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05-11-2019, 04:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,525
Posted By spyked

If you have rattles and clicks from the rear...

If you have rattles and clicks from the rear interior, try an experiment. Seriously, take the rear parcel/hatch shelf out. I have a rattle when it's clicked in place, and the rattle disappears...
03-17-2019, 05:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,253
Posted By spyked

I took the Oxford tour recently and they are...

I took the Oxford tour recently and they are making cars with the "new" green for the 60 Years version. I personally saw quite a few of them. Great color, but definitely different than the BRG we...
01-16-2019, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 921
Posted By spyked

I LOVE that color. If it's not coming to U.S.,...

I LOVE that color. If it's not coming to U.S., that's a real pity. They need to at least make that color available. That isn't the BRG we get in the U.S.
01-10-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 825
Posted By spyked

Thanks Josh. I'm not doing any shipping for these...

Thanks Josh. I'm not doing any shipping for these wheels.
12-31-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 825
Posted By spyked

Price lowered to $440 CASH.

Price lowered to $440 CASH.
12-10-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By spyked

I've got a 2017. No issues to speak of. A...

I've got a 2017. No issues to speak of. A rattle I have discovered is the rear hatch shelf bouncing in it's track. I often have the shelf out anyway so no biggie. They did a software update at...
12-08-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 825
Posted By spyked

Sold

sold
11-27-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,179
Posted By spyked

I don't know what its like in the rest of the...

I don't know what its like in the rest of the country, but it always seems like Mid Atlantic/DC Metro will discount the Countryman but they don't budge too much on the Cooper/S. MaybeI because the...
10-26-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 508
Posted By spyked

OP - do you have the I3 or the I4 (Cooper or...

OP - do you have the I3 or the I4 (Cooper or Cooper S)?
10-18-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,372
Posted By spyked

That sounds scary. I wish I could help, but I...

That sounds scary. I wish I could help, but I have not experienced that. How many miles are on the tires, and what condition are they? A wonky tire can really do terrible things in terms of stable...
10-01-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,450
Posted By spyked

Congrats on hitting 70k! By the way, how is your...

Congrats on hitting 70k! By the way, how is your windshield cowl (plastic piece at bottom of windshield) holding up? Did it stay black, or did it get gray after all these miles?
09-18-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By spyked

Thanks for the reply. For sure, if its HOT out,...

Thanks for the reply. For sure, if its HOT out, like Florida temps, the AC definitely works. Even if I just have it set to AUTO 70 on both sides and midrange fan speed. Its days like today, 75,...
09-18-2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By spyked

Air Con not cool enough sometimes

Hi all. 2017 MCS with about 10k miles. Since new I have noticed that the AC works really well on hot and sunny days, but on days like today, mid 70s and cloudy, I have the set it down to like 66 to...
09-14-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By spyked

Congrats! A red MINI is about as fun as they...

Congrats! A red MINI is about as fun as they come! Not sure if it matters to you, but anytime I have financed through MINI or BMW to take advantage of the finance rebate, I've paid it off right...
08-12-2018, 05:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,065
Posted By spyked

According to OutMotoring.com, that part number...

According to OutMotoring.com, that part number should be correct for the version without camera.
https://www.outmotoring.com/boot-handle-replacement-chrome-f55-6-7-51137362121.html
06-30-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,614
Posted By spyked

Thanks. On page 202 of my OM for 2017 model, it...

Thanks. On page 202 of my OM for 2017 model, it says 101/140, but that is the section and instructions for mounting an emergency wheel (the spare that they offer under the hatch floor). I wasn't...
06-30-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,614
Posted By spyked

Thanks for the quick reply. Appreciate it!

Thanks for the quick reply. Appreciate it!
06-30-2018, 12:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,412
Posted By spyked

I had tried Back to Black on an old Saab and it...

I had tried Back to Black on an old Saab and it only worked so-so. Looked bad after it rained even though I wiped off all the excess product. I picked up a bottle Maguires Ultimate Black. It says...
06-30-2018, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,614
Posted By spyked

Lug Nut torque specs

Hi all. I am upgrading to the 17" Cosmos wheels from 16" loop spoke. My owners manual only mentions wheel nut torque specs for a spare tire (101). Does anyone know how tight I should torque the...
06-24-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,412
Posted By spyked

Mine is definitely still in warranty. Are you...

Mine is definitely still in warranty. Are you happy with the replacement piece? Did they install it correctly? That "seal" that goes along the bottom of the cowl piece seems like it's begging to...
06-24-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,412
Posted By spyked

Windshield Cowl fade - preferred product?

Hi all. 2017 F55S here. About 8k miles. The windshield cowl started faded last summer and I used some 303 Aerospace hoping it would stop it. It's just as bad this summer. Almost gray. I can...
05-18-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 935
Posted By spyked

Tentacles look so good on Moonwalk Grey! Can't...

Tentacles look so good on Moonwalk Grey! Can't believe you are getting rid of them. Good luck with the sale.
05-13-2018, 04:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 796
Posted By spyked

Thanks. I'm going to try to hold out for local...

Thanks. I'm going to try to hold out for local pick-up for a bit. Thanks again for the message.
05-12-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 796
Posted By spyked

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05-11-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,144
Posted By spyked

Thanks for the pics! Appreciate the reply.

Thanks for the pics! Appreciate the reply.
05-10-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,144
Posted By spyked

Red Center Caps

Hi all. I have googled to no avail - has anyone installed the MINI red center caps on their Loop Spoke wheels (little 16s). If so, any pics? I can't find a pic of the red center caps on a smaller...
02-23-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,159
Posted By spyked

Seats up for me. I don't think it's the rear...

Seats up for me. I don't think it's the rear hatch shelf, if that is what you mean? I don't have the "storage package" on this car. Wish I did!
02-20-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,159
Posted By spyked

F55-specific rattle?

Hi. I haven't seen anything about this rattle since I started here. I have a 2017 F55 S model. Over small bumps, I hear a rattle, almost like a boing-boing or twang type of reverberation rattle. ...
11-02-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 29,695
Posted By spyked

Here's my clean Moonwalk. Added silver mirror...

Here's my clean Moonwalk. Added silver mirror covers, thats it.
10-27-2017, 05:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,994
Posted By spyked

Congrats on new F56! What color and options?

Congrats on new F56! What color and options?
10-12-2017, 04:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By spyked

Thanks Stephen. I do see that little envelope. ...

Thanks Stephen. I do see that little envelope. I was hoping there would be an audible notification so I can keep my eyes on the road more.

Thanks again for the reply!
10-09-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 620
Posted By spyked

iOS 11 changed things (notifications)

Hi all. I have an iPhone 6s. Before I "upgraded" to iOS 11 I could do the following:

Use my phone for calls via BT and also BT streaming, but if I wanted to hear my phone buzz when I got a text,...
10-04-2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,996
Posted By spyked

I've been reading this thread and maybe this is a...

I've been reading this thread and maybe this is a dumb question, so I apologize in advance:

I know with Mercedes, if you lease a car, it has a set residual value. Let's say the residual value is...
09-14-2017, 02:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,116
Posted By spyked

The up and down arrows work when I have my iPod...

The up and down arrows work when I have my iPod plugged in. It's just backwards though. Pressing DOWN arrow goes to NEXT track (weird) and UP arrow moves backwards. Again, the DOWN arrow will go...
09-11-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 700
Posted By spyked

Congrats on the new ride!

Congrats on the new ride!
08-26-2017, 05:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,757
Posted By spyked

Congrats! I wish I had got some form of 17"...

Congrats! I wish I had got some form of 17" wheels when I picked up my 2017 S. And your color looks great!
07-31-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,496
Posted By spyked

Sorry to hear that. Assuming yours is a 2017. ...

Sorry to hear that. Assuming yours is a 2017. What is the build date? Do you know if it was built in Oxford or Belgium?
07-24-2017, 03:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 627
Posted By spyked

Congrats! Always nice to see an addition to the...

Congrats! Always nice to see an addition to the Moonwalk club. Enjoy!
07-17-2017, 02:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,496
Posted By spyked

Dang. Hoping they redesigned the part for the...

Dang. Hoping they redesigned the part for the 2017 models. I notice my car NEVER leaks condensate on the floor, but it's bone dry inside. Even hot days like today (95 and humid in DC).
07-17-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,496
Posted By spyked

Glad they found the issue. Why are they making...

Glad they found the issue. Why are they making you wait until August for the repair? Parts on back order?
07-12-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,898
Posted By spyked

That picture above is not right (for USA anyway)....

That picture above is not right (for USA anyway). I have a 2017 and my recirc is still A and M.
06-27-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,348
Posted By spyked

Congrats!

Congrats!
05-18-2017, 04:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,163
Posted By spyked

I can't comment on the specific product, but I...

I can't comment on the specific product, but I have a word of warning. I have a 2017 MCS in Moonwalk, and I already had to have a professional detailer come out and fix my hood. Had bird etching on...
04-23-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,898
Posted By spyked

Confirmed - the website for my F55 says BORN but...

Confirmed - the website for my F55 says BORN but window sticker says Engine: Germany, Transmission: Japan, and Final Assembly; Oxford UK.

The VIN decoder is wrong. Not that any of it matters in...
04-23-2017, 05:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,898
Posted By spyked

Wow, I just used the VIN decoder. My F55 was...

Wow, I just used the VIN decoder. My F55 was made in Born on 9/22/16. I need to double-check my window sticker because I swore it said Oxford.
04-14-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,898
Posted By spyked

I think I'm joking, but maybe not....you might...

I think I'm joking, but maybe not....you might end up with an F55 with no squeeks or rattles. Won't that be nice! The Dutch have assembled cars for many years for Volvo and others. It can't be any...
03-30-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,208
Posted By spyked

I must say, I'm surprised the F56 does it too. ...

I must say, I'm surprised the F56 does it too. They are different B pillar designs from the F55. Maybe a TSB will come out from MINI to alleviate the noise.
03-27-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,177
Posted By spyked

Considering its still an Aisin 6A, the changes in...

Considering its still an Aisin 6A, the changes in fluid from Gen 2 to Gen 3 might have to do with the stop/start system. Mercedes-Benz updated their fluid requirements when they changed from 7G to...
03-24-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,208
Posted By spyked

F55 B pillar/seat belt area noise/rattle

Hi everyone. Loving my new 2017 MCS 4 door. One small issue - over bumps or big cracks in the road the B pillar (right next to my ear) has a rattle/noise. It's faint but definitely there. I've...
03-19-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,239
Posted By spyked

This might be an obvious question.....do you have...

This might be an obvious question.....do you have the STOP/START enabled? That would definitely explain the vibration. The car is literally starting up every time you take your foot off the brake...
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