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01-14-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 231
Posted By WayMotorWorks

I would also recommend ditching the lightweight...

I would also recommend ditching the lightweight Alta crank pulley as it is not only hard on the bearings and oil pump, but also messes with the tuning so going to an ATI damper will smooth it out and...
01-14-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,148
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Hope someone saves this as it's too good to die.

Hope someone saves this as it's too good to die.
Forum: 1st Gear
01-14-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Welcome, gotta love those red mirrors.:thumbsup:

Welcome, gotta love those red mirrors.:thumbsup:
01-14-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Yes the camber plates will take the place of the...

Yes the camber plates will take the place of the strut reinforcement plates so no need for both.
01-14-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 231
Posted By WayMotorWorks

sorry no shortcut as you got to pull the trans to...

sorry no shortcut as you got to pull the trans to do it.

And DO NOT use the blue devil stuff as it is like cancer and you can't get rid of it as I just went through this getting it out of another...
Forum: JCW Garage
01-14-2019, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By WayMotorWorks

You don't have to reprogram it, but we do...

You don't have to reprogram it, but we do recommend it as it will adjust the ABS calibration for the larger brakes. We do it at our shop and offer it at events such as the Dragon.
01-14-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By WayMotorWorks

For sure look around and avoid brokers. Brokers...

For sure look around and avoid brokers. Brokers usually have a deposit or a fee they charge, then whatever they say is due at delivery was what the driver actually charged.
Being not in a hurry...
Forum: JCW Garage
01-14-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By WayMotorWorks

I suggest going with the JCW injectors as they...

I suggest going with the JCW injectors as they always are a perfect fit, correct spray pattern, and tune correctly. We see problems with aftermarket all the time....
Forum: 1st Gear
01-13-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 154
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Welcome we love multi MINI homes.

Welcome we love multi MINI homes.
Forum: 1st Gear
01-13-2019, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 201
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Welcome hope we can help.

Welcome hope we can help.
Forum: 1st Gear
01-13-2019, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Welcome hope we can help with your future mods.

Welcome hope we can help with your future mods.
01-13-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 461
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Sold

Sold
Forum: 1st Gear
01-13-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Welcome back :) Hope we can help with your mods.

Welcome back :) Hope we can help with your mods.
Forum: 1st Gear
01-13-2019, 03:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 661
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Congrats it looks great and love the body kit as...

Congrats it looks great and love the body kit as they always look the best. We also just got the Invidia back in stock so that is good timing. Enjoy it.
01-13-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 315
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Unfortunately it only comes as one part ...

Unfortunately it only comes as one part
https://www.waymotorworks.com/oem-coolant-tank-hose-r55-r56-r57-r58-r59.html

I believe it is actually a metric size so the best thing if you just want that...
Forum: JCW Garage
01-13-2019, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By WayMotorWorks

If the car is a daily driver the original will be...

If the car is a daily driver the original will be the smoothest and easiest to drive.
https://www.waymotorworks.com/oem-clutch-replacement-kit-r55-r56-r57-r58-r59-cooper-s.html

The giken will...
Forum: 1st Gear
01-13-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 271
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Welcome. Yes the R53 is a great car as we have...

Welcome. Yes the R53 is a great car as we have many customers over 200k on them. Just do the maint and enjoy.
Forum: 1st Gear
01-13-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Welcome. Yes the R53 automatic is 100 times more...

Welcome. Yes the R53 automatic is 100 times more reliable than the CVT auto in the R50.

I wish you wanted a manual as I have 2 perfect R53s right now for sale but both are sticks.
01-13-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 182
Posted By WayMotorWorks

I've had customers drill out the rivet and slide...

I've had customers drill out the rivet and slide it off the bar. But you have to remove the rear panels to unbolt it on the end to do so.
01-13-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,541
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Sorry you had so much trouble getting a good...

Sorry you had so much trouble getting a good engine. We actually have a brand new JCW engine for $4000 which would have been perfect for your situation.

But glad you now have it together and...
01-13-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 910
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Congrats that is a great looking R53 and even...

Congrats that is a great looking R53 and even better it has the aero bumper. Hope we can help with parts to finish out the build.
01-12-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By WayMotorWorks

yes we have them for the jcw ...

yes we have them for the jcw
https://www.waymotorworks.com/ebc-redstuff-brake-pads-f54-f55-f56-f57-jcw-cooper-s.html
01-11-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By WayMotorWorks

For daily use reliability and smoothness I would...

For daily use reliability and smoothness I would go with the original.
https://www.waymotorworks.com/oem-clutch-replacement-kit-r55-r56-r57-r58-r59-cooper-s.html

But while your at it do the...
01-11-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 629
Posted By WayMotorWorks

go for the oil cooler first as it is the cheapest...

go for the oil cooler first as it is the cheapest fix, and we've seen several of them fail
https://www.waymotorworks.com/oil-cooler-heat-exchanger-cooper-s-r52-r53.html

After that it's usually in...
01-11-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By WayMotorWorks

If you don't find one local I know we have ATI...

If you don't find one local I know we have ATI and Fluid dampers in stock and can overnight one so you have it on Tues.
01-11-2019, 07:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 673
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Many of these gaskets and seals I feel are a...

Many of these gaskets and seals I feel are a waste as in the last 17yrs I've never replaced some of them. Rule of thumb if I don't have the gasket listed on my site I haven't had to replace it....
01-11-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By WayMotorWorks

The Accessport isn't avail anymore and there is...

The Accessport isn't avail anymore and there is no support for it so even if you got one I wouldn't use it.

Just go with a Manic tune as it will make more power anyway. We are happy to do it for...
01-10-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 169
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Invidia Exhaust from WMW

After the R53 Invidia being out of stock for months we are happy to announce they are available again.
Invidia offers exhaust systems for all 3 generations of MINI. Way Motor Works...
01-10-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 167
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Invidia Exhaust for your MINI

Invidia offers exhaust systems for all 3 generations of MINI. Way Motor Works offers and stocks all of them.
These are high quality build while being cost effective.
...
01-10-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By WayMotorWorks

It's just taped on. Use a small screwdriver and...

It's just taped on. Use a small screwdriver and it will pop off. We take them off all the time. Some new tape and you can put it back on

Yes those are the stock injectors NOT JCW. The JCW would...
01-10-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 181
Posted By WayMotorWorks

The tool makes it super easy, but it just locks...

The tool makes it super easy, but it just locks the cam to tighten the cam bolt. So if you can hold the cam and torque the cam bolt to spec you are fine.
Forum: JCW Garage
01-10-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 824
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Since you have a JCW for the cost I would also...

Since you have a JCW for the cost I would also recommend going with the Remus as it is is much lighter than the JCW and more functions with the flap. Also it's carbon tips are awesome...
01-10-2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By WayMotorWorks

I've used the stoptech pads in the past and not...

I've used the stoptech pads in the past and not had good luck with them as they didn't have the bite we wanted and also made noise. I'd suggest going back with stock pads or like EBC reds as those...
Forum: 1st Gear
01-10-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Welcome sounds like you got a little work going...

Welcome sounds like you got a little work going on.

I love the classic beetles too, would love to see it.
01-10-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 821
Posted By WayMotorWorks

No there isn't a wiring kit to do it as it will...

No there isn't a wiring kit to do it as it will depend on the production date and model as to what will have to be added and or changed to make them work.
01-10-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 350
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Actually the difference in color is perfectly...

Actually the difference in color is perfectly normal when you install a new bulb. BMW actually had a bulletin about this many years ago as the color will change over time. So after the new bulb is...
01-09-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 821
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Yes you will have to do wiring to install any...

Yes you will have to do wiring to install any factory xenons that aren't the retrofit kit. And code it too.
Forum: GP Talk
01-09-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 582
Posted By WayMotorWorks

They look Good

They look Good
01-09-2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 821
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Sorry we don't do remote coding. But if your...

Sorry we don't do remote coding. But if your friend can code he should be able to do it as it is a factory retrofit.


I personally don't like the Spyders as I don't feel they are any brighter...
01-09-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 532
Posted By WayMotorWorks

I have both and work on both so I love them both,...

I have both and work on both so I love them both, but in different ways. With proper maint both are reliable. But I would say R56 repairs do tend to cost more.
Finding a cherry R53 is getting...
01-09-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 673
Posted By WayMotorWorks

For the timing chain I for sure use the OE parts...

For the timing chain I for sure use the OE parts as I know the quality will be reliable.

For gaskets we have a kit
https://www.waymotorworks.com/gasket-package.html

but when you do the timing...
01-07-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Yes that is a worn out or cheap aftermarket strut...

Yes that is a worn out or cheap aftermarket strut mount that is bad. We see them all the time like that.
https://www.waymotorworks.com/oem-front-upper-strut-mount.html
01-07-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 673
Posted By WayMotorWorks

with a 57k mile engine I wouldn't do anything to...

with a 57k mile engine I wouldn't do anything to it unless you see a leak that needs fixed as the engines are good and will go 100k plus easy.

I would do the ATI damper as all stock crank pulleys...
01-07-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 312
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Way's Sway Bars for ALL MINIs

If you have researched suspension mods for the MINI you for sure have found that the biggest bang for the buck to improve handling is by far the rear sway bar.
Going to a larger rear sway bar will...
Forum: JCW Garage
01-07-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 680
Posted By WayMotorWorks

There is a drop down menu on the page that you...

There is a drop down menu on the page that you select the production date and if it is a JCW or not as they are all different.
01-07-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 215
Posted By WayMotorWorks

We stock the NM, Megan, Eibach, and H&R. So it...

We stock the NM, Megan, Eibach, and H&R. So it will depend on what your goal is to make a recommendation.
https://www.waymotorworks.com/07-10-cooper-r56/handling/suspension/springs/
01-07-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 659
Posted By WayMotorWorks

We are located in Atlanta GA and happy to help.

We are located in Atlanta GA and happy to help.
01-07-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By WayMotorWorks

They don't have a Countryman specific one. We...

They don't have a Countryman specific one. We just use the R56 one as the engine stuff is all the same.
https://www.waymotorworks.com/r55-r56-r57-bentley-repair-manual.html
Forum: 1st Gear
01-07-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Welcome to the addiction.

Welcome to the addiction.
01-07-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 344
Posted By WayMotorWorks

I would start by finding the list of their...

I would start by finding the list of their requirements to sell a used car. Dealers always have a XXXX point inspection they have done prior to putting a car for sale. So find that and for sure...
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