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Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 06-16-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 661
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Actually, with the car running, the voltage...

Actually, with the car running, the voltage shouid be no lower than 14.0 volts, as the system on these cars needs that to function properly. (14.2 to 14.5 is proper spec) If the battery is worn out,...
Forum: R50/R53 :: Hatch Talk (2002-2006) 06-16-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 575
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Agree, the ac clutch wire. It is hard to get to,...

Agree, the ac clutch wire. It is hard to get to, unless you unbolt the ac compressor to plug it back in!


https://cdn5.pelicanparts.com/catalog/images/Connect-Images/64526918122-M2006.jpg
Forum: 1st Gear 06-16-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Hi and welcome to the NAM family! You will fir...

Hi and welcome to the NAM family! You will fir right in!
Congrats on your street go cart!
Forum: 1st Gear 06-16-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 286
Posted By ItsmeWayne
It looks sweet and clean! Ya gotta luv it! It...

It looks sweet and clean! Ya gotta luv it!
It needs the matching upper JCW grill installed, to finish it off!
It should be driven like you stole it!
A 210hp go cart!
Forum: 1st Gear 06-15-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 179
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Hi and welcome to NAM! It is a very clean...

Hi and welcome to NAM!
It is a very clean looking Justa!
Manual or automatic?
Forum: 1st Gear 06-15-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 283
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Wow! an ambitious goal! Keep us posted on your...

Wow! an ambitious goal! Keep us posted on your progress!
It is a sweet looking ride!
Forum: 1st Gear 06-15-2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 365
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Make sure to use the aerosol fine mist spray only...

Make sure to use the aerosol fine mist spray only and you don't have to worry about getting it in other areas, as it will wipe right off!
It last a very long time too!
Forum: 1st Gear 06-15-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 365
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Hi and welcome to NAM! Back to Black spray will...

Hi and welcome to NAM!
Back to Black spray will keep the seals and plastic trim looking like new!
Forum: 1st Gear 06-15-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 155
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Hi and welcome to NAM! Lots of info here to...

Hi and welcome to NAM!
Lots of info here to keep it running and see mods others have done and how they did them!
Forum: 1st Gear 06-15-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 208
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Hi and welcome to NAM! Do you do your own work...

Hi and welcome to NAM!
Do you do your own work on them?
We love pics!
Forum: 1st Gear 06-15-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 283
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Hi and welcome to NAM! Love to see some pics!

Hi and welcome to NAM!
Love to see some pics!
Forum: 1st Gear 06-15-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Hi and welcome to NAM! It is good to see so...

Hi and welcome to NAM!
It is good to see so many good looking Gen 1 Minis' out there!
Lots of info to keep it working well, here in the Gen 1 section.
Congrats on your Mini purchase!
Forum: 1st Gear 06-15-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Hi and welcome to the NAM family, Brandi! We...

Hi and welcome to the NAM family, Brandi!
We hope you enjoy your Mini as we do. There is tons of information in the Gen 1 area, to keep you Mini alive and well. There is also plenty of help here, if...
Forum: 1st Gear 06-15-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 286
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Hi and welcome to the Exclusive Mini and JCW...

Hi and welcome to the Exclusive Mini and JCW first gen crowd!
2006 is the best gen one Mini. Yours is beautiful and looks well cared for.
There is a ton of information in the Gen 1 area, to keep...
Forum: 1st Gear 06-15-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 226
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Hi and welcome to NAM! We would like to see...

Hi and welcome to NAM!
We would like to see pics of your 07 MCS!
Also to document, what you are doing with your Mini and where it started and where you are going with it!
Forum: 1st Gear 06-15-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 200
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Be warned.... driving, working on and anything to...

Be warned.... driving, working on and anything to do with a Mini, could get you hooked on them and them force you to get one of your own!
So many families here have multiple Minis'! They can easily...
Forum: 1st Gear 06-13-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 162
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Hi and welcome to NAM! A good place to keep...

Hi and welcome to NAM!
A good place to keep your Mini in good shape, as there is lots of info here!
Forum: 1st Gear 06-13-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 199
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: 1st Gear 06-12-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Hi Joseph and wife, welcome to the NAM family! ...

Hi Joseph and wife, welcome to the NAM family!
We need pics!

As W to W says, lots of gen 2 info on the gen 2 section!
Forum: 1st Gear 06-12-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 199
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Hi and welcome to the NAM family! Lots of info...

Hi and welcome to the NAM family!
Lots of info here to get you Mini in tip top shape and help from people that know these go carts!
Pics, We need pics!
Forum: 1st Gear 06-12-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 344
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Hi and welcome to NAM! Congrats on your Mini...

Hi and welcome to NAM!
Congrats on your Mini ownership!
Share some pics with us!
Forum: 1st Gear 06-12-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Hi and welcome to the NAM experience and the fun...

Hi and welcome to the NAM experience and the fun of driving a Mini!
pics?
Forum: 1st Gear 06-12-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Hi and welcome to NAM! It sounds like there may...

Hi and welcome to NAM!
It sounds like there may be a MCS in your future and with a 6 sd manual!
Forum: 1st Gear 06-12-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 207
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Hi and welcome to NAM!

Hi and welcome to NAM!
Forum: 1st Gear 06-11-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 149
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Hi and welcome to NAM! post up some pictures of...

Hi and welcome to NAM!
post up some pictures of your Mini!
Forum: 1st Gear 06-11-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 383
Posted By ItsmeWayne
The problem with the mechanical cam chain...

The problem with the mechanical cam chain tensioner, is it gets galled up inside and starts to stick. Some times it starts correctly, but you can not depend on that and if it sticks low on the...
Forum: JCW Garage 06-10-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By ItsmeWayne
These are not small synthetic companies. ...

These are not small synthetic companies.
Redline, Castrol, Mobil 1, Royal Purple, Quaker State, Valvoline, Lucas, Penzoil, etc.
This testing is lab testing properties of oils. These are brand named...
Forum: R50/R53 :: Hatch Talk (2002-2006) 06-10-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 9,985
Posted By ItsmeWayne
I have a problem with all plastic tank radiators!...

I have a problem with all plastic tank radiators! They always crack and leak in the long haul!
I personally always swap in full metal radiators. A little extra cooling can never hurt either!
Forum: JCW Garage 06-10-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Synthetic motor oils testing results

All synthetics are not the same. Which is best? I leave up to you.
Properties need to be considered to make an educated decision.
Good lab testing is essential and here is good lab testing for...
Forum: 1st Gear 06-10-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Hi and welcome to the NAM family!

Hi and welcome to the NAM family!
Forum: 1st Gear 06-10-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 143
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Hi and welcome to NAM! Nice Countryman S! ...

Hi and welcome to NAM!
Nice Countryman S!
There is a section on this site to get info for your Mini!
Forum: 1st Gear 06-10-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 383
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Hi and welcome to the NAM family. You are among...

Hi and welcome to the NAM family.
You are among many old farts and X Corvette owners here.
Don't freak out about the rattle, you need a few things right away. A valve cover gasket, Upper timing...
Forum: 1st Gear 06-08-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 503
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Hi and welcome to the NAM family! Congrats on...

Hi and welcome to the NAM family!
Congrats on your Dad's Mini Cooper S. I am sorry to learn your Dad passed, as mine did last year at 97. I miss him, but as we all know. At this point we can not...
Forum: 1st Gear 06-08-2018, 09:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,818
Posted By ItsmeWayne
It looks like the downstream Ox sensor is dead,...

It looks like the downstream Ox sensor is dead, this will also make mixture too lean, as there is nothing it can learn from. Of course this does not mean the cat, or upstream sensor is not also dead....
Forum: 1st Gear 06-07-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Hi and welcome to NAM!

Hi and welcome to NAM!
Forum: 1st Gear 06-07-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Hi and welcome to NAM! Pics when it comes!

Hi and welcome to NAM!
Pics when it comes!
Forum: 1st Gear 06-06-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 255
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Hi and welcome to NAM! You have a great looking...

Hi and welcome to NAM!
You have a great looking Mini! Mayfair!
Forum: 1st Gear 06-06-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Hi and welcome to the NAM family! Congrats on...

Hi and welcome to the NAM family!
Congrats on the Mini buys!
Forum: 1st Gear 06-06-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 231
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Hi and welcome to NAM! Got any pics?

Hi and welcome to NAM!
Got any pics?
Forum: 1st Gear 06-06-2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 352
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Hi and welcome to the NAM family! Congrats on...

Hi and welcome to the NAM family!
Congrats on finding a 06 MCS. The best year of the first gen BMW Mini!
It looks in pretty good shape and it will not take much to bring it up to a real nice driver.
Forum: 1st Gear 06-06-2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 199
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Hi and welcome to NAM!

Hi and welcome to NAM!
Forum: JCW Garage 06-05-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 447
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Hmmm, totaled for a bumper cover. Do you know...

Hmmm, totaled for a bumper cover.
Do you know if the top goes up and down?
The coolant canister looks like it is done! Better get a new one, before it pops.
I think it will make a very nice car!
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 06-03-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By ItsmeWayne
All I can tell you here is the module on these go...

All I can tell you here is the module on these go out and need to be replaced. They are around $55 each side. You can have them tested on a dealer type OBD2 tester.
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 06-03-2018, 08:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 645
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Many times the connector on the back of the coild...

Many times the connector on the back of the coild has corroded pins, usually electrical contact cleaner is all it need to get it working again. (especially, if you have disconnected it)
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 06-03-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By ItsmeWayne
It is fairly easy to replace, but getting to it...

It is fairly easy to replace, but getting to it is a pita. Make sure to use the reccomended oil and the correct amout. I will come with the new dryer. Make sure to use the correct oil too!
Forum: 1st Gear 06-03-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 208
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Hi and welcome to the NAM experience! Pics?

Hi and welcome to the NAM experience!
Pics?
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 06-03-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,039
Posted By ItsmeWayne
Here is the thing: I use a dealer type of system....

Here is the thing: I use a dealer type of system. It gives way more info that a typical scanner. You may need to take it to a dealer (even many indie dealers have these) and have them read all the...
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 06-03-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,039
Posted By ItsmeWayne
If the switch is faulty, vibrations in the...

If the switch is faulty, vibrations in the milliseconds may, or may not cause an effect. If something got spilled on it, this could do it also.
The plugs on the wheel sensors may also have corroded...
Forum: JCW Garage 06-03-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 447
Posted By ItsmeWayne
I am guessing not many were made like this! ...

I am guessing not many were made like this!
Pics?
Forum: Stock Problems/Issues 06-03-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,039
Posted By ItsmeWayne
It is possible the DSC switch maybe bad and...

It is possible the DSC switch maybe bad and vibrations may be making it flicker. There is no good way to test intermittent problems, unless you can test on the fly.
That switch is important to the...
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