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  1. Engine & Drivetrain
    Hi all It’s been a while since I’ve had a MINI but recently picked up a fairly cheap R55 Clubman Cooper with higher mileage - 128k (my fifth MINI!) It has a small coolant leak which I think is the thermostat housing (already bought a new one just need to fit) but its recently started...
  2. MINI Chat
    Hi all, recently my R56 started to lose power on a cold start (on full acceleration it would grafually build up speed as opposed to usual) also the fan wpuld kick in even before i fully start the car and would remain on throughout the drive and when returned home even if it was a 3 min drive to...
  3. R53 General
    I need to do the wiring for an innovate AFR Guage, are there any suggestions for which wires to splice into for power and the dimmable lighting? Thanks, I'd really appreciate it.
  4. Engine & Drivetrain
    So I am in need of a new valve cover for my mini. Other than the PCV valve is there a difference between the W10 and W11 Valve Cover and would it work interchangeably?
  5. New to Mini Torque?
    Hi All, i’m ben, 31 from newcastle and currently own an R56 2007 Cooper S. Having a few issues with it at the moment but hoping to get it resolved soon as. I have what has been diagnosed as the replacement of “Valve stem seals” the issue is most garages won’t do the job. And the advice from...
  6. R53 General
    Hey guys. So i just bought myself an 2003 r53, it was partially dismantled when i got it since the alternator got faulty for the previous owner and he dismantled the supercharger for service too. I have put most of it back together and now i have a spare bolt.. The bolt says ESKA 88 on the head...
  7. Engine & Drivetrain
    Wondering if anyone is selling a N18B16 engine for a 2010 Mini Cooper S, bare or complete doesnt really matter
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. Faults & Fixes
    OK, I need help or I'll go crazy if this is not fixed :mads: Some people do not hear it, MINI dealer is telling me it's OK and this is a normal operating sound but this f**king whining noise is driving me crazy! I remember driving a brand new R56 and the whine was definitely not there. Even...
  11. Faults & Fixes
    I've got a video how do I post it so you lot can laugh at my engine noise? (then kindly advise me on how to fix it)
  12. Engine & Drivetrain
    About 5m:40s in to the video? As I haven't had a chance to see or drive the car, I'd like to make sure that I avoid any issues. It is the N18, with just over 10k on the clock and has been through the Mini Approved Used process. Also, what sort of cover is...
  13. R56 General
    removing carbon buildup manually Is there a guide on how to removing carbon manually from the valves and everything that has carbon buildup in the R56 engine? When i say manually i mean without using a carbon blaster machine or sea foam or whatever, but to open up the engine and clean it all up!
  14. Faults & Fixes
    engine will not start properly Car will not start properly when starting it! Revs are not stable, they keep coming up and down, engine is close to stop but eventually after a minute (of ups and downs) comes back to normal. If i press the throttle, the issue gets fixed instantly and the engine...
  15. Engine & Drivetrain
    Hello everyone. This is my first post on here, having read through some of the other posts I felt I needed to get mine on here, as I'm having trouble with a few things. I bought my Mini Cooper S, 03 plate August last year. It has only got 87,000 on the clock. The poor bugger keeps going into...
  16. Engine & Drivetrain
    So come across these forged rods for the N14 engine and from the UK distributor they are £331 (including VAT), FOR A SET OF 4!!!! Mini Cooper : Peugeot Rally 207 & Mini Cooper R53 . R-PEU-002H The company is called ZRP (Zebo Racing Parts) and the manufacturing base seems to be in China which...
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