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Forum: JCW Garage 05-02-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,710
Posted By Clutch Wotan
There are much more options but not TÜV/MOT...

There are much more options but not TÜV/MOT conform for the JCW brake, 1,5 kgs per brake kgs is not bad, my 0,5 kg Lightblox battery is also quite expensive but saves 25 kgs. The TAROX design:...
Forum: JCW Garage 04-30-2018, 03:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,710
Posted By Clutch Wotan
Iam using TAROX and they 1,5 kgs lighter :) than...

Iam using TAROX and they 1,5 kgs lighter :) than the Prokit ones :)
...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 04-03-2018, 05:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,567
Posted By Clutch Wotan
"I also got bolts from ECS that are like 2-3mm...

"I also got bolts from ECS that are like 2-3mm longer, since these are about that thick, but I don't know how totally necessary that is"

I would go for that bolts from ECS 3,5 turn you need...
Forum: Suspension 04-02-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 704
Posted By Clutch Wotan
what is rebuild on a GENUINE joint :-) or are...

what is rebuild on a GENUINE joint :-) or are MINI workshops not in a position to swap them. Noises and vibrations also can result from the driveshaft.
...
Forum: Suspension 04-02-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 704
Posted By Clutch Wotan
No true you get single joints, for BMW and MINI...

No true you get single joints, for BMW and MINI but the F56 is simply a sweet cherry on the top where they sell you complete assemblies to make money out of their own faulty design. If MINI can do...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 04-02-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 519
Posted By Clutch Wotan
is he certified ?

is he certified ?
Forum: Suspension 04-02-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 704
Posted By Clutch Wotan
How do you know that the joint didn't got hurt,...

How do you know that the joint didn't got hurt, on my 1st out of 4 experiences it was also only the boot, if the grease comes out the chance that the bearing gets hurt is big. I also replaced it...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 04-02-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,917
Posted By Clutch Wotan
Does somebody use the original driving modes, to...

Does somebody use the original driving modes, to switch mapping, say from 210 to 300 HP :-)
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 04-02-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 519
Posted By Clutch Wotan
side scuttles ?

side scuttles ?
Forum: F54 :: Clubman Talk (2015+) 03-29-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,134
Posted By Clutch Wotan
ARAL SUPER PLUS 102 they launched it 20...

ARAL SUPER PLUS 102

they launched it 20 years ago for motorsport, we used it for karting, today you can buy it at any Tank station.:razz:

it contains BASF Keropur which has a cleaning effect,...
Forum: Suspension 03-29-2018, 01:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 704
Posted By Clutch Wotan
quality problems beside #1 Crankshaft brg ...

quality problems beside #1 Crankshaft brg

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/2000x1156/80-img_2810_5ec31bae369f1ce30445ea630ec0b9a67a360b8a.jpg

another problem...
Forum: Suspension 03-28-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 704
Posted By Clutch Wotan
Thx for the info ! The left drive shaft i...

Thx for the info !

The left drive shaft i have changed 4 times, you don't get single joints you have to buy the expensive assembly. whereby it only concern the joint and boot a the engine side.
...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 03-26-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By Clutch Wotan
yes that what I said so you knew already sorry....

yes that what I said so you knew already sorry. However if the Asia/ US production can compensate EU business i doubt.

Anyhow a remarkable step.
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 03-26-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 773
Posted By Clutch Wotan
MINI affected in the US ?

BMW will to stop production of cars which use direct fuel injection, this concerns only petrol engines and includes MINI as well.

Reason missing „particle filter“ for the new Euronorm 6c,including...
Forum: JCW Garage 03-25-2018, 12:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 642
Posted By Clutch Wotan
I am sure you have everything (Corvette 1981...

I am sure you have everything (Corvette 1981 leaf springs however) - no the fiber springs came to my attention with this topic. Renault used them on a 2.0 front wheel record try, some years ago....
Forum: JCW Garage 03-24-2018, 02:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 642
Posted By Clutch Wotan
How far are you with new compounds in the the US...

How far are you with new compounds in the the US ? Especially with the tariffs on steel ?

https://goo.gl/images/3VuixM
Forum: Suspension 03-24-2018, 02:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 475
Posted By Clutch Wotan
As far as I understand it, the kit from MINI "JCW...

As far as I understand it, the kit from MINI "JCW Pro Kit suspension", is straight KW other colour. The beauty of this kit is, that it kills the "dynamic damper control" DDC, so if you had that...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 03-19-2018, 04:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,567
Posted By Clutch Wotan
That are exclusive custom made wheels which can...

That are exclusive custom made wheels which can take up to 235 tire size.

Here another development 7,5x17 also available in Magnesium for 5,9 kgs
...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 03-18-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,567
Posted By Clutch Wotan
Here you can see 8x17 with 225/45 and yours ...

Here you can see 8x17 with 225/45 and yours
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/2000x1399/80-img_2796_5fce3e81c54340f6857511bcb1f5ca50a74ae865.jpg

Michelin...
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 03-02-2018, 05:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,378
Posted By Clutch Wotan
I think the future is something else - ASC ...

I think the future is something else - ASC

Arctic Subcooling via a bypass from the evaporator, Mahle working on it others as well :) easy if you know how.
Forum: Vendor Group Buys 03-02-2018, 05:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,908
Posted By Clutch Wotan
the MCS has smaller IN/Outlet than the JCW and...

the MCS has smaller IN/Outlet than the JCW and another stepping to compensate the radiator height.

As all of the aftermarket solutions consider the A/C Condenser the whole issue is fixed,...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 02-28-2018, 02:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 400
Posted By Clutch Wotan
i will make one for you after i have chopped the...

i will make one for you after i have chopped the roof :thumbsup:
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 02-19-2018, 03:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,378
Posted By Clutch Wotan
You cannot compare the R56 with the F56. The...

You cannot compare the R56 with the F56. The standard CAC is ok. For a cooper S you can consider to use a solution from Forge & Co, for JCW not necessary or better than than the heavy cubes.
Forum: JCW Garage 02-19-2018, 03:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 830
Posted By Clutch Wotan
Mybe you can use them as well, as fitment points...

Mybe you can use them as well, as fitment points for underfloor channels ? Can you remove them in the wet chop chop ?

As a matter of interest can somebody approve handling surplus ?
Forum: Interior/Exterior 02-12-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By Clutch Wotan
Vinyl warp is difficult to use on that, i will...

Vinyl warp is difficult to use on that, i will try a new hyper gloss liquid rubber to to spray on (HALO EFX), it might be a good way to cover some parts in "Piano Black"

The hood itselve is used...
Forum: Interior/Exterior 02-10-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By Clutch Wotan
Carbon Hood "Duell Style" JSK

As i needed a sample for my own idea of a hood, i ordered via Alibaba a hood from China. it took 50 days fr. payment to delivery house door Germany.

I choose a all in Service from TNT.

-...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 02-02-2018, 05:22 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 26,458
Posted By Clutch Wotan
The F56 Challenge UK solved that problem that as...

The F56 Challenge UK solved that problem that as well:)
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 02-01-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 26,458
Posted By Clutch Wotan
They started for sure with new shaft your...

They started for sure with new shaft your right:thumbsup:
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 02-01-2018, 02:06 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 26,458
Posted By Clutch Wotan
Bad Luck "Our race weekend outcome stings....

Bad Luck

"Our race weekend outcome stings. Our MINIs are extremely reliable, so to fall out of this race with mechanical issues is extremely disappointing. After the race, we discovered both...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 01-31-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,180
Posted By Clutch Wotan
Good idea and possible if you find the right...

Good idea and possible if you find the right shore strength "Smooth On", but as long there are brgs available for 60 bugs, i take them, still believe you pay at the end for that direct punch,...
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 01-31-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,556
Posted By Clutch Wotan
As a matter of interest the remote radiator for...

As a matter of interest the remote radiator for the JCW has been deleted :-) the saved money goes into new 3D printed personal cup holders (MINI Yours)
...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 01-30-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,180
Posted By Clutch Wotan
When i drove my first F56 Cooper S that where...

When i drove my first F56 Cooper S that where also my first complaints, I had :thumbsup:

The entire car is in the crisp grip of the software. The std setup loose to create that Go Kart feeling....
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 01-30-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 26,458
Posted By Clutch Wotan
well the MINI Team USA will certainly use...

well the MINI Team USA will certainly use whatever is quicker.
Forum: JCW Garage 01-29-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 94,760
Posted By Clutch Wotan
I use 8x17 et 40 with 235 tyre, what you rub is...

I use 8x17 et 40 with 235 tyre, what you rub is the wheelhouse carpet, once driven in hard, its fine and you can peel of the carpet of the rear tires, the kids love it.

But i agree that 17x7.5...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 01-29-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 26,458
Posted By Clutch Wotan
I still think you cant open the hood on that, I...

I still think you cant open the hood on that, I asked once the designer ....... he never answered :-)

Dear MINI TEAM USA

please don't choose that F55 Van, you have proven the hatch can perform,...
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 01-28-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,541
Posted By Clutch Wotan
I changed the pistons & clutch, the turbo is...

I changed the pistons & clutch, the turbo is under construction, had to wait to find reasonable priced core unit at Ebay, without ecu tune quite useless. However necessary to hoax Porsches.
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 01-28-2018, 09:43 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 26,458
Posted By Clutch Wotan
Why not, its out since 2015 ! and everybody can...

Why not, its out since 2015 !
and everybody can test drive it in his children's room

https://www.gran-turismo.com/us/vgt/mini/

The GP3 concept is quite close to it, but with regards to...
Forum: Interior/Exterior 01-17-2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 12,167
Posted By Clutch Wotan
Even the side holders require a ABE, anyhow with...

Even the side holders require a ABE, anyhow with the ABE Iam free to shape the seats as I like - and no pol.control clown can argue, I leave a recaro sticker under the seats.
Forum: Interior/Exterior 01-17-2018, 12:18 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 12,167
Posted By Clutch Wotan
My fat back, glues to the seat, and i need no...

My fat back, glues to the seat, and i need no harnesses, thats by the way the great about those bucket seats.

I also ordered a "6" and hope i can shape that into that
...
Forum: Interior/Exterior 01-16-2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 12,167
Posted By Clutch Wotan
yes, as the seats get "TUV" (MOT) approval", if...

yes, as the seats get "TUV" (MOT) approval", if you change a safety feature you have to do that, to have a clean ride on public roads.
Forum: JCW Garage 01-16-2018, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 704
Posted By Clutch Wotan
but that not telemetry, thats additional gauges....

but that not telemetry, thats additional gauges. Sorry mis understand
Forum: Interior/Exterior 01-16-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 12,167
Posted By Clutch Wotan
https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmoto...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-img_2674_809bc5cb312b687ce8b1fbfa96d3618b174cf7a5.jpg

CAE & Recaro<br/>
Forum: Interior/Exterior 01-16-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 12,167
Posted By Clutch Wotan
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmoto...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/600x372/80-420_gearlever_1_700_2b51f379318880380b01c529b5c44107c63d30c1.jpg


CAE you can use it for a sequential as well :)
...
Forum: JCW Garage 01-13-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 704
Posted By Clutch Wotan
Lack of engine telemetry ? There are 2 good...

Lack of engine telemetry ?

There are 2 good ways to do data logging.

- M Performance Analyser
- Bimmer Link

the Performance Analyser does also video, and gives full data at each point of...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 01-13-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,159
Posted By Clutch Wotan
Yes the 3D individual programme is quite cheesy,...

Yes the 3D individual programme is quite cheesy, its like on other projects MINI cooperates with 3rd parties.
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 01-13-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,159
Posted By Clutch Wotan
“You like the new Mini, ja? Das ist ein kleiner...

“You like the new Mini, ja? Das ist ein kleiner Rennwagen, ja?”

The german engineers he has met, have been PRAC`s ( Promotion Practise Clowns), the man at the High Castle would have better ways,...
Forum: JCW Garage 01-09-2018, 01:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 769
Posted By Clutch Wotan
MINI claims that their sport automatic is the...

MINI claims that their sport automatic is the fastest MINI ever. hohohohohoho

I just swapping a JCW who can't reach the factory guaranteed 248 km/h, i think you can come to something around 5 sec,...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 01-09-2018, 01:04 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 41,753
Posted By Clutch Wotan
Which NGK you use ? The next mods I plan is...

Which NGK you use ?

The next mods I plan is stripping the road-registerd RECAROS to the shell and re-form them into a more elegant shape with a nice race tartan.

Aluminium charge air pipe, with...
Forum: Interior/Exterior 01-08-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 12,167
Posted By Clutch Wotan
Its a different feel, and position you hardly can...

Its a different feel, and position you hardly can judge without having it used.


Sure i can shift as quick with the the standard stick, however as I have saved 2000 bugs by not ordering the auto,...
Forum: Interior/Exterior 01-08-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 12,167
Posted By Clutch Wotan
Besides that it looks stylish, its a hell of a...

Besides that it looks stylish, its a hell of a fun to have "semi" Automatic stick in height of the steering wheel.

Especially if the steering wheel has the same white POM


Its costy with...
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