1. R53 Mini, would like info! (See pics)

    New to Mini Torque?
    Hi, I recently bought an 04 Mini Cooper S for my first car. I'm not very educated on this car and would like to hear any info/problems/ project ideas etc that you may have. I already understand gearboxes are a common issue on this vehicle, I replaced mine last week after it went on me, 2 days...
  2. Pure Silver R53/Aero bumpers/skirts for my R50

    MINI Parts Wanted
    As title says, looking for R53 bumpers and skirts. I'd also be interested in Aero bumpers and skirts. Particularly the front bumper and skirts. My car is Pure Silver, ideally looking for something that wouldn't need respraying although I'd consider other colours if the price was good enougha dn...
  3. 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
  4. De-chroming and going black- how to?

    How To Guides
    Anybody got the method for removing the chrome please. I want to do my F AND R lights . I know about the heat gun bit .
  5. Buddy

    The Projects
    just thought i would post this up. I am currently working on some exterior modding, and have some new wheels on the way. but ill post this for now. my mods list Handling: Bilstein PSS9's (-2.3) Skunk 2 front springs I.E. race camber plates I.E. rear control arms (-1.7) M7 strut bar Alta...
  6. Track Day Guide

    Track days / Testing days
    Although modern cars are built to withstand stresses above those that they will experience on the road, standard production cars are not built with track work in mind. However, there are a few simple things you can do to help ensure the car will cope with the extra stresses and go home in the...