Newbie needs advice on chips!

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  1. heatherriddle

    heatherriddle New Member

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    Hello fellow MINI lovers!

    I am new to the MA forum and need a little help. I have the most beautiful Bright Yellow 2011 Countryman S 6speed named Gertie (named for Drew Barrymore's character in E.T.). I want to get a little more thrill at take off. Some say cold air intake, some say performance chip. Without spending THOUSAND$, what is the best way to get me started in my adventure?
     
  2. Eric@Helix

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    Hands down the single biggest bang-for-the-buck is the JB+. It's relatively inexpensive and does wonders for torque and power.

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  3. wmwny

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    #3 wmwny, Aug 21, 2015
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    What about considering an ECU tune?

    BTW, welcome to M/A!!
     
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    A cold air intake, at best, only adds noise, at worst, a horsepower loss. The stock intake is the best.
     
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    Welcome, thanks for joining Motoring Alliance, the FUN and Friendly MINI Community.
     
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  9. Firebro17

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    Good luck with that Countryman...
     
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    Lots of people like barbecue chips and some like salt and vinegar chips. Myself, I like just plain chips.
     
  11. Firebro17

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    Still, others prefer buffalo chips. Not me so much. I prefer BBQ.
     
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    Sea salt kettle chips...........:drool
     
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    Welcome to Motoring Alliance the onlyest MINI Forum you'll ever need !! You've received lots of good info from culinary to electronics on how to mod your Countryman.
     
  14. Firebro17

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    And, if you need wiper blade info... we've got that too!

    Love the Countryman. And with a 6-speed no less. :Thumbsup:
     

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