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06-13-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By G26okie

Alright so, I picked up the car yesterday with...

Alright so, I picked up the car yesterday with the new steering rack. First thing was the alignment the car came to their shop with was way off, and that was from the dealership 4-5 weeks ago so the...
Forum: JCW Garage
06-13-2019, 03:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,714
Posted By G26okie

I went with the Forge and had my shop install. ...

I went with the Forge and had my shop install.

Quality from what I can tell behind the bumper looks excellent. With squared fins that are staggered or offset so air just doesn't pass straight...
06-12-2019, 06:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,593
Posted By G26okie

Yeah I was getting the same things, hard pull to...

Yeah I was getting the same things, hard pull to the right on acceleration which would shift back to center/left after letting off gas, and the steering wheel wouldn't return to center from a right...
06-10-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,593
Posted By G26okie

The shop just called and said Geico approved a...

The shop just called and said Geico approved a new steering gear.

They are now going to take apart the other parts related to the steering system and check those for damage as well.

I am so...
06-07-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,593
Posted By G26okie

Yeah if that is all it is, I might just loose it...

Yeah if that is all it is, I might just loose it hahah. Anyway, the shop the car is at is a very experienced BMW shop so they might do that in the course of things. If not I'll suggest it.
06-07-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,593
Posted By G26okie

I don't know for sure, but I figured either the...

I don't know for sure, but I figured either the dealer or the collision center (mini certified) did that.
06-07-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,593
Posted By G26okie

Figured I'd update this. After having the...

Figured I'd update this.

After having the control arm and bushings replaced and another alignment, the issue was still there, no one being able to center my steering wheel along with just weird...
Forum: JCW Garage
05-27-2019, 04:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,016
Posted By G26okie

You might get to the 55mph faster with more hp,...

You might get to the 55mph faster with more hp, but you won't be able to go faster than 55 if you were hitting the redline before.
Forum: JCW Garage
05-27-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,016
Posted By G26okie

Unless you changed your gearing also, I don't see...

Unless you changed your gearing also, I don't see how you could increase the max speed you could reach per gear.
Forum: JCW Garage
05-26-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,714
Posted By G26okie

Yeah I've heard good things, unfortunately they...

Yeah I've heard good things, unfortunately they don't make one for the jcw.
Forum: JCW Garage
05-26-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,714
Posted By G26okie

Thanks for the info, you say airtec has a bad...

Thanks for the info, you say airtec has a bad name on this forum, do you know why? I've seen comments here and there that it cooled worse than stock but no one had any data on it.

Anyone else?...
Forum: JCW Garage
05-25-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,714
Posted By G26okie

Upgraded FMIC on the jcw.

Data and reviews on upgraded FMICs for the jcw seem to be pretty limited with most info out there for the cooper S.

Right now I'm looking at the Forge and Airtec.

I like the Forge because they...
05-22-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,269
Posted By G26okie

I decided to go back to the stock intake and use...

I decided to go back to the stock intake and use the money for an upgraded FMIC.
05-21-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,269
Posted By G26okie

Eventuri Carbon Fiber Intake and Hood Scoop

**SOLD** that was quick!
Hey all,

I am selling my Eventuri Carbon Fiber Intake and Hood Scoop. Nothing is wrong with it, just decided to go in a different direction. It was used for approx. 9k...
Forum: 3rd Gen FAQs
05-16-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,268
Posted By G26okie

Sorry to bump an old thread, but does anyone know...

Sorry to bump an old thread, but does anyone know the torque specs for the rear motor mount? Going to be installing the powerflex bushing soon.

Thanks.
05-16-2019, 05:29 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,237
Posted By G26okie

Gotcha. Well, I've been on the elite for 10k...

Gotcha. Well, I've been on the elite for 10k miles with no issues, hopefully it stays that way.
05-16-2019, 03:29 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,237
Posted By G26okie

How long have you had the elite on the car? Did...

How long have you had the elite on the car? Did you get this fixed?
Forum: JCW Garage
05-15-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,016
Posted By G26okie

There you go. I've had the elite on my jcw for...

There you go. I've had the elite on my jcw for 10k miles now and sometimes I wonder if it's working since the power is so smooth and oem feeling. Then I'll race someone or just really get on it and...
04-25-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,355
Posted By G26okie

I have the same thing in my mine when it rains, a...

I have the same thing in my mine when it rains, a little water isn't going to hurt anything.
04-06-2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,355
Posted By G26okie

I agree, it definitely seems to help the car...

I agree, it definitely seems to help the car breathe and doesn't heatsoak at all. Car pulls hard with it and the noise is great.

Drove though some pouring rain the other day with no issues again.
04-05-2019, 06:09 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,355
Posted By G26okie

The filter in the eventuri is dry. I'm not...

The filter in the eventuri is dry. I'm not ordering another for probably another month. I'll ask eventuri what I can use to clean the dirty one. They have always responded within a couple hours to my...
03-06-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,355
Posted By G26okie

So far I've had the intake on for 4-5k miles in...

So far I've had the intake on for 4-5k miles in combo with the dinan elite and have had zero issues.

I decided to take a look at the filter today and make sure it wasn't being blocked by anything...
Forum: JCW Garage
03-05-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,500
Posted By G26okie

I don't think any modern DI turbo engine targets...

I don't think any modern DI turbo engine targets a 14:5 afr at WOT.

Any of them I've seen run pretty rich.
Forum: JCW Garage
03-05-2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,500
Posted By G26okie

The elite plugs into the MAP sensor on the intake...

The elite plugs into the MAP sensor on the intake manifold, the MAP sensor before the throttle body and the fuel rail pressure sensor. Been running mine for about 4k miles and love it. There is...
02-05-2019, 03:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,593
Posted By G26okie

Oh for sure. I'm bringing printouts of the...

Oh for sure. I'm bringing printouts of the receipts to the damage inspection.

Also to add, it bent the wheel as well, so I will be giving that estimate to the insurance company along with the...
02-04-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,593
Posted By G26okie

Thank you, Finally someone with some...

Thank you,

Finally someone with some information. I'm going to start an insurance claim tonight as I've had the tire replaced, 2 alignments, the control arm replaced and my wheel is bent and the...
02-04-2019, 04:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,593
Posted By G26okie

Suspension/Alignment Issue 2016 F56 JCW

Good morning,

A few weeks ago I hit a pretty massive pothole with the passenger side of the car. The tire immediately showed a bubble in the sidewall so I had that front pass. tire replaced that...
12-27-2018, 03:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,847
Posted By G26okie

​​I ordered it through my dealer, they are a...

​​I ordered it through my dealer, they are a premier dinan dealer which is the highest tier and I just found it easy to go through them for everything. They charged $225 for the installation, yes...
12-24-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,355
Posted By G26okie

More pics! Love this thing. ...

More pics! Love this thing.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20181223_112125_0daf5a169dc5afb91604ff41d719fea9c179c2bb.jpg...
12-23-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,355
Posted By G26okie

I don't have the JCW sport exhaust with the...

I don't have the JCW sport exhaust with the valve, just the regular stock JCW exhaust.
12-23-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,355
Posted By G26okie

Honestly no idea, I never popped the hood after...

Honestly no idea, I never popped the hood after driving in the rain with the stock intake.
12-20-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,355
Posted By G26okie

Thanks, can you send me or post a link to that...

Thanks, can you send me or post a link to that intake? I'd like to see the design.
12-20-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,355
Posted By G26okie

So it got water tested this morning on the drive...

So it got water tested this morning on the drive to work. I spent about 10-15 minutes and a few miles in heavy rain at 30-50mph. I checked the intake out after getting to work. There was some large...
12-19-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,355
Posted By G26okie

Throw another little update out there with some...

Throw another little update out there with some new pics, can't ever have enough pictures amiright!?

About 550 miles on the system so far in combination with the Dinan Elite with zero complaints....
12-19-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,847
Posted By G26okie

Hey, I have the Dinan Elite on a 2016 JCW and it...

Hey, I have the Dinan Elite on a 2016 JCW and it has been fantastic. About 2k miles on the unit so far, I had it installed by my regular Mini dealer, which is also a Dinan dealer and they did a great...
Forum: JCW Garage
12-18-2018, 05:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By G26okie

Here is a list of all the dealers actually...

Here is a list of all the dealers actually located in CA, so looks like you can. https://www.dinancars.com/authorized-dealers/?region=CA
12-17-2018, 01:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,141
Posted By G26okie

I've got a 2016 2 door hardtop JCW and a bit of...

I've got a 2016 2 door hardtop JCW and a bit of experience with some different intakes.

Before the Dinan Elite tune, I purchased 3 intakes. The AFE, K&N and the Cravenspeed. The AFE and K&N were...
12-17-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,434
Posted By G26okie

Oem Mini all weather floor mats in the diamond...

Oem Mini all weather floor mats in the diamond pattern. Have front/rear and trunk tray.
12-13-2018, 05:42 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,355
Posted By G26okie

260 miles on intake + dinan elite, no cel.

260 miles on intake + dinan elite, no cel.
12-11-2018, 05:13 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,355
Posted By G26okie

Going to keep this updated as the mileage on the...

Going to keep this updated as the mileage on the intake progresses. So far, 160 miles on the intake without issue. Should be getting a little rain later in the week, so we will see how that goes....
12-10-2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,355
Posted By G26okie

Thanks! I'm in South Florida, so rain/water was a...

Thanks! I'm in South Florida, so rain/water was a definite concern. Eventuri is based outside of London, and they said they had been testing it in their wet weather and made some design decisions so...
12-10-2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 43
Drivetrain Open F56 hood scoop
Views: 4,046
Posted By G26okie

FYI, I posted my review with more pics here:...

FYI, I posted my review with more pics here: https://www.northamericanmotoring.com/forums/f55-f56-hatch-talk-2014/334044-eventuri-intake-functional-hood-scoop-review.html#post4436643
12-10-2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,355
Posted By G26okie

Eventuri Intake Functional Hood Scoop Review

I always think the more information out there on products the better. I know I love reading reviews of things I am looking to buy, so hopefully you will all find this helpful. This was installed on a...
12-07-2018, 05:46 PM
Replies: 43
Drivetrain Open F56 hood scoop
Views: 4,046
Posted By G26okie

Hah, I'll be making a complete review post/thread...

Hah, I'll be making a complete review post/thread when I get a chance. So far I put 35 miles on it, nary a hiccup and no check engine light.

The install was very easy, took about 40 minutes...
12-07-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 43
Drivetrain Open F56 hood scoop
Views: 4,046
Posted By G26okie

Little teaser ...

Little teaser

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20181207_170157_afbf17d6492b3ceefe494f80dc16708cc013739c.jpg
...
12-06-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 43
Drivetrain Open F56 hood scoop
Views: 4,046
Posted By G26okie

Too long, I ordered it from IND distribution, and...

Too long, I ordered it from IND distribution, and chose priority mail. The package ended up off the grid from Nov 27th until yesterday when it finally showed a tracking update in Florida and got...
12-06-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 43
Drivetrain Open F56 hood scoop
Views: 4,046
Posted By G26okie

​​​​​​ ​​​​​​The post about transmissions...

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​​​​​​The post about transmissions was about this guys home brew ducting setup, not the Eventuri. Looking at the install instructions, there doesn't look to be a transmission restriction....
12-06-2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 43
Drivetrain Open F56 hood scoop
Views: 4,046
Posted By G26okie

The Eventuri was just delivered, 90% sure I'll be...

The Eventuri was just delivered, 90% sure I'll be installing tomorrow so look out for a post!
12-06-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,005
Posted By G26okie

I'm guessing higher idle that slowly drops down...

I'm guessing higher idle that slowly drops down to normal, vs the initial high start rev and immediately dropping to normal idle.
Forum: JCW Garage
11-28-2018, 06:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,736
Posted By G26okie

Those lines in the graph are not whp or torque,...

Those lines in the graph are not whp or torque, they are something else, but the y axis isn't showing what it is. The torque are the lines that ramp up high at 3200rpm, and the whp are the lines...
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