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Forum: Suspension
10-16-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 45,867
Posted By SmithWerks

comparing published Spring Rates for a...

comparing published Spring Rates for a progressive rate spring isn't an entirely accurate comparison as different manufacturers may have different ways of measurement.
ie. Is the stated rate the...
06-05-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,168
Posted By SmithWerks

I went last Sunday. it was a pretty decent...

I went last Sunday. it was a pretty decent turnout. I brought my Corrado.
I didnt see any MINI's but there were lots of Porsche's.

https://www.icloud.com/photostream/#A6GWZuqDGUrvjF
05-10-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,168
Posted By SmithWerks

I might be able to make it next wend. (mother's...

I might be able to make it next wend. (mother's day this Sun)
04-07-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,168
Posted By SmithWerks

Was there anyone there yet? I wasnt sure when...

Was there anyone there yet? I wasnt sure when people would start attending again. I've asked a few of the guys I know that usually go & none of them have gone this season yet.
Forum: Suspension
04-02-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,629
Posted By SmithWerks

anyone w/ the Megan coils on an ALL4 ?

anyone w/ the Megan coils on an ALL4 ?
03-31-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By SmithWerks

SOLD! just recv. payment.

SOLD! just recv. payment.
03-30-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By SmithWerks

Thumbs up FlexPod Bracket R for iPhone 4/4S.

*****SOLD*****



Selling a nearly new(appears 100% new) FlexPod cradle for your iPhone 4/4s.

This mounts to your steering column in 5 mins (just a few screws, included) & cleanly places a...
Forum: Electrical
03-16-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,540
Posted By SmithWerks

thats really odd, I've been running mine in my...

thats really odd, I've been running mine in my 12' CM for nearly 4mos w/o any issue whatsoever?
Forum: Electrical
03-12-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,540
Posted By SmithWerks

Ive been running the Noya 35w h8's & have no...

Ive been running the Noya 35w h8's & have no issues.
http://www.tdnparts.com/nokya-h8-bulbs-hyper-yellow-2500k-35w/
Forum: Suspension
03-12-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 45,867
Posted By SmithWerks

Anyone here running the Megan coilovers on an...

Anyone here running the Megan coilovers on an ALL4?
when you slect the ALL4 from their menu, the description still says FWD Only eben though you select ALL4.
...
02-22-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,192
Posted By SmithWerks

I usually average around 28mpg hwy. I just did...

I usually average around 28mpg hwy.
I just did a 600mi trip to VT & back. 90% highway. I averages only 24mpg. What a disappointment.
Now, I dont expect sticker ratings due to unrealistic EPA...
02-22-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 163,802
Posted By SmithWerks

Yes, this is the current info for a 12' CM s All...

Yes, this is the current info for a 12' CM s All 4.
It will def. differ from an R56.

The machine your place has probably just doesnt have the newest software installed. or the user doesnt...
01-23-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,255
Posted By SmithWerks

isnt the proper lifting point that welded on...

isnt the proper lifting point that welded on metal tab?
01-18-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,138
Posted By SmithWerks

the feet included wont be a direct fit, but you...

the feet included wont be a direct fit, but you could still probably use the hardware & it will work. The hardware(carriage bolts & rectangular washers) are all thats required to mount the attachment...
01-18-2013, 05:57 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 70,978
Posted By SmithWerks

I would pay you for old clutch & FW if you could...

I would pay you for old clutch & FW if you could get it from the dealer. Seriously.
01-17-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 70,978
Posted By SmithWerks

Not only would I not buy a no name clutch from...

Not only would I not buy a no name clutch from CL. But the listing is incorrect in its fitment. The larger 235mm CM clutch is specific to the CM.
Sometimes ppl will use tag words to gather...
Forum: Electrical
01-12-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 23,010
Posted By SmithWerks

I ended up just tapping into the fog wire near...

I ended up just tapping into the fog wire near the housing for the relay source. Now all fogs come on at once. I might interrupt this w/ a separate switch later on the independently control fogs.
...
01-12-2013, 08:04 AM
01-11-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 70,978
Posted By SmithWerks

here's the stock clutch info. ...

here's the stock clutch info. http://mini.sewellparts.com/oem-catalog/210255-Clutch-R60SX-2012.html
- how the dealer charges another $2600 for labor is beyond comprehension

_ the 13' S & JCW use...
01-11-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,138
Posted By SmithWerks

leogetz, thx for the info. I'm a fan of Thule...

leogetz, thx for the info. I'm a fan of Thule products. I've been using them nearly 10+ yrs on 6 cars. I've never owned a cargo box though.
Appreciate the board size info. I ride a 155 & 156, might...
01-11-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 70,978
Posted By SmithWerks

well that sucks. If they replaced it with the...

well that sucks. If they replaced it with the same clutch I feel bad. Its supposed to be the JCW part. the part # even differs.
If it was the JCW & that is slipping... were pretty much all screwed...
01-10-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,138
Posted By SmithWerks

I really like the length of that box. what model...

I really like the length of that box. what model is it? Do you know how long of a board it will fit?
01-09-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,138
Posted By SmithWerks

all Thule racks will fit. The OEM MINI rack is...

all Thule racks will fit. The OEM MINI rack is actually made by Thule.
I have the OEM load bars & Thule 4 board-holdercarrier. Its the double wide Thule.
It makes a tad more noise than just the...
Forum: Electrical
01-09-2013, 07:14 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 23,010
Posted By SmithWerks

Thx. I have VIP brackets but got my Hellas...

Thx.
I have VIP brackets but got my Hellas elsewhere do only hella general instructions.
My CM allows me to run factory fogs w/ parking lights. No need for HLs to be on to run them.
I like...
Forum: Electrical
01-08-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 714
Posted By SmithWerks

if you convert via a drop in HID kit of 35w, you...

if you convert via a drop in HID kit of 35w, you will be OK
if you use another halogen H8 of 35w, you will be ok
If you run LED's you need to code out the warning

A higher wattage H8 isnt...
Forum: Electrical
01-08-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 23,010
Posted By SmithWerks

My 500's have been mounted to the VIP brackets...

My 500's have been mounted to the VIP brackets for awhile now & 95% wired since the initial install. I havent decided on a switch location/configuration yet.
Tomorrow I'm just going to tap into the...
01-08-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 70,978
Posted By SmithWerks

Well, the new clutch disc should definitely help....

Well, the new clutch disc should definitely help. How much is hard to say.
Dual Mass FW's in general are a weak design. The internal springs are typically just not stiff enough. Pedal effort...
01-07-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 70,978
Posted By SmithWerks

The CM use a larger 235mm clutch(vs coopers) ...

The CM use a larger 235mm clutch(vs coopers)
The size is not an issue.
The friction material and weak springs inside the dual mass FW are the problem.
13's and warranty replacement clutches are...
01-04-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,533
Posted By SmithWerks

I have only dealt with Hassel so far. No...

I have only dealt with Hassel so far. No complaints, but I'm also pretty up front on everything.
01-04-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,533
Posted By SmithWerks

wow, thats a horrible 1st experience. I also had...

wow, thats a horrible 1st experience. I also had my 1st ervice yesterday & it was quite opposite.
I had an appointment, I pulled into the garage, My oil change was at 8000mi I was just over due to...
01-03-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 70,978
Posted By SmithWerks

That's a SM Fw kit. I'm not sure if it's...

That's a SM Fw kit.
I'm not sure if it's accurately listed tho. The 235mm CM clutch is much larger and different than all those other models.
It certainly wouldn't be the 1st mis listed CM item...
01-03-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,071
Posted By SmithWerks

bump for you, Hell of a deal for someone else.

bump for you, Hell of a deal for someone else.
01-03-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2,952
Views: 1,049,958
Posted By SmithWerks

Dropped mine off for it's 1st dealer...

Dropped mine off for it's 1st dealer maintenance.. An oil change @ 8300mi.
I used about 3/4L of oil to top off in that time.
They rest the dash, topped off fluids & washed/vacuumed the car. ...
01-02-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 694
Posted By SmithWerks

Welcome to R60 ownership. If yours is problem...

Welcome to R60 ownership. If yours is problem free you shod be pretty happy.
I've had good luck w/ TDNparts.com do far.
Nm-engineering is good as well.
12-29-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,941
Posted By SmithWerks

How many leaves in the raintray ?

How many leaves in the raintray ?
Forum: Suspension
12-28-2012, 12:21 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 27,415
Posted By SmithWerks

for those not mounting a matching set (ie FWD to...

for those not mounting a matching set (ie FWD to ALL4 & vice versa), 'Some' manufacturers may not warranty the part if it was equipped to a vehicle not listed.
(ie FWD kit on an ALL4).
I know...
12-28-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,344
Posted By SmithWerks

There are some OEM type replacements as I...

There are some OEM type replacements as I previously stated. The early model CM's pads cross reference w/ a ton of Coopers, so there is plenty of 'performance' options like Hawk, etc.
It appears...
12-28-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,344
Posted By SmithWerks

TRW are good stock pads. BMW used to equip with...

TRW are good stock pads. BMW used to equip with ATE pads. Great. cOld bite but ridiculously dusty. Defining the black front wheel look of bmw's.
12-26-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 70,978
Posted By SmithWerks

at this time I can not share whom the...

at this time I can not share whom the manufacturer is. They have been given all the OEM info/details, P/N's & specs to date.
They need an actual OEM unit(clutch & preferably a DM FW) to finish R&D....
12-26-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,344
Posted By SmithWerks

Out listed the pads & shows the cross fitment....

Out listed the pads & shows the cross fitment. Thats a bit misleading as the pads only fit upto 11/2011 on CM models. YES, the pads will fit the r53 CM, upto 11/11'. CM after that require another pad.
12-26-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,344
Posted By SmithWerks

pads are typically under the 12mo/12k warranty as...

pads are typically under the 12mo/12k warranty as these are a wearable item. Im not sure if covered under 36mo warranty?
There is a prod. split on the 11' models for the pads. before or after...
12-26-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 70,978
Posted By SmithWerks

Thumbs up Thanks for the feedback. I'll counter, for fun....

Thanks for the feedback.
I'll counter, for fun.

1) Im speaking directly with a manufacturer that will do the R&D now. They just need a OEM item to work with(ie defective stk unit)
There may be...
12-25-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 910
Posted By SmithWerks

The factory bumper mounted fogs are so low and...

The factory bumper mounted fogs are so low and dim its hard to believe they'd bother anyone.?
Half of the lens housing is already a parking light.

I'd be interested in how you wired this as well...
12-23-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 70,978
Posted By SmithWerks

I own a 2012 All4 manual. I smelled the clutch...

I own a 2012 All4 manual. I smelled the clutch once or twice in heavy NYC traffic. I've solely owned manual cars from since I started driving over 20 yrs ago. I've daily driven manuals in NYC for...
12-19-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,537
Posted By SmithWerks

Congrats! I have the Blk housings HL's w/o...

Congrats! I have the Blk housings HL's w/o Adaptive. I figured it was 1 less thing to break. Xenon was a must & is highly recommended.
Its quite big inside. I never feel claustrophobic (but its...
12-14-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 46,971
Posted By SmithWerks

the Adapter kit for a MB Compact Folding Spare is...

the Adapter kit for a MB Compact Folding Spare is now readily Available!
It will clear both F & R Calipers on the CM, incl. S/ALL4 models.
Sourcing the MB spare is as easy as going to eBay.
I am...
12-14-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,102
Posted By SmithWerks

I see 25-27mpg on my 12' CMs4, manual. I am def...

I see 25-27mpg on my 12' CMs4, manual. I am def heavy footed & drive w/o the Sport button engaged most of the time.
It's def not what the sticker leads you to believe but EPA rating are usually...
12-14-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,962
Posted By SmithWerks

old news, but nonetheless Good stuff! They also...

old news, but nonetheless Good stuff! They also make very pricey coilovers.
Forum: Suspension
12-14-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,156
Posted By SmithWerks

you are correct, I typo'd. it was supposed to be...

you are correct, I typo'd. it was supposed to be 10mm lower springs. just under .5"
Forum: Suspension
12-13-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,156
Posted By SmithWerks

the sport suspension features stiffer, 1mm lower...

the sport suspension features stiffer, 1mm lower springs, 1mm thicker sway bars & also revised damping on the shocks/struts.
I ordered ny CMs4 with this. There were none equipped within my...
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