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White Roof Radio - The MINI Cooper Podcast

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We talk about MINI Coopers, answer your questions about MINI Coopers and the occasional nerd topic like iPhones or Star Wars.

We talk about MINI Coopers, answer your questions about MINI Coopers and the occasional nerd topic like iPhones or Star Wars.

Location:

Seattle, WA

Description:

We talk about MINI Coopers, answer your questions about MINI Coopers and the occasional nerd topic like iPhones or Star Wars.

Language:

English

Contact:

(206) 202-3252


Episodes

Woofcast 684: MINI Going to the 'Ring

5/19/2022
That's right. They attached a giant wing to a JCW GP to take it to the 'ring. Plus some #mtts2022 updates and a bit more on supply chain issues. I am still struggling to get caught up and hope to have the site up-to-date this week or early next. For those of you that keep with us, thank you! For those of you wondering where to get Black Roof Radio, you can download it for free at ! If you are still looking for the coolest #mtts2022 decals for your MINI before the big event, make sure to head...

Duration:00:57:32

20 Years of MINI!

4/8/2022
I'm joined by Todd & Gabe and we spend dang near the entire episode talking about all the cool stuff that we have seen surrounding this car we all know and love so well. This was fun to record and we hope you enjoy listening! Side note, click over to blackroofradio.com and listen to the latest extra episode, again, free of charge if you so desire. After you listen, you will understand why I'm a little behind in getting the site updates, among other things. I hope to get a bunch of that done...

Duration:00:50:50

White Roof Radio 682: A No ICE Garage

3/29/2022
db interviews WRR Listener Niall Simpson about his experience with only having electric vehicles as his families daily drivers, including a '21 MINI SE.

Duration:00:24:26

White Roof Radio 681: Bring Back the Pop

3/17/2022
A whole bunch of new MINI stuff happening, and we've got the latest right here under the White Roof! Click over to with us to play the home game. Start with , move on to see how . Finish up with some Countryman news about , along with a new . Plus, Todd has a scoop on door handles for us, letting us know MINI handles will be flush, like BMWs, very soon! You heard it here first! Are you looking for #mtts2022 badges and decals? You know Todd as you covered! Click over to MotoringStripes () to...

Duration:00:57:53

Woofcast 680: 2023 MINI Special Editions

2/11/2022
Big news this week and we jump right into it! In case you missed it, there are 3 new special editions that MINI announced this week; , and, quite possibly our favorite, . We take as deep a dive as we can on these and our looking forward to seeing this in person soon. Also from the in-case-you-missed-it files, MINI has a . As Gabe said, she has an impressive CV. Click over for the official release. A few other things we mentioned were the , which I think would be rad on the bonnet of the...

Duration:00:54:41

Woofcast 679: The F Car has Brought the Enthusiasm Back

1/30/2022
#mtts2022 updates that we all know you guys have been jonesin' for and a lot of talk about community and enthusiasm. If you haven't done a MINI event in a while, you should. It is really coming back in a very big way! We also get an update from Todd about his JCW Countryman. Look around and you can find the photo of Todd's new F60 in the garage with his R59. It's cool! And, yes, White Roof Radio is now listener supported! Not only that, but EVERYONE now has access to Black Roof Radio! All of...

Duration:01:07:37

Woofcast 678: The MINI You Loved to Hate

12/17/2021
For our final show of 2021, we spend more than a fair share of time talking about the leaked 2024 MINI SE photos and the rest of the time talking about electric cars in general. Plus, a few other stories from (MotoringFile.com)[motoringfile.com]. Oh, and we might have been drinking sometime during or before this episode. We finish off talking about Todd's new MINIs. As mentioned, this is the last episode of 2021. We do have an inteview with Mike Peyton from the LA Auto that Gabe did a few...

Duration:00:52:27

Woofcast 677: BMW M5 CS vs MINI Cooper JCW vs the MINI Cooper

11/21/2021
Let's start by talking about Bridger's DQ at Thermal. I was there and can verify what the line judge saw. That is not to say that he did not have the quickest run of the day, because he did. Then lets remember The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald, as we originally discussed during (yes, it's there). If you are new here, this is a great insight into the history of White Roof Radio. Since the last time we met, it was just Gabe and I at (now with updated audio, as promised!), we spent some time...

Duration:01:10:57

Woofcast 676: BMW MINI Test Fest

10/29/2021
You probably already saw that Gabe and I were at BMW MINI Test Fest this week. We recorded some time in some very cool cars, but, most importantly, we got an interview with Mike Peyton and our pal Pat McKenna. I wanted to get this out to you guys quickly. Next show might be delayed because Todd is going to SEMA and you know he is taking his recording gear! Photos can be found and Instagram accounts. And we will be talking JCW and electric MINI when we come back!

Duration:00:40:39

Woofcast 675: The Cheapest Mod to Make You Feel Alive

10/22/2021
So, wrong show number not withstanding, this is Woofcast 675 and we do not mess around, getting right to it. The lack of window controls on the F56 in the center, not needing to double pull door handles and Gabe with his software issues. Oh, and electronic e-brake. Pour one out for the reverse J-Turn. On to a bunch of Ask Chad. Like, mods, mods, MODS! We know we need to come back to this further, and we will. But this was a great place for us to start! Especially remembering about doing a...

Duration:01:05:44

Woofcast 674: 85 Years of White Roof Radio

9/27/2021
Y'all came this close (db pinches fingers) to getting an actual gin show this week. Instead, Gabe was able to join us so we talked about MINI stuff instead! Since Gabe joined us, we allowed him to wax poetic about his 2020 JCW Clubman (spoiler alert: he loves it) and we answer listener email! Oh, and you guys already watched the Goodwood Mini Race already, right? Spoil yourself, put it on the TV. Trust us. And, one more reminder about the survey. It only takes a few minutes and we would...

Duration:00:51:20

Woofcast 673: What Makes the F56 the Best MINI Ever

9/14/2021
This week, it was decided that we should spend some time talking about the NFL. Oops, I mean the engines that are in the current generation of MINIs. Specifically, the B38 and, the Chevy 350 of BMW engines, the B48, which we discover goes into just about everything. LInks are below. Are you a mechanic? Live in Detroit? Know a mechanic in Detroit? Want to work for one of the most prominent MINI Cooper shops on the planet? Send your CV over to Detroit Tuned (resume@). Chad would love to talk...

Duration:00:54:07

Woofcast #672 - Good in Small Doses

8/30/2021
Full crew this week and we jump right into Gabe's first impression of the 2021 MINI Convertible. He 1,000 miles with and thought it was a great car. Watch for his upcoming review at MotoringFile. If you have a few minutes to take our survey, we would really appreciate it! Link is below: https://forms.gle/aPWEzWXGJdWf19rX6

Duration:00:46:35

Woofcast 671: We Crack Ourselves Up

8/17/2021
This week catching up with finally, talk about the and Todd has the scoop on HK availability in upcoming deliveries and an interview with our buddy Pat McKenna! Oh, and Gabe is a jerk (his words!)! 2 things. #1, we want to see your #whiteroofradio! Show us your stickers or show us WRR on your playback device. Take to Twitter or Instagram, tag us and use the #whiteroofradio hashtag! #2, listen to the end of the show. Then, if you have a minute, , we want to hear from you. Good or bad. We want...

Duration:01:11:21

Woofcast 670: Introducing the 2016 MINI Cooper Superleggera?

8/2/2021
It's good to be back. All MINIs, all the time here this week. I have joined the F56 club, Gabe has added an to his garage, and Todd just ordered 2 JCW MINIs because he says he isn't getting a GP3. We talked about quite a bit this episode, links are below. Don't forget to click over to and check out the products. Cool stuff there for your MINI! Because blank is boring! And you guys keep going to and eventhough we haven't reminded you since last year? , right? Ok, cool. Appreciate you folks...

Duration:01:17:31

White Roof Radio is Dead, Long Live White Roof Radio

3/22/2021
Wait, db is podcasting? What about WRR?

Duration:00:04:29

Woofcast Six Hundred Sixty Nine

8/17/2020
Just 4 dudes talking about MINI Coopers, Macs and drinking. Listen to the end for more details. More details coming later.

Duration:01:03:52

Woofcast 668: The First Gen MINI is the Best Modern MINI

5/22/2020
Just Chad and I talking about how awesome the R50/R53 was. Gabe joins us for a few minutes to add to it. And Chad gives us some great tips on what we should be doing for care and maintenance of our MINIs since they aren't getting driven as much as before. At least, mine isn't. We talked about a few things, like: Sharing is free! Heading over to our sponsers, however, might cost you a few dollars! , , and .

Duration:00:48:55

Woofcast 667: The Quarantine Show

4/26/2020
In this, the show formally known as Woofcast 66six, we meet up on Zoom since that seems to be the cool thing to do. As mentioned, please excuse any quality and delays. And, to go a bit in reverse, please don't forget any of the fine sponsors under the White Roof Radio that have been supporting us and all of our habits since 2006! Now that we have paid the bills, here are a few of the things we talk about. Todd's new basement bar. Check the cover photo! Crazy drivers in and The Amazing move A...

Duration:00:58:26

Woofcast 665: All About the Hostess Rack

3/2/2020
We interrupt your regularly scheduled MINI Cooper podcast to discuss our favorite snacks. And, yes, You can still get . Plus, paczki's and vodka in Detroit! Hello Fat Tuesday! Getting started, our man Brian Dallas, from got a chance to see the new JCW GP at the auto show, along with the new electric MINI and then we end up down a Car Play/Android Auto rabbit hole and some how end up on wondering why nobody has 'fixed' physics. Lots of reminiscing. Just some old dudes, and Chad, remembering...

Duration:00:59:32