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. Borla Exhaust Install

    Engine & Drivetrain
    Put a Borla exhaust on my '06 JCW. It saves about 10 pounds and sounds pretty good! Video here:
  3. Aftermarket Exhaust, Review time!

    R53 General
    Hi all, There's a few exhausts kicking about but it's time for a proper debate on exhausts. Please post the below information to help myself and others deciding on what to go for. Was the car stock, if not which other mods were ran with the exhaust Resonated or Non-resonated Which brand...
  4. Chilli Red R50/R53 bits for sale

    MINI Parts For Sale
    Hi all, I'm a long time user of this forum but first time poster. Unfortunately my car was hit while parked and written off, i'm breaking it in order to recoup some of my losses. Its a 2004 Mini One with various cooper/S mods. Performance is standard apart from a Milltek exhaust and a...
  5. Milltek facelift hangers wanted

    Engine & Drivetrain
    Does anyone have the facelift milltek hangers either for sale or trade with the pre facelift ones?
  6. R56 Non S Switchable Map

    Tuning Discussion
    Hi All, I'm after a crackle and pop map for my R56 Cooper (non s) and wanted to know if anyone knew if I could get a switchable map, that I can change with a physical button. It would be nice to not have popping and banging when I'm driving round my street late at night. Any help is appreciated.
  7. R56 Challenge Exhaust

    R56 General
    Hi all, Just wondering if anyone out there knows if it's still possible to purchase the R56 Challenge Exhausts with to 80mm bore pipe? I've been searching but had very little luck! Many Thanks Christian
  8. Sound difference: Non-res vs. resonated decat

    Engine & Drivetrain
    Greetings, I've got a Milltek non-res cat-back. It's definitely an upgrade from stock, but I'm not really satisfied. It's loud externally, but quiet inside the cabin. Also quite high pitched. I'm not fussed about the external sound and I'm not fussed about pops. My priorities are: 1) Low...
  9. JCW and GP2, Do they share the same cat/decat?

    Engine & Drivetrain
    First time poster here! Picking my GP2 up at the end of the week, looking to have some parts in the garage ready to go on. Looking to get a decat but only the Miltek one on Lohen has an option for GP2, do the r56 cooper s, JCW and GP2 all share the same And if so does that mean the likes of...
  10. Exhaust help

    Engine & Drivetrain
    Well the time has come to change my exhaust as it has split open, seen one on eurocar parts, stainless steel cat back, company name is ATD my question is has anybody bought one of these ? If so has anybody got any videos on sound etc, or is it safer going for the miltek exhaust ? Thanks ryan
  11. Exhaust Help

    Engine & Drivetrain
    I've had my R53 for about two weeks now so sorry in advance for not knowing anything. Yesterday I noticed the left muffler is hanging low so I checked and it's being held on with zip ties as the upper hanger is non existent... So I check online to see how much that part was, cheapest I could...
  12. One ball R53 Exhaust

    MINI Parts For Sale
    I have just replaced my exhaust with the JCW one and am now left with CAT back of my one ball mod exhaust. Comes with back box hangers (although will need new nuts and bolts). I'm not looking for much maybe £110 offers are welcome. (Surrey based) Buyer can arrange courier. This system was...
  13. One ball exhaust mod

    R53 Tried and Tested
    Ok I'm posting this because although there are a few threads on mini forums about this mod, however there aren't many specifics! I'll start with explaining what the mod is; basically you cut up the driver side silencer box ad weld in a new bend straight to the left box. Pros of the mod: -...
  14. R56 FJCW Exhaust for sale 190 and Evolve downpipe 120 R56

    R56 General
    FJCW Exhaust for sale 190£ Evolve Downpipe for Sale 110£ Exhaust had done 8,000 miles Downpipe 400 miles. Enjoy! Items for collection from London only.
  15. Mini one 1.6 2006 exhaust

    Engine & Drivetrain
    Hi all Newbie here I have a 2006 mini one 1.6 petrol. The exhaust back box is rusting quite bad and needs replacing soon it is only my back box that is damaged and needs replacing. I was wondering if there is a good cheapish back box just for abit more noise but not too much if anyone has any...
  16. Looking to build a bullet

    The Projects
    Hi, Im pretty new to this mini cooper s world and forums if im being honest so apologies in advance if im after making a total mess of this. I have no real experience in them either but so far since i bought the car i cant see myself driving anything else for at least another 10 years. Anyway...
  17. URGENT : Mini cat back exhaust for Cooper S '05

    MINI Parts Wanted
    Sorted now
  18. Cooper S vs JCW Downpipe

    Engine & Drivetrain
    Hi im looking at changing my downpipe on my r56 cooper s 2007. i only use it for road use so dont want something major loud. so de cat is out of the question. ive got a miltek cat back exhaust which is deep and has a nice burble, but want it to pop and crackle more which im guessing changing...
  19. Exhaust Sound

    Engine & Drivetrain
    Hi Guys, I have a JCW R53, it has a 4-1 Janspeed Manifold and Decat on the JCW exhaust with the silencer removed, after having it all on for maybe 3-4 week its quietened down a lot, was just wondering if anyone has any ideas as to why? Thanks
  20. Cooper S R56 Scorpion Exhaust no resonsated

    MINI Parts For Sale
    hi all, for sale i have my r56 scorpion exhaust for a cooper s. It's the non res version and its in good condition. There is a slight dent in the back box (pictured) but this has no effect on how the exhaust functions, it cant be seen when on the car either. selling as i have a cobra sport one...