cooper s

  1. JCW Backbox for Cooper S R56

    Engine & Drivetrain
    After looking around at exhaust options to get a bit more noise(Not bothered about performance upgrades) I think I’ve decided I want to got for a JCW Backbox. It seems like quite a few people on here have already done this or know somebody that has. Any thoughts or first hand experiences and...
  2. OIl top up again

    F56 General
    Hi Has anyone else's cooper s needed a top up of oil more than just at the services? I have had it before and its back again just before the service is due, but i don't want to wait until the service as its about another month away. also which oil's have you used to top up your car, mini or...
  3. A quick note to say hello.

    New to Mini Torque?
    Hello everyone. I've been kicking around on and off with Mini’s and BMW’s for a while, but finally taken the next step to post a note to say hello - I don't spend a lot of time around computers. Currently running an R56 after a couple of R53's and numerous DERV BMW's. Looks like a...
  4. New Member of 2010 R56 Cooper S LCI - Surrey

    New to Mini Torque?
    Hi Everyone, I'm Elliot, new owner of a beautiful 2010 R56 Cooper S in Midnight Black with Red Roof/Mirror Caps. Only had the car a few days, absolutely loving it :drool: Currently compiling a list of modifications/customisations that I want to carry out - I welcome any...
  5. Anybody got some AP/ST Coilovers for sale for a r53 Cooper S?

    MINI Parts For Sale
    Hi All, I am currently on the hunt for some coilovers for my 2005 Cooper S
  6. R56 fjcw auto

    MINI Chat
    Hi, I'm looking at buying a JCW 62 plate with the N18 engine in a auto. I have a few questions as I can't find answers anywhere else. 1. Does the auto have any known problems that the manual doesn't? 2. Does the exhaust pop/bang/burble like the manuals? When i test drove it I couldn't hear them...
  7. Squeaky/ Whistling Brakes on an R53 2005 Mini Cooper S

    R53 General
    I have recently had my rear discs and pads changed, and i have a constant whistling from my rear brakes when i am on the move, it varies from speed to speed, so when I am on the motorway doing 70mph, there is a constant whistling and the same when driving around town. Anyone got any remedies?
  8. Project R53 Pure Silver 2005 Mini Cooper S

    The Projects
  9. 2003 R53 Cooper S for sale, 78k miles lovely condition R112 Alloys Aero Grill

    MINI For Sale
    Reluctant sale of my Mini Cooper S 78000 miles, 4 owners Service history & mot until September 2018, passed last MOT with no advisories. Aero font grill upgrade Genuine JCW R112 17" alloy wheels, non-run flat tyres Custom resonated exhaust, sounds nicer but not too loud Genuine JCW gearstick...
  10. Hello all from an unexpected Mini Owner

    New to Mini Torque?
    Hi All, So a few weeks back a colleague was telling me how his house mate was scraping his '06 Cooper S. Without hesitation I looked up and said I will give him whatever the scrap man would and pick it up on Saturday. The seller agreed and I went along with the cash, gave it a quick look over...
  11. R53 Cooper S 2005 For Sale! £3200

    MINI For Sale
    R53 Cooper S 2005 For Sale! REDUCED £2700 Need this gone as have put a deposit down for another car!
  12. OK why dose my car not go that fast???????

    R53 General
    Was looking at the mini site today and spotted this corker, sod waiting for the lotto numbers to come up its a super-car killer :lol: if so i want one.
  13. R53 #3 dsm

    MINI Photobooth
    Hi all, I'm back and returning with my third R53 MCS. There must be something about them, each time I sell a car I keep coming back to Mini. I've previously own a Dark Silver MCS and a black, pictured below. FB_IMG_1488993159869 by Robert Cole, on Flickr 20170306_203829 by Robert Cole, on...
  14. R56 Cooper S doesn't rev over 4000 Rpm

    Faults & Fixes
    Hi all first post on here, I recently bought an 07 Cooper S r56 with 54000 miles on the clock. The day after i bought it the EML came on with check emissions light, the car also struggled to rev over 4000rpm, almost as if there is boost below 4000rpm then it cuts out, it seems like it is never...
  15. New Cooper S owner checking in

    New to Mini Torque?
    Hi Everyone, I'm Huw, often known as Celtic on most forums for various car marques. I'm a web developer by trade and my wife Nia, absolutely loves minis. We've had a 2005 Cooper D and a 2008 Auto Cooper S convertible in the past and she really wanted another so last Friday I managed to find a...
  16. MINI Cooper S R56 Full Black Leather Interior and Most Interior parts

    MINI Parts For Sale
    Hi All, currently stripping my R56 for track use, therefore have much of the interior for sale. All parts are stated below. Please be aware some parts still require removing from the (exterior), so possible delay of a day or so. Parts can be collected from Salisbury Wilts, or posted at cost. All...
  17. Forge Induction Kit for Cooper S (R56 N14 engine)

    MINI Parts For Sale
    Installed on my previous Cooper S and removed due to sale of car. Only c.500 miles covered before it was removed and is in excellent condition. The cone air filter is enclosed in a carbon fibre housing (can be removed) and is clean as a whistle. All jubilee clips (3) will be supplied and...
  18. URGENT : Mini cat back exhaust for Cooper S '05

    MINI Parts Wanted
    Sorted now
  19. Electric blue r53 240bhp

    MINI For Sale
    Electric blue r53 240bhp £2600 close
  20. Radiator confusion!

    R53 General
    Got a question and I'm hoping someone can answer it for me! Recently bought a new rad for my cooper s, and it wasn't until I got the old one off and next to the new one when I noticed they're different. The two ports where the hoses attach are at different angles? But they are both sold as the...