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Finally got an R53. Nice low mileage facelift with only 33k.

Up-to-date spec:

Engine:
M7 CAI
15% Alta pulley
Newman PH2 cam
Janspeed manifold
Janspeed decat
Milltek resonator
R56 backbox w/ 3.5" tips

Suspension:
AP Coilovers
Yellow 'Silver Project' adjustable top mounts
Shortened and adjustable drop links
Hardrace adjustable rear control arms
Upper strut brace
Wishbone polybushes

Exterior:
Joey'd xenons
Joey'd rears
GP front bumper
R56 JCW side skirts

Colour coded headlight surrounds
Colour coded grille surround
Colour coded door handles
Total M9 glass style wiper delete
Orranje Avents
R56 Challenge Diffuser
Orranje G Wing with Cooper lip

Interior:
iPad Mini in dash
Corbeau Clubsport seats w/ OMP subframes
Alcantara headlining, downtubes and A pillars, gaitors
Satin black Black B and C pillars, handles, visors
Alcantara rear seat delete
GP style gauge faces
Colour coded dash
A little bit of carbon
False boot floor for raised battery

Wheels:
17x8 XS Futura

How it was when I picked it up (alongside my old R50)...





Such a difference from the R50. :thumbup:

Some recent pictures:








 

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Thanks lads, absolutely loving it. I wasn't expecting it to be as quick as it is! Not sure where to go with the next mods power wise. I'm skint at the minute though.
 

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You need to leave it for now an drive it :) next meet is at the OK diner a week on Sunday. I expect to see this beauty!
 
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