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05-19-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 661
Posted By Detroit Tuned

We have a full kit for the F60:...

We have a full kit for the F60: https://www.detroittuned.com/mini-countryman-f60-spare-tire-kit/
05-15-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 825
Posted By Detroit Tuned

The DT kit is still the best and most complete...

The DT kit is still the best and most complete kit out there for solving the leaks. These are the leaks we see all the time in the shop since we are more than just a web store. Some of the other...
05-10-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,640
Posted By Detroit Tuned

There is a flat spot in the tune on in the R53...

There is a flat spot in the tune on in the R53 mini cooper s. You can actually see it in dyno sheets as a small blip. Every car is different in how it reacts to that condition as well as the yo-yo...
03-27-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By Detroit Tuned

The turbo blanket really helps and then you add...

The turbo blanket really helps and then you add the stock shield back in place and it really cuts down the heat and holds in place very well! https://www.detroittuned.com/mini-cooper-s-turbo-blanket/
03-16-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 462
Posted By Detroit Tuned

You need to replace the oil filter housing...

You need to replace the oil filter housing gasket, that is your leak. We well the best kit out there to fix all of the the leaks in that area. We created this fix and all other lines are copies! ...
Forum: Suspension
03-04-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,685
Posted By Detroit Tuned

Press Pressed is the way to go!...

Press Pressed is the way to go! https://www.detroittuned.com/powerflex-front-control-arm-bushings-gen-2/
03-03-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By Detroit Tuned

I would not use the restrictor bolts. The factory...

I would not use the restrictor bolts. The factory would have put that in place if it was needed. We only used the factory bolts as many of the aftermarket ones are not even the same quality metal and...
03-01-2019, 10:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 868
Posted By Detroit Tuned

All the leaks are easy over all, just messy. Our...

All the leaks are easy over all, just messy. Our Turbo Oil Line Super kit has everyting you will need all in one place with the best parts you can buy!...
02-24-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By Detroit Tuned

Currently, it looks to not be leaking, but they...

Currently, it looks to not be leaking, but they all do at some point even if they have been replaced once. We also see a lot of oil leaks at the oil filter housing seal. one thing you can do to slow...
01-24-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 993
Posted By Detroit Tuned

That could be a clutch noise.

That could be a clutch noise.
01-22-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 227
Posted By Detroit Tuned

We have some basic instructions as well as a good...

We have some basic instructions as well as a good video here: https://www.detroittuned.com/dt-turbo-oil-line-super-kit/
01-21-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By Detroit Tuned

This is still the best one out there....

This is still the best one out there. https://www.detroittuned.com/dorman-fan-relay-kit/ The green ceramic cracks and falls off, then the metal rusts and breaks (and fails again). Then they fan stops...
01-17-2019, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By Detroit Tuned

The parts over all are the same, but our kit...

The parts over all are the same, but our kit includes more parts, as well as the most important part, we Cryogenically treat all the metal parts to resist stretching in the future. THis step, for...
12-19-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 690
Posted By Detroit Tuned

We sell a lot of Valeo units, so iI bet that is...

We sell a lot of Valeo units, so iI bet that is what you got. Quality parts. Let us know if we can help! Chad
12-19-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,383
Posted By Detroit Tuned

Here is a spare tire kit with a tire! lol...

Here is a spare tire kit with a tire! lol https://www.detroittuned.com/mini-cooper-clubman-spare-tire-f54-5-lug-kit/
12-01-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 572
Posted By Detroit Tuned

Yep we fix them as needed. It's not a wide spread...

Yep we fix them as needed. It's not a wide spread problem. Over all they are a good trans, but normally they just need a flush and valve body ans they are good to go. We have been doing the flush...
11-24-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,415
Posted By Detroit Tuned

It should not have a restriction in the bolt....

It should not have a restriction in the bolt. MINI doesn't use one from the factory https://www.detroittuned.com/dt-turbo-oil-line-super-kit/ .
11-20-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 190
Posted By Detroit Tuned

FREE SHIPPING for orders over $130.00 this Holiday!

The Holiday Season is in full swing over at DT, and we are stocked and ready to ship the MINI part of your dreams (or necessity)! As our gift to you, we are again offering FREE SHIPPING for orders...
09-20-2018, 07:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,156
Posted By Detroit Tuned

We have lots of options and photos for spare...

We have lots of options and photos for spare tires on our web site. https://www.detroittuned.com/search.php?search_query=spare%20tire&section=product
08-28-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By Detroit Tuned

It's always best, just so we know your coming. be...

It's always best, just so we know your coming. be we can normally do something like that on a moments notice. We can also change they type or style of batter as well as the CCA that the car thinks it...
08-27-2018, 12:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By Detroit Tuned

We like the Braille battery, but tend to not do...

We like the Braille battery, but tend to not do it on street cars just in case, but they have other options in size, but the terminal options are not as nice. the brass will not give you any problems...
08-09-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,812
Posted By Detroit Tuned

We have seen the head crack by the rear most head...

We have seen the head crack by the rear most head bolt where the timing chain runs right to below the cam shaft, take a look there. I have seen in a hand full of cars with coolant in oil issues. And...
07-18-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
R50/53 - R50/53 Bypass valve recommendation
Views: 668
Posted By Detroit Tuned

We are the only company that makes one that i...

We are the only company that makes one that i know of. When someone calls the shop for help and they tell me they have an eBay part on the car , but it's not working now...well there you go, eBay...
07-05-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,947
Posted By Detroit Tuned

We do not even remove the O2 sensor on the bottom...

We do not even remove the O2 sensor on the bottom location. we just leave it in the down pipe. we have had them come out cross threaded from the factory. that way you do not hav to fit it or buy a...
06-28-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 1,495
Views: 668,749
Posted By Detroit Tuned

Yes it is! it's the only unit we sell and install...

Yes it is! it's the only unit we sell and install because it works correctly every time and it is all Stainless Steel so it will not fail again!


Chad
Detroit Tuned
Forum: JCW Garage
06-28-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,473
Posted By Detroit Tuned

In all of our testing thru the years, we always...

In all of our testing thru the years, we always see a touch more boost out of the cars. it can be UP TOO 1 psi but always more. but again we are testing it with a mechanical gauge and etc. etc. but...
06-28-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 804
Posted By Detroit Tuned

The P1688 comes back to BPV or Crank Pulley most...

The P1688 comes back to BPV or Crank Pulley most of the time. If you zip tie the BPV shut and drive the car hard and nothing happens, it the BPV but if the car goes into limp mode again, it's the...
05-21-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,994
Posted By Detroit Tuned

water pumps can go ant any mileage, 60K or 260K....

water pumps can go ant any mileage, 60K or 260K. and we never use bolts in service mode. it's easy ans just hangs in place. no extra costs.
05-21-2018, 09:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,616
Posted By Detroit Tuned

The P0420 code is for a bad Cat and it needs...

The P0420 code is for a bad Cat and it needs replacing. this solved Misfit toys problem when he bought it to us so many years ago. the sensors are working the way they should and are showing you that...
04-17-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,704
Posted By Detroit Tuned

I get it, people hate to take it to any shop and...

I get it, people hate to take it to any shop and always want to do it them self. but these cars require a computer to talk to them to even start to figure out what might be wrong. It's very easy to...
04-17-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,396
Posted By Detroit Tuned

Note: I know they fit over the Detroit Tuned Big...

Note: I know they fit over the Detroit Tuned Big Brake Kit with no spacers.
04-16-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By Detroit Tuned

There is no adjustment on any MINI Clutches.

There is no adjustment on any MINI Clutches.
04-16-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,704
Posted By Detroit Tuned

Were are you at? Is there a shop close to you...

Were are you at? Is there a shop close to you that can change the program for you? This is a service that we could provide. The idea's you can up with are not going to work correctly. it's best...
04-16-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 315
Posted By Detroit Tuned

Detroit Tuned Scheduleat The Dragon

It’s that time of year again! MINI’s on the Dragon (http://minisonthedragon.com/)! Most of Detroit Tuned (http://www.detroittuned.com/) will be in North Carolina April 30th till May 5th. We will be...
Forum: JCW Garage
04-06-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,069
Posted By Detroit Tuned

Yep, with any of the JCW Brake cars you need a...

Yep, with any of the JCW Brake cars you need a spacer to make it even fit on the back!
04-01-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,231
Posted By Detroit Tuned

We are in Detroit:...

We are in Detroit: http://www.detroittuned.com/contact-us/
04-01-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,640
Posted By Detroit Tuned

We have a lot of instructions!...

We have a lot of instructions! http://www.detroittuned.com/Instructions
03-06-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,230
Posted By Detroit Tuned

we do not recommend that for cars with in wheels...

we do not recommend that for cars with in wheels sensors.
Forum: Suspension
02-28-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,391
Posted By Detroit Tuned

Yeah. We Install and sell a lot of Koni shocks...

Yeah. We Install and sell a lot of Koni shocks and never have any issues.
02-28-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 863
Posted By Detroit Tuned

If the sound goes away when pushing the clutch...

If the sound goes away when pushing the clutch in, it is related to the clutch itself.
12-05-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,700
Posted By Detroit Tuned

Hello! Yes, you will need to remove the down...

Hello!

Yes, you will need to remove the down pipe and all of the heat shields in that area to fix that seat. I highly recommend installing this kit to fix all the leaks once and for all. There are...
Forum: Midwest
11-26-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,073
Posted By Detroit Tuned

We are the only MINI only (for the most part)...

We are the only MINI only (for the most part) shop in MI, much less several states around us. We stock the parts needed to repair them at or above dealer level quality. We know that everyone can't...
11-24-2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 35,511
Posted By Detroit Tuned

You are hearing a vacuum leak. Yes it can cause...

You are hearing a vacuum leak. Yes it can cause other issues in the engine.
11-23-2017, 01:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 312
Posted By Detroit Tuned

Holiday Deals!

Happy Holidays! To celebrate our great year as a growing small business, we are yet again offering free ground shipping* for the holiday season on all orders over $130 dollars! This offer will be...
11-19-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By Detroit Tuned

Hello, thought we would chim in. you need a...

Hello, thought we would chim in. you need a clutch asap so we highly recommend this one: http://www.detroittuned.com/valeo-mini-cooper-s-clutch-kit-gen-1/ you will need a few other things that are...
11-13-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 582
Posted By Detroit Tuned

I would guarantee that that leak is the oil...

I would guarantee that that leak is the oil filter housing to block seal. We see that leak all the time at the bottom of the housing. This kit will take car of everything you need to fix in that...
11-13-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By Detroit Tuned

I would guarantee that that leak is the oil...

I would guarantee that that leak is the oil filter housing to block seal. The turbo oil line doesn't look that clean also. We see that leak all the time at the bottom of the housing, and it's hard...
10-04-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By Detroit Tuned

That is a bit high. We charge 450 all day long in...

That is a bit high. We charge 450 all day long in labor, add in a DT TOL Super Kit (http://www.detroittuned.com/dt-turbo-oil-line-super-kit/), and some other need parts your going to be 620-700 easy.
05-25-2017, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 628
Posted By Detroit Tuned

We never cam up with a kit cause the unit we sold...

We never cam up with a kit cause the unit we sold already came with a tube that fogged the car when running and all you had to do was open one hose clamp and slip it under. super easy. see the...
05-18-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,656
Posted By Detroit Tuned

We see these break all the time. Like said above,...

We see these break all the time. Like said above, with the car off you thread a zip tie around the arm and the set screw and tighten it up. a long pair of pliers is helpful. this trick always rules...
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