1. Anybody got some AP/ST Coilovers for sale for a r53 Cooper S?

    MINI Parts For Sale
    Hi All, I am currently on the hunt for some coilovers for my 2005 Cooper S
  2. Gecko Coilovers Review

    Suspension, Wheels & Brakes
    So I finally gave in when my top mounts cracked the other day and brought myself some coilovers. I know there are lots of threads on here about coilovers but these are pretty unknown and worth telling people about, I've split the review into three sections buying, daily and track use. I was...
  3. Methods for lowering and getting "stanced" look

    Suspension, Wheels & Brakes
    Hi guys, I'm not too mechanical and want to minimise question-hassle to my mechanics I've got an R53 with everything stock wheel/suspension-wise. I'd like to get smaller wheels (probably 16" - maybe 15") with chunkier (non-runflat) tyres. I want the car to be lowered as far as tyres allow and...
  4. AP Coilovers on my R56

    Suspension, Wheels & Brakes
    Hi guys! New to Minitorque! Looking for some advice, opinions etc. I am looking at getting my car lowered, I originally thought of springs but I want to be lower than 35mm realistically. So I thought of coils. Has anyone used AP coils before? If so, what are they like? I'm not looking for...
  5. 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...
  6. Coilover question

    Suspension, Wheels & Brakes
    I've just had my coilovers (ap's) fitted. It's my first experience of coilovers, so I am more than happy with the ride and looks. Definitely sorted the un expectantly wallowy suspension of my fjcw! However, at the front it seems to have settled slightly lower on the drivers side for obvious...
  7. Yet another AP Coilover question.

    MINI Chat
    Hopefully getting some AP's at the beginning of the week and just would like to know whether I'm going to need spacers on the front? Want to get the spacers ordered so I can use the coilovers asap. Currently on Team Dynamic 1.2's which are ET45 and 7J. Thanks and sorry for another nooby AP...
  8. Mini JCW AP Coilovers or Eibach Anti Roll Bars

    Suspension, Wheels & Brakes
    Hi There. Looking at buying a JCW and want to upgrade suspension or get anti sway/roll bars. I can only afford one or the other. Which will make the most difference/ you recommend? 1) Coilovers Probably AP AP Coilovers Mini R56 (Cooper S,Cooper,One) 1.6 T/1.6D (06-) 2) Eibach anti roll bars...
  9. Wheel Help please

    Suspension, Wheels & Brakes
    Hi, I have a r53 cooper s on a 02 plate, so I have 17" wheels and 205/45/17 tyres. I have just bought some winter tyres of this size and I'm now looking for some new wheels to fit my current tyres, so I don't have to keep going to the garage twice a year to swap tyres over. So the wheels I...
  10. Airrex air ride Suspension kit

    Suspension, Wheels & Brakes
    Hi all, Im booked in with Plush at the end of the month for an air ride install. Im going for an Airrex strut/bag with v2 management, ive researched it all as much as i can, i know all about the management, but its a struggle to find much info about the airrex struts themselves. I Know most of...
  11. Mini R53 Used Adjustable Control Arms Wanted

    MINI Parts Wanted
    After a set of used r53 control arms to sort out my rear wheel camber, has anyone got a set for sale ?
  12. MeisterR

    Suspension, Wheels & Brakes
    Everyone that has MeisterRs on their car, please post your pics on here with detail on how low, it will help me decide whether to go with them or not! Thank u!
  13. R56 MCS Stock Suspension - Gauging Interest

    MINI Parts For Sale
    Ok need some help with this, I have my old R56 MCS stock suspension sitting around, its done about 42,000 and is from Feb 2007 Does anyone want it and how much does this sort of thing go for?
  14. Project "Canas" LY Mini One!!!

    The Projects
  15. The Wee Red Toilet

    The Projects
    Hey Guys Been a member on here now for a wee while but have been a silent watcher to whats been goin on never started any treads or posted anything so felt why not now ! So start with the basic I am 18 years old and bought my MINI (MILY) in March of last year, first car after 2 years hard...
  16. 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...
  17. Air Bag Suspension

    MINI Chat
    Hi all, there are a lot of people loving lows on this site, and I wondered if anyone had done/considered fitting air bag suspension to a MINI in the UK?
  18. 1st Gen Suspension reference

    Suspension, Wheels & Brakes
    1st & 2nd Gen Lowered Suspension Picture Reference Thought it would be useful to have a reference thread to show different suspension set ups.... :thumbup1: Just need to post a pic and the following details: Springs or Coilovers brand and/or settings, Tire brand and size Wheel style size and...
  19. <3 Cars

    MINI Free Zone
    Any cars you find that are worth posting up go for it...
  20. 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...