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  1. Relocating JCW badge

    MiniTorque Threads
    Decided to move and spray the rear JCW badge for a laugh, results as shown. I also sprayed the chromed JCW scuttes too, but didn't bother fitting them as I have the blackline scuttles fitted which I like. Steps involved: 1 - Removed rear badge from boot using dental floss to cut through...
  2. Evolve R56 IC

    MINI Parts For Sale
    R56 Evolve IC compatible with both pre / post LCI models. Originally bought with 3000 miles use and sprayed black by previous owner. Never got round to completing install and other circumstances mean I don't have time at home now. WHY OH WHY will none of the MINI specialists open on Saturday...
  3. R53 Airtec Top Mount Intercooler in Stealth Black for Sale NEARLY NEW

    MINI Parts For Sale
    Hi all I currently have an Airtec Top mount intercooler in Stealth black (no logos) in nearly new condition that I'm selling for my friend. The intercooler has had only a month of use and is in great condition. Slight wear on the rubber but it is expected. The intercooler comes with blue...
  4. R56 genuine black bi-xenon headlights with bulbs and ballasts (mfr'd 2013)

    MINI Parts For Sale
    31/10/14 - NOW SOLD and awaiting pickup - thanks for your interest! 2013 manufactured genuine R56 black bi-xenons including xenon bulbs, silvervision indicators, and ballasts. Compatible with any R56 car with factory xenons (LCI or pre-LCI) as the ballasts are included. All mounts intact (one...
  5. Black intercoolers myth busted, very interesting

    MINI Chat
    Will painting your intercooler black make you go faster? WATCH :) Mighty car mods. Black Intercoolers Mythbusted - YouTube These guys are awesome a must youtube follow.
  6. Looking for my first Mini! :)

    New to Mini Torque?
    My name is Tom and I am 19 and looking for my first Mini Cooper S. Ideally a Gen 1 (54 to 56 plate) in either dark silver or black. Looking for something which is as standard or has very few mods due to the insurance costs and I want to start from scratch. Willing to pay anything up to the...
  7. Petes Black II JCW

    The Projects
    As a lot of you will recognise, this is Dave's JCW that i bought around christmas time. Thought it was time to introduce myself and make a thread. No mods yet as im still a student at uni (final year though..!) and need to keep it running on minimal cash over the next few months. Heres some...
  8. DavidRodrigues Cooper S+

    The Projects
    From daily to track toy - PROJ3CT R53 Hi, my name is David and this is my MINI R53 :) First Track day PART LIST: Brakes: EBC Greenstuff Front Motul RBF 600 Goodridge Braided Hose Kit EBC Front Brake Discs Drilled and Grooved Engine: FMIC Airtec Alta Intercooler Couplers Alta Supercharger...
  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. Matts - project (Keano's Protégées) Wheel Gap and Faffing Aplenty

    The Projects
    right thought id start a new fresh thread as the last one was shit, due to a new jobb (manager in selfridges :)) i now catch the train to work and the CS sits on the drive all week waiting to been mullered on a week end, so with more money to spend on it and less reason to worry about it as a DD...
  11. 'Mini Minstrel' (Failing upwards / not worthy of waffle)

    The Projects
    Been doing some bit to my car lately so thought it'd be a good chance to start a project thread! Started off purchasing my MCS in March off my brother. Standard MCS with Chilli & Vision Pack. First mod on the agenda *Aero grills Pure cheese on toast.. *some lamo car meet* Then a...
  12. 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...
  13. Tom's Black 'S'

    The Projects
    Mods: -Custom cooper exhaust -Autometer Boost gauge -Powerflex bushes:upper and lower engine,,gearbox front lower bushes,rear trailing arms. -JCM upper strut -949Racing 6UL 15x7 ET36 Matte Bronze wheels wrapped in Federal rsr and bbs RG-F 366 16x7 ET 36 in gold with yoko A048 -M7 grills -Teflon...
  14. Mini Torque Community Locations Map

    MINI Chat
    I reckon it would be quite useful if a sticky could be made for MT members of rough areas/Cities people live in so they can PM them for help/tools etc Keano's dilema is what prompted me : I'll start Brownpants (Nige) ------Manchester ---------------- Merged these threads together so...
  15. TDLC's Midnight Black JCW

    The Projects
    The Rise and Fall of TDLC's Midnight Black JCW Hi folks, After having owned my Chilli Red Cooper S JCW Stage 1 for 18 months, I decided it was time for a change. I took the plunge and got myself a Midnight Black JCW :D I'm so chuffed with this machine. The power delivery is staggering. The...
  16. For Sale: R56 moulded comfort access door handles and petrol cap [flat black]

    MINI Parts For Sale
    Hi Guys. :) I have for sale a pair of moulded covers for the comfort access door handles & a moulded cover for the Cooper S fuel filler cap. These are made by Aesthetic Creations in the USA. They are finished in a flat black. I've been waiting for these to arrive from the USA for quite a...
  17. R53 Black II ANT-1

    The Projects
    Stock dyno This is the story of my beloved ANT-1 :) I have always loved the new MINI but never thought that it could be my only car. In November 2009, I made a decision to sell my BMW 330d xDrive and thought that I could by something smaller and cheaper to drive, while I think which car would...
  18. The Best MINI's - <3 MINI's

    MINI Photobooth
    I've created this thread so we can gain inspiration from the best looking MINI's accross the world. So if you think a particular MINI deserves to be showcased, then stick up the pics here. The rules... Post pics of your favourite MINI's from all over the world NO chat allowed only pics, chat...
  19. 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...
  20. Operation: Vacuum Gain System (VGS) - Thoughts?

    Engine & Drivetrain
    This mod was developed by Andy from Ross-Tech.com... Details to follow: The brass vacuum nipple on the downstream side of the BPV is definitely the hardest part to get to. For easiest VGS installation, I'd recommend the following procedure: ALPHA METHOD 1) Disconnect the short rubber...
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