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08-17-2017, 03:21 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,019
Posted By Camyman

Alright, I have another adventure. Again I know I...

Alright, I have another adventure. Again I know I will be deducted for not having the barn doors still partially open in operation but here we go.

A couple weeks ago we were really low on salt for...
05-16-2017, 07:20 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,019
Posted By Camyman

I love this. I used my Clubman to transport sod...

I love this. I used my Clubman to transport sod one time. We were moving out of a rental house and we had killed part of the lawn with a kayak and a fire pit so we had to patch it up. Rather than use...
03-23-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 675
Posted By Camyman

Typically those things inside there are the...

Typically those things inside there are the motion sensors for the alarm system. MINIs subscription is 24 hours for 30 bucks and it gives you full dealership access. MINITIS.com
02-26-2017, 08:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 748
Posted By Camyman

I don't think its been updated since 2006.......

I don't think its been updated since 2006.... same with the MINI Credit Card site. Seems like it was designed 10 years ago.
02-26-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,677
Posted By Camyman

I have my 2016 F54 S that I got on my employee...

I have my 2016 F54 S that I got on my employee deal. Sticker was 43,850. I have not had it a year yet (my one year is March 13th) and have about 14,500 miles on it. My book value on the car for...
01-10-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 994
Posted By Camyman

866-275-6464 or 800-831-1117 and explain to them...

866-275-6464 or 800-831-1117 and explain to them what is going on. This is corporate level mini and bmw. They will probably bring it up to the area rep who may come out and look at the car. Start...
01-10-2017, 07:20 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 104,240
Posted By Camyman

Any updates?!?!

Any updates?!?!
01-10-2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,032
Posted By Camyman

The previous few people are correct. There is a...

The previous few people are correct. There is a delay for transmission availability for the FWD S. The All 4 will have the manual available. I am going to order my F60 with the manual. I am...
01-10-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 44,546
Posted By Camyman

Lots of good looking cars on here! I should throw...

Lots of good looking cars on here! I should throw some hot water at my car and take a few photos. Maybe even get some next to the other MINI (R60, sister is driving it at the moment).
01-10-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,899
Posted By Camyman

Huh... That seems like a weird level of coverage....

Huh... That seems like a weird level of coverage. We do a 3-year package but there's no mileage limit and it covers cosmetic damage as well. Even if you purchase different tires for the car, they are...
01-10-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,899
Posted By Camyman

So with a great majority of dealerships, there is...

So with a great majority of dealerships, there is a finance department that can hike up the prices of warranties and maintenance packages, and the tire/wheel, windshield and all the other products....
01-10-2017, 04:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,899
Posted By Camyman

I work at a MINI dealership and we don't mark the...

I work at a MINI dealership and we don't mark the pricing up at all. We just give you the cost that BMW of North America sets on the warranty. If you are interested, PM me your VIN (last 7) and I...
01-06-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,353
Posted By Camyman

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmoto...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/80-img_8288_9020b231ac9741779716fb6891a26a4a3a10e4bd.jpg

I have the 19" wheels. They are REALLY cool looking but they...
01-06-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,302
Posted By Camyman

Call MINI USA and tell them of your plight. Ask...

Call MINI USA and tell them of your plight. Ask them to open a ticket with the regional rep to have him schedule something. 1-800-831-1117. They will want your VIN as well. Irresponsible dealers are...
08-13-2016, 02:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,378
Posted By Camyman

Plug in hybrid is coming soon. I imagine F60 will...

Plug in hybrid is coming soon. I imagine F60 will see it first, then other models to follow. Diesel could very well be an option too. This new modular engine design is brilliant. Spoke with an...
08-13-2016, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,321
Posted By Camyman

On these new motors boost comes on very early,...

On these new motors boost comes on very early, that is what makes the autos short shift when they are in green mode. The 3 cyl revs more freely than the 4 from my experience, but the power on the 4...
08-07-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 496
Views: 51,463
Posted By Camyman

I work at the dealer so I have the skinny. There...

I work at the dealer so I have the skinny. There is a cotton packaging around the curtain airbags that they have to go in and cut out. Really quick work but it is on every single clubman that has...
07-21-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 939
Posted By Camyman

Send me a PM with the last 7 digits of your VIN...

Send me a PM with the last 7 digits of your VIN and I will look it up for you
07-21-2016, 04:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,157
Posted By Camyman

There is a bulletin out now for MINI cars WITH...

There is a bulletin out now for MINI cars WITH navigation but WITHOUT heads up display. There is an internal software error for the KOMBI that gets rectified. Make sure you tell your dealer to read...
07-21-2016, 04:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,730
Posted By Camyman

Drivetrain malfunction warnings are rather...

Drivetrain malfunction warnings are rather interesting because they can get stored in just about any module. Standard OBD readers can only access the DME so if its a different module throwing the...
07-21-2016, 04:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,837
Posted By Camyman

That is really interesting... I haven't found...

That is really interesting... I haven't found anything out about this. I am now in a different department but my Service guys still keep me in the loop. Let us know if this keeps being a problem.
07-21-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 832
Posted By Camyman

An item of note: On all of the F cars from MINI...

An item of note: On all of the F cars from MINI your dealer can program in Mission Control. For some of my less kind customers, I wanted to enable it and then advise them that its a new feature from...
07-21-2016, 03:50 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 47,428
Posted By Camyman

This is pretty standard unfortunately. The coding...

This is pretty standard unfortunately. The coding gets overwritten with the factory software. Some of the coding things I wish would just be settings available in the menu. Like "Unlock doors on...
07-21-2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,153
Posted By Camyman

This is how I have been doing it since I bought...

This is how I have been doing it since I bought the car. I think at this point if I stopped I wouldn't know what to do with myself. Although I will say that I usually lock the car with the fob itself...
07-21-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,427
Posted By Camyman

Here is a step by step for you. 1) Put...

Here is a step by step for you.

1) Put songs onto USB Thumbdrive (As seen below)
...
07-21-2016, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,075
Posted By Camyman

It provides indirect air into the cabin of the...

It provides indirect air into the cabin of the car. Helps with defroster as well as keeping the radio cooled (the more you know!)
07-06-2016, 10:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,023
Posted By Camyman

There is a drainage channel that runs down from...

There is a drainage channel that runs down from it but it also runs right next to the turbocharger and the exhaust manifolds so it is really hot right in that area. Most people don't see it drip...
07-06-2016, 10:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,767
Posted By Camyman

New F56/55 will be due out August or September,...

New F56/55 will be due out August or September, expect them in dealers between September and October.

They make changes monthly. As an employee I get the little bulletins that they put out. There...
07-06-2016, 09:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,427
Posted By Camyman

OH! Sorry for the confusion. Basically do not put...

OH! Sorry for the confusion. Basically do not put anything into folders at all and just have them directly on the thumb drive itself. the MP3 tags are what the car looks for to sort it once it is...
07-03-2016, 08:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,427
Posted By Camyman

You can Import if you have the Connected XL...

You can Import if you have the Connected XL System with the navigation. You go to Media and select Music Collection and then select Option and then Import from USB.

Straight song files work the...
07-03-2016, 08:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,002
Posted By Camyman

These cars purposely come low on A/C charge from...

These cars purposely come low on A/C charge from the factory. I was at .72 lbs out of the 1.06? lbs that is capacity on my F54. A good chunk of the air flow comes out of the center vent on the top of...
06-14-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,344
Posted By Camyman

I have had one rattle on my F54 Clubbie, it was...

I have had one rattle on my F54 Clubbie, it was on the C pillar, the airbag cover was touching the glass on the window. Tech threw some felt tape under there and rattle gone. 3500 miles. Honestly it...
06-14-2016, 09:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,701
Posted By Camyman

Howdy folks. I'm new to this site and the whole...

Howdy folks. I'm new to this site and the whole Mini world at that. I spent all day yesterday reading up on everything I could find concerning the 2017 Clubman. In the past whenever I saw a Mini, I...
06-10-2016, 09:30 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,902
Posted By Camyman

This is probably the best news I have ever...

This is probably the best news I have ever read!!! I am so excited to get mine ordered!

19" wheels on my clubby, tires are gonna get roasted.... Good thing I get a discount!
06-10-2016, 09:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,679
Posted By Camyman

Have the dealer do a carbon deposit test. The DME...

Have the dealer do a carbon deposit test. The DME can check for it for you.
06-10-2016, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 780
Posted By Camyman

The MINI still has the older version of the RTTI...

The MINI still has the older version of the RTTI system from BMW. It does not account for traffic, it only accounts for construction/accidents that are reported and if you tell it to exclude toll...
06-10-2016, 09:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 972
Posted By Camyman

MINI only officially considers oil consumption a...

MINI only officially considers oil consumption a problem if it is more than 1 quart every 750 miles. So just every 2 tanks of gas just throw a quart in there because its low! :eyeroll:

The vacuum...
06-07-2016, 09:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,902
Posted By Camyman

I would do both. Bring on the torque steer!:lol:

I would do both. Bring on the torque steer!:lol:
06-07-2016, 07:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,302
Posted By Camyman

Send me a PM with your VIN and I will see if your...

Send me a PM with your VIN and I will see if your car was under that. I work for a MINI dealer. Just the last 7.
06-04-2016, 10:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,212
Posted By Camyman

There isnt a way to reset the key without taking...

There isnt a way to reset the key without taking it to a dealer. It most likely will need to have the key replaced.
06-04-2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,345
Posted By Camyman

MINI Roadside is a division of Allstate so they...

MINI Roadside is a division of Allstate so they have general car information but rarely is it specialized to MINI.

Crazy that something went straight through the radiator! I had an issue with a...
05-30-2016, 04:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,102
Posted By Camyman

Just wanted to throw it out there that the new...

Just wanted to throw it out there that the new motors are heavily insulated to keep heat in the engine bay. It prevents engine wear and keeps emissions systems running at their best. They spent a lot...
05-30-2016, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,543
Posted By Camyman

Remember to get a new sensor, they aren't...

Remember to get a new sensor, they aren't reusable.

Aren't you still under warranty? Take the car in and make the dealer fix it!
05-30-2016, 03:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,345
Posted By Camyman

Well that is good. Touch the fluid, if its sticky...

Well that is good. Touch the fluid, if its sticky it is coolant. BMW/MINI/RR uses a blue coolant. This seems way out of place to be honest. I was just talking with my shop foreman and he said that he...
05-30-2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,737
Posted By Camyman

+1, I have a Clubbie and they don't have an...

+1, I have a Clubbie and they don't have an exhaust for it yet, but I would totally pay for just the tune now and the exhaust later if I still want it.
05-30-2016, 02:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,205
Posted By Camyman

If the vehicle is a MINI NEXT 5/75 car it comes...

If the vehicle is a MINI NEXT 5/75 car it comes with one extra year and a total of 75,000 miles on the car. This coverage kicks in at the end of the factory warranty. The MINI NEXT will come with 2...
05-30-2016, 02:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,499
Posted By Camyman

Fronts will wear out much faster than backs,...

Fronts will wear out much faster than backs, typically on the outside edge. Rears wear out on the inside edge. Mini doesn't recommend a rotation on these because of the loss of grip, but I rotate my...
05-30-2016, 02:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,345
Posted By Camyman

Weird... And you didnt get any check control...

Weird... And you didnt get any check control messages or warning lights??
Forum: JCW Garage
05-21-2016, 09:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,027
Posted By Camyman

MINI Fully Synthetic 0W20 should be in there....

MINI Fully Synthetic 0W20 should be in there. there's a label under the hood that lets you know.
05-20-2016, 10:09 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 51,463
Posted By Camyman

Congratulations! Now, time to add some driving...

Congratulations! Now, time to add some driving lamps!
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