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  1. Photoshoot Locations

    MINI Photobooth
    There seem to be quite a few budding photographers on here; some professional, some enjoy it as a hobby. I thought it'd be a good idea to set up a thread purely as a list of some of the best photoshoot locations so that people can find some good ones if they fancy a little drive or meet-up...
  2. Too much engine oil.

    Engine & Drivetrain
    I've had a bit of an issue and am quite worried... I did an oil check the other week and there was no oil whatsoever on the dipstick (not too worried since I rarely drive the car), so I bought a 4 litre bottle of oil to fill it up. Being rather clumsy and with little thought I just poured the...
  3. Common faults - R56, issues ?

    Faults & Fixes
    I thought I started a thread on the reliability of the R56 but cannot find it (mod feel free to merge if you do find it) - basically I was wanting an update from you guys who have been running them for a few years now or who have bought older cars... In short: How are they coping ? What...
  4. 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,,
  5. Why the R56 should be fitted with a catch can/oil separator from factory...

    MINI Chat
    Why is it not the case that direct injection engines use a catch can/oil separator from factory?
  6. Petes Black II JCW

    The Projects
    As a lot of you will recognise, this is Dave's JCW that i bought around christmas time. Thought it was time to introduce myself and make a thread. No mods yet as im still a student at uni (final year though..!) and need to keep it running on minimal cash over the next few months. Heres some...
  7. 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 -...
  8. Xx04 nat

    R53 General
    Hey Everyone! Well thought i would start by putting a thread on with my s :) Had it for about a month now and getting on well.. It has a good speck with the HK sound and Lovley seats :) I have only changed the lights so far! but have some good styling plans for it!
  9. the gt5 trade/swap/loan thread

    Games Zone
    spotted these threads on a couple of forums:thumbup1: thought we could have a minitorque one aswell. so this is the place if you need a certain car for a certain race but dont have the funds to get it:blush: so far ive got: ft-86 concept-stock mazda rx-7 spirit r- 372bhp/1270kg skyline r34...
  10. jcw sparco seats and more

    MINI Parts For Sale
    due to the last thread being full of shatty comments i thought id start a new one with pictures- if you like what you see then pm me mj heated jcw seats in mint condition- comes with heating wiring kit- installation instructions- and bases absolutly everything you need- even the resistor...
  11. Ballsac Blue Curbcrawler Waffle Toilet

    The Projects
    Hi all thought might as well start project thread as got bit carried away buying things for the car. So bought the car about a month ago with below mods on it: 15% Alta reduced pulley and belt JCW catback Kw Variant 1 Jcw aero kit M7 Induction kit pics of the car when i got it...
  12. Matts - project (Keano's Protégées) Wheel Gap and Faffing Aplenty

    The Projects
    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...
  13. Now this is a project

    The Projects
    Photos to come soon! The project is a suprise, as i haven't seen anything similar on a R50 or R53 :)
  14. I'm new please welcome my MINI ( Humbug )

    New to Mini Torque?
    Well first things first hello my name is Sonia i own a Gorgeous MINI Cooper 53 reg called Humbug he's called Humbug because he's Black & White like a Humbug sweet lol Here are a few pictures from the day I bought him to the present day :) I hope you love him as much as I do :) :) :) The day...
  15. Do we all need a Dimple™?

    R53 Tried and Tested
    To kick off a series of MT run product tests, we're starting with something nice and simple... a Dimple™! So firstly some background on the Dimple™... --------------- Magnetic oil drain plugs have always been one of the best ways to trap and remove microscopic metal particles from an engines...
  16. The Smoking Tyre

    MINI Free Zone
    Thought i'd support one of my friends in the U.S. as he has a new show on Youtube Matt Farah used to do a show on Youtube called Garage 419 but has since started this new show called The Smoking Tyre Matt is also a Mini owner: but anyway i thought i'd shamelessly promote his new show on...
  17. What's your average MPG?

    R56 General
    I'd heard rumours of 40+ MPG. Last three tanks I've only managed between 32 and 34 (not including the 9.9 I got round Bedford :laugh:). I've not been caning it everywhere either - this has included at least 150 miles of motorway. Anyone noticed a difference with the sport button on or off? I...
  18. Updated pics of my R53 JCW

    MINI Photobooth
    It's been a while since I've posted some proper pics of my R53 JCW with all the changes I've made to it so thought it's about time I put them up here. It's still a work in progrss but hope you like it: Things I've had done since I last posted pics are: DP Coilovers lowered 25mm at...
  19. R56 Challenge car part numbers & prices.

    MINI Chat
    Hi all, after a trip to the stealer's I thought I would post up the part numbers (freely available on RealOEM) and the prices I've just been given by the stealer's. Exhaust System: Part Numbers & Prices: 1) Complete exhaust system: 18108308878 £582.35 inc VAT 2) Rear silencer: 18128308919...
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