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09-07-2015, 06:59 AM
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Posted By dustint

Price reduced --- $11,000

Price reduced --- $11,000
04-29-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,124
Posted By dustint

Price reduced ---- $12,000 I need to sell...

Price reduced ---- $12,000

I need to sell this car soon, let's make a deal.
02-11-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,124
Posted By dustint

Price reduced, $13,000

Price reduced, $13,000
01-15-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,124
Posted By dustint

2009 MINI Cooper S Hardtop, full maintenance history

Vehicle has been serviced Global Imports MINI in Atlanta since I bought it. A big plus is the full extended factory maintenance till June 2015. You can buy this and be completely confident it's in...
12-26-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,583
Posted By dustint

You can get a chime module fairly inexpensively....

You can get a chime module fairly inexpensively. It's the functions that are built into the speedometer, trip computer, temp gauges, clock, etc... Those are what you'd lose.

Honestly, I've done...
12-26-2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By dustint

It would be a real shame to take speakers that...

It would be a real shame to take speakers that nice and power them off the factory head unit's 15w amplifier. Make sure you grab the adapter and at least a small amp to power those things. Also,...
11-20-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,988
Posted By dustint

Yup, I went through that in July. I made them...

Yup, I went through that in July. I made them total it. I wasn't going to take it back. No way.
11-20-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,988
Posted By dustint

Man, I wouldn't want a car back that had that...

Man, I wouldn't want a car back that had that type of damage to it. Press them to total it. There's no telling whats happening in the engine. heck, maybe all the oil drained out...
11-20-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,144
Posted By dustint

That's awesome.. I might start doing that too.

That's awesome.. I might start doing that too.
11-19-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,498
Posted By dustint

Lol, you need to go back to physics class man....

Lol, you need to go back to physics class man. RWD \ AWD is where it's at for drag. FWD is trying to put the cart before the horse.
11-14-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,222
Posted By dustint

Oops! I just checked my voicemail, sorry! I'll...

Oops! I just checked my voicemail, sorry! I'll give you a call tomorrow about them.
11-14-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,222
Posted By dustint

Yup, I'd be glad to do that but I believe there's...

Yup, I'd be glad to do that but I believe there's some type of change to the airbag wiring in the seats from your car to mine. It would require some modifications that are beyond my abilities. If you...
11-12-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,406
Posted By dustint

Yup, I'll go with Michelins when the Conti SSRs...

Yup, I'll go with Michelins when the Conti SSRs wear out.
11-12-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,048
Posted By dustint

I'd like to buy a second hand pair to replace...

I'd like to buy a second hand pair to replace the sport leatherette seats. I'm not in love with the look, but I'd take it.
11-12-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By dustint

Man, I'd buy this if it would work on a r56. GL!

Man, I'd buy this if it would work on a r56. GL!
11-09-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 516
Posted By dustint

I'm still looking. I've heard someone wants to...

I'm still looking. I've heard someone wants to sell these.
11-09-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,790
Posted By dustint

Ya, your math reminds me of a politicians. It...

Ya, your math reminds me of a politicians. It sounds good when you hear it. When the calculator comes out, it's a different story. Lol... Posts like this are why I hate the internet sometimes.

No...
11-09-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By dustint

Kirby, Thanks for the quick shipment. The...

Kirby,

Thanks for the quick shipment. The stuff got here today and it looks better than you described. A+
11-07-2012, 06:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 943
Posted By dustint

I bought mine from MINI because I wanted a car...

I bought mine from MINI because I wanted a car that was in good shape. The dealer has been great to work with and the MINI extended warranty and maintenance plan have already paid for themselves. I...
11-04-2012, 03:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,565
Posted By dustint

Glad you're ok. Make sure you get HIDs on your...

Glad you're ok. Make sure you get HIDs on your next one so you can see that stuff!
11-03-2012, 06:08 PM
11-03-2012, 04:40 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,790
Posted By dustint

I'm not in this situation, but I can understand...

I'm not in this situation, but I can understand it. Let's say you want to buy a Mini and you finance it for $300-$700 a month. While it's covered by the warranty, you're only making the payments plus...
11-02-2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,247
Posted By dustint

I'd answer that question, but I don't have time...

I'd answer that question, but I don't have time to confess to a priest after. Or my wife!!
Forum: JCW Garage
11-02-2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,801
Posted By dustint

http://bit.ly/SgJpBX Here's a link... All in...

http://bit.ly/SgJpBX

Here's a link... All in good humor folks...
11-02-2012, 04:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By dustint

Have you adjusted the input volume? That could...

Have you adjusted the input volume? That could easily be the cause. Check the manual for the procedure, it's very easy.
11-01-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,479
Posted By dustint

I'm based in Atlanta. Global Imports Mini has...

I'm based in Atlanta. Global Imports Mini has provided me with a Mini Cooper to drive both times I've left my car for service. I have no complaints. If you've got another option that gives you decent...
11-01-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,790
Posted By dustint

Some people don't have their own automotive...

Some people don't have their own automotive personality and need to borrow Consumer Reports. Think about it, if that magazine didn't exist, what would they drive?!? :lol:

Yup, the GTI is a very...
11-01-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,247
Posted By dustint

Yup, the current 1 series is based on the 3...

Yup, the current 1 series is based on the 3 series, just shortened. It's a great car, and probably better than the 3 series for pure driving enjoyment. Take a look at the 1 M Coupe reviews and you'll...
11-01-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,234
Posted By dustint

That looks like a really nice piece of work. I'm...

That looks like a really nice piece of work. I'm looking at getting a similar box made up and the estimate is $400 without a subwoofer. This is a steal!
10-31-2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By dustint

Ok, those look great. PM me your paypal...

Ok, those look great. PM me your paypal information and I'll send payment right away. I'm not sure about the shift boot either, but I'll contact Redline if I need too.
10-31-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,222
Posted By dustint

Ya, I actually talked to Way today. I might get...

Ya, I actually talked to Way today. I might get some stuff from him.
10-31-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 859
Posted By dustint

Not really.

Not really.
10-31-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 859
Posted By dustint

I'm probably the wrong guy to ask, I'm not very...

I'm probably the wrong guy to ask, I'm not very knowledgeable about modding Mini engines. I do know the Alta Access Port is considered one of the best bang for your buck mods. I'd do it immediately...
10-31-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 859
Posted By dustint

No, you're not going to replicate that technology...

No, you're not going to replicate that technology in your car. There's other things you can do to reduce the turbo lag, but the 2011 has a substantially different engine than your car. Sorry!
10-31-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 859
Posted By dustint

The 2011 has a revised engine with double vanos....

The 2011 has a revised engine with double vanos. It's a little more flexible than the older ones. I suspect that's what you're noticing.
10-31-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By dustint

Same here... I have people start conversations...

Same here... I have people start conversations with me at least a couple of times a week because of the mini. Yesterday it was a couple of employees at Home Depot while I was loading up a few things....
10-31-2012, 04:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,222
Posted By dustint

Atlanta Junk Yard for Mini Parts?

Hey, I'm looking for a good junk yard for Mini parts in the Atlanta area. I'm trying to buy a full set of r56 black leather seats to swap out in my 2009. Who have you used?
Forum: Electrical
10-31-2012, 04:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,694
Posted By dustint

I just took a look at your build thread, it looks...

I just took a look at your build thread, it looks great. Man, that was a lot of work!
10-31-2012, 04:09 AM
10-30-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 516
Posted By dustint

Thumbs up Black or Grey Leather Seats, front + rear, r56

I'm looking for a replacement set of seats for my 2009 MCS with the black interior. Ideally, I'd get a matching set of black leather sport seats from someone local. If you have a set, I'd like to see...
10-30-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By dustint

Do you have any pictures of the armrests...

Do you have any pictures of the armrests installed in the car?
10-26-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4,053
Views: 537,612
Posted By dustint

Well, I appreciate your being forthcoming with me...

Well, I appreciate your being forthcoming with me about this. I'll have to carefully consider how to use one. I'd really like the performance boost.
Forum: Electrical
10-26-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,694
Posted By dustint

Subscribed

Subscribed
10-26-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 4,053
Views: 537,612
Posted By dustint

Well, that's good to know. Can I buy a...

Well, that's good to know. Can I buy a replacement ECU from a recycler and swap it? Is there a way to reflash it so BMW can't tell?
10-26-2012, 05:14 AM
Replies: 4,053
Views: 537,612
Posted By dustint

Ok, I've read about 50 pages of this thread and...

Ok, I've read about 50 pages of this thread and it looks like the answer to my question has changed at least once. So, I'm posting up here.

If an AP is used and the stock firmware is reflashed...
10-25-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 535
Posted By dustint

The plan is to use the x9931 to supply an amp,...

The plan is to use the x9931 to supply an amp, then replace the speakers and add a sub. From what I'm hearing, I don't have much to worry about.

I dynamatted the back half of the car myself,...
10-23-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,927
Posted By dustint

So, how's the reliability been on the car now...

So, how's the reliability been on the car now that you've had it a couple of years? Have you needed to go to Mini for service? If so, how did that go?
10-22-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,246
Posted By dustint

Ya, that could work. I suppose it depends on what...

Ya, that could work. I suppose it depends on what you use the USB interface for. Personally, I use my iPhone to stream all sorts of music and news programs so a USB stick wouldn't work at all....
10-22-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 535
Posted By dustint

Any warranty issues to know about before I start?

I'm getting ready to work with my local sound shop, American Radio (http://www.arforsyth.net/) in Cumming, GA to upgrade my 6 speakers to something a littler better. I've also ordered dynamat that...
10-22-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,271
Posted By dustint

That's a good plus. I'm sure the dealer used it...

That's a good plus. I'm sure the dealer used it to sell me on the extensions but I can't say I remember it.
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