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06-08-2019, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,295
Posted By Landspeeder

Try packasport.com - they are produced in...

Try packasport.com - they are produced in Oregon. Had one of their models for about 20 years. Fiberglass, very durable, several sizes available.
05-27-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,063
Posted By Landspeeder

Eric, on my 2019 it is in the vehicle settings...

Eric, on my 2019 it is in the vehicle settings under doors/keys. You can choose the option that blocks the rear door button when the car is locked. I have tested it and it works! when the car is...
05-27-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,703
Posted By Landspeeder

Your Clubman S will have runflats if it is a new...

Your Clubman S will have runflats if it is a new car from the factory (previously owned maybe not). The spare tire is an option that has to be ordered on any trim level Clubman, it is not inclusive....
04-20-2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,256
Posted By Landspeeder

Upon further review of the pics posted in this...

Upon further review of the pics posted in this thread (Thank you All4) I notice that the rear bumperettes are missing. This prompts the question - is this a Euro model or the US version? The lights...
04-20-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,256
Posted By Landspeeder

All4 was referencing the JCW trim. It will have...

All4 was referencing the JCW trim. It will have the 302 hp engine and drive train found in BMW's X2. That car at 3700# does 0-60 in 4.9. The Clubman looks to be a little more aerodynamic and a...
01-02-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,193
Posted By Landspeeder

Badge delete option (factory) leaves off badging...

Badge delete option (factory) leaves off badging on the rear doors but retains the Clubman script. Also eliminates the All4 badges on the front doors.
11-25-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By Landspeeder

I have always been a believer in using the right...

I have always been a believer in using the right tool for the job at hand. No where in the owners' manuals have I found any specific information blessing the use of hitches/trailers. At high risk...
04-28-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By Landspeeder

After nearly six decades of climbing in and out...

After nearly six decades of climbing in and out of the drivers seat I have learned that the potential of damaging your side bolster is increased greatly by your apparel. I no longer get behind the...
07-11-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,025
Posted By Landspeeder

Is it possible that the settings were done with...

Is it possible that the settings were done with key fob 'A' but she has tried to use key fob 'B' that has the default settings? Key fobs are sensitive to where you keep them on your person...i.e. a...
05-09-2017, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 923
Posted By Landspeeder

Check the Orvis web site.... pricey but very good...

Check the Orvis web site.... pricey but very good quality
04-21-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 957
Posted By Landspeeder

Cravenspeed has a two piece mount that is very...

Cravenspeed has a two piece mount that is very sturdy. It consists of the universal (Gen 3) bracket that fits on the back of your speedo unit, and a bar that attaches to the right side of the...
04-18-2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 952
Posted By Landspeeder

Review page 224 of your owner's manual... All4...

Review page 224 of your owner's manual... All4 Clubman are not to be towed. They recommend loading on a flatbed trailer or on the back of a flat-bed tow truck. If you had a front wheel drive...
04-07-2017, 08:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,077
Posted By Landspeeder

Agree on the price of the car with your sales...

Agree on the price of the car with your sales advisor. Negotiate the price of a maintenance contract with the finance person. A big part of their performance grade (and remuneration) is the percent...
03-27-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,629
Posted By Landspeeder

Check page 70 of your owner's manual. This...

Check page 70 of your owner's manual. This 'smart' brake seems to have a mind of its own in certain situations.
02-27-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,395
Posted By Landspeeder

I took delivery of a 2017 Clubman S All4 three...

I took delivery of a 2017 Clubman S All4 three days ago. So far I am very happy with my decision. Because I was trading in a Gen 3 hatchback, the sales advisor spent most of his time on the Clubman...
02-06-2017, 02:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,935
Posted By Landspeeder

Experienced similar noise on start-up usually...

Experienced similar noise on start-up usually after sitting overnight (warm garage). Happened 4/5 times over the course of three months. Took the car to the dealer (Seattle Mini) last May for...
02-09-2016, 02:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,819
Posted By Landspeeder

When my F56 was new (7/2014), it had similar...

When my F56 was new (7/2014), it had similar problems. Took it in to the dealer after I put 1000 miles on the car (problem never disappeared). They applied an updated software and it cured the...
10-06-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,711
Posted By Landspeeder

If you are driving in the 'green' mode, you have...

If you are driving in the 'green' mode, you have told the car that you want to operate in a fuel efficient manner. The car responds by dialing back the output of the seat heaters and window heaters...
10-02-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,111
Posted By Landspeeder

Cooper/CooperS comparison

My first MINI was a 2013 R56 MCS w/AT and 16" rims/tires (12,000 miles). My Current MINI is a 2014 F56 Cooper w/AT and 16" rims/tires (18,000 miles). On 9/30 I took my Cooper in for the rear seat...
09-06-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,905
Posted By Landspeeder

D, Just reviewed the MINI Canada vs MINI USA...

D,
Just reviewed the MINI Canada vs MINI USA configuration pages and it seems that Canadian offerings are very different from the USA's. Less items seem to be offered and in tighter/less flexible...
08-30-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,759
Posted By Landspeeder

R, OUTMOTORING has the temp spare on their web...

R,
OUTMOTORING has the temp spare on their web site for about $140, carrier/storage bag $70. it indicates that the unit fits the F56/f55 models but you would probably have to do the old switcheroo...
08-22-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,589
Posted By Landspeeder

I believe that if your car was ordered with the...

I believe that if your car was ordered with the JCW steering wheel (a stand alone option) the shift knob will be stitched in the stock black color. However, if your car was ordered with the complete...
06-08-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 954
Posted By Landspeeder

The Tacoma and Seattle dealerships have the same...

The Tacoma and Seattle dealerships have the same owner. Might be a very small competitive spirit between the two. Portland is part of the Lithia group and their MINI competition is more than 200...
06-04-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,769
Posted By Landspeeder

F56 'Justa' has a load capcity of around 700# (...

F56 'Justa' has a load capcity of around 700# ( occupants/luggage/etc.). The owners manual does not list any towing capacity for the car. The towing capacity of a hitch assembly only indicates how...
05-30-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,018
Posted By Landspeeder

Recently had the dealer perform the 12,000 mile...

Recently had the dealer perform the 12,000 mile service when the indicator showed up on the info screen. Asked dealer to rotate tires too... he said they would measure the tread wear and if there...
05-20-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,394
Posted By Landspeeder

I read a report on Motoringfile today that...

I read a report on Motoringfile today that indicated that the sport suspension option is being dropped due to a lack of demand. This was supposed to affect the 2016 MY builds but maybe MINI had...
02-20-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,962
Posted By Landspeeder

flyers47... The climate conditions in your area...

flyers47... The climate conditions in your area are killing your MPG. In 40 degree temps it takes my car about 3 miles to start producing cabin heat if I drive away directly w/out any warm up time. ...
02-19-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 12,962
Posted By Landspeeder

While I respect the MPG that MINI produces, I...

While I respect the MPG that MINI produces, I really bought it for the driving performance and semi-retro appearance. If I was obsessed with MPG, I would have purchased a refrigerator w/wheels...
01-28-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,285
Posted By Landspeeder

Many early 2014 'Justas' with automatics...

Many early 2014 'Justas' with automatics experienced ragged/jerky downshifts as well as cold engine drivability issues. Did not seem to be wide spread and was cured when the dealer was made aware of...
12-22-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,156
Posted By Landspeeder

hp79, The SA that I referred to is the...

hp79,


The SA that I referred to is the SERVICE ADVISOR, not a Sales Associate. I know that the F series cars are a new product to the advisors as well as the techs, and there is a learning...
12-22-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,156
Posted By Landspeeder

Obviously you have a lot of questions about your...

Obviously you have a lot of questions about your F56 that are not answered in the manuals/on-line resources. Make a thorough list of your questions and go to your local dealer... they are probably...
12-20-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,033
Posted By Landspeeder

Our AT MINIs do not like have a foot on the gas...

Our AT MINIs do not like have a foot on the gas and braking at the same time... most noticeable when the car shifts down from 2nd to 1st. Seems to confuse the electronic throttle and transmission...
12-11-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,568
Posted By Landspeeder

I bought my 2014 F56 Justa off the lot in...

I bought my 2014 F56 Justa off the lot in mid-July 2014. I experienced intermittent cold start and cold drivability issues... not terminal but annoying. After I recorded the recommended break-in...
11-11-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,823
Posted By Landspeeder

Small stones wedged in your tire tread... could...

Small stones wedged in your tire tread... could make a ticking sound as you begin to move and then a popping (whacking) sound as they are flung out of the tread against fender liners or other parts...
10-30-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By Landspeeder

Remove the mat and inspect the Velcro attachment...

Remove the mat and inspect the Velcro attachment pieces on both surfaces. They are plastic and 'click into place. If not seated properly they might be the culprit.
10-30-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,668
Posted By Landspeeder

Temps around here are still in the 50+ range so I...

Temps around here are still in the 50+ range so I do not have much demand for their use yet. I did try them out today based on your comments and find they get plenty toasty! As mentioned earlier...
10-26-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,077
Posted By Landspeeder

Rocket man, Look at the Michelin web...

Rocket man,


Look at the Michelin web site... it indicates that the Primacy 3 is available in a RFT configuration. 'Zero Pressure' in Michelin speak. Observing that MINI/BMW is committed to RFT...
10-26-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 646
Posted By Landspeeder

The F56 is a small, well sealed car. If you have...

The F56 is a small, well sealed car. If you have the 'recycled air' switch on manual you essentially closed off the outside air (and vents) and the HVAC system might make it feel like the car is...
10-23-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 898
Posted By Landspeeder

Cruise control is very sensitive to the slightest...

Cruise control is very sensitive to the slightest brake input and will cancel the cruise control setting if the brake pads move. That being said, if you were cooking pretty good in a curve the...
10-17-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 976
Posted By Landspeeder

Jetmechanic, I have had satellite radios...

Jetmechanic,


I have had satellite radios in two Jeeps, a Toyota, and a Ram and now a MINI. They all suffered from 'tree fade'. Or in urban settings building fade. The further north you live...
10-17-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,402
Posted By Landspeeder

Hotrunner, Do you actually live in the...

Hotrunner,


Do you actually live in the land of Molsons and have a KPH analog speedo? Or, do you want to show both formats at the same time?


My 2014 is a US vehicle and has a MPH analog...
10-01-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,805
Posted By Landspeeder

Slilock, A point of caution... much of the...

Slilock,
A point of caution... much of the redesign of the F56 nose was driven by pedestrian safety issues. The wide black bar running across the grill is a 'crush zone' for pedestrian impact. The...
09-29-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,130
Posted By Landspeeder

At my age I should remember to wear my glasses...

At my age I should remember to wear my glasses when reading the small print! The correct front disk diameters are Cooper 11.0", Cooper S 11.6". This corrected info is from the MINIUSA web site.
09-29-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,793
Posted By Landspeeder

Bill, After 10,000 miles in a 2013 Hardtop S...

Bill, After 10,000 miles in a 2013 Hardtop S with sport seats, I threw in the towel. Being a 'full figured' fellow, the seat bottom bolsters made my thighs go numb after about 90 minutes. After...
09-29-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,130
Posted By Landspeeder

Greg, The front disks on the Cooper are...

Greg,


The front disks on the Cooper are 10.0". The front disks on the Cooper S are 10.4". The Cooper's basic rim is 15", and the S model has a 16" basic size.


Check with the tire gurus...
09-02-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,958
Posted By Landspeeder

We are all using English here but in two...

We are all using English here but in two different dialects... The configuration of the trunk for the Justa is a little different than the S due to the exhaust routing under the car. The Justa, with...
09-02-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,105
Posted By Landspeeder

I have a 'Justa' that was bought off the lot......

I have a 'Justa' that was bought off the lot... it is equipped with the Hankook Ventus Prime 2 tires mounted on the Victory Spoke 16" rims. According to the Hankook web site, the Prime 2 tires are...
08-29-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 631
Posted By Landspeeder

Our MINI Justa came with Hankook Ventus Prime 2...

Our MINI Justa came with Hankook Ventus Prime 2 tires. They are 16" runflats mounted on black Victory Spoke rims. Only 1500 miles so far but they are much more compliant than the RF Continentals...
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