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09-18-2018, 05:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By spiney

One of only about three MINIs I've seen where...

One of only about three MINIs I've seen where blackout actually looks good! Congrats!
09-17-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By spiney

Mine was a little hesitant last year, I did plugs...

Mine was a little hesitant last year, I did plugs and got similar results. My wife's 2012 Clubman needed coil packs. I had a plug outright fail on our 2008 Clubman. Definitely seems like something to...
08-06-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 678
Posted By spiney

Looks like there's something wrong with the back...

Looks like there's something wrong with the back end they all use. Try again in a day or so.
08-03-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 678
Posted By spiney

Put the last 7 of your VIN into...

Put the last 7 of your VIN into http://bimmer.work and it should show an interior representation of your car.
07-18-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 104,281
Posted By spiney

I use Flickr now. Much easier, and they even...

I use Flickr now. Much easier, and they even give you the embed code to use in forums.
Forum: JCW Garage
07-02-2018, 06:32 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,486
Posted By spiney

The pan I got from ECS for my Roadster came with...

The pan I got from ECS for my Roadster came with some clips to turn those holes into places that the speed fasteners would work with. You clipped them over the structure first and then it fit...
06-10-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 25,048
Posted By spiney

TD Garden, Boston. ...

TD Garden, Boston.
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1734/40891644860_0877c34a73_o.jpg
05-23-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,503
Posted By spiney

I'm going to do this if/when mine sticks.

I'm going to do this if/when mine sticks.
03-29-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By spiney

Welcome!

Welcome!
03-22-2018, 05:03 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 99,928
Posted By spiney

Unless you're in Canada it's in there. ...

Unless you're in Canada it's in there.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1M2NX7oEPhM
03-22-2018, 04:49 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 99,928
Posted By spiney

As long as you have the foglights that's enough. ...

As long as you have the foglights that's enough. You have to disable daytime running lights in the car menu though, if the headlights are on with the standard wiring you just get the upper third of...
03-11-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,829
Posted By spiney

I like it. Saw a metallic grey on a few years...

I like it. Saw a metallic grey on a few years ago which looked amazing.
Forum: JCW Garage
02-16-2018, 06:48 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,486
Posted By spiney

My GP2 pan was $260 from ECS in 2014, and now I...

My GP2 pan was $260 from ECS in 2014, and now I see it for $360. Glad I got in when I did.
01-02-2018, 02:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,415
Posted By spiney

There's a bit different (extra) structure behind...

There's a bit different (extra) structure behind the front bumper on the facelift/LCI cars (which all Roadsters are) and I'm not sure if intercoolers for pre-facelift cars will clear it all. I'm...
12-22-2017, 03:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,347
Posted By spiney

That's remarkable. Is it in a museum? :lol:

That's remarkable. Is it in a museum? :lol:
10-24-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,298
Posted By spiney

Local knowledge certainly has something to do...

Local knowledge certainly has something to do with it, but that thing certainly looked and moved like it was more than just a paintjob and a tack-on wing.
10-22-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,298
Posted By spiney

Does Killboy still have that tricked out S2000 on...

Does Killboy still have that tricked out S2000 on the Dragon? That thing passed me like I was standing still when we were there a couple of years ago.
10-13-2017, 06:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,250
Posted By spiney

I use Flickr now, close to infinite free storage...

I use Flickr now, close to infinite free storage and their "Share" feature even creates the right tags to just paste in here.
10-09-2017, 06:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,255
Posted By spiney

There's someone at MINIs on Top every year who...

There's someone at MINIs on Top every year who does this to random cars:
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7103/27313139753_add5ff7cb8_k.jpg
10-04-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,255
Posted By spiney

We have dog stuff, plus sunscreen and bug spray...

We have dog stuff, plus sunscreen and bug spray for bike trips.
09-30-2017, 05:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 411
Posted By spiney

Search YouTube for “Mini r56 tpms reset” and...

Search YouTube for “Mini r56 tpms reset” and it will get a video that shows how to do the reset. You use the button in the end of the left hand column stalk.
09-17-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 11,526
Posted By spiney

Thanks for the reminder. Crossed my 1000 hours in...

Thanks for the reminder. Crossed my 1000 hours in July....
09-09-2017, 06:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,009
Posted By spiney

I did mine on my Roadster. Used a Helix...

I did mine on my Roadster. Used a Helix intercooler installation video to get the bumper off. Only problem was a couple of hidden fasteners on the bottom edge of the bumper that weren't in the video....
09-08-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 709
Posted By spiney

Doesn't seem practical if you actually drive the...

Doesn't seem practical if you actually drive the car though. If you had one what would you do with it if you had to put the top up? And how would it attach with the top down?
07-26-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 532
Posted By spiney

I have the auto controls and I don't notice this....

I have the auto controls and I don't notice this. I just set the temp and let it run.
07-25-2017, 04:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By spiney

The caps are all the same at that year across...

The caps are all the same at that year across hatch, Clubman, Convertible and Roadster, the only difference is there is one set for power folding mirrors and one set for cars without that. You could...
07-23-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By spiney

I have no problem with a 2012 Roadster S with the...

I have no problem with a 2012 Roadster S with the JCW kit. I do run snows, but they're 205/45/17 so pretty much the standard size for an S on 17s. I'm not lowered so I don't do much plowing unless...
07-22-2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,387
Posted By spiney

You can get open grilles from a couple of vendors...

You can get open grilles from a couple of vendors that may possibly help keep the scoop from warping due to underbonnet heat, but usually it's non functional as said above.
07-17-2017, 02:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 813
Posted By spiney

I haven't done it myself, but from the picture it...

I haven't done it myself, but from the picture it looks like you would squeeze the two clips at one end together and gently pop that out a bit, maybe wedging it out with a plastic trim tool on the...
06-28-2017, 02:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 938
Posted By spiney

Not strictly true. Our 2012 Clubman has auto up,...

Not strictly true. Our 2012 Clubman has auto up, for example. I always forget to use it because my Roadster doesn't have it though. It's not there on the convertible, Roadster or Coupe because they...
06-26-2017, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 808
Posted By spiney

Mike for the Bluetooth phone integration.

Mike for the Bluetooth phone integration.
06-21-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,642
Posted By spiney

At one point (on my 2012 at least) the JCW...

At one point (on my 2012 at least) the JCW "package" supplied both interior and exterior stuff together. A year or two later it was split into "interior" and "exterior" separately.
06-19-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 764
Posted By spiney

Our Pepper White 2012 with body colour roof has...

Our Pepper White 2012 with body colour roof has black pillars, light finishers, and top of the bumper.
06-15-2017, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By spiney

Well found, I thought this had come up before. ...

Well found, I thought this had come up before.

Did anyone ever try one in the real world?
06-06-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By spiney

I don't think there are any. The Coupe/Roadster...

I don't think there are any. The Coupe/Roadster mirror is a unique shape and as far as I can find out MINI never made a cover for it. The sales volume was low so I doubt there are aftermarket ones...
05-30-2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2,040
Views: 232,817
Posted By spiney

Looks great, congratulations. Nice photos too,...

Looks great, congratulations. Nice photos too, especially the B&W one. Any plans for personalization?
05-25-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,642
Posted By spiney

Congrats, looks great! We all know you'll love...

Congrats, looks great! We all know you'll love it, we all love ours!
05-25-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,290
Posted By spiney

R57/R59 both have the R57 style bracing. I...

R57/R59 both have the R57 style bracing. I thought the R58 had it too, but I can't find any bracing for the R58 on realoem.com.
05-25-2017, 08:06 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,250
Posted By spiney

Welcome back! Good choice of car, and low...

Welcome back! Good choice of car, and low mileage too.
05-17-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 28,710
Posted By spiney

There's one wire that goes into the cabin from...

There's one wire that goes into the cabin from the control module by the fuse box. The instructions have you splice that into the wiring in the footwell module, that's where the DRLs get their...
04-05-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By spiney

I think the only way is to replace the trunk...

I think the only way is to replace the trunk handle assembly. It's just a few Tork screws and a plug.
04-04-2017, 05:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,250
Posted By spiney

These are my 205/40/18 summers on 7" rims. ...

These are my 205/40/18 summers on 7" rims. They're pretty flush too.
https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5781/23163896249_4faa6a363f_k.jpg

The OEM JCW's I took off with 205/45/17 on OEM rims (7") are...
04-03-2017, 05:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,250
Posted By spiney

It's the winter set. They're not supposed to be...

It's the winter set. They're not supposed to be "stretched", I think that's a crazy thing to do deliberately personally. They're 7.5" rims (190.5 mm wide by my reckoning) with 205/45/17 Blizzaks. ...
04-02-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,250
Posted By spiney

How long have you had your car?

I got mine five years ago this weekend. Can't imagine being without it now.
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03-26-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,829
Posted By spiney

Definitely :thumbsup: Can't find any pics...

Definitely :thumbsup:

Can't find any pics yet.
03-26-2017, 06:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,829
Posted By spiney

I have seen one, a metallic grey one, at the...

I have seen one, a metallic grey one, at the Dragon in 2014. Don't know if I have pics.
03-23-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,136
Posted By spiney

12F is below even my limit, but it's been high...

12F is below even my limit, but it's been high teens/low twenties here this week so it's been top down for me all week!
03-21-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,406
Posted By spiney

Something like these? ...

Something like these?

http://www.ebay.com/bhp/foreign-legion-hat
03-17-2017, 11:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,265
Posted By spiney

Looks great! I wish I could get the chrome ducts...

Looks great! I wish I could get the chrome ducts for my JCW bumper but they don't do them. Other than that (and the blue vs. red) I have your spiritual twin:...
03-17-2017, 06:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,265
Posted By spiney

Congrats! Pics or it didn't happen, and glad to...

Congrats! Pics or it didn't happen, and glad to see another person who doesn't hate chrome, I thought I was on my own for a while back there.
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