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06-05-2019, 04:39 AM
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Posted By pocketmaster

Wheel Offset

F54 All4 S 2017 Curious if there is a limit to the offset I can get? Im wanting a more concave wheel. All of them I am seeing are relatively flush with maybe a max offset of 38ish
05-28-2019, 04:03 AM
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Views: 3,868
Posted By pocketmaster

Its funny, I also traded in my 09 Audi S5 4.2L...

Its funny, I also traded in my 09 Audi S5 4.2L for a 2017 Mini Clubman All4. I, however, have had 4 mini's in the family, mine being the 5th. They are fun lil cars. MPG's will kill the S5 4.2l, but I...
05-17-2019, 09:01 AM
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Views: 366
Posted By pocketmaster

Thanks!

Thanks!
05-17-2019, 04:44 AM
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Posted By pocketmaster

2013 Countryman S All4 Evap Purge Vale

Can anyone point me in the direction of the location of the Evap Purge Valve on a 2013 Countryman S All4 (56k miles) ? Got a code of the vent valve stuck open. Cleared the code and hasn't returned as...
05-08-2019, 09:08 AM
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Posted By pocketmaster

2017 Clubby S All4 Spark Plugs??

Just picked up my Clubby S All4 w/ 33k miles on the clock. She had a slight shutter at idle so I took her in to have her scanned.(I scanned her myself which yieled no codes thrown) Turns out the...
04-16-2017, 12:22 PM
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Views: 1,408
Posted By pocketmaster

2015 MCs P143c

My sons mini s just popped up a code P143C Powertrain code. Car runs fine. Can't seem to find anything inparticular about this code. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
12-06-2015, 06:42 PM
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R50/53 - R50/53 Transmission ??
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Posted By pocketmaster

Transmission ??

Ok....I believe I'm at a crossroads here. My sons 05 MCS Auto I believe the tranny is going out in it. Its not the CVT Tranny but the Steptronic Tranny. Prior to getting up to operating temp it will...
10-17-2015, 10:38 AM
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Posted By pocketmaster

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This is after one tranny fluid cycle. Drain and...
10-14-2015, 06:34 PM
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Views: 1,914
Posted By pocketmaster

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These are the magnets from the pan. The right...
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10-14-2015, 11:57 AM
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Posted By pocketmaster

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These are the magnets from inside the pan. The...
10-14-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,914
Posted By pocketmaster

Yeah I REALLY hate to buy a new Valve Body or a...

Yeah I REALLY hate to buy a new Valve Body or a rebuilt tranny if I don't have to....the valve body is cheaper, but still $$$$ if it doesn't fix the problem. I'll do a couple more fluid swaps and...
10-14-2015, 10:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,914
Posted By pocketmaster

I changed the filter and fluid just once. So what...

I changed the filter and fluid just once. So what you're saying is just change the fluid now two or three more times after running it for a few miles for each interval??
10-14-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,914
Posted By pocketmaster

Yeah I performed the steps to a tee...the whole...

Yeah I performed the steps to a tee...the whole reason for doing the change was due to the tranny slipping a couple times while my son was driving. So we parked it till I could get the stuff to do...
10-12-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,914
Posted By pocketmaster

Tranny Fluid Change Now Shifts Hard

Just change the fluid and filter for my sons 05 MCS Automatic 120k miles. Now when I put it in drive it lunges hard and downshifts fairly hard. Could it be that I didn't put enough fluid back in it??...
09-21-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 941
Posted By pocketmaster

Transmission Fluid

My sons 05 R35 MCS tranny started slipping the other day. High RPM's and wasnt going anywhere kinda thing. Let her cool down a bit and got her home. Hasn't driven her again till I can look at it. She...
09-18-2015, 02:04 PM
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R50/53 - R50/53 Transmission Fluid
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Posted By pocketmaster

Transmission Fluid

Question....My sons R53 Mini S auto ...the tranny started slipping on the freeway yesterday. Is there a way to check the tranny fluid on these?? Ive searched and all Im seeing is ways to check and...
08-09-2015, 06:27 AM
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R50/53 - R50/53 Just FYI
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Posted By pocketmaster

Just FYI

Just replaced my son's Camshaft Position Sensor...05 MCS....started up great....ran awesome....next day had a strange lob to its idle....went back over my work.....if THIS grounding bolt is loose...
08-06-2015, 01:41 PM
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R50/53 - R50/53 EVAP Purge Solenoid
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Posted By pocketmaster

EVAP Purge Solenoid

05 MCS Can anyone tell me if the purge solenoid is normally open or normally closed ?? Just curious if you should be able to blow through the solenoid with it removed from the vehicle.....hunting a...
08-06-2015, 05:50 AM
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R50/53 - R50/53 What are these??
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Posted By pocketmaster

Researching this code on the forum it seems this...

Researching this code on the forum it seems this code generally also has the EVAP leak code p0445 joining it. Are they related in some way??
08-06-2015, 05:33 AM
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R50/53 - R50/53 What are these??
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Posted By pocketmaster

Since you asked....I ordered a new Camshaft...

Since you asked....I ordered a new Camshaft Sensor due to a p0340 code being thrown. I checked the circuit and all was good. I noticed after I plugged the connector back in to the sensor the thing...
08-06-2015, 05:26 AM
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R50/53 - R50/53 What are these??
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Posted By pocketmaster

I pulled the front passenger wheel well out to...

I pulled the front passenger wheel well out to get a good look at everything. Looks like whoever did that lost the black zip tie clip and simply moved the sensor to that position. I inspected it and...
08-05-2015, 07:20 AM
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R50/53 - R50/53 Camshaft Position Sensor??
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Posted By pocketmaster

Thanks .....I ordered one a couple days ago.

Thanks .....I ordered one a couple days ago.
08-04-2015, 11:45 AM
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R50/53 - R50/53 Camshaft Position Sensor??
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Posted By pocketmaster

After disconnecting the connector and testing the...

After disconnecting the connector and testing the circuit (tested good) I reconnected it and it started great....I'm guessing it's needing replacing.
08-04-2015, 08:47 AM
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R50/53 - R50/53 What are these??
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Posted By pocketmaster

I've done so much to this Mini....things I've...

I've done so much to this Mini....things I've replaced....myself....can't afford Mini's service...
Strut towers
Harmonic Balancer
Starter
Alternator
Changed the Super Charger oil
Fixed Coolant...
08-04-2015, 08:40 AM
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R50/53 - R50/53 What are these??
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Posted By pocketmaster

Should that wheel speed sensor be situated...

Should that wheel speed sensor be situated differently?? It's been like this since we got the car??
08-04-2015, 08:11 AM
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R50/53 - R50/53 What are these??
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Posted By pocketmaster

What are these??

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/2000x1124/80-20150804_100938_cf4542461fd98d81816f4a10baaf5be7384cb66a.jpg

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08-03-2015, 01:46 PM
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R50/53 - R50/53 Camshaft Position Sensor??
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Posted By pocketmaster

I assume you mean DC referring 5o the pattern

I assume you mean DC referring 5o the pattern
08-03-2015, 09:52 AM
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R50/53 - R50/53 Camshaft Position Sensor??
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Posted By pocketmaster

How much voltage should be going to the sensor??...

How much voltage should be going to the sensor?? Just checking the circuit till the new sensor comes in
08-03-2015, 08:52 AM
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R50/53 - R50/53 Camshaft Position Sensor??
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Posted By pocketmaster

Camshaft Position Sensor??

My sons 05 MCS w/115k miles....throwing a p0340 code Bank "A". Is there more than one Camshaft Position Sensor on these?? I am only seeing the one on the passenger side directly behind the motor...
07-30-2015, 02:37 PM
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R50/53 - R50/53 Quick Fix
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Posted By pocketmaster

So far the car is running top notch again. No...

So far the car is running top notch again. No more stalling like it was doing before. I'm still going to replace it in the near future. Thanks for the feed back
07-29-2015, 05:38 PM
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R50/53 - R50/53 Quick Fix
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Posted By pocketmaster

Would this have cause the vehicle to stall or...

Would this have cause the vehicle to stall or erratic idling. Since the repair it's running MUCH better
07-29-2015, 03:00 PM
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R50/53 - R50/53 Quick Fix
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Posted By pocketmaster

Quick Fix

My son's 05 MCS had the cat split at the weld....the split was so clean I just welded it back together. His car has been stalling quit often lately and idling very erratic. I'm hoping this was a...
07-29-2015, 11:09 AM
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R50/53 - R50/53 What is this??
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Posted By pocketmaster

Thanks....looking under the vehicle it doesn't...

Thanks....looking under the vehicle it doesn't appear as though its out of place, I bent the bracket holding the cable slightly to move it away from the heat exchanger...hopefully this helps. It was...
07-29-2015, 10:35 AM
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R50/53 - R50/53 What is this??
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Posted By pocketmaster

How should it be placed??

How should it be placed??
07-29-2015, 10:34 AM
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R50/53 - R50/53 What is this??
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Posted By pocketmaster

I placed the cardboard there till i determined it...

I placed the cardboard there till i determined it wasn't a battery cable (used my meter). I just don't see what it does and if having the insulation the way it is will hurt anything
07-29-2015, 09:57 AM
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R50/53 - R50/53 What is this??
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Posted By pocketmaster

What is this??

Found this when I was changing my sons manifold out. 05 Mini Cooper S.
07-19-2015, 10:28 AM
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R50/53 - R50/53 Fuel Filter??
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Posted By pocketmaster

It doesn't stall when under throttle. Only when...

It doesn't stall when under throttle. Only when at idle. Its only done it a few times and the plugs are only 6 months old.
07-19-2015, 09:58 AM
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R50/53 - R50/53 Mini Cooper S Snorkle
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Posted By pocketmaster

Mini Cooper S Snorkle

My sons 05 Mini Cooper S has dry rot cracks in the area circled on the snorkel. Obviously air is able to pass through these cracks. Will it cause the CEL to come on?
07-18-2015, 05:02 AM
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R50/53 - R50/53 Fuel Filter??
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Posted By pocketmaster

Fuel Filter??

My sons 05 Mini S has stalled out at idle a couple times in the past couple weeks. 115k miles and I'm pretty sure its the OEM filter. I'm thinking either filter or pump. Taking the cheapest route...
07-09-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,195
Posted By pocketmaster

I figured it may have been normal. Just never...

I figured it may have been normal. Just never really noticed it till I had it in the garage. I've seen other BMW's with this as well and knew they were like that. Just wasn't sure about the R56
07-09-2015, 08:54 PM
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R50/53 - R50/53 Small Evap Leak??
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Posted By pocketmaster

Yep thats the code its throwing. Other than the...

Yep thats the code its throwing. Other than the code the thing seems to run just fine....milage hasn't changed, no hesitation or fluid leaks ....
07-09-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,195
Posted By pocketmaster

Rear Negative Camber

Is it normal to have slight negative camber on the rear on these vehicles ?? I noticed it on my wifes 07 Mini Cooper yesterday.
07-09-2015, 05:35 PM
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R50/53 - R50/53 Small Evap Leak??
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Posted By pocketmaster

Small Evap Leak??

05 MCS Auto....My son has had the CEL on for a while now. Changed the fuel cap and the same code was thrown within 100 miles. Can anyone tell me other areas that may be prone to having an evap leak...
07-05-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 818
Posted By pocketmaster

Appreciate the info. I went ahead and got it. Its...

Appreciate the info. I went ahead and got it. Its a 2007 Mini Base model. 85k on the ticker. Clean car. Only thing I noticed right off the bat was the freon was low. I recharged the system and all...
07-04-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 818
Posted By pocketmaster

I got very proficient with my son's 05 Mini S, I...

I got very proficient with my son's 05 Mini S, I was hoping this one being a base model and a second Gen might have fewer issues. I am going to look at it tomorrow and was just looking for some tips...
07-03-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 818
Posted By pocketmaster

Improvements ??

My son has a 1st Gen 05 Mini S which was plagued with issues that I repaired myself such as strut towers, harmonic balancer, bad starter, alternator and power steering leak (reservoir).....I am...
01-04-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,382
Posted By pocketmaster

When we bought the vehicle used it had around 70K...

When we bought the vehicle used it had around 70K miles on it. Since then (Ive done all the work myself) I have replaced the harmonic balancer, starter, alternator, plugs and wires and strut towers....
01-04-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,382
Posted By pocketmaster

Performance Upgrades ??

my son has an 05 Mini Cooper S w/ 100K miles. I would like to do some performance upgrades to the vehicle but not sure where to start. I know with my GTO the first and foremost thing was the intake...
12-22-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By pocketmaster

Thanks for the reply. I did some digging and...

Thanks for the reply. I did some digging and noticed the thermostat housing was leaking around the lower bolt. Pulled the housing off and the gasket pretty much fell apart. I'm hoping this was the...
12-22-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By pocketmaster

coolant leak

My son's 05 Mini s has a coolant leak. It's pooling in an area just below the positive battery jump port. The attached pic shows the location of the leak. Could this be simply bad hose clamps??
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