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08-10-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Bmtespar

This item retails new for $270 and seeing as it...

This item retails new for $270 and seeing as it comes with two K&N conical filters, each costing about $40, makes this a good bargain.
08-08-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 956
Posted By Bmtespar

$25 USPS 2 day priority track and confirm...

$25 USPS 2 day priority track and confirm w/insurance.
08-07-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 956
Posted By Bmtespar

Bump.

Bump.
07-29-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 930
Posted By Bmtespar

Sorry. Item is sold.

Sorry. Item is sold.
07-28-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 743
Posted By Bmtespar

Sold.

Sold.
07-28-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 930
Posted By Bmtespar

Yes. This wheel will work on any Gen. 2 Mini. It...

Yes. This wheel will work on any Gen. 2 Mini. It does not have paddles shifters for automatic cars.
07-28-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 743
Posted By Bmtespar

blacked out sides but opaque light tube.

blacked out sides but opaque light tube.
07-28-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 743
Posted By Bmtespar

Yep. Just plug in the electrical connection and...

Yep. Just plug in the electrical connection and click into place.
07-28-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 956
Posted By Bmtespar

VIP R60S Air Intake

Mini Countryman S intake for sale. Includes 2 K&N conical air filters. $150 plus shipping.

Price Drop
07-28-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 743
Posted By Bmtespar

r60 LED scuttle

LED scuttles for Mini Countryman. $50 plus shipping.
07-28-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 930
Posted By Bmtespar

JCW Alcantara Steering wheel

Nice John Copper Works Alcantara steering wheel. Pretty simple install. Check my how-to on installing this item in the r60 section. Wheel is in great shape. $300 plus shipping.
01-26-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,807
Posted By Bmtespar

Remove the rubber strips that insert into the...

Remove the rubber strips that insert into the bars on the top. They can easily be reinserted if you need to carry something up there. I tried to tape the holes on the underside of the bars near the...
12-10-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,041
Posted By Bmtespar

I have done mine several times now. I tried...

I have done mine several times now. I tried plastidip red on the speedo trim and vents. Decided that was too bright, and decided to go with high gloss black. I am thrilled with it because it lessens...
11-20-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,705
Posted By Bmtespar

I totally understand your frustration Seally. I...

I totally understand your frustration Seally. I just think in this particular case you are going after the wrong company (insert Chick-a-Filet comment here). Another poster summed it up best by...
11-20-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,705
Posted By Bmtespar

I agree it may not have been the best marketing...

I agree it may not have been the best marketing idea to encompass gay people into their Not Normal campaign but I don't feel like they are trying to spin it in a negative way. Young gay people these...
Forum: Suspension
11-14-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,087
Posted By Bmtespar

Glad you finally got this product to market Way.

Glad you finally got this product to market Way.
10-26-2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,979
Posted By Bmtespar

Isopropyl alcohol works great of getting this...

Isopropyl alcohol works great of getting this stuff off. No scrubbing required.
10-17-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,253
Posted By Bmtespar

It's a great little car. The car is so much more...

It's a great little car. The car is so much more fun with the top down. Hopefully you got heated seats and can run around during cool weather.
10-15-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,049,019
Posted By Bmtespar

Looks great. Did you install the control arms as...

Looks great. Did you install the control arms as well when you did it?
10-11-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,692
Posted By Bmtespar

I gained another 1db by spraying the fronts. I...

I gained another 1db by spraying the fronts. I was a little disappointed by the results and think I will dynomat the doors and b pillars now. My numbers thus far are listed below. I took some...
10-09-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,335
Posted By Bmtespar

My car impressed Way of Way Motor Works when he...

My car impressed Way of Way Motor Works when he had it for day. He said he was surprised how well it handled.
10-09-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,692
Posted By Bmtespar

I posted in the "what did you do.....today"...

I posted in the "what did you do.....today" section but I decided to try some rustoleum professional grade undercoating in an aerosol can. I finished the rear wheel wells last night and was impressed...
10-09-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,049,019
Posted By Bmtespar

I sprayed heavy coats since the stuff in an...

I sprayed heavy coats since the stuff in an aerosol can sprays on pretty thin. I used one can per wheel well. I am anxious to get the fronts done now so I can see what the difference will be. It...
10-08-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,049,019
Posted By Bmtespar

Yah! I was able to obtain a 2 db reduction in...

Yah! I was able to obtain a 2 db reduction in noise at both 45 and 65. I definitely could hear more noise coming from the front than the rear. On to the front fender wells!
10-08-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,049,019
Posted By Bmtespar

Today I bought some rustoleum rubber coating...

Today I bought some rustoleum rubber coating spray and sprayed my rear fender wells in an attempt to add more noise isolation. I haven't had time to test drive it yet. Let's hope there is a...
09-29-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,367
Posted By Bmtespar

Looks good! Congrats! The side vents are a lot...

Looks good! Congrats! The side vents are a lot more work. When I am referring to the lower dash, I am referring to the dash trim below the steering wheel just above your knees and on the other side...
09-29-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,420
Posted By Bmtespar

Looks great. I thought about going with matte...

Looks great. I thought about going with matte black but decided the high gloss black would give some different texture to the black interior. After seeing your pics, I may need to rethink this.
09-27-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,865
Posted By Bmtespar

JCW Countryman pricing released

Motortrend had an article this morning about the 2013 MINI lineup and among those featured the 2013 JCW Countryman. Pricing will start at $35,550. Seems like a reasonable price considering the price...
09-25-2012, 08:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,692
Posted By Bmtespar

I was reading a post about using dynomat on r56's...

I was reading a post about using dynomat on r56's and am considering doing the same thing. I'll be sure to post if I do.
09-25-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,133
Posted By Bmtespar

Welcome to the club. I hope you have many more...

Welcome to the club. I hope you have many more weeks of trouble-free driving!
09-25-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,357
Posted By Bmtespar

Looks great! I am curious as well as to how long...

Looks great! I am curious as well as to how long they say this will last. I would be concerned about how long the roof will hold up.
09-24-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,049,019
Posted By Bmtespar

Here's the other one.

Here's the other one.
09-24-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,049,019
Posted By Bmtespar

Gave mine and my partner's a bath yesterday and...

Gave mine and my partner's a bath yesterday and today. Having two Minis is hard work!
09-23-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,769
Posted By Bmtespar

I will politely disagree. This is the first time...

I will politely disagree. This is the first time JCW has started offering their models with automatics. Seeing how synonymous paddle shifters are with modern performance cars, I would think it will...
09-22-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,769
Posted By Bmtespar

I am the guy who installed and posted the how to...

I am the guy who installed and posted the how to on the installation. You can move over the controls to the new steering wheel. The current steering wheel will not work with the shift paddles. In...
09-19-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,367
Posted By Bmtespar

The hazard button is attached to the trim. There...

The hazard button is attached to the trim. There is a short bit of wiring so be careful not to pull out to hard. Remember, slow and deliberate pulling all around the trim. Once you remove the trim...
09-19-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,367
Posted By Bmtespar

The speedo trim does not have any screws. Just...

The speedo trim does not have any screws. Just clips. Try pulling straight toward you at a 10 and 2 position. That should release the larger clips which are tighter. The outer vent trim pieces (near...
09-19-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,367
Posted By Bmtespar

You may want to try straying at the point were...

You may want to try straying at the point were the air vent connects to the lower side of the speedo trim. Use your fingers to slowly but deliberately pull the trim toward you. Once a piece pops up,...
09-18-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,367
Posted By Bmtespar

I agree about the color of grey Minu choose to...

I agree about the color of grey Minu choose to put in our cars. I don't have any carbon fiber in my interior. The lateral side pieces on my dash are from the factory. It includes checker pieces there...
09-17-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,692
Posted By Bmtespar

Picking the right tire to replace the run flats...

Picking the right tire to replace the run flats with can make a world of difference in road noise. I couldn't believe how much quieter mine was after dumping the 18" run flats.
09-17-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,009
Posted By Bmtespar

It's not the horn that makes the sound it is a...

It's not the horn that makes the sound it is a siren that actually makes a "beep" sound and if the alarm goes off the siren screeches rather than the horn bellowing.
09-15-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,049,019
Posted By Bmtespar

Install was easy. Took about 30 minutes. I just...

Install was easy. Took about 30 minutes. I just completed a how to and submitted the pdf with step by step instructions and pictures. I guess the guide will be posted once the moderator approves it.
09-15-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,049,019
Posted By Bmtespar

I got it on Ebay for $299. A guy got it for his...

I got it on Ebay for $299. A guy got it for his car and never installed it. The wheel is brand new as far as I could tell and really does feel great. Very happy with it.
Forum: How To
09-15-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,290
Posted By Bmtespar

JCW Steering Wheel Installation

Greetings. This is a pretty easy install but there where some things I felt were omitted from various other posts of other people installing this steering wheel. I have made a pdf complete with...
09-15-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,049,019
Posted By Bmtespar

Installed my JCW Alcantara steering wheel....

Installed my JCW Alcantara steering wheel. Working on a how to for the "How To" section. It feels awesome in your hand.
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09-10-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,208
Posted By Bmtespar

I picked these up at Way's shop since I live a...

I picked these up at Way's shop since I live a few miles from him and had them install them while I was there. I have a manual transmission and haven't noticed any vibration at all. The car justs...
09-10-2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,134
Posted By Bmtespar

Motor Trend's First Drive of 2013 JCW Countryman

Interesting article. They had all good things to say about the power, delivery, comfort and the clutch.
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09-05-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,287
Posted By Bmtespar

Pictures really don't do the car justice. It is...

Pictures really don't do the car justice. It is such a dazzling color when the sun is shining on it. It looks like a bass boat! :lol:
09-05-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,287
Posted By Bmtespar

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09-04-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,249
Posted By Bmtespar

Someone did the same thing to my partner's car...

Someone did the same thing to my partner's car just yesterday. luckily, it cleaned off very easily with quick detailer. It is so hard for me to understand why people can be such losers.
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