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  1. Considering an R53 - Need Help -

    MiniTorque Threads
    Hi all, this is my first post on this site so i'd just like to say alo. Currently driving a Mini One, 55 Plate and wanting something with a bit more "umph" and a bit of a project. Currently 18 years of age and i am very interested in the thought of me driving about in a Mini Cooper S R53. The...
  2. switched the datsun for a porsha (one for fomsport)

    The Lounge
    haven't been on here for some time, but having just driven a factory works r56 it reminded me how much i miss the mini :sad: so having had the gtr for about a year, i switched it in for a 997 gt3 gen2 clubsport, with carbon bucket seats, factory fitted half roll cage, and a huge extinguisher...
  3. 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...
  4. My EB R53

    The Projects
    My EB R53 - Cooper S Hello all. Ive been around the forum for a while but never stared my own project thread yet. This would be my R53, not as good looking as most of your mini's but i am getting there :thumbup1: Any ideas for the car?
  5. Resonator Delete

    R53 General
    Hey all. Got the resonator delete done on my Works today and can highly recommend it! The over pop is more noticeable and frequent, def something I'm loving and thought I would share. Nick,,
  6. Mini Cooper S JCW Gearbox Oil

    R53 General
    Hi everyone, Just wondering if someone can help me out here with the Gearbox Oil. My car is now done 64k and I wanted to replace the gearbox oil. Went to Mini Dealer and they were useless they don't know what oil is inside the gearbox! and they wanted £150 to replace the gearbox oil even...
  7. 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
  8. Floof and Brownpants "Race Car" Build Thread - Just the Pics

    The Projects
    I have decided to make a seperate thread to compile all our pictures into for quicker / easier browsing of the 'good bits' So here we go... UPDATED 21/10/11 Current Spec Engine K&N RU 2820 Air Filter 3" outlet Solid 3" pipe to Rotrex Rotrex C30-94 - Mr Fast mounting bracket GRS Custom Front...
  9. Xx04 nat

    R53 General
    Hey Everyone! Well thought i would start by putting a thread on with my s :) Had it for about a month now and getting on well.. It has a good speck with the HK sound and Lovley seats :) I have only changed the lights so far! but have some good styling plans for it!
  10. Jersey in the house.....

    The Projects
    Hello all! Just found the site from M/A over here and signed right up. We have an 06 JCW/S since new that we really enjoy driving all over the place. have a long list od mods and a short list of planned mods, ok so it's not that short :ohmy: Anyway, one of the next mods will most likely be...
  11. Advice on Snow Foaming

    Detailing
    Anyone got any advice and what to buy to do the snow foaming? Thanks
  12. Air Bag Suspension

    MINI Chat
    Hi all, there are a lot of people loving lows on this site, and I wondered if anyone had done/considered fitting air bag suspension to a MINI in the UK?
  13. MT Racing Time Attack MINI 2011/2012

    Time Attack Discussion
    This is the update thread for next years cars... Following on from this years result in Time Attack we want to build a team that can compete with the very best FWD cars entering in 2011, there will be no bitching or moaning about competing against teams with bigger budgets or those that enter...
  14. Machine Polishing

    Detailing
    Interested in being able to do the above.... there are a few guys on here with some well refined skills with these things so if possible can you give some hints and tips ? Im thinking information on what: 1. machine - rotary or is there another ? and what model is best VFM ? 2. polish - im...
  15. 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.
  16. Floof and Brownpants Time Attack car 2011

    Time Attack Discussion
    This is the start of a joint operation with Lee and myself :thumbup: The new shell will be used but the rest has yet to be decided on . Costs and fun can be shared this way . With more Mini's entering next year to stay competitive would be hard without further work and I'm enjoying getting...
  17. Retrofitting OEM facelift xenon headlights to a '03 car?

    Exterior
    Hi guys, I want to put on the OEM xenon headlights from the facelift R53 onto my car. I saw the retrofit instructions from the dealer and it seems quite a process. Can't I just buy the headlights from the dealer and plug it in without all these harnesses and sensors they mention in that document?
  18. CooperWorks Mini

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