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  1. MINI Parts Wanted
    Looking for the top half of a JCW airbox only... wondered if anyone out there had a damaged box where the top section was ok. Thanks
  2. 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?
  3. The Projects
    Ad's project thread. Right thought id start a project thread (finally). so here is my car as i picked it up in sept 2010. It was compleatly standard with 54,000 miles chilli pack and full black leather interior with brushed dash and 3 spoke steering wheel, oh and shitty s-spokes and massive...
  4. The Projects
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  5. Faults & Fixes
    2002 R53 Cooper-S 84000 miles. About 1000 miles ago I was driving my car and I got the dreaded chain tensioner death rattle, the tensioner was fairly new so could not understand why? But anyway i removed it and found out that it had somehow returned to its compressed state:ohmy: Thinking it had...
  6. Exterior
    Hi peeps me and a friend are in the process of making a copy of the GP rear wing, all is going well at the mo. Should have the first one on the car within three weeks, More news to come
  7. Suspension, Wheels & Brakes
    After my first track day experience, my focus has moved from powah to brakes and suspension. About to get the brakes sorted over the coming weeks. On the suspension department I am looking into getting some more negative camber (front) to reduce understeer and hopefully getting better grip...
  8. Dyno Figures
    Welcome to the 2010 Mini Torque Rolling Road League Table. This thread has been created to find out what sort of power, both at the wheels and at the fly, is being made by Mini Torque members in 2010. To be added to the table please post up a copy of your dyno graph as an attachment to your...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. F1 and Racing Chat
    FF1 2009 | Fantasy F1 | Fantasy Formula 1 | Fantasy MotoGP tis all free etc join up select your team / divers etc the login and click on your team and on the top bar click on the mini league button and look for the mini torque one and join :thumbup:
  14. The Projects
    Before I loose all track of time I thought I should document the current progress of "Project MAFFAs Mini" :) Nah just kidding but I thought you might like to know what i've been up to since I bought it in August. Okay so I only picked up my 2002 R53 MCS on 2nd August 2008 but as with a number...
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