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06-19-2018, 02:41 PM
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Posted By kyoo

Scavenge Air Line Failure

Has anyone ever had their scavenge air line fail? It's part #16122752336. The dealer originally thought it was the gas cap not sealing, but after running a smoke test there is a leak there, and that...
06-18-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By kyoo

bump

bump
04-27-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 22,360
Posted By kyoo

again, i've had no issue running amsoil, redline...

again, i've had no issue running amsoil, redline 75w85 and 75w90.

these gear oils, as long as they are classed GL4, are very, very similar. they may have different mixes of additives, but I've yet...
04-26-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 22,360
Posted By kyoo

good point - mechanical diffs may require...

good point - mechanical diffs may require different fluid, so it is definitely worth checking the manual. That said, a lot of transmissions have differentials housed in them, and they still take a...
04-19-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 22,360
Posted By kyoo

i ran it in my 08 mini with no issue, 100k miles,...

i ran it in my 08 mini with no issue, 100k miles, but not that many on the fluid.

I now run redline GL4 75w85 in my non-s. Figure if it's good enough for the evo it's good enough for the mini
Forum: H-Stock
03-24-2018, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,021
Posted By kyoo

gen 2. the rear bodies now have some rust on them...

gen 2. the rear bodies now have some rust on them though, as ive been driving on these in the winter.
11-22-2017, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By kyoo

bump

bump
11-22-2017, 03:03 PM
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Views: 522
Posted By kyoo

PSA: Street Class Minis Running JCW Stuff

Per clarification in the sandbox - thought I'd post it here for people to know as time goes on:

You may run vin-matched JCW springs & JCW sway bars
You may run JCW sway bars with stock or sport...
Forum: H-Stock
11-06-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,272
Posted By kyoo

yea mine has actually just been paid off (whoo...

yea mine has actually just been paid off (whoo hoo). it's kinda like... now what...
Forum: H-Stock
10-31-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,272
Posted By kyoo

lol! sadly the momentum seems to be swinging in...

lol! sadly the momentum seems to be swinging in their direction. i think it'll be good for a 3-4 year run before going something else
Forum: H-Stock
10-31-2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,272
Posted By kyoo

good to see you're keeping at it - sadly i've put...

good to see you're keeping at it - sadly i've put mine up for sale, i'm thinking about getting a brz lol
10-30-2017, 07:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By kyoo

2013 Mini Cooper Hardtop Base - AutoX Prepped

Posting my Mini for Sale - in very good condition - I built this car from the dealer with the specific intent of keeping it forever - but plans change, and I'm putting it up for sale. No expense was...
Forum: H-Stock
10-29-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,021
Posted By kyoo

bump - will take cash + stock.

bump - will take cash + stock.
Forum: H-Stock
07-26-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
H Stock Nats 2017
Views: 458
Posted By kyoo

:( I lamented on FB that solo only cares...

:(


I lamented on FB that solo only cares about n/a, rwd cars - someone told me I should be grateful my car is classed at all because it is the sports car club of America and my car is not a...
Forum: H-Stock
07-26-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
H Stock Nats 2017
Views: 458
Posted By kyoo

Nats 2017

Who's going?? I've registered in HS... huge class this year, really hoping not to DFL lol
06-05-2017, 07:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,268
Posted By kyoo

it is a cluster**** of a proposal. write your...

it is a cluster**** of a proposal. write your letters...




https://www.crbscca.com/
Forum: H-Stock
05-15-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 27,342
Posted By kyoo

owned an NA and a NB - hated them actually - bone...

owned an NA and a NB - hated them actually - bone stock, so not prepped and a ton of body roll. I know what you mean though - the mini is actually my "get better" car for the evo lol. which it did...
05-08-2017, 09:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,598
Posted By kyoo

bumping this thread - just got stoptech sports &...

bumping this thread - just got stoptech sports & centric blanks for my mini cooper, primarily for autox usage - hope they are up to the task!
Forum: H-Stock
05-04-2017, 07:25 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 27,342
Posted By kyoo

thanks! full-time work and then studying for...

thanks! full-time work and then studying for school is no easy task. on top of that, throw on a 9.5-10hr round trip to get to school and back every fri/sat... things tend to get stressful. hopefully...
Forum: H-Stock
05-02-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 27,342
Posted By kyoo

haven't had a chance to replace them yet -...

haven't had a chance to replace them yet - started doing my MBA on the weekends (every Saturday in Chicago) so been very busy. Had my firist event of the year in the Mini on 4/30 though - entire...
Forum: JCW Garage
05-02-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,618
Posted By kyoo

I've done flushes with oem oil - there's a decent...

I've done flushes with oem oil - there's a decent amount of moly in it, more than most oils. red line 5w30 has a ton of moly in it though
Forum: H-Stock
04-03-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 27,342
Posted By kyoo

:) so looking at pads & rotors, the...

:)


so looking at pads & rotors, the rotors look pretty gross and the pads are getting to very low levels. was thinking of going with stoptech sports & centric cryo-treated blanks, unless anyone...
Forum: H-Stock
03-27-2017, 07:53 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,272
Posted By kyoo

very nice run, looks like you're placing your car...

very nice run, looks like you're placing your car well. must be the sound of the exhaust, your car seems way faster than mine lol
Forum: H-Stock
03-24-2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 27,342
Posted By kyoo

loving the feedback guys - watched the videos a...

loving the feedback guys - watched the videos a few more times:

one thing off the bat though, not that this is an "excuse" of some kind - these are simply my fastest clean runs - i actually...
Forum: H-Stock
03-24-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 27,342
Posted By kyoo

thanks for the input - definitely a couple spots...

thanks for the input - definitely a couple spots there I didn't brake enough and ended up scrubbing speed. also need to work on getting closer to the slalom cones for sure, leaving a lot of distance...
Forum: H-Stock
03-24-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 27,342
Posted By kyoo

picking up where I left off last year - I'm still...

picking up where I left off last year - I'm still on carryover 205/50-16s that seem to have a tiny bit of life left in them, but I'm looking to move to 205/45-16s pretty soon. Kind of on the fence,...
03-24-2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,290
Posted By kyoo

personally I've always struggled with low speed...

personally I've always struggled with low speed tight corners in this car - tends to prefer super fast, transition kind of elements. just have to make do with it sometimes, be willing to give up that...
03-24-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,197
Posted By kyoo

great pics - I've found the Mini does better on...

great pics - I've found the Mini does better on fast, open courses that don't have a lot of digs, so I run the Mini on the faster lots & my STU Evo on smaller lots
03-24-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 354
Posted By kyoo

eeee maybe I should get those decals going again

eeee maybe I should get those decals going again
03-24-2017, 10:09 AM
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Views: 418
Posted By kyoo

not a bad run, looked fun out there!

not a bad run, looked fun out there!
03-24-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,716
Posted By kyoo

I've been running 16x7s on my HS mini for the...

I've been running 16x7s on my HS mini for the last 3 years. on street tires, nothing beats added width to the wheel. never tried 15x6.5, but I went from 245s on a 17x8 to 255s on a 17x9.5 and it...
03-24-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,268
Posted By kyoo

yup - they want to protect what is probably the...

yup - they want to protect what is probably the largest class in the game right now. I like the STH proposal overall in theory, but there is no car in that class that can take down that MCS. may be...
Forum: Suspension
03-24-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,584
Posted By kyoo

harsh, but my shocks have been custom valved. may...

harsh, but my shocks have been custom valved. may consider getting out of these...
Forum: H-Stock
03-08-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,021
Posted By kyoo

Feeler: FCM Custom Valved Bilstein B8s for Street Class

Thought I may get a little more traction posting here:


Considering selling my custom valved Fat Cat Motorsports Bilstein B8 shocks. They are about 3 y/o and have 20k miles on them. These shocks...
02-28-2017, 09:55 PM
Replies: 19
SMF (Street Modified FWD) New Autocross season- who's driving?
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Posted By kyoo

idk that nationally it's a good platform compared...

idk that nationally it's a good platform compared to EGs & EFs that can throw in K24s & weigh hundreds less with more tire & better suspension..

fun platform though, for sure
Forum: Electrical
02-10-2017, 08:43 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 79,336
Posted By kyoo

right, that's what I was referencing. so,...

right, that's what I was referencing.


so, a shop said they can do it for 55, dealer can do it for 70. however, for the coding bit of it, the dealer wants $140...


any better option on coding...
Forum: Electrical
02-07-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 79,336
Posted By kyoo

so, follow the pdf instructions and auto dimming...

so, follow the pdf instructions and auto dimming will work like factory save for not doing it in reverse?


not a huge deal, but will the dealer do that?
Forum: Electrical
02-03-2017, 04:51 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 79,336
Posted By kyoo

just had a shop look at this and they said the...

just had a shop look at this and they said the only thing that worried them was replacing the fuse & recoding or something like that - was this covered in this thread? what exactly needs to be done...
11-30-2016, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 876
Posted By kyoo

To be clarify - I think the floater was just...

To be clarify - I think the floater was just stuck in the tank somewhere.


However, since then, I'm getting a recurring P0463 code, fuel level sensor circuit code?

...
11-27-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,205
Posted By kyoo

they are usable - for some this will be enough to...

they are usable - for some this will be enough to last them a season, if they run 5-6 events/yr. in any case, i have adjusted the price down.
11-25-2016, 09:49 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,311
Posted By kyoo

if consuming it could possibly give an indication...

if consuming it could possibly give an indication of what is wrong



that is a LOT of oil being consumed. abnormally so.
11-25-2016, 09:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,205
Posted By kyoo

updated with a pic of how they're being stored....

updated with a pic of how they're being stored. all wheels have some scuffs, nothing major.
11-18-2016, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,205
Posted By kyoo

title corrected, these are ET43s.

title corrected, these are ET43s.
11-17-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,311
Posted By kyoo

interesting... I'm driving a '13, 28k miles or so...

interesting... I'm driving a '13, 28k miles or so I can't remember.. not a drop of oil usage and I drive it pretty hard. that said I change oil pretty frequently.


for you guys consuming oil, I'd...
11-17-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,205
Posted By kyoo

Feeler: Enkei RPF1 16x7 4x100 ET43 + RE71Rs 205/50-16

Like the title says:


Used Enkei RPF1, 16x7, 4x100, ET43. Purchased from Tire Rack.


These are extremely light for the size (13.5lbs each). Will come with 4x plastic centering rings. Some...
11-16-2016, 06:28 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,311
Posted By kyoo

im surprised how much consumption I'm hearing of...

im surprised how much consumption I'm hearing of on these cars. are you guys using oem oil?
10-30-2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 876
Posted By kyoo

R56 Base Cooper doesn't think I filled up the tank

I'm not sure if it's an issue with the floater or what but after I filled up the gas the gauge still thinks the car is empty. The distance to empty keeps shrinking. Not sure what triggered this, if...
Forum: H-Stock
10-18-2016, 06:39 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,272
Posted By kyoo

part of me wishes I didn't get my bilsteins...

part of me wishes I didn't get my bilsteins custom valved - nice ride is NOT how I would describe mine lol
Forum: JCW Garage
09-30-2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,618
Posted By kyoo

that is pretty light for a 0w20 oil, wow....

that is pretty light for a 0w20 oil, wow. obviously within spec per blackstone but I just did a UOA with redline 0w20 in a different car, and the cst viscosity at 100c was 8.87. 450ppm of moly too....
09-30-2016, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Posted By kyoo

where in the Midwest are you located? I'm in STL

where in the Midwest are you located? I'm in STL
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