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  1. R53 Clutch Line

    Faults & Fixes
    Anyone ever had to replace the middle section of the clutch line from the master cylinder to the slave, it runs down the firewall from the drivers bulkhead down to above the slave cylinder as a flexible hose? My car broke down when the clutch failed to work and I have traced it to this hole in...
  2. R53 New Clutch & Lightened Flywheel

    Engine & Drivetrain
    Hey guys Looking for some advice about which clutch and single mass flywheel combination to go for, as mine has just started to slip when accelerating up hills. I have spoken to 1320 mini this morning and they have stopped producing their lightened flywheel and recommended that I go for a...
  3. NEWBIE In search of a R56 JCW

    New to Mini Torque?
    Hello All, Currently looking to purchase a R56 Mini JCW. (2010/60 reg onwards) Essential Spec: Pan roof Harman Kardon hi-fi Privacy Glass Leather Seats Sat Nav I'm aware of the timing chain/ clutch issues etc. However, how do I know if the car needs a new clutch, is it easy to spot? Also...
  4. R53 - New Flywheel & Clutch - Unable to disengage Clutch!

    Engine & Drivetrain
    Hi all, I'm new to the forum, but I suspect I will be on here quite a bit! Apologies for the lengthy post, but this problem has persisted for over a week, and we really are scratching our heads at it! I have had my R53 off the road for the last 12 months as I have had the engine rebuilt, and...
  5. Clutch bite point (again)

    Faults & Fixes
    Hi all, Newbie here, first post. :-) I decided to revisit my old hot hatch days and picked up a 54 plate Cooper S. The clutch bite point is right down at the floor - I have to press the pedal to the bulkhead and the bite point is an inch or two above that. I see that there are several...
  6. Bodsy R53 Cooper S Maintenance - ongoing....

    The Projects
    Hi All, Thought id better start a thread, (Feel free to move if its in the wrong place). Bought a R53 CooperS 2006 for the wife, white (kind of light Cream) with no stripes, it was the no stripes bit that made it harder to find! Anyway, bought a 63,000 mile one for £4,000 Price about right...
  7. F56 Ownership: My mini was worth the wait! or did it. I am about to find out.

    MINI Chat
    My MINI was worth the wait! Or did it? I am about to find out. Apologies for the long following post but if you have some time please read it as I am very worried and requiring advice urgently. There is no ranting involved, do not be mislead by the title just a very worried owner. Yesterday...
  8. FX400 + Lightened Flywheel = Both Driveshafts Snapped :(

    Engine & Drivetrain
    So after a long hard week at work I thought I might as well go for a bit of a spirited drive. This drive took me from Norwich to Wellingborough, and ultimately to Santa Pod. After seeing some runs from all sorts of different machines I thought it was time to get my car onto the strip. Lining up...
  9. R56 JCW Clutch Knackered???

    Faults & Fixes
    Hello all, new here but had my JCW since new with endless problems i've happily put up with thanks to the warranty protection but that run out in late September so not looking forward to answer on this one..... Just out to the shops and i notice a slight judder through the clutch pedal travel...
  10. Build threads thread

    The Lounge
    Cant find them all by myself, and i'm fed up at work. Post up links with a small description to any good build thread you have seen I'll start: 2011 Wallace Performance TA Build! - Mitsubishi Lancer Register Forum AMS Shop TIME ATTACK EVO X build Thread! - Page 2 - evolutionm.net COBB...
  11. Clutch Salve Cylinder Bleeding

    Engine & Drivetrain
    Clutch Slave Cylinder Bleeding Anyone done this before and have some tips? Been watching the following youtube clip but not sure how you go about compressing the piston. Do you: 1. Disconnect the fluid line and clutch linkage 2. Remove the slave cylinder 3. Compress the piston to evacuate...
  12. Very Strange Noise when moving off from the clutch

    Faults & Fixes
    Hi Everyone This is kind of hard to explain but in the morning when I try to move off the car makes very loud Metal noise when i life my foot off the clutch. Best way to explain it is. The sound is like when you have worn out brake disc exactly like that. Any ideas why this is happening No...
  13. weight of some R53 bits - just for info

    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...
  14. Frozen Gearbox?

    Faults & Fixes
    I've been in The Lakes for the past couple of days, and didn't use my car since getting there. Got in it this morning to come back home, and it seemed like the gearbox had frozen solid - couldn't select any gear, and only able to move the gear lever left and right in neutral. Let the car idle...
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