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Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) Yesterday, 07:29 AM
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Posted By genik
battery specs

I need a new battery for my 2nd gen 2008 R56S... not sure if ill be getting the OEM, so im out on the look for a new one. What specs should the new battery have in order to meet the needs?
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 10-15-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By genik
Why does the glass need to be taken out? I...

Why does the glass need to be taken out? I believe the whole point is to be able to place the instant glue and attach the sun shades, but its not easy because the metal drivers (that the shade is...
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 10-14-2017, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By genik
Yes thats what im talking about, You say to take...

Yes thats what im talking about, You say to take out the sunroof glass, that's not an easy thing to do, is it?
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 10-14-2017, 02:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By genik
sunroof scrolling tint issue

The scrolling tint on my sunroof got detached from the drivers that would hold it to scroll in and out. How can i stick it back, the drivers (have this copper color) are kinda hidden.
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 10-11-2017, 05:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By genik
No idea what it was then, its very hard to track...

No idea what it was then, its very hard to track it down. I had forgotten that NAM isnt the right place to look for this issue... im very sorry for the trouble. :sad:
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 10-10-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By genik
Auto Start Stop isn't working

The Auto Start feature has stopped working, the motor never stops when the car is not moving. Could there be some issue that its not allowing it to operate?
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 09-16-2017, 03:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By genik
Your wish is my command :lol:

Your wish is my command :lol:
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 09-16-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By genik
Are you certain about this? I've seen some...

Are you certain about this?

I've seen some from Bosch but im not sure if there are more than one type for the R56S made from Bosch.

The ones that my mini came with from the factory are made by...
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 09-16-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By genik
Mini brand ones? What exactly is inscribed on...

Mini brand ones? What exactly is inscribed on them so i know what to purchase?
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 09-16-2017, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By genik
Repairing R56S ignition coils

There was a failure on one of the four ignition coils of my R56S and iam wondering, is there some way to repair this piece of electrical "rod" :) in order to fix it and reuse it, or is it burned,...
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 07-27-2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By genik
Interesting but what parts have you installed to...

Interesting but what parts have you installed to have the manic 2nd stage tune? I suppose an intercooler at least?
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 07-27-2017, 02:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By genik
Plastic my @ss, im sick n tired of using cheap...

Plastic my @ss, im sick n tired of using cheap parts to save money. They dont make cars like they used to damn it, its all about the money. Buying and replacing parts is what automobile companies...
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 07-26-2017, 03:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By genik
I was told that the thermostat usually needs...

I was told that the thermostat usually needs replacing because its made out of plastic and the heat corrodes the form and it no longer is able to seal tightly. Is this true?
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 07-25-2017, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By genik
I see, so is it safe to say that when one...

I see, so is it safe to say that when one replaces the Thermostat for leaking, this water pump is also replaced?
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 07-21-2017, 01:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By genik
Is it just one water pump?

Is it just one water pump?
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 07-21-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 621
Posted By genik
what are these two parts?

Can somebody tell me what these two parts are?
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 07-10-2017, 07:40 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 30,296
Posted By genik
Right after you changed it, what was the...

Right after you changed it, what was the consumption like?
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 07-10-2017, 01:09 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 30,296
Posted By genik
Howdy partner, i have the same issue with the...

Howdy partner, i have the same issue with the N14, only i consume 1L per 1000km and still havent found a solution to it! :sad:
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 06-26-2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,158
Posted By genik
And with what tools do i cut it to be the shape...

And with what tools do i cut it to be the shape needed?
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 06-25-2017, 07:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,158
Posted By genik
LOL :grin:

LOL :grin:
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 06-25-2017, 07:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,158
Posted By genik
Hello, i have no idea what poster boards are. Can...

Hello, i have no idea what poster boards are. Can you send me a link to the poster boards that you bought? How thick are those poster boards?
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 06-23-2017, 05:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,158
Posted By genik
Open the glass at winter time with 0-15C, u must...

Open the glass at winter time with 0-15C, u must be kidding.
Theres no way id ever tint the glass black, that would make it useless and permanently.
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 06-22-2017, 10:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,158
Posted By genik
Thats a good idea, only some how youd have to...

Thats a good idea, only some how youd have to stabilize that fabric so it wont jiggle and perhaps make noise when cruising.
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 06-22-2017, 12:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,158
Posted By genik
Wont the shade fall without the cups?

Wont the shade fall without the cups?
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 06-22-2017, 12:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,158
Posted By genik
The only thing that worries me is that those...

The only thing that worries me is that those suction cups might wear out over time with all this sun to melt them!
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 06-22-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,158
Posted By genik
Any suggestions? I gotta say that although i...

Any suggestions?

I gotta say that although i havent tried it, this product seemed kinda what im looking for but with a 100% (or little less) sunblock tint.
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 06-22-2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,158
Posted By genik
Tint is permanent, in winter time i don't want...

Tint is permanent, in winter time i don't want any sun blocking on the sunroof.
I was hoping for something that could be removed nice and easy!
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 06-22-2017, 10:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,158
Posted By genik
Thanks but i don't want something permanent like...

Thanks but i don't want something permanent like a sticker. I need to have the diversity in winter time to have more light in the cabin, the problem appears only during summer time.
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 06-22-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,158
Posted By genik
OEM Sunroof Sunshade will not block the sun

So this is my problem, i get hot when the sun is directly above me and i do need a solution to this. The small holes that the OEM sunshade has doesn't do much of a shade. Is there a cure for this...
Forum: Tires, Wheels, & Brakes 03-14-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By genik
It is about 10-15 degrees C

It is about 10-15 degrees C
Forum: Tires, Wheels, & Brakes 03-14-2017, 12:07 PM
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Views: 527
Posted By genik
Ive done over 1500km with them and its not just...

Ive done over 1500km with them and its not just the traction on cornering but also that they feel a bit more wobbly when trying to heat them up (turning steering wheel left n right fast).
Forum: Tires, Wheels, & Brakes 03-14-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By genik
The grip in corners with Continentals though was...

The grip in corners with Continentals though was better. The Dunlop have a smoother ride but on corners I do not go as fast!
Has anyone had a similar experience with this comparison?
Forum: Tires, Wheels, & Brakes 03-08-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By genik
i think i chose the wrong tire!

I've just fitted on my R56S the Dunlop Sprt Maxx RT run flat tires and I must say that they are nothing like the ones I had before (CONTINENTAL conti sport 03 run flats). The Dunlop although are more...
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 02-27-2017, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By genik
Yup its the stock dipstick!

Yup its the stock dipstick!
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 02-25-2017, 11:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 615
Posted By genik
high engine oil level

Can a high engine oil level (as seen in the pic) create any kind of issues and what might they be? The red arrow indicates the max ring on the dipstick.
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 02-23-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 566
Posted By genik
Ok i hear ya, i hear ya!

Ok i hear ya, i hear ya!
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 02-23-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 566
Posted By genik
Why is that such a big deal?

Why is that such a big deal?
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 02-23-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 566
Posted By genik
Ok its tightened!

Ok its tightened!
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 02-23-2017, 02:00 PM
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Views: 566
Posted By genik
true, but a small portion of the air will not...

true, but a small portion of the air will not need to pass through the whole exhaust pipe, some of the air escapes faster than the rest. Im not making a comparison with an after market exhaust, not...
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 02-23-2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 566
Posted By genik
well why not? It bypasses the whole exhaust pipe....

well why not? It bypasses the whole exhaust pipe. When one changes the Oem exhaust to other 3rd party ones, why do they do it, just for the style? Nope, those exhausts are more "open", "free" so...
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 02-23-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 566
Posted By genik
Its a very small leak, but enough to feel and hear

Its a very small leak, but enough to feel and hear
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 02-23-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 566
Posted By genik
Yeah i know its sketchy hehe but the funny things...

Yeah i know its sketchy hehe but the funny things was that i didn't make it on purpose, the tech was prolly on a very hectic day and forgot to tighten it. I only found out about it due to the noise...
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 02-23-2017, 06:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 566
Posted By genik
What is a "v band"?

What is a "v band"?
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 02-23-2017, 06:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 566
Posted By genik
Cause i wasnt too sure and wanted to hear a diff...

Cause i wasnt too sure and wanted to hear a diff view... sorry if im testing your nerves with my questions! :-(
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 02-23-2017, 05:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 566
Posted By genik
To be frank it doesn't sound like **** True,...

To be frank it doesn't sound like ****

True, although it has not spread through al of the car's bottom, just 10cm around the leak.

The effect is very little but i can feel the difference!
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 02-23-2017, 04:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 566
Posted By genik
loosened downpipe tube gives a faster feel?

Loosening the connection between the downpipe tube and the exhaust tube will surely have a diff in the sound (sounds more aggressive) but might it have any effect on the feel of speed? For example...
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 02-06-2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 678
Posted By genik
Is corrosion responsible for destroying the...

Is corrosion responsible for destroying the metallic wiring?
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 02-06-2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 678
Posted By genik
How can i protect them from corrosion?

How can i protect them from corrosion?
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 02-05-2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By genik
No i mean if there is actually some way in...

No i mean if there is actually some way in understanding if a faulty one is actually faulty or the tech is playing games with me.
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 02-04-2017, 11:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By genik
the faulty timing chain tensioner

Suppose i got two timing chain tensioners in my hands and one of the two im told that is a faulty one, how can i tell which one it is?
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