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07-10-2019, 08:56 AM
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Posted By SoCalF56

Hilarious.

Hilarious.
07-01-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By SoCalF56

Yup, we've chatted before :) Good ole California...

Yup, we've chatted before :) Good ole California 91 :popcorn:
07-01-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 31,273
Posted By SoCalF56

Any updates on burbles/pops/flames on the new...

Any updates on burbles/pops/flames on the new software version?
07-01-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,629
Posted By SoCalF56

DP is not a substitute for a tune, its a support...

DP is not a substitute for a tune, its a support mod. Even a stage 1 tune with bone stock car will be a huge difference over NM. If you want real power, you want a stage 2 tune with full bolt ons.
07-01-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By SoCalF56

I was pulling 22-23 PSI when i blew my B46. I...

I was pulling 22-23 PSI when i blew my B46. I seem to be pulling 17-19 PSI on the new update BT stage 2 map.
Forum: MINI5280
07-01-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,114
Posted By SoCalF56

Oops wrong post.

Oops wrong post.
04-11-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,017
Posted By SoCalF56

OP isnt responding to thread or PM. Pretty...

OP isnt responding to thread or PM. Pretty frustrating.
04-10-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,017
Posted By SoCalF56

I will take it. Please PM me. Paypal ready.

I will take it. Please PM me. Paypal ready.
04-10-2019, 12:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,168
Posted By SoCalF56

Any updates on your build? :)

Any updates on your build? :)
04-10-2019, 12:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,772
Posted By SoCalF56

Have you been able to crack the popping/flame...

Have you been able to crack the popping/flame limitations of the new software version?
04-08-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,191
Posted By SoCalF56

Willy do you have any updates on the intake?...

Willy do you have any updates on the intake? Would love to purchase one :thumbsup:
03-25-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,921
Posted By SoCalF56

Are any of you planning on doing a ceramic...

Are any of you planning on doing a ceramic coating or heat reflective tape on the outside of the pipes? I would assume once the metal heats up it will be a big source of heat soak. I was considering...
03-25-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,921
Posted By SoCalF56

Sorry to hear that :/ Let us know what happens!

Sorry to hear that :/ Let us know what happens!
03-25-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,921
Posted By SoCalF56

There are two different models. One for S and...

There are two different models. One for S and JCW. The JCW has a different intercooler than the S.

Forge website: https://www.forgemotorsport.com/search?q=hard+pipe+f56
03-19-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,017
Posted By SoCalF56

Ill take the Intake if you still have it. PM me.

Ill take the Intake if you still have it. PM me.
03-18-2019, 01:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,368
Posted By SoCalF56

Which raises the question of why it never made it...

Which raises the question of why it never made it to the final design. Ive been hearing that some people with the Eventuri intake reported subpar performance, but when covering the hood scoop,...
03-17-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,368
Posted By SoCalF56

Although not part of an intake, Mini Works in the...

Although not part of an intake, Mini Works in the UK offers a functional carbon fiber hood scoop for $250. Check it out...
12-06-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 43
Drivetrain Open F56 hood scoop
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Posted By SoCalF56

Did you seriously just ask the same question 3...

Did you seriously just ask the same question 3 times in a row? :impatient:

To answer your extremely repetitive question, there is no difference intake wise between manual and automatic. Since you...
12-05-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 43
Drivetrain Open F56 hood scoop
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Posted By SoCalF56

You posted a link to a video on FaceBook, how is...

You posted a link to a video on FaceBook, how is that self explanatory that its your car? I dont use FaceBook and i dont follow you. :impatient:

Im assuming you must have a manual transmission as...
12-04-2018, 12:04 AM
Replies: 43
Drivetrain Open F56 hood scoop
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Posted By SoCalF56

Do you guys accept severed body parts as payment?...

Do you guys accept severed body parts as payment? My wallet doesnt want to give up $1,500 :lol:
12-04-2018, 12:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,755
Posted By SoCalF56

If you google "mini f56 duell ag hood" you can...

If you google "mini f56 duell ag hood" you can get some ideas. The actual duell AG hood is several thousand $'s i believe and quite hard to get your hands on. Might be worthwhile being the guinea pig...
12-03-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,191
Posted By SoCalF56

Definitely a great design, but to me more flash...

Definitely a great design, but to me more flash than function. Fingers crossed another company replicates something like this out of ABS at a reasonable price point.

Till then... The ridiculous...
12-03-2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,191
Posted By SoCalF56

$1,500 unfortunately. We've been talking...

$1,500 unfortunately.

We've been talking about it on this post: https://www.northamericanmotoring.com/forums/drivetrain-cooper-s/332866-open-f56-hood-scoop.html#post4434325
11-25-2018, 11:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,191
Posted By SoCalF56

Any updates on this?

Any updates on this?
11-23-2018, 11:43 PM
Replies: 43
Drivetrain Open F56 hood scoop
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Posted By SoCalF56

Is this your car? If so, would you mind...

Is this your car? If so, would you mind elaborating/posting some more pictures on how you set everything up?
11-21-2018, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By SoCalF56

I killed my stock pads front and rear in 16k...

I killed my stock pads front and rear in 16k miles. Switch to EBC yellow pads and havent looked back :razz:
11-13-2018, 05:27 PM
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Drivetrain Open F56 hood scoop
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Posted By SoCalF56

The Eventuri intake is now available for...

The Eventuri intake is now available for preorder. Seems to be around $1,600 which to me seems absolutely insane. At the price you could get a tune and FBO. With any quality cold air system and an...
09-10-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,424
Posted By SoCalF56

If I recall correctly, the EBC pads came with new...

If I recall correctly, the EBC pads came with new clips.
08-30-2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,624
Posted By SoCalF56

Legal jargon to keep themselves out of trouble....

Legal jargon to keep themselves out of trouble. If a product is sold and isnt technically approved for road use, the company will tell you the product is only for track and off road use to protect...
08-30-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,624
Posted By SoCalF56

Carbon tips are crazy expensive. They can be...

Carbon tips are crazy expensive. They can be bought 3rd party, but not sure of quality. Id put the $500 into something else or into my gas fund :cool:
08-28-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,624
Posted By SoCalF56

Good to know, hence my italicized probably. I...

Good to know, hence my italicized probably. I wasn't sure.
08-28-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,424
Posted By SoCalF56

Stock rotors for now. They were still in perfect...

Stock rotors for now. They were still in perfect shape as installed the upgraded pads at around 15k miles. Once I kill off these pads and rotors im thinking about upgrading to wilwood front BBK.
08-28-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,624
Posted By SoCalF56

In the case of a piggyback tune (like a JB4) the...

In the case of a piggyback tune (like a JB4) the two would stack which would probably be too much power for the engine to handle. In the case of a flash tune, it doesn't matter if you had a stock...
08-28-2018, 11:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,424
Posted By SoCalF56

EBC Yellow pads paired with a good set of tires....

EBC Yellow pads paired with a good set of tires. Im running EBC yellows on my MCS with Michelin Pilot Super Sport's. Insane brake force compared to stock. I can pretty much slam on my brakes full...
08-28-2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,624
Posted By SoCalF56

Dont think my car has ever been in green mode...

Dont think my car has ever been in green mode since I got it! The tuning kit is worth it IMO for the exhaust alone. Its the best, most refined sounding exhaust ive heard on any F56. Although I will...
08-28-2018, 12:31 AM
Replies: 44
Drivetrain Finally Internals!
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Posted By SoCalF56

Yep, I had a JCW tuning kit installed on my car....

Yep, I had a JCW tuning kit installed on my car. Very happy with the exhaust but hardly noticed a difference with tune. My disappointment is what led me to venture into the aftermarket tune...
08-27-2018, 02:32 PM
Replies: 44
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Posted By SoCalF56

Im no tuner, but to me it seems like a fine line...

Im no tuner, but to me it seems like a fine line between performance/long term reliability. As my dad always used to say, "If it was ment to be that fast it would have been that fast from the...
08-27-2018, 02:23 PM
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Posted By SoCalF56

Maybe BMW let the interns design the B46/48 :lol:...

Maybe BMW let the interns design the B46/48 :lol: Hopefully we can get this platform to the N18 performance/reliability levels some day.
08-27-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 44
Drivetrain Finally Internals!
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Posted By SoCalF56

I completely get what you're saying, but I don't...

I completely get what you're saying, but I don't think anyone does performance modifications to a car to then drive it slow. "Beating" and "Smashing" and "Driving Hard" are words with differing...
08-27-2018, 01:55 PM
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Posted By SoCalF56

I was running off the shelf parts and a stock...

I was running off the shelf parts and a stock motor = Same outcome. This car (to me at least) has proven to be unreliable when modified.

Edit: Id like to clarify as well that im really not trying...
08-27-2018, 01:45 PM
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Posted By SoCalF56

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmoto...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/307x388/screen_shot_2018_08_27_at_1_43_58_pm_f979f40a0c97cf0224fa4b4118bb1712c6f2338c.png

Wanted to share this as well, just to...
08-27-2018, 01:27 PM
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Posted By SoCalF56

Agreed a bit unclear, they were hesitant about...

Agreed a bit unclear, they were hesitant about the refund at first and later came up with $350. To me a less than partial refund is not a refund, more of a f*** you. I just recently reached out to...
08-27-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 44
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Posted By SoCalF56

I dont think my stock car with under 20k on the...

I dont think my stock car with under 20k on the clock was planning on blowing by itself. Again, this is over $800 which is completely relative to me. Its a matter of standing behind your product...
08-27-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,921
Posted By SoCalF56

Im interested in these as well. Also considering...

Im interested in these as well. Also considering the FTP motorsports charge pipes:...
08-27-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 44
Drivetrain Finally Internals!
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Posted By SoCalF56

Cylinder 2 misfire. Dealer replaced the coil...

Cylinder 2 misfire. Dealer replaced the coil pack, then a fuel injector, then a head job, then a new engine lol.



1. If a tune you are selling makes someones engine blow up, the very least you...
08-25-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 44
Drivetrain Finally Internals!
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Posted By SoCalF56

It was driving perfectly fine and then I got a...

It was driving perfectly fine and then I got a CEL when I was commuting home one day. Pulled over and got the car towed home and the next time I started it I got a big cloud of white smoke coming out...
08-25-2018, 11:47 AM
Replies: 44
Drivetrain Finally Internals!
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Posted By SoCalF56

Blew #2 piston, caused deep scoring on the...

Blew #2 piston, caused deep scoring on the cylinder walls and 99% compression loss. Was running stage 2 tune from ByeTronik, milltek downpipe, intake, and airtec IC.
08-25-2018, 02:16 AM
Replies: 44
Drivetrain Finally Internals!
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Posted By SoCalF56

Super excited to see stuff coming to market for...

Super excited to see stuff coming to market for people looking to go past the stage 2 level. I already killed my first B46 on the bytetronik stage 2 tune. $10k and a new motor later, im very...
Forum: 3rd Gen FAQs
05-24-2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,496
Posted By SoCalF56

Current list of CARB Certified Intakes

Wanted to put together a place for users to quickly and easily get information on CARB certified intakes. After doing research on existing intakes available and contacting companies, i have put...
05-22-2018, 11:46 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,383
Posted By SoCalF56

Interested in answers for these questions as...

Interested in answers for these questions as well. If anyone has input that would be great.
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