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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. How to change front wheel bearing?

    Suspension, Wheels & Brakes
    I need to change the front wheel bearing on my Cat C project Mini Cooper S. Ive managed to pick a brand new one up cheap off ebay. How hard a job is it? Do i need any special tools, press etc? Could someone please do me avery quick step by step? :thumbup:
  5. Knocking noise from rear suspension

    Faults & Fixes
    Ever since i have done a few hard trips to the ring this year i have had a knocking noise from the n/s/r. I have had all the suspension to pieces, checked all the bushes and they all seem ok. It sounds like is coming from the shock. I am running spax rsx coilovers. The noise happens even on...
  6. P0107 and ASC light on

    Faults & Fixes
    Hello, Just drove off very slowly from my parents and got a P0107 code (MAP/BARO) circuit low input. Why the hell is my ASC light on too? I presume this is the map sensor but is there anything else that it could be, I change the intercooler yesterday but have driven 50 miles, its all sealed...
  7. Cold Engine Hesitation/Power Loss

    Faults & Fixes
    Been having a cold engine running problem with my 03 MINI One for a while now whichs seems to have got worse over time. When I rev to about 2-2.5k to change gear on a cold engine there seems to be almost a complete loss of power and the car doesn't accelerate for about 2 seconds then the power...
  8. From stock to Ringtool

    The Projects
    I have gradually modded my 2003 MCS from 2004 till now and recently things are getting more serious because I bought a 1st gen. MCS Cabrio to be able to make the R53 more suited for the Nurburgring and other tracks. Currently the Mini runs 250 bhp and 280 Nm (full mod list in de vbGarage) and...
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