1. R53 SWAPPED R50

    Faults & Fixes
    Hi, I’m at the last phase of swapping the r50 with a r53. I’m stuck with the wiring in the pics. Does anyone know what they’re for or can show me the diagrams - as the previously automatic r50 has more wires.TIA!
  2. R53 engine to body connector

    MiniTorque Threads
    Hi all, Newbie here trying to get an ‘04 Cooper S engine to run in an ‘05 Cooper convertible. The hardware took 3 days to bolt in but I’m running into issues with the round connector near the tranny mount. Can anyone please share a pinout of this? Although the colors match the car’s connector...
  3. R53 2 spoke steering wheel conversion

    Hi all, hoping for a bit of advice... my 2004 R53 has a 2 spoke steering wheel for some reason... I know this was at the time of change so I’m hoping to cha he it to the three spoke version... is this possible? Will the airbag off the three spoke use the same connections? Think they may be green...
  4. Mk2 Golf GTI

    MINI Free Zone
    Although I drive a Mini daily, I have a couple of projects on the go. I've had this week off work and started the engine conversion for my Golf :) Here's a pic of the car when it was looking a bit tidier, though it's looking somewhat different at the moment as all the arches and trim are off...
  5. supercharged conversion

    The Projects
    Well never made a project thread so thought id get started now its getting interesting :laugh: my cooper was just a poverty spec with no air con, no traction control and had no chilli pack but just loved the the look, since owning it its been all about looks as there wasnt much point in...