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    Aptly named as my R56 currently sounds like a steam train! šŸ™ˆ Iā€™ve been buying and selling cars long enough to know that you generally get what you pay forā€¦ On this occasion, heart won against head by first round KO. There were a couple issues on the test drive but I gambled and lost that...
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    Ive tried it many different ways now and in the process have managed to break the plastic clip that secures it to the supercharger (In hindsight i shouldnt have put the bolt in until everything was lined up ; i was just trying to stop it from coming apart again) Im now at a complete loss...
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    I dont see why i should need to and i cant seem to find anyone just replacing the guides. Ive been cobbling together different forum posts, videos (Mod mini and Project mini) whilst looking at diagrams in the bentley manual to try and get my head around the order of everything. My understanding...
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    Good evening mini people Im doing some work on my facelift R53 at the weekend which involves removing the crankshaft pulley -Which willl probably be getting replaced aswell- Ive got pretty much everything else prepped but am a little confused about the bolts i need ; mainly confused about what...
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    Have an 04 mini cooper S with a number of problems that seem to be common to the car. From what I can tell the radiator expansion tank leaks and leads to steam anytime I drive it for more than a half hour. This currently isn't a problem as the battery is completely dead due to what I am told are...
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    Anyone know a decent service garage around Edinburgh area? I used to service my old vw in a local guy because I didn't care much about it.
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    Need some help, some f&%ker (excuse my language) put a dent in my car on Christmas eve night :scared:, I use the profanity as I could nearly excuse it if it was accidental but no it was done where it was parked on the pavment side.... wanted vandalism :mads: Thankfully they didnt key it and it...
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