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  1. Common faults - R56, issues ?

    Faults & Fixes
    I thought I started a thread on the reliability of the R56 but cannot find it (mod feel free to merge if you do find it) - basically I was wanting an update from you guys who have been running them for a few years now or who have bought older cars... In short: How are they coping ? What...
  2. Genuine Xenon headlight retrofit - Help required! Scraggles?

    Exterior
    Hi Guys First post so please be nice :D I've got a 06 Cooper (R50) but I have a small dilema. I've bought a set of genuine and complete Mini xenon headlights (The facelift ones with projectors): I've followed the instructions given by "Scraggles" in this the below thread but my xenon low...
  3. Petes Black II JCW

    The Projects
    As a lot of you will recognise, this is Dave's JCW that i bought around christmas time. Thought it was time to introduce myself and make a thread. No mods yet as im still a student at uni (final year though..!) and need to keep it running on minimal cash over the next few months. Heres some...
  4. 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...
  5. Hammer Time

    The Projects
    Well a few months ago i got bored since i couldn't get much more done to the JCW without it either looking silly or venturing into the unknown.... then i went to the seaside & bought a shell It started out life as a 52 plate Cooper but since then it's misplaced it's engine.... it also needed...
  6. Isik's R53 JCW

    The Projects
    Hello Everyone, Edit: I thought it was time to update the project thread, and put things in the first post in an organized way. Dec’09: Took delivery of the jcw with the following specs: Dark Silver with Black roof 55 plate 25k miles JCW Engine Kit Full Black Leather interior Limited Slip...
  7. Pulley belt size - demystify

    Engine & Drivetrain
    Pulley belt size - demystify - Sheet ready All info and sheet on my last post So... I've made a quick search and found out that there is no general consensus in what regards belt sizes for different pulleys, and even for even sized pulleys. Well, this sure ain't rocket science and I think a...
  8. P0107 and ASC light on

    Faults & Fixes
    Hello, Just drove off very slowly from my parents and got a P0107 code (MAP/BARO) circuit low input. Why the hell is my ASC light on too? I presume this is the map sensor but is there anything else that it could be, I change the intercooler yesterday but have driven 50 miles, its all sealed...
  9. Cold Engine Hesitation/Power Loss

    Faults & Fixes
    Been having a cold engine running problem with my 03 MINI One for a while now whichs seems to have got worse over time. When I rev to about 2-2.5k to change gear on a cold engine there seems to be almost a complete loss of power and the car doesn't accelerate for about 2 seconds then the power...
  10. Just fitted aerokit rear bumper a few questions?

    Exterior
    I have just fitted my aerokit rear bumper but i have a few questions to ask: 1, The bumper seems to be just touching the exhausts, i am running a miltek system. Has anyone had this problem? 2, The bottom of the bumper seems to flex alot as the bottom lower mount is not used by the aero...
  11. 2009 Rolling Road League Table

    Dyno Figures
    Welcome to the Mini Torque Rolling Road League Table. This thread was started to find out what sort of power is being made by Mini Torque members. To be added to the table please post up a copy of your dyno graph as an attachment to your post and the following details: Model Peak BHP...
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