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Forum: JCW Garage
06-05-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 376
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Posted By 03mini-S

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmoto...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/2000x1124/80-img_20170329_180957750_6507c166d3ea29f50449fe4ddc87f1f15975d854.jpg

Melting Silver / Chili Red
06-04-2017, 06:23 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 68,637
Posted By 03mini-S

Congrats and welcome to the F54 JCW club! Nice! ...

Congrats and welcome to the F54 JCW club! Nice! I was just up that way last weekend with my F54 JCW and got 37.2 mpg on our way back home to PA. You're going to love the car...hands down it's been...
04-11-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 68,637
Posted By 03mini-S

On the factory JCW exhaust setup, if you haven't...

On the factory JCW exhaust setup, if you haven't seen or heard a F54 JCW in person, when the car is started and the flap is closed, it is louder but once it opens the car at idle becomes quiet. The...
Forum: JCW Garage
04-10-2017, 11:09 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,166
Posted By 03mini-S

ok, it's kind of dark so it made it difficult to...

ok, it's kind of dark so it made it difficult to see the spoke design. Interesting.
Forum: JCW Garage
04-10-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,166
Posted By 03mini-S

The picture is not of the 19" Course Spoke, which...

The picture is not of the 19" Course Spoke, which is the only 19" offered as far as I know.
04-10-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 68,637
Posted By 03mini-S

The aftermarket are 18" Neuspeed RSe12 Light in...

The aftermarket are 18" Neuspeed RSe12 Light in gunmetal finish, the only JCW spec aftermarket rim that will fit our brakes without any spacers.
The exhaust is the stock JCW exhaust. There flap is...
Forum: JCW Garage
04-07-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 780
Posted By 03mini-S

I've been thinking of getting the JB4 Beta for my...

I've been thinking of getting the JB4 Beta for my F54 JCW but for service work the Dinantronics Sport is very easy & quick to remove.

http://www.burgertuning.com/MINI_B38_B48_JB4.html
...
04-07-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,270
Posted By 03mini-S

The lights on the door are not primary brake...

The lights on the door are not primary brake lights. They are turn signals and have been that way since the F54 came out. Their article is incorrect by stating that.
04-06-2017, 05:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,270
Posted By 03mini-S

[QUOTE=WhatV8;4292868]The inner lights originally...

[QUOTE=WhatV8;4292868]The inner lights originally flashed as turn signals when the barn doors are open, they have always worked that way, so nothing new there. Only change seems to be the inners no...
04-06-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,270
Posted By 03mini-S

So it turns out the inner lamps are now a blinker...

So it turns out the inner lamps are now a blinker when the barn doors are open. I just tested it.
I also spoke with the owner of our dealer and he has been in contact with engineers. For the time...
04-06-2017, 04:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,270
Posted By 03mini-S

brake light tech bulletin

I had my car in to repair a non functioning nav on the 8.8 touchscreen and they updated the brake programming. All I can say is that I'm not happy with the functionality of it now. I wrote an email...
04-05-2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 544
Posted By 03mini-S

Fixed issue at dealer today. They had to...

Fixed issue at dealer today. They had to remotely link into my car and fix an apparent software glitch.
04-04-2017, 02:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 544
Posted By 03mini-S

Nav not working

First of all, I have a '17 F54 JCW with the touchscreen nav screen. This morning I got in the car, pressed the Map toggle, as I was driving, and didn't get a screen changeover to the map. I then...
03-19-2017, 06:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,109
Posted By 03mini-S

It's Melting Silver. Thanks. Out of all the...

It's Melting Silver. Thanks.
Out of all the MINIs I've owned and or driven, this is by far my absolute favorite. The torque is a big plus over the S. I ordered all 3 option packages, the power...
03-18-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,109
Posted By 03mini-S

No spacers needed, nor any fitment issues. I had...

No spacers needed, nor any fitment issues. I had the tech fit a wheel on the front to make sure it cleared the new Brembo's before mounting the tires. Aaron (Outmotoring) assured me they would fit....
03-14-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,109
Posted By 03mini-S

they are the Michelin Pilot Alpin PA4 P225/40-18...

they are the Michelin Pilot Alpin PA4 P225/40-18 non rf winter tires. My 19" factory JCW Course Spoke rims came with Bridgestone Potenza S001 P225/35-19 runflats
03-14-2017, 05:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,109
Posted By 03mini-S

I'm running the NM RSe Lights 18" in Gunmetal...

I'm running the NM RSe Lights 18" in Gunmetal (for JCW) shod with/ Michelin Pilot Alpin PA4 non runflat winter tires. They look awesome with the Melting Silver. My factory rims are the 19"
...
03-02-2017, 06:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,208
Posted By 03mini-S

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmoto...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/1120x2000/80-img_20170106_172456724_de73c055a0708c09697cc0883dbcf1d83c9e700b.jpgMy F54 JCW
02-25-2017, 07:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,445
Posted By 03mini-S

only the F54 Clubman have it

only the F54 Clubman have it
02-25-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,499
Posted By 03mini-S

I have the fiber alloy illuminated and it only...

I have the fiber alloy illuminated and it only gives a single color at a time, unlike the version pictured that does two colors at a time. Mine has a herringbone design in the front door trim. The...
02-25-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,499
Posted By 03mini-S

yes, you can shut it completely off but it gets...

yes, you can shut it completely off but it gets too dark in the car since it turns off all of the mood lighting
02-15-2017, 06:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,112
Posted By 03mini-S

All 4 lights in the bumper illuminate on my car...

All 4 lights in the bumper illuminate on my car with the LED package when the brakes are applied normally.
02-15-2017, 06:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,112
Posted By 03mini-S

All 4 lights illuminate when the brakes are...

All 4 lights illuminate when the brakes are applied normally on mine with the LED option package, not just two.
02-12-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,599
Posted By 03mini-S

Gabe, from Motoringfile, is actually using the...

Gabe, from Motoringfile, is actually using the same gunmetal ones as the summer setup on the Melting Silver F54 they have on loan from MINIUSA.
02-12-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,599
Posted By 03mini-S

:popcorn: It looks so much better in person....

:popcorn:

It looks so much better in person. The different hues you get in the sun and shade.
02-12-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,599
Posted By 03mini-S

thanks. It's been the talk of the dealer ever...

thanks. It's been the talk of the dealer ever since it came in.
02-12-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,112
Posted By 03mini-S

Just an fyi, if you panic stop the F54, you're...

Just an fyi, if you panic stop the F54, you're brake lights will also pulse. They come that way from the factory.
02-12-2017, 06:40 AM
Replies: 15
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Views: 944
Posted By 03mini-S

Just a few important things to think about. If...

Just a few important things to think about. If you want to truely protect your investment, consider the following.

The old style bra is not the way to go in my opinion. First and foremost, you...
01-22-2017, 04:08 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,135
Posted By 03mini-S

The Pro exhaust is user operated vs the stock one...

The Pro exhaust is user operated vs the stock one you cannot control. The Pro is also a less restrictive system and the one side will bypass the muffler when the flap is operated. I know MINI had...
01-22-2017, 02:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,135
Posted By 03mini-S

[QUOTE=riSurf;4274788]Looks great. Love the color...

[QUOTE=riSurf;4274788]Looks great. Love the color combo! Thanks for the feedback. I assume you ordered- how long was the wait?

Working with my local dealer, expect the 140 miles of depreciation to...
01-22-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,135
Posted By 03mini-S

I ordered it in Oct when MINIUSA gave most of the...

I ordered it in Oct when MINIUSA gave most of the dealer's an allotment of 1 car. It arrived at port in NJ the day after Thanksgiving and the car sat for 4 weeks due to a wheel issue. The VDC had...
01-22-2017, 02:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,135
Posted By 03mini-S

The Pro exhaust won't be available until the...

The Pro exhaust won't be available until the Spring and dealers have no idea what the cost will be. I plan to get one if the price isn't too rediculous. The JCW factory exhaust has an...
01-22-2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,135
Posted By 03mini-S

I've had my JCW since the weekend of Christmas...

I've had my JCW since the weekend of Christmas and I LOVE THIS CAR! Currently it's in the shop for a passenger restraint issue (seat sensor) and I've been driving an S loaner for a week. I miss...
01-15-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,306
Posted By 03mini-S

Thanks for the info, I'll check it when I get my...

Thanks for the info, I'll check it when I get my car back. I'll let you know.
01-15-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,306
Posted By 03mini-S

Thanks, I'll have to check it when I get my...

Thanks,

I'll have to check it when I get my car back.
01-14-2017, 06:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,306
Posted By 03mini-S

hd radio reception, not screen resolution

hd radio reception, not screen resolution
01-14-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,306
Posted By 03mini-S

8.8" touchscreen w/ Harman Kardon

the HK radio with the new 8.8" touchscreen/NAV doesn't have HD reception like the non touchscreen models. Wondering if we will see it when the CarPlay/Android Auto software comes out or if this is a...
01-14-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,599
Posted By 03mini-S

I'm running the NM Engineering RSe12 18" Light...

I'm running the NM Engineering RSe12 18" Light Weight in gunmetal on my F54 JCW and love them! Direct bolt on, no rings needed and the JCW specific ones clear the new 6 pot Brembos.
...
12-30-2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,112
Posted By 03mini-S

How to remove third brake light to install Pulsar flasher

Since I haven't see any posts on here of anyone installing a Pulsar on their F54, here are the instructions to remove the third brake light. I have yet to do this. I hope to install it tomorrow. ...
12-29-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,539
Posted By 03mini-S

I thought the same thing but scrolling through...

I thought the same thing but scrolling through the settings, I found they had the guide lines turned OFF. Now I have the steerable guide lines.
12-29-2016, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,274
Posted By 03mini-S

I had the 19" on my F54 JCW but purchased 18"...

I had the 19" on my F54 JCW but purchased 18" Neuspeed RSe12 Light rims and installed non-rf Michelin Pilot Alpin PA4 snow tires on them before the car left the dealer since I live in the Northeast....
12-24-2016, 10:52 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 68,637
Posted By 03mini-S

Dragonslayer

Finally, after almost 4 weeks at the port of Elizabeth (NJ), he's here.
...
12-14-2016, 05:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,539
Posted By 03mini-S

Nice JCW! What port did it come into and when? ...

Nice JCW! What port did it come into and when? Mine has been in NJ since Nov. 25 and still with customs.
09-03-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 31,597
Posted By 03mini-S

MINI hauler

Here are some pics of my R53 carrying a 16' step ladder.
12-14-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 14,853
Posted By 03mini-S

Thanks for the clarification. Btw,...

Thanks for the clarification. Btw, "histarically", "persay" and "barrometric" aren't words. Check your spelling and word spacing before ripping into a post.
08-23-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,828
Posted By 03mini-S

The dealer just called to say that they...

The dealer just called to say that they pinpointed the issue to a clutch assembly on the back of the trans that engages and disengages the driveshaft to the rear axle. He said there are a few in the...
08-23-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,828
Posted By 03mini-S

Ok, my wife brought the car back to the shop and...

Ok, my wife brought the car back to the shop and I told her to tell the SA to keep the car until they and MINI figured out the issue. It's an apparent design issue and not specific to just our car....
07-28-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,828
Posted By 03mini-S

My thoughts I relayed to the service advisor was...

My thoughts I relayed to the service advisor was that the trans was shifting prematurely to a higher gear going up hills when it should not have.

Here's the write up from the tech.
Tech road...
07-25-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,828
Posted By 03mini-S

engine vibration

We have an S All4 auto which has recently been having vibration issues in the front end going up hills between 58-63mph. I'm not sure if it's just harmonics of the engine and drivetrain combining to...
07-25-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 942
Posted By 03mini-S

We've had issues with the spring loaded tabs in...

We've had issues with the spring loaded tabs in the rail cupholders vibrating. It drove my wife crazy. She put her fingers on the tabs and the noise stopped.
Give that a shot and let me know if...
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