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02-27-2006, 09:27 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 6,505
Posted By ravenfish

I am a new MINI owner, 10/2005. I drive in...

I am a new MINI owner, 10/2005. I drive in NY/NJ. It's hard to get wave around here especially in Manhattan. Most drivers are multi-tasking during their commute and just don't notice you. And...
02-21-2006, 08:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,484
Posted By ravenfish

I took my Capital One Blank Check to my dealer...

I took my Capital One Blank Check to my dealer with my insurance info one week before I took delivery. Three days later my MA called, the blank check cleared. No problems.
Forum: Electrical
02-20-2006, 07:16 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 21,790
Posted By ravenfish

I am also considering the EVO. Where do you hide...

I am also considering the EVO. Where do you hide the controller if you have a parcel shelf?
02-04-2006, 08:41 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,561
Posted By ravenfish

https://www.northamericanmotoring.com/gallery/data...

https://www.northamericanmotoring.com/gallery/data/500/medium/19557DSC00147.JPG (https://www.northamericanmotoring.com/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=15714&size=big&cat=500&ppuser=19557)
01-15-2006, 07:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,128
Posted By ravenfish

Also from the NY/NJ area, very cold last night...

Also from the NY/NJ area, very cold last night and today.

Bring it to the dealer and have them check that out. Heated seats should never melt the seat.

I have heated seats in my MCSa and...
12-31-2005, 01:35 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 13,765
Posted By ravenfish

DarkMiniCooperS - Where did you get those? They...

DarkMiniCooperS - Where did you get those? They are very cool! But I don't think they will work with my '06. If the white lens is the turn signal, where are the reverse lights?
12-31-2005, 11:43 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 13,765
Posted By ravenfish

minibot- Miles looks great with the euro lights. ...

minibot- Miles looks great with the euro lights.

The install was very easy has the same assembly as the stock lights.
They are OEM in europe.
I got mine from newministuff.com
If you're not...
12-31-2005, 12:45 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 13,765
Posted By ravenfish

https://www.northamericanmotoring.com/gallery/data...

https://www.northamericanmotoring.com/gallery/data/500/thumbs/DSC00112.JPG (https://www.northamericanmotoring.com/gallery/showphoto.php?photo=17868&cat=500)

I put these on 2 months after...
11-30-2005, 07:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,255
Posted By ravenfish

I believe with the cold weather pkg, the washer...

I believe with the cold weather pkg, the washer nozzels and side mirrors warm automatically at ignition in any temp. My MA made a point of showing me the feature.
11-28-2005, 03:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 692
Posted By ravenfish

beware of the restocking fee :lol: :lol: :lol:

beware of the restocking fee :lol: :lol: :lol:
11-24-2005, 10:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,241
Posted By ravenfish

I have the stock headunit with the OEM ipod...

I have the stock headunit with the OEM ipod connection.
The sound is fine.
I don't listen to the radio other than NPR so I can't really give you info on the quality of radio music.
The HU...
11-22-2005, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 885
Posted By ravenfish

I just had JCW brakes and suspension installed on...

I just had JCW brakes and suspension installed on my MCSa with 17" R99s.
My winter set are 16" R87s.
I know the R87s will fit the JCW brakes.
Do I have to do aything special when I swap the 17" to...
11-21-2005, 06:36 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,047
Posted By ravenfish

I have the Piano Black without the chromeline...

I have the Piano Black without the chromeline option.
I have one pic of the passenger side in my gallery, it's not very good but you get the idea.

The tach came in anthracite direct from the...
11-20-2005, 09:36 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,047
Posted By ravenfish

Looks great! Good to see another paino...

Looks great!

Good to see another paino black interior out there!

Just a note, for the chrome haters, the standard trim is anthracite.

And the best part of that, the tach is also...
11-20-2005, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 946
Posted By ravenfish

Parcel shelf or Euro shelf. You can get it from...

Parcel shelf or Euro shelf. You can get it from Outmotoring.com or Classic MINI.
11-11-2005, 06:26 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,187
Posted By ravenfish

Anyone driving from NY/NJ? I was thinking of...

Anyone driving from NY/NJ?
I was thinking of doing a cross country trip from NY to SF, stopping in Vegas for your meet.
If anyone is driving out, I would like to tag along.
11-11-2005, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,049
Posted By ravenfish

Well, with no hope of mounting the V spokes with...

Well, with no hope of mounting the V spokes with the JCW brakes:sad: , I am saying goodbye to the V spokes.:cry: I will post when I am ready to sell them with the tyres.

I ordered a set of...
11-11-2005, 04:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,569
Posted By ravenfish

No way! How is that possible!?:eek: I want...

No way! How is that possible!?:eek:

I want to hear from more people who have done this!:smile:
11-11-2005, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By ravenfish

When I turn my Xenons; The lights go on ...

When I turn my Xenons;

The lights go on
Level up high
Lower to driving postion
As the leveling happens they get brighter
I haven't noticed any noise from the headlights
11-11-2005, 07:08 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,743
Posted By ravenfish

Not to highjack the thread. I always ask the...

Not to highjack the thread.
I always ask the sales rep if they drive/own the brand they sell.
Usually if they say no, I find another rep.
It's a given.
11-10-2005, 08:58 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,743
Posted By ravenfish

I came from a 2003 Hyundai Elantra GT Hatchback. ...

I came from a 2003 Hyundai Elantra GT Hatchback.
Nice interior room and big trunk, SLUG on the road.
I needed a car and I couldn't wait for a MINI to be built.
3 years later, 9/2002-10/2005, I...
Forum: Europe
11-10-2005, 06:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,569
Posted By ravenfish

Aunque no soy español es grande ver otra lengua...

Aunque no soy español es grande ver otra lengua en NAM. :thumbsup:

Yo soy Filipino y me preguntaba si había otros MINI dueños Filipinos en NAM.

Debo hablar quizá en TAGALOG.
11-06-2005, 05:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,624
Posted By ravenfish

Dude you're really tall! I barely see over the...

Dude you're really tall!
I barely see over the top.
11-06-2005, 11:23 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,069
Posted By ravenfish

I believe the majority of posters here are men. ...

I believe the majority of posters here are men.

Female Driver in SE7EN!
11-06-2005, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 806
Posted By ravenfish

Surprised you haven't seen those JCW wheels, 18"...

Surprised you haven't seen those JCW wheels, 18" R105 before. My dealer has had them on display. They are polished with black trim on the inside cut-outs and they also come in all black.

Funny...
Forum: 1st Gear
11-03-2005, 08:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,313
Posted By ravenfish

I would do the finance. 5.4% is a great...

I would do the finance.

5.4% is a great rate from BMW. You must have excellent credit.

There are some things about a lease that stink.

If this is your only car, you will rack up...
11-03-2005, 07:39 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,225
Posted By ravenfish

I love the SILK GREEN! I have a PS/B, a...

I love the SILK GREEN!

I have a PS/B, a very safe color combo. I wanted a light metallic and the silver was the only choice available.

When I see those SG MINIs rolling down the street, it...
11-02-2005, 06:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,239
Posted By ravenfish

http://www.motoringfile.com/2005/09/21/jcw_gear_sh...

http://www.motoringfile.com/2005/09/21/jcw_gear_shift_indicator

I hope this helps you out.
10-31-2005, 03:58 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,794
Posted By ravenfish

you know you've embraced the motoring lifestyle when.....

you go out to put a quarter in the parking meter and decide to take the MINI for a quick spin instead.:nod:
10-31-2005, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,049
Posted By ravenfish

I have also heard (read) that the V Spokes will...

I have also heard (read) that the V Spokes will fit with some kind of spacer or weight. But I have yet to see any pics or hear from an actual owner of this set up.

I am not fond of the 16"...
10-30-2005, 08:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,049
Posted By ravenfish

JCW Brakes on 16" V Spoke aka X Lites, R84

Is it possible? Is there any way to fit the JCW Brakes with the stock V Spokes aka X Lites, R84? If you have, please post pics and info on what needs to be done.

If a dealer mounted, spill the...
10-30-2005, 06:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,051
Posted By ravenfish

Regarding the dealer installed JCW Kit for the...

Regarding the dealer installed JCW Kit for the '05 and '06, I don't think the Brake Kit is included. The brakes, suspension and strut brace are ala carte.
10-28-2005, 04:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 885
Posted By ravenfish

Just got one from Classic Mini in Ohio, $76...

Just got one from Classic Mini in Ohio, $76 incld. shipping to NJ. Call the parts department and tell them you're a NAM member. They're a NAM vendor.
10-25-2005, 11:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,613
Posted By ravenfish

Thanks for the input! I got the Winters just to...

Thanks for the input! I got the Winters just to be on the safe the side. I am sure I'll get good use of them this winter.
10-24-2005, 10:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,613
Posted By ravenfish

NJ: When are you putting on your Winters?

So, I got some Winters from Tirerack.

The weather is turning really quick this fall. Mid 70's to low 50's in two days, plus rain and more rain. Now we are looking at nights in the 30's.
...
10-23-2005, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 909
Posted By ravenfish

I also have a 2006. My bonnet does the same...

I also have a 2006. My bonnet does the same thing. I have to slam the bonnet shut. I am going to mention it to the SA when I bring it in for the 1000 oil change, which will be soon.
10-21-2005, 05:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,020
Posted By ravenfish

I really don't like that the rear indicator...

I really don't like that the rear indicator lights in my '06 blink red. Can I put a yellow bulb in the light and have it blink orange at least? Or does the lens just eat up any color change?
10-21-2005, 03:43 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,972
Posted By ravenfish

Just got my plates, not vanity. These...

Just got my plates, not vanity.

These came straight from the New Jersey MVC.

UBE 43D

:lol:
10-21-2005, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 578
Posted By ravenfish

Hey Donna/Mike, Do you have the "auto open"...

Hey Donna/Mike,
Do you have the "auto open" feature programmed on your key remote? My MA didn't have my remote programmed for that feature exactly for that reason. "Sometimes when in your pocket...
10-18-2005, 10:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,280
Posted By ravenfish

I do believe I have you all beat. :razz: I...

I do believe I have you all beat. :razz:

I picked up my SE7EN Saturday morning:smile: :smile: :smile: , drove it to my office. Three hours later, my cell phone rings, "Chris, excellent ride....
Forum: JCW Garage
10-16-2005, 03:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,153
Posted By ravenfish

JCW

JCW
10-13-2005, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 715
Posted By ravenfish

MCC on WHEEL OF FORTUNE!

A MCC Hot Orange spotted on Wheel of Fortune.
I know, why am I watching WOF? It's fun.:grin:
10-11-2005, 12:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,355
Posted By ravenfish

Sure, you're doing it right now.:grin: If...

Sure, you're doing it right now.:grin:

If you didn't buy the warranty and you never had issues with your tires then golf clap for you.:cool:

If you did buy the warranty and never had...
10-11-2005, 07:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,355
Posted By ravenfish

IMHO, the tire warranty is more than worth the...

IMHO, the tire warranty is more than worth the money. If you read through this forum you will find post after post of MINI owners complaining about the cost of replacing a tire, a wheel, or both. ...
10-08-2005, 12:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,077
Posted By ravenfish

I would get a new tire. If the screw is near the...

I would get a new tire. If the screw is near the sidewall, a new tire is the safer choice. I am sure you can find the tire at a cheaper price than the dealer quote.
09-25-2005, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 895
Posted By ravenfish

I spend my time between JC and GVillage. I wash...

I spend my time between JC and GVillage. I wash all of my cars @ Waterworks 758 Garfield Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07305 phone: (201) 434-0500, ask for Frannie. Touchless, pressure wash. They do a...
09-25-2005, 08:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 895
Posted By ravenfish

Well that is truely gross.:eek2::eek2: :eek2: ...

Well that is truely gross.:eek2::eek2: :eek2: I have lived in NYC and Jersey City for the past 15 years, I never. I have heard of rats and mice nesting in engines, especially in cars that are not...
09-21-2005, 10:22 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,505
Posted By ravenfish

Still very much a newbie. How do you even make a...

Still very much a newbie. How do you even make a signature with a pic?:roll:
Forum: 1st Gear
09-21-2005, 10:11 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,886
Posted By ravenfish

I am on the MAERSK TEAL!!!!:grin: ETA in NY...

I am on the MAERSK TEAL!!!!:grin: ETA in NY 9/30/2005.:razz: Great to be the first stop, so close to home. I'm gonna try to steal a peek of them unloading:lol: When the TEAL docks I'll sing HAPPY...
09-20-2005, 08:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,613
Posted By ravenfish

Thanks for the input guys. "SE7EN" is not due to...

Thanks for the input guys. "SE7EN" is not due to arrive until mid october, so I have some time to decide. Have any suggestions on wheels?
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