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  1. R53 Aero side skirt fitting brackets

    MINI Parts Wanted
    Anyone? Bought the skirts, got them fitted but they're not totally secure as I don't have the fitting brackets on the bottom. BMW wanted £36 for two, so if anyone has a pair spare, that may give an indication of what they're worth second hand. Thanks
  2. R53 S or Aero skirts, Aero front bumper & S or Aero R50 rear bumper.

    MINI Parts Wanted
    Looking to upgrade my R50 side skirts to either S skirts or Aero skirts. (If Aero skirts, my car is Pure Silver so that would be great, I would however consider other colours to get sprayed if the price was good enough). Also on the lookout for a front aero bumper, again preferably Pure Silver...
  3. mcs' project

    The Projects
    Well, after some thinking and a few mods I've started modifying my '06 JCW R53. Big mods started some weeks ago when I ordered the 4-2-1 with 100 cells cat to Mini Motorsport UK. I also got the 225hp remap soon to fit a camshaft. Hope to get after that around 235-240hp. Dry battery's been...
  4. My EB R53

    The Projects
    My EB R53 - Cooper S Hello all. Ive been around the forum for a while but never stared my own project thread yet. This would be my R53, not as good looking as most of your mini's but i am getting there :thumbup1: Any ideas for the car?
  5. E90 numberplate lights: How To??

    How To Guides
    Right I know Jayxx83 has done this And with a few texts I understand it's not a difficult mod to do and costing £20 from BMW seems good value, but has anyone else do this and can they do a step by step guide
  6. Mini Cooper S JCW Gearbox Oil

    R53 General
    Hi everyone, Just wondering if someone can help me out here with the Gearbox Oil. My car is now done 64k and I wanted to replace the gearbox oil. Went to Mini Dealer and they were useless they don't know what oil is inside the gearbox! and they wanted £150 to replace the gearbox oil even...
  7. Knocking noise from the front right... help....

    Faults & Fixes
    Hi guys.. For a while now ive had a knocking noise from the front lower right of the car.. ive inpsected and changed a fair bit to try and solve this ive had a mate at MINI look at this and still cannot solve it ive give up buying parts as ive spent a fair bit.. It only occurs when i have it...
  8. mevin my aero kitted cooper

    The Projects
    just thought i would put up some pics of my cooper. The spec so far is aero kit 18'' team dynamics alloys kw coil overs piper x induction kit halo sidelights clear rear lights srtut brace (home made) modified battery box lid (because of my strut brace) Lohen side stripes sparco stone guards...
  9. FS: Enlarged Throttle body for R50 One/Cooper

    MINI Parts For Sale
    For sale: R50 Throttle body, professionally enlarged to 57mm. £160 (cost £371) Collection from Hook, Hampshire or I can arrange postage at cost.
  10. R53 Black II ANT-1

    The Projects
    Stock dyno This is the story of my beloved ANT-1 :) I have always loved the new MINI but never thought that it could be my only car. In November 2009, I made a decision to sell my BMW 330d xDrive and thought that I could by something smaller and cheaper to drive, while I think which car would...
  11. The Best MINI's - <3 MINI's

    MINI Photobooth
    I've created this thread so we can gain inspiration from the best looking MINI's accross the world. So if you think a particular MINI deserves to be showcased, then stick up the pics here. The rules... Post pics of your favourite MINI's from all over the world NO chat allowed only pics, chat...
  12. R56 Challenge Parts (Replica)

    MINI Parts For Sale
    These aren't mine, I've just spotted them on ebay and thought I'd post: R56 Challenge Spoiler - BMW MINI COOPER S R56 CHALLENGE ROOF SPOILER on eBay (end time 17-Jan-10 10:10:51 GMT) R56 Challenge Body Kit - BMW MINI COOPER S R56 CHALLENGE STYLE BODY KIT on eBay (end time 04-Jan-10 13:26:20...
  13. Operation: Vacuum Gain System (VGS) - Thoughts?

    Engine & Drivetrain
    This mod was developed by Andy from Ross-Tech.com... Details to follow: The brass vacuum nipple on the downstream side of the BPV is definitely the hardest part to get to. For easiest VGS installation, I'd recommend the following procedure: ALPHA METHOD 1) Disconnect the short rubber...
  14. Replacing R53 Top right engine mount.

    Faults & Fixes
    I'm after a bit of advice and I'm sure this is the best place to ask :thumbup1: Basically I'm replacing the top engine mount tomorrow on the MINI (its the oil filled one that goes all the time) and when looking through the service info it states that the M10 bolt that goes through the mount...
  15. De-chroming and going black- how to?

    How To Guides
    Anybody got the method for removing the chrome please. I want to do my F AND R lights . I know about the heat gun bit .
  16. Knocking noise from rear suspension

    Faults & Fixes
    Ever since i have done a few hard trips to the ring this year i have had a knocking noise from the n/s/r. I have had all the suspension to pieces, checked all the bushes and they all seem ok. It sounds like is coming from the shock. I am running spax rsx coilovers. The noise happens even on...
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