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  1. The MT Track Day offs and squeaky bum moments thread

    MiniTorque Threads
    Well it's better to go off on a track day than on the M20 and it makes a good story too Post up your pics and footage here so we can all have a giggle
  2. MT Takes Goodwood - 2nd Dec 2016 - Book Now!

    Track days / Testing days
    MINITORQUE GOODWOOD TRACK DAY (98dB) Friday 2nd December 2016 Minitorque is delighted to be hosting a track day at the iconic Goodwood Motor Circuit. Nestled at the foot of the South Downs, the circuit is the only classic circuit in the world to remain entirely in its original form, having...
  3. 2016 - Who's doing what track days?

    Track days / Testing days
    I thought it might be worth starting a thread where everyone (who wants to) can post which track days they are booked on for 2016. That way if you want to join your buddies or just want to meet some other Mini owners on track you can just look here. I'll 'try' & keep tabs on the track days...
  4. Stella The R53

    MINI Photobooth
    Hi all So I've had my R53 for about a year and a bit now. Finally got a series of good mods done. More to come along with some details. But here is the mod list and pictures. Enjoy Mod List: 17% Pulley Colder Plugs Orranje Stealth Intake GRS Motorsport Intercooler Milltek Cat Back Janspeed...
  5. Worzel's R56

    The Projects
    - Hello There! i have recently just purchased my first Mini Cooper S R56 and am absolutely loving it! Mods Done and Mod's To Come: -New Tyres - (Done) -Pressed Plates - (Done) -Indicator Silver Bulbs - (Done) -JCW Stage 1 Airbox - (Done) -Exhaust - (Done) -Braided Brake Lines - (Done)...
  6. my new improved project thread.

    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...
  7. Green Dragon or Kavs Motorsport (KMT) 002

    The Projects
    Hi boys, I actually more or less finished my Blue racer project (of course 300% maintance will still be included and also few changes in interior maybe) and after hard working every mile in this 120000 km long period (the engine is still without problems) and huh heh maybe 5000+ km on the track...
  8. 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...
  9. Track Time League Table

    Track days / Testing days
    Welcome to the new 2010 Mini Torque Track Times Table This thread has been created to log the best track times by Mini Torque members at various race tracks across the world. To be added to the table please post up your details as listed below: Track: Driver: Lap Time: Ambient Temp...
  10. MiniTorque in Time Attack 2010 - Track Action Photo Thread

    Time Attack Discussion
    This thread is for on track photo's only of all the MINIs entered in the 2010 Time Attack series.... No chat just pictures. If you have pictures of any of the MINI's on track, stick them here so we have them all in one place for future reference. ANY COMMENTS WILL BE REMOVED BY THE HAMSTER...
  11. MT Track Day Insurance

    Track days / Testing days
    MT have teamed up with MORIS - Motorsport, Race & Rally Insurance Services, to ensure our members get the best possible insurance cover when they venture out on track. Circuit driver insurance covers your trackday car for crash damage sustained during an accident and we can even provide circuit...
  12. My '03 DS MCS

    The Projects
    My '03 DS MCS, now '10 JCW Clubby Hi All Just thought 'd start a project thread for my R53 :tongue_smilie: In late Oct '09, I bought my DS MCS as a non-runner. Otherwise, it's a fairly well loaded MCS with sunroof, satnav, xenons, full leather, auto wipers, auto dimming rear mirror, and...
  13. Project Rory *Picture heavy*

    The Projects
    Right, thought it was about time that I drafted a 'project' thread and I properly wanted to introduce myself and my MCS to those of you who I haven't met yet! I can't actually comprehend the amount of money I've spent in the last 21 months of ownership... so maybe this will thread will help...
  14. 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...
  15. Loui's Batmobile - The Dark Knight Rises

    The Projects
    If you know my address its a fitting name for my car really with how black it is. I bought the car as a standard JCW 210 with the sparco JCW seats, areo kit and Chili pack in april 2005 when it was 6 months old. I promised myself I wasnt going to mod this one after doing quite a lot of tweeks...
  16. Replacing R53 Top right engine mount.

    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...
  17. From stock to Ringtool

    The Projects
    I have gradually modded my 2003 MCS from 2004 till now and recently things are getting more serious because I bought a 1st gen. MCS Cabrio to be able to make the R53 more suited for the Nurburgring and other tracks. Currently the Mini runs 250 bhp and 280 Nm (full mod list in de vbGarage) and...
  18. Feb 04 (53) Mini One - Black

    MINI For Sale
    Hey all. In pursuit of something new, I'm putting this ad up just to try and attract some interest in the car as unfortunately it will have to go :( All the spec can be found at my vBGarage (link) - I'm just trying to gain interest for now, price will be negotiated as soon as I have some...
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