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07-14-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By siriuszero

I noticed that but since that's what's in MINI's...

I noticed that but since that's what's in MINI's part reference, I can only assume it would fit
07-14-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 984
Posted By siriuszero

You're thinking about the storage package or flat...

You're thinking about the storage package or flat load floor which is an option, but I think the OP is talking about the removable privacy cover which attaches to the gate to block the view into the...
07-14-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,212
Posted By siriuszero

I have and the Elite is definitely worth the...

I have and the Elite is definitely worth the upgrade as it makes the power more consistent along the entire power band. The NM module gives you that big boost at low RPMs and peters off while the...
07-13-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,724
Posted By siriuszero

Excitement Package will have both on the 19s -...

Excitement Package will have both on the 19s - without it though you get neither.
06-16-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,178
Posted By siriuszero

No real difference between 2018 and 2017...

No real difference between 2018 and 2017 Countryman so if options are equal, $5000 off a 2017 is a great deal.

The X1, while based on the same platform and is a similar car, drives very different...
06-16-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 993
Posted By siriuszero

Mostly true. At speeds above 120km/h or around 60...

Mostly true. At speeds above 120km/h or around 60 mph, the car is exclusively FWD for fuel efficiency. It can of course vary the power between 100:0 and 60:40 at lower speeds as needed.
Forum: JCW Garage
06-16-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,266
Posted By siriuszero

the 10% / 30% figures have been quoted by MINI...

the 10% / 30% figures have been quoted by MINI themselves (MotoringFile references them here: http://www.motoringfile.com/2015/01/29/mf-garage-the-f56-sport-suspension-has-made-believers-out-of-us/)....
05-10-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 18,270
Posted By siriuszero

Seems to have affected a few hundred 2019 F54 and...

Seems to have affected a few hundred 2019 F54 and F60s. Most were PHEVs that didn't get Comfort Access, some units didn't get a sunroof, and about a hundred didn't get either. Dealers are getting...
05-10-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 13,526
Posted By siriuszero

There's a March revision that went out that...

There's a March revision that went out that credits for the moonroof and Active Driver Assistant if you remove from the Signature or Iconic trims. From what I understand, the credit ($650 and $350,...
05-09-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 31,480
Posted By siriuszero

Exactly!

Exactly!
Forum: JCW Garage
05-09-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,957
Posted By siriuszero

Not through a dealer, but through 3rd party...

Not through a dealer, but through 3rd party tools, this is possible.
04-27-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 31,480
Posted By siriuszero

I just bought from this guy:...

I just bought from this guy: https://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-Apple-Carplay-Active-and-FSC-Full-set/183176720933?hash=item2aa62ef225:g:kbUAAOSwtvpa0GKT

Quick turnaround and seems to be the cheapest...
04-27-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By siriuszero

You need to use the MINI Y-cable if you're...

You need to use the MINI Y-cable if you're plugging an iDevice into an older generation MINI. A simple USB cable will at best result in you being able to see what's playing and control it, but no...
04-25-2018, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By siriuszero

Are you using the Y-Cable or just a straight...

Are you using the Y-Cable or just a straight Apple USB cord? Is it a MINI Y-Cable or a 3rd party cable?
04-25-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,414
Posted By siriuszero

I believe MINI has had satellite radio prep...

I believe MINI has had satellite radio prep standard since at least 2012. Hardware is all there - just need a code from Sirius and to have it programmed.
04-18-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,234
Posted By siriuszero

I definitely think it's a regional thing. There...

I definitely think it's a regional thing. There are states like Arizona, for example, where a moonroof is something a lot of people don't want. I think it would be safe to say, the majority of MINI...
Forum: JCW Garage
04-18-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,957
Posted By siriuszero

2018s will have mirror folding turned on, but...

2018s will have mirror folding turned on, but aftermarket coding is needed to turn on windows (and mirrors on <2018s). There's a few threads on using ESYS (better, but more complicated), or...
04-18-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,234
Posted By siriuszero

You can delete the moonroof from the Iconic and...

You can delete the moonroof from the Iconic and Signature trims (and get a $650 credit) - ZMR is the option code. You can also delete the Active Driver Assitant, which is included on the Iconic and...
04-11-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 481
Posted By siriuszero

For your year of Countryman you need to use a...

For your year of Countryman you need to use a Y-cable to connect to an Apple device. If you already have one that works with the 30-pin iPod connector and want to use a newer, Lightning port equipped...
04-08-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 750
Posted By siriuszero

I think they charge between $2200 and $2400...

I think they charge between $2200 and $2400 installed, though pricing can still be dictated by the dealer. In my experience, it's still cheaper than paying dealer labor rates
04-04-2018, 02:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By siriuszero

MINI calls it March production, but it really...

MINI calls it March production, but it really actually starts in late Feb



Just about a 3 week delay before the east coast gets theirs first. I know for sure many are at the east coast VDCs...
04-04-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 955
Views: 261,013
Posted By siriuszero

The US lights will be different in a couple...

The US lights will be different in a couple different ways:
- They will be all red with no amber
- There will be no separate turn signal or brake light; the horizontal and vertical lights on the EU...
03-29-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,709
Posted By siriuszero

The changes it notes are because the 2019 MINIs...

The changes it notes are because the 2019 MINIs are in production now and the configurator has not yet been updated with the new pricing/packages.
03-29-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By siriuszero

They started production in late February - should...

They started production in late February - should start seeing them filter on to dealer lots in April. My local dealer is on the west coast and they're expecting their first ones mid-April.
03-23-2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,578
Posted By siriuszero

Nice! It is a great looking car and you gotta...

Nice! It is a great looking car and you gotta love the JCW Pro exhaust...
03-23-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 623
Posted By siriuszero

Assuming split screen is still on, either tilt...

Assuming split screen is still on, either tilt the control knob to the right to pull up your split screen, or tap on the right side of the screen to change the split screen options.
03-21-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 788
Posted By siriuszero

The plug for the Turbocord 240V charging is...

The plug for the Turbocord 240V charging is different that what I see there. The Turbocord uses a NEMA 6-20R plug, though I'm from the US. Here's link to MINI's charging guide site:...
03-21-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 531
Posted By siriuszero

Not coming to this generation due to technical...

Not coming to this generation due to technical constraints, but they may add it to the next generation MINI in a few years.

Personally, I think it's a waste on a car of this size. If you're...
03-21-2018, 01:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,578
Posted By siriuszero

It's basically a black F55 with a lot of...

It's basically a black F55 with a lot of accessories added to it (carbon fiber mirror caps, CF hood scoop, JCW Pro spoiler extensions, JCW Tuning Kit with ECU remap and bi-modal exhaust). The only...
03-21-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,157
Posted By siriuszero

Don't see why not, though you may have some...

Don't see why not, though you may have some coding to deal with.
03-15-2018, 02:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,823
Posted By siriuszero

I think the confusion stems from figuring out...

I think the confusion stems from figuring out what's included with the top two trims and what's still standalone. Also, models like the F54/F60 have different packages and features. For example, even...
03-14-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,383
Posted By siriuszero

I have the same issue on my iPhone X running the...

I have the same issue on my iPhone X running the latest public beta. Doesn't happen every time, but most times. I noticed there is a software update available for the headunit, though I am unable to...
03-14-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,823
Posted By siriuszero

The configurator should be updated for 2019...

The configurator should be updated for 2019 builds on April 1st.

In the mean time, dealers will have the ordering guides and will do their best to try and walk you through the options, but a few...
03-02-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 636
Posted By siriuszero

Outmotoring seems to have a set for cheap:...

Outmotoring seems to have a set for cheap: https://www.outmotoring.com/side-mirror-covers-gen3-carbon-fiber-mrh-f56-cf-lh.html

Great vendor
03-02-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,109
Posted By siriuszero

2011 was the first year the Countryman was...

2011 was the first year the Countryman was produced and the Cooper S and S ALL4 versions were the N18 engine.

If you can find a good deal on a 2013 or newer, that would be ideal. Less of the...
03-02-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 636
Posted By siriuszero

Yes, all the 3rd gen caps are interchangeable,...

Yes, all the 3rd gen caps are interchangeable, with the exception of some models with the logo projection in the mirror cap (no worries for the F55/F56 though)
02-28-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 583
Posted By siriuszero

It's hard to find a good 3rd party source for...

It's hard to find a good 3rd party source for maps, but try Bimmer-Tech: https://www.bimmer-tech.net/shop/bmw-3-series-f30-f31-f34-f80/navigation-retrofits/map-update-code

They should be able to...
Forum: JCW Garage
02-24-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,367
Posted By siriuszero

Not a speaker - just a module designed to monitor...

Not a speaker - just a module designed to monitor engine speed, driving mode, throttle position, speed, etc. to "enhance" the engine sound through the existing speakers. I find my car too quiet...
02-22-2018, 01:54 PM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 63,408
Posted By siriuszero

I haven't seen them circulating on the internet...

I haven't seen them circulating on the internet yet, but dealers definitely have them so they can start building and modifying MY2019 cars in production now.

MINI has moved to different trims...
02-21-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 659
Posted By siriuszero

First one is the scheduled vehicle...

First one is the scheduled vehicle check/inspection and the second one is your brake fluid - both red because they're overdue.
02-21-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,722
Posted By siriuszero

The rack you have listed there is for the older...

The rack you have listed there is for the older generation Countryman and won't fit the new Countryman or Clubman as the new F54 and F60 have no rear bike rack option -
There's only one threaded...
02-21-2018, 02:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 767
Posted By siriuszero

I seem to remember the 2014 F56 had a 5-disc...

I seem to remember the 2014 F56 had a 5-disc changer that went in the glove box, but it had such a low take rate, they killed it off pretty quickly.

EDIT: yep!...
02-21-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 19,474
Posted By siriuszero

I don't have the full parameters, but it's: ...

I don't have the full parameters, but it's:
Front turn signal lights:
***_V_L_IS_LED
***_V_L_KALTUEBERWACHUNG
***_V_L_WARMUEBERWACHUNG
***_V_R_IS_LED
***_V_R_KALTUEBERWACHUNG...
02-21-2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 63,408
Posted By siriuszero

Since you've ordered a 2019, I'm curious how you...

Since you've ordered a 2019, I'm curious how you feel about the way the new packages/trims are structured price-wise. Seem MINI is bundling a lot together, but the few builds my MA and I went...
02-18-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By siriuszero

To get back to your song info, go to Multimedia,...

To get back to your song info, go to Multimedia, External Devices, then select your phone name from the list. Song info should populate there
02-18-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,434
Posted By siriuszero

Perhaps the day will come when MINI updates the...

Perhaps the day will come when MINI updates the Android app to allow it to work with 3rd party apps, but it is not this day
02-18-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 767
Posted By siriuszero

You'll spend less paying a service to rip all her...

You'll spend less paying a service to rip all her CDs to digital files, put on a USB drive and have them accessible to any device than you would spend on a CD changer by itself. Newer MINIs can read...
02-17-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 19,474
Posted By siriuszero

Yes. These are the parameters to change (I...

Yes. These are the parameters to change (I think):
RFS_L_IS_LED to aktiv
RFS_L_KALTUEBERWACHUNG to nicht_aktiv
RFS_L_WARMUEBERWACHUNG to nicht_aktiv
RFS_R_IS_LED to aktiv
RFS_R_KALTUEBERWACHUNG...
02-16-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 19,474
Posted By siriuszero

I used the brightest Cree LED white bulbs I could...

I used the brightest Cree LED white bulbs I could find - not even CANBUS. Used ESYS to code out cold/warm checks and set as LED to prevent hyper-flashing and random flashes.
02-15-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,071
Posted By siriuszero

Just pockets in the door for water bottles....

Just pockets in the door for water bottles. 40:20:40 split is needed for the armrest/middle cupholders.
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