1. PADS - EBC Yellow Stuff - ADVICE PLEASE

    Suspension, Wheels & Brakes
    Hi Guys, I'll be doing a track day in a couple of weeks time and was looking at getting some decent pads. In the past I've used EBC yellow stuff and found them to be good in terms of wear. Does anyone else have any feedback on these. I need to know whether I should get them again or if ill be...
  2. EBC Groved disks & EBC Redstuff pads

    MINI Parts For Sale
    Hello, up for sale is a set of front EBC grooved disks and redstuff pads for R53. (non JCW brake upgrade) These disks and pads have been used about 1000miles. still have plenty of use in them. selling due to brake upgrade. £140
  3. FS: Pagid disks and Mintex pads for R50/R52/R53

    MINI Parts For Sale
    2 x Pagid rear disks 100% boxed new and unused - suitable for R50, R52 and R53 MINI. 259mm x 10mm 4x 100 Part number: 50325 Reason for sale: Purchased for my 2005 MCS but car sold before disks fitted. Mintex rear brake pads (standard, not uprated) 100% boxed new and unused - suitable for...
  4. R56 Front brakes - Callipers and Discs

    MINI Parts For Sale
    Hi all, finally made a move from MINI2 to here. Basically Ive currently sold my Mini cooper s R53 and just got the new R56..... Just before i decided to get my new car i had the R56 Mini cooper s brakes put on my car. Whichare now up for sale. The brakes are in excellent condition and have...
  5. Simon's R56 S

    The Projects
    In 2009 I bought a 52' plate Cooper S in Electric Blue with a white roof. During my ownership I added the full Aerokit, R112 alloys, EBC discs and pads and a Milltek catback exhaust. I sold it in June last year for personal reasons and ended up in a cheap diesel for a little while. My...
  6. Dave89's R53

    The Projects
    Finally got round to getting a project thread for my car, here's the starting spec: Stock Sept 2003 Cooper S 37,800 miles. - Black II with white roof, mirror caps, bonnet stripes and white S-Spokes. - Runflats :thumbdown: - Front Spots - Body coloured front grille slats + Boot handle -...
  7. brake pads

    R56 General
    The service light for a brake pad change has come on. I have a r56 cooper s which is standard at the moment. What are the options? Was looking at the mintex 1144 pads. Also do i need to change the brake sensors? thanks
  8. new car

    MINI Free Zone
    With me banging on about supras , I started looking around , found one and purchased it ! previously had a lot done , then some garage mechanic where it was being serviced took it for a spin , promptly underestimated how quick they are and bashed the front in !!! oops - settled with the owner...
  9. Track Day Guide

    Track days / Testing days
    Although modern cars are built to withstand stresses above those that they will experience on the road, standard production cars are not built with track work in mind. However, there are a few simple things you can do to help ensure the car will cope with the extra stresses and go home in the...