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Forum: Electrical
08-19-2009, 10:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,639
Posted By Edge

Ian Cull shared this with me via email years ago...

Ian Cull shared this with me via email years ago (after I asked him about it). I deliberately never posted it (even though I use it) because I figured there is a reason it wasn't made public......
07-29-2009, 06:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 945
Posted By Edge

No - 1st Gen convertibles with H/K have the amp...

No - 1st Gen convertibles with H/K have the amp under the passenger seat. If the same convertible also has the factory Nav, the Nav computer is under the driver's seat (instead of the passenger seat...
07-28-2009, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 555
Posted By Edge

Take it somewhere else to get it re-inspected. ...

Take it somewhere else to get it re-inspected. My MINI passed inspection in March (also in VA) with the driving lights on it. :)
Forum: JCW Garage
07-27-2009, 10:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,274
Posted By Edge

There's no such thing as a "JCW Aero Kit" for 1st...

There's no such thing as a "JCW Aero Kit" for 1st Gen MINIs.

Just the Aero Kit (as pictured, above). It was never sold as a JCW accessory.

2nd Gen MINIs are a different story - there is a JCW...
Forum: JCW Garage
07-17-2009, 12:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,401
Posted By Edge

putttn, that 03 MINI would be an excellent...

putttn, that 03 MINI would be an excellent candidate for the JCW-200 to JCW-210 upgrade kit. It bridges the gap between the earlier JCW kits and the "updated" one released later, which added new...
07-17-2009, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,144
Posted By Edge

Part number is 84110150524. Installation PDF...

Part number is 84110150524.

Installation PDF here (http://motoringfile.com/howto/sirius_antenna_install.pdf).

Not sure if the antenna kit has since been discontinued or replaced with another...
Forum: JCW Garage
07-15-2009, 01:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 12,401
Posted By Edge

Slight semantic correction... the "JCW Stage 2"...

Slight semantic correction... the "JCW Stage 2" tuning kits, as you called them (I've always heard the two versions called JCW-200 and JCW-210), were also made available as an "install from scratch"...
Forum: JCW Garage
07-08-2009, 09:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 793
Posted By Edge

4 years, 50,000 miles... whichever comes first. ...

4 years, 50,000 miles... whichever comes first.

The maintenance plan is only 3 years, 36,000 miles though - unless you buy the extended maintenance.
07-06-2009, 03:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,224
Posted By Edge

To paraphrase & repost an older post of mine: ...

To paraphrase & repost an older post of mine:

2nd Gen MINIs feel very different than 1st Gen MINIs. Some people strongly prefer the 2nd Gen MINIs (quieter, more "refined", BMW-like, much more fuel...
07-04-2009, 10:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,376
Posted By Edge

Probably has something to do with it being a 3...

Probably has something to do with it being a 3 year old post.
Forum: Electrical
06-23-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,562
Posted By Edge

Good timing! :) Sorry that the close-up is a bit...

Good timing! :) Sorry that the close-up is a bit blurred... be warned, the full-size ones are very big!
...
06-18-2009, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 664
Posted By Edge

I think it's designed to help ensure that the...

I think it's designed to help ensure that the wiper has a strong contact with the glass - the additional wind force generated by pushing on the wing achieves that. I guess they decided it was only...
06-15-2009, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 430
Posted By Edge

lvcubs23 - try browsing RealOEM.com...

lvcubs23 - try browsing RealOEM.com (http://www.realoem.com). It's an online database of the entire BMW & MINI parts system, so you can literally find any OEM part for any MINI on there.
06-12-2009, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 916
Posted By Edge

Thread moved to 1st Generation Stock...

Thread moved to 1st Generation Stock Problems/Issues
06-12-2009, 02:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,328
Posted By Edge

MINI dealerships can generally order any of the...

MINI dealerships can generally order any of the MINI Motoring Gear accessories. They have part numbers just like anything on your MINI. I've ordered stuff like that (shirts, an umbrella, etc.) via...
06-12-2009, 12:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,810
Posted By Edge

Yeah, I managed to score a ZIG too... after much...

Yeah, I managed to score a ZIG too... after much asking around and trying... and within 2 weeks, someone had stolen it - along with the top piece of my antenna. I had to get a whole new antenna!
...
Forum: Electrical
06-10-2009, 03:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,562
Posted By Edge

For those who have asked - my MINI is not in my...

For those who have asked - my MINI is not in my possession right now (went back to the body shop again after MOTD to fix the matte black aero kit paint) but it will be very soon! I'll try to...
Forum: JCW Garage
06-08-2009, 11:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 17,163
Posted By Edge

I never said it was impossible, just not easy. :)...

I never said it was impossible, just not easy. :)

I already have my full set, and I recently ordered a couple of spares "just in case" something happens to one of them - I don't want to have to...
06-04-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,493
Posted By Edge

After seeing your post, I loaded up the MINIUSA...

After seeing your post, I loaded up the MINIUSA configurator, and did exactly what he said - added only the Sport Suspension to a Factory JCW. No other options.

The price comes to $29,700. I'd be...
06-04-2009, 02:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,493
Posted By Edge

Again, you're over-simplifying it as though it's...

Again, you're over-simplifying it as though it's $4,500 for better wheels. Also, I think you're forgetting the labor cost of installing the Stage 1 kit. Prices in the Steps 5 & 6 of the...
06-04-2009, 02:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,408
Posted By Edge

I'm afraid I don't know... I imagine that the...

I'm afraid I don't know... I imagine that the process of "converting" from the 2-seater to the 3-seater involves all new seats, both the back and the base, in addition to the extra seatbelt, matching...
06-04-2009, 01:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,408
Posted By Edge

Yep (on the three seat passenger option), and...

Yep (on the three seat passenger option), and here it is:

RealOEM.com - R55 Cooper - Seat, rear, 3-seater (http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=ML31&mospid=50618&btnr=52_3409&hg=52&fg=30)...
Forum: JCW Garage
06-04-2009, 10:05 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,188
Posted By Edge

The source I am buying my seats from does not...

The source I am buying my seats from does not normally sell seats, but I have done a good amount of business with them before (i.e. bought a bunch of other stuff from them), so they are "hooking me...
06-04-2009, 09:47 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,493
Posted By Edge

It doesn't even come with that. It comes with...

It doesn't even come with that. It comes with the base suspension. Utterly stupid decision on their part for the "high end" model. The Sports Suspension is an extra option, as is the...
06-04-2009, 08:04 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,493
Posted By Edge

For those of you comparison shopping between the...

For those of you comparison shopping between the two, consider this:

When comparing, try (as much as you can) to ignore the options in steps 5 & 6 in the MINIUSA Configurator.

Why? Because...
06-03-2009, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By Edge

Chuck, The Auto A/C control mechanism was an...

Chuck,

The Auto A/C control mechanism was an option on all 1st Gen MINIs, including Coopers, Cooper Ses, and the factory JCW, both in the hardtops and the convertibles. Auto A/C came with the...
Forum: JCW Garage
06-01-2009, 02:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,672
Posted By Edge

Here you go: RealOEM.com - R56 Coop.S JCW...

Here you go:

RealOEM.com - R56 Coop.S JCW Gear shift knob/shift lever cover (http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts.do?model=MF93&mospid=50964&btnr=25_0444&hg=25&fg=10)

It doesn't actually say...
06-01-2009, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 754
Posted By Edge

OUCH - that sucks... a cautionary tale though. ...

OUCH - that sucks... a cautionary tale though. This is one of the primary reasons why I have a very strict rule about "no food and drink in the car". Only exceptions are bottled drinks with...
05-29-2009, 05:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,694
Posted By Edge

Yep, I have it too. It's fantastic! Can't buy...

Yep, I have it too. It's fantastic! Can't buy it here in the US though (thanks MINIUSA! :sly:), you have to import it from overseas.
Forum: JCW Garage
05-28-2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,188
Posted By Edge

No, not the same page. I have an R53, and...

No, not the same page.

I have an R53, and I'm getting the Lapis Blue Sparco-based JCWs (the ones officially for the R50/R53) for it. The new seats come with heating elements, so that's not an...
05-28-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,968
Posted By Edge

I don't know the exact answer to your question...

I don't know the exact answer to your question (other than comparing a stock MINI on a wheel dyno vs. the manufacturer's numbers), but I want to point out that you should also clarify: Manual or...
Forum: JCW Garage
05-28-2009, 01:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,188
Posted By Edge

The R53 Sparco Milano 2-based seats are still...

The R53 Sparco Milano 2-based seats are still available... they just had a few different versions of them, and some of the versions have been discontinued.

It used to be that you could order them...
05-28-2009, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,200
Posted By Edge

Just to further clarify - the CCC version is also...

Just to further clarify - the CCC version is also known as the "Professional" version. rkw is correct, you need the "High" DVD. Navteq makes the map discs in different formats for different Nav...
05-22-2009, 07:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By Edge

Ah OK - well I'm afraid I can't help you too much...

Ah OK - well I'm afraid I can't help you too much with that (I know a lot more about the options for 1st Gen MINIs), but I'm sure that others here can. In order to help find that best, I'm moving...
05-22-2009, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 589
Posted By Edge

What year of Cooper? That makes a huge...

What year of Cooper? That makes a huge difference.
05-22-2009, 06:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,000
Posted By Edge

Actually, you're wrong about that. The sports...

Actually, you're wrong about that. The sports package on the S does not give you the same brakes as the factory JCW has. The Factory JCW comes with the JCW Brembos that you mention as standard. ...
05-19-2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By Edge

Sorry, you were told incorrectly. Definitely not...

Sorry, you were told incorrectly. Definitely not the same between 1st Gen & 2nd Gen.

Compare these two pages. Notice the part numbers are completely different for the R53 vs. R56:

RealOEM.com...
Replies: 10
Views: 1,203
Posted By Edge

Barry, Any word from George about low-res...

Barry,

Any word from George about low-res proofs? It would be nice to get a general idea of how the pics look. He's done it in previous years.
Replies: 221
Views: 10,747
Posted By Edge

Can you identify who? Pass-asses need to be...

Can you identify who? Pass-asses need to be called out, IMO.
Replies: 221
Views: 10,747
Posted By Edge

Maybe that's because MOTD is less about show(-ing...

Maybe that's because MOTD is less about show(-ing off) and more about go! :thumbsup:

(unlike some other "big" national MINI events...)

(...admittedly which I haven't been to, but heard enough...
Replies: 221
Views: 10,747
Posted By Edge

I agree, but we've been through this for multiple...

I agree, but we've been through this for multiple years at MOTD... with much repetition and "information" given... repeated in the guides, posted here on NAM (and on other sites), etc.

At some...
Replies: 221
Views: 10,747
Posted By Edge

Absolutely no lynching required. Great post - you...

Absolutely no lynching required. Great post - you should post more often. :)

And to MINI_Bee - thanks for your tremendous service to the community by educating (deserved public shame can be...
Replies: 8
Views: 842
Posted By Edge

If I'm not mistaken, Detailer's Paradise had a...

If I'm not mistaken, Detailer's Paradise had a hand in it too. :thumbsup:
Replies: 58
Views: 2,978
Posted By Edge

I know exactly how you feel. I remember you...

I know exactly how you feel. I remember you being one of the other "night owls" up chatting in the lodge lobby at 1 or 2 am.

Those of us who are not morning people yet want to go on the drive...
Replies: 58
Views: 2,978
Posted By Edge

That's fantastic news - bravo! :thumbsup: ...

That's fantastic news - bravo! :thumbsup:

Here's hoping you make it back again next year, Aaron... all I ask is that you please consider moving the drive to Friday morning instead of Saturday......
05-09-2009, 05:18 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,994
Posted By Edge

That is going to happen - it happens in many...

That is going to happen - it happens in many Internet forums... you just have to politely ask to come back on topic... and if it becomes a chronic problem, report the thread, and perhaps we will move...
05-08-2009, 01:40 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,994
Posted By Edge

Yet another "beaten horse" thread on the MINI Nav...

Yet another "beaten horse" thread on the MINI Nav system. I'm likely to end up closing this one too, judging by the incessant ranting that some of you continue to espouse.

cjp240, you just...
05-07-2009, 09:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,436
Posted By Edge

Is the sticker a dealer sticker or a factory...

Is the sticker a dealer sticker or a factory sticker? It could be mislabelled. I've also heard of some exceptions, but at least when I ordered my MINI (2005 model), the adjustable lumbar support...
05-07-2009, 08:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,436
Posted By Edge

A couple of points here for you: Not having...

A couple of points here for you:
Not having the HK stereo is not such a bad thing. It allows you to then get the DPSM upgrade, which is far superior to the HK in the first place (The DPSM upgrade...
Replies: 15
Views: 1,149
Posted By Edge

Very impressive work indeed, Celia! Lots of hard...

Very impressive work indeed, Celia! Lots of hard work put into that - very unique. I'm glad I got a chance to read it in person before we all left in our caravan on Sunday. It was also a pleasure...
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