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08-07-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 16,799
Posted By 483 of 500

it depends on the wiring designation (schematic)...

it depends on the wiring designation (schematic) of the particular Y-cable, the particular iPhone I/O interface, and the R53 I/O interface. Different Y-cable product (Part No.'s) are designed for the...
07-11-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,524
Posted By 483 of 500

I just bought my 2014 Coupe. Is there a way to...

I just bought my 2014 Coupe. Is there a way to turn off the spoiler so it stays down all the time? I can see an advantage to keeping it down in freezing rain, etc.
Forum: GP Talk
07-02-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,341
Posted By 483 of 500

The insurance company towed it away the very day...

The insurance company towed it away the very day that they declared it totaled.
Forum: GP Talk
06-28-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,341
Posted By 483 of 500

I went for the S. Funds are a factor.

I went for the S. Funds are a factor.
Forum: GP Talk
06-28-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,341
Posted By 483 of 500

I picked out a 2014 Coupe yesterday. Fun drive...

I picked out a 2014 Coupe yesterday. Fun drive but I'll have start a list of parts to kick it up a notch.
Forum: GP Talk
06-28-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,341
Posted By 483 of 500

Well, the insurance company totaled it out. My GP...

Well, the insurance company totaled it out. My GP is no more.
Forum: GP Talk
06-15-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,341
Posted By 483 of 500

Engine Limp

On my way home from work, I drove through some standing water. Localized flooding. I got the limping engine alarm and the car stalled. It started back up, but in limp mode. I pulled over and let it...
Forum: GP Talk
06-13-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,365
Posted By 483 of 500

My two cents: The GP seems to "expect" a...

My two cents:

The GP seems to "expect" a gear change from first to second around 3000 rpm. When I drive conservatively, and shift just over 2000ish it is not nearly as smooth. The change from...
04-26-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,041
Posted By 483 of 500

Starting Line was great. Well worth it. Got...

Starting Line was great. Well worth it. Got instruction from three different Pros. Learned a lot. I certainly gained some confidence and I'm looking forward to some solo events this season. The only...
04-25-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,041
Posted By 483 of 500

Thanks guys. I had a great time today at Tire...

Thanks guys. I had a great time today at Tire Rack Starting Line in South Bend. Now I can see what this car can do. Loads of fun. I'll run tomorrow in the Solo event without freaking out.

I'm...
04-25-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,041
Posted By 483 of 500

Awesome. Thanks. I'm suffering newb jitters, I...

Awesome. Thanks. I'm suffering newb jitters, I suppose.
04-24-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,041
Posted By 483 of 500

Solo Newb

This question is inherently ridiculous, please excuse my ignorance.

I'm running my first solo on Sunday in south Bend. Driving my stock GP. What rev threshold should I observe? I know the tach...
Forum: GP Talk
03-25-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,491
Posted By 483 of 500

Chi SCCA is having issues locking down a site for...

Chi SCCA is having issues locking down a site for SOLO. Let's hope it gets sorted soon.
Forum: GP Talk
03-06-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,491
Posted By 483 of 500

I'm liking the Chicago forecast. No more self...

I'm liking the Chicago forecast. No more self imposed 2500 rpm limit. Good bye winter, you [email protected][email protected]^d.
02-26-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2,847
Views: 194,419
Posted By 483 of 500

Had a couple thumbs up from passers by as I was...

Had a couple thumbs up from passers by as I was driving downtown last weekend. I really do think less and less MINI owners are waving. I've come to the conclusion that if you're a MINI driver (Minnie...
Forum: GP Talk
02-25-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,491
Posted By 483 of 500

Yesterday, it was 28° F on the drive home. ...

Yesterday, it was 28° F on the drive home.

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Forum: GP Talk
02-19-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,491
Posted By 483 of 500

Between my wife and I, this is our fourth MINI....

Between my wife and I, this is our fourth MINI. The GP was a coincidental find. I'm very pleased. Looking forward to SCCA and local MINI owner events later this year.
Forum: GP Talk
02-19-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,491
Posted By 483 of 500

I'm still in warrantee, so I've got a factory...

I'm still in warrantee, so I've got a factory safety net.

Thanks guys.
Forum: GP Talk
02-18-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,491
Posted By 483 of 500

Bitter Cold

Before I run on at the mouth about how MINI intended the GP to be a perfect half-breed of track car and daily driver; and before I spew into the wind about much I completely agree; I have to express...
Forum: GP Talk
01-25-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 30,553
Posted By 483 of 500

483 here

I've had 0483 for about three weeks now. Love it.
Forum: GP Talk
01-25-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,218
Posted By 483 of 500

A Daily Driver? What?

There seems to be a line of thinking that the GP is no way a DD and should garage kept and track driven. I love mine. I take it to work everyday, groceries, etc. These cars are meant to be enjoyed. I...
Forum: GP Talk
01-10-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,218
Posted By 483 of 500

Just picked up #483 on Wednesday evening. I love...

Just picked up #483 on Wednesday evening. I love it already. I've always wanted one. Now waiting for spring. It's my DD, but I'm dying to take it to a track day.
01-03-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2,847
Views: 194,419
Posted By 483 of 500

I might have just bought that car, today. How...

I might have just bought that car, today. How many could be in the area?
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