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  1. New to Mini Torque?
    New to all this but I have a R56 cooper S, already had to deal with the death rattle. Really trying to see who's on here for when it comes to needing help with things in the future, like the aux and usb has never worked and I can't figure it out as it's all connected well looks contected. My aim...
  2. Interior
    hi all I am looking to get a new radio system in my mini countryman 2016 and have the old dab radio. Have seen found a new entertainment system from Helford but need a new face where the large speedo is so it can fit. Have seen it done online but no links to parts for new speedo. I have...
  3. 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?
  4. Faults & Fixes
    Hi guys. I was wondering if I could get any help. I bought a Mini Cooper d 2008 in January and a few months later it has an issue where it loses power when above 70mph on the dual carriage way, most commonly going up a incline. I have taken it to the garage under warranty 5 times now and about...
  5. MINI For Sale
    Now up on Autotrader, got my Bayswater S up for sale. I understand it is a tricky time, can book viewing after lockdown, but car is ready to go. 2013 (63plate) Bayswater S 190bhp N18 Pretty high spec, full nav, mini connected, leather, ambient lighting, auto lights & wipers, heated...
  6. Mini R53 Electric Blue

    Mini R53 Electric Blue

  7. New to Mini Torque?
    Hey, I’m new to the Mini Torque community and I was hoping you guys could help me out since I am also new to owning a 2005 Mini Cooper S. I really do love this car and I have wanted to work on it for a while but I really do not know where to start and to be honest I need to learn. I’m hoping...
  8. MINI Chat
    Hi, I'm looking at buying a JCW 62 plate with the N18 engine in a auto. I have a few questions as I can't find answers anywhere else. 1. Does the auto have any known problems that the manual doesn't? 2. Does the exhaust pop/bang/burble like the manuals? When i test drove it I couldn't hear them...
  9. Interior
    Hi Has anyone attempted to fit these VXR Recaros in a R53? I have just bought a set and I’m looking for advice on fitting them!
  10. Exterior
    Hi folks, new to the forum and looking for some advice. I have a boggo standard R56 S that will be a road legal track car come next year. I much prefer the JCW front / rear bumpers so would like to add those to the car, however I can see the front is widely available online to buy but I can't...
  11. MINI For Sale
    R53 Cooper S 2005 For Sale! REDUCED £2700 Need this gone as have put a deposit down for another car!
  12. MINI Photobooth
    Hi all, I'm back and returning with my third R53 MCS. There must be something about them, each time I sell a car I keep coming back to Mini. I've previously own a Dark Silver MCS and a black, pictured below. FB_IMG_1488993159869 by Robert Cole, on Flickr 20170306_203829 by Robert Cole, on...
  13. MiniTorque Threads
    Hi all, this is my first post on this site so i'd just like to say alo. Currently driving a Mini One, 55 Plate and wanting something with a bit more "umph" and a bit of a project. Currently 18 years of age and i am very interested in the thought of me driving about in a Mini Cooper S R53. The...
  14. Other Stuff
    These are brand new still stickered and never been mounted, 205.50.15 Nexen HD Plus Rated 'A' for wet grip and only 69db Priced at £150, located in Bridgend. You can contact me on 07530116271 or by PM on here.
  15. Exterior
    Afternoon all, I'm a long-time lurker, fist-time poster and unfortunately it's not good news. I just went outside to wash my R56 Cooper S and noticed a large gouge in the roof, on the front corner of the passenger side. It looks a bit of a mess and I'm stumped as to how it's happened. There's...
  16. Track days / Testing days
    Lohen will be attending and supporting MINI drivers at Bedford Autodrome's open pitlane track day on Saturday 25th June, 2016. We welcome all MINI enthusiasts to join us - get signed up early to benefit from the early bird price! If you're not up for running your car you can still come along to...
  17. The Projects
    Just replaced its alloys yesterday. Its original wheels needed refurbishment so I just decided to replace its wheels to FOX MS 006. However I have no intention to sell its original GP wheels. Any opinions guys?
  18. MINI Chat
    I am back from my Hiatus with alot to show everyone and to continue this MINI Adventure. You will see more of me and the JCW in the coming months as I ramp up some EPIC road trips and long time modification finally gets it day. So back to normal service!!! Are you a MINI owner or MINIAC...
  19. MINI Parts Wanted
    Hi, I am after an M7 bonnet scoop for an R53. Let me know what you've got. Thanks
  20. New to Mini Torque?
    Hello, I'm Ben from Guernsey as the title says, I have a R53 210 JCW. It has all the JCW upgrades as far as i can tell including the awesome leather JCW bucket seats. So far all I've done is ITG Profilter, decat and i have plasti dipped the headlight surrounds. Have carbon door handles on...
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