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07-28-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By WC50 408

Thanks Zip I read your posts and with this car...

Thanks Zip I read your posts and with this car being babied andsuch low miles I hope it is something simple. Could it be something in the DSC module, doesn't it retard timing to reduce power and...
07-28-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 956
Posted By WC50 408

It is the Service Engine Soon light that is on.

It is the Service Engine Soon light that is on.
07-28-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 956
Posted By WC50 408

DSC light runs rough

2006 GP with 12,800 miles, driving along no problem went into a right hand turn at less than 35 half way throught the corner started to accel out of corner and DSC, check eng light came on and eng...
Forum: GP Talk
08-06-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,991
Posted By WC50 408

Having my mech at Mini do the install, need to...

Having my mech at Mini do the install, need to initalize the steering angle then code the cruise, radio controls and phone button about 1 1/2 hours to do work. Should have in in this next week and...
Forum: GP Talk
07-27-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,991
Posted By WC50 408

Yes I use mine as a DD, changed out the tires to...

Yes I use mine as a DD, changed out the tires to Mich. PSS in 215/45/17 and the ride is better. Still stiff ride but not bad for the roads around DFW. Miss the multifunction Steering wheel but...
Forum: GP Talk
07-27-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,052
Posted By WC50 408

Yes it looks to be bubbling but has not gotten...

Yes it looks to be bubbling but has not gotten any worse and maybe even flatten out a bit.
Forum: GP Talk
07-23-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,052
Posted By WC50 408

I had the same issue with the rubber seal on rear...

I had the same issue with the rubber seal on rear window but I could see it was imporperly installed. The other issue which is more critical is I have paint seperating from metal about two inches...
Forum: GP Talk
07-18-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 106,681
Posted By WC50 408

Just picked up 0479 what a blast to drive. Cheers

Just picked up 0479 what a blast to drive. Cheers
Forum: GP Talk
07-14-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,973
Posted By WC50 408

The invoice as told to me by a Mini dealership...

The invoice as told to me by a Mini dealership Gen Mgr is 36,892 and some odd cents. Hope this helps. Cheers
05-22-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,655
Posted By WC50 408

The paint code is GN 18 for the JCW WC50

The paint code is GN 18 for the JCW WC50
Forum: JCW Garage
04-29-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,703
Posted By WC50 408

First that is a great price, the kit does include...

First that is a great price, the kit does include frt and rr sway bars, shocks/struts, and 4 new springs? If so this is a great price.
Ok on to the other part I add the JCW suspension to my 2010...
04-16-2011, 12:31 AM
Replies: 605
Views: 102,103
Posted By WC50 408

Fantastic plates, love em. Cheers

Fantastic plates, love em. Cheers
Forum: JCW Garage
04-04-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,503
Posted By WC50 408

Use the highest grade you can, no less than 91. ...

Use the highest grade you can, no less than 91. Reason for this is should you have any problems with your Mini, you won't give them an excuse to refuse warranty work. Look at it another way 20...
Forum: JCW Garage
03-02-2011, 02:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,671
Posted By WC50 408

NO NO NO they will not fit, as I owned a GP and a...

NO NO NO they will not fit, as I owned a GP and a 09 and 2010 JCW at the same time I did try to swap the GP wheels over the the JCW and the wheel hits the caliper. You would need a 5mm spacer to fit...
Forum: JCW Garage
12-30-2010, 07:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,890
Posted By WC50 408

I just put the JCW suspension on my 2010 WC50 and...

I just put the JCW suspension on my 2010 WC50 and love it. Not only did it tighten up the car to where it feels just like my GP but also the torque steer is completely eliminated. I know there are...
12-14-2010, 11:10 PM
Replies: 605
Views: 102,103
Posted By WC50 408

Update

Hey all you WC50 owners..well I've added the JCW suspension, wow what a difference. The car feels tight and controled, identical to my GP. Also the torque steer has completely gone. Also installed...
11-07-2010, 01:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,850
Posted By WC50 408

Should not be a problem as I had 215/40/18 on my...

Should not be a problem as I had 215/40/18 on my GP and never had any issues.
10-23-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 605
Views: 102,103
Posted By WC50 408

Looks great, are those yellows lenses or yellow...

Looks great, are those yellows lenses or yellow tint/vinyl?
10-16-2010, 11:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,622
Posted By WC50 408

Great looking install. always liked those gauges

Great looking install. always liked those gauges
Forum: JCW Garage
09-29-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,158
Posted By WC50 408

Congrats, so what number did you get? I have...

Congrats, so what number did you get? I have number 401. Also check 2nd Gen JCW there is a thread where we are listing our numbers and where we are. Again congrats and enjoy. Cheers Gman
09-28-2010, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,482
Posted By WC50 408

the WC 50 is my daily driver, it is fast, has all...

the WC 50 is my daily driver, it is fast, has all the amenities and more brakes than you need, BUT the GP is by far the better car. It, the GP, feels more solid, steering is tight and you feel the...
09-27-2010, 09:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,482
Posted By WC50 408

The heat sheild takes 5 min to install. Take out...

The heat sheild takes 5 min to install. Take out 2 bolts that hold the heat sheild around the turbo then place the M7 sheild on top and screw in two supplied bolts. Thats it.
09-27-2010, 04:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 809
Posted By WC50 408

Shifter Feel

Have a 2010 JCW and the shifter seems loose/sloppy as compared to my GP. Is there a way to tighten up the shifter especially in the neutral gate very loose? Thanks for all input.
09-03-2010, 08:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,468
Posted By WC50 408

So. did you get a new Mini or are they repairing...

So. did you get a new Mini or are they repairing again and giving you additional warranty
Forum: JCW Garage
09-02-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,146
Posted By WC50 408

The torque for the strut bolts is approx 26 ft...

The torque for the strut bolts is approx 26 ft lbs use the same for the cross brace should be sufficent.
08-18-2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,179
Posted By WC50 408

It is continuous, louder when cold but still...

It is continuous, louder when cold but still there all the time. I think some of the "heat shield" vibration noise is actually resonance of the exhaust system. The other noise is coming from lower...
08-16-2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 605
Views: 102,103
Posted By WC50 408

WOW, so sorry to hear that. Hope all is repaired...

WOW, so sorry to hear that. Hope all is repaired and you have no paint match issues.
08-15-2010, 07:39 AM
Replies: 605
Views: 102,103
Posted By WC50 408

Hey all crawled under to install a torque arm...

Hey all crawled under to install a torque arm insert today and noticed there is no under body plastic panels. There is a small panel on passenger side that seems to protect electrical connection on...
08-15-2010, 07:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,179
Posted By WC50 408

Installed a NM engine torque arm insert today and...

Installed a NM engine torque arm insert today and not difference. Any thoughts?
08-13-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,179
Posted By WC50 408

2010 JCW Engine noise

Have a 2010 JCW WC50 after about 1000 miles I get a very ticking noise, seems to be from right(passenger) side of engine. I hear it when it reflects off a fence etc driving or at rest. Loudest above...
08-05-2010, 06:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,321
Posted By WC50 408

The only thing you need to do is ensure you do...

The only thing you need to do is ensure you do not turn the key on while the seats are unplugged. If power is applied while the seats are unplugged the system will see a open circuit and the air bag...
Forum: JCW Garage
07-29-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,521
Posted By WC50 408

I just built that car on the Mini USA site and...

I just built that car on the Mini USA site and not knowing if it has convenience pkg, which would add 1500, it MSRP's at just a little over 43,000. So being used an ok price for it would be around...
Forum: JCW Garage
07-28-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Posted By WC50 408

Where are you located? If in the US there were no...

Where are you located? If in the US there were no 2008 JCW models. So if in the US then it has the JCW upgrade, that being said the price is pretty good depending on the condition. OK just read he...
07-24-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 605
Views: 102,103
Posted By WC50 408

Hey all just got WC 50 #401 home. 2365 miles and...

Hey all just got WC 50 #401 home. 2365 miles and in the garage. Dealer installed clear bra which saved the front on the trip home. Got it at Northwest Mini in Tacoma Wa., big thanks to Rocky and...
07-03-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 605
Views: 102,103
Posted By WC50 408

Congrats Vince.

Congrats Vince.
07-03-2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 605
Views: 102,103
Posted By WC50 408

IMHO these WC50's look awesome.

IMHO these WC50's look awesome.
Forum: 1st Gear
07-01-2010, 09:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,028
Posted By WC50 408

MINI USA OL updated so my JCW should arrive at...

MINI USA OL updated so my JCW should arrive at dealer today!!!! Keep your fingers crossed.
06-30-2010, 01:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,573
Posted By WC50 408

That sounds like the best solution. As far as...

That sounds like the best solution. As far as the reason they want you to buy before the 30th, they couldn't care less what finance rate you get, they're just worried about the sales numbers for the...
06-29-2010, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 676
Posted By WC50 408

I edited while you were writing, lol. In the...

I edited while you were writing, lol. In the front just turn wheels to on side.
06-29-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,420
Posted By WC50 408

Awesome performance mods, looks very good. How...

Awesome performance mods, looks very good. How are the brakes working now with new rotors, pads and cooling ducts opened?
06-29-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 676
Posted By WC50 408

The springs will be red. Just turn the wheels to...

The springs will be red. Just turn the wheels to one side or the other and view the front springs.
06-28-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,186
Posted By WC50 408

It looks good but the black looks better. IMHO

It looks good but the black looks better. IMHO
06-28-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,573
Posted By WC50 408

First they don't bake the cars, on the conveyer...

First they don't bake the cars, on the conveyer there are heat lamps but that is it. They are willing to replace the hood and the paint is so new matching will be no problem. If this Mini has...
Forum: 1st Gear
06-28-2010, 06:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,028
Posted By WC50 408

Thanks Mini Family, great looking "vert" what...

Thanks Mini Family, great looking "vert" what color is the roof fabric?
Forum: JCW Garage
06-27-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,071
Posted By WC50 408

If you check with your local Mini parts...

If you check with your local Mini parts department they may be able to supply a certificate for you. When you talk to them have your JCW kit number available, it is on the JCW sticker/placque on the...
Forum: 1st Gear
06-27-2010, 10:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,028
Posted By WC50 408

Well Mini OL updated my order and said it was at...

Well Mini OL updated my order and said it was at the VDC and should be at the dealer on July 4th, yea right, lol. I'll hope for the 2nd but realistically plan on the 5th. The wait is almost over. ...
Forum: 1st Gear
06-25-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,028
Posted By WC50 408

Congrats, now get out there this weekend and put...

Congrats, now get out there this weekend and put so smiles on.
06-25-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,215
Posted By WC50 408

Like you I had read where the rear diffuser would...

Like you I had read where the rear diffuser would be part of the 2011 JCW aero pkg. So I went ahead and ordered the 2010.
Forum: 1st Gear
06-23-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,028
Posted By WC50 408

I checked today and due to inefficient ground...

I checked today and due to inefficient ground transport should take about 9 days from now to arrive in Texas. :(
Forum: 1st Gear
06-23-2010, 07:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,028
Posted By WC50 408

woo hoo, the Bosporus Highway is now moored at...

woo hoo, the Bosporus Highway is now moored at the docks in Brunswick and my new JCW is finally on terra firma USA.
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