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05-08-2010, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 857
Posted By lacning74

+2. Replaced my Multivex mirrors for the...

+2. Replaced my Multivex mirrors for the European ones from newministuff. Couldn't resist going oem. My Multivex ones are for sale in the marketplace if anyone is interested.
05-07-2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,168
Posted By lacning74

that's the way they are dialed unfortunately.

that's the way they are dialed unfortunately.
05-07-2010, 01:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 38,867
Posted By lacning74

i have a sunroof, but i had a passenger footwell...

i have a sunroof, but i had a passenger footwell leak caused by loose screws of the passenger inner panel. so that water inside the door made it into the car instead of out the normal bottom door...
05-05-2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,124
Posted By lacning74

That's exactly why I got a sprintbooster for my...

That's exactly why I got a sprintbooster for my auto non-S. That way you get a fun throttle map and normal shifting points. Also even more fun in manual sport mode.
05-02-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 874
Posted By lacning74

normal "farts". something to do with gas...

normal "farts". something to do with gas venting. anyway, there are several other flatulence support threads regarding this phenomenon.
05-02-2010, 02:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,396
Posted By lacning74

when i removed the speedo/stereo to install...

when i removed the speedo/stereo to install newministuff's bluetooth, i stuffed a diaper (only thing i had in the car at the time) right under the center of the dash before putting the speedo/stereo...
05-02-2010, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Navigation & Audio Back up camera wiring
Views: 4,335
Posted By lacning74

in the right boot cubby, look for the bundle of...

in the right boot cubby, look for the bundle of wires coming from the taillight. in my car, the blue/grey wire was the reverse. i use it now to automatically switch video inputs from my carputer to...
04-16-2010, 11:06 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 16,535
Posted By lacning74

totally cool. i'm still dry. i know trading in...

totally cool. i'm still dry. i know trading in my a S would be a better bang for the buck, but i'm committed to my justacooper, pampering her whenever i can and learning along the way.

the...
04-15-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 16,535
Posted By lacning74

It is. :thumbsup: Though, makes me hungry for...

It is. :thumbsup: Though, makes me hungry for more.
04-15-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 16,535
Posted By lacning74

My humble dyno: ...

My humble dyno:

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04-12-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 16,535
Posted By lacning74

Thanks for the tune. My mini was Jan's first R56...

Thanks for the tune. My mini was Jan's first R56 justacooper. It's plain stock except for a drop-in K&N and unfortunately automatic, but the perfect mini-"van" commuter for my family in nyc. ...
Forum: How to
03-19-2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 54,410
Posted By lacning74

Yeah, just pull really hard. I almost broke my...

Yeah, just pull really hard. I almost broke my tailbone.
03-14-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,530
Posted By lacning74

i'm deathly afraid of someone messing up new...

i'm deathly afraid of someone messing up new windshield install. who did you use in the nyc area if you don't mind me asking.
Forum: How to
03-13-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 54,410
Posted By lacning74

Stupid me. Never mind about the screws. I put...

Stupid me. Never mind about the screws. I put them the wrong way.
Forum: How to
03-13-2010, 12:18 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 54,410
Posted By lacning74

Thanks! I just installed the support in my R56...

Thanks! I just installed the support in my R56 justacooper with basic non-sport leatherette seats. Much easier. No need to remove the seat latch or headrest. Just had fish out the tucked in...
03-13-2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 140,383
Posted By lacning74

Will the basic BSH kit fit my non-S R56 PCV? By...

Will the basic BSH kit fit my non-S R56 PCV? By the way, I recently seafoamed my car for the first time @ 25K and wow the smoke.
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Forum: How to
03-11-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 54,410
Posted By lacning74

you mean leatherette standard non-sport seats? i...

you mean leatherette standard non-sport seats? i bought the springs a while ago and haven't had time yet to see if it can be easily installed in my non-sport seats.
03-09-2010, 09:26 AM
Replies: 41
Interior/Exterior locking glovebox retrofit
Views: 6,888
Posted By lacning74

Hmmm, would love to lock my glovebox since I keep...

Hmmm, would love to lock my glovebox since I keep my carpc in there.
03-05-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By lacning74

our minis have a serious flatulence problem.

our minis have a serious flatulence problem.
03-03-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,761
Posted By lacning74

the dealer replaces the rubber stopper thingy...

the dealer replaces the rubber stopper thingy with a new one.
03-03-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,039
Posted By lacning74

rear knocking sound video: any guesses?

Whenever I drive slowly around 20 mph over uneven roads and bumps, I hear this knocking sound from the rear of the car. It also happens when I swerve back and forth or rock the car by pushing as in...
03-02-2010, 02:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,058
Posted By lacning74

i'm running the PIAAs as well. they work well...

i'm running the PIAAs as well. they work well with my Aquapel treated windshield.
03-01-2010, 08:01 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 16,535
Posted By lacning74

that would be tough for me. family duties and...

that would be tough for me. family duties and all. maybe i can use one of the remote units if they are available beforehand?
02-28-2010, 07:23 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 16,535
Posted By lacning74

my mini might be your first r56 justacooper tune....

my mini might be your first r56 justacooper tune. hope you unlock some secret turbo. :)
02-26-2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,160
Posted By lacning74

Poor SUV in the NYC snow

The SUV was trying to leave its parking spot with authority I guess. My mini cooper on the other hand surprisingly plowed out of my street parking spot with not too much effort and predictably...
02-24-2010, 10:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,761
Posted By lacning74

There is a dealer fix.

There is a dealer fix.
02-20-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 586
Views: 42,963
Posted By lacning74

well, once i get the remote device, i'll send you...

well, once i get the remote device, i'll send you some ScanXL files to work with from my carpc interface. :) only 4800 baud rate though. :(
02-20-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 586
Views: 42,963
Posted By lacning74

Any work on justacoopers yet?

Any work on justacoopers yet?
02-04-2010, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1,735
Views: 117,181
Posted By lacning74

sorry for being pushy, but did i not get added to...

sorry for being pushy, but did i not get added to the list yet for a reason?
Forum: Suspension
02-03-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 74,330
Posted By lacning74

i'm tempted to use em with my stock justacooper...

i'm tempted to use em with my stock justacooper springs. nyc area roads are crazy.
02-03-2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1,735
Views: 117,181
Posted By lacning74

sign me up please, unless justacooper's aren't...

sign me up please, unless justacooper's aren't invited at the moment.
01-26-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,279
Posted By lacning74

Here's my sunroof saga. Clubman roof should be...

Here's my sunroof saga. Clubman roof should be similar to my MC.After my sunroof was "fixed" for the stuck in hot weather issue, it was very noisy coming form the front edge when driving over 50mph. ...
01-25-2010, 02:22 PM
Replies: 181
Drivetrain GIAC for R56!
Views: 25,805
Posted By lacning74

any option for a non-s R56? my justacooper needs...

any option for a non-s R56? my justacooper needs some love.
Forum: How to
01-24-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 212,532
Posted By lacning74

First treatment half can via spray bottle @...

First treatment half can via spray bottle @ 26000mi in my MC. Waited an hour. Lots of smoke for about 5 minutes of driving. Feels smoother for sure. Idles less than 700rpm now vs almost 800...
Forum: How to
01-19-2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 212,532
Posted By lacning74

now that's babying your mini. at least you weaned...

now that's babying your mini. at least you weaned him/her. :)
01-19-2010, 06:37 AM
Replies: 5
Interior/Exterior Firewall Sound Dampening?
Views: 1,696
Posted By lacning74

if you got a MCS, might look into the...

if you got a MCS, might look into the "noisemaker" delete. not sure how much a difference it really makes. some even claim increased responsiveness.
01-18-2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,632
Posted By lacning74

agree with the tires first. from my stock 15"...

agree with the tires first. from my stock 15" continentals (non-runflat) to Michelin Pilot Exalto A/S really cut down on the road noise and improved performance as well as comfort. IMHO, the...
01-13-2010, 12:19 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 35,047
Posted By lacning74

check out realoem.com. it lists the specific...

check out realoem.com. it lists the specific clamp sizes when you look up the exhaust parts.
12-18-2009, 11:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,851
Posted By lacning74

Cool. Interested in dyno results.

Cool. Interested in dyno results.
Forum: Electrical
12-18-2009, 09:48 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 35,936
Posted By lacning74

Nice job! Another tempting mod, though, even...

Nice job! Another tempting mod, though, even with my stock bulbs, I think I see well enough at night. As for high beams, i think they just work by a reflector using the same bulb. So what ever new...
12-16-2009, 10:31 AM
Replies: 586
Views: 42,963
Posted By lacning74

given that my funds and time are going to other...

given that my funds and time are going to other things as we wait and the potential gains in my MC are minimal, I might try a canned tune, such as the Upsolute tune. A place in NJ will flash it for...
12-15-2009, 12:19 PM
Replies: 13
Navigation & Audio Is the AUX input missing bass?
Views: 2,347
Posted By lacning74

seems like the bass may work it self out. ...

seems like the bass may work it self out. anyway, you have it plugged into the cig lighter? at least in my MC, the cig lighter shuts off with the ignition. alot of the other electronic fuses...
12-15-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 13
Navigation & Audio Is the AUX input missing bass?
Views: 2,347
Posted By lacning74

Is it just the bass? Is the overall volume less...

Is it just the bass? Is the overall volume less when you crank it up? I had that problem with my external aftermarket Sirius radio receiver hooked up via aux to my standard stereo. I guess it sent...
12-15-2009, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,136
Posted By lacning74

Dont laugh, but here's my new setup. Driving...

Dont laugh, but here's my new setup. Driving Force GT wheel ($99) and wheelstandpro ($124). My table was too thick to directly clamp the wheel. Glad I got the stand, though. Heavy, solid, and...
12-14-2009, 07:45 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 63,631
Posted By lacning74

while i'm digging my BASS600, fronts are so much...

while i'm digging my BASS600, fronts are so much more worth it IMHO. definitely go for it! clarity from oem mud.
Forum: How to
12-14-2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 212,532
Posted By lacning74

not so funny thing. my 1 year old son saw the...

not so funny thing. my 1 year old son saw the Seafoam, said "water", and handed it to me to open for him. wonder if his farts would have been smoky. city air you know.
Forum: How to
12-13-2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 212,532
Posted By lacning74

at least it's usually covered. should see the...

at least it's usually covered. should see the outside of my car, especially the wheels. parked on the mean streets of nyc, i call it urban camouflage. :) especially after all the dents and...
Forum: How to
12-13-2009, 08:45 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 212,532
Posted By lacning74

makes sense. thanks!

makes sense. thanks!
Forum: How to
12-13-2009, 08:09 AM
Replies: 501
Views: 212,532
Posted By lacning74

stupid question. how do i remove the tube? i'm...

stupid question. how do i remove the tube? i'm afraid of breaking that plastic ring tab piece. do i unfasten something, or can i just yank? (i gots a MC)
...
12-11-2009, 09:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,036
Posted By lacning74

For an easier oil change, should of gotten a MC. ...

For an easier oil change, should of gotten a MC. (Forgive me, I'm just jealous.)
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2754/4172115383_5a2a7f12fb.jpg
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