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Forum: Navigaton and Audio 09-15-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,082
Posted By MotorMouth
So the amp fit fine under the trim panels? ...

So the amp fit fine under the trim panels?
Would the speaker box fit with a storage package shelf? (that would be up most of the time but down when carrying items).
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 03-08-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,071
Posted By MotorMouth
MArio, did you run a stock baseline before...

MArio, did you run a stock baseline before adding the tuning?
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 02-19-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,071
Posted By MotorMouth
Exactly. It's ridiculously under-tuned. ...

Exactly. It's ridiculously under-tuned.



Actually, (at least with 2nd gen) MINI has had a habit of producing the advertised numbers (or very close) at the wheel when put on a dyno. I have...
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 02-19-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,071
Posted By MotorMouth
Very nice Mario! Glad you are beta testing stuff...

Very nice Mario! Glad you are beta testing stuff for the rest of us. I grew tired beta testing back in 2007...

So those numbers are from adding only this? ->...
Forum: European MINIs 09-23-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 96,537
Posted By MotorMouth
Glad I just found this build thread. I would...

Glad I just found this build thread. I would have gone nuts if I had to wait years as this has been coming together to see this amazing car.

Awesome job! Now I'll go crazy waiting for it to be...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 07-25-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,306
Posted By MotorMouth
I know what you mean. I was so angry when they...

I know what you mean. I was so angry when they stopped installing 8-track players in cars - and then they stopped installing cassette players! :mad:
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 07-21-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,464
Posted By MotorMouth
Having the ring around the speedo set to the...

Having the ring around the speedo set to the color blue might get you pulled over by the popo...

Had someone tell me they got pulled over for it. Wouldn't surprise me to find out the cop was in...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 07-02-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 31,114
Posted By MotorMouth
I have the BMS tuner on my 2011 S. It works as...

I have the BMS tuner on my 2011 S. It works as advertised. I expect the same from this new one.

It is very easy to install/uninstall.
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 05-23-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,478
Posted By MotorMouth
Harman Kardon is having trouble supplying MINI...

Harman Kardon is having trouble supplying MINI with all of the stereos it needs. The dealers have to manually add the upgrade by asking mini directly but if mini runs out of stereos they cannot get...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 04-06-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,214
Posted By MotorMouth
It's right here: MINI isn't...

It's right here:





MINI isn't going to offer 0.9% and 1.9% on the newest hottest model they have the first month it comes out. Why would they when they are going to be selling every one...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 04-04-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,214
Posted By MotorMouth
^ this is correct. any term up to 72 months.

^ this is correct. any term up to 72 months.
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 03-08-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 501,071
Posted By MotorMouth
http://www.mini2.com/forum/first-generation-faults...

http://www.mini2.com/forum/first-generation-faults-fixes/137912-does-anyone-have-fault-code-list.html#post2951741

this fault code list is actually for gen one but i suspect most of them are still...
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 02-21-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 501,071
Posted By MotorMouth
Locked tunes mean they aren't meant for your ECU....

Locked tunes mean they aren't meant for your ECU. Does anyone have some other tunes they can email to Elsonordave? Most of the ones I had on there were for a JCW.
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 10-11-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2,218
Views: 223,793
Posted By MotorMouth
OF course Cracking of the N18 happens soon before...

OF course Cracking of the N18 happens soon before a NEW FRIGGIN engine is coming
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 09-21-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 2,471
Views: 277,211
Posted By MotorMouth
It certainly added more power when you step on it...

It certainly added more power when you step on it but still tame for normal driving.

I like it. For ~$300 it's worth it.
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 09-06-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2,218
Views: 223,793
Posted By MotorMouth
The n14 and n18 engines are pretty much the same...

The n14 and n18 engines are pretty much the same engine. There are a lot of n14 engines running around at greater than 20psi with the Alta access port. I know of a couple JCWs that run around 23psi....
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 07-19-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2,218
Views: 223,793
Posted By MotorMouth
I have regular dyno's with hp/tq across rpm but...

I have regular dyno's with hp/tq across rpm but no boost on it. I was reading boost directly off a boost gauge.

The tunes were not dyno tweaked - just canned for mods by Alta. I had a larger...
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 07-13-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2,218
Views: 223,793
Posted By MotorMouth
Very happy to have a self installable/removable...

Very happy to have a self installable/removable tune in the works. I am not going to be mailing my ecu anywhere.




16psi? Please keep massaging.. my 2007 was pushing ~18-19psi 207whp/239wtq...
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 07-13-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,031
Posted By MotorMouth
beat the crap out of the side of your car? Did...

beat the crap out of the side of your car? Did the carrier come off and hang by the side marker light wire??
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 07-13-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,031
Posted By MotorMouth
you can't click it while it's installed on the...

you can't click it while it's installed on the car but the carrier is very easy to take off the car. With the bonnet open push it forward. I usually give a little whack on the back of the carrier...
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 04-22-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 19,420
Posted By MotorMouth
As I was one of the first people to get a piggy...

As I was one of the first people to get a piggy back from Alta way back when.. I am going to sit back and let someone else be a test pig this time.
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 12-22-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 501,071
Posted By MotorMouth
Perhaps if they had made it available for the...

Perhaps if they had made it available for the last 2 years worth of new MINIs they would've sold more.
Forum: R58 :: Coupé Talk (2012+) 08-31-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,677
Posted By MotorMouth
Sorry to necro the thread but here is the...

Sorry to necro the thread but here is the official reason:

The footrest is there to encourage the passenger to have his or her knees bent to help control the body's motion that may create injury...
Forum: R59 :: Roadster Talk (2012+) 08-31-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,145
Posted By MotorMouth
This is fact or at least the official reason: ...

This is fact or at least the official reason:

The footrest is there to encourage the passenger to have his or her knees bent to help control the body's motion that may create injury risks in the...
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 08-12-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 501,071
Posted By MotorMouth
Surely there are anough 2011+ models out there...

Surely there are anough 2011+ models out there now to make it worth getting the AP to work with them =(
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 05-25-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2,218
Views: 223,793
Posted By MotorMouth
It also doesn't say if the ECU needs to be pulled...

It also doesn't say if the ECU needs to be pulled or if it's an OBD port flash.
Forum: Factory JCW Talk (2009+) 05-24-2012, 06:37 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 44,082
Posted By MotorMouth
You should note that is BHP (@flywheel) or some...

You should note that is BHP (@flywheel) or some people might freak out. Still very nice (about the same as my JCW) =)


edit: just noticed the sides of the graph do denote it's flywheel.
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 04-28-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 501,071
Posted By MotorMouth
LoL.. I have a strong feeling you don't know...

LoL.. I have a strong feeling you don't know what you are talking about.



You come on here spouting nonsense and someone is going to correct you. If you leave it's your loss.
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 04-14-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 501,071
Posted By MotorMouth
I peaked 23lbs on my 09 JCW once or twice. A...

I peaked 23lbs on my 09 JCW once or twice. A friends 2011 has seen as high as 25. Can't verify the accuracy of the gauges.



Does he have to open the ecu to do it?
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 02-17-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 501,071
Posted By MotorMouth
open you bonnet. Can you see the four spark plug...

open you bonnet. Can you see the four spark plug wires on top of the engine? If so you are good to go. If there is a cover over them then no joy.
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 02-12-2012, 02:12 AM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 501,071
Posted By MotorMouth
They already have one. It's called "15%...

They already have one. It's called "15% reduction pulley"
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 02-08-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 501,071
Posted By MotorMouth
TIme for the monthly "where is the 2011 S tune?!"...

TIme for the monthly "where is the 2011 S tune?!" whining...

*whine*
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 12-15-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 501,071
Posted By MotorMouth
While I can't give you numbers, it will be a...

While I can't give you numbers, it will be a definite noticeable difference.
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 12-11-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 501,071
Posted By MotorMouth
Considering there were no 2008 JCWs in the US you...

Considering there were no 2008 JCWs in the US you may need to provide a bit more explanation before that question can be answered.
Forum: Hawaii 12-08-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,116
Posted By MotorMouth
When you getting yours? :)

When you getting yours? :)
Forum: General MINI Talk 11-11-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,700
Posted By MotorMouth
for front & back seats!

for front & back seats!
Forum: General MINI Talk 11-11-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,700
Posted By MotorMouth
I think you've been able to get them for years at...

I think you've been able to get them for years at that price aftermarket.
Forum: General MINI Talk 11-11-2011, 04:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,700
Posted By MotorMouth
more like $55/month :sad: ...

more like $55/month :sad:


www.motoringfile.com has now broke the news and has some pictures.
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 11-10-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,257
Posted By MotorMouth
Recaro seats are coming to US MINIs *woohoo!*. ...

Recaro seats are coming to US MINIs *woohoo!*.

See details https://www.northamericanmotoring.com/forums/general-mini-talk/220265-recaro-seats-are-coming-to-us-minis.html
Forum: General MINI Talk 11-10-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,700
Posted By MotorMouth
RECARO SEATS are coming to US MINIS!!

FINALLY!

Yes, they are coming. Cost: $3000 for Cooper models and $2750 for Cooper S models.

Available on R55,56,58,and 59 models. NOT on R57 models.

One trim only. Carbon Black...
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 11-10-2011, 12:31 AM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 501,071
Posted By MotorMouth
yea! In case anyone forgot, the subject is: ...

yea!

In case anyone forgot, the subject is:

Where is the AP for my 2011 S model?! :lol:
Forum: JCW Garage 11-07-2011, 12:01 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 22,085
Posted By MotorMouth
I hope it's not another 15 before this project is...

I hope it's not another 15 before this project is finished!
Forum: JCW Garage 10-13-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,288
Posted By MotorMouth
The tech at my local dealer told me he just...

The tech at my local dealer told me he just installed a JCW kit and it included a new exhaust manifold. He suspects it is the same manifold as comes on the factory JCW. It was the first one he...
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 10-13-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 501,071
Posted By MotorMouth
According to a tech at my local MINI dealership...

According to a tech at my local MINI dealership the newest jcw tuning kit includes a new exhaust manifold. He suspects it is the one for the factory JCW.

The AP is still more bang for the buck.
Forum: Navigation & Audio 10-08-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 165,891
Posted By MotorMouth
11" sub?

11" sub?
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 10-04-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 51,248
Posted By MotorMouth
Perhaps he was asking how there was in increase...

Perhaps he was asking how there was in increase in REAR wheel hp.
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 10-02-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 501,071
Posted By MotorMouth
New month.. time to ask - Status on AP for...

New month.. time to ask -

Status on AP for 2011+ ??
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 09-19-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 501,071
Posted By MotorMouth
well yea, The AP was immediately available for...

well yea, The AP was immediately available for the 2009 models.
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 09-17-2011, 04:03 AM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 501,071
Posted By MotorMouth
no more impatient than we were in 2007.

no more impatient than we were in 2007.
Forum: Navigation & Audio 09-06-2011, 12:51 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 26,922
Posted By MotorMouth
If I had the funds I'd be all over that subwoofer.

If I had the funds I'd be all over that subwoofer.
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