone should start...
02-07-2019, 05:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,092
Posted By charrigan

just a heads up to anyone interested in this......

just a heads up to anyone interested in this... the actuator is an oem BMW part that has been used on every bmw with an exhaust flap since 2010. It is three bolts and very easy to replace.

BMW...
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