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Forum: 2014 - Current, 3rd Generation 1st June 2018, 05:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By 7head
Hope you get it to work, Iím sure itís possible. ...

Hope you get it to work, Iím sure itís possible.

Although iím not understanding how the iPhone 8 is a risk where you work but the 2018 mini isnít?

Itís easier to nick a Mini than it is an...
Forum: MINIs For Sale 12th May 2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 625
Posted By 7head
Congratulations. Stunning looking thing -...

Congratulations. Stunning looking thing - beautifully looked after & improved.

What are you replacing it with?
Forum: MINI Countryman 12th May 2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By 7head
15000 miles in 5 years! Emulsified oil will have...

15000 miles in 5 years! Emulsified oil will have definitely occurred with lack of use.... I doubt you have any problem at all that an oil change and engine flush & clean won’t rectify!

How long...
Forum: MINI Countryman 10th May 2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,039
Posted By 7head
They should definitely sort the light rings and...

They should definitely sort the light rings and paint out if there is any defect...the black ones are around 40 quid a corner for reference in case they try to overcharge you. they literally clip on...
Forum: MINI Countryman 9th May 2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,039
Posted By 7head
Ours is excellent.... First thing I did was get...

Ours is excellent.... First thing I did was get rid of those crappy chrome surrounds for some gloss black though. They look cheap and often show signs of age well before time.

If you don't want...
Forum: 2006 - Current, 2nd Generation 17th April 2018, 06:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,215
Posted By 7head
Mini! They come from the factory as black line...

Mini! They come from the factory as black line inserts.
Forum: MINI Countryman 12th April 2018, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By 7head
Did this on our old CM.... I had to buy a decent...

Did this on our old CM.... I had to buy a decent LED in the end as the cheapies kept failing. I don’t think they like the boot slamming that my children gave it! When the led fails you get a warning...
Forum: 2006-2014, 2nd Generation 23rd March 2018, 05:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,186
Posted By 7head
If you’re driving around town and doing urban...

If you’re driving around town and doing urban mileage why do you want a diesel?

Exactly what they hate doing. Appreciate that if you are doing a lot of urban ie 20k miles or more per year then...
Forum: MINI Countryman 18th March 2018, 06:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,039
Posted By 7head
Nope. Have you driven the SE? It definitely is...

Nope. Have you driven the SE? It definitely is quicker in real world driving. rolling at 20 put your foot to the floor and the torque is instant. No way can the JCW keep up with it. It runs out of...
Forum: MINI Countryman 18th March 2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,039
Posted By 7head
It is the fastest Mini CM out there to 50 mph for...

It is the fastest Mini CM out there to 50 mph for sure. The torque fill from the electric rear wheels is excellent! I think its 0-60 time beats the JCW but that sort of isn't the point of it I guess!...
Forum: 2015 - Current, 3rd Generation 18th March 2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 940
Posted By 7head
2300 miles on and it only does it when the...

2300 miles on and it only does it when the exhaust is hot and i run 97 or tesco 99.... not a sound on 95 unleaded!
Forum: MINI Countryman 18th March 2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,039
Posted By 7head
Haha! I hadn't thought of that! The ICE was...

Haha! I hadn't thought of that! The ICE was always used on my test drive as I was enjoying the take off torque! Yes it will take several months to run in the 1.5 3 cylinder then! A cracking little...
Forum: MINI Countryman 17th March 2018, 05:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,039
Posted By 7head
Thanks sdav.... yes ours showed a ridiculous...

Thanks sdav.... yes ours showed a ridiculous figure but the test drive was ruined by them not leaving the charging cable in the boot! Once I’d driven 20 miles I had to put it in save mode which was...
Forum: MINI Countryman 16th March 2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,039
Posted By 7head
During my test drive with the phev the displayed...

During my test drive with the phev the displayed mpg was an ‘equivalency’ mpg reading taking into consideration many factors.... basically it wasn’t to be trusted at all.

The only way to know for...
Forum: totalDiscussion 9th March 2018, 05:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 299
Posted By 7head
A couple of cars and a van but not the mini.....

A couple of cars and a van but not the mini.....
Forum: totalDiscussion 9th March 2018, 05:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Posted By 7head
I didn’t think it was but I got a really nice...

I didn’t think it was but I got a really nice pack of autoglym products to maintain it with.... 8 different bottles of stuff, several microfibre cloths etc. It really is a nice thing to have so at...
Forum: 2014 - Current, 3rd Generation 7th March 2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 640
Posted By 7head
Good news... amazing what a clatter the injectors...

Good news... amazing what a clatter the injectors make! Are they still hydraulic? I presume they are with that noise!
Forum: MINI Countryman 7th March 2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,039
Posted By 7head
agree with the above totally. My golf gt tdi...

agree with the above totally.

My golf gt tdi was woeful! The DSG was terrible!! Yes it was lovely and fast on the move but the pulling away was a huge problem as the delay was dangerous, also...
Forum: Site Feedback 28th February 2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,218
Posted By 7head
its to stop people from joining just to sell...

its to stop people from joining just to sell something and be gone again.... not that you are doing such a dastardly thing?

;)
Forum: totalNewcomer 28th February 2018, 05:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 384
Posted By 7head
Welcome, Good luck with your search.

Welcome,

Good luck with your search.
Forum: MINI Countryman 26th February 2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,039
Posted By 7head
Hi, New F60 owner here. The ride height...

Hi,

New F60 owner here.

The ride height is excellent for getting in & out easily.

The variable damper option is pretty pointless on the CM as it doesn't make anywhere near the difference...
Forum: 2006-2014, 2nd Generation 23rd February 2018, 06:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By 7head
This topic always appears around this time of...

This topic always appears around this time of year on car forums.... I’m afraid I have no solution other than silica bags (of which I have several for my Ford custom as it’s really bad this time of...
Forum: 2014 - Current, 3rd Generation 22nd February 2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 640
Posted By 7head
Is it a manual? How many miles? Sounds like...

Is it a manual? How many miles?

Sounds like a DMF that failed on a previous car.
Forum: 2006 - Current, 2nd Generation 18th February 2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 28,657
Posted By 7head
Yes. Love those. They look great. Good job.

Yes. Love those. They look great.

Good job.
Forum: 2009-2016, 2nd Generation 9th February 2018, 05:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By 7head
Hi... You don’t need to know any of this! ...

Hi...

You don’t need to know any of this!

I have changed out many units and it’s easy when you know how the installers do it! A bit of a cheat really but it’s so easy.

In the link below...
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