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  1. Dave F Fitting

    R53 General
    Shall be fitting a Dave F this weekend (yes replacing the Alta:cursing:) Quick question, I take it I will have to refit the plastics engine bay/bulkhead divider, but will i have to cut a hole in it to provide direct flow into the back of the Dave F or does the OE hole do the job?
  2. Iphone Tapatalk Application..?

    The Lounge
    Does this site allow or have the software to enable tapatalk on the iphone? Would be great to access the site while on the move ! :wink:
  3. Project Stealth One

    The Projects
    I thought I'd start this thread to begin documenting the progress of my conversion from One to S. I've owned my car over 4 years now, and the time has come to up the ante and start making it in to the car I've always wanted. As most of you know, I've already yapped on about this long enough...
  4. Genuine Xenon headlight retrofit - Help required! Scraggles?

    Exterior
    Hi Guys First post so please be nice :D I've got a 06 Cooper (R50) but I have a small dilema. I've bought a set of genuine and complete Mini xenon headlights (The facelift ones with projectors): I've followed the instructions given by "Scraggles" in this the below thread but my xenon low...
  5. Anyone have a quick guide to fit aero grilles without taking off bumpers etc

    How To Guides
    As above: I have an R50 with a standard bumper. Bought the lower grille pre-modified to fit straight in Cheers guys
  6. Parts Off The Back of A Truck

    MINI Group Buys
    Team MT cannot and will not allow the sale or facilitated sale parts of dubious origin on Mini Torque, we reserve the right to remove any group buy or thread where we feel the legitimacy of the seller is in doubt, or our members are at risk. If stolen parts are found on MT we reserve the right...
  7. Would this fit a MINI GP?

    R53 General
    Sorry for probably a stupid question, but as I am new to this, thought I would ask! Janspeed Mani & Decat - BMW MINI MANIFOLD & DE CAT MINI COOPER S JANSPEED SM901 on eBay (end time 30-Jan-11 08:07:20 GMT) USED IN CONJUNCTION WITH -...
  8. Water Pumps - Mechanical , Electrical - the pros and cons are

    MINI Chat
    Bit of a waffle from me but I need to tell the whole story so you get the picture . :lol: As some of you know I changed my water pump form the mechanical one driven by the small gears off the supercharger to a Davies Craig EWP80 and was happy at first Now at Cadwell Park in July 2010 I had an...
  9. James' R56 S (Chocolate Belgian Waffle)

    The Projects
    So after 6ish months of problems the GP has gone back to Rybrook Stratford after a very good px offer. Picked up a black R56 S with Aero Kit and a few nice options. It’s very different to drive as it doesn’t feel as urgent as the R53 which I miss but the R56 isn’t awful and does good MPG's...
  10. Ballsac Blue Curbcrawler Waffle Toilet

    The Projects
    Hi all thought might as well start project thread as got bit carried away buying things for the car. So bought the car about a month ago with below mods on it: 15% Alta reduced pulley and belt JCW catback Kw Variant 1 Jcw aero kit M7 Induction kit pics of the car when i got it...
  11. The Wee Red Toilet

    The Projects
    Hey Guys Been a member on here now for a wee while but have been a silent watcher to whats been goin on never started any treads or posted anything so felt why not now ! So start with the basic I am 18 years old and bought my MINI (MILY) in March of last year, first car after 2 years hard...
  12. Knocking noise from the front right... help....

    Faults & Fixes
    Hi guys.. For a while now ive had a knocking noise from the front lower right of the car.. ive inpsected and changed a fair bit to try and solve this ive had a mate at MINI look at this and still cannot solve it ive give up buying parts as ive spent a fair bit.. It only occurs when i have it...
  13. And it begins!!

    R56 General
    Looks like the boys & girls in Europe have started already lol :thumbup1: Also for the wheel whores amongst us the sizes! 5x120 center bore 72.6mm stock wheel sizes: 6.5x16 ET 46 with 205/60R16 7x17 ET50 with 205/55R17 7.5x18 ET52 with 225/45R18 7.5x19 ET52 with 225/40R19 :thumbup1:
  14. jbcola's '04 MCS

    The Projects
    Maybe time for a new tread here... After 3 other Mini's this is my new project. The 3 others... '02 BRG MCS '08 SS MCCS '06 MB MCS So after some problems with n°3 i bought this '04 DS MCS. Factory specs: - S spoke 17 " - Sports suspension - MF 3-spoke sport steering wheel - Heated washer...
  15. Hammer Time

    The Projects
    Well a few months ago i got bored since i couldn't get much more done to the JCW without it either looking silly or venturing into the unknown.... then i went to the seaside & bought a shell It started out life as a 52 plate Cooper but since then it's misplaced it's engine.... it also needed...
  16. FS: Enlarged Throttle body for R50 One/Cooper

    MINI Parts For Sale
    For sale: R50 Throttle body, professionally enlarged to 57mm. £160 (cost £371) Collection from Hook, Hampshire or I can arrange postage at cost.
  17. I'm new please welcome my MINI ( Humbug )

    New to Mini Torque?
    Well first things first hello my name is Sonia i own a Gorgeous MINI Cooper 53 reg called Humbug he's called Humbug because he's Black & White like a Humbug sweet lol Here are a few pictures from the day I bought him to the present day :) I hope you love him as much as I do :) :) :) The day...
  18. Green Machine Part III (Vorsprung Durch Green Cupcake)

    The Projects
    :lol: Don't worry, there'll be no VAG conversion here :laugh: So I picked up the green car in Edinburgh at the weekend, thought I'd start a thread to show what happens as I attack it with spanners, WD40 and duck tape :thumbup1: I'm hoping to do as much of the work as possible myself (excluding...
  19. MLJ's - Outside Toilet (Garden Gnome's Toilet)

    The Projects
    Welcome to my project thread, some of you may know me off totalmini. BLAHBLAHBLAHBLAH :tongue_smilie: I got my 2001 chilli red cooper for my 17th birthday and set about destroying it ever since :blushing::blink: This is basicly what it looked like only with more chrome :blushing: Initial...
  20. My R56 Cooper

    The Projects
    When i got it it was standard as anything. No options, not even pepper pack! since then she has had a lot of different looks! i dont have a pic of when i first got her...but here is one of how she was... but she had the standard 15" rims and no stripes or xenons! first thing (regretably)...
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