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  1. F1 2011...

    F1 and Racing Chat
    Starts this weekend... Who do people think will win drivers championship this year? as going to put my Money on Vettel but price is Sh*t and mclaren's car apparently is bit behind the others allready in practise... Wheres your money goin...
  2. Too much engine oil.

    Engine & Drivetrain
    I've had a bit of an issue and am quite worried... I did an oil check the other week and there was no oil whatsoever on the dipstick (not too worried since I rarely drive the car), so I bought a 4 litre bottle of oil to fill it up. Being rather clumsy and with little thought I just poured the...
  3. Fitting a new bypass valve

    Engine & Drivetrain
    Got a new BPV which i'm looking to fit at the weekend. Looks fairly simple in principle but maybe a bit of a ball ache to get to? Anyone got any advice when fitting it? Or has anyone made a guide? :thumbup:
  4. M7 Strut Brace and my mushroom tops...!

    Suspension, Wheels & Brakes
    I have been thinking for a while about fitting a strut brace and eventually settled on an M7 due to the protection it offers to the strut tops. Well I was gobsmacked at how much my nearside strut top had mushroomed upwards. The offside was okay - yes most potholes are at the edge of the road...
  5. Why the R56 should be fitted with a catch can/oil separator from factory...

    MINI Chat
    Why is it not the case that direct injection engines use a catch can/oil separator from factory?
  6. mevin my aero kitted cooper

    The Projects
    just thought i would put up some pics of my cooper. The spec so far is aero kit 18'' team dynamics alloys kw coil overs piper x induction kit halo sidelights clear rear lights srtut brace (home made) modified battery box lid (because of my strut brace) Lohen side stripes sparco stone guards...
  7. Oli's MCS - Grey Caramac Disaster Toilet

    The Projects
    Thought it would be about time that I started a project thread, and put up a couple of pics, so here goes... After months and months of searching for a DS / B MCS, with climate control air con, MFSW, trip computer, cruise control, half leather interior and s-spokes (eek!), I eventually found...
  8. weight of some R53 bits - just for info

    MINI Chat
    Have stripped out my car over the months and today weighed a few bits . Battery - 13.64kg Roof Glass inc seals, motor, inside panel - 25kg Battery cable - larger of the two red ones - 2.3kg Chrome petrol cap and emergency release pull - 0.68kg Battery box and heatshield underneath - 4.55kg...
  9. R56 Challenge Parts (Replica)

    MINI Parts For Sale
    These aren't mine, I've just spotted them on ebay and thought I'd post: R56 Challenge Spoiler - BMW MINI COOPER S R56 CHALLENGE ROOF SPOILER on eBay (end time 17-Jan-10 10:10:51 GMT) R56 Challenge Body Kit - BMW MINI COOPER S R56 CHALLENGE STYLE BODY KIT on eBay (end time 04-Jan-10 13:26:20...
  10. Forza 3 Season Signup!

    Games Zone
    Right folks stick your name up here to sign up for our 'Mini' Forza 3 Season Open to R53 S & R56 S 17 Tracks with two classes... 1) Modified 2) Un-modified Rules Cut-off for lap times will be 8pm Sunday All lap times must be supported by a photo Only one photo to be uploaded per class Game...
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