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  1. 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...
  2. cylinder head bolt pitch and cam sprocket bolt length

    Engine & Drivetrain
    Quick questions, anyonw know the pitch of the cylinder head bolts and the length of the cam sproket bolt? Cheers, Michael
  3. Evolve-R remote flash/ecu tuner

    Engine & Drivetrain
    There has been a lot of talk about switchable remaps for the R56 MCS and the possibility of us tuning cars that are unable to visit us - due to distance. We now have a solution. The evolve-R. This remote cable is one that you (the end user) keeps and can flash in files using your laptop...
  4. Water Pumps - Mechanical , Electrical - the pros and cons are

    MINI Chat
    Bit of a waffle from me but I need to tell the whole story so you get the picture . :lol: As some of you know I changed my water pump form the mechanical one driven by the small gears off the supercharger to a Davies Craig EWP80 and was happy at first Now at Cadwell Park in July 2010 I had an...
  5. Hammer Time

    The Projects
    Well a few months ago i got bored since i couldn't get much more done to the JCW without it either looking silly or venturing into the unknown.... then i went to the seaside & bought a shell It started out life as a 52 plate Cooper but since then it's misplaced it's engine.... it also needed...
  6. Introducing Casper...

    The Projects
    Casper - Ghostly Waffle In March 2010 I bought Casper, a 2005 PW MINI Cooper S, with the idea of taking part in the UK Time Attack series. Casper in original form: First mod - Milltek Exhaust (now replaced): Alta v2 HAI (now replaced): The interior strip began: We took a trip to...
  7. advice lads

    R53 General
    i have nearly finished the focus rs and is prducing outstanding power. so thinking about going back to a mini so what are everyones thoughts on the gp is it and if so how much better than a normal cooper s when tuned. also anyone wanting a rs for a cooper s let me know.
  8. Forza 3 Season Signup!

    Games Zone
    Right folks stick your name up here to sign up for our 'Mini' Forza 3 Season Open to R53 S & R56 S 17 Tracks with two classes... 1) Modified 2) Un-modified Rules Cut-off for lap times will be 8pm Sunday All lap times must be supported by a photo Only one photo to be uploaded per class Game...
  9. Will R56 seats fit in a R53

    Interior
    Hi all, i was wondering if the JCW recaro seats from a R56 will fit in a R53. If so is it a major job? Thanks in advance
  10. What mods have you done this week?

    MINI Chat
    So what mods have you done in the last week? Thought it time someone started one of these, so tell everyone what you have been doing to your MINI this week. Anything counts, little or large. Myself, I just finished fitting an auto-dimming mirror to my 03 MCS. It originally came from a cab, so...
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