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Forum: Navigation and Audio 06-12-2018, 04:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,265
Posted By MarcoPolo
i have a lot of these parts for sale. reach out...

i have a lot of these parts for sale. reach out if interested. was a project i was working on but realized that unfortunately, BMW has 2 part numbers for the dash, 1 for the regular radio and 1 for...
Forum: JCW Garage 05-21-2018, 06:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,657
Posted By MarcoPolo
while other sites do sell G-Loc, they don't...

while other sites do sell G-Loc, they don't exactly have them in stock...at least i don't think. everytime i call G-Loc they're made to order. as for the site not working, maybe it was down but i...
Forum: JCW Garage 05-19-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,657
Posted By MarcoPolo
what's wrong with going straight through the...

what's wrong with going straight through the G-loc site. just call up and order them.
Forum: MINI Parts for Sale 05-17-2018, 05:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Posted By MarcoPolo
this was already SOLD.

this was already SOLD.
Forum: JCW Garage 05-15-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,657
Posted By MarcoPolo
Yes. Originally on motul 600 but I was boiling it...

Yes. Originally on motul 600 but I was boiling it and finding a bunch of air. Gloc/carbotech do no come in r9...may have been a typo. I had started on r8 fronts but after 2 events between the cracks...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 05-14-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,477
Posted By MarcoPolo
i haven't actually seen anyone say "wow i feel a...

i haven't actually seen anyone say "wow i feel a difference" with the big pair. if you are that person, speak up.
Forum: JCW Garage 05-06-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,657
Posted By MarcoPolo
not to deter from ferodo, but i'm running the...

not to deter from ferodo, but i'm running the G-Loc GS9's and they bite pretty well. fluid-wise i'm on SRF so it supports me for both the track and the street. i went with the GS9's so that the pad...
Forum: JCW Garage 05-06-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,657
Posted By MarcoPolo
thank you. nothing too custom TBH...all bolt-ons...

thank you. nothing too custom TBH...all bolt-ons with a tune. currently the car's at the shop though...i'm having a fuel pressure issue and i'm beyond stumped what it could be. good luck with your...
Forum: JCW Garage 04-22-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,710
Posted By MarcoPolo
what size punch tool did you end up using? also...

what size punch tool did you end up using? also what part numbers are the ferodos? assuming these are street use only?
Forum: JCW Garage 04-11-2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,710
Posted By MarcoPolo
good find! let me know how it goes. probably buy...

good find! let me know how it goes. probably buy it after you confirm it. been annoying using a sawed off screwdriver.
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 04-05-2018, 08:25 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,842
Posted By MarcoPolo
still loving my Forge FMIC. takes forever for...

still loving my Forge FMIC.
takes forever for the car to "warm up".
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 03-29-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 918
Views: 171,173
Posted By MarcoPolo
i'm a good coder and i'm in NY, but i'm sure we...

i'm a good coder and i'm in NY, but i'm sure we can get you to figure it out. still waiting to hear back from my guy in japan.
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 03-27-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 918
Views: 171,173
Posted By MarcoPolo
i just saw a video in japan of an F57 doing the...

i just saw a video in japan of an F57 doing the tail light swap and no problems.

the only thing i can guess, and it literally is a guess, is to see if perhaps an ecu software update would help?
...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 03-21-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 962
Posted By MarcoPolo
honestly i had no idea they changed it. i kinda...

honestly i had no idea they changed it. i kinda like it...not sure if anyone has tried, but i'm already looking it up :)
Forum: Suspension 03-13-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 311
Posted By MarcoPolo
Some advice on spring rates. totally confused/lost..

i'd like to explain my situation first so that anyone who knows more than me (most of you) can help me make a decision.

i have Bilstein PSS10's on my F56. from being on the phone with bilstein,...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 03-08-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,853
Posted By MarcoPolo
this was the last track event i did in 2017. ...

this was the last track event i did in 2017.
https://youtu.be/ZvPpA51roJY

if my neighbor's home i'll see if he can record me on the street
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 03-08-2018, 08:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,853
Posted By MarcoPolo
i'm running a Milltek Catless DP with the touring...

i'm running a Milltek Catless DP with the touring edition exhaust. it's definitely more pronounced than a catted DP but i wouldn't say it's as loud as the track edition. Car sounds great. i only have...
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 02-25-2018, 04:19 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 15,648
Posted By MarcoPolo
the intercooler will help tremendously. the delta...

the intercooler will help tremendously. the delta between ambient and IAT is impressively small. i also have the forge intercooler and think it's great. you will be happy.

i didn't know you were...
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 02-24-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 15,648
Posted By MarcoPolo
23 +/- 3 Nm or 16.9 +/- 2.2 ft-lbs Why...

23 +/- 3 Nm or 16.9 +/- 2.2 ft-lbs

Why getting rid of intake? Is your tune based on an OEM intake?
Forum: 3rd Gen FAQs 02-24-2018, 05:59 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,191
Posted By MarcoPolo
the answer is yes, but i don't know if the...

the answer is yes, but i don't know if the bimmercode app does it. coding the old fashioned way (E-sys) allows you to read your current coding module and save it as "original". you can then treat it...
Forum: JCW Garage 02-21-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,710
Posted By MarcoPolo
Already made a punch tool with a screwdriver that...

Already made a punch tool with a screwdriver that I grinded the edge off.. Works fine.
Forum: JCW Garage 02-21-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,710
Posted By MarcoPolo
you can't buy the hats alone. i've researched...

you can't buy the hats alone. i've researched this. i called everyone i could think of. the hats come with the whole kit. i use a pad spreader to push the piston in. this gives me space to wiggle the...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 02-21-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 669
Posted By MarcoPolo
honestly, cut the wire and use a butt splice to...

honestly, cut the wire and use a butt splice to join them again. i cannot imagine being able to purchase the wire alone. nor would it be necessary. the butt splice would be MORE than enough to...
Forum: 3rd Gen FAQs 02-18-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,191
Posted By MarcoPolo
my information is based on reading the F30/F25...

my information is based on reading the F30/F25 Bimmer forums but all i know is that with disabling ASD it's still present (a little bit) but changing to F021 completely disables it. i would suggest...
Forum: 3rd Gen FAQs 02-17-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,191
Posted By MarcoPolo
rumor has it on the BMW/F30 forums that turning...

rumor has it on the BMW/F30 forums that turning off ASD doesn't actually do anything. to really turn it off, you have to change the actual car type to something else......
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 02-17-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 19,823
Posted By MarcoPolo
hey all. another friendly reminder. i have this...

hey all. another friendly reminder. i have this armrest-delete that i purchased as part of a project that i never ended up working on it. it's literally brand new and sitting in the box. was hoping...
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 02-01-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 15,648
Posted By MarcoPolo
my only suggestion for the OBD adapters, the...

my only suggestion for the OBD adapters, the knockoffs tend to have a slower refresh rate. i specifically use the OBDLink LX on my android with the obdlink app for realtime analysis. for data logging...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 01-19-2018, 04:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 725
Posted By MarcoPolo
i run G-Loc R10's in the fronts and R8's in the...

i run G-Loc R10's in the fronts and R8's in the rears for the track and GS-1's for daily driving. i just put them on so i don't have any comments on the longevity.
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 01-17-2018, 10:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 725
Posted By MarcoPolo
you got 2nd gen pads. 1308 and 1309 sounds like...

you got 2nd gen pads. 1308 and 1309 sounds like the same number reference as G-Loc and Carbotech. 1309 is their reference number for he R56. for hte F56, they use reference GPF56R. if that doesn't...
Forum: Suspension 01-17-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,379
Posted By MarcoPolo
Jason. Hi. this is marco, the one that kept on...

Jason. Hi. this is marco, the one that kept on emailing you. don't take my response the wrong way. it was more letting people know that you have your rules. dont' want someone else reaching out to...
Forum: Suspension 01-15-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,379
Posted By MarcoPolo
i haven't reached out to them and don't know of...

i haven't reached out to them and don't know of anyone else who has. if someone has, please update this thread.
Forum: Suspension 01-14-2018, 06:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,379
Posted By MarcoPolo
Good luck getting them to commit...I've begged...

Good luck getting them to commit...I've begged so many times...they will NOT work with a car outside of their city/town as they want to physically look at the car every chance they can. I reached...
Forum: JCW Garage 01-03-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 94,760
Posted By MarcoPolo
i'm going to "guess" that you will have a problem...

i'm going to "guess" that you will have a problem in the rear. my example is that i'm on 17x7.5 et40 and i rub in the rears. keep in mind that for me to rub, i'm tucked on coilovers and under hard...
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 12-24-2017, 08:48 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 14,741
Posted By MarcoPolo
you should also keep an eye on your IAT. that...

you should also keep an eye on your IAT. that will impact your peak boost.
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 12-18-2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 15,648
Posted By MarcoPolo
can confirm it will work with VM Fusion.

can confirm it will work with VM Fusion.
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 12-15-2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 918
Views: 171,173
Posted By MarcoPolo
yes and no. it does remember the last setting,...

yes and no. it does remember the last setting, but you have to go to each mode (ECO and SPORT) and enable recall to work on them. the code is doing 2 things. 1 parts enabled the mode recall and then...
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 12-07-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,976
Posted By MarcoPolo
I've had this intake for quite awhile and i can't...

I've had this intake for quite awhile and i can't ride w/out it. it looks so nice and sounds even better. glad i got it. fitment is exactly as they say and the filter is impressively large. fits...
Forum: F54 :: Clubman Talk (2015+) 12-01-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,710
Posted By MarcoPolo
being worked on...but currently no solution. same...

being worked on...but currently no solution. same situation here. i'm using a Tune2Air for the time being but am considering aftermarket HU...yes i'm aware i lose access to the settings....don't care.
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 12-01-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 718
Posted By MarcoPolo
autozone...worked no problem... ...

autozone...worked no problem...
https://www.autozone.com/test-scan-and-specialty-tools/spark-plug-socket/duralast-3-8-in-drive-14-mm-12-point-extra-thin-wall-spark-plug-socket/750016_0_0
Forum: F54 :: Clubman Talk (2015+) 11-30-2017, 01:29 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,710
Posted By MarcoPolo
you may be misunderstanding. the car does unlock...

you may be misunderstanding. the car does unlock with 1 pull, not two. this is a better example. i shut off the car, i pull the handle, door opens, i get out, go around to grab something from the...
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 11-28-2017, 02:49 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 14,741
Posted By MarcoPolo
the first post was about seeing other gettings...

the first post was about seeing other gettings tunes, so i was giving my perspective, but if it's bothering you so much, i'll see my way out.
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 11-28-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 14,741
Posted By MarcoPolo
yeah, it's not a big deal. taking the ecu out of...

yeah, it's not a big deal. taking the ecu out of the car takes all of 10 minutes.
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 11-28-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 14,741
Posted By MarcoPolo
just for some price comparison, Bytetronik is...

just for some price comparison, Bytetronik is offering a $725 special (hopefully still there since it was black friday) for a true tune (not a piggy back) which is cheaper than getting the elite.
...
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 11-24-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 14,741
Posted By MarcoPolo
have you captured peak boost on any of the...

have you captured peak boost on any of the dinan's? NM? JB4 peaks @ 18PSI. on my tune, i'm at around 21-22.
Forum: Drivetrain (Cooper S) 11-24-2017, 04:37 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 14,741
Posted By MarcoPolo
while i won't have all the answers for you, and...

while i won't have all the answers for you, and probably leave you with more questions, i'm going to put down my thoughts. plug-in units are good. and for the regular joe that wants to go around town...
Forum: Navigation and Audio 11-23-2017, 04:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,265
Posted By MarcoPolo
but you still lose out on split-screen, 3D maps,...

but you still lose out on split-screen, 3D maps, and the built-in hard drive, correct?
unless people don't care about that :)
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 11-22-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 918
Views: 171,173
Posted By MarcoPolo
sport mode on startup has been out for almost a...

sport mode on startup has been out for almost a year now...i put together all the coding steps on this thread last year....
Forum: Navigation and Audio 11-20-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,265
Posted By MarcoPolo
few short notes: 1)if you have the base radio...

few short notes:
1)if you have the base radio (non-visual 2-line display) then you CANNOT do the 6.5" or 8.8" retrofit. you will need to do 2 things to make it work
- unfortunately, the dash has 2...
Forum: MINI Parts for Sale 11-18-2017, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Posted By MarcoPolo
SOLD - Center Console w/Armrest Delete

for those that don't know what this is, let me explain:
if you bought your 3rd Gen (F54/55/56/etc...) with the 6.5" or 8.8" media screen, it automatically included an armrest. MINI did not give you...
Forum: F55/F56 :: Hatch Talk (2014+) 11-18-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 19,823
Posted By MarcoPolo
reviving this thread. sorry to do this. i bought...

reviving this thread. sorry to do this. i bought the center console (armrest delete) for a project but have since dropped this project. it's brand new and if anyone here hasn't bought it and is...
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