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  1. 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...
  2. 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:
  3. 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...
  4. MINI Chat
    Why is it not the case that direct injection engines use a catch can/oil separator from factory?
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
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