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  1. New to Mini Torque?
    Hello, Mike here and new to the group. I drive an 2007 Lightening Blue R56, 6spd. We love "Half-Pint" but she's been in stages of repair for the last year. Bent exhaust valves and the associated repairs that go along with it. Second guessing myself since this is my 2nd time repairing the same...
  2. Engine & Drivetrain
    Has anyone had any experience with a Kavs head? His heads are cnc'ed and he claims he's made 280-300bhp with them. Kavs seems like a great guy and his products are top notch, but I havent found any feedback whatsoever on his heads….anyone? Cheers, Matt
  3. MINI Parts For Sale
    Thumper Performance W11 - R53 Performance Modified Connecting rods Rods are mag'd - ARP rod bolts installed - I-Beams polished : 265.00 GBP (23.00 GBP Ship) W11 - R53 Connecting rod Bearings King Bearing- 105.00 GBP (17.00 GBP shipping) W11 - R53 Main Bearings King Bearings w/Thrust...
  4. R53 General
    Lads, 2 questions 1) I've got a 1320 catcam (the 469 version) and 550 injectors waiting to be fitted. Does anyone know if i can get these fitted at my mechanic and then drive the car to my tuner to get the custom map done (15 mins away)? Will the car be driveable? Or will it keep stalling...
  5. The Projects
    The following attachment is a 4-page pdf diary or log of what I've done to my R56. it's still a work in progress, but most of the planned upgrades are installed. I'll update it as milestones are reached. Hope it's useful to other newbies.
  6. Engine & Drivetrain
    Quick questions, anyonw know the pitch of the cylinder head bolts and the length of the cam sproket bolt? Cheers, Michael
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