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05-03-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By GBMINI

iPad and MINI Connected works then, good!

iPad and MINI Connected works then, good!
04-16-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 882
Posted By GBMINI

You Should do it a few weeks earlier, with loads...

You Should do it a few weeks earlier, with loads of MINIs, on MINI Takes The States!
03-13-2012, 04:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,749
Posted By GBMINI

Yes original covers fit. I got adapters from...

Yes original covers fit. I got adapters from NewMINIstuff.com but I think they are quite common
Forum: 1st Gear
02-26-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,306
Posted By GBMINI

http://gpmini.net/wp/introduction/ Maybe get in...

http://gpmini.net/wp/introduction/
Maybe get in contact for me to update the list ...
02-13-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,039
Posted By GBMINI

Remember, realoem is your friend ... ...

Remember, realoem is your friend ...
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/select.do
Enter last seven of your VIN in "serial number".

Searching for 51111504252 gave me:...
Forum: 1st Gear
02-12-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 677
Posted By GBMINI

Congrats GP LUU! Maybe you could get in contact...

Congrats GP LUU!
Maybe you could get in contact with me to ok updating the owners list ...
http://gpmini.net/wp/introduction/
Forum: JCW Garage
02-04-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,081
Posted By GBMINI

When I did JCW back in January 2004...

When I did JCW back in January 2004 (http://www.gbmini.net/wp/jcw_upgrade/) I paid about that ... I know eventually the few kits remaining were significantly price reduced. I think you are being...
02-01-2012, 03:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,749
Posted By GBMINI

I had someone put 6" drivers in a MINI, long ago:...

I had someone put 6" drivers in a MINI, long ago:
http://www.gbmini.net/wp/2005/06/jamie_perkins_the_car_audio_specialist/

Might be possible to squeeze 8" there, but it would be very tight.
01-31-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By GBMINI

No, the original (non HK) car wiring delivers HU...

No, the original (non HK) car wiring delivers HU power.

If 15 was missing you'd get problems at the HU, no display maybe, even before worrying about the amplifier. Still, fixed is all that matters...
01-31-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By GBMINI

Great! Though still no idea what the original...

Great! Though still no idea what the original problem was for you.
01-31-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By GBMINI

Press the mode? music? button repeatedly. The one...

Press the mode? music? button repeatedly. The one that gives you BASS, TREBLE, etc.
Look to see if there's a MINI H/K setting or similar - if you see it, you have H/K.

There's also different...
01-31-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By GBMINI

First of all. Pin 9 is NOT the battery supply! ...

First of all. Pin 9 is NOT the battery supply!
http://www.mini2.com/galleries/data/780/stereo_hu_pinout.jpg

Pin 9 is the iBus and connecting 12V direct to it is a bad idea. I have no idea how you...
01-01-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 876
Posted By GBMINI

How many unique features can be removed, before...

How many unique features can be removed, before it's not a GP any more?
12-21-2011, 06:52 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 31,993
Posted By GBMINI

GP0220 gets around! Delivered at Monterey, CA ......

GP0220 gets around! Delivered at Monterey, CA ... originally in NH ... now in TX!

Mind you, GP0154 did Monterey, to NY, to TX, to NY, to CA and now I think to AZ - but all with the same owner!
Forum: Electrical
12-11-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,210
Posted By GBMINI

And now we see how confusing search must be for...

And now we see how confusing search must be for folks ;)
Forum: Electrical
12-11-2011, 06:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,210
Posted By GBMINI

That thread is for second gen MINIs - which...

That thread is for second gen MINIs - which definitely are more unhappy with removing their radio! First gen don't care.
Forum: Electrical
12-11-2011, 06:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,210
Posted By GBMINI

This is true, sadly. My cars have no factory...

This is true, sadly.

My cars have no factory radio and the car is fine without it - but whenever MINI connects to the car, their computer throws an error. I've seen them have to temporarily hook...
12-10-2011, 05:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,104
Posted By GBMINI

Interesting! So the early GPs missed out a bit! ;)

Interesting! So the early GPs missed out a bit! ;)
12-09-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,104
Posted By GBMINI

Still unsure about this. The Monterey delivery...

Still unsure about this. The Monterey delivery GPs had normal black cases. I do have a silver case given to me, but not from a delivered GP.
12-09-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,104
Posted By GBMINI

The manual was standard but there was a GP...

The manual was standard but there was a GP supplement too, which you can see here:
http://gpmini.net/wp/2006/05/gp_owners_manual_online/
12-09-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,104
Posted By GBMINI

I think that only the Monterey deliveries...

I think that only the Monterey deliveries received a free wash bucket, though it was available for purchase at dealerships for a while
12-06-2011, 02:23 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 31,993
Posted By GBMINI

Dean, hi! Still got GP0216? Remember this: ...

Dean, hi! Still got GP0216? Remember this:
http://www.gpmini.net/albums/2006general/IMG_0567.sized.jpg



Lots of GP Monterey delivery pictures here:...
11-27-2011, 04:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,656
Posted By GBMINI

Yes

Yes
11-22-2011, 03:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,104
Posted By GBMINI

Congratulations! Maybe let me know the details to...

Congratulations! Maybe let me know the details to update the owners list ...
http://gpmini.net/wp/introduction/
11-22-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 31,993
Posted By GBMINI

Nice idea on the shark fin - look forward to...

Nice idea on the shark fin - look forward to hearing how well it installs and works
11-20-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By GBMINI

Very interested :)

Very interested :)
11-19-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,074
Posted By GBMINI

Nice

Nice
11-16-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,656
Posted By GBMINI

Installed in GP0203 since late 2006. All the...

Installed in GP0203 since late 2006. All the wiring is present. You have to replace the switch panel, and enable the function in the electronics....
11-16-2011, 11:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,074
Posted By GBMINI

GP0658 $28K seems too high to me, many GPs...

GP0658

$28K seems too high to me, many GPs are selling now in the low $20Ks, sometimes lower still with high mileage.
11-13-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,104
Posted By GBMINI

Interesting comment. Some owners, like me,...

Interesting comment.

Some owners, like me, regularly enjoyed their GP - I've driven coast to coast twice during MINI Takes The States with her, and uncounted numbers of other MINI drives (Blue...
11-10-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,104
Posted By GBMINI

There's a lot of people know my GP ;)

There's a lot of people know my GP ;)
11-10-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,104
Posted By GBMINI

Good reminder on the jack blocks!

Good reminder on the jack blocks!
11-09-2011, 08:31 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,104
Posted By GBMINI

Also on GPMINI.net is scans of the original...

Also on GPMINI.net is scans of the original dealership brochure, and the window sticker from my GP. You can find links to both, as well as loads of other information, at the intro page:...
11-06-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,417
Posted By GBMINI

Congrats! Shall I add you to the owners list? ...

Congrats!
Shall I add you to the owners list?
http://gpmini.net/wp/introduction/
Forum: 1st Gear
10-25-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 811
Posted By GBMINI

Huge differences! The engine changed totally....

Huge differences!
The engine changed totally. The older 2006 engine sounds nicer with supercharger but the newer engines have better economy.
Lots of other differences, headlights, rear window...
10-22-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 421
Posted By GBMINI

Talk to Greasys Garage ... ...

Talk to Greasys Garage ...
http://www.greasysgarage.com/main/
09-29-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,715
Posted By GBMINI

So if you have cold winters, you can't also enjoy...

So if you have cold winters, you can't also enjoy music?! Another (unsuccessful) MC40 perhaps?
09-21-2011, 05:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,333
Posted By GBMINI

GP has JCW pulley which is a bit less than 15%....

GP has JCW pulley which is a bit less than 15%. One quick Google search suggests 13.5% but I don't know for certain.
09-07-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 673
Posted By GBMINI

My last GP0203 tires were Pirelli (runflat),...

My last GP0203 tires were Pirelli (runflat), because Dunlop has abandoned that size - but the Pirelli is identical size; seems better grip too.
09-04-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,333
Posted By GBMINI

Congratulations! And the owners page is updated...

Congratulations! And the owners page is updated ...
http://gpmini.net/wp/introduction/
Forum: 1st Gear
09-01-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,851
Posted By GBMINI

"Frank Stephenson" - involved in design of...

"Frank Stephenson" - involved in design of both!
09-01-2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,036
Posted By GBMINI

You left the e-brake up while driving? Your...

You left the e-brake up while driving?
Your clutch is slipping?
08-28-2011, 07:18 AM
08-27-2011, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 910
Posted By GBMINI

We'll have to set up a swap group, for folks...

We'll have to set up a swap group, for folks wanting the original matt finish, to exchange with the best wheels of those wanting the new finish!
08-26-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 665
Posted By GBMINI

Hold the key near ignition slot - but don't...

Hold the key near ignition slot - but don't insert - with driver door open. Does the "key left in" ring sound occur?
If not, the key is not communicating with the car, and then the engine stays...
08-26-2011, 06:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,876
Posted By GBMINI

There's probably no synchromesh in to first gear...

There's probably no synchromesh in to first gear - by design it expects to be used only from standing
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manual_transmission#Synchromesh
08-17-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 759
Posted By GBMINI

I did a search on realoem.com and came up with...

I did a search on realoem.com and came up with this part number:
82110421606

Google suggests it can be purchased from a few places.
08-17-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 759
Posted By GBMINI

You might find someone with one on the GP owners...

You might find someone with one on the GP owners forum ...
http://www.gpmini.net/forum/

(if you are signed up, there)


I have one, but I've used it and might again, if GP0203 stays up North...
08-08-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 34,447
Posted By GBMINI

Manual just shifts at any time! Auto ... how...

Manual just shifts at any time!

Auto ... how about don't put it in park to start with! Just put in neutral and turn off. Use hand brake to stop it moving.
Forum: Electrical
07-19-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,261
Posted By GBMINI

Good. Possible wheel speed sensor issue;...

Good.
Possible wheel speed sensor issue; driving a bit would reset that problem.
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