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  1. RaffaIsOnFire: R53 Cooper S Facelift

    The Projects
    RaffaIsOnFire: R53 Cooper S Facelift powered by krumm! hi there, my name is Raffa and i'm from Germany! some of you may recognize me from motoring-underground or the german MINI-boards. decided to join you guys to keep an eye on the scene in GB! here are my MINIs! sold my R50 Cooper (...
  2. Vibration on acceleration after coilovers fitted, fml.

    Faults & Fixes
    As per the title really. At constant speed its completely fine but under hard acceleration i get vibration through the front end of the car , mainly steering wheel. Any ideas? I have a feeling after searching around online it could be a driveshaft problem.. Its worst in 2nd gear above 2000rpm...
  3. Would this fit a MINI GP?

    R53 General
    Sorry for probably a stupid question, but as I am new to this, thought I would ask! Janspeed Mani & Decat - BMW MINI MANIFOLD & DE CAT MINI COOPER S JANSPEED SM901 on eBay (end time 30-Jan-11 08:07:20 GMT) USED IN CONJUNCTION WITH -...
  4. 2003 R53 mini cooper S

    MINI For Sale
    My brothers 2003 mini cooper S well looked after very reluctant sale 80,000 Full leather Auto climate control Chilli pack GTT intercooler 17% pulley Janspeed manifold Janspeed catback Eibach 35mm springs Car will be on S spokes, rotas are mine all being well Powerflex wishbone bushes Dave F...
  5. Project "Canas" LY Mini One!!!

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  6. Ryan's JCW 'The Meat Train'

    The Projects
    Hello folks. In 2007 I turned 17 and had my hopes up on getting a Mini for a couple years prior. Once the appropriate funds were I picked up a 2002 Mini ONE in Pure Silver. It ended up looking like this.. After 2 years of ownership It became evident it was a Friday afternoon build. In the 2...
  7. Camshaft testing - stock vs Piper vs NS1

    R53 Tried and Tested
    R50 Camshaft testing - stock vs Piper vs NS1 Hi guys, as you can see from the title this is about a few tests i did on my R50. Thought it would be interesting to share with you. At first, i have to explain a few things about the performance tests i chose, and the meaning of them. The...
  8. Matts - project (Keano's Protégées) Wheel Gap and Faffing Aplenty

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    right thought id start a new fresh thread as the last one was shit, due to a new jobb (manager in selfridges :)) i now catch the train to work and the CS sits on the drive all week waiting to been mullered on a week end, so with more money to spend on it and less reason to worry about it as a DD...
  9. Jersey in the house.....

    The Projects
    Hello all! Just found the site from M/A over here and signed right up. We have an 06 JCW/S since new that we really enjoy driving all over the place. have a long list od mods and a short list of planned mods, ok so it's not that short :ohmy: Anyway, one of the next mods will most likely be...
  10. My R56 cooper BOB

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    Hello everyone, I havent posted most on MT, but thought i wud start lol First day i bought it :D then came the jcw strut brace, thanks to Rich custom induction, painted heat shield then painted headlight and rear rings, and callipers then sum 17" thanks to Randell and the vinyls...
  11. My R56 Cooper

    The Projects
    When i got it it was standard as anything. No options, not even pepper pack! since then she has had a lot of different looks! i dont have a pic of when i first got her...but here is one of how she was... but she had the standard 15" rims and no stripes or xenons! first thing (regretably)...
  12. GP 1854 - AKA Spicy Mchaggis

    The Projects
    Thought i better actually start a project thread. My car was purchased in November last year from Halliwell Jones Mini in Southport, was the closest one to me with low mileage. So off on the train with my mate and i soon became the owner on Mini GP -1854 Second day after getting it my KW...
  13. <3 Cars

    MINI Free Zone
    Any cars you find that are worth posting up go for it...
  14. 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...
  15. Upgrading Factory Nav with POI's etc

    Interior
    Hiya Ive just read through a really good post on Mini2 about upgrading the factory nav with POI's, speed cameras, perspective view and other features.... However the post was made in 2006 and a few of the links posted are no longer active! I was just wondering if anyone knows if this dvd would...
  16. Fuses, Relays & Earth Points

    Faults & Fixes
    If you don't have the excellent American Bentley MINI manual to hand this is a useful and comprehensive list of:- MINI Fuses / Relays / Earth Points Engine compartment fusebox (Note: The high current fuses FL1-FL5 are underneath (on the bottom) of the Engine Compartment Fuse panel. To access...
  17. OBD-II Fault Code List

    Faults & Fixes
    For those of you with a ScanGauge or any other OBD-II reader, here is a list of all BMW fault codes that could come up when you have a fault: B0001 PCM Discrete Input Speed Signal Error B0004 PCM Discrete Input Speed Signal Not Present B0005 In Park Switch Circuit Malfunction B0016 RF/Passenger...
  18. 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...
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