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Today, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 259
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

My dad has a working 8-track player with 8 tracks!

My dad has a working 8-track player with 8 tracks!
Today, 07:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

$1600 ..... I'll pass. There is a lot more things...

$1600 ..... I'll pass. There is a lot more things I can buy for my car than an intake with that price
Yesterday, 07:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 259
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Dead technology. Load up a USB disk and just...

Dead technology. Load up a USB disk and just leave it in the car. Thats what I do
11-12-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 284
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Nice, so was it a fuse?

Nice, so was it a fuse?
11-08-2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 284
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Nice. Yeah, send a message to CravenSpeed. He's...

Nice. Yeah, send a message to CravenSpeed. He's on here too.

Cool guy, will be very helpful.

Here is a link to the install on my car. There are pictures at least so you can get an idea -...
11-07-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 284
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Its a PIA! I installed the Cravenspeed Hidden...

Its a PIA! I installed the Cravenspeed Hidden Power adaptor - https://www.cravenspeed.com/hidden-power-adapter/ and had to almost get on my head to get the thing out.

I just looked and that is the...
11-06-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Same. I just got my alignment checked 2...

Same.

I just got my alignment checked 2 weeks ago and it still pulls to the right ever so slightly. It has since day one, even before I lowered it

I blame the roads :)
11-06-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Wait, a sensor is bad and the dealership is...

Wait, a sensor is bad and the dealership is saying you need new brakes because of a bad sensor? Cant you replace the sensor? Im confused

And it would help if you told us what brakes you have. If...
Forum: Suspension
11-02-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Coilovers, corner balance and add some...

Coilovers, corner balance and add some underbracing. I did all of that to mine and I couldnt be happier.

The weight is distributed evenly and the response is great. I would drive mine in snow...
Forum: JCW Garage
11-01-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 536
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

You should have a backup car because something...

You should have a backup car because something will happen to your Mini. Dont race your daily driver
Forum: JCW Garage
10-31-2018, 07:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 370
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Ha, yep, it should be free. Glad it made your day...

Ha, yep, it should be free. Glad it made your day though
10-31-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

I dont think there is a thing as correct TPMS....

I dont think there is a thing as correct TPMS. When I got my summer tires, Discount Tire sold me their generic ones and Ive never had an issue
10-31-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 464
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Nope, I use an ebay one and it works perfectly

Nope, I use an ebay one and it works perfectly
10-30-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 510
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Paddle

Paddle
10-29-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 19,631
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

There you go. They will take care of you.

There you go. They will take care of you.
10-29-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 19,631
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Nope, no issues here. We've been down to 29 and...

Nope, no issues here. We've been down to 29 and had snow a few times and the only warning I ever got was to reset my TPMS sensors when It got cold.
Forum: 3rd Gen FAQs
10-29-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 24,258
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Awesome! thank you

Awesome! thank you
Forum: 3rd Gen FAQs
10-29-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 24,258
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Ok, where is the option to make the radio volume...

Ok, where is the option to make the radio volume higher at startup? I cant find it!
Forum: JCW Garage
10-29-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Ass and Mustang go hand in hand

Ass and Mustang go hand in hand
10-27-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Duell AG posted something similar to that on...

Duell AG posted something similar to that on their Instagram page. It was around $2200 if I remember correctly

That intake is beautiful though
10-26-2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 340
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Wow, thats a new one to me. Glad it worked out...

Wow, thats a new one to me. Glad it worked out for you buddy!
10-26-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,042
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

2015!!!!!!! ................. #smh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

2015!!!!!!! ................. #smh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
10-26-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

The Mini vinyl surprisingly is pretty amazing. ...

The Mini vinyl surprisingly is pretty amazing.

I have an 02 Justa with stripes and it has survived California sun and Minnesota winter and looks great.
10-26-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Been there, done that :grin: I got a lot more on...

Been there, done that :grin: I got a lot more on my site but here are a few.
...
10-26-2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

its a matte vinyl. I did mine when I was...

its a matte vinyl.

I did mine when I was working at a vinyl shop so it was free but we'd charge about $100 if that for install and product
10-23-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 340
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Gotcha. For sure see if you can get a real code....

Gotcha. For sure see if you can get a real code. Im just curious what it was
10-23-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 340
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

What was the actual code?

What was the actual code?
10-22-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 34
Ddc
Views: 1,015
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Do what you can to get the runflats off your Mini...

Do what you can to get the runflats off your Mini as fast as you can.

Carry a patch kit or similar product and in a real pinch, you have mini roadside assistance
10-21-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 340
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Go to autozone or similar like place and get the...

Go to autozone or similar like place and get the code pulled and then we can go from there.

i got an app called OBD fusion that reads and clears codes with a WiFi dongle. I also have a dedicated...
10-19-2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,384
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Side note... I have an extra JCW remote if anyone...

Side note... I have an extra JCW remote if anyone needs one
10-19-2018, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 674
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Did you buy it from a dealer/lot or a private...

Did you buy it from a dealer/lot or a private seller?
10-17-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Its all temperature related. Once you get another...

Its all temperature related. Once you get another cold stretch it will kick off a warning. Nothing big, just reset it and drive on
10-17-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

I plan on doing it next year. The only deterrent...

I plan on doing it next year. The only deterrent for me is that bigger brakes mean having to buy larger wheels (i have 16" now) and tires so it will be an investment
10-16-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Yeah, just reset it through the radio, takes 2...

Yeah, just reset it through the radio, takes 2 minutes. I had to do mine on sunday when it got to 34 here
10-16-2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Yeah, I need to get "sick" so I can take a "sick...

Yeah, I need to get "sick" so I can take a "sick day"

Oh, and I just bought the harnesses like you have too
10-15-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 19,927
Views: 2,356,923
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Thanks! Im happy with it. I havent found a...

Thanks! Im happy with it.

I havent found a solution for that though. Thats next
10-15-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Sparco Chrono Road seats installed

With the incredible help from hadjiikong, I got my new Sparco Chrono Road seats installed. He had to weld 2in of steel on the only Sparco Mini base out there to make the seats fit.
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10-15-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

It stops engine movement so more pure power is...

It stops engine movement so more pure power is delivered to the wheels
10-15-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 19,927
Views: 2,356,923
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

It wasn't easy and since Sparco still doesn't...

It wasn't easy and since Sparco still doesn't make a seat bracket for the F56, it was really fun....... but! New seats installed! More details later
...
Forum: Detailing 101
10-09-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 432
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

I use Girots Garage waterless in the winter. If...

I use Girots Garage waterless in the winter. If my car is really salty then I dont use it and force myself to a car wash.

It works great 90% of the time. You are right though, you need a bunch of...
10-08-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 730
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

You needed to unplug the battery first, then...

You needed to unplug the battery first, then unplug the seat system
Forum: 3rd Gen FAQs
10-02-2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 24,258
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Are you talking about the front or rears? You can...

Are you talking about the front or rears? You can just press a button for the front to turn on
10-02-2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 574
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Yes, a lot. The bushing really stiffens up the...

Yes, a lot. The bushing really stiffens up the handling,. I was pretty amazed actually. I went with the Race (black) bushing and it is perfect. the vibration isn't even noticeable anymore

Here is...
Forum: JCW Garage
09-27-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 707
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

It will bang and pop, they will be louder in...

It will bang and pop, they will be louder in Sport mode, but not as loud compared to an aftermarket exhaust.

I had the JCW Pro Exhaust and really liked it but since Im always tweaking my Mini I...
Forum: JCW Garage
09-26-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 467
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmoto...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/400x400/zpi5pfkq_400x400_8e8af10f7eb51b6a0041a606548d3bc26188b734.jpg
09-26-2018, 07:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,970
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Nope. You will need to get a custom tune with it...

Nope. You will need to get a custom tune with it coded out
09-25-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

you got it buddy, glad to help! You could...

you got it buddy, glad to help!

You could easily do it today. Just take your time getting the stock bushing out, it can be a PIA but once its out, the install will take 5-10 mins
09-25-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Yes, yes, yes and its in our FAQ -...

Yes, yes, yes and its in our FAQ - https://www.northamericanmotoring.com/forums/3rd-gen-faqs/324892-powerflex-engine-support-bushing-install.html
09-23-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 730
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Curious as well! Im about to order some Sparcos

Curious as well! Im about to order some Sparcos
09-20-2018, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 884
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Just disable it so it stays open, much easier -...

Just disable it so it stays open, much easier - https://myredmini.com/how-to-keep-your-f56-jcw-tuning-kit-always-on/
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