The Road Warrior Rock Run 11/6


WRAPUP:  Spectacular fall weather brought out over 50 MINIs  for our drive..  Bill Jacobs MINI provided some great morning snacks.  We presented drive magnets to honor Conrad.  After exploring some twisty roads, we arrived to a very crowded Starved Rock State park.  Thanks again to Bill Jacobs MINI!!

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NOTE: We have renamed this event from now forward to The Road Warrior Rock Run in honor of Conrad Alexander.

Fall is the time for our annual drive out to Starved Rock State park!!  This is our last driving event of the season and always a club favorite.

Bill Jacobs MINI has offered to host our starting location, and will be providing some light eats to start the day out in style!

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2016 Coding event 10/2

WRAPUP: We had 10 MINIs and a BMW 7 series stop by to get their car coded.. popular options included auto lock/unlock, sunroof open/close via key, 5 blink turn signals for lane changes, power mirror fold/unfold on shutdown.startup.  Huge thanks for Ram for coming out for our club, and to Beth and Craig N. for hosting the event!!

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UPDATE:  Location details have been e-mailed out to all who have RSVP-ed.  If you would like to attend to watch or participate, send an e-mail to

We will be opening up any remaining spots to BMW club members after this Friday 9/23, so it you are interested, add a comment prior to that!!

Ram from will be back in town to program options to change some settings in our Gen1, Gen2, or Gen 3 MINI.

Popular options include:

Turn off bulb checks (for those that want to use LED lights without resistors)
Removal of navigation disclaimer
Side mirrors auto folding on lock and unlock (BMW only)
Auto closing of sunroof when rain is detected
Enabling rear fogs
Sexy double blink emergency flashers

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