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Forum: JCW Garage
06-18-2019, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 657
Posted By nclorax

I thought that was the computer kicking it back...

I thought that was the computer kicking it back so as to prevent damage to the engine.
Forum: JCW Garage
06-03-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 9,203
Posted By nclorax

I was planning on getting a little more...

I was planning on getting a little more aggressive pads when the OEM wore out. So if I am following correctly, I should get even more aggressive pads for the rear than I do for the front. Any...
Forum: JCW Garage
05-28-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,987
Posted By nclorax

Recommend the Forge. great product.

Recommend the Forge. great product.
Forum: JCW Garage
05-21-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 726
Posted By nclorax

Just ordered the Forge. I have other Forge...

Just ordered the Forge. I have other Forge products on the car and they have always been of high quality.
05-15-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,582
Posted By nclorax

Thanks, got them installed. The instructions were...

Thanks, got them installed. The instructions were big help. Only thing we did different was leave the string around the lock actuation till everything was back together then pulled the string.
Forum: JCW Garage
05-15-2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 670
Posted By nclorax

I was going to get a CravenSpeed Conventional...

I was going to get a CravenSpeed Conventional Gauge kit for Gen 3 MINI and it was to come with Boost and Oil pressure gauges. Ended up the Oil pressure would not fit as Mini changed the threads on...
04-16-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,582
Posted By nclorax

Anyone installed OEM Black handles and gas cap?

I know you can get glue on covers for these but I like the idea of having the OEM handles and gas cap. Has anyone installed the new black handles and gas cap. Dealer do it or did you do it? Any...
04-07-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,652
Posted By nclorax

And an extra big Thank You to G26okie...

And an extra big Thank You to G26okie (https://www.northamericanmotoring.com/forums/members/173710-g26okie.html) . When you said you had the Dinan Elite and had not thrown a code that is when I...
04-06-2019, 01:09 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,652
Posted By nclorax

Installed Eventuri two weeks ago. Love the sound...

Installed Eventuri two weeks ago. Love the sound and the performance. I have no idea what HP my car has but since putting on the Eventuri it seems to real get up and go. The excitement gauges both HP...
Forum: JCW Garage
04-03-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 861
Posted By nclorax

Sounds like a JCW with a Remus Exhaust. LOL

Sounds like a JCW with a Remus Exhaust. LOL
01-10-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 886
Posted By nclorax

DUH.... I was going to the manual dial display...

DUH.... I was going to the manual dial display and then doing the save to button. What I should have done is scroll up on my station listings till the word Manual is highlighted then store to the...
12-14-2018, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 886
Posted By nclorax

Radio Manual Tune Setting

When I first got the car, on AM I saved to the 1 button the manual tune display. Every time I go to 1 it pulls up the manual tune display and has the last station I was listening to. It doesn't save...
Forum: JCW Garage
11-20-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 930
Posted By nclorax

What Mode in Snow, Green, Standard, Sport?

Southern driver getting ready to go drive in some snow. Manual, JCW with BRIDGESTONE BLIZZAK LM-60 RFT tires.
Which mode handles the snow the best. I was thinking the dreaded Green Mode as I...
Forum: JCW Garage
09-07-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,738
Posted By nclorax

I'm not up on all the "it does this at certain...

I'm not up on all the "it does this at certain torque" or any of that stuff the smart folks on this site know about. Best I can describe it is you know when your driving and you switch from mid to...
Forum: JCW Garage
09-07-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,738
Posted By nclorax

Worth It! Gave the car an extra kick that was not...

Worth It! Gave the car an extra kick that was not there before. Saw all the same issue posts you saw and installed anyway. No problems here. Make sure you get the JCW version as they have one for...
Forum: 3rd Gen FAQs
08-10-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,120
Posted By nclorax

One other thing about Powerflex is they are a...

One other thing about Powerflex is they are a very responsive company. Sent a request for product decals to vendors of products I have on my car and within a day Powerflex responded and within a week...
Forum: JCW Garage
08-03-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,476
Posted By nclorax

I have the reader just need to download the app....

I have the reader just need to download the app. Do you know if they have found the code that turns off Rev Matching? Sometimes I like have all the stability controls turned on but hate the rev...
Forum: JCW Garage
08-03-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,476
Posted By nclorax

That's another problem with the JCW exhaust ......

That's another problem with the JCW exhaust ... you have to double tap to open exhaust, Remus just one tap..lol
I agree if you are going to pull the plug then it will stay open. But I do like the...
Forum: JCW Garage
08-02-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,476
Posted By nclorax

$1800 out the door I think was about the same...

$1800 out the door I think was about the same price I was offered at my dealership, so not sure how much of a deal you are getting. I would say no to JCW exhaust and go with the Remus. I did not...
07-25-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 752
Posted By nclorax

Mine 2018 4 months old just started the same...

Mine 2018 4 months old just started the same thing. I can see when I turn on the AC the rpms go up which I am assuming means the compressor is kicking in but still just warm air. Have service...
Forum: JCW Garage
07-06-2018, 05:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,338
Posted By nclorax

Yes on the Remus with Carbon Fiber Tips. Couldn't...

Yes on the Remus with Carbon Fiber Tips. Couldn't be any happier, just love the pops and gurgles.:thumbsup:
Also i think some one said the JCW exhaust resets to closed when the car is turned off....
Forum: JCW Garage
06-19-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,979
Posted By nclorax

Hard to say for the 2018 F56 JCW as I did all the...

Hard to say for the 2018 F56 JCW as I did all the mods at once. On my 2005 MCS I did just the sway bar and never did coilovers. Just that alone improved turn in / body roll.
Forum: JCW Garage
06-19-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,363
Posted By nclorax

Just got the Remus, worth every penny. Been...

Just got the Remus, worth every penny. Been running full open, really growls when you accelerate and just a mild drone at cruising. The drone at cruising is so low no need to even turn up the radio.
Forum: JCW Garage
06-19-2018, 02:31 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,979
Posted By nclorax

Just put on coil overs, sway bar and braces. I...

Just put on coil overs, sway bar and braces. I would recommend the 25mm sway bar and body braces. Craven Speed Braces are good but the Chassis Bones Body Braces do the same thing and are $80 cheaper.
Forum: JCW Garage
06-17-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,242
Posted By nclorax

MODs Complete, Thanks Way and All

Thanks to Way at Way Motor Works, Atlanta GA MODs completed. Also thanks to all on this site that post their facts and opinions. All helped me in making the choices for which mods. Drove it home...
Forum: JCW Garage
06-14-2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,400
Posted By nclorax

Darn it, I should have ordered that. I wanted...

Darn it, I should have ordered that. I wanted stiffest suspension and was told the DDC highest setting was not as stiff as the standard JCW Sport Suspension. Oh well, getting KW V2 on it so maybe...
Forum: JCW Garage
06-13-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,400
Posted By nclorax

Had an 2005 MCS R53. Just got a F56 JCW without...

Had an 2005 MCS R53. Just got a F56 JCW without DDC. Ride is so smooth compared to the R53 that I think I would fall asleep while driving if I had gotten the DDC. From what I understand the sportiest...
Forum: JCW Garage
06-02-2018, 05:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,024
Posted By nclorax

Glad you got a system that works. Can you explain...

Glad you got a system that works. Can you explain more about the soket set why, which one, etc? Thanks
Forum: JCW Garage
05-31-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,036
Posted By nclorax

Try it if you still have all the wires hooked...

Try it if you still have all the wires hooked up...because I have a dilemma. I am scheduled to get the Elite hooked up to my 2018 F56 JCW but this thread has had me questioning that decision. So if...
Forum: JCW Garage
05-22-2018, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,502
Posted By nclorax

Ok called Mini Brossard (it was on the tag frame...

Ok called Mini Brossard (it was on the tag frame on one of the pictures)
etk is Mini's parts ordering system.
The part number is 51137449207
Not yet available in US. Maybe everyone that wants...
Forum: JCW Garage
05-22-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,502
Posted By nclorax

What is etk? Do you have a part #?

What is etk? Do you have a part #?
Forum: JCW Garage
05-14-2018, 06:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By nclorax

Thanks, did you lower the car any and if so how...

Thanks, did you lower the car any and if so how much?
Forum: JCW Garage
05-11-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By nclorax

KW Variant 2 Coilovers Spacer needed?

Has anyone installed the KW Variant 2 Coilovers on a F56 JCW with stock 17 inch wheels. Would like to know if they were a direct fit or required spacers on the wheels?
Forum: JCW Garage
04-12-2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 747
Posted By nclorax

Did you get it installed and what do you think...

Did you get it installed and what do you think about it?
Forum: JCW Garage
04-12-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,961
Posted By nclorax

2018 F56 JCW Key Fob window roll-up and mirrors

Just received my F56 JCW, US Version. The manual says that after you lock the car with the Key Fob that if you press and hold the lock button on the fob that the mirrors will turn up. I have also...
Forum: JCW Garage
04-02-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,746
Posted By nclorax

On my 2005 MCS manual trans the clutch failed at...

On my 2005 MCS manual trans the clutch failed at 180,000 miles. Have the clutches gotten worse?
Forum: JCW Garage
03-31-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,746
Posted By nclorax

Maintance Program Upgrade...Worth it???

Dealer is offering maintenance program upgrade for $2699. Says it will cover maintenance up to 100K miles. Without it cost of maintenance would be $8989 over that period. I did get it back in 2005...
03-24-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 26,326
Posted By nclorax

I was thinking of driving to Atlanta to visit Way...

I was thinking of driving to Atlanta to visit Way and get all the suspension mods done. Wish it would get here so I can stop thinking about what mods and just go driving....
03-24-2018, 04:48 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 26,326
Posted By nclorax

Car made it to Port of Baltimore expect delivery...

Car made it to Port of Baltimore expect delivery sometime in April! Dealer is a Dinan instaler. Can get the Elite installed before I pick her up.

Thoughts on should I get the Elite from day one...
Forum: JCW Garage
03-17-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 747
Posted By nclorax

Tune & spark plugs

Has anyone changed out there plugs after installing a Dinan or NM tune moduel? Does going with a colder plug help?
Forum: JCW Garage
03-12-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,797
Posted By nclorax

Dealer confirmed no change in HP on JCW with...

Dealer confirmed no change in HP on JCW with install of JCW Pro Exhaust i.e. no ECU change to get the increase you would get on the S. I am definitely learning from everyone's posts. If I...
Forum: JCW Garage
03-11-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 997
Posted By nclorax

JCW Tower Strut Brace

Does the JCW F56 come with a front tower strut brace? Dealer said yes but did not have a F56 on the lot to show me. They had a clubman that had a square tube tower strut brace.

If the F56 JCW does...
Forum: JCW Garage
03-11-2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,797
Posted By nclorax

That's the flipping point of my decision. On a...

That's the flipping point of my decision. On a JCW does the JCW Pro Exhaust get the 8-9 hp when the dealer adds it to the ECU or is JCW at the max for what the dealer can do?

If I cannot get that...
Forum: 3rd Gen FAQs
03-11-2018, 06:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,352
Posted By nclorax

All years available PDF format ...

All years available PDF format

http://www.miniusa.com/content/miniusa/en/owners/tools-support/owner-manuals.html
Forum: JCW Garage
03-09-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,797
Posted By nclorax

Thanks for all the feed back here are the options...

Thanks for all the feed back here are the options I am thinking about:

JCW Pro Exhaust with a Dinan Elite. If I understand it correctly the JCW Pro exhaust will give 9 hp increase because dealer...
Forum: JCW Garage
03-06-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 656
Posted By nclorax

Warranty and Mods

I have a couple threads on Mods as I wait for delivery of the JCW. In those threads advice is being given about go this route because it will not void the warranty.

Back in 2005 when I was doing...
Forum: JCW Garage
03-04-2018, 05:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,145
Posted By nclorax

Does the aFe add any more sound like K&N filter...

Does the aFe add any more sound like K&N filter does?

Do you have to clean the factory filter with solvents or is it just a throw away and replace?
Forum: JCW Garage
03-02-2018, 12:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,797
Posted By nclorax

JCW Exhaust

2018 F56 JCW on order.

Looking at the threads that talk about the JCW Exhaust Tune Kit (the one that has the remote button) it appears that most that I read are people with an MCS that upgrade to...
Forum: JCW Garage
02-28-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,145
Posted By nclorax

Cold Air Intake?

2018 F56 JCW on order. Already thinking about mods.

So why change out the Cold Air Intake? I did in my old S but at that time I update to the JCW intake. Does the JCW benefit from a Cold Air...
Forum: JCW Garage
02-18-2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,319
Posted By nclorax

Does the Ultra Racing Strut Tower Bar limit...

Does the Ultra Racing Strut Tower Bar limit access to the negative battery terminal?
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