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06-05-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,627
Posted By charrigan

:popcorn: Interesting..... As a side...

:popcorn:

Interesting.....


As a side note they did sell the F56 shop car they used for product development to move onto other platforms.
Forum: JCW Garage
06-05-2019, 04:45 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 21,553
Posted By charrigan

My car and your car have zero bearing on what the...

My car and your car have zero bearing on what the GP3 is going to be. I dont know why you brought this up other than to flex your e-p33n.

Your claims of what the GP3 will be are simply pulled out...
Forum: JCW Garage
06-04-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 21,553
Posted By charrigan

It's not going to be anywhere near 400lbs lighter...

It's not going to be anywhere near 400lbs lighter than stock. He lives on fantasy land of imaginary performance Mini's.
Forum: JCW Garage
05-31-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 21,553
Posted By charrigan

This thread and others are riddled with...

This thread and others are riddled with theoretical numbers, lap times, and weights by Clutch Wotan. These are the types of threads automotive engineers make fun of because of the insane rumors.
...
Forum: JCW Garage
05-30-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,541
Posted By charrigan

The Wagner is amazing and they are very...

The Wagner is amazing and they are very transparent with datalogs. Personally for a comparable price I would do Wagner over Forge.
05-30-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,161
Posted By charrigan

Correct. The exhaust consists of a new 2nd cat...

Correct. The exhaust consists of a new 2nd cat (IIRC it is a 600cell and no resonator with a new smaller rear muffler. Obviously if running with the flap open you are bypassing the rear muffler.
...
05-29-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,161
Posted By charrigan

Interesting. I also thought it was a waste of...

Interesting. I also thought it was a waste of money scrapping a very expensive cat and full exhaust.

The JCW pro exhaust is not legal on European roads anymore so I believe only North American...
05-29-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,161
Posted By charrigan

To clarify the JCW tuning kit is not a factory...

To clarify the JCW tuning kit is not a factory installed part. If ordered with a new vehicle it is installed at the port of entry.
05-29-2019, 01:32 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,161
Posted By charrigan

Here is article testing the NM installed on a jcw...

Here is article testing the NM installed on a jcw tuning kit

http://www.motoringfun.com/2015/11/10/nm-eng-power-module/
05-28-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,161
Posted By charrigan

The current MSRP for the JCW tuning kit is $947....

The current MSRP for the JCW tuning kit is $947. This is a clearance price below dealer cost to sell off any tuning kits left. Once sold out it will no longer be available.
05-28-2019, 03:17 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,161
Posted By charrigan

The JCW tuning kit for an S is rated at 210hp but...

The JCW tuning kit for an S is rated at 210hp but that figure in conservative.
05-16-2019, 02:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By charrigan

The F54 and F60 JCW use the exact same calipers...

The F54 and F60 JCW use the exact same calipers and rotors. You can verify yourself on realoem if you would like. Everything from the jcw is a direct bolt on with an S or base f54 and f60. They are...
Forum: JCW Garage
05-08-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,980
Posted By charrigan

everything you listed (except A/C delete and curb...

everything you listed (except A/C delete and curb weight) has been disproved from spy shots and video clips of the production validation units that are on the road.
Forum: JCW Garage
05-08-2019, 04:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,980
Posted By charrigan

I am calling BS on all of the above until I see a...

I am calling BS on all of the above until I see a leaked options list. The dealers do not have access to this information yet so it sounds like the salesman is cold calling people to gain commitments...
05-07-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 912
Posted By charrigan

Prosport gauges a few years back had a horrible...

Prosport gauges a few years back had a horrible reputation for being very inaccurate. I am not sure if that same reputation holds today. What PSI does your gauge show running the JCW tune only?
...
Forum: JCW Garage
04-30-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 21,553
Posted By charrigan

production line validation units are on the road...

production line validation units are on the road already. That means all the tooling is done and automation is being finalized as well as work instructions. Once those are complete the production...
Forum: JCW Garage
04-29-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 21,553
Posted By charrigan

x2 m35i has a base of $46k and the "iconic" trim...

x2 m35i has a base of $46k and the "iconic" trim F56 JCW starts at $39k. I think people should brace for a mid $40k GP3.
Forum: JCW Garage
04-29-2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 21,553
Posted By charrigan

The 335hp and 1100kg rumor seems to have started...

The 335hp and 1100kg rumor seems to have started by a user on pistonheads.

The german forums have multiple users with internal bmw connections that have been stating 306hp for months. There has...
04-26-2019, 04:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,686
Posted By charrigan

Great deal on these. I paid much more for mine.

Great deal on these. I paid much more for mine.
04-24-2019, 09:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,163
Posted By charrigan

Peak torque drops off at 4000 but peak power is a...

Peak torque drops off at 4000 but peak power is a flat line from 4000 to 6000
04-24-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,163
Posted By charrigan

I have had a fair amount of seat time in a b38...

I have had a fair amount of seat time in a b38 Mini and I did not notice any turbo lag at all. It does feel like you are towing something though due to not having enough power IMO. The b38 has a...
04-23-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By charrigan

I am open to offers on these. Just to...

I am open to offers on these.

Just to clarify because I received a couple messages about the F54 Clubman brakes and there seems to be some confusion on what calipers and rotors are used on the...
04-20-2019, 06:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 826
Posted By charrigan

Looks awesome! One of the few wheels out there...

Looks awesome! One of the few wheels out there that look good on anything.
04-17-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,532
Posted By charrigan

https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/f56-cooper-s-ha...

https://www.newtis.info/tisv2/a/en/f56-cooper-s-hat/repair-manuals/51-body-equipment/51-21-door-locks-handles-fittings-front/1VnY0iOGMs

door handle replacement on the f56 takes MAYBE 15 minutes...
04-17-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 548
Posted By charrigan

Clubman JCW rear brake caliper assemblies

These rear calipers were pulled off of a 2017 Clubman JCW with less than 17k miles on the vehicle. These are a perfect for upgrading your existing rear calipers on a clubman or can be retrofitted to...
Forum: JCW Garage
04-16-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,364
Posted By charrigan

I have OEM brembo's off of a JCW in front of me...

I have OEM brembo's off of a JCW in front of me now. I can confirm that the pistons are steel and have zero plastic. The only plastic part is the rubber boot/seal for the piston.
04-16-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By charrigan

It is his design. The files are floating around...

It is his design. The files are floating around the internet. I have a 3d printer at my office for prototype work and I am just selling off my test prints for my personal car instead of throwing them...
04-16-2019, 05:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By charrigan

I have 1 red mount still available.

I have 1 red mount still available.
04-15-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By charrigan

I used that TSB as an example of the recurring...

I used that TSB as an example of the recurring issue of discoloring trim issues within BMW. These issues or similar trim issues have been going on with black trim since the early 2000's.

The part...
04-15-2019, 02:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 488
Posted By charrigan

The foglight surround on the S with JCW aero pack...

The foglight surround on the S with JCW aero pack is not painted. Its gloss black injection molded plastic.

Here is an old tsb for shadowline trim BMW's. They also turned a purplish color with age...
Forum: JCW Garage
04-14-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,899
Posted By charrigan

:confused: F54 JCW stops from 70-0 in 171ft ...

:confused:

F54 JCW stops from 70-0 in 171ft

F30 335xi stops from 70 -0 in 186ft

E90 LCI 335i stops from 70-0 in 168 ft.

335i is a pretty solid benchmark for braking performance.
Forum: JCW Garage
04-12-2019, 05:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,364
Posted By charrigan

There is a slight spring rate difference between...

There is a slight spring rate difference between the JCW Pro and KW V1.
04-10-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,216
Posted By charrigan

The dinan elite install takes less than 30...

The dinan elite install takes less than 30 minutes. Also the Dinan warranty does not state the installation must be performed at a dinan dealer in order to get the warranty. It does state they will...
Forum: JCW Garage
04-09-2019, 05:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,406
Posted By charrigan

That looks to be part of the production...

That looks to be part of the production validation test fleet. They even wrapped over the GP badge on the rear. All signs are pointing to that being the production form of the GP3
04-09-2019, 04:30 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,537
Posted By charrigan

lets keep this thread about intercoolers and not...

lets keep this thread about intercoolers and not future production cars
Forum: JCW Garage
04-09-2019, 04:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,406
Posted By charrigan

Jesus Christ those fenders are horrible looking....

Jesus Christ those fenders are horrible looking. They ruin the lines of the car and look like an afterthought.
04-05-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By charrigan

The drive mode selector was changed for 2019 from...

The drive mode selector was changed for 2019 from the collar around the shifter to the far right toggle switch behind the shifter. IIRC all 2019 3cyl mini's lost the drive mode selector. In order to...
04-04-2019, 05:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By charrigan

JCW Pro exhaust remote holder

I did a couple test prints of these on my 3d printer. This is an excellent alternative to the foam insert the JCW Pro exhaust comes with and you do not lose use of one of your cup holders.

Black -...
04-03-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,161
Posted By charrigan

Dont expect a dinan flash for the mini platform...

Dont expect a dinan flash for the mini platform anytime soon. APR calibrators take a LONG time to release a tune. Dinan will go for the b58, n54, n55, s55, s63 engines first before they even attempt...
03-29-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By charrigan

The stock image is incorrect. The afe scorcher gt...

The stock image is incorrect. The afe scorcher gt module modifies the map and tmap signal like the dinan, neuspeed, etc. I'm not sure if many people run the afe. I definitely have not seen any...
03-20-2019, 04:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,800
Posted By charrigan

Thank god a company with real customer service is...

Thank god a company with real customer service is attempting to bring Duell AG to the U.S.

Gigamot and Duell AG have horrid response to inquiries if you even get one at all. I am not sure if its a...
03-06-2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,537
Posted By charrigan

wagner is the only company I know of that is...

wagner is the only company I know of that is transparent with this info.
...
Forum: JCW Garage
03-06-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,287
Posted By charrigan

Log your car. You will be surprised on how lean...

Log your car. You will be surprised on how lean newer gen DI engines run.

I went back to my logs and I was slightly off. sub 5k rpm the MCS will target 14.7:1 AFR. Above 5k depending on IAT etc it...
Forum: JCW Garage
03-05-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,287
Posted By charrigan

Before I purchased JB4 I was using a OBD...

Before I purchased JB4 I was using a OBD Bluetooth adapter and logging with DashCommand.

JB4 with the Bluetooth adapter makes logging a piece of cake.
Forum: JCW Garage
03-05-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,287
Posted By charrigan

I can confirm the old Racechip Ultimate does add...

I can confirm the old Racechip Ultimate does add fuel. The new Racechip GTS is pretty much the same as the old ultimate but the components are better.

JB4 only connects to the TMAP and MAP sensors...
Forum: JCW Garage
03-05-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,287
Posted By charrigan

one of the reasons I sold my Racechip. If you...

one of the reasons I sold my Racechip. If you turn down the Racechip setting the surge will be less noticeable.

I will say comparing my logs of NM, Dinan sport, and Racechip Ultimate the Racechip...
03-04-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,537
Posted By charrigan

Per Wagner: JCW vs Wagner JCW intercooler -...

Per Wagner:
JCW vs Wagner JCW intercooler - provides a 30% larger frontal area and 47% more volume compared to the stock intercooler
Cooper S vs Wagner Competition - provides a 53% larger frontal...
Forum: JCW Garage
03-04-2019, 10:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,287
Posted By charrigan

I had the Racechip ultimate in the past on my...

I had the Racechip ultimate in the past on my car. Per the technical support team with Racechip this was expected and as designed behavior for it. We have 93oct here and I had it from day 1 until...
Forum: JCW Garage
03-02-2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,287
Posted By charrigan

someone local! Michigan is such a dead zone for...

someone local! Michigan is such a dead zone for modded f5x's.
keep me posted when you may be going. It may be useful to compare multiple tubes. My pro tuning kit is going on next week and I still...
02-28-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,313
Posted By charrigan

When it comes to performance a high quality 100...

When it comes to performance a high quality 100 or 200 cell cat is zero difference power wise vs a catless downpipe. This has been proven on multiple platforms. Especially with the low power the...
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