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06-05-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,458
Posted By ND40oz

Best I'd seen on the X1 is 10%, I can't imagine...

Best I'd seen on the X1 is 10%, I can't imagine getting a fully loaded one for 37k, that's like a 25% discount?
06-04-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,803
Posted By ND40oz

Tuned S55's have been known to have issue with...

Tuned S55's have been known to have issue with crank hub which throws off timing. I don't think it's happened too much with stock motors, especially with the M2 Comp getting the lowest output variant...
06-04-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,803
Posted By ND40oz

Sorry to hear that man, the Countryman is a great...

Sorry to hear that man, the Countryman is a great family CUV. I ordered ours when the 3rd one came along, switched my order from the M2 Competition to it since I wanted something that could fit all...
06-03-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 790
Posted By ND40oz

Are you actively charging it at the time? Just...

Are you actively charging it at the time? Just wondering if it runs the cooling system for the batteries during charging.
05-30-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,803
Posted By ND40oz

No, it's the X2 M35i's drivetrain in the new FAAR...

No, it's the X2 M35i's drivetrain in the new FAAR platform 1er.



Mini is still a premium brand, at least that's the way they view themselves. And their customers seem to agree and are willing...
05-30-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,803
Posted By ND40oz

The Golf R and new M135i are the same price in...

The Golf R and new M135i are the same price in Germany when spec'd the same. Your same question could be, why would anyone spend as much money on a Golf R as the M135i? It comes down to the specific...
05-30-2019, 03:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,803
Posted By ND40oz

I have my doubts the Golf R will be much faster...

I have my doubts the Golf R will be much faster than the new JCWs. VW states 4.8s 0-60 for the R and the X2 M35i is listed at 4.9s and the X2 weighs 3713 lbs. The Clubman and Countryman should both...
05-28-2019, 02:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 955
Posted By ND40oz

Have you been using the AC? If so, it's most...

Have you been using the AC? If so, it's most likely condensate.
Forum: JCW Garage
05-27-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,197
Posted By ND40oz

The F40 M135i is on a completely new chassis...

The F40 M135i is on a completely new chassis built on the FAAR platform.

Mini is going to have to keep the price of the new Clubman and Countryman JCWs around the current pricing, otherwise people...
05-27-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 981
Posted By ND40oz

Rear center seat belt holder

Has anyone found a good solution to keeping the rear center seat belt off of the rear passenger on the drivers side when it's not in use? Having to fully release it and stow it in the roof every time...
05-17-2019, 01:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 859
Posted By ND40oz

The front calipers on the F54 kit are definitely...

The front calipers on the F54 kit are definitely new units. The part numbers show they are the same calipers used across the F56, F57, F54 and F60 JCW models. The rear calipers are unique to the JCW...
05-17-2019, 12:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,788
Posted By ND40oz

It took me 3 weeks to get the other insurance...

It took me 3 weeks to get the other insurance company to take ownership of mine. Then another 3 weeks to get it all put back together. If the insurance is all straightened out, then hopefully you...
05-17-2019, 12:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,335
Posted By ND40oz

The JCW Pro exhaust for the JCW models is the...

The JCW Pro exhaust for the JCW models is the same exhaust used with the Cooper S's tuning kit. It's wake your neighbors loud if you have the flap open. It rivals my X3 M40i in sound.
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05-14-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,174
Posted By ND40oz

Do you have the kick to open tailgate? The OEM...

Do you have the kick to open tailgate? The OEM hitch isn't compatible with it and it has to be disabled to install the hitch, just wondering how that works with the Stealth Hitch.
05-14-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 859
Posted By ND40oz

Supposedly the JCW Brake kit is coming, it's...

Supposedly the JCW Brake kit is coming, it's available for the Clubman and the Countryman kit should be the same or very similar.
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05-14-2019, 12:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 837
Posted By ND40oz

You're not buying any Mini for speed, some are...

You're not buying any Mini for speed, some are quicker than others but you're still talking about a vehicle that you buy because it's fun to drive. The only way you'll know if the base model works...
05-10-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,335
Posted By ND40oz

Yeah, I had just had mine about a month when it...

Yeah, I had just had mine about a month when it happened, wasn't driving it much since it has the oem summer tires and it has been cold out. I just got it back from the dealer yesterday, no way to...
05-10-2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 325
Posted By ND40oz

Oh this will replace my awd R56 GP as my go to...

Oh this will replace my awd R56 GP as my go to small car.
05-10-2019, 12:21 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,335
Posted By ND40oz

It must be something with the JCW kit, had mine...

It must be something with the JCW kit, had mine installed before I took delivery and about 200 miles later someone didn't set their parking brake correctly and their car rolled down the hill into the...
04-29-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,335
Posted By ND40oz

Since the default state of the flap is closed, it...

Since the default state of the flap is closed, it will never really be stuck open. You just need to turn the car off to reset the flap state.
04-16-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,272
Posted By ND40oz

It's helpful for taking shortcuts, like this R60....

It's helpful for taking shortcuts, like this R60.

https://youtu.be/VOmaGzwcHTQ?t=171

Apparently when it embeds it loses the start time, so skip to around 2:50 in the video.
Forum: JCW Garage
04-04-2019, 05:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 850
Posted By ND40oz

It has the M Performance exhaust, sounds like...

It has the M Performance exhaust, sounds like other B48s with the M Performance/JCW Pro exhausts.
03-26-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,207
Posted By ND40oz

I'm pretty sure the F54s and F60s are the first...

I'm pretty sure the F54s and F60s are the first ones available with power seats. The R60 didn't have that option and I thought it was a bit strange back when I was looking at them. Like Blu_lite...
03-23-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By ND40oz

You can use Siri to do it all for you if you...

You can use Siri to do it all for you if you want. It's the same as if you're using your phone to do anything except you have a much bigger screen and you don't have to use it, you can use the iDrive...
03-23-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By ND40oz

The entire point of CarPlay is to have your phone...

The entire point of CarPlay is to have your phone do everything...
03-22-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,272
Posted By ND40oz

Sorry, no, I didn't. I replaced the run-flats...

Sorry, no, I didn't. I replaced the run-flats within the first month of owning almost every vehicle that came with them. The only vehicle I kept them on was my F31 because even though it had ZMP...
03-21-2019, 01:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,272
Posted By ND40oz

I would not ask my wife to drive on a...

I would not ask my wife to drive on a depressurized runflat. Pull over and call roadside assistance and then call me if the tire is no longer holding air. Most likely I'll arrive before roadside does...
03-16-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 537
Posted By ND40oz

Larger side bolsters and the adjustable thigh...

Larger side bolsters and the adjustable thigh support. All S's come with the Sport Seats standard. The JCWs get them if you opt for upholstery that is available only on the Sport Seats. The base...
03-16-2019, 04:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,272
Posted By ND40oz

For all seasons, the Pilot Sport A/S 3s or it...

For all seasons, the Pilot Sport A/S 3s or it it'll see more in the way of light snow, the Continental DWS6s. Neither are all weather though and if you see serious snow, you'll want a dedicated...
03-16-2019, 04:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By ND40oz

There's also the rear seat protector which...

There's also the rear seat protector which basically makes it a swimming pool in the rear seats: https://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=YT53-USA-12-2018-F60-Mini-Cooper_S_ALL4&diagId=03_1164
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03-15-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By ND40oz

I've heard for some G chassis with late 2018...

I've heard for some G chassis with late 2018 software not being able to use them anymore but nothing for the F chassis yet. People have done it on the F60 already though:...
03-15-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By ND40oz

I think the only way to get an actual at&t signal...

I think the only way to get an actual at&t signal is to use their microcell which has been discontinued. WiFi calling has supplanted them at this point and it's easier than having people bring up...
03-15-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By ND40oz

I don't think it deactivates once it's been...

I don't think it deactivates once it's been activated, so as long as it connects and shows up, it should be good. On the 2018 BMWs it shows an end date but it's set like 20 years out or something....
03-15-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 552
Posted By ND40oz

You need a connection to MINI Connected to get it...

You need a connection to MINI Connected to get it working which is why your dealer told you it needs to be in the States to activate. I guess you could try bring up an AT&T MicroCELL, that may work...
Forum: JCW Garage
03-13-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 21,344
Posted By ND40oz

I think you're correct, it looks like the F56s...

I think you're correct, it looks like the F56s are coming out of Oxford as well. I just went and checked the VINs on the ones listed at the Denver dealer and they're all 2s. So that means Oxford...
03-13-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 63,735
Posted By ND40oz

So it looks like the front part of this kit works...

So it looks like the front part of this kit works for the F60 but not the rears. It also appears that make a Sport Brake Kit retrofit for the F54, part number 34112360181 but it is not listed as...
Forum: JCW Garage
03-13-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 21,344
Posted By ND40oz

The funny thing is, more US bound Mini's are...

The funny thing is, more US bound Mini's are coming out of VDL Nedcar plant in Born than the Oxford one. Only the F54 and F55 models are produced in Oxford for the US market. That may change with the...
Forum: JCW Garage
03-12-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 21,344
Posted By ND40oz

The 2020 1er hatch is going to be the first model...

The 2020 1er hatch is going to be the first model to use the new FAAR platform which replaces UKL, it's supposed to premier at Frankfurt in September. I suspect the F56s successor won't be far behind...
Forum: JCW Garage
03-07-2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,128
Posted By ND40oz

The Defenders all weren't falsified VINs. Some...

The Defenders all weren't falsified VINs. Some were just completely rebuilt from the frame up and didn't have the original drivetrains when brought in. EPA form 3520-1 has you check the code E box to...
Forum: JCW Garage
03-07-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,128
Posted By ND40oz

Just because a vehicle is registered and titled...

Just because a vehicle is registered and titled in a state doesn't mean it's in the US legally, it just means a state allowed you to register it. CBP can still show up and take the vehicle if you...
03-07-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,253
Posted By ND40oz

The F54 and F60 are the ones getting the 2020...

The F54 and F60 are the ones getting the 2020 update as well as the release of the GP. If you want a bump in HP and the AWF8F45 in an F56, the GP may meet that criteria.
Forum: JCW Garage
03-07-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,128
Posted By ND40oz

Don't trust BAT to clean up any questionable...

Don't trust BAT to clean up any questionable listings. They allowed a "legally" imported G-Wagen to be sold even though the guy didn't have the EPA or CBP importation documents for it.
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03-06-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,253
Posted By ND40oz

This is the new British Racing Green IV, it...

This is the new British Racing Green IV, it should be available for spring builds across the lineup. December builds were the last ones with British Racing Green 3, just got mine built in time.
03-03-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,335
Posted By ND40oz

Yeah, they've added several dealer installed...

Yeah, they've added several dealer installed options to the configurator that are not factory options and were previously dealer installed, like the side scuttles and mirror caps as well as the JCW...
03-03-2019, 01:15 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,335
Posted By ND40oz

I don't think it's available to order from the...

I don't think it's available to order from the factory, although you may be able to get port installed. I had mine dealer installed before I picked up the vehicle, well worth it although now I have...
Forum: 1st Gear
02-26-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 387
Posted By ND40oz

All of the UKL2 vehicles have the same 105.1"...

All of the UKL2 vehicles have the same 105.1" wheelbase and use the same basic underpinnings. The Clubman is only 1.5" shorter than the Countryman, the differences between the two you feel is the...
Forum: JCW Garage
02-25-2019, 12:45 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 21,344
Posted By ND40oz

The M2 he's talking about was only produced up...

The M2 he's talking about was only produced up through the 2018 model year, you can easily get one for less than 50k now. The S55 M2 Competition has pushed prices down of the older N55 powered...
Forum: JCW Garage
02-24-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 21,344
Posted By ND40oz

And it was a pre-prod development car. They've...

And it was a pre-prod development car. They've had plenty of time to go back out and set a time with an actual production version and they haven't, it's not like Offenbach isn't just a trip down the...
Forum: JCW Garage
02-24-2019, 03:03 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 21,344
Posted By ND40oz

The 7:52 time was Sport Auto's M2 Competition...

The 7:52 time was Sport Auto's M2 Competition time, I haven't seen their time for the Civic Type R? The 7:43.8 time was Honda provided with a caged car and the rear seats and infotainment system...
Forum: JCW Garage
02-23-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 21,344
Posted By ND40oz

[/left] The M2 Competition is only a few grand...

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The M2 Competition is only a few grand more than the launch edition Supra and can be had with a manual or DCT instead of the ZF 8HP.
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