1. N47 Transmission oil

    Engine & Drivetrain
    Looking at changing my transmission oil in my N47 1.6 R55, any recommendations for the oil? And any tips on actually changing the oil? Thanks in advance Tom
  2. Service Light?

    Faults & Fixes
    Hello everyone, This light came up on a JCW N18 R56 I have checked my service list and I have everything up to date until 10/2018. If I turn off the engine and then turn on again this error desappear. This yellow light came up like 5 times throught those last 5 days or so. Any ideia? Thanks
  3. r56 JCW Oil Choices

    Engine & Drivetrain
    Morning all, I got my first oil warning light yesterday. So will be doing a full oil change. I found a 'r56 - what oil' thread but this is 4years old, things might have changed since then. I have a 2008 JCW, new to mini's so unsure of engine type etc. There seems to be a plethora of oils to...
  4. Bodsy R53 Cooper S Maintenance - ongoing....

    The Projects
    Hi All, Thought id better start a thread, (Feel free to move if its in the wrong place). Bought a R53 CooperS 2006 for the wife, white (kind of light Cream) with no stripes, it was the no stripes bit that made it harder to find! Anyway, bought a 63,000 mile one for £4,000 Price about right...
  5. Recent R53 convert

    New to Mini Torque?
    Good Afternoon guys, Recently bought myself an R53 cooper s from my boss at work. 120K on the clock so it's been well used. Hoping to get some advice as to what to do with it next. It's had some work done. AFAIK it's had 15% reduction pulley, lightweight flywheel, EPAS pump was replaced, new...
  6. BMW 3.18 Compact (Advice needed)

    MINI Free Zone
    A close friend of mine owns a bmw 3.18 SE compact 2003 model. He got the car about a year ago only to find out a few months later that it needs a new timing chain. He has been quoted about £700 to fix it. Although, his wondering if it is worth it or he will better off selling it as is and ending...
  7. Service Light on

    MINI Chat
    When I got the car a couple of months ago i decided to do the next service regardless if it was the time for it, just for peace of mind. So I bought all the materials Spark-plags, oil, filters etc and went to a local guy that used to service my old car to do the service. All went well apart...
  8. Decent garage for service around Edinburgh

    MINI Chat
    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.
  9. 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...
  10. Jcw Retrofit worthwhile on +100'000km mini S (R53)?

    R53 General
    Hi guys, I am the proud owner of a Mini S tuned up to 200bhp by a German company (Hamann). It has been a blast to drive and I love this car like crazy. I broke the 100'000km mark a few weeks ago and don't know what my next big service will uncover (maybe nothing I hope!). I was wondering if...
  11. Resonator Delete

    R53 General
    Hey all. Got the resonator delete done on my Works today and can highly recommend it! The over pop is more noticeable and frequent, def something I'm loving and thought I would share. Nick,,
  12. MODS & ADMIN's - Tapatalk, Forum Runner mobile apps????

    MINI Chat
    Hi Guys I'm new to the forum but wondered if anyone had heard of either Tapatalk or Fourm Runner mobile apps on here? Forum Surfing on your mobile eats up you Data allowances but these apps allow you to surf forums faster without doing so. I've use them for the R32OC, and...