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  • MINI William's Avatar
    Today, 12:25 PM
    As you’ve told them your putting on a bigger wheels on. I wouldn’t imagine so
    4 replies | 58 view(s)
  • Twisterboy's Avatar
    Today, 10:26 AM
    Twisterboy replied to a thread Wider tyres in General Discussion
    Think you might get away with it, when I change to my 18’s just going tell them I am changing alloys and my new tyres will be like elastic bands.......
    4 replies | 58 view(s)
  • Ehjack's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:31 PM
    Ehjack replied to a thread Wider tyres in General Discussion
    Yep they know it's going up a size. Just didn't think to mention the tyre size because I thought as long as the tyre is compatible with the alloy it...
    4 replies | 58 view(s)
  • Twisterboy's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:18 PM
    Twisterboy replied to a thread Wider tyres in General Discussion
    Might be worth telling them, did you mention alloys were 17inch? Davy
    4 replies | 58 view(s)
  • Ehjack's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:28 PM
    Ehjack started a thread Wider tyres in General Discussion
    So I spoke to my insurer (Admiral) about me fitting my after market wheels and they will only charge me admin fee (£20) so I'm happy there. But I'm...
    4 replies | 58 view(s)
  • Globalfuzzball's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:49 PM
    Globalfuzzball replied to a thread Screenwash? in Car Care Forum
    Bit late to the part but I just bought my mini in January there... first thing I done was dump the stuff mini had put in down to empty, then added...
    19 replies | 318 view(s)
  • Borvad's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:36 PM
    Borvad started a thread Bike rack, for a weekend in Wanted
    Car coming up for a service soon, so looking for a bike rack to use for that weekend? thanks
    0 replies | 18 view(s)
  • MINI William's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:20 PM
    As above looking for a complete unit if anyone has one
    0 replies | 16 view(s)
  • MINI William's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:57 PM
    As above looking for a complete unit if anyone has one
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  • Ehjack's Avatar
    15th February 2019, 08:15 PM
    Ehjack replied to a thread Screenwash? in Car Care Forum
    Yeah I'll probably run it down to empty and then flush it through with water and use some cheap unbranded stuff I've already got. The first...
    19 replies | 318 view(s)
  • Harmchar's Avatar
    15th February 2019, 07:35 PM
    Harmchar replied to a thread Screenwash? in Car Care Forum
    I just bought Demon screen wash for my works van as it claims to be good to -65 degrees if used neat and -20 when diluted. Was fed up having...
    19 replies | 318 view(s)
  • goggs's Avatar
    15th February 2019, 07:24 PM
    goggs replied to a thread Screenwash? in Car Care Forum
    Often use Halfords screenwash, have never used a car manufacturer branded screenwash over the 28 years Iíve been driving Sent from my iPhone...
    19 replies | 318 view(s)
  • Ali JCW's Avatar
    15th February 2019, 03:19 PM
    Ali JCW replied to a thread Screenwash? in Car Care Forum
    I've never used manufacturer screen wash on any of my cars, whether it's been Mercedes, VW or MINI. In 10+ years of MINI ownership this thread is the...
    19 replies | 318 view(s)
  • Ehjack's Avatar
    15th February 2019, 01:36 PM
    Ehjack replied to a thread Screenwash? in Car Care Forum
    I would begrudge paying that too. But the cost to repair a blockage makes it worthwhile I think
    19 replies | 318 view(s)
  • Eddie_JCW's Avatar
    15th February 2019, 01:29 PM
    Eddie_JCW replied to a thread Screenwash? in Car Care Forum
    I grudgingly spent £5 on 5 litres of prestone but £18!!!! Never!! I'd rather stop the car and wash the windscreen by hand.
    19 replies | 318 view(s)
  • Ehjack's Avatar
    15th February 2019, 01:08 PM
    Ehjack replied to a thread Screenwash? in Car Care Forum
    Look here at the official BMW screenwash https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F273155024251 Had a...
    19 replies | 318 view(s)
  • Mon the fish's Avatar
    15th February 2019, 12:08 PM
    Got some more details on this, so will start a thread in the meets section shortly
    16 replies | 544 view(s)
  • CiderFex's Avatar
    15th February 2019, 11:38 AM
    CiderFex replied to a thread Screenwash? in Car Care Forum
    Iím not sure what MINI actually use as screenwash but when I got a quote for a service they wanted an extra £30 to top up my screenwash. Needless...
    19 replies | 318 view(s)
  • Mon the fish's Avatar
    15th February 2019, 10:52 AM
    Mon the fish replied to a thread Screenwash? in Car Care Forum
    Do you think Mini/BMW actually make the screenwash to their own recipe? They just plonk their logo (and markup) on it. I'd avoid mixing two...
    19 replies | 318 view(s)
  • MINI William's Avatar
    15th February 2019, 10:18 AM
    MINI William replied to a thread Screenwash? in Car Care Forum
    :laugh:
    19 replies | 318 view(s)
  • mikeswagon's Avatar
    15th February 2019, 10:04 AM
    mikeswagon replied to a thread Screenwash? in Car Care Forum
    Because JC isn't exactly handy for me, I've never used MINI screenwash, 4.5 years now no problems. I can understand concerns about mixing to be...
    19 replies | 318 view(s)
  • Crombers's Avatar
    15th February 2019, 08:49 AM
    Crombers replied to a thread Welcome Lights in General Discussion
    Us R50 owners use a candle :hand: better than the headlamps imho
    3 replies | 72 view(s)
  • Crombers's Avatar
    15th February 2019, 08:47 AM
    Crombers replied to a thread Screenwash? in Car Care Forum
    15 years on CarPlan, I can recommend a dealer :rolleyes:
    19 replies | 318 view(s)
  • Twisterboy's Avatar
    15th February 2019, 08:09 AM
    Lol I bought Hannah a card with a car and two bears on it, had to subtly encrypt a mini badge onto the bonnet, even on my insta I penned a Poem to...
    1 replies | 57 view(s)
  • Twisterboy's Avatar
    15th February 2019, 08:06 AM
    Twisterboy replied to a thread Screenwash? in Car Care Forum
    I use Prestone or Bluecol, straight from the bottle, never had a problem in any of my cars. I once got conned into buying the VAG stuff for two of...
    19 replies | 318 view(s)
  • Ali JCW's Avatar
    15th February 2019, 01:10 AM
    Ali JCW replied to a thread Welcome Lights in General Discussion
    Is there not an option to configure this in the iDrive?
    3 replies | 72 view(s)
  • MINI William's Avatar
    14th February 2019, 11:24 PM
    MINI William replied to a thread Screenwash? in Car Care Forum
    Never used BMW/ MINI washer fluid any any of ours cars with no problems
    19 replies | 318 view(s)
  • MINI William's Avatar
    14th February 2019, 11:23 PM
    Might be able to code via Carly
    3 replies | 72 view(s)
  • Ehjack's Avatar
    14th February 2019, 11:18 PM
    Ehjack replied to a thread Screenwash? in Car Care Forum
    Yeah that's what I've always used for all my other cars. But there are tons of BMW and Mini forum posts which claim to use only the recommended fluid.
    19 replies | 318 view(s)
  • M600-RKJ's Avatar
    14th February 2019, 11:11 PM
    M600-RKJ replied to a thread Screenwash? in Car Care Forum
    Never heard that before. Me and dad always just keep an eye out to see when home bargains are selling their concentrate Sent from my SM-N960F...
    19 replies | 318 view(s)
  • Ehjack's Avatar
    14th February 2019, 11:04 PM
    So I finally figured out how to get the headlights to stay on for my chosen time limit (20 seconds) once I lock the car. Turns out you need to...
    3 replies | 72 view(s)
  • Ehjack's Avatar
    14th February 2019, 11:00 PM
    Ehjack replied to a thread Screenwash? in Car Care Forum
    Hmm, I've heard that the standard washer fluid reacts with BMW's and can cause a chemical reaction which in turn clogs the jets or pipes. I also...
    19 replies | 318 view(s)
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