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  1. Front camber adjustment

    Suspension, Wheels & Brakes
    Ive read a lot of threads about fixed camber plates and adjustable top mounts, Buts is there no way of winding a bit of camber on the front without these? Even just -1.5/-2 degrees? Never had a car before where SOME front camber adjustment isnt possible, cant find anything about it anywhere..
  2. mcs' project

    The Projects
    Well, after some thinking and a few mods I've started modifying my '06 JCW R53. Big mods started some weeks ago when I ordered the 4-2-1 with 100 cells cat to Mini Motorsport UK. I also got the 225hp remap soon to fit a camshaft. Hope to get after that around 235-240hp. Dry battery's been...
  3. Vibration on acceleration after coilovers fitted, fml.

    Faults & Fixes
    As per the title really. At constant speed its completely fine but under hard acceleration i get vibration through the front end of the car , mainly steering wheel. Any ideas? I have a feeling after searching around online it could be a driveshaft problem.. Its worst in 2nd gear above 2000rpm...
  4. Miles per tank??

    Engine & Drivetrain
    Hi All, I'm new to the MINI scene and am looking at making my 02 One a little better. I've done a few miles but am suprised to find that I am only getting 300 miles per tank of fuel. Is this normal or is my car running bad??? It feels OK to drive and has standard 15" alloys and no Mod's, yet...
  5. Lyrikal13, hello

    New to Mini Torque?
    Hello, i'm french (Paris)!!! I have a R53 Mini Cooper JCW Checmate Pulley -17% Intercooler GP Injectors 450cm3 AAC newman cams ==) 225 hp, 256nm.
  6. Matts - project (Keano's Protégées) Wheel Gap and Faffing Aplenty

    The Projects
    right thought id start a new fresh thread as the last one was shit, due to a new jobb (manager in selfridges :)) i now catch the train to work and the CS sits on the drive all week waiting to been mullered on a week end, so with more money to spend on it and less reason to worry about it as a DD...
  7. The Wee Red Toilet

    The Projects
    Hey Guys Been a member on here now for a wee while but have been a silent watcher to whats been goin on never started any treads or posted anything so felt why not now ! So start with the basic I am 18 years old and bought my MINI (MILY) in March of last year, first car after 2 years hard...
  8. Knocking noise from the front right... help....

    Faults & Fixes
    Hi guys.. For a while now ive had a knocking noise from the front lower right of the car.. ive inpsected and changed a fair bit to try and solve this ive had a mate at MINI look at this and still cannot solve it ive give up buying parts as ive spent a fair bit.. It only occurs when i have it...
  9. NGK Lambda o2 sensor for R50/R53

    MINI Parts For Sale
    SOLD
  10. mevin my aero kitted cooper

    The Projects
    just thought i would put up some pics of my cooper. The spec so far is aero kit 18'' team dynamics alloys kw coil overs piper x induction kit halo sidelights clear rear lights srtut brace (home made) modified battery box lid (because of my strut brace) Lohen side stripes sparco stone guards...
  11. jbcola's '04 MCS

    The Projects
    Maybe time for a new tread here... After 3 other Mini's this is my new project. The 3 others... '02 BRG MCS '08 SS MCCS '06 MB MCS So after some problems with n°3 i bought this '04 DS MCS. Factory specs: - S spoke 17 " - Sports suspension - MF 3-spoke sport steering wheel - Heated washer...
  12. My R56 cooper BOB

    The Projects
    Hello everyone, I havent posted most on MT, but thought i wud start lol First day i bought it :D then came the jcw strut brace, thanks to Rich custom induction, painted heat shield then painted headlight and rear rings, and callipers then sum 17" thanks to Randell and the vinyls...
  13. Front Lower Strut Brace R56 Cooper S

    Suspension, Wheels & Brakes
    Hi all, do OMP etc do a front lower brace for an R56 Cooper S? A mate is after one but I had a look and lohen do not sell one, so I wondered if anyone actually makes one? I was saying how much I noticed when I put the lower one on my R53.
  14. Eibach Adjustable Front Top Mounts?

    Suspension, Wheels & Brakes
    After my first track day experience, my focus has moved from powah to brakes and suspension. About to get the brakes sorted over the coming weeks. On the suspension department I am looking into getting some more negative camber (front) to reduce understeer and hopefully getting better grip...
  15. My R56 Cooper

    The Projects
    When i got it it was standard as anything. No options, not even pepper pack! since then she has had a lot of different looks! i dont have a pic of when i first got her...but here is one of how she was... but she had the standard 15" rims and no stripes or xenons! first thing (regretably)...
  16. R53 Black II ANT-1

    The Projects
    Stock dyno This is the story of my beloved ANT-1 :) I have always loved the new MINI but never thought that it could be my only car. In November 2009, I made a decision to sell my BMW 330d xDrive and thought that I could by something smaller and cheaper to drive, while I think which car would...
  17. How to change front wheel bearing?

    Suspension, Wheels & Brakes
    I need to change the front wheel bearing on my Cat C project Mini Cooper S. Ive managed to pick a brand new one up cheap off ebay. How hard a job is it? Do i need any special tools, press etc? Could someone please do me avery quick step by step? :thumbup:
  18. The Best MINI's - <3 MINI's

    MINI Photobooth
    I've created this thread so we can gain inspiration from the best looking MINI's accross the world. So if you think a particular MINI deserves to be showcased, then stick up the pics here. The rules... Post pics of your favourite MINI's from all over the world NO chat allowed only pics, chat...
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