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02-18-2016, 10:40 PM
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Posted By Austinsynthetics

Sold

Sold
02-17-2016, 11:09 PM
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Posted By Austinsynthetics

Mini Cooper Water Pump for 1.6L SOHC

For sale is a new Airtex 6001 water pump for the Mini Cooper 1.6L SOHC engine, years 2002 to 2008. I purchased it for my previous Mini, but failed to realize I had a DOHC, so this did not fit...and...
02-17-2016, 10:51 PM
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Views: 833
Posted By Austinsynthetics

Burger Tuning JB +

For sale is a Burger Tuning JB+. It fits 2011 and newer Cooper S vehicles with the N18 engine. It's in great shape, as I haven't had it on my car but a few hundred miles. The reason I'm selling is...
12-10-2014, 11:09 PM
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Views: 63,256
Posted By Austinsynthetics

Happen to have a sound bite??? :) Thanks!

Happen to have a sound bite??? :)

Thanks!
04-16-2014, 07:11 AM
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Views: 3,654
Posted By Austinsynthetics

Pretty cool tracking tool! Thanks

Pretty cool tracking tool! Thanks
04-16-2014, 07:07 AM
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Views: 3,654
Posted By Austinsynthetics

Thanks for everyone's input..... much appreciated.

Thanks for everyone's input..... much appreciated.
04-15-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,478
Posted By Austinsynthetics

Genii, Most leakdown kits come with...

Genii,

Most leakdown kits come with instructions. Maybe search for instructions based on your kit, but if you still need info I will gladly send you a copy of mine.
04-13-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,654
Posted By Austinsynthetics

I do believe that I have the sweet spot at 40mph,...

I do believe that I have the sweet spot at 40mph, because I hit it all the time. It's so cool to get great mileage and not have to drive a Prius or something like that.
04-13-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,654
Posted By Austinsynthetics

What is your gas mileage?

I continue to be amazed with the gas mileage on my 2012 MCS. I must confess that my average is 28 mpg, but I do DRIVE her!!! But every night on my drive home from work, I average over 45 mpg and...
04-08-2014, 08:18 AM
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Views: 26,395
Posted By Austinsynthetics

You are correct about Amsoil's MTF being GL4. See...

You are correct about Amsoil's MTF being GL4. See the data sheet within the product info. http://www.amsoil.com/shop/by-product/transmission-fluid/manual/?zo=2056145
04-02-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,084
Posted By Austinsynthetics

Mobil 1 seems to be a popular choice of oil for...

Mobil 1 seems to be a popular choice of oil for our Minis. It has a NOACK score of a little over 9. If anyone is having oil loss, then a oil with a lower NOACK rating may help, and of course making...
04-01-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,189
Posted By Austinsynthetics

Wix also makes a good filter and some believe...

Wix also makes a good filter and some believe that it is superior to the OE. I alternate between Wix and OE.
04-01-2014, 10:59 PM
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Views: 26,395
Posted By Austinsynthetics

Thank you for the info....much appreciated.

Thank you for the info....much appreciated.
04-01-2014, 06:49 AM
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Views: 8,189
Posted By Austinsynthetics

I do change my filter with each oil change. I...

I do change my filter with each oil change. I figure if I'm doing one I am going to do the other. I do vary on the filter type, but not the oil.
04-01-2014, 06:31 AM
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Views: 26,395
Posted By Austinsynthetics

Thank you for the response.

Thank you for the response.
04-01-2014, 06:27 AM
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Views: 7,084
Posted By Austinsynthetics

It's frequently discussed that our cars "burn" or...

It's frequently discussed that our cars "burn" or use oil, and most contribute it to the car itself. I haven't seen much discussion about the type of oil used and their actual results on the NOACK...
04-01-2014, 05:59 AM
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Views: 721
Posted By Austinsynthetics

If you haven't purchased your valve cover yet…....

If you haven't purchased your valve cover yet…. check out Ferman BMW! I found them on EBAY. Their prices and service is second to none!
04-01-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,189
Posted By Austinsynthetics

I can't agree with you more…. regardless of the...

I can't agree with you more…. regardless of the type of oil you use in your car, changing oil every 5K miles is cheap insurance against oil related failures. I purchased my 2012 with approximately...
04-01-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 26,395
Posted By Austinsynthetics

I just wanted to make sure that I'm understanding...

I just wanted to make sure that I'm understanding everything correctly. Amsoil's Synchromesh is labeled MTF, and is the recommended fluid replacement for our Minis. So you used the Synchromesh...
01-31-2014, 08:20 PM
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Views: 106,189
Posted By Austinsynthetics

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12-21-2013, 12:17 AM
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Views: 698
Posted By Austinsynthetics

Thanks Don!!!

I had the pleasure today to meet and watch Don transform my 2012 MCS. She started as a Chili Red lady with a white roof. Now, has a shiny glossy black roof to match the pillars.

Great guy,...
12-20-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 748
Posted By Austinsynthetics

I know some don't like it, but to save you...

I know some don't like it, but to save you money.... Use a piece of pipe on a breaker bar. You should be able to apply enough force to remove the nut.
12-20-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 876
Posted By Austinsynthetics

That statement is incorrect about only the dealer...

That statement is incorrect about only the dealer being able to reset those. I purchased the software, tho expensive, and can pull codes and reset them. Maybe someone local to you has software to do...
12-20-2013, 07:27 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 35,431
Posted By Austinsynthetics

I agree that the OCC on the N18 hasn't been...

I agree that the OCC on the N18 hasn't been proven, but after burning a valve on my N14...I felt it was worth the cost. Here's my install.
Forum: How to
12-07-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 705
Views: 274,995
Posted By Austinsynthetics

I have read the thread, and looking forward to...

I have read the thread, and looking forward to trying this tomorrow on my 2012 MCS, CD Boost system. In a nutshell..... disconnect the battery, take a Torx 20 and pop out eight of the connectors,...
08-18-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,298
Posted By Austinsynthetics

For those in the SF Bay Area that don't have a...

For those in the SF Bay Area that don't have a code reader to clear their codes, I can assist if you need.
08-13-2013, 01:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By Austinsynthetics

I just installed the DOS CAI, and love it!!! It...

I just installed the DOS CAI, and love it!!! It allows you to hear the turbo swoosh, and does give some additional power. Yes, you have to cut a hole in the bulkhead, but you can also purchase one...
08-13-2013, 12:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,303
Posted By Austinsynthetics

I followed these instructions....

I followed these instructions. https://www.northamericanmotoring.com/forums/attachments/drivetrain-cooper-s/72764d1364432931-diy-engine-cleaning-dyi-walnut-shell-blasting-ss-3-27-13.pdf
08-11-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,163
Posted By Austinsynthetics

Not sure if you've purchased an Intercooler yet,...

Not sure if you've purchased an Intercooler yet, but be sure to consider this one. I just purchased one for my 2012 MCS....great design and excellent price! ...
08-11-2013, 06:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,303
Posted By Austinsynthetics

I performed carbon blasting on my old N14... You...

I performed carbon blasting on my old N14... You can build it for about $75. Takes a few hours to perform the cleaning, but definitely easier than trying to hand clean and obviously cheaper than the...
08-10-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 757
Posted By Austinsynthetics

I've used the N14 kit, and it worked well. This...

I've used the N14 kit, and it worked well. This is going to be my next purchase for my new N18 MCS
08-10-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 27,236
Posted By Austinsynthetics

I found this.... Might be helpful....

I found this.... Might be helpful. https://www.northamericanmotoring.com/forums/drivetrain-cooper-s/185300-dos-vs-factory-jcw-intake-k-and-n.html
08-10-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 27,236
Posted By Austinsynthetics

I just installed the DOS Cold Air Intake on my...

I just installed the DOS Cold Air Intake on my 2012 MCS, with the N18 engine and I couldn't be happier!! There does appear to be more power, and the blow off valve swoosh sound is perfect!
Forum: NorCal MINIs
08-05-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 702
Posted By Austinsynthetics

Did you throw any Check Engine Lights?

Did you throw any Check Engine Lights?
07-16-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,995
Posted By Austinsynthetics

Did you install your Aquamist HFS-4? Any issues?...

Did you install your Aquamist HFS-4? Any issues? Likes? Dislikes? I'm looking to install an Aquamist system in my R56 shortly.

Thanks
Forum: How to
07-08-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 165,706
Posted By Austinsynthetics

I'm pretty sure that after 20 successful driving...

I'm pretty sure that after 20 successful driving cycles without a CEL it clears itself.
01-27-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 143,678
Posted By Austinsynthetics

Thermostat housing replacement

I just replaced my Thermostat Housing in a little over two hours! THANK YOU NAM! If it weren't for NAM, I probably would have ended up at the stealer! As many have said, mark your wires, hoses,...
Forum: How to
01-27-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 165,706
Posted By Austinsynthetics

Coolant other than Mini's

I use Amsoil's coolant http://www.amsoil.com/shop/by-product/other-products/antifreeze/propylene-glycol-antifreeze-and-engine-coolant/?=2056145
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