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07-10-2019, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Nope! When I lived in an apartment, I did all my...

Nope! When I lived in an apartment, I did all my stuff at night when the management was gone.

Seriously though, its an easy mod you can do yourself
07-09-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Do it yourself. exhaust swaps are easy. Just get...

Do it yourself. exhaust swaps are easy. Just get the car up and follow the pipes and hangers.
07-09-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,182
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

I dont think you can separate the stock shaft....

I dont think you can separate the stock shaft. ...... can you?

The knob is easy, just pull like a m'fer and dont crack yourself in the face
07-04-2019, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 497
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

It sounds like it might be time for a new clutch ...

It sounds like it might be time for a new clutch

I was going to suggest a bump stop but it might stop it from engaging if you have to push it that far down
07-02-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 19
Interior/Exterior New Steering Wheel Installed
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Posted By Mini_Vinnie

You got it buddy!

You got it buddy!
06-30-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 19
Interior/Exterior New Steering Wheel Installed
Views: 4,906
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Nope, not at all! Its pretty easy. Here is a...

Nope, not at all! Its pretty easy. Here is a video I used for reference, its pretty dead on with the F56

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s8RSzj1gCeo&t=131s
Forum: JCW Garage
06-27-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,288
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Yep, full flash is the way to go. I have...

Yep, full flash is the way to go. I have ByteTroniks Stage 2 and love it
Forum: 3rd Gen FAQs
06-18-2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 56,105
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

You should be able to restore from your backup,...

You should be able to restore from your backup, granted if you coded something after it saved your stock setup it will have been overwritten
06-16-2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,763
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Just a heads up for F56 owners, OMP is the only...

Just a heads up for F56 owners, OMP is the only aftermarket seat company to make brackets for our Mini's

I had to have my brackets custom welded and fabricated to fit the Sparco brackets
06-15-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,555
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

DP first, you need the supporting mods to be able...

DP first, you need the supporting mods to be able to handle the tune
06-15-2019, 06:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,464
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Bingo

Bingo
06-14-2019, 07:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,487
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Ha!!

Ha!!
06-13-2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,487
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

There you go!

There you go!
06-12-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,182
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Yeah, I wish I was smart enough to put them side...

Yeah, I wish I was smart enough to put them side by side but I was so excited after the stock one came off I just installed it.

Initially, I set it at the shortest throw and it was binding up...
06-12-2019, 07:08 AM
Replies: 1
Interior/Exterior JCW Exhaust tips
Views: 411
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

dont quote me, but I think they might be...

dont quote me, but I think they might be different diameters.
06-12-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,487
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

grounds are pretty easy, the wire just needs to...

grounds are pretty easy, the wire just needs to be touching the frame some place
06-12-2019, 07:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,182
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Here you go! - https://i.imgur.com/nj3LC19.jpg

Here you go! - https://i.imgur.com/nj3LC19.jpg
Forum: Detailing 101
06-12-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,297
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

I love this stuff, and it smells good ;) -...

I love this stuff, and it smells good ;) - https://www.detailedimage.com/wax.php?id=63687&url=detailedimage.com/Chemical-Guys-M31/Water-Spot-Remover-P194/16-oz-S1/
06-10-2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 27
Interior/Exterior BMS Clutch Stop F56
Views: 4,161
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

For $10, its well worth it

For $10, its well worth it
06-09-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,649
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

ByteTronik has mine purposely set at 15 psi,...

ByteTronik has mine purposely set at 15 psi, stage 2
06-07-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 19
Interior/Exterior New Steering Wheel Installed
Views: 4,906
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Honestly, it was a complete pain-free experience....

Honestly, it was a complete pain-free experience. It got to my house from the UK faster than I can get UPS packages
06-06-2019, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,414
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Message Mike at Bytetronik -...

Message Mike at Bytetronik - https://bytetronik.com/

There are several of us on here with their tune. Its awesome
06-05-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,487
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

So you are going to have to run the left (looking...

So you are going to have to run the left (looking at the glove box), take the 2 side panels off around the center console, snake it like I did under the opening, up to the steering column, over to...
06-04-2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,487
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Interesting, its not like mine in the picture? Is...

Interesting, its not like mine in the picture? Is it still in the glove box or on the passenger side where your legs would sit?



And thank you! :)
06-04-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,487
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Tap fuse #50, its a fuse that is controlled by...

Tap fuse #50, its a fuse that is controlled by the ignition - https://myredmini.com/boost-gauge-installed/
06-04-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 27
Interior/Exterior BMS Clutch Stop F56
Views: 4,161
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

The stop is adjustable by taking off the rings

The stop is adjustable by taking off the rings
06-03-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 27
Interior/Exterior BMS Clutch Stop F56
Views: 4,161
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

the benefit is that it makes the clutch engage...

the benefit is that it makes the clutch engage faster, technically. It reduces the full push needed on the stock cars. You'd be surprised how much faster the clutch does engage with that stopper in
06-03-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,798
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

quite a bit. the roadblock was the ECU, the tune...

quite a bit. the roadblock was the ECU, the tune opened the ecu up a bit.

Unfortunately, Mini (and all other car manufactures) really limit the true power of the car via the ECU
06-03-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 27
Interior/Exterior BMS Clutch Stop F56
Views: 4,161
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Nope, you wont even notice a difference in...

Nope, you wont even notice a difference in starting
06-03-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,798
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Parts yes, Tune no

Parts yes, Tune no
Forum: 1st Gear
06-02-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,607
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

I did pretty much all the mods you are asking...

I did pretty much all the mods you are asking about. Check them out on my site and let me know if you have any questions - https://myredmini.com/
06-01-2019, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,663
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

You might have to get an OEM replacement. I dont...

You might have to get an OEM replacement. I dont think there are aftermarket parts for that one
05-31-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 19
Interior/Exterior New Steering Wheel Installed
Views: 4,906
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Ha! Good point, I just saw that the wheel is...

Ha! Good point, I just saw that

the wheel is actually little thicker, which is what I was hoping for, because there must be a pad or backing for the Alcantara to stick too before they stitched it.
05-27-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,925
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

group buy ECSTuning !!!

group buy ECSTuning !!!
05-25-2019, 05:03 AM
Replies: 19
Interior/Exterior New Steering Wheel Installed
Views: 4,906
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Incredible! I wanted a race car wheel so that was...

Incredible! I wanted a race car wheel so that was the only thing I had my mind set on. The wheel diameter is wider which is perfect too. I couldn't be happier

i had the fake leather stock wheel...
05-25-2019, 05:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,501
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Just brilliant! Order coming this weekend. Save...

Just brilliant! Order coming this weekend. Save me a pair, F56
05-24-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,507
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

The death of the driving experience...

The death of the driving experience continues............ but hey, I can now take my eyes off the road even longer and read text messages on my Apple car play instead of looking down at my phone.
...
05-24-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 19
Interior/Exterior New Steering Wheel Installed
Views: 4,906
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Thanks! I got it from a UK company -...

Thanks! I got it from a UK company - https://controlcsw.com/
05-24-2019, 06:10 AM
Replies: 19
Interior/Exterior New Steering Wheel Installed
Views: 4,906
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

All in all it was $575. Nope, I still have...

All in all it was $575.

Nope, I still have my stock wheel. Im just amazed it only took 3 days to get here. I cant get amazon stuff that fast.

Im very impressed with Control Custom too. I did...
05-22-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,814
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Just use the bolts ECS sells with the studs

Just use the bolts ECS sells with the studs
05-22-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 19
Interior/Exterior New Steering Wheel Installed
Views: 4,906
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

New Steering Wheel Installed

One step closer to a Mini UK Challenge Car :grin:

https://myredmini.com/new-steering-wheel-installed/
...
05-21-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,814
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

I did the same search, that size is hard to come...

I did the same search, that size is hard to come by. I ended up getting them from a drift shop in California. I’ll get the name when I get home
Forum: JCW Garage
05-21-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,999
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Even if it is noted, they can't legally deny the...

Even if it is noted, they can't legally deny the warranty if it's not related to the dinan. For example, say your sunroof is leaking, they cant say "nope, no claim because you have the Dinan...
Forum: JCW Garage
05-21-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,999
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Nah, dont stress over it. It literally takes 20...

Nah, dont stress over it. It literally takes 20 mins to remove it in the case you have a warranty claim. Just pull it out before you go to the dealer
05-21-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,265
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

wow. Why the change of heart?

wow.

Why the change of heart?
Forum: JCW Garage
05-21-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 773
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

There you go!

There you go!
Forum: Suspension
05-21-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

You got it! Tell them I sent you. They did my...

You got it! Tell them I sent you. They did my alignment as well. I forgot. They had it for 6 hours and it came back a brand new Mini
Forum: Suspension
05-21-2019, 06:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

Further did my coils and sway bar. They are more...

Further did my coils and sway bar. They are more than capable.

I use IMOLA for all my stuff since I am closer to them now
05-20-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

TIme to get a Bytetronik ECU flash now! you won't...

TIme to get a Bytetronik ECU flash now! you won't stop smiling
Forum: JCW Garage
05-20-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 773
Posted By Mini_Vinnie

So jealous of that

So jealous of that
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