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Yesterday, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 167
Posted By ItsmeWayne

12 volts would be enough to start it. When it is...

12 volts would be enough to start it. When it is running and the voltage drops below 14.0 volts, the ECM would throw codes, it should not shut down. It wants 14.2 to 14.5 volts while running, with...
Yesterday, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 167
Posted By ItsmeWayne

the large and small fuses in the battery box may...

the large and small fuses in the battery box may have blown, if the battery box filled with water.
Yesterday, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By ItsmeWayne

There is also and electric stepper motor that can...

There is also and electric stepper motor that can fail, and solenoids.
Yesterday, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By ItsmeWayne

quote: Is the DME in fact shutting the...

quote: Is the DME in fact shutting the alternator down at lower RPMs to protect it from high current draw?: end quote
I think the rpm are not enough at idle to supply the 14.2 volts the DME wants...
Yesterday, 07:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By ItsmeWayne

It is such a PITA, that there are so many axles...

It is such a PITA, that there are so many axles out there, that are not correct. Know this: There is a difference between the manual trans and auto trans models. Plus aftermarket axles can be a...
Yesterday, 07:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 167
Posted By ItsmeWayne

It sounds like there is something keeping the...

It sounds like there is something keeping the starter from turning. It may have failed, which is not too common, but at those miles may just be starter failure.
There is a drain under the battery,...
Forum: 1st Gear
Yesterday, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 188
Posted By ItsmeWayne

Hi and welcome to NAM!

Hi and welcome to NAM!
Forum: 1st Gear
Yesterday, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 119
Posted By ItsmeWayne

Hi and welcome to NAM. It is funny how many...

Hi and welcome to NAM.
It is funny how many Mini owners have multiple Minis!
Forum: JCW Garage
Yesterday, 07:18 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,423
Posted By ItsmeWayne

Bryan (I'm getting too old for this anymore....) ...

Bryan (I'm getting too old for this anymore....)
I keep telling myself this too at 68, but I guess we are lushes for punishment! But we also love the reward these little go carts give us, when they...
Forum: 1st Gear
09-18-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 200
Posted By ItsmeWayne

Hi and welcome to NAM! Congrats on your Mini...

Hi and welcome to NAM!
Congrats on your Mini buy!
Forum: 1st Gear
09-18-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 229
Posted By ItsmeWayne

This is surely an enthusiasts stable! Some...

This is surely an enthusiasts stable!
Some people drive cars, but some of us live them!
Congrats on your new to you Mini R52! It will be a prize once it is done!
I always liked those fastbacks and...
Forum: 1st Gear
09-18-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By ItsmeWayne

Hi and welcome to NAM! It took me eight months...

Hi and welcome to NAM!
It took me eight months to find my 06 MCS JCW, after getting my first Mini. An 05 MCS with chrono package. I found they were hard to find and most all of the ones I found were...
Forum: 1st Gear
09-17-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 518
Posted By ItsmeWayne

That is really great work!! It looks terrific,...

That is really great work!! It looks terrific, your guy has crazy skills!
Forum: 1st Gear
09-16-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 518
Posted By ItsmeWayne

Looks great! Hope you enjoying the New York...

Looks great! Hope you enjoying the New York thing!
Is it a wrap?
Forum: 1st Gear
09-15-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 135
Posted By ItsmeWayne

Hi and welcome to NAM, R56Joe! Very nice...

Hi and welcome to NAM, R56Joe!
Very nice looking Mayfair! You need to find the cause of the leak, as neglecting it, can come at great cost for waiting.
Keep it looking nice!
Forum: 1st Gear
09-15-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 133
Posted By ItsmeWayne

Hi and welcome to NAM, charles, Before you take...

Hi and welcome to NAM, charles,
Before you take over the justa, you better try an S. Don't get me wrong, the justa is a good car, but an S with a six speed, is something you need to try! It will...
Forum: 1st Gear
09-14-2018, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 182
Posted By ItsmeWayne

Hi and welcome to NAM! The only thing better...

Hi and welcome to NAM!
The only thing better than a Mini, is a JCW Mini!
Forum: 1st Gear
09-13-2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By ItsmeWayne

Hello Alex, welcome to NAM! It is a very nice...

Hello Alex, welcome to NAM!
It is a very nice looking Mini.
We did not get the diesel here in the USA, could you take a picture and post it here, as many have never seen the little diesel engine!...
Forum: 1st Gear
09-13-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 115
Posted By ItsmeWayne

Hi and welcome to NAM, walter4! Enjoy that car...

Hi and welcome to NAM, walter4!
Enjoy that car and find out why we are Miniacs!
Forum: 1st Gear
09-13-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 214
Posted By ItsmeWayne

Hi and welcome to NAM! Enjoy your ride!

Hi and welcome to NAM!
Enjoy your ride!
Forum: 1st Gear
09-13-2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 232
Posted By ItsmeWayne

Hi and welcome to the NAM adventure, r52jcw08! ...

Hi and welcome to the NAM adventure, r52jcw08!
Nice save!
Tons of info here to keep it running well.
09-12-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By ItsmeWayne

It is not the miles. It is the age! rubber loses...

It is not the miles. It is the age! rubber loses it flexibility and starts to separate from itself. Sometimes slowly and sometimes completely right away. Quite often, the damage is not visible, but...
09-12-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 303
Posted By ItsmeWayne

Try to pull codes with an OBD2 tester. It may...

Try to pull codes with an OBD2 tester. It may show cam position, or crank position sensor issue.
09-12-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By ItsmeWayne

You will need to clean the valve body, as it will...

You will need to clean the valve body, as it will have ingested, some of the debris, or you will be taking it apart again.
09-12-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By ItsmeWayne

I use an Autel Maxisys Pro OBD2 scanner, that...

I use an Autel Maxisys Pro OBD2 scanner, that allows you to bleed the abs. I am sure there are some less expensive units that will allow you to do this.
09-12-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 289
Posted By ItsmeWayne

Great, you accomplished the task and can now be...

Great, you accomplished the task and can now be confident in doing a bit more!
Congrats!
09-12-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 585
Posted By ItsmeWayne

Here is what you need to know: Many of us...

Here is what you need to know:
Many of us bought a Mini, then found they were life changing little monsters, then, all of a sudden, you find you have two, then you find two is not enough, I mean you...
09-12-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By ItsmeWayne

Are you sure you have burped all the air out of...

Are you sure you have burped all the air out of the system, by loosening the bleed screw on the upper radiator hose?
There is also the possibility there is a small head gasket leak from the...
09-12-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 26,555
Posted By ItsmeWayne

I have 155K miles on my 06 MCS JCW. I drive it...

I have 155K miles on my 06 MCS JCW. I drive it daily and hope to keep it going for many years to come. I have two others, but not daily driven.
...
09-12-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,091
Posted By ItsmeWayne

I did not read all the replies, but your comments...

I did not read all the replies, but your comments on your first post, lead me to believe, you are tired of a car that handles like a go-cart, but needs to be maintained like all European cars, to...
Forum: 1st Gear
09-12-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 248
Posted By ItsmeWayne

Hi and welcome to the NAM family, with your gen 1...

Hi and welcome to the NAM family, with your gen 1 vert!
A great car and a legal go-cart!
Lots of info for you in the gen 1 area!
Forum: 1st Gear
09-12-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 257
Posted By ItsmeWayne

Hi and welcome back! It is a nice looking...

Hi and welcome back!
It is a nice looking stealthy looking new Mini!
Congrats. I hope the healing is going well!
Try to keep the rubber on the road, with this one!
Forum: 1st Gear
09-12-2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By ItsmeWayne

Hi and welcome to the NAM experience! Pics?

Hi and welcome to the NAM experience!
Pics?
Forum: 1st Gear
09-11-2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By ItsmeWayne

Hi and welcome to NAM, Kenny! pics?

Hi and welcome to NAM, Kenny!
pics?
Forum: 1st Gear
09-10-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,803
Posted By ItsmeWayne

Hi RndmGuy06, If you love the driving, then you...

Hi RndmGuy06,
If you love the driving, then you will be back at some point! The best of luck in your future!
Forum: 1st Gear
09-10-2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 305
Posted By ItsmeWayne

Hi and welcome to the NAM family! Let the fun...

Hi and welcome to the NAM family!
Let the fun of driving start!
Forum: 1st Gear
09-10-2018, 07:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By ItsmeWayne

Hi and welcome to NAM! It is a nice looking Mini...

Hi and welcome to NAM! It is a nice looking Mini and Mini means fun for the young at heart!
Make sure to only use full synthetic oil and change it and filter every 5000 miles! Only use premium fuel...
Forum: 1st Gear
09-10-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 185
Posted By ItsmeWayne

Again, Hi and welcome to NAM, Joseph!

Again, Hi and welcome to NAM, Joseph!
Forum: 1st Gear
09-10-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By ItsmeWayne

Quite often the intake tube, that connects to the...

Quite often the intake tube, that connects to the turbo, will get hard and crack. Then it will get a lean condition and throw codes, until you replace it.
Welcome to NAM!
Show us some pics of your...
Forum: 1st Gear
09-10-2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By ItsmeWayne

Hi and welcome to NAM, royalgrey! Show us some...

Hi and welcome to NAM, royalgrey!
Show us some pics of your new Mini!
Forum: 1st Gear
09-10-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By ItsmeWayne

Hi and welcome to Nam! I am sure your daughter...

Hi and welcome to Nam!
I am sure your daughter will love it!
Forum: 1st Gear
09-10-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 166
Posted By ItsmeWayne

Hi and welcome back to the Mini and especially a...

Hi and welcome back to the Mini and especially a gen 1, minidryver!
2005 and 2006 are my absolute favorite Mini's and arguably the best they ever built. They are raw, they are handling monsters,...
Forum: JCW Garage
09-10-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,423
Posted By ItsmeWayne

[QUOTE=A383Wing;4419262]Ha...... I may be good,...

[QUOTE=A383Wing;4419262]Ha...... I may be good, but not that good...lol[/QUOTE
The guy in the video, is really good. He seems to be able to do things two time faster than me! It always takes me a...
Forum: JCW Garage
09-08-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 5,423
Posted By ItsmeWayne

Hi Bryan, I dodn't know if you can, but why...

Hi Bryan,
I dodn't know if you can, but why would you want to. Put it in front service mode, then take them both out. It is easy to put them back together on the ground.
Again, I have never tried...
09-08-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 284
Posted By ItsmeWayne

It may well be bad motor mounts

It may well be bad motor mounts
09-08-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 279
Posted By ItsmeWayne

I just had mine welded. I took the exhaust header...

I just had mine welded. I took the exhaust header off (has the cate) they usually break soon after a motor mount failure. So fix that too!
09-08-2018, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 338
Posted By ItsmeWayne

It has no cable, as it is hydraulic clutch...

It has no cable, as it is hydraulic clutch actuator. It is most likely the shaft in the car, that the pedal is anchored to. Some lube should fix that!
09-08-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By ItsmeWayne

Glad tou got this done on your Mini, for the...

Glad tou got this done on your Mini, for the right price!
09-08-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 281
Posted By ItsmeWayne

It maybe the crank pulley is failing.

It maybe the crank pulley is failing.
Forum: 1st Gear
09-08-2018, 01:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By ItsmeWayne

Hi a143gsxr, Really don't know, but it may just...

Hi a143gsxr,
Really don't know, but it may just take a few days for site to catch up to you. There have been several changes to the site, so that may have something to do with it.
Hopefully one of...
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