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  1. Dave F Fitting

    R53 General
    Shall be fitting a Dave F this weekend (yes replacing the Alta:cursing:) Quick question, I take it I will have to refit the plastics engine bay/bulkhead divider, but will i have to cut a hole in it to provide direct flow into the back of the Dave F or does the OE hole do the job?
  2. Iphone Tapatalk Application..?

    The Lounge
    Does this site allow or have the software to enable tapatalk on the iphone? Would be great to access the site while on the move ! :wink:
  3. Mini Cooper S JCW Gearbox Oil

    R53 General
    Hi everyone, Just wondering if someone can help me out here with the Gearbox Oil. My car is now done 64k and I wanted to replace the gearbox oil. Went to Mini Dealer and they were useless they don't know what oil is inside the gearbox! and they wanted £150 to replace the gearbox oil even...
  4. Anyone have a quick guide to fit aero grilles without taking off bumpers etc

    How To Guides
    As above: I have an R50 with a standard bumper. Bought the lower grille pre-modified to fit straight in Cheers guys
  5. My Mini turning into a Major Adventure

    The Projects
    Right, thought it was about time to get a project thread up after being on here for over 2 years now. Purchased my "optioned up" Mini just over 2 years ago after having my beloved Clio 182 rear ended. That car was awesome as all I did was change the seats and away you went, no mods needed. I...
  6. Do or die for hamilton today

    F1 and Racing Chat
    Today's race is going to be EPIC. Whats your predictions?? :w00t:
  7. GP rear wing

    Exterior
    Hi peeps me and a friend are in the process of making a copy of the GP rear wing, all is going well at the mo. Should have the first one on the car within three weeks, More news to come
  8. The Friday afternoon funzies thread....

    The Lounge
    Basically Im bored out of my mind most Friday afternoons as most of the people I deal with at work finish just after their long lunch but I cant go till normal time... so I want entertaining.... Please post here your weblinks, videos, text, images etc etc etc of things to keep me, and others in...
  9. supercharged conversion

    The Projects
    Well never made a project thread so thought id get started now its getting interesting :laugh: my cooper was just a poverty spec with no air con, no traction control and had no chilli pack but just loved the the look, since owning it its been all about looks as there wasnt much point in...
  10. Introducing Casper...

    The Projects
    Casper - Ghostly Waffle In March 2010 I bought Casper, a 2005 PW MINI Cooper S, with the idea of taking part in the UK Time Attack series. Casper in original form: First mod - Milltek Exhaust (now replaced): Alta v2 HAI (now replaced): The interior strip began: We took a trip to...
  11. Do we all need a Dimple™?

    R53 Tried and Tested
    To kick off a series of MT run product tests, we're starting with something nice and simple... a Dimple™! So firstly some background on the Dimple™... --------------- Magnetic oil drain plugs have always been one of the best ways to trap and remove microscopic metal particles from an engines...
  12. De-chroming and going black- how to?

    How To Guides
    Anybody got the method for removing the chrome please. I want to do my F AND R lights . I know about the heat gun bit .
  13. Will R56 seats fit in a R53

    Interior
    Hi all, i was wondering if the JCW recaro seats from a R56 will fit in a R53. If so is it a major job? Thanks in advance
  14. MAFFA's Mini

    The Projects
    Before I loose all track of time I thought I should document the current progress of "Project MAFFAs Mini" :) Nah just kidding but I thought you might like to know what i've been up to since I bought it in August. Okay so I only picked up my 2002 R53 MCS on 2nd August 2008 but as with a number...
  15. Dangixxer's S Express

    The Projects
    Hello! Here a Belgian MINI S :seeya: I bought it in 2004 as one of the first facelifts. And so the modding started :w00t: see my garage for all the details
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