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06-14-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 608
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Yes you can replace the dual mass with another...

Yes you can replace the dual mass with another new one. The stock flywheel can handle the power so I wouldn't be concerned with that....
06-14-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 465
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Well I own a shop that only works on MINIs and I...

Well I own a shop that only works on MINIs and I can tell you from first hand experience that replacing just one coil has bitten me in the butt before. Because we see these coils fail all the time,...
06-13-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 151
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Gen 3 Chassis Braces at WMW

Way Motor Works (http://www.waymotorworks.com) is pleased to offer the Chassis Bones Braces for your Gen 3 MINI. You may ask what are the Chassis Bones?
Chassis Bone Braces are a very simple solid...
06-13-2019, 08:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 995
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Go with just a new stock JCW turbo as it will be...

Go with just a new stock JCW turbo as it will be quick and easy install.
https://www.waymotorworks.com/jcw-turbo-r55-r56-r57-r58-r59-r60.html

For the downpipe if you didn't have a failure that...
06-13-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 465
Posted By WayMotorWorks

I always recommend replacing the coils as a set...

I always recommend replacing the coils as a set of 4 as just doing one ends up having you chase the others over time when they die. And only use original MINI coils as we've not had good luck with...
06-13-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Posted By WayMotorWorks

I've installed both and used both, but I actually...

I've installed both and used both, but I actually run the Craven in both my cars so I would recommend it for sure. This way you can adjust it and dial it in to how short you like it as I don't like...
06-13-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1
WTB:: 06 mini gp
Views: 204
Posted By WayMotorWorks

I have one with 47k miles for sale if interested.

I have one with 47k miles for sale if interested.
06-13-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 463
Posted By WayMotorWorks

It's very easy to take back off. Remove the 4...

It's very easy to take back off. Remove the 4 bolts from it. Then take two of those bolts and screw them in the 2 smaller holes in the face of the pulley that are threaded. This will pop it apart...
Forum: 1st Gear
06-12-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By WayMotorWorks

If you have the factory MINI locks then you...

If you have the factory MINI locks then you should be able to stop by a dealer and have them remove them, or a shop like ours as we have a set of the keys for them.
06-12-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 608
Posted By WayMotorWorks

We offer the South Bend kits and have had very...

We offer the South Bend kits and have had very good luck with them. But they just are a clutch, pressure plate, and throwout bearing. You mount this kit to your existing Dual mass flywheel. ...
Forum: Suspension
06-11-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 942
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Actually the kits for DDC and non DDC are...

Actually the kits for DDC and non DDC are different as the shaft sizes are different. So you should get a set designed for DDC that will also include the cancellation modules.
We've been the...
06-11-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 692
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Post some pics and we can tell you if it's a JCW...

Post some pics and we can tell you if it's a JCW or what.
And if you need a JCW puller we have them in stock and ship same day so you can have it in 2-3 days....
06-10-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By WayMotorWorks

If yours is stuck open you are super lucky as...

If yours is stuck open you are super lucky as normally they are stuck shut and a pain to get open to replace. We keep them in stock just because we've seen them fail before....
06-10-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Looks like you're slowly bringing it back to...

Looks like you're slowly bringing it back to life.:thumbsup:
06-10-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 522
Posted By WayMotorWorks

For sure the Powerflex is a much better option as...

For sure the Powerflex is a much better option as I've never had an issue with any of them. But can't say that about the Alta as I can't tell you how many sets of the psrs ones I've had to replace...
06-10-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 697
Posted By WayMotorWorks

I would recommend going with an original MINI one...

I would recommend going with an original MINI one as I've had several aftermarket ones fail lately. And MINI will do the labor on the original one if it fails as that is their policy....
Forum: 1st Gear
06-10-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 527
Posted By WayMotorWorks

With low miles like that it should be good for...

With low miles like that it should be good for awhile, but I'd still look into an aftermarket warranty as they can save you in the long run.
06-09-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 608
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Go with the clutchmaster like the FX250 as it...

Go with the clutchmaster like the FX250 as it will work for that.
https://www.waymotorworks.com/clutchmasters-clutch-and-flywheel-kit-r55-r56-r57-r58-r59-cooper-s.html
06-07-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,634
Posted By WayMotorWorks

The ONLY time I've ever had issues with this or...

The ONLY time I've ever had issues with this or anything to do with the water pipe is when using an aftermarket non original MINI pipe. I know they look exactly the same but they are just a hair...
06-07-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,065
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Congrats. You'll love it and give it a good home.

Congrats. You'll love it and give it a good home.
06-07-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,184
Posted By WayMotorWorks

We offer a very simple boot badge holder you can...

We offer a very simple boot badge holder you can put two badges on
https://www.waymotorworks.com/double-badge-holder.html

then this for the front...
06-07-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,110
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Honestly if you are looking for a track car an...

Honestly if you are looking for a track car an R53 can be a killer and with used ones being so cheap it's a good idea. Also mods are affordable and even able to be found used.
And if they break or...
Forum: 1st Gear
06-07-2019, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 828
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Welcome. If you haven't paid for the car in...

Welcome.
If you haven't paid for the car in full I'd have it inspected by a MINI mechanic as with 93k miles it likely has some things needing attention you want to find out before you own it and...
06-06-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 950
Posted By WayMotorWorks

For sure I would do some powerflex control arm...

For sure I would do some powerflex control arm bushings since the subframe will be out
https://www.waymotorworks.com/powerflex-front-control-arm-polyurethane-bushing-kit.html
and sway bar bushings...
06-06-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,095
Posted By WayMotorWorks

No need to I've personally installed over 100 of...

No need to I've personally installed over 100 of these and never added anything to the ends. Even had them on my personal car and employee cars no issue.
06-04-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,178
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Looks like you are starting a good project. The...

Looks like you are starting a good project.
The FSDs are great shocks and I would recommend them
https://www.waymotorworks.com/koni-special-active-fsd-shocks-r50-r52-r53.html

The Powerflex are...
06-04-2019, 09:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,721
Posted By WayMotorWorks

We've replaced many of these failed turbos. Sad...

We've replaced many of these failed turbos. Sad they fail, but it's not too bad of a job to do. We have the stock turbo that is a direct install ...
06-04-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 241
Posted By WayMotorWorks

WMW Powerflex Bushing Sale

Way Motor Works (http://www.waymotorworks.com/) is excited to announce we just put ALL POWERFLEX bushings (https://www.waymotorworks.com/powerflex/) on sale up to 10% OFF.
So if you have worn out...
06-02-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,141
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Yes that is the chain guide. But that usually...

Yes that is the chain guide. But that usually happens after the chain stretches as the chain will bounce and cause it to come off like that. So the proper fix is to replace the timing chain kit....
05-30-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,969
Posted By WayMotorWorks

We have some great rotors ...

We have some great rotors
https://www.waymotorworks.com/wmw-brake-rotors-r55-r56-r57-r58-r59-cooper-s.html

That we like to match with the EBC red pads for good bite, low dust, and great everyday...
05-29-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 498
Posted By WayMotorWorks

V3 Sprint Booster on Sale at WMW

WayMotorWorks (http://www.waymotorworks.com) has the Sprint Booster V3 on sale this week.
These are the lastest and greatest version of the Sprint Booster not a made in china copy. If you think the...
Forum: 1st Gear
05-27-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,075
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Welcome from Atlanta hope we can help with any...

Welcome from Atlanta hope we can help with any parts or service you need.:thumbsup:
05-27-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,664
Posted By WayMotorWorks

I've used both catted and catless. But I...

I've used both catted and catless. But I personally run an Akrapovic on my Clubman and GP as I like the sound to be muffled slightly with the cat. I had the catless before and it was just a little...
Forum: 1st Gear
05-26-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,159
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Welcome and Congrats:thumbsup:

Welcome and Congrats:thumbsup:
Forum: 1st Gear
05-26-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,445
Posted By WayMotorWorks

You have found the common R50 failure issue. We...

You have found the common R50 failure issue. We have been replacing these failed 5 speeds for years with the S 6spd as they can handle so much more and don't fail like the 5spd. It will physically...
Forum: JCW Garage
05-26-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,408
Posted By WayMotorWorks

I have to say I like the Forge as I've installed...

I have to say I like the Forge as I've installed several already and they fit so perfect which we find to be VERY important on the Gen 3 cars due to how the radiator sits with the intercooler so you...
Forum: 1st Gear
05-26-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,284
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Welcome good slick top find. Looks like you are...

Welcome good slick top find. Looks like you are deep in the work good luck. :thumbsup:
05-26-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By WayMotorWorks

We have new ones if you can't find used ...

We have new ones if you can't find used
https://www.waymotorworks.com/intakes/

but also check out our street intake as it works just the same for significantly less...
05-23-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,314
Posted By WayMotorWorks

As an actual repair shop I have submitted and...

As an actual repair shop I have submitted and done many extended warranty claims.

I can say avoid Endurance they didn't want to pay anything and had limits like would only pay $1500 toward a $7000...
Forum: 1st Gear
05-23-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 620
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Been working on MINIs for the last 17yrs and...

Been working on MINIs for the last 17yrs and found on the R53 a set of top plates will work fine no need to do under tower plates also.

I find too many downsides to using under tower plates so I...
05-23-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,715
Posted By WayMotorWorks

You could just post a pic and we'll tell you all...

You could just post a pic and we'll tell you all about it.

Here is what a JCW pulley looks like...
05-20-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 247
Posted By WayMotorWorks

The best thing to do is crawl under the dash and...

The best thing to do is crawl under the dash and look at the connector. But more than likely it's just the 2 pin motor as I think I've only ever seen one car that had the 4pin.
2 pin...
05-20-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By WayMotorWorks

We never recommend any brand lightweight non...

We never recommend any brand lightweight non dampened pulley as they are hard on bearings, oil pumps, and effect the tuning.
I do always recommend the ATI damper, and even run it on my personal...
05-20-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 664
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Yes I would replace those mounts. But the rest...

Yes I would replace those mounts. But the rest of the parts I wouldn't bother as I have customers with over 250k miles on all those stock rubber and bump stops. If there isn't anything wrong with...
Forum: JCW Garage
05-17-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Yes it's possible. I have a 2012 JCW clubman...

Yes it's possible. I have a 2012 JCW clubman personally.

If it is a factory JCW it will have the JCW brakes so look at that first, then you can go through the other little things. But the VIN...
05-17-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 591
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Sold hundreds of the Forge and never seen such an...

Sold hundreds of the Forge and never seen such an issue. If it is a defect Forge will stand behind it and replace it for you. I'd just take some pics and send them to the dealer you bought it from...
Forum: 1st Gear
05-17-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 325
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Looking good with the factory aero kit. :thumbsup:

Looking good with the factory aero kit. :thumbsup:
05-17-2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 664
Posted By WayMotorWorks

You can't tell from the pic if those are bad, but...

You can't tell from the pic if those are bad, but with 119k they are for sure worn and a new set won't hurt at all.
Save your money as you don't need to buy a bunch of bolts, nuts, bump stops, and...
Forum: Suspension
05-16-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 679
Posted By WayMotorWorks

I don't put collars on any of our sway bars. We...

I don't put collars on any of our sway bars. We do have built in stops on our bar.
Forum: 1st Gear
05-15-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By WayMotorWorks

Welcome and Congrats:thumbsup:

Welcome and Congrats:thumbsup:
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