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General Information

Year
2005
Make
Mini
Model
Cooper S
Color
Astro Black
Packages
Pretty much everything except Chrono Pack and Panoramic roof
History
3 previous owners, purchased in 2015 with 60k on the clock, full service history.
2006 Mini Cooper S (Astro Black)

Modifications

Drivetrain
Orranje Stealth airbox, 15% KAVS Lightweight pulley, Iridium Plugs. GRS Motorsport version intercooler now installed instead of ebay Hobo version. OMP strut braces top and bottom fitted. Expansion tank changed to Canton as it crapped itself. Clutchmasters FX400 fitted, along with lightweight flywheel. Also fitted Quaife diff instead of the factory LSD.
Interior
Gravity Leather, digital climate control, heated seats, electric mirrors, leather steering wheel, silver dash.

Alpine head unit installed in place of the crappy Boost unit.
Exterior
Colour coded roof, no stripes, but heaps of chrome specced from new.... Lacquer peel on the bonnet from a bad repair by a previous owner.

Atomspeed scoop in Astro black added, mirror caps also now colour coded to astro black, boot handle changed to Astro Black also.
Audio
No idea, never been dyno'd.
Lighting
HID lamps.
Exhaust
Custom cat back one off Stainless steel exhaust from Alunox Race Exhausts.
Suspension
Brakes uprated to R56S items on the front, rears to follow. ST XTA coilovers all round, and poly bushes installed on the front. Drop links replaced for new as they got killed by Belgian motorways....
Wheel and Tire
Apparently the gash wheels are Devil Mirage according to the sheath of receipts with the car, should be on Bullets from standard. Was running Bridgestone Potenza RE050 all around.

Car now sports Rota Blitz in Hyper silver, and wears Michelin Pilot Sport 4s all round.

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