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05-10-2019, 06:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By spiney

The worst I've had so far (thankfully) is the...

The worst I've had so far (thankfully) is the license plate screws, and the set screw that holds the discs to the hubs. The rest of the car is doing really well, especially as it's a daily in the...
04-09-2019, 03:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,859
Posted By spiney

Do you still have them? I have an identical set...

Do you still have them? I have an identical set with one bent wheel and need a replacement.
03-26-2019, 05:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 820
Posted By spiney

I painted my regular "S" calipers blue on a blue...

I painted my regular "S" calipers blue on a blue car and they look great. I think what you're planning would look amazing.
02-26-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By spiney

I did find a source for a new one, just wanted to...

I did find a source for a new one, just wanted to see if there was something a bit less than the $350+ that I found. I got these for under $200 each on sale when I originally bought them.
02-25-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By spiney

No-one?

No-one?
01-16-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By spiney

Breyton GTS-R 4x100 18" Silver (one wheel)

I need one good condition Breyton GTS-R 4x100 18" wheel to replace the one I destroyed on a pothole recently. With or without tire, I need to get a whole new set of tires anyway.

Ideally somewhere...
01-14-2019, 10:07 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 44,915
Posted By spiney

Fingers crossed it doesn't end up wrapped round a...

Fingers crossed it doesn't end up wrapped round a tree first time out!
12-17-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,967
Posted By spiney

If you have a friend in the service department...

If you have a friend in the service department they should be able to pull all the records.
09-18-2018, 05:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,659
Posted By spiney

One of only about three MINIs I've seen where...

One of only about three MINIs I've seen where blackout actually looks good! Congrats!
09-17-2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 878
Posted By spiney

Mine was a little hesitant last year, I did plugs...

Mine was a little hesitant last year, I did plugs and got similar results. My wife's 2012 Clubman needed coil packs. I had a plug outright fail on our 2008 Clubman. Definitely seems like something to...
08-06-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,440
Posted By spiney

Looks like there's something wrong with the back...

Looks like there's something wrong with the back end they all use. Try again in a day or so.
08-03-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,440
Posted By spiney

Put the last 7 of your VIN into...

Put the last 7 of your VIN into http://bimmer.work and it should show an interior representation of your car.
07-18-2018, 07:00 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 111,572
Posted By spiney

I use Flickr now. Much easier, and they even...

I use Flickr now. Much easier, and they even give you the embed code to use in forums.
Forum: JCW Garage
07-02-2018, 06:32 AM
Replies: 76
JCW Belly Pan
Views: 13,439
Posted By spiney

The pan I got from ECS for my Roadster came with...

The pan I got from ECS for my Roadster came with some clips to turn those holes into places that the speed fasteners would work with. You clipped them over the structure first and then it fit...
06-10-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 28,543
Posted By spiney

TD Garden, Boston. ...

TD Garden, Boston.
https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1734/40891644860_0877c34a73_o.jpg
05-23-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,252
Posted By spiney

I'm going to do this if/when mine sticks.

I'm going to do this if/when mine sticks.
03-29-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 704
Posted By spiney

Welcome!

Welcome!
03-22-2018, 05:03 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 106,870
Posted By spiney

Unless you're in Canada it's in there. ...

Unless you're in Canada it's in there.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1M2NX7oEPhM
03-22-2018, 04:49 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 106,870
Posted By spiney

As long as you have the foglights that's enough. ...

As long as you have the foglights that's enough. You have to disable daytime running lights in the car menu though, if the headlights are on with the standard wiring you just get the upper third of...
03-11-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,476
Posted By spiney

I like it. Saw a metallic grey on a few years...

I like it. Saw a metallic grey on a few years ago which looked amazing.
Forum: JCW Garage
02-16-2018, 06:48 AM
Replies: 76
JCW Belly Pan
Views: 13,439
Posted By spiney

My GP2 pan was $260 from ECS in 2014, and now I...

My GP2 pan was $260 from ECS in 2014, and now I see it for $360. Glad I got in when I did.
01-02-2018, 02:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,702
Posted By spiney

There's a bit different (extra) structure behind...

There's a bit different (extra) structure behind the front bumper on the facelift/LCI cars (which all Roadsters are) and I'm not sure if intercoolers for pre-facelift cars will clear it all. I'm...
12-22-2017, 03:47 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,967
Posted By spiney

That's remarkable. Is it in a museum? :lol:

That's remarkable. Is it in a museum? :lol:
10-24-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 46
R59 R59 vs Z4
Views: 4,722
Posted By spiney

Local knowledge certainly has something to do...

Local knowledge certainly has something to do with it, but that thing certainly looked and moved like it was more than just a paintjob and a tack-on wing.
10-22-2017, 01:49 PM
Replies: 46
R59 R59 vs Z4
Views: 4,722
Posted By spiney

Does Killboy still have that tricked out S2000 on...

Does Killboy still have that tricked out S2000 on the Dragon? That thing passed me like I was standing still when we were there a couple of years ago.
10-13-2017, 06:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,841
Posted By spiney

I use Flickr now, close to infinite free storage...

I use Flickr now, close to infinite free storage and their "Share" feature even creates the right tags to just paste in here.
10-09-2017, 06:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,414
Posted By spiney

There's someone at MINIs on Top every year who...

There's someone at MINIs on Top every year who does this to random cars:
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7103/27313139753_add5ff7cb8_k.jpg
10-04-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,414
Posted By spiney

We have dog stuff, plus sunscreen and bug spray...

We have dog stuff, plus sunscreen and bug spray for bike trips.
09-30-2017, 05:07 AM
Replies: 2
R57 Day 2
Views: 491
Posted By spiney

Search YouTube for “Mini r56 tpms reset” and...

Search YouTube for “Mini r56 tpms reset” and it will get a video that shows how to do the reset. You use the button in the end of the left hand column stalk.
09-17-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 12,265
Posted By spiney

Thanks for the reminder. Crossed my 1000 hours in...

Thanks for the reminder. Crossed my 1000 hours in July....
09-09-2017, 06:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,563
Posted By spiney

I did mine on my Roadster. Used a Helix...

I did mine on my Roadster. Used a Helix intercooler installation video to get the bumper off. Only problem was a couple of hidden fasteners on the bottom edge of the bumper that weren't in the video....
09-08-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 970
Posted By spiney

Doesn't seem practical if you actually drive the...

Doesn't seem practical if you actually drive the car though. If you had one what would you do with it if you had to put the top up? And how would it attach with the top down?
07-26-2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 806
Posted By spiney

I have the auto controls and I don't notice this....

I have the auto controls and I don't notice this. I just set the temp and let it run.
07-25-2017, 04:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 712
Posted By spiney

The caps are all the same at that year across...

The caps are all the same at that year across hatch, Clubman, Convertible and Roadster, the only difference is there is one set for power folding mirrors and one set for cars without that. You could...
07-23-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 712
Posted By spiney

I have no problem with a 2012 Roadster S with the...

I have no problem with a 2012 Roadster S with the JCW kit. I do run snows, but they're 205/45/17 so pretty much the standard size for an S on 17s. I'm not lowered so I don't do much plowing unless...
07-22-2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,677
Posted By spiney

You can get open grilles from a couple of vendors...

You can get open grilles from a couple of vendors that may possibly help keep the scoop from warping due to underbonnet heat, but usually it's non functional as said above.
07-17-2017, 02:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,060
Posted By spiney

I haven't done it myself, but from the picture it...

I haven't done it myself, but from the picture it looks like you would squeeze the two clips at one end together and gently pop that out a bit, maybe wedging it out with a plastic trim tool on the...
06-28-2017, 02:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,081
Posted By spiney

Not strictly true. Our 2012 Clubman has auto up,...

Not strictly true. Our 2012 Clubman has auto up, for example. I always forget to use it because my Roadster doesn't have it though. It's not there on the convertible, Roadster or Coupe because they...
06-26-2017, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,013
Posted By spiney

Mike for the Bluetooth phone integration.

Mike for the Bluetooth phone integration.
06-21-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,937
Posted By spiney

At one point (on my 2012 at least) the JCW...

At one point (on my 2012 at least) the JCW "package" supplied both interior and exterior stuff together. A year or two later it was split into "interior" and "exterior" separately.
06-19-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 923
Posted By spiney

Our Pepper White 2012 with body colour roof has...

Our Pepper White 2012 with body colour roof has black pillars, light finishers, and top of the bumper.
06-15-2017, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 653
Posted By spiney

Well found, I thought this had come up before. ...

Well found, I thought this had come up before.

Did anyone ever try one in the real world?
06-06-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 653
Posted By spiney

I don't think there are any. The Coupe/Roadster...

I don't think there are any. The Coupe/Roadster mirror is a unique shape and as far as I can find out MINI never made a cover for it. The sales volume was low so I doubt there are aftermarket ones...
05-30-2017, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2,040
Views: 248,103
Posted By spiney

Looks great, congratulations. Nice photos too,...

Looks great, congratulations. Nice photos too, especially the B&W one. Any plans for personalization?
05-25-2017, 05:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,937
Posted By spiney

Congrats, looks great! We all know you'll love...

Congrats, looks great! We all know you'll love it, we all love ours!
05-25-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,668
Posted By spiney

R57/R59 both have the R57 style bracing. I...

R57/R59 both have the R57 style bracing. I thought the R58 had it too, but I can't find any bracing for the R58 on realoem.com.
05-25-2017, 08:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,841
Posted By spiney

Welcome back! Good choice of car, and low...

Welcome back! Good choice of car, and low mileage too.
05-17-2017, 06:44 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 36,130
Posted By spiney

There's one wire that goes into the cabin from...

There's one wire that goes into the cabin from the control module by the fuse box. The instructions have you splice that into the wiring in the footwell module, that's where the DRLs get their...
04-05-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 572
Posted By spiney

I think the only way is to replace the trunk...

I think the only way is to replace the trunk handle assembly. It's just a few Tork screws and a plug.
04-04-2017, 05:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,841
Posted By spiney

These are my 205/40/18 summers on 7" rims. ...

These are my 205/40/18 summers on 7" rims. They're pretty flush too.
https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5781/23163896249_4faa6a363f_k.jpg

The OEM JCW's I took off with 205/45/17 on OEM rims (7") are...
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