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Forum: MINI Parts for Sale 12-26-2017, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By SODA66
For those who are interested. I had a local...

For those who are interested. I had a local upholstery shop do this mode on my 2011 Mini. It really helps and you cannot tell it did not come from the factory that way. I had standard non sport...
Forum: R55 :: Clubman Talk (2008+) 12-26-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 570
Posted By SODA66
can't help, I own a 2011 Clubman non-S, with...

can't help, I own a 2011 Clubman non-S, with approx 85,000 miles it probably worth about 5000 on trade. Check with Kelly Blue book or auto trader for what they think it worth. Also post a pic, I...
Forum: R55 :: Clubman Talk (2008+) 12-25-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,043
Posted By SODA66
I have a 2011 Non-s clubman which I purchased...

I have a 2011 Non-s clubman which I purchased new. I only used mid grade but switch to premium this year. It have over 85,000 miles on it. The reason I switch was to get a little more performance....
Forum: 1st Gear 12-25-2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 259
Posted By SODA66
I have a 2011 Non S clubman with over 80,000...

I have a 2011 Non S clubman with over 80,000 miles. It has been very reliable .Good luck with yours
Forum: Site Feedback 12-21-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 3,919
Posted By SODA66
I vote NO. Everything has gotten political. ...

I vote NO. Everything has gotten political. Everyone feels they have an input and it needs to be heard. Remember opinions are like belly buttons, everybody has one.
Forum: Interior/Exterior 12-16-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By SODA66
Yes, I have sport seats that are not heated. ...

Yes, I have sport seats that are not heated. There are probably to electrical hook ups if you have heated seats. One for the heat and one for the airbag. You should be able to just hook the...
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 11-25-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 119,310
Posted By SODA66
Thermostat extended warranty

anyone else know about this. I have the dreaded check engine light
Forum: R55 :: Clubman Talk (2008+) 10-30-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,093
Posted By SODA66
One side (driver i.e. left) I keep unopened can...

One side (driver i.e. left) I keep unopened can of tennis balls and the other side a couple of baseball caps
Forum: General MINI Talk 10-17-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 147,609
Posted By SODA66
looks nice, like the seats

looks nice, like the seats
Forum: General MINI Talk 10-16-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 147,609
Posted By SODA66
Minicoopersmodel - nice looking Sparkling Silver,...

Minicoopersmodel - nice looking Sparkling Silver, like the black gas cap, looks better than the chrome, also the driving/running lights. What does the inside look like. Also, are you in the US or...
Forum: 1st Gear 10-14-2017, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By SODA66
Be sure and join the Mini Club of St Louis. ...

Be sure and join the Mini Club of St Louis. Active club with numerous activities
Forum: MINI Parts for Sale 09-15-2017, 08:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By SODA66
will this fit a 2011 non-S mini. If so I am...

will this fit a 2011 non-S mini. If so I am interested
Forum: Tires, Wheels, & Brakes 09-11-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By SODA66
You can go with a wider tire , like 205/55/16 or...

You can go with a wider tire , like 205/55/16 or maybe a 205/50/16. Most people ditch the run flats and buy normal tires.(cheaper/smoother ride) I have a 2011 Clubman non-s and it has a place for...
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 09-07-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 416
Posted By SODA66
Temp sensor vs Themostat

I have a 2011 Clubman NON -S. The yellow engine light came on , I noticed the coolant tank is low but have not noticed any leakage in my garage. If it possible its the temperature sensor or the...
Forum: MINI Parts for Sale 09-03-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,238
Posted By SODA66
Sprint booster

PM sent
Forum: General MINI Talk 08-24-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 858
Views: 147,609
Posted By SODA66
Sparkling Silver

I have a 2011 Sparkling Silver Clubman. It was the last year of the Sparkling Silver option. I have noticed that Mini has a similar color but not sure what it is called. Not sure what you mean...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 07-14-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,055
Posted By SODA66
I have them on my 2011 Mini clubman and they are...

I have them on my 2011 Mini clubman and they are great. I even put them on my 2011 XC Volvo. These are standard equipment in Europe.
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 07-13-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 599
Posted By SODA66
Same problem with my 2011 Justa Clubman. At one...

Same problem with my 2011 Justa Clubman. At one time there was a kit/system that you plug into the car that bypassed the electrical link/signal to the fuel system, that gave you quicker engine...
Forum: R55 :: Clubman Talk (2008+) 06-12-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By SODA66
Be aware especially from my experience. Moving...

Be aware especially from my experience. Moving up in tire will probably increase the total weight of the rim and tire. This will have a negative effect on performance and all you are doing is...
Forum: Tires, Wheels, & Brakes 05-22-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 138,862
Posted By SODA66
Since the wheels are aluminum, not chrome, what...

Since the wheels are aluminum, not chrome, what you are seeing peeling is the factory plastic coating that is applied to keep the aluminum shiny . Mine came off where brake dust ate through the...
Forum: R55 :: Clubman Talk (2008+) 05-22-2017, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5,420
Views: 1,645,301
Posted By SODA66
Like the factory roof rack. Don't see many of...

Like the factory roof rack. Don't see many of them. Good luck with the Clubman
Forum: MINI Parts for Sale 05-19-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,044
Posted By SODA66
how much for the chrome gas cap and filler...

how much for the chrome gas cap and filler assembly. Like to convert my Non S gas door to the S model look. Would need the whole assembly.
Forum: Tires, Wheels, & Brakes 05-19-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By SODA66
15 to 17 to 16 inch wheels

Tire Size
I bought a 2011 Mini new that had 15 inch all weather tires on it. I wanted to upgrade so I found a set of used 17 inch Mini lites. The car looked great but the larger and heavier...
Forum: MINI Parts for Sale 05-18-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,154
Posted By SODA66
how much for the chrome gas cap and painted...

how much for the chrome gas cap and painted housing. trying to convert my non-s gas door to s type. Same color
Forum: MINI Parts for Sale 05-18-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 872
Posted By SODA66
Rota wheels

TPMS alone are worth at least $100 . Will sell just the rims for 275.00, everything for 375.00
Forum: MINI Parts for Sale 05-18-2017, 04:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 872
Posted By SODA66
thanks Miniac

Miniac, Thanks for posting this for me. Solves alot of chatter.
Forum: MINI Parts for Sale 05-18-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 872
Posted By SODA66
Rota for sale

Look at my gallery photo for the wheels on my 2011 Clubman. They are ROTA , I spell that R O T A for all those who can understand English. As the ad says, 16 inch, that means 16 inch diameter...
Forum: MINI Parts for Sale 05-18-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 872
Posted By SODA66
send me your email or phone number and I will...

send me your email or phone number and I will text you the pics via my iPhone. Send to my Private Mail
Forum: MINI Parts for Sale 05-17-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 872
Posted By SODA66
Rota wheels,

four Rota 16 inch wheels for sale with TPMS and tires. Just taken off car. TPMS fit Minis from 2010 thru 2016. Will not ship, I live near St Louis, MO. Will send pics via email. Can PM me is...
Forum: F54 :: Clubman Talk (2015+) 05-17-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 856
Posted By SODA66
Fwiw

Reminds me of a friend I had while in the AF. When he got to our base, I notice his Nissan 1200 did not have a front bumper. I asked him what happened. He stated, he was towing the Nissan and to...
Forum: F54 :: Clubman Talk (2015+) 05-17-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By SODA66
checkered roof

check out my pictures of mat black checkered roof on my 2011 clubman. I think if you got it wrapped red or painted red it would really look neat.
Forum: Interior/Exterior 05-01-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 880
Posted By SODA66
I have a 2011 Clubman that came with the vinyl...

I have a 2011 Clubman that came with the vinyl seats. I found someone on this site who had a set of leather and cloth seats out of a Mini coupe and had them installed on my car. Mini uses the same...
Forum: R55 :: Clubman Talk (2008+) 03-19-2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By SODA66
Rotor size from 2011 Mini Clubman non s

I am trying to purchase some rotors on ebay for my 2011 Mini Clubman, non -s, automatic and the company that makes them is asking what size they are. Need help.
Forum: JCW Garage 02-11-2017, 03:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 960
Posted By SODA66
My point was in the that with the Carefree Mini...

My point was in the that with the Carefree Mini Maintenance program upgradewarranty which is good for 6 years and 100,000 which I purchased, not the standard Car warranty, it states that that spark...
Forum: JCW Garage 02-05-2017, 05:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 960
Posted By SODA66
Spark plug changes and Extended Mini Maintenance Program

I have an 2011 Clubman on which I purchased the 7 year 100,000 maintenance plan. At around 70,000 miles the car was running rough. I took it to the dealer and showed them in the Mini Extended Mx...
Forum: R55 :: Clubman Talk (2008+) 01-28-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,207
Posted By SODA66
Looks like your Mini Clubman did not come with...

Looks like your Mini Clubman did not come with Fog lights. From what I have read in the past it is not possible to hook up the new Mini Fogs to a non Fog mini. IF you do it please let me know. I...
Forum: Cooper (non S) 12-28-2016, 02:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 15,386
Posted By SODA66
2011 Clubman 78,000 miles

Purchased new in Feb 2011, has automatic trans. Has been a reliable car. Purchased the 100,000 maintenance and service plan. Everything has been covered except for coil packs which were I...
Forum: R55 :: Clubman Talk (2008+) 12-14-2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,390
Posted By SODA66
2011 Justa Clubman

78,000 miles. Auto trans
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 12-14-2016, 02:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,957
Posted By SODA66
Keep us posted. Hope it works

Keep us posted. Hope it works
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 10-26-2016, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 838
Posted By SODA66
Spark Plug replacement on Mini Maintenance Plan

Under the extended Maintenance plan i.e. the book states that Spark Plugs are to be replaced at 60,000 miles. My car was missing ( car has approx 72,000) miles on it and I asked the Dealer why he...
Forum: R55 :: Clubman Talk (2008+) 05-23-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,215
Posted By SODA66
I have a 2011 Clubman and had the same issues...

I have a 2011 Clubman and had the same issues with the heat from the sunroof. (Check my gallery} I had a checkered board wrap put on the roof ( It partially blocks some hear. Then had the sunroof...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 05-19-2016, 06:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,599
Posted By SODA66
sunroof

I share you same feeling. I liked the old sunroof when they were metal and you could completely close them and have no sun. The Mini Sunroof is too hot. I had a wrap put on my Mini and had the...
Forum: R55 :: Clubman Talk (2008+) 05-11-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 5,420
Views: 1,645,301
Posted By SODA66
What type of wheels do you have.

What type of wheels do you have and where did you get them
Forum: Tires, Wheels, & Brakes 04-07-2016, 02:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,460
Posted By SODA66
I have 16" Rotas on my 2011 Clubman. No problems...

I have 16" Rotas on my 2011 Clubman. No problems at all, mine are not the Hyper Black ones though. See my gallery.

I used stock lugs for the longest time but someone in my Mini club gave me his...
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 03-29-2016, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 587
Posted By SODA66
lateral seat

Not sure if you car has the sport seats or the lumbar support. My car came with the standard i.e. non sport seats and not lumbar support. I found a person on this site who just replaced his seat...
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 03-29-2016, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,028
Posted By SODA66
2011 Justa Clubman automatic 70,000 miles just...

2011 Justa Clubman automatic 70,000 miles just replaced the battery, and a set of tires. bought the 100,000 maintenance package everything else covered i.e. brakes, etc.
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 03-28-2016, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,881
Posted By SODA66
Need to wait 5 minutes after disconnecting the...

Need to wait 5 minutes after disconnecting the battery, I did it an no problem
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 03-24-2016, 08:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,881
Posted By SODA66
Seat SWAP

What you can do is easy. Mini uses the same seat frame in Minis whether it is a Sport Seat or normal Just a seat. I had Justa seats in my Mini and found someone who converted their Sports seats to...
Forum: R60 :: Countryman Talk (2010-2015) 03-03-2016, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 841
Posted By SODA66
I did not do the total matte black roof but had a...

I did not do the total matte black roof but had a checkered matte black put on my mini clubman. check out my gallery.
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 03-02-2016, 08:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,717
Posted By SODA66
Foster Seats

Mini seats have the same frame whether they are sport seats or regular seats. Its the padding/stuffing that is glued to the inside of the covering which gives the seat the form. I replaced the...
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