JCW Sports Exhaust - MINI Cooper Forum
Go Back   MINI Cooper Forum > MINI Technical Forums > MINI Engine & Drivetrain Tuning > Second Generation MINI Tuning


Second Generation MINI Tuning
Find Sponsor products associated with this forum
Tuning the second generation MINI Late 2006 - Present

Mini2.com is the premier Mini Cooper Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old Jan 19th, 2013, 12:47 PM
daro911's Avatar
MINI2 Senior
Offline
 
Join Date: May 2002
Posts: 527
Local Time: 07:17 PM
United Kingdom View daro911's Laser Blue & Body Color 2nd Gen MINI Cooper S Profile
United-Kingdom JCW Sports Exhaust

Does anyone have experience of the JCW Sports Exhaust v alternative options out there

Currently I favour sticking to factory approved options but googling owners experiences to date reveals almost nothing

Any views would be appreciated as the JCW kit isn't exactly "cheap"

Many thanks in advance

Too many freaks not enough circuses
Tell a man that there are 400 billion stars and he'll believe you.
Tell him a bench has wet paint and he has to touch it.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old Jan 19th, 2013, 07:43 PM
MINI's are BANG TIDY
Offline
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 397
Local Time: 07:17 PM
United Kingdom
I like the sound of the Remus and the scorpion but the milltek is popula


Sent from my iPhone using AutoGuide.com App
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old Jan 19th, 2013, 08:04 PM
daro911's Avatar
MINI2 Senior
Offline
 
Join Date: May 2002
Posts: 527
Local Time: 07:17 PM
United Kingdom View daro911's Laser Blue & Body Color 2nd Gen MINI Cooper S Profile
Quote: Originally Posted by Ryanjdover (original)
I like the sound of the Remus and the scorpion but the milltek is popula


Sent from my iPhone using AutoGuide.com App

How do they compare to JCW sound and why do people go for the other alternatives to the factory approved JCW

Too many freaks not enough circuses
Tell a man that there are 400 billion stars and he'll believe you.
Tell him a bench has wet paint and he has to touch it.
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old Jan 20th, 2013, 08:48 AM
MINI's are BANG TIDY
Offline
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 397
Local Time: 07:17 PM
United Kingdom
Remus....

http://youtu.be/fEd-7FpqikI

Scorpion I can find but they are all running decats


Sent from my iPhone using AutoGuide.com App
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old Jan 20th, 2013, 09:10 AM
MINI2 Premium Member
MINI2 Master
Offline
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 3,029
Local Time: 07:17 PM
United Kingdom Male
Quote: Originally Posted by daro911 (original)
How do they compare to JCW sound and why do people go for the other alternatives to the factory approved JCW

The standard system is expensive and is relatively quiet, well mine is, I think some like a more noisier car, people dont turn round and have a look if you cant hear it coming.
I prefer it quiet ish.
Reply With Quote
  #6 (permalink)  
Old Jan 20th, 2013, 09:33 AM
daro911's Avatar
MINI2 Senior
Offline
 
Join Date: May 2002
Posts: 527
Local Time: 07:17 PM
United Kingdom View daro911's Laser Blue & Body Color 2nd Gen MINI Cooper S Profile
Quote: Originally Posted by The Nun (original)
The standard system is expensive and is relatively quiet, well mine is, I think some like a more noisier car, people dont turn round and have a look if you cant hear it coming.
I prefer it quiet ish.

Many thanks for the reply

Interesting

Can you actually hear it inside the cockpit or does the radio or talking override the effect completely

I don't want it in my face but at the same time I do want to be able to hear it throughout the rev range and not just at the top end which is ever impossible to reach these days

Too many freaks not enough circuses
Tell a man that there are 400 billion stars and he'll believe you.
Tell him a bench has wet paint and he has to touch it.
Reply With Quote
  #7 (permalink)  
Old Jan 20th, 2013, 01:01 PM
MINI2 Premium Member
MINI2 Master
Offline
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 3,029
Local Time: 07:17 PM
United Kingdom Male
You cant hear much at all inside, windows closed, sounds just like any other run of the mill car, wind the window down and you can here it popping a little on overrun but thats not excessive.
Be nice if it did have a just little bit more of a throb like the old classic Cooper S with the Peco centre exit silencer, especially on tickover.
Reply With Quote
Thanks for this post from:
  #8 (permalink)  
Old Jan 21st, 2013, 06:24 PM
daro911's Avatar
MINI2 Senior
Offline
 
Join Date: May 2002
Posts: 527
Local Time: 07:17 PM
United Kingdom View daro911's Laser Blue & Body Color 2nd Gen MINI Cooper S Profile
Anyone have any views on the Supersprint option

Many thanks in advance

Too many freaks not enough circuses
Tell a man that there are 400 billion stars and he'll believe you.
Tell him a bench has wet paint and he has to touch it.
Reply With Quote
  #9 (permalink)  
Old Jan 22nd, 2013, 01:22 PM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 1
Local Time: 06:17 PM
Turkey
how much jcw back box in uk?
Reply With Quote
  #10 (permalink)  
Old Jan 23rd, 2013, 06:56 AM
daro911's Avatar
MINI2 Senior
Offline
 
Join Date: May 2002
Posts: 527
Local Time: 07:17 PM
United Kingdom View daro911's Laser Blue & Body Color 2nd Gen MINI Cooper S Profile
Quote: Originally Posted by soundcLash (original)
how much jcw back box in uk?

645 supplied & fitted

Too many freaks not enough circuses
Tell a man that there are 400 billion stars and he'll believe you.
Tell him a bench has wet paint and he has to touch it.
Reply With Quote
  #11 (permalink)  
Old Jan 23rd, 2013, 10:05 AM
MINI2 Regular
Offline
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Manchester
Posts: 109
Local Time: 06:17 PM
United Kingdom Male
Milltek sounds good on the cooper S , I've got one on mine
Reply With Quote
  #12 (permalink)  
Old Jan 24th, 2013, 11:02 AM
Paul@1320's Avatar
MINI2 Master
Offline
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Beds Cambs Northants
Posts: 2,170
Local Time: 06:17 PM
United Kingdom
I do like the sound of the Milltek on WOT
Reply With Quote
  #13 (permalink)  
Old Dec 23rd, 2013, 06:09 AM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Brunei
Posts: 3
Local Time: 02:17 AM
Brunei Male
The JCW silencer is much louder than the stock MCS exhaust. The bubbling sound from Sport mode is so much louder. But it is not that loud like other 3rd party exhaust. I am convinced that if you remove the center long silencer it will be much louder, not the cat- am not a fan to decat as yet due to warranty.

I recorded my JCW sound here. THis is when the engine is warm. Louder when is warm.
Reply With Quote
  #14 (permalink)  
Old Dec 23rd, 2013, 06:12 AM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Brunei
Posts: 3
Local Time: 02:17 AM
Brunei Male
Not able to post URL. GO you tube and search for title

"Mini Cooper S R56 2012 JCW Exhaust" . post by Jeff Ng.
Reply With Quote
  #15 (permalink)  
Old Dec 23rd, 2013, 09:04 AM
daro911's Avatar
MINI2 Senior
Offline
 
Join Date: May 2002
Posts: 527
Local Time: 07:17 PM
United Kingdom View daro911's Laser Blue & Body Color 2nd Gen MINI Cooper S Profile
Quote: Originally Posted by j3ffng (original)
Not able to post URL. GO you tube and search for title

"Mini Cooper S R56 2012 JCW Exhaust" . post by Jeff Ng.

Many thanks but have had the car and the "useless" JCW exhaust for 9 months now and can confirm it's a complete waste of money

Too many freaks not enough circuses
Tell a man that there are 400 billion stars and he'll believe you.
Tell him a bench has wet paint and he has to touch it.
Reply With Quote
Thanks for this post from:
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply
Tags:



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

» Hot Topics This Week
The Tyre Recommendation Thread - (213 replies)
Mini Cooper N/A rally build - (96 replies)
Naming your MINI? - (79 replies)
New Online Magazine for Track Day Enthusiasts - (24 replies)
De Chrome? - (19 replies)
» Recent Threads
Mini Cooper N/A rally build
Apr 10th, 2012 02:08 PM
Last post by Rally370
Today 06:10 PM
96 Replies, 36,408 Views
Interior light not working but reading lights are?
Apr 24th, 2014 11:33 AM
Last post by TaipansEmporium
Today 06:00 PM
5 Replies, 484 Views
Mini Cooper 2001 Fan Query & Audible Warning
Today 04:40 PM
Last post by Janeyangel
Today 04:40 PM
0 Replies, 22 Views
De Chrome?
Jan 23rd, 2012 10:07 AM
Last post by Red_Cooper_Chris
Today 01:03 PM
19 Replies, 9,815 Views
DSC Problem
Today 01:03 PM
Last post by dshishman
Today 01:03 PM
0 Replies, 73 Views
HELP Alarm Fault issue driving me mad
Yesterday 10:10 PM
Last post by tandberg
Today 12:26 PM
1 Replies, 138 Views
heater controls not switching R56
Jun 17th, 2014 08:54 AM
Last post by zoooooom
Today 12:26 PM
1 Replies, 413 Views
The Tyre Recommendation Thread
Apr 20th, 2008 01:26 PM
Last post by marceloicardo
Today 12:24 PM
213 Replies, 99,323 Views
Depreciation rules?
Today 12:04 PM
Last post by afrocleland
Today 12:04 PM
0 Replies, 85 Views
Mini one exhaust
Today 11:51 AM
by Giddzz
Last post by Giddzz
Today 11:51 AM
0 Replies, 78 Views
Mini one speakers
Today 11:50 AM
by Giddzz
Last post by Giddzz
Today 11:50 AM
0 Replies, 73 Views
need help...no instrument panel lights
Sep 13th, 2014 02:20 PM
Last post by Rie pearce
Today 10:30 AM
2 Replies, 377 Views
Should I Upgrade?
Mar 25th, 2014 06:10 PM
Last post by TinaPMcAtee
Today 12:17 AM
6 Replies, 1,571 Views
new insurance renewal help!
Dec 1st, 2012 02:12 PM
Last post by TinaPMcAtee
Today 12:15 AM
4 Replies, 2,658 Views
Smk insurance highly recommended
Nov 1st, 2013 12:21 AM
by aly_ant
Last post by TinaPMcAtee
Today 12:13 AM
3 Replies, 2,180 Views
Bike Racks
Jul 14th, 2003 08:02 AM
by kwragg
Last post by tkeating61
Yesterday 11:15 PM
11 Replies, 8,119 Views
Which tyre brand for JCW 08 plate Mini? (Non run-flat)
Sep 13th, 2014 03:06 PM
Last post by Xamylou92X
Yesterday 11:05 PM
2 Replies, 374 Views
love:mini Issue 6 out now - Free
Yesterday 10:10 PM
Last post by Shakespeare
Yesterday 10:10 PM
0 Replies, 162 Views
A2DP Bluetooth Music to Stereo
Yesterday 10:10 PM
Last post by mugen_rsx
Yesterday 10:10 PM
0 Replies, 142 Views
Looking for recomendations for Fitting Parrot kit in Berks Surrey Area
Sep 20th, 2014 04:06 PM
by D&M
Last post by Captain5691
Yesterday 09:32 PM
1 Replies, 362 Views
» Premium
» Auto Insurance
Wheel & Tire Center

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.1

All times are GMT. The time now is 06:17 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2