1. HELP!!!!! ive got a horrible noise from my suspension!!!!

    Suspension, Wheels & Brakes
    hello people i need some help im new to here and im hoping someone has had the same problem any advice would be a big help. i recently replaced control arm bushes, balljoints, droplinks and struts, strutmounts and coilsprings i changed to FK shocks with eibach lowering springs and since the...
  2. Tracking/Camber

    Suspension, Wheels & Brakes
    So I went to the garage to get my wheel alignment sorted but he came back to me saying the camber on the front left was way out (He had a diagram of the angels) which would explain why it was pulling left. But he suggested something, either the strut and possibly the hub could be bent to send it...
  3. QUESTION, please help : What is the thin metal pole under the seat?

    New to Mini Torque?
    I have a JCW mini r56, and under the front two seats there is a thin metal rod from one side to the other, I'd like to know what it is please, what it does, and what would be the consequence if I removed it... Many thanks, and hope everyone is loving the weather as much as i am, blunt...
  4. M7 Strut Brace and my mushroom tops...!

    Suspension, Wheels & Brakes
    I have been thinking for a while about fitting a strut brace and eventually settled on an M7 due to the protection it offers to the strut tops. Well I was gobsmacked at how much my nearside strut top had mushroomed upwards. The offside was okay - yes most potholes are at the edge of the road...
  5. Floof and Brownpants "Race Car" Build Thread - Just the Pics

    The Projects
    I have decided to make a seperate thread to compile all our pictures into for quicker / easier browsing of the 'good bits' So here we go... UPDATED 21/10/11 Current Spec Engine K&N RU 2820 Air Filter 3" outlet Solid 3" pipe to Rotrex Rotrex C30-94 - Mr Fast mounting bracket GRS Custom Front...
  6. Front Lower Strut Brace R56 Cooper S

    Suspension, Wheels & Brakes
    Hi all, do OMP etc do a front lower brace for an R56 Cooper S? A mate is after one but I had a look and lohen do not sell one, so I wondered if anyone actually makes one? I was saying how much I noticed when I put the lower one on my R53.