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03-27-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 768
Posted By bmwrider1015

I just bought 2006 mini S Red /White roof in very...

I just bought 2006 mini S Red /White roof in very nice condition except the front
hood seems like someone rode behind a stone truck for 12 yrs, must have had 30
good size chips 1/8" .
I just...
03-21-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 874
Posted By bmwrider1015

Glad to hear you and wife are OK.. Enjoy your...

Glad to hear you and wife are OK..
Enjoy your new Ride
03-13-2018, 05:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 645
Posted By bmwrider1015

That is not a bad quote.. I was trying to move a...

That is not a bad quote.. I was trying to move a Polaris slingshot from NJ to Deadwood SD in June for a 3 Wheel Rally and U-Ship gave a quote of 2200 ..yikes
Any one know of other transporters let...
03-08-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,032
Posted By bmwrider1015

My new old 2006 S bought Saturday with 45k miles...

My new old 2006 S bought Saturday with 45k miles and $7,500 drove it home 90 miles and smiled all the way home but driving there was a nervous about what I will find.
I went to dealer up North...
03-08-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,032
Posted By bmwrider1015

When I decided 2 weeks ago to buy a Mini again...

When I decided 2 weeks ago to buy a Mini again and my thoughts were on 2011 to 2013.
And only because of reading here on forum the cons of other years.
My old Mini S was a 2008 and it was a...
03-08-2018, 07:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,032
Posted By bmwrider1015

Do a search on facebook market place. That is...

Do a search on facebook market place.
That is were I found the one I bought.
Auto Trader another place to look.
Look at mileage, car fax ,accidents , etc
03-06-2018, 05:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,032
Posted By bmwrider1015

Do not rush out take your time to decide and what...

Do not rush out take your time to decide and what color you think you like and plug those colors in on your search.
I wanted Pepper White I had that in 2008 with lounge red interior great car but...
03-05-2018, 10:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,458
Posted By bmwrider1015

I took the spark plugs out and they look like...

I took the spark plugs out and they look like original ..
Do not know how it run.
Put NGK BKR6EQUP3199 .
03-05-2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,458
Posted By bmwrider1015

I may call you guys later for tune up plugs and...

I may call you guys later for tune up plugs and wires..thank You ECS Tuning..I ordered wheels for this through you over weekend.
03-05-2018, 05:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 724
Posted By bmwrider1015

I would walk away.. Used Mini's with low miles...

I would walk away.. Used Mini's with low miles are around and not that much.
As long as it is one maybe two owner car and has records I would go that way.
But you have to read and do your homework....
03-04-2018, 07:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,458
Posted By bmwrider1015

Thank You for that information.. I will keep...

Thank You for that information.. I will keep those thoughts.. For driving it home last night I hit a few holes that I did not see and it was some rattling that took me by surprise.
But I thought...
03-04-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,458
Posted By bmwrider1015

I ordered the R90's this morning they were on...

I ordered the R90's this morning they were on sale and caught my eye.
Had similar wheel on my Lotus and it was just a nice look.
And ECS Tuning had then at 1/2 off and just had to push the button....
03-04-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,458
Posted By bmwrider1015

I will have to ask him if shocks were changed.. I...

I will have to ask him if shocks were changed.. I have my doubts but does not hurt to ask.
also my other ride is another 3 wheeler than I am doing little custom work to ,
Vanderhall Venice
03-04-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,458
Posted By bmwrider1015

I know he put a doubler plate under the stock...

I know he put a doubler plate under the stock strut mount to strengthen.
I am not going to abuse or run Mini that hard.. I have my Turbo slingshot
at 1500 lbs and 300 HP to let out the steam..
03-04-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,458
Posted By bmwrider1015

Here is a few Pics.. ...

Here is a few Pics..
https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/2000x1333/80-img_0006_7d181757f386532eb81d9ba5f01bec354aedb328.jpg
...
03-04-2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,458
Posted By bmwrider1015

Well I Drove " MY"New 2006 Mini S home last...

Well I Drove " MY"New 2006 Mini S home last night..
90 miles of joy down the Pa Turnpike..Smiling all the way.
Woke up this morning and purchased new R90 wheels from ESC Tuning.
Some minor paint...
03-02-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,458
Posted By bmwrider1015

2006 S vs 2012 S Handling

How much difference is there in handling between the 2006 vs 2012.
I am looking at both years and that is one thing that if someone owned
new vs newer you could tell me..thank You
02-26-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By bmwrider1015

Went and looked at it but to many chips and...

Went and looked at it but to many chips and rubber scars for me to buy it.
Will keep looking..thank You
02-26-2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 843
Posted By bmwrider1015

What year car and how many miles on it for this...

What year car and how many miles on it for this to happen ??
02-26-2018, 05:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By bmwrider1015

So you mentioned March 2012 and I have serial...

So you mentioned March 2012 and I have serial number
#WMWSV3C54CTY28135 can you tell me build date form this ??

I just found were to find build date and it is 01/12..

So I guess are fuel...
02-25-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By bmwrider1015

Thank You for your speedy information.. Chances...

Thank You for your speedy information.. Chances are I will buy the car.. Like anything it is a flip of a coin if you are lucky or your not with mechanical issues.
But I owned a new one 2008 for 1...
02-25-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 707
Posted By bmwrider1015

Tomorrow heading to Purchase Mini S 2012

So before I go and buy this reading on Mini S Yikes ??

Hey I know everything needs maintenance but this car one owner 2012 with 40k 6 speed.

I hear water pumps ,special anti freeze brake...
02-23-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 212
Posted By bmwrider1015

Looking for a Mini Cooper S 2008

I bought a 2008 Mini Cooper S Pepper White with White Wheel arches from Mini from Princeton Mini of NJ .
It had a Lounge Redwood Leather Interior with 6 speed.

I would like to find my Mini but if...
11-14-2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 975
Posted By bmwrider1015

Yes somewhat

I like the Mini S but I am anal about parking and leaving it anywhere.
If I was to get a ding in it I would go ballastic..
Just worrying about it and paying 32K for it I am just tired of how I am....
11-14-2009, 08:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 975
Posted By bmwrider1015

Thinking of selling Mini S 2008

I have 2008 Mini S PW/PW color with Redwood interior with
just about every option with less than 10K.

Any body have any idea what I could ask for this Mini..

Wife and I are thinking of...
06-21-2009, 07:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,599
Posted By bmwrider1015

I use Kerosene

I have used kerosene for years as a cleaner and have good luck with it
with removing tar and now cosmoline on Mini..
I spray some on small paint / tooth brush and get into tight areas like seams on...
05-05-2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,160
Posted By bmwrider1015

Just Pulled Nail Out

I had sensor light come on yesterday and did not notice difference in ride.
Checked and air pressure was down to 28PSI on left rear tire.
Pushed car and their was a nail..YUK
The other day in...
12-31-2008, 06:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,844
Posted By bmwrider1015

Take a look into my gallery for all PW/PW with...

Take a look into my gallery for all PW/PW with Redwood interior.
Not for every one but I get a lot of looks and people asking questions
for it the first one that they see without black arches..Joe...
12-27-2008, 02:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,049
Posted By bmwrider1015

You are the customer and if you are not happy...

You are the customer and if you are not happy with deal
walk away from it.
If you do not than it will eat at you every time you look at car.
This is my take and know I would be upset with the car...
11-27-2008, 06:16 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,711
Posted By bmwrider1015

After owning a S since August I would have now...

After owning a S since August I would have now gone with a Non S.
I think it is the american in us that we all want power S and when you
really come to the fact that if you are older and so much...
11-01-2008, 06:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,252
Posted By bmwrider1015

I have both and really the road noise with run...

I have both and really the road noise with run flats drowns out some
of the sound any system in the car that you would have for quality sound.
The AC issue I have a large hole in my roof and...
10-18-2008, 07:48 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,711
Posted By bmwrider1015

I have "S" and drive like NO "S"

First off here where I live in NJ the traffic and roads that
I travel every day have ruts, patch repairs, and to many
lights and people on cell phones who pay know attention.
So you play defense...
10-07-2008, 08:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,577
Posted By bmwrider1015

I Believe the Economy has all THINKING

I just bought mine 4 weeks ago I really like the way it looks
the color combination PW/PW with Redwood Interior.
But 32K for a small car and it is not a Boxster or Corvette
in handling and sort of...
10-07-2008, 08:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,577
Posted By bmwrider1015

10-06-2008, 09:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 914
Posted By bmwrider1015

My Dealer had 30 psi in tires

Since I saw this thread and having my PW Mini S for about
4 weeks I was going to go out and lower the tire pressure
and of course my finding was 30 psi..Yikes!
The door sill sticker say 38 .
So I...
10-04-2008, 09:23 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 914
Posted By bmwrider1015

Glad I Checked Air Pressure

The door sill sticker calls for 38 Front and Rear
And if you ride 100 plus it tells you 41 psi..
My tire pressure from dealer are at 30psi..
So just made them 37 Front and 36 Rear..
See how that...
10-04-2008, 08:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 914
Posted By bmwrider1015

Yes I have 17" with Web wheels on PW/PW . And...

Yes I have 17" with Web wheels on PW/PW .
And yes it is stiff at times depending on how tired
I am at midnight coming home from work..
But overall not that bad..
10-04-2008, 08:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 914
Posted By bmwrider1015

I Live Across the Bridge in NJ

I find that my path to and from work here is the worst of roads
I will travel with my Mini S with Sport Package and will
say 1 to 10 that my ride is a 6..
I ride motorcycles so any ride will be...
09-28-2008, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 964
Posted By bmwrider1015

MY Guess

PW/PW.REDWOOD WITH AREO...MY GUESS:lol:
09-28-2008, 07:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 964
Posted By bmwrider1015

Yes I have one and Love It

PW/PW/Redwood and areo with painted wheel arches..
I get a lot of people looking at it and of course say
it is CUTE...LOL...Joe in NJ
09-27-2008, 06:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,183
Posted By bmwrider1015

BMW MOTORS ENGINEERS SHOULD GET TOGETHER

I own a BMW Motorcycle 2007 RT1200 and no turbo on it and
it requires a first oil change at 600 miles.
On my 2007 they also took out the plug and fill on rear diffenteral
and said it is a lifetime...
09-12-2008, 12:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 794
Posted By bmwrider1015

No Thank You to Rear Seat Riding

I am going to take my rear seats out ..
I looked back there and said No WAy!
And I work in tight areas on ships and No Way..
Good Luck in your mini riders in back seat..
Joe in NJ
09-12-2008, 09:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,565
Posted By bmwrider1015

I guess when I started this forum I really wanted...

I guess when I started this forum I really wanted price information
and if stock wiring harness is there to support fog lights..
Really when I ordered I did not want a empty switch pod and to be...
09-10-2008, 11:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,565
Posted By bmwrider1015

Thank You ...I am Pleased with the Combination...

Thank You ...I am Pleased with the Combination PW/PW Redwood/Areo
09-10-2008, 11:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,565
Posted By bmwrider1015

Pictures of PW/PW Redwood and Areo

:lol: Happy Pictures
09-09-2008, 08:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,565
Posted By bmwrider1015

My Dealer Idea about them

My dealers idea was to flash fogs lights on tail gaters
to get their attention..

Last night if I had them I would have done it comming
home at midnight to a police officer ..
I have temp tag...
09-09-2008, 08:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,565
Posted By bmwrider1015

Cost to buy Rear Fogs Lights and switch

I just bought Mini S with Areo and did not notice my order was missing
Rear Fog lights and when we picked car up ....Oppppps.
Any one know cost and is wiring harness have the wires there
to...
08-26-2008, 10:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 991
Posted By bmwrider1015

Will also Say

That this car is Beautiful !!!!!
WoW..
I was really getting upset after reading about
Sport Suspension..
The Wife and I are really pleased after driving
the car that Sport Susension tracks and...
08-26-2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 991
Posted By bmwrider1015

Well Everyone

They the Dealer did not call........
But my wife called them and said if we do not get car today
you can sell it..
They found us a salesman to take our check...
We have the car and 2 smiles on...
08-25-2008, 09:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 991
Posted By bmwrider1015

Thank you for your respones

I sent My salesperson a e mail telling him how I felt
and that I was really disappointed that he did not
call back and give me a chance at the car
before I leave for vacation..
Will see and...
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