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Forum: JCW Garage
Today, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By normtrum

Well keep in mind this is just 1 guy telling me...

Well keep in mind this is just 1 guy telling me all this. yes he is a SA, but it could very well start in December of '19. All we are pretty much doing is speculating. My SA pal has changed things...
Forum: JCW Garage
Yesterday, 10:56 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 21,299
Posted By normtrum

Ya I can't really disagree with pretty much...

Ya I can't really disagree with pretty much everything you're saying! Not that I was looking for anything in the first place. Like I mentioned earlier they seem to be cutting pretty much everything...
Yesterday, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By normtrum

Wow. Ok it was certainly not my intent to upset...

Wow. Ok it was certainly not my intent to upset you. I just made the wrong assumption. And of course I would want to sit in a f57 to see if I can actually fit. But if you recall from my post...
Forum: JCW Garage
Yesterday, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By normtrum

For what it's worth I was told by my SA, who is...

For what it's worth I was told by my SA, who is also a good friend of mine, that the GP3 is a true 2020 build. So when I last stopped by....which I think was about 3 weeks ago, he told me that the...
Forum: JCW Garage
06-13-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,085
Posted By normtrum

Yep! That's the look I am going for! I can't...

Yep! That's the look I am going for! I can't tell, but did you have you lower side trim done as well? It kind of looks like you did. I am actually going to have those side trims painted chili...
Forum: JCW Garage
06-13-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,958
Posted By normtrum

Very cool video! Thanks for sharing that. I...

Very cool video! Thanks for sharing that. I will admit that the GT3 is one of my "dream cars". All I need is a quick Powerball win and I would head straight to the Porsche dealership.
Forum: JCW Garage
06-13-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,958
Posted By normtrum

That happens to be exactly what I run. Switched...

That happens to be exactly what I run. Switched out my run flats while taking delivery as well.
Forum: JCW Garage
06-06-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,958
Posted By normtrum

This has been a really good thread! I've enjoyed...

This has been a really good thread! I've enjoyed comparing my car, to the original poster's car...since we are the same. Stock that is. So as you can see by my sig I too have a "16 JCW. The first...
Forum: JCW Garage
06-03-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,085
Posted By normtrum

That's what I thought. Makes total sense. Like I...

That's what I thought. Makes total sense. Like I mentioned in an earlier post, I've got a "paint guy" that does the same thing. It looks great when they do that! I'm surprised that more Mini owners...
Forum: JCW Garage
06-02-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 21,299
Posted By normtrum

You are 100% correct, and I understand it. It...

You are 100% correct, and I understand it. It just seems like they're dropping too much from the original concept. Too much to make me justify going for the GP3. I'm probably at the point where...
Forum: JCW Garage
06-02-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,085
Posted By normtrum

Ok so here is another question. When you look at...

Ok so here is another question. When you look at the hundreds of pics showing all the different Duell body parts, one thing I've noticed is pretty much every car has body matching wheel well trim. ...
06-02-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By normtrum

Thank you so much for all the great information!...

Thank you so much for all the great information! much appreciated! What an awesome gift for one of your kids! You gave me pretty much all the answers I was looking for. Thanks again!

Mike

Thank...
Forum: JCW Garage
06-01-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,085
Posted By normtrum

No worries at all! I'm in no rush. I'm one of...

No worries at all! I'm in no rush. I'm one of those guys who researches the hell out of stuff before buying.

Mike
Forum: JCW Garage
06-01-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,085
Posted By normtrum

Hi - just a heads up I sent you a PM regarding...

Hi - just a heads up I sent you a PM regarding Duell. Thanks!

Mike
Forum: JCW Garage
06-01-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,414
Posted By normtrum

I am a black car guy ONLY! However I must say...

I am a black car guy ONLY! However I must say that the first pic of this car is freaking amazing! Especially with the black highlights. It is definitely a head turner! I have never seen that...
06-01-2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 661
Posted By normtrum

Wife thinking of switching to F57

Hello to all you "topless" folks out there! So after 5 consecutive Countryman S All4's owned by my wife, she announces this morning that the CM "is too big", and now she wants a convertible. This...
06-01-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 645
Posted By normtrum

Moderators please delete. Thank you.

Moderators please delete. Thank you.
06-01-2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 645
Posted By normtrum

yes I did think about that. Do you think it wise...

yes I did think about that. Do you think it wise to delete? I don't want to create any trouble.
06-01-2019, 03:48 PM
Forum: JCW Garage
06-01-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,085
Posted By normtrum

So it sounds like you're talking about that lower...

So it sounds like you're talking about that lower lip that shows up in the pic that I posted. I actually really like that lip....I'm just concerned about that for myself because I have so many speed...
Forum: JCW Garage
06-01-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,085
Posted By normtrum

If you don't mind me asking.....what did you end...

If you don't mind me asking.....what did you end up buying? Like I mentioned earlier I want the vented hood, their rear wing, stipe kits for the sides (also available from other places), and logos...
Forum: JCW Garage
06-01-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 21,299
Posted By normtrum

With everything that seems to being dropped, or...

With everything that seems to being dropped, or changed by Mini due to their latest spy shots that have been posted here, I think they've taken too much away from the video from the original...
Forum: JCW Garage
05-28-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,314
Posted By normtrum

I would also recommend the Forge. Perfect fit...

I would also recommend the Forge. Perfect fit with my '16 JCW. Less important to most, but important to me is the fact that it's black. With my Midnight Black color and my efforts to "blackout" my...
Forum: JCW Garage
05-28-2019, 11:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,085
Posted By normtrum

I will go online and check out what's available. ...

I will go online and check out what's available. Of all my mods... about half of them have come from ECS, I have spent a lot of time on that site. I'll see what they have to offer. Right now I...
Forum: JCW Garage
05-27-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 21,299
Posted By normtrum

Someone asked earlier when the expected build...

Someone asked earlier when the expected build period will start. I was told by my SA that this is a "true 2020 build". So he is saying January or February of 2020. Not December of 2019 like it was...
Forum: JCW Garage
05-27-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,299
Posted By normtrum

Oh ya man I am totally missing a few cogs! I've...

Oh ya man I am totally missing a few cogs! I've stated on many threads that I know very little about what goes on under the hood. I'm an idiot! The only things I do very well is drive, and detail....
Forum: JCW Garage
05-27-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,085
Posted By normtrum

Good to know! Thank you!

Good to know! Thank you!
Forum: JCW Garage
05-27-2019, 05:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,085
Posted By normtrum

Thanks a ton! I feel kind of stupid now LOL! ...

Thanks a ton! I feel kind of stupid now LOL! Have they carried Duell AG for very long?
Forum: JCW Garage
05-27-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,299
Posted By normtrum

Well the only reason I know my top speeds/gear is...

Well the only reason I know my top speeds/gear is because I was actually charting them. Again I am not an expert by any means when it comes to anything under the hood. The reason I was "charting"...
Forum: JCW Garage
05-27-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,299
Posted By normtrum

I actually really don't know, but isn't that the...

I actually really don't know, but isn't that the goal of any tune? With a large increase in HP and torque aren't you supposed to get increased speed as you move through the gears? I'm not trying to...
Forum: JCW Garage
05-27-2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,185
Posted By normtrum

My wife is considering the Countryman. Although...

My wife is considering the Countryman. Although I'm not sure why. She's on her 5th Mini. She did 100% of the build on this last one.....2017 COMPLETELY loaded. Plus she rarely drives in Sport...
Forum: JCW Garage
05-27-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,299
Posted By normtrum

I'm not trying to hijack this thread, but I'm...

I'm not trying to hijack this thread, but I'm curious about top speeds per gear with the Elite tune. Specifically in 3rd gear. The reason I ask is because I just finished up last month with my RPM...
Forum: JCW Garage
05-27-2019, 03:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,085
Posted By normtrum

Need help finding Duell AG ordering website

Hi gang - ok...so I have been going around and around in circles trying to find a site to get pricing, and ultimately purchase some body parts from Duell AG. So I can easily find their "gallery"...
Forum: JCW Garage
05-04-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,932
Posted By normtrum

UPDATE!!! Ok so I haven’t posted anything on this...

UPDATE!!! Ok so I haven’t posted anything on this thread for awhile....been recovering from my second shoulder surgery. But I am back driving my ass kicking JCW, and having some fun!

So the...
Forum: JCW Garage
04-19-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 850
Posted By normtrum

I might have missed this somewhere, but has...

I might have missed this somewhere, but has anyone heard/read anything about what the GP3 top speed might be? And of course I’m talking about a GP3 with a “governor delete”.
Forum: JCW Garage
03-01-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 21,299
Posted By normtrum

That was a very cool video! Thanks for sharing...

That was a very cool video! Thanks for sharing it. So am I seeing things, or did that guys f56 have a roll cage? Or maybe some sort of a “partial” roll cage? I’ll tell ya what it did show, and that...
Forum: JCW Garage
02-25-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 21,299
Posted By normtrum

I absolutely LOVE the E30 M3!! I found one at a...

I absolutely LOVE the E30 M3!! I found one at a local Seattle dealership maybe 5 years ago, and based on their internet pics, I was absolutely expecting to buy it. However once I saw it in person,...
Forum: JCW Garage
02-24-2019, 06:04 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 21,299
Posted By normtrum

Thank you for the feedback! This really wasn’t a...

Thank you for the feedback! This really wasn’t a consideration for me up until just a few days ago. Like I mentioned earlier I am a loyal Mini owner, my wife is on her 5th, I’m on my first JCW, and I...
Forum: JCW Garage
02-23-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 21,299
Posted By normtrum

Wow! 400hp. 0-60: 4.0. Minimal “packages” to...

Wow! 400hp. 0-60: 4.0. Minimal “packages” to worry about. Love the wheels (19” black spoke upgrade). My build before taxes was ~ $61,000. Definitely something to think about if they change too much...
Forum: JCW Garage
02-23-2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 21,299
Posted By normtrum

i will check that out. Thank you! I like the M2....

i will check that out. Thank you! I like the M2. At least the body style. I have not driven one however.
Forum: JCW Garage
02-23-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 21,299
Posted By normtrum

Ok so I just got home after going for a ride with...

Ok so I just got home after going for a ride with my Mini SA at my local dealership. He’s got a gen 2 f56, and just switched out his oem turbo to that 400 hp monster. So this guy has been a friend of...
Forum: JCW Garage
02-03-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,932
Posted By normtrum

Very cool pics! I have not seen these. Thanks...

Very cool pics! I have not seen these. Thanks for posting them!
Forum: JCW Garage
01-24-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 539
Posted By normtrum

Correct. They have tape already attached to the...

Correct. They have tape already attached to the handle, so you simply get them in place after removing the covers on the tape, then just kind kind of squeeze them onto the handle. I’ve already done...
Forum: JCW Garage
01-24-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 539
Posted By normtrum

New “in stock” door handle covers

Hi gang - I just wanted to give a shoutout for Way! They currently have in stock their black glossy door handle covers, even for Comfort Access. In fact...they’re on sale! I just ordered a set for...
Forum: JCW Garage
01-24-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,932
Posted By normtrum

l could not agree with you more! It is...

l could not agree with you more! It is definitely supposed to look “mean”, and right now if no changes are made, that’s going to be smoking! What the hell who need back seats? And who needs music!...
Forum: JCW Garage
01-24-2019, 12:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,932
Posted By normtrum

Ya wouldn’t that be cool! So the thing is that...

Ya wouldn’t that be cool! So the thing is that Mini has 4 major things going on. The Countryman JCW will be getting that 300+ hp engine, same thing for the Clubman JCW, they have their electric car...
01-23-2019, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1,538
Views: 160,224
Posted By normtrum

As you can see in my sig, I have a ‘16 f56 JCW. ...

As you can see in my sig, I have a ‘16 f56 JCW. I did my own build, and selected Midnight Black for the body, and Chile Red for the top. I really wish I would have made the whole car black. It still...
Forum: JCW Garage
01-23-2019, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,326
Posted By normtrum

Thank you for starting this thread! Great...

Thank you for starting this thread! Great question! Mine is a 2016 JCW, and I have totally been under utilizing my HUD!



Thanks a lot for posting those directions! That was extremely helpful!
Forum: JCW Garage
01-23-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,932
Posted By normtrum

LMAO!! I can tell you that after talking with my...

LMAO!! I can tell you that after talking with my SA (are they still called SA’s?), that the new GP is going to be just over 300 hp, regardless of what the articles are saying. Again this is info that...
Forum: JCW Garage
01-21-2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,932
Posted By normtrum

First in line for 2020 JCW GP!

Good day to all - well, I’m sure most everybody by now has seen the Road and Track article on the 2020 JCW GP. I have a link below in case you haven’t. So I popped in to see my buddy/SA on Saturday...
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