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Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 05-19-2016, 04:59 PM
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Posted By jomama
ha, great news! glad that worked out for you (and...

ha, great news! glad that worked out for you (and me). funny thing is, i don't even drive the car anymore. i left it for my mother-in-law to use after i moved to the bay area. they brought it to...
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 05-17-2016, 11:39 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 113,727
Posted By jomama
for me it was - 2011 MCS with ~70k. my dealer...

for me it was - 2011 MCS with ~70k. my dealer replaced it, no questions asked. service advisor told me I was covered until 120k on the hpfp.
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 05-09-2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 113,727
Posted By jomama
well then, fingers crossed that the hpfp will...

well then, fingers crossed that the hpfp will fail one more time before the 120k mark. it must be a regular fix at that dealership b/c my service advisor straight up told me it was covered until 120k...
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 05-09-2016, 02:56 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 113,727
Posted By jomama
2011 N18 MCS with 73k on the clock here. i just...

2011 N18 MCS with 73k on the clock here. i just had my hpfp replaced for a second time under warranty. i wasn't sure what to expect when i dropped it off at the dealer. i let the service advisor know...
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 10-21-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2,324
Views: 252,106
Posted By jomama
for that price, you may as well hop on a plane...

for that price, you may as well hop on a plane and bring it out yourself! then you can go enjoy socal for 24hrs, and not worry about your ecu getting lost. :nod:
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 10-02-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,930
Posted By jomama
some may remember around mid 2011, mini started...

some may remember around mid 2011, mini started offering a $500 rebate/discount to anyone that bought a m/t car. that's b/c production at the aisin plant was affected by fukushima. so yes, the a/t is...
Forum: European MINIs 09-23-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 96,537
Posted By jomama
subscribed to see the rest of this build!

subscribed to see the rest of this build!
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 09-11-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2,324
Views: 252,106
Posted By jomama
but isn't IAT measured after the IC but before...

but isn't IAT measured after the IC but before the turbo? granted, i don't live in humid conditions and i'm not tuned, but i was seeing IATs at 3° above ambient consistently, as long as the car was...
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 07-16-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2,471
Views: 277,211
Posted By jomama
that's a video of the JB+. no stg 1 on the...

that's a video of the JB+. no stg 1 on the horizon, afaik.
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 07-10-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 2,324
Views: 252,106
Posted By jomama
the poor guy posted in the build thread of the...

the poor guy posted in the build thread of the biggest champion of battle tune, and was asked to post elsewhere as well.
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 07-10-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 2,324
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Posted By jomama
yeah, but is the throttle linear? :razz: just...

yeah, but is the throttle linear? :razz: just playin'!
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 06-26-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 647
Posted By jomama
replacing the jcw exhaust with an aftermarket...

replacing the jcw exhaust with an aftermarket cat-back won't really give you much, if any, gains. i'd spend that money elsewhere.
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 06-02-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 2,324
Views: 252,106
Posted By jomama
not exactly nick's fault that eurocode decided to...

not exactly nick's fault that eurocode decided to not do manic tunes. just like you wouldn't hold it against battle tuning b/c your aim dash display didn't show up for 8 months.
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 05-22-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2,324
Views: 252,106
Posted By jomama
120 on those roads dude? plenty crazy not in...

120 on those roads dude? plenty crazy not in person!
yeah, would love the golf tdi. it all depends on my driving habits. if i do a lot of freeway driving, then tdi. if not, then i'm open to whatever.
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 05-22-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 2,324
Views: 252,106
Posted By jomama
works for me. tell him to take his time, and...

works for me. tell him to take his time, and offer intro pricing in July! =) actually, i might leave the mini for my mother-in-law to drive, and take her car as a city beater. wouldn't want to park...
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 05-22-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2,324
Views: 252,106
Posted By jomama
you're getting out of control here, son! =) as it...

you're getting out of control here, son! =) as it turns out, i may end up keeping my mini. too bad i paid as much for 15k service on my other car as i would have paid on a manic tune! anyways, once i...
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 05-07-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,681
Posted By jomama
and bagels and pizza are amazing too. you don't...

and bagels and pizza are amazing too. you don't realize that until you move out of the area. i told johntotah to hit up grimaldi's el segundo location before he head back north...not sure if he had a...
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 05-07-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,681
Posted By jomama
man, looks like you can eat off those floors at...

man, looks like you can eat off those floors at RSW!
one thing i miss about jersey is cheap gas and full service stations...actually, i can do w/o full service. but cheap gas and 93 octane would...
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 05-07-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2,471
Views: 277,211
Posted By jomama
i've had mine since the very beginning in all...

i've had mine since the very beginning in all sorts of socal traffic and have not had any issues with it. you'll be fine.
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 05-02-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2,324
Views: 252,106
Posted By jomama
hottest week in socal in quite some time....

hottest week in socal in quite some time. mid-to-upper 90s all week with the friggin' santa ana winds blowing off the desert.
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 05-02-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2,324
Views: 252,106
Posted By jomama
i believe they're hitting the dyno today.

i believe they're hitting the dyno today.
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 05-02-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 2,324
Views: 252,106
Posted By jomama
both cars at Eurocode today for the Manic tune...

both cars at Eurocode today for the Manic tune were N18s (johntotah's Cooper S and someone else's Countryman).
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 05-01-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 2,324
Views: 252,106
Posted By jomama
it might be slightly interesting if apr modified...

it might be slightly interesting if apr modified bmws or minis.
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 05-01-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2,324
Views: 252,106
Posted By jomama
didn't notice you sneaking in a shot of my car...

didn't notice you sneaking in a shot of my car there! good meeting you and your buddies at eurocode. hope the tune kicks ass and makes me regret thinking about getting rid of the mini.
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 04-30-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,578
Posted By jomama
not trying to split hairs here, but i think both...

not trying to split hairs here, but i think both you and ragingMini meant to say 5992s, not 5922s. just wanted to clear that up for anyone else that might come across this thread looking for new...
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 04-30-2014, 01:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,195
Posted By jomama
just sold my evolve decat dp today. that's me...

just sold my evolve decat dp today. that's me pretty much throwing in the towel on doing any (more) work to my mini. =/ but i'm still interested in seeing how your tune turns out.

btw, shouldn't...
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 04-30-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 885
Posted By jomama
i think those wheels are an upgrade, as they...

i think those wheels are an upgrade, as they appear to be 17", and stock wheels were 16". those 17" wheels could be just upgraded wheels, or it could be part of the sports package, which included an...
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 04-30-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 885
Posted By jomama
it looks like it has some chrome pieces on it, as...

it looks like it has some chrome pieces on it, as you can tell from the rear fog light surrounds and the mirror caps. and given that there's no moonroof, this car does NOT have the premium package....
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 04-30-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,195
Posted By jomama
your manic tune is -1.5 days old (yes, that's...

your manic tune is -1.5 days old (yes, that's negative 1.5 days!) and you're already looking for options? haha! this man's got the bug, bad!!!
Forum: MINI Parts for Sale 04-30-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 709
Posted By jomama
well, i offered you all that styrofoam popcorn in...

well, i offered you all that styrofoam popcorn in that box, but you turned it down. could have lasted you at least a couple dozen posts!
Forum: MINI Parts for Sale 04-29-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 709
Posted By jomama
SOLD, to the man in the black mini! perhaps the...

SOLD, to the man in the black mini! perhaps the fastest sale ever on NAM marketplace - ~40mins from posting the ad to delivery of the DP.
Forum: MINI Parts for Sale 04-29-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 709
Posted By jomama
replied. you didn't leave a number to call, haha!...

replied. you didn't leave a number to call, haha! =)
Forum: MINI Parts for Sale 04-29-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 709
Posted By jomama
SOLD! Evolve De-Cat (Catless) Downpipe

I have a new, never installed, Evolve de-cat (catless) downpipe. Last groupbuy had them for $280 shipped - retail is currently ~$300 + shipping. I'm willing to let this one go for $250 shipped ($25...
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 04-29-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2,324
Views: 252,106
Posted By jomama
i plan on being there thu - maybe not right at...

i plan on being there thu - maybe not right at 11am, but at some point. prob won't be bringing the mini tho. you drive one with a JB+ everyday, so it wouldn't be anything new to you, unless you wanna...
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 04-28-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,681
Posted By jomama
they prob got you mixed up with their west coast...

they prob got you mixed up with their west coast tuning days, which is happening at the end of this week.
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 04-25-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 2,324
Views: 252,106
Posted By jomama
cool! not sure how familiar you are with...

cool! not sure how familiar you are with torrance, but there's a bunch of good japanese food to be had out that way.
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 04-25-2014, 12:55 AM
Replies: 2,324
Views: 252,106
Posted By jomama
where will you be staying? if you happen to find...

where will you be staying? if you happen to find yourself as far south as irvine, feel free to drop me a line. my schedule is pretty wide open next week, esp for food and the such. =)
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 04-24-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 2,324
Views: 252,106
Posted By jomama
cool, i'll plan on meeting you there next thu at...

cool, i'll plan on meeting you there next thu at 11am. you're a friggin' trooper to drive down from sac-town to get a tune!
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 04-24-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,578
Posted By jomama
i've been using the ILZKBR7A-8G since i've had...

i've been using the ILZKBR7A-8G since i've had the JB+ and have had no issues. terry from BMS recommended these. they're supposedly 1 step cooler. for what it's worth, terry uses these on the BMS...
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 04-24-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2,324
Views: 252,106
Posted By jomama
thanks for the offer! funny enough, saturday is...

thanks for the offer! funny enough, saturday is gonna be tougher for me than a weekday. i'm gonna check with johntotah to see if he minds me swinging by thu. if john says no, i might just show up...
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 04-24-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2,324
Views: 252,106
Posted By jomama
while i also hope that the manic tune will be a...

while i also hope that the manic tune will be a vast improvement over the JB+, i don't think we've been giving the JB+ enough credit. the intro price for the manic tune is definitely right, tho! if i...
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 04-23-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2,324
Views: 252,106
Posted By jomama
when i got my JB+, terry suggested one step...

when i got my JB+, terry suggested one step colder as well. he installed a set of 5992 (ILZKBR7A-8G) into my mcs. i haven't had an issue with the plugs thus far.

btw, i have a brand new never...
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 04-13-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,681
Posted By jomama
still kinda on the fence with this since I'm not...

still kinda on the fence with this since I'm not sure how long I'll be keeping the car. I have a DP sitting in a box in my dining room. i'll check if manic is interested in getting a matrix of...
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 03-24-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 956
Views: 126,194
Posted By jomama
i was actually driving my white Q5. the wife and...

i was actually driving my white Q5. the wife and dog don't like riding in the mini when we make our sunday trips to LA for church. had i been in the mini, i prob would have tried pulling up next to...
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 03-23-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 2,471
Views: 277,211
Posted By jomama
all credit goes to cerenkov for putting it...

all credit goes to cerenkov for putting it together. all i did was cut and paste it to my original post. =)
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 03-23-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 956
Views: 126,194
Posted By jomama
ha, cool! the blue tint of your wheels gave you...

ha, cool! the blue tint of your wheels gave you away. i also noticed the MT/FTW decal on your rear windshield. didn't notice you in time to scope your stoptechs, since i was in the 2nd lane from the...
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 03-23-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 956
Views: 126,194
Posted By jomama
pretty sure i saw you motoring down the carpool...

pretty sure i saw you motoring down the carpool lane of 605 south this evening, towards the 405. looked like a white e90 was giving chase - he/she came up the left lane at close to triple digits...
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 03-21-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2,471
Views: 277,211
Posted By jomama
if someone wants to write it and PM it to me,...

if someone wants to write it and PM it to me, I'll add it to my first post.
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 03-17-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2,471
Views: 277,211
Posted By jomama
just imagine your center speedo as one huge boost...

just imagine your center speedo as one huge boost gauge once you're above 5psi. every 10mph is 1psi of boost. it'll stay as your boost gauge until you're off boost for a certain duration. there's...
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 03-16-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2,471
Views: 277,211
Posted By jomama
I had a similar code when my hpfp started going....

I had a similar code when my hpfp started going. it wasn't related to the JB+, at least I don't think so. dealer replaced my hpfp and I've been fine since. minis seem to have hpfp issues, even the...
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