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Forum: R60 :: Countryman Talk (2010-2015) 10-15-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,289
Posted By kansasbob98
I did the redneck solution . Cut a piece of...

I did the redneck solution . Cut a piece of cardboard about 6" deep (like a shirt box ) and simply slide it between the glass and window frame. Low cost, works great!
Forum: MITM :: MINIs in the Mountains 2013 (August 7-11, 2013) 07-11-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 996
Posted By kansasbob98
My wife and I have our cars ready to...

My wife and I have our cars ready to "roll".
Forum: MITM :: MINIs in the Mountains 2013 (August 7-11, 2013) 06-27-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 996
Posted By kansasbob98
That's a big selection. You can spend a lot of...

That's a big selection. You can spend a lot of cash on this stuff.
Forum: R60 :: Countryman Talk (2010-2015) 06-21-2013, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3,427
Views: 1,028,038
Posted By kansasbob98
Think that's just break dust and dirt giving off...

Think that's just break dust and dirt giving off a copper appearance.
Forum: MITM :: MINIs in the Mountains 2013 (August 7-11, 2013) 05-09-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 996
Posted By kansasbob98
Pinewood Derby at MITM

For stock class it is stated "what comes with the kit". Does this mean that weights are not allowed to hit the 5 ounce rule?
An inquiring mind wants to know.
Forum: 1st Gear 04-01-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 307
Posted By kansasbob98
Check out KCMINIENTHUSIASTS. Y ou are close...

Check out KCMINIENTHUSIASTS. Y ou are close enough to join in!
Forum: R60 :: Countryman Talk (2010-2015) 11-10-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 772
Posted By kansasbob98
The Countryman tips are welded on. Must be cut...

The Countryman tips are welded on. Must be cut off and new welded on, or new pipe added. Thread somewhere on doing this. My JCW tips were welded on to what was left of the stock pipe.
Eventually...
Forum: R60 :: Countryman Talk (2010-2015) 07-02-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 971
Posted By kansasbob98
"D" is automatic thus noneed to show what gear....

"D" is automatic thus noneed to show what gear. When you move the lever to the left you are in "manual" mode and the gear is displayed. You may use either the paddles or the lever to shift. Same...
Forum: JCW Garage 06-30-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,510
Posted By kansasbob98
JCW Countryman Exhaust

Mine was just installed today. No mention of any problems. Was ordered last Tuesday.
Gotta go back to get tip lengths adjusted-shoulda looked before I left.
Forum: R60 :: Countryman Talk (2010-2015) 01-03-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3,427
Views: 1,028,038
Posted By kansasbob98
Nice CS/CS!

Chaos, How do you like the Magnaflow exhaust? Description please!
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 08-21-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,060
Posted By kansasbob98
Totally wrong about the auto. Amazing at my...

Totally wrong about the auto. Amazing at my recent MITM event. Put it in manual and worked those paddles! A pickup truck got in the procession and separated another 15 cars from the lead pack. He...
Forum: R60/R61 Stock Problems/Issues 08-01-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 25,488
Posted By kansasbob98
Ready to set off for MITM with 3 failed trim...

Ready to set off for MITM with 3 failed trim pieces. Just occured in the past 2 days. First thought the boot section had been dented, but couldn't understand how since the car had been totally...
Forum: Tires, Wheels, & Brakes 07-27-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 850
Posted By kansasbob98
I lost the coded key for my Type R. Solution was...

I lost the coded key for my Type R. Solution was to find an appropriate sized socket, pound it over the offending lug and use a breaker bar to remove it. Worked like a charm.
Forum: JCW Garage 07-26-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,716
Posted By kansasbob98
Not real sure., Looked at a MC40 couple years...

Not real sure., Looked at a MC40 couple years ago. Thoughtn it was only the decalsm and a shift knob. Did not notice any JCW badging, which I think the dealer installed the kit at that time.

In...
Forum: R60/61 Cooper S Drivetrain 07-14-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,291
Posted By kansasbob98
part number - 18-30-2-151-408 list price is...

part number - 18-30-2-151-408 list price is $95.00 each

Therse are the engraved JCW tips with set screw
Forum: R60 :: Countryman Talk (2010-2015) 07-08-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 979
Posted By kansasbob98
Dream on! A call to your dealer parts or...

Dream on! A call to your dealer parts or aftermarket salesman will get you an answer. I'm waiting too.
Forum: JCW Garage 06-06-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,365
Posted By kansasbob98
Samer at Baron MINI in K.C. said he had 3 kits...

Samer at Baron MINI in K.C. said he had 3 kits for 2011 in stock. Did not specify if any were for automatic.
Forum: Interior/Exterior 05-18-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 15,997
Posted By kansasbob98
Local graphics installer Todd ( of Motoring File...

Local graphics installer Todd ( of Motoring File Badges ) now has the material to do this. Believe that somone posted that Asethic Creations did his bumper. Check with either one about sending a...
Forum: R60 :: Countryman Talk (2010-2015) 05-12-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,398
Posted By kansasbob98
Yellow labs rock! I do Dock Dogs with mine. You...

Yellow labs rock! I do Dock Dogs with mine. You can see us on you tube.
Search for "Diving Miss Daisy"
Forum: R60 :: Countryman Talk (2010-2015) 05-12-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,333
Posted By kansasbob98
Or an old fart like me. I do like driving my CS...

Or an old fart like me. I do like driving my CS meatloaf! :lol:
Forum: Tires, Wheels, & Brakes 05-02-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 997
Posted By kansasbob98
Link to Scca solo build up of 2008 Cooper S by...

Link to Scca solo build up of 2008 Cooper S by former nat'l champ
Craig Wilcox....
Forum: R60/61 Cooper S Drivetrain 04-30-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 15,686
Posted By kansasbob98
The factory JCW system should be available in...

The factory JCW system should be available in May. About $700.00
Forum: R60 :: Countryman Talk (2010-2015) 04-18-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3,427
Views: 1,028,038
Posted By kansasbob98
Could be the Beachcomer. Notice the grill,...

Could be the Beachcomer. Notice the grill, agressive tires & the spare.
Alsome different about the bonnet. Also trying to figure out the rectangular boxes on the door bottoms - or is that just a...
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 04-04-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 927
Posted By kansasbob98
Craig Wilcox who is former Nat'l champ in a MINI...

Craig Wilcox who is former Nat'l champ in a MINI would tell you Quiksilver is the best. He is using it on his 2008 D-stock Cooper S.
Forum: R60 :: Countryman Talk (2010-2015) 04-04-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3,427
Views: 1,028,038
Posted By kansasbob98
Ahoy shipmate asindc! You-Built: approx....

Ahoy shipmate asindc!
You-Built: approx. 3-9-11. Bremerhaven: approx. 3-14-11. On M/V Courage: 3-31-11. Due to arrive in Balt.: 4-15-11.

Me- order 3-5-11 built 3-17-11 Bremerhaven 3-30-11 On...
Forum: R60 :: Countryman Talk (2010-2015) 04-03-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,087
Posted By kansasbob98
I purchased the factory seat cover for the CM. I...

I purchased the factory seat cover for the CM. I have it, but not the car yet. Think it is well worth the money. Material attracts dog hair, is padded/waterproof and has zip in door panel covers....
Forum: R60/61 Cooper S Drivetrain 04-02-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,291
Posted By kansasbob98
So are thye tips from an R56 JCW? There are some...

So are thye tips from an R56 JCW? There are some JCW tips listed in the R60 accessory list. Local guy says those actually fit into the JCW Aero kit.
Forum: R60/61 Cooper S Drivetrain 04-01-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,291
Posted By kansasbob98
So show, tell us about your new tips.

So show, tell us about your new tips.
Forum: Classic Mini Talk 03-26-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,607
Posted By kansasbob98
Fabulous, tasteful build!

Fabulous, tasteful build!
Forum: R60 :: Countryman Talk (2010-2015) 03-25-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,388
Posted By kansasbob98
Aftermarket parts for R60

http://www.vipcustomparts.com/R60%20parts%20page.htm
Forum: R60 :: Countryman Talk (2010-2015) 03-19-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,410
Posted By kansasbob98
My cs/cs ALL4 was ordered 3-5, production started...

My cs/cs ALL4 was ordered 3-5, production started 3-9 and was turned over to the shipper on 3-17. Will be checking with my MA on Tues. to see what the status is. Gone too smoothly so far. Will my...
Forum: Suspension 02-04-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,160
Posted By kansasbob98
Dealers are expensive for this type of work. I...

Dealers are expensive for this type of work. I had springs installed at a local
wheel shop for $150.00. Alignment check was $35.00 ( NM springs. all alignment factors were within spec). Sway bars...
Forum: Interior/Exterior 08-19-2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 628
Posted By kansasbob98
A razor saw will work great. Buy at a hobby shop....

A razor saw will work great. Buy at a hobby shop. Get some silver paint to paint the cut part. A real fine grade sand paper will smoth the cut.
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 08-19-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,255
Posted By kansasbob98
Just lost a blackjack scuttle insert yesterday....

Just lost a blackjack scuttle insert yesterday. Checked the other one & it was loose and easily removed with the hood closed. Reinstalled the stockers.
Like what Octane Guy did.
Forum: Southern California 08-18-2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By kansasbob98
I got my first free oil change at about 5600...

I got my first free oil change at about 5600 miles just before it's first service anniversary. Got the second one today at 10600 miles. Plus new wipers, brake flush and other stuff. Remeber service...
Forum: JCW Garage 08-07-2010, 12:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,750
Posted By kansasbob98
The four small holes are for the wheel alignment...

The four small holes are for the wheel alignment equipment at BMW/MINI
Dealers.
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 07-26-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,165
Posted By kansasbob98
Thanks to my DS/B brothers for the replies....

Thanks to my DS/B brothers for the replies. :thumbsup:
No car inspections here in Kansas. Not even basics such as lights and turn signals. Cars here are mlostly delivered minus turn signals.
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 07-24-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,165
Posted By kansasbob98
Removing Downstream Cat

Looking at a used JCW exhaust system. The downstream cat is replaced with this system. Any problems?
Forum: Interior/Exterior 06-27-2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 609
Posted By kansasbob98
Hope this helps you! ...

Hope this helps you!

http://www.miniacal.com/remove_rear_seats/
Forum: Interior/Exterior 06-10-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,402
Posted By kansasbob98
Your friendly MINI parts counterman can answer...

Your friendly MINI parts counterman can answer your question.
I would say it's just the bumper.
Forum: Interior/Exterior 06-04-2010, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,402
Posted By kansasbob98
Try your local dealer. Mine offers MINI club...

Try your local dealer. Mine offers MINI club members a discount. You'll also save on freight.
Forum: 1st Gear 05-05-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 528
Posted By kansasbob98
Jason,, check out KC MINI group here. ...

Jason,, check out KC MINI group here. http://www.kcminiclub.com/
Forum: R56 :: Hatch Talk (2007+) 05-01-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 22,525
Posted By kansasbob98
Take the VIN to a dealer and have him run it. If...

Take the VIN to a dealer and have him run it. If installed at facorty it will show in specs.
Forum: R55 :: Clubman Talk (2008+) 04-23-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,881
Posted By kansasbob98
I just did this on my 08 hatch. Dealer has all...

I just did this on my 08 hatch. Dealer has all part numbers. Ask for any MINI club discounts they might give. Parts should cost $900-$1000, then you have paint and installation $350-$400.
I...
Forum: Suspension 03-31-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,599
Posted By kansasbob98
I can second the NM Engineering springs. Still on...

I can second the NM Engineering springs. Still on RF tires, but ride is not as jolting as my sport springs were. Still running orignal shocks. :thumbsup:
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 02-25-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 25,660
Posted By kansasbob98
And what class are you planning to run?

And what class are you planning to run?
Forum: Driver's School 02-25-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 871
Posted By kansasbob98
Haven't done any HPDE's at all. Can tell you...

Haven't done any HPDE's at all. Can tell you however a BMW HPDE is one of the best places to start. They are all about safely driving your car at a speed comfortable for you. Plus you have the...
Forum: Tires, Wheels, & Brakes 11-17-2009, 06:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,566
Posted By kansasbob98
I think the OP was referring to Discount Tire...

I think the OP was referring to Discount Tire Direct. They should be able to handle his install just fine.
Forum: General MINI Talk 10-22-2009, 08:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,551
Posted By kansasbob98
Many years ago in the old CAN-AM series ther was...

Many years ago in the old CAN-AM series ther was a car that was dimpled like a golf ball. I believe it was driven by Sam Posey. Don't think it was driven more than a couple races. Maybe some of the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-22-2009, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By kansasbob98
It all depends on what club is putting on the...

It all depends on what club is putting on the event. Is it SCCA? If so from my previous experience ( haven't run in 5 years ) dealer or port installed options - your JCW tuning kit makes it a...
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