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  1. my new improved project thread.

    The Projects
    Ad's project thread. Right thought id start a project thread (finally). so here is my car as i picked it up in sept 2010. It was compleatly standard with 54,000 miles chilli pack and full black leather interior with brushed dash and 3 spoke steering wheel, oh and shitty s-spokes and massive...
  2. Camshaft testing - stock vs Piper vs NS1

    R53 Tried and Tested
    R50 Camshaft testing - stock vs Piper vs NS1 Hi guys, as you can see from the title this is about a few tests i did on my R50. Thought it would be interesting to share with you. At first, i have to explain a few things about the performance tests i chose, and the meaning of them. The...
  3. 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...
  4. 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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