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  1. OldBrokenWind's Thumper head, GT28RS, & Alta "stuff"

    The Projects
    The following attachment is a 4-page pdf diary or log of what I've done to my R56. it's still a work in progress, but most of the planned upgrades are installed. I'll update it as milestones are reached. Hope it's useful to other newbies.
  2. 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?
  3. Genuine Xenon headlight retrofit - Help required! Scraggles?

    Exterior
    Hi Guys First post so please be nice :D I've got a 06 Cooper (R50) but I have a small dilema. I've bought a set of genuine and complete Mini xenon headlights (The facelift ones with projectors): I've followed the instructions given by "Scraggles" in this the below thread but my xenon low...
  4. Coilover help

    Suspension, Wheels & Brakes
    When fitting coilovers would I need drop links?:mellow:
  5. 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...
  6. Simon's R56 S

    The Projects
    In 2009 I bought a 52' plate Cooper S in Electric Blue with a white roof. During my ownership I added the full Aerokit, R112 alloys, EBC discs and pads and a Milltek catback exhaust. I sold it in June last year for personal reasons and ended up in a cheap diesel for a little while. My...
  7. Larger injectors for the R50 now available !

    Engine & Drivetrain
    For all those of you who spend time and money for your N/A R50, i have good news. The stock R50 injectors are very small, at 178cc/[email protected] bar (Bosch part number 0280155991). Anything more than a full exhaust system and intake, like a camshaft, will take them to 100% duty cycle at high rpm if...
  8. Parts Off The Back of A Truck

    MINI Group Buys
    Team MT cannot and will not allow the sale or facilitated sale parts of dubious origin on Mini Torque, we reserve the right to remove any group buy or thread where we feel the legitimacy of the seller is in doubt, or our members are at risk. If stolen parts are found on MT we reserve the right...
  9. Ryan's JCW 'The Meat Train'

    The Projects
    Hello folks. In 2007 I turned 17 and had my hopes up on getting a Mini for a couple years prior. Once the appropriate funds were I picked up a 2002 Mini ONE in Pure Silver. It ended up looking like this.. After 2 years of ownership It became evident it was a Friday afternoon build. In the 2...
  10. My Mini turning into a Major Adventure

    The Projects
    Right, thought it was about time to get a project thread up after being on here for over 2 years now. Purchased my "optioned up" Mini just over 2 years ago after having my beloved Clio 182 rear ended. That car was awesome as all I did was change the seats and away you went, no mods needed. I...
  11. 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...
  12. info about Lohen head with schrick enlarged exhaust & inlet valve

    Engine & Drivetrain
    hi,I'm italian ..what do you think about lohen performance head with schrick enlarged exhaust & inlet valve ?I want to know how much hp this lohen head increases rather than jcw head,and which is the different performance between rmw jesus head and lohen step2 head ?
  13. Suprising amount of want...

    R56 General
    Not that I was looking but stumbled accross this: MINI Cherished - MINI details Yes its stock spec with wheel gap and OEM rims but... I think that looks pretty mean !! :thumbup: Make it lower, take it for a remap and I would be happy rocking it... not too bad a price and spec really...
  14. 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...
  15. Forbes' R53 - Steve

    The Projects
    Plans are coils and wheels and drive it:thumbup1:
  16. Cylinder Head.

    The Projects
    Well as my first modified cylinder head is on my engine already, and I didn't take any pictures, I thought I best take pictures of my second cylinder head before and through my process of modification to installation, so here are a few photo's in it's stock form as I received it. Exhaust...
  17. GP rear wing

    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
  18. MLJ's - Outside Toilet (Garden Gnome's Toilet)

    The Projects
    Welcome to my project thread, some of you may know me off totalmini. BLAHBLAHBLAHBLAH :tongue_smilie: I got my 2001 chilli red cooper for my 17th birthday and set about destroying it ever since :blushing::blink: This is basicly what it looked like only with more chrome :blushing: Initial...
  19. GP 1854 - AKA Spicy Mchaggis

    The Projects
    Thought i better actually start a project thread. My car was purchased in November last year from Halliwell Jones Mini in Southport, was the closest one to me with low mileage. So off on the train with my mate and i soon became the owner on Mini GP -1854 Second day after getting it my KW...
  20. Lex's Dark Silver R53 JCW

    The Projects
    Lex's Dark Silver R53 JCW - New Wheel Pics Page 6 Just realised that I've had my R53 JCW for a year now & haven't started a 'Project' thread yet as she's changed abit since I first bought her. I'll start off with pics of what it looked like at first and then some pics of her as she's been...
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