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08-09-2017, 01:28 PM
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Posted By Flamewinger

Intake

Would like to know if I can use forge intake hose along with AEM cold air intake system on 2013 Mini R56S
06-17-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,096
Posted By Flamewinger

I jast had the Redlinegoods shift/e-brake boots...

I jast had the Redlinegoods shift/e-brake boots installed by dealer. The leather is way thicker than what come on the car. Made it difficult to attach the base of the boots to the clips under the...
06-17-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 919
Posted By Flamewinger

Redlinegoods shift/e-brake boots recommendation

I just got home from having the dealer install the shift and e-break boots from Redlinegoods. They told me that the leather is thicker than what was on my 2013 R56. They told me it made it more...
05-19-2016, 09:53 PM
Replies: 11,081
Views: 3,836,069
Posted By Flamewinger

The Union Jack zipper is on both sides and the...

The Union Jack zipper is on both sides and the mirrors are OEM paint.
05-19-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3,026
Views: 3,237,192
Posted By Flamewinger

My new-to-me cutie. ...

My new-to-me cutie.


https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/1242x1656/80-image_7424fb5c229b911c4122d8ef8d12456a3d62ecf1.jpeg
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05-19-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 11,081
Views: 3,836,069
Posted By Flamewinger

The roof was vinyl wrapped. Thinking of somehow...

The roof was vinyl wrapped. Thinking of somehow Union jacking the spoiler. If that's possible. :-)
05-18-2016, 10:29 PM
Replies: 11,081
Views: 3,836,069
Posted By Flamewinger

My new-to-me 2013 R56. Had a Countryman but now I...

My new-to-me 2013 R56. Had a Countryman but now I have what I really wanted. I no longer need to chauffeur my Mom and friends.

...
07-24-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,604
Posted By Flamewinger

Carstache

For those that have the mustache decorating the front bonnet, hows about a fury one?

http://www.carstache.com
05-08-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 24,899
Posted By Flamewinger

Congratulations. Nice color and we'll probably...

Congratulations. Nice color and we'll probably see more pics when you start modifying it. It's fun.

Susie
2012 Pure Red w/white top.
01-02-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By Flamewinger

Windshield cover

Just wondering if anyone has experience with one of these?
...
12-15-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 20,354
Views: 2,492,032
Posted By Flamewinger

I got a Euro plate and love it! Sent from my...

I got a Euro plate and love it!

Sent from my iPhone using NAMotoring
11-25-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 41,543
Posted By Flamewinger

I did mine about a month ago. One wheel at a...

I did mine about a month ago. One wheel at a time.

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11-11-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,049,019
Posted By Flamewinger

Finally got a picture if the top. 66898 ...

Finally got a picture if the top.

66898

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10-29-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,049,019
Posted By Flamewinger

Hopefully those that are in the line of Sandy...

Hopefully those that are in the line of Sandy will be OK.

On the other hand I did a a bit of painting.

White wheels

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And painted the chrome grills in the rear bumper:
10-14-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,049,019
Posted By Flamewinger

Rotated the tires. Move real license plate to the...

Rotated the tires. Move real license plate to the tow hook spot and added euro plate. I also washed it because it rained and will be sunny again next week.

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10-13-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 967
Posted By Flamewinger

How to put CMS on jacks

I want to rotate the tires. Paint them and them and the calipers and when I tried to lift with floor jack I couldn't see how to place jack stand.

Any ideas ?
Thanks a bunch

Sent from my...
09-23-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 403
Posted By Flamewinger

Front Sun Tinting

I'm looking for a 3-4" tint for the front windshield. To help the sun visors when the sun peaks through and blinds me.

I'm hoping to find a Union Jack version.

Any Ideas?

Thanks
09-19-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 20,354
Views: 2,492,032
Posted By Flamewinger

Arrrrrrrgh! Got this off FB's MiniUSA post. ...

Arrrrrrrgh! Got this off FB's MiniUSA post.

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09-18-2012, 11:21 PM
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,049,019
Posted By Flamewinger

Washed and Carnuba waxed it, and if I'm lucky,...

Washed and Carnuba waxed it, and if I'm lucky, I'll do the wax again next weekend.

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09-11-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 41,543
Posted By Flamewinger

I will get my Plastic-Dip "Kit" tomorrow. 4 cans...

I will get my Plastic-Dip "Kit" tomorrow. 4 cans of color and 4 or clear. $50. I also got a few extra cans just in case.

Can't wait to do it!
09-09-2012, 11:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 41,543
Posted By Flamewinger

Just one question . . . Did you use the...

Just one question . . .

Did you use the plastic-Dip gloss over the white/Black? Or did you just use the color?

I got a "Kit" which has 4 color cans and 4 gloss cans. (I got a few extra just in...
09-07-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,483
Posted By Flamewinger

I got a set of vinyl side stripes with Countryman...

I got a set of vinyl side stripes with Countryman on Ebay.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/150597805830?redirect=mobile#ht_2427wt_1125

http://i290.photobucket.com/albums/ll248/pcwinger/f4e90baa.jpg
09-06-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,435
Posted By Flamewinger

So, Thanks to you guys, I've now learned that I...

So, Thanks to you guys, I've now learned that I have Unidirectional Tires. So, in a few weeks, I'll be swapping front to back. I will be putting the car on 4 jack stands so I can paint the wheels and...
09-05-2012, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,435
Posted By Flamewinger

Tire Rotation Help

Never owned a car and the truck I had sported Pro Comp tires that I couldn't even thing about rotating.

I am capable of rotating the Mini's tires so now I need help on how it's done.

Below is...
09-05-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 20,033
Posted By Flamewinger

I was given a list of 5 Pure Red's on a ship...

I was given a list of 5 Pure Red's on a ship bound for my dealer and I picked one. I waited almost 2 weeks.

No SWAG. Maybe because I wasn't sweating the long wait means I don't get the goodies?
08-28-2012, 11:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,755
Posted By Flamewinger

I like the idea of the jack spacer and I might...

I like the idea of the jack spacer and I might look into the replacement rubber pad but . . .

I was lucky enough to get under my CMS and this is the dealer's jack and the point under the car that...
08-25-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,312
Posted By Flamewinger

Smiling cause I have the 2 WD but Ouch! That's a...

Smiling cause I have the 2 WD but Ouch! That's a pricy flat!
08-24-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 20,033
Posted By Flamewinger

My goodie bag was a prize I won at a raffle when...

My goodie bag was a prize I won at a raffle when there was a Mini Meet-up. 22 Mini's enjoyed a twisty mountain drive then Hot dogs, then the dealer handed out the raffle prizes and I got a...
08-23-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,312
Posted By Flamewinger

That's why I'll either rotate them myself or take...

That's why I'll either rotate them myself or take it to America's Tire.
08-23-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,312
Posted By Flamewinger

Two things . . . My dealer doesn't recommend...

Two things . . .

My dealer doesn't recommend rotating because of the camber wear would be ruined and the only reason to rotate is to get a little bit more tire wear.

The other thing is...
08-23-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,189
Posted By Flamewinger

I had mine in for an oil leak. It was more like a...

I had mine in for an oil leak. It was more like a seep than a leak because there were no drips, just one engine mount was coated with oil and it was caught by the dealer when we had a special dealer...
08-23-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,836
Posted By Flamewinger

I use Waze on my iPhone and it DOES have the...

I use Waze on my iPhone and it DOES have the capability to voice over the radio and I hear any and all warnings and anything else through my radio. There is a setting in Waze to do this. Works great....
08-21-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,120
Posted By Flamewinger

Jack Lift points

OK, I'm confused. Recently I got a look under my car when the Mini Dealer put it up on the lift. I noticed the lift points were just metal tabs, whereas the other Mini's have what looks like rubber...
08-09-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 20,354
Views: 2,492,032
Posted By Flamewinger

Took my CMS in for the recall and oil leak. It...

Took my CMS in for the recall and oil leak. It seems the drain pan has to come out to get to the bad gasket or seal.

Last Saturday we had a Mini Meet as the dealer and they took some of our cars...
07-29-2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,823
Posted By Flamewinger

OK, checked all 3 and the score is 2619

OK, checked all 3 and the score is 2619
Forum: Detailing 101
07-29-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,617
Posted By Flamewinger

Here's someone that might know something about...

Here's someone that might know something about the Mini Trim.

http://www.facebook.com/daoverfield
07-11-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 45,055
Posted By Flamewinger

Here's a problem. I got Mini bonnet/rear hatch...

Here's a problem. I got Mini bonnet/rear hatch stripes. They are white and my local Mini dealer installed them along with a set of side stripes I got from EBay.

Problem is the bonnet stripes are...
06-12-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,667
Posted By Flamewinger

I'm confused. The sidewall says 51 psi. I checked...

I'm confused. The sidewall says 51 psi. I checked and mine are at 35. I've got just over 7K on them and wondering when I'll hear a TPMS warning. (or will I?).

Also when I go hot into a right turn...
06-09-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 663
Posted By Flamewinger

Spotty stripes

The stripes in the front hood have rusty spots. I don't see spots anywhere else. The rear stripes are fine. I tried some polish and it didn't work. I'll try a cleaning polish when it cools down.
...
04-30-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 580
Posted By Flamewinger

I found this to be a god start. ...

I found this to be a god start.

http://www.meetup.com/motoringminis/
04-10-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,315
Posted By Flamewinger

36,380

36,380
04-09-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 54,075
Posted By Flamewinger

I'm thinking that these 3 icons represent the...

I'm thinking that these 3 icons represent the power outlets. There are 3 of them and ther don't seem to be 3 of anything else. Can't find #44 though.

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04-08-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 947
Views: 210,576
Posted By Flamewinger

Congratulations you'll put it in the widow even...

Congratulations you'll put it in the widow even in a rainy day!
04-06-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,679
Posted By Flamewinger

I'm thinking because most of us have customized...

I'm thinking because most of us have customized Mini's ordered from the factory, we buy not lease. I would guess that if you lease one you will get a standard version.
03-30-2012, 02:59 PM
Replies: 853
Views: 64,914
Posted By Flamewinger

I just filled up and the computer told me I had 6...

I just filled up and the computer told me I had 6 miles worth of gas left. I put 10.9 gal in and that calculated to 35 mpg. Commuting 60 miles a day in SF Bay Area traffic.
03-30-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,695
Posted By Flamewinger

Just outta curiosity, was this MPG from the Car's...

Just outta curiosity, was this MPG from the Car's computer or did you calculate the miles by how many gallons of gas? I've noticed the car's computer is a bit off and I get 33-35 mpg if I calculate...
03-28-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,094
Posted By Flamewinger

I used an App called Snap&Sketch to make these. ...

I used an App called Snap&Sketch to make these.

http://i290.photobucket.com/albums/ll248/pcwinger/IMG_0373.jpg
http://i290.photobucket.com/albums/ll248/pcwinger/IMG_0371.jpg
03-28-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 881
Posted By Flamewinger

I think that if it were available to buy and put...

I think that if it were available to buy and put into the boot, there would be more interest. To have to make one is difficult because not all have tools to do it with.

It has given me an idea...
03-27-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 947
Views: 210,576
Posted By Flamewinger

Mr. Mickey got a surprise today. 170643

Mr. Mickey got a surprise today.

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03-20-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6,424
Posted By Flamewinger

I know the wipres are covered under warrenty but...

I know the wipres are covered under warrenty but it's only been 5000 miles and they are already starting to chatter and miss clearing the window. They leave streaks. So, I like RainX and want to use...
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