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02-01-2019, 04:43 PM
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Posted By Seedyman

Mine came on for a day LAST week, I thought it...

Mine came on for a day LAST week, I thought it was the cold... then this week.... nothing. But the clutch is not being good at below -10
01-31-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By Seedyman

Ok, didn't drive yesterday, but this morning,...

Ok, didn't drive yesterday, but this morning, from a ~+28 F garage to well below freezing outside the pedal stopped responding correctly after ca couple of miles, then returned to normal as the car...
01-29-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By Seedyman

Not AS worried about the wind chill, for the car,...

Not AS worried about the wind chill, for the car, but yeah. brr
Fortunately car is in the garage overnight, I am even running a space heater out there before bedtime, to keep it up near freezing....
01-29-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By Seedyman

Stiff pedals?

Ok, not normally this cold, but with it being -20 outside when I got in my car at work, I pushed in the clutch to start and it didn't come back out for like 4 seconds. Brake was extremely sluggish...
09-13-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 820
Posted By Seedyman

I miss my 2009, but I really love the 2017;...

I miss my 2009, but I really love the 2017; despite what people are saying it rides smoother than the 2009. (17" rf on the 2009, 18" rf on the 2017) I haven't driven in the snow yet, but the all4 was...
09-11-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 820
Posted By Seedyman

Beware how you search: I noticed I get results...

Beware how you search:
I noticed I get results when I search:
MINI -- 2017 -- Clubman with runflat -- John Cooper Works
But I get no results if I search
MINI -- 2017 -- John Cooper Works with...
07-06-2017, 02:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By Seedyman

Lived in OKC for a few years, had more...

Lived in OKC for a few years, had more earthquakes there. WAY more.
07-06-2017, 07:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By Seedyman

Bleh, I actually LIKE seasons. :) I lived in...

Bleh, I actually LIKE seasons. :)
I lived in the Sacramento area for about 5 years, not my preferred climate.
07-05-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By Seedyman

My understanding is that is not true for JCW...

My understanding is that is not true for JCW models
07-05-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By Seedyman

Mine is a 2017, but possibly an issue with their...

Mine is a 2017, but possibly an issue with their system, when I try
2017 MINI Clubman With Runflat John Cooper Works
I get
We found (201) wheels for:
but when...
07-05-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By Seedyman

No, that's the problem, they have no wheels at...

No, that's the problem, they have no wheels at all, so no packages.
07-05-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By Seedyman

Sorry wrt -- with respect to I had the...

Sorry wrt -- with respect to

I had the Blizzak tires on my 2009, with fairly inexpensive (i.e. on sale) wheels, and was very happy with them. I've been seeing some talk about not getting the...
07-05-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By Seedyman

Now that it's July, winter shoes?

Anyone seen/heard any forward motion, on Tire Rack, wrt wheels on the new clubman?

I've had a lot of luck with Tire Rack in the past, for my 2009 clubbie. Now that I've had my new car a few...
06-02-2017, 07:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By Seedyman

Yes, fortunately, that works very well, only...

Yes, fortunately, that works very well, only requires about 10deg tilt of my head, doesn't reduce the annoyance factor, but since it's only the one thing it's ok.
06-02-2017, 07:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By Seedyman

Yeah, I recall pilots having to give up their...

Yeah, I recall pilots having to give up their polarized sunglasses when airplane displays went to LCD, since the way LCDs work is using polarized glass.
06-01-2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By Seedyman

My new ones are Bolle. The [old] Ray Bans work...

My new ones are Bolle. The [old] Ray Bans work fine, but have a 10 year old prescription.
06-01-2017, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By Seedyman

Cool Heads up display polarized?

I just got a new pair of sunglasses (prescription) that appear to have a polarization not very compatible with the projection on the heads up. :(
My previous sunglasses were either not very...
05-15-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,912
Posted By Seedyman

It seems like it was a while before I could get...

It seems like it was a while before I could get them on my 2009 too. :(
I had hoped they'd be a bit more on the ball by now.
05-11-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 765
Posted By Seedyman

Roof art?

I've never been a huge sunroof/whatever roof fan. So when I can get one without, I do.

I went with Thunder Gray, with red stripes, white roof and mirror caps.

Now that I've taken delivery of my...
05-01-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,991
Posted By Seedyman

I updated my ride from a 2009 Clubman S to a 2017...

I updated my ride from a 2009 Clubman S to a 2017 JCW Clubman All4. I am still adapting to all the extra noise it makes in sport mode. :)
Not sure I am feeling the need for extra magic, but that...
04-26-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,912
Posted By Seedyman

Woo hoo! Mine rolled off the boat on the 19th, I...

Woo hoo! Mine rolled off the boat on the 19th, I took delivery on the 25th.
It really is fast! 2017 JCW Clubman All4, Thunder Gray with red Stripes and white roof. It's raining so I don't have any...
04-11-2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,912
Posted By Seedyman

Mine was "Scheduled for Production" last week,...

Mine was "Scheduled for Production" last week, this week it's "Awaiting Transport" They must've decided to do a batch of JCWs, finally.
04-05-2017, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,306
Posted By Seedyman

I guess it's been 15 years or so since I listened...

I guess it's been 15 years or so since I listened to broadcast radio. But I'd rather listen to mp3s or Sirius than even one second of commercials.
04-04-2017, 07:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,912
Posted By Seedyman

Perfect, thanks!

Perfect, thanks!
04-04-2017, 07:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,912
Posted By Seedyman

Does anyone know if there is a non-flash way to...

Does anyone know if there is a non-flash way to track one's order? I removed flash from all of my computers, long ago, due to it being a common vector for malware.
03-09-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 887
Posted By Seedyman

So far my best answer has been from MINIUSA: ...

So far my best answer has been from MINIUSA:
Our records indicate that your MINI is currently anticipated to begin production week 14 of 2017, or the first full week of April.
03-08-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 736
Posted By Seedyman

nice

nice
03-08-2017, 08:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 773
Posted By Seedyman

Hmm, I am concerned that they don't think they...

Hmm, I am concerned that they don't think they can fix the SiriusXM issue. One wonders if they even tried anything. I have been using Sirius for many years now, and would be quite put out if it...
03-06-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,109
Posted By Seedyman

I've had my 2009 mini for longer than any other...

I've had my 2009 mini for longer than any other car; at least partly because I got what I wanted, not settled for what they had. But the mini is just that much fun to drive, too. :)
03-03-2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 887
Posted By Seedyman

I'm going to call tomorrow, as that is the 1 week...

I'm going to call tomorrow, as that is the 1 week point.
02-28-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,445
Posted By Seedyman

Yeah, I thought I recalled seeing that. I just...

Yeah, I thought I recalled seeing that. I just ordered mine over the weekend, so no dates yet. I guessing delivery will be in June though :(
02-28-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,445
Posted By Seedyman

I just ordered a JCW Clubman, and there wasn't...

I just ordered a JCW Clubman, and there wasn't any comfort access option.
02-23-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,445
Posted By Seedyman

Well, I'm going to feel silly if I've had it on...

Well, I'm going to feel silly if I've had it on my 2009 all these years I've been juggling groceries. :)
02-23-2017, 07:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,445
Posted By Seedyman

Kick Open?

Does anyone know what model year the clubman first had the "kick open" feature for hands free opening the back doors? I have a 2017 as a loaner and think it's a cool feature.
02-22-2017, 03:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,299
Posted By Seedyman

Can you lift 2 wheels off the floor on the front...

Can you lift 2 wheels off the floor on the front jack point? That works well on my 2009 Clubbie.
02-22-2017, 02:42 PM
Replies: 692
Views: 75,301
Posted By Seedyman

I enjoyed this thread, I am looking at trading in...

I enjoyed this thread, I am looking at trading in my 2009 Clubman S for something with power in all the wheels. I bought the 2009 in California, but now live in Minnesota. An All4 version of the...
02-20-2017, 07:08 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 143,678
Posted By Seedyman

replaced mine between 55000 and 60000

replaced mine between 55000 and 60000
07-09-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 681
Posted By Seedyman

my search-fu must be weak here. :(

my search-fu must be weak here. :(
07-09-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 681
Posted By Seedyman

New Clubman?

Anyone else looked at the info on the new clubman? Thoughts?
Looks slick.
http://www.miniusa.com/content/miniusa/en/model/clubman.html
03-11-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By Seedyman

Factory maintenance/3rd party service. The person...

Factory maintenance/3rd party service. The person at the dealership said that replacing a gasket wasn't maintenance, but a repair. But the service contract, that I almost didn't buy, covers that...
03-11-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By Seedyman

Yeah, I should know better, I used to work on...

Yeah, I should know better, I used to work on steam systems, and anything hot and under pressure will eat a gasket eventually. I was mostly fishing for whether anyone knew of a common issue with the...
03-11-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By Seedyman

So Does anyone know what would cause an issue...

So Does anyone know what would cause an issue with that gasket, or why it wouldn't be covered by an extended maintenance contract?
03-11-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By Seedyman

Got it in one. I will look into that, thanks.

Got it in one. I will look into that, thanks.
03-11-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By Seedyman

Yeah I didn't doing my own service when I drove a...

Yeah I didn't doing my own service when I drove a '78 B210, I think I will let the pros handle this one. :)
03-10-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 748
Posted By Seedyman

$800 for a gasket?

I had my 2009 in for it's oil change and a couple of bit of recall work, and the service called me late in the day to say there was a leak, or a seep, from a oil filter gasket. Though what the paper...
05-17-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,180
Posted By Seedyman

Do you have anything on the passenger seat?

Do you have anything on the passenger seat?
02-16-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 84,395
Posted By Seedyman

humor

http://xkcd.com/1014/
on topic
orthogonally
01-16-2012, 11:19 AM
Replies: 340
Views: 84,395
Posted By Seedyman

Kind of a drag they won't work on it until I...

Kind of a drag they won't work on it until I actually get the letter.
02-23-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,087
Posted By Seedyman

Anyone ever replace the rear wipers? Mine started...

Anyone ever replace the rear wipers? Mine started to just smear a little while ago, on one side, and it's really annoying.
12-30-2010, 04:51 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,963
Posted By Seedyman

If it's any consolation, the hp fuel pump is the...

If it's any consolation, the hp fuel pump is the only issue I've ever had with my (first) mini. I fully intent to drive mine until I can't. I too was very annoyed at getting what seemed a simple...
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