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09-03-2010, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,023
Posted By minjae

im gonna be selling my car soon but its ticking...

im gonna be selling my car soon but its ticking so loud, i feel as though it's gonna stray away everyone from buying my car.
i've posted about my problem before.

got an oil change a thousand...
03-03-2010, 09:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 772
Posted By minjae

i was scared for the camera's life..for a second...

i was scared for the camera's life..for a second it looked like the wheels were gonna go over the camera :lol:

cool vid tho!! dunno if i'd do this with an expensive cam. as..you never know what...
Forum: Electrical
02-27-2010, 07:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 743
Posted By minjae

ok, looks like i was lazy..:roll: a quick...

ok, looks like i was lazy..:roll:

a quick look-up showed that the mini's are ISO :thumbsup:
Forum: Electrical
02-27-2010, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 743
Posted By minjae

i was curious about this as well..anybody know? ...

i was curious about this as well..anybody know?

mines on ISO and it seems like its working well? :sly:
02-20-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,914
Posted By minjae

thanks for the help so far guys! i will try to...

thanks for the help so far guys! i will try to post some vids of the noise. i do have some but they were a while ago, i will have some updated vids probably by tomorrow or so :thumbsup:
02-19-2010, 12:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,914
Posted By minjae

i thought it was 11%? but dealer won't fix...

i thought it was 11%?

but dealer won't fix the ticking noises, as they said it's because of my pulley upgrade. i asked them to take off the belt and run it for less than 30 seconds and they said...
02-12-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 19,799
Posted By minjae

old thread to revive..:lol: but yeah i...

old thread to revive..:lol:

but yeah i agree..the alta hoses do not fit very well as to why i sold it..i was thinking that it might have been just something weird with my car? guess not.

and...
02-09-2010, 11:12 AM
Replies: 34
Interior/Exterior Washer jet upgrade
Views: 8,523
Posted By minjae

i'm interested in which ones would fit best as...

i'm interested in which ones would fit best as well..

as i am not a huge fan of the ones on our cars :no:
Forum: Electrical
02-05-2010, 07:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,096
Posted By minjae

definitely something to give up on if you're not...

definitely something to give up on if you're not willing to spend the time and money to do all of that..:lol:

thanks for the insight rkw! thinking now, that is wat i read..forgot (obviously...
Forum: Electrical
02-04-2010, 09:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,096
Posted By minjae

i think i read somewhere around here that the...

i think i read somewhere around here that the auto headlights is a feature that's programmed into the ecu or something?
don't take my word on it. but it's something complicated like that and it's...
02-04-2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 867
Posted By minjae

wow how weird..i have approx 500 miles till my...

wow how weird..i have approx 500 miles till my warranty expires as well! :sad:

mine is at the dealer already..stuck with a loaner probably till next week especially cause of the crazy snow we're...
02-04-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,034
Posted By minjae

wow that's pretty awesome :nod: as of right...

wow that's pretty awesome :nod:

as of right now, watching your vid..it seems like they're promoting the mini itself!! :lol:
02-04-2010, 08:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,047
Posted By minjae

sounds easy enough but the measurements and size...

sounds easy enough but the measurements and size of the pvc pipes is the question..:nod:

but i'll be looking forward to that diy if you ever get around to it.
if not, then i'll probably be going...
01-30-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,047
Posted By minjae

wow..that is a NICELY made cup holder..anybody...

wow..that is a NICELY made cup holder..anybody else ask you to make one for them? :lol:

happen to have a DIY thread on it? :grin:
01-27-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,914
Posted By minjae

wowzers..sorry to hear your mini was totaled!!...

wowzers..sorry to hear your mini was totaled!! :sad:

my story isn't nearly as bad..it does suck tho..

basically i upgraded my pulley to 15%
a year later it starts making...
01-27-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,594
Posted By minjae

hmm mine does kinda sound like that..:sad: i...

hmm mine does kinda sound like that..:sad:
i think the dealer told me that the crank pulley and belt tensioner isn't covered under warranty because of my upgraded pulley..
they said the upgraded...
01-27-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 648
Posted By minjae

that is indeed an awesome picture!! just...

that is indeed an awesome picture!!

just from looking at the picture alone i thought it was yours and you parked your car there on a green light while you went out to take a picture!! :eek:
:lol:
01-27-2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,047
Posted By minjae

you can always go with the mini-fini cup holders....

you can always go with the mini-fini cup holders.

there's another one that's made of metal of some sort but it goes for about $100 and it goes into one of the two 'useless' cup holders at the...
01-27-2010, 11:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 8,594
Posted By minjae

maybe a sound clip or video would help :thumbsup:...

maybe a sound clip or video would help :thumbsup:
i have a loud ticking/tapping noise of some sort, mainly in the morning only. pretty loud, but like yours it does go away once car is warmed up....
01-27-2010, 10:46 AM
Replies: 40
R50/53 - R50/53 Heated Seats
Views: 1,930
Posted By minjae

i almost never use high. always on low and even...

i almost never use high. always on low and even then, it's too hot for me.

i don't like my buns burning. :razz:

it is still quite hot. i usually turn mine off as soon as it gets pretty warm....
12-08-2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,405
Posted By minjae

Hmm well I'll definitely be doing Sea Foam and...

Hmm well I'll definitely be doing Sea Foam and sending the injectors in for cleaning rather than going back to the dealer.
More of a DIY but much more fun than throwing out money :thumbsup:
Thanks...
12-08-2009, 05:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,405
Posted By minjae

Quite interesting indeed. I never actually...

Quite interesting indeed. I never actually clicked on any links or anything.
Just read up on symptoms and what not.
But ouch, I did pay about $165 for it. :o
Wished they would have done it for...
12-07-2009, 10:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,405
Posted By minjae

Thanks for the heads up Matt :wink: I totally...

Thanks for the heads up Matt :wink:
I totally forgot that I don't have to get work done at the dealer :razz:

I did though, get my MINI back from the dealer. Ticking noises somewhat still there,...
12-07-2009, 05:53 AM
Replies: 9
Interior/Exterior 20% vs 35% Tint
Views: 27,427
Posted By minjae

I have ceramic film on every single window on my...

I have ceramic film on every single window on my MINI :)
15% for the side and rear windows, 60% for the front windshield and the sunroof (I like a whole bunch of light coming in through my sunroof)...
12-05-2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,405
Posted By minjae

well I did do the cleaning at the dealer :sad: ...

well I did do the cleaning at the dealer :sad:
picking up my MINI monday.

but I updated my first post at the bottom.

still love to hear your opinions/responses. :thumbsup:
12-02-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,405
Posted By minjae

Well I made some other posts about my car but to...

Well I made some other posts about my car but to sum it all up..
Car is making ticking noises from the pcv valve, valve cover?, and somewhere under the intercooler. (those are the three places)
...
12-01-2009, 06:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,405
Posted By minjae

That's how i feel..but i could just go to another...

That's how i feel..but i could just go to another dealer? All paper work and everything should be accessible from another dealer right?

Thanks for all the help so far though Crashton!
12-01-2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,405
Posted By minjae

That's wat I'm thinking but it seems like they...

That's wat I'm thinking but it seems like they don't want to or that theycant find the problem? Sigh wat to do..anyone else?
12-01-2009, 11:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,405
Posted By minjae

MINI service offering induction cleaning? (Needed to help fix my MINI?) Input please!

Hey guys!!

My car is currently at the dealer as of the moment. And for a while now, I've been trying to fix some problems I've been having with my MINI.
It's been making ticking noises in three...
11-20-2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,262
Posted By minjae

here's a couple pics of my r53 pepper white not...

here's a couple pics of my r53 pepper white not white sorry. but close enough :wink:
and they're not the best pictures in the world. some were from my iphone and some from my crappy camera that i...
11-16-2009, 08:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 977
Posted By minjae

wow..amazing photos indeed..i wish i could take...

wow..amazing photos indeed..i wish i could take shots like those.
still need more experience..and a better camera of course :lol:

but really..shots look professional :thumbsup:
11-16-2009, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10
Interior/Exterior Old to new Shift Knob...
Views: 1,945
Posted By minjae

that looks like the newer r56 shift knob i...

that looks like the newer r56 shift knob
i don't think that will fit at all without some modification
hopefully you can return it or resell it

but you're better off getting a shift knob from...
11-16-2009, 07:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 841
Posted By minjae

lol didn't realize this thread was still up and...

lol didn't realize this thread was still up and running :razz:

but thanks for all the input guys. as i really do appreciate it, whether it's harsh or nice :)

i've thought much about it, and i...
11-13-2009, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By minjae

i got the GIAC tune at induktion motorsports....

i got the GIAC tune at induktion motorsports. cost me about $380 in the end. like Bigshot said..not a huge difference..but i still like it :grin:
11-13-2009, 07:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,002
Posted By minjae

hrmm..i honestly don't know wat yours could...

hrmm..i honestly don't know wat yours could be..O.O
maybe post a vid to see exactly how it sounds :thumbsup:

i took my car to the dealer after i got my car tuned..and wat do you know..same...
11-01-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 841
Posted By minjae

thanks for all of your opinions guys..:thumbsup: ...

thanks for all of your opinions guys..:thumbsup:

about me not having money to fix my car..
don't get me wrong..im no poor man with no money..
it's just if something breaks/fails in my car..then...
10-31-2009, 10:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 841
Posted By minjae

To Sell My MINI Now? or Later?

So here's how it goes..

i have been seriously contemplating on selling my mini now or not..
i've had to go to the dealer to get this and that fixed and i'm getting near the 50k mark
I just won't...
Forum: Electrical
10-12-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,189
Posted By minjae

like people stated above best place to get them...

like people stated above best place to get them is either Classic Mini (they're a vendor here) or from Morristown Mini :thumbsup:
10-10-2009, 10:16 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,657
Posted By minjae

i havent received my intake hose or intercooler...

i havent received my intake hose or intercooler couplers but they should be here monday :thumbsup:
i agree with people that it's still a great price even at 50% off msrp.
i also see where the...
10-05-2009, 05:39 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,657
Posted By minjae

i bought everything i wanted! only got a intake...

i bought everything i wanted!
only got a intake tube, intercooler couplers and a tensioner stop
got it all at half off..
did they only jack up their more expensive items? :sly:

oh well, i...
10-03-2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,170
Posted By minjae

that's crazy was kinda cool how the mini...

that's crazy
was kinda cool how the mini flipped almost perfectly and landed on the ground :cool:
10-03-2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,002
Posted By minjae

another update!! the dealer called me right...

another update!!

the dealer called me right before i picked up my mini, that they also had to replace the timing chain tensioner..they said it had too much slack.
and also, i decided to pop open...
10-01-2009, 12:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,002
Posted By minjae

So the dealer called me back and said that the...

So the dealer called me back and said that the reason for all my problems is because of my belt tensioner and the fact i havent tuned my car yet.
so they already replaced my belt tensioner, and told...
09-29-2009, 07:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,002
Posted By minjae

so i took my car to the dealer today...

so i took my car to the dealer today (finally..!!)
i'll update once i find out wat was the cause or wat was wrong with it just in general
09-26-2009, 09:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,067
Posted By minjae

:lol: but i'd rather have someone else mess with...

:lol: but i'd rather have someone else mess with it for me cause i have a tendency of messing things up :sad:

otherwise i sure did learn even more about my car :thumbsup:
09-26-2009, 07:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,067
Posted By minjae

and oh..i'll be putting the Detroit Tuned bypass...

and oh..i'll be putting the Detroit Tuned bypass valve up for sale..so if ya want it check out the ad! :thumbsup:
09-26-2009, 07:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,067
Posted By minjae

OK guys!! so i just finished reinstalling the...

OK guys!!
so i just finished reinstalling the stock BPV..and walla!!
whistling is GONE...:nod:
it's still there at higher rpm's but it's VERY faint..you really have to try putting a certain...
09-25-2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,067
Posted By minjae

:lol: i wish..im always short on money and i try...

:lol: i wish..im always short on money and i try not to spend too much on my car..:razz:
but i guess ill just go ahead and try switching back to stock and see how it goes..if it's the same..ill...
09-25-2009, 08:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,067
Posted By minjae

i was thinking of switching back to the stock...

i was thinking of switching back to the stock one..hmm..
i really dont want to tho..as i definitely do feel a bit of a difference in throttle..:sad:
i guess if i have time tomorrow i'll try to...
09-25-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,067
Posted By minjae

Hmm..wat were your symptoms of having the o-ring...

Hmm..wat were your symptoms of having the o-ring messed up?
And sorry..must have overlooked your first post..:sad:
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