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03-21-2007, 05:57 PM
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Posted By C4

OK, here is the deal...

Well since my presence here appears to make a lot of people uncomfortable, I will step aside and let all the chips fall into place. Really, I have no business being here where my participation is no...
03-21-2007, 02:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,336
Posted By C4

I just read over at www.mini2.com...

I just read over at www.mini2.com (http://www.mini2.com) someone reporting the first mysterious R56 windshield crack.

Dash rattles have been reported from some early UK owners as well.
03-21-2007, 01:05 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,984
Posted By C4

Here in Braman Miami they have like 8-12 new...

Here in Braman Miami they have like 8-12 new leftover '06 MCS both hardtops and Convertibles plus 1 JCW GP roof number #1007 also brand new.
03-21-2007, 01:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,876
Posted By C4

:lol: That would not be me:lol: But.. the...

:lol: That would not be me:lol:

But.. the R56 is, so far, exhibiting the typical quality control trends of 1st year BMW products:nod:

I agree on that the quality of the MINI as a whole has...
03-21-2007, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,262
Posted By C4

I just had new tints added to my '05 R53 on...

I just had new tints added to my '05 R53 on Sunday. Basically I got Llumar auto window tint 30% fronts (legal in Florida) and 15% out in the back windows. It looks fantastic on my CR/W MCS and...
03-21-2007, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,013
Posted By C4

Not really, at least not until the car is 3 years...

Not really, at least not until the car is 3 years old.

You have a 4 year/50K mile warranty and 3 years/36K mile scheduled service included.

If you buy an extended warranty, the warranty will...
03-21-2007, 08:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,241
Posted By C4

Brian, you have any videos of one of your...

Brian, you have any videos of one of your Fireballed machines smoking a Corvette into the distance?
03-21-2007, 07:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,789
Posted By C4

Why don't you drive it to a Minis of Miami...

Why don't you drive it to a Minis of Miami (www.minisofmiami.com (http://www.minisofmiami.com)) meet this coming Thrusday night (Hooter's in the Doral Area, SW 87 Avenue and 13th street) and show it...
03-21-2007, 07:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 634
Posted By C4

Hey, hey... R53 aren't ugly OKAY? Hehe.......

Hey, hey... R53 aren't ugly OKAY?

Hehe.... I want to see this done to a R56.
03-21-2007, 07:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,321
Posted By C4

I stand corrected.:grin:

I stand corrected.:grin:
03-21-2007, 06:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,321
Posted By C4

Here is the link to the discussion thread: ...

Here is the link to the discussion thread:

http://www.mini2.com/forum/2nd-gen-faults-fixes/137199-mini-adventure-rolls-halt.html

This is the first post:

Mini Adventure - Rolls To A Halt ...
03-21-2007, 06:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,321
Posted By C4

Nope is not the first recorded case. There was...

Nope is not the first recorded case. There was another one in the UK, '07 R56 Cooper automatic, transmission sensor failed at 4K miles causing vehicle to stall at the exit ramp of a Motorway. I...
03-21-2007, 06:14 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,984
Posted By C4

Larry, my man! You back!:thumbsup: :lol:

Larry, my man! You back!:thumbsup: :lol:
03-20-2007, 06:03 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,984
Posted By C4

1997 Rover ACV30 Mini concept: ...

1997 Rover ACV30 Mini concept:

http://www.austin-rover.co.uk/images/r50story_03.jpg
03-20-2007, 05:35 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,984
Posted By C4

Guess what? ...

Guess what?

http://images.motortrend.com/future/future_vehicles/112_0703_08z+mini_moke+front.jpg

The R56 taken to new hights of.....
03-20-2007, 05:29 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,984
Posted By C4

2009 R56 "Facelift" ...

2009 R56 "Facelift"

http://www.mini2.com/galleries/data/2/medium/P0017128.jpg

* Agressive
* Masculine
* Complies with EU Pedestrian safety regulations
* Looks mad all the time
* Sexy roof...
03-20-2007, 12:07 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,984
Posted By C4

Amen.

Amen.
03-20-2007, 12:06 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,984
Posted By C4

Way to go.

Way to go.
03-20-2007, 11:54 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,984
Posted By C4

That seems to bother you a lot, doesn't it...

That seems to bother you a lot, doesn't it Kenny:sly: ?
03-20-2007, 06:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,855
Posted By C4

Apparently it serves a function of directing air...

Apparently it serves a function of directing air under the car, but in the R56 they have made it too big and to my eyes detracts from the look of the car. Probably you don't want to remove it...
03-19-2007, 06:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,855
Posted By C4

Another mod suggestion: Trim down that huge black...

Another mod suggestion: Trim down that huge black plastic lip under the front bumper.

Nice list you got there. We will be keeping an eye on ya.
03-19-2007, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By C4

You meant, LeCrap?:grin:

You meant, LeCrap?:grin:
03-19-2007, 06:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,311
Posted By C4

BWAAAAAAAA!!!!!!!!!:eek2:

BWAAAAAAAA!!!!!!!!!:eek2:
03-19-2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,867
Posted By C4

Yeah. However, I hope that the main mechanical...

Yeah. However, I hope that the main mechanical bits are taken care off by then.:nod:
03-19-2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,867
Posted By C4

Apparently not (Yours truly included:grin: )

Apparently not (Yours truly included:grin: )
03-19-2007, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 487
Posted By C4

Check Corgan Custom, those are the best in the...

Check Corgan Custom, those are the best in the market. Since the car is too new, they may not yet have it. However, with each new model introduction, Corgan is willing to give you the bra for free as...
03-19-2007, 01:18 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,867
Posted By C4

Of course. You are the "pionners"in the path of...

Of course. You are the "pionners"in the path of discovery!!!!!
03-19-2007, 01:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,311
Posted By C4

Great minds think alike dneal...

Great minds think alike dneal...
03-19-2007, 01:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,311
Posted By C4

Seems like exhibit #101 of more R56 cost cutting ...

Seems like exhibit #101 of more R56 cost cutting

(Putting on the flame retardant suit)
03-19-2007, 01:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,190
Posted By C4

If I were to order a new R56 MCS today (NEVER!,...

If I were to order a new R56 MCS today (NEVER!, ha!) I most likely would go with BRG/BRG, chrome bits and red lounge seats.

People will be scratching their heads when they see that car.
...
03-19-2007, 01:09 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,867
Posted By C4

New is not always better:lol: :wink: But I...

New is not always better:lol: :wink:

But I do understand your desire to experience the "latest and greatest".

Just ask Dean, the guy that was dead set on taking delivery of a new R56 next...
03-19-2007, 01:07 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,867
Posted By C4

It is software controlled, so the answer is yes....

It is software controlled, so the answer is yes. I think MINI should enable it on a per-customer-request-basis.

Remember that the key to unlock the performance potential of the R56 turbo engine...
03-19-2007, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11,081
Views: 3,837,022
Posted By C4

The JCW Aerokit really goes a long long way in...

The JCW Aerokit really goes a long long way in improving the looks of the car:thumbsup:

But buddy, you need to put some 18"s in there. The 17"s in the R56 now look like 15s..:lol: :wink:
03-19-2007, 12:59 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,311
Posted By C4

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/130/396396507_95460...

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/130/396396507_954602b848.jpg?v=0
03-19-2007, 12:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,311
Posted By C4

Just an observation. I do not know for sure...

Just an observation. I do not know for sure whether it is a good or bad thing:confused:
03-19-2007, 12:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,312
Posted By C4

My '05 MCS is 2 years old and has been 100%...

My '05 MCS is 2 years old and has been 100% troublefree and solid like Sndwave's. I am currently at 23K miles. I still have 2 "covered" scheduled maintenance stops (In this coming summer and the last...
03-19-2007, 12:45 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,867
Posted By C4

If you want a R56 with factory burble...you have...

If you want a R56 with factory burble...you have to move to the UK/Europe.

The Ämericanized"(Shudders) R56 has no burble and a cushier ride ;)
03-19-2007, 12:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,311
Posted By C4

I noticed the underside of the '07 bonnets almost...

I noticed the underside of the '07 bonnets almost have no insulation....
03-19-2007, 12:25 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,867
Posted By C4

But the burble is the burble!!!! :)

But the burble is the burble!!!! :)
03-19-2007, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 666
Posted By C4

Dean, once again welcome to the MINI family and...

Dean, once again welcome to the MINI family and the "R53"subdivision of irreverent owners.

I am glad that everything worked out so well and I am sure you'll love this car. You pretty much have...
03-19-2007, 11:10 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,867
Posted By C4

Never used the word "junk". The prickly,...

Never used the word "junk".

The prickly, derisive attitude of some R56 apologists here is simply amazing. they love to twist everything to their convenience and turn discussions/debates about...
03-19-2007, 09:19 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,867
Posted By C4

Easy on the personal attacks buddy:mad: :mad:...

Easy on the personal attacks buddy:mad: :mad: :mad:
03-19-2007, 09:17 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,867
Posted By C4

--2

--2
03-19-2007, 09:13 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,867
Posted By C4

Yawn!

Yawn!
03-19-2007, 09:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,190
Posted By C4

Braman MINI in Miami has a BRG/BRG R56 MCS with...

Braman MINI in Miami has a BRG/BRG R56 MCS with the red lounge seats. I saw it Saturday and to be honest I liked the combo. Not for everyone though. It is funky/groovy in its own bizarre way. Didn't...
03-17-2007, 11:47 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,867
Posted By C4

You are very welcome!

You are very welcome!
03-17-2007, 11:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,635
Posted By C4

Ryan, how does it compare to a '05+ Stock MCS...

Ryan, how does it compare to a '05+ Stock MCS with the shorter gearing? That dyno comparison has not been provided anywhere, yet. To me there is simply a huge performance divide between the R56 and...
03-17-2007, 11:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,970
Posted By C4

R52 MCCa. Some of you R56 newbies are so...

R52 MCCa.

Some of you R56 newbies are so defensive about your cars, its funny, really.
03-17-2007, 11:38 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,867
Posted By C4

It will at some point. Wait until it drives you...

It will at some point. Wait until it drives you nuts.
03-17-2007, 11:36 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,867
Posted By C4

Wow buddy cool down your jets, would ya:lol: ...

Wow buddy cool down your jets, would ya:lol:

A high tech engine on a $25K+ car that sounds like a farm tractor is not normal or acceptable. The BMW engineer has to cover his butt during a high...
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