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  1. Running Costs

    MiniTorque Threads
    I am currently looking for my first R53 but my only concern is the running costs, currently this wouldn't be an issue but in a weeks time I will be starting an apprenticeship which only pays £100 a week and buying the car isn't a problem but keeping on the road is, as well as running costs for...
  2. 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...
  3. James' R56 S (Chocolate Belgian Waffle)

    The Projects
    So after 6ish months of problems the GP has gone back to Rybrook Stratford after a very good px offer. Picked up a black R56 S with Aero Kit and a few nice options. It’s very different to drive as it doesn’t feel as urgent as the R53 which I miss but the R56 isn’t awful and does good MPG's...
  4. What's your average MPG?

    R56 General
    I'd heard rumours of 40+ MPG. Last three tanks I've only managed between 32 and 34 (not including the 9.9 I got round Bedford :laugh:). I've not been caning it everywhere either - this has included at least 150 miles of motorway. Anyone noticed a difference with the sport button on or off? I...
  5. Fuel Price below £1 ! :)

    MINI Chat
    At last, some good news - here's today's news on AOL: "ASDA have reduced petrol prices to under £1. Petrol below £1 a litre has returned as supermarket Asda dropped the price of unleaded to 99.9p a litre. The cut means a 5p a litre reduction in the price of petrol at Asda pumps, with a litre...
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