Tuning progress - MINI Cooper Forum
Go Back   MINI Cooper Forum > Model Specific MINI Forums > MINI One > First Generation MINI One


First Generation MINI One MINI One from 2001 - 2006

Mini2.com is the premier Mini Cooper Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old Jan 21st, 2013, 04:44 PM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 20
Local Time: 08:30 PM
Northern Ireland
Smile Tuning progress

Hi guys,
Just thought i'd post an update on how wilz is coming along (my 02 mini one). So far I have installed a bluefin superchip, pipercross cold air intake (had a post on that) and today I had a janspeed 4 to 1 manifold and decat fitted to the standard system. The janspeed definately adds more power at the higher revs and the throttle response is sharper. The decat is slightly noisey, it is by no means unbarable but it almost sounds like it's blowing.......raspy sound as opposed to the smooth standard note. Going through the gears it just pulls more freely. Also nice deep note when lifting off, spits and back fires slightly when giving some revs. Let the piggy bank build again and then hopefully a janspeed or piper cat back is next!

Last edited by r50NI; Jan 21st, 2013 at 04:45 PM. Reason: spelling
Reply With Quote
Thanks for this post from:
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old Jan 23rd, 2013, 07:41 PM
Paul@1320's Avatar
MINI2 Master
Offline
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Beds Cambs Northants
Posts: 2,170
Local Time: 07:30 PM
United Kingdom
You might have to put a spacer in between the det cat & cat back and another gasket.
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old Jan 23rd, 2013, 10:55 PM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 20
Local Time: 08:30 PM
Northern Ireland
Hi, thanks for the post! Do you know where I could get a spacer to fit? It is a little annoying in normal driving.
Cheers!
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old Jan 24th, 2013, 09:31 AM
Paul@1320's Avatar
MINI2 Master
Offline
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Beds Cambs Northants
Posts: 2,170
Local Time: 07:30 PM
United Kingdom
1320 Janspeed exhaust manifold for R53 MINI Cooper S

This is what we use if the cat back to de-cat / cat has a natual gap
Reply With Quote
Thanks for this post from:
  #5 (permalink)  
Old Jan 27th, 2013, 01:37 PM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 20
Local Time: 08:30 PM
Northern Ireland
Smile

Quote: Originally Posted by Paul@1320 (original)
1320 Janspeed exhaust manifold for R53 MINI Cooper S

This is what we use if the cat back to de-cat / cat has a natual gap

Thanks Paul! Today was the first dry day that I could jack the car up and have a look. It turns out that the mechanic hadnt fitted the gasket joining the cat back to the decat properly, it was half out!! I could see blowing straight away. I had a spare gasket so fitted both gaskets and it has solved it! Smooth deep note and the standard cat back now back fires ! Cheers again,
Alan
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

» Recent Threads
Where can I buy Spare wheel carrier for r50!
Today 07:28 PM
Last post by VictoriaDruskyte
Today 07:28 PM
0 Replies, 1 Views
New to this! No hot air in the car!
Today 03:37 PM
Last post by VictoriaDruskyte
Today 07:12 PM
2 Replies, 74 Views
How to Retrofit the Spacesaver Spare Wheel
Dec 6th, 2011 10:40 PM
by mab01uk
Last post by VictoriaDruskyte
Today 07:04 PM
41 Replies, 28,921 Views
Fuel additive eolys 176
Jan 24th, 2012 03:20 PM
by FATT
Last post by adriancooper111
Today 06:53 PM
10 Replies, 5,575 Views
2007 Cooper D (r56) - How to look after her and what to look for when buying
Yesterday 01:10 PM
by hyvrid
Last post by MiniDeLux
Today 06:45 PM
5 Replies, 180 Views
Mysterious Oil Leak :(
Today 12:23 PM
by phoebe
Last post by MiniDeLux
Today 06:36 PM
2 Replies, 88 Views
stop start nightmare PLEASE HELP !!!!
Apr 2nd, 2014 01:06 PM
Last post by MiniDeLux
Today 06:30 PM
12 Replies, 726 Views
.
Today 04:34 PM
Last post by Caveman
Today 04:42 PM
1 Replies, 74 Views
Mud flap fitting
Today 12:38 PM
Last post by Angib
Today 04:21 PM
2 Replies, 88 Views
Oil Consumption Cooper Coupe
Apr 13th, 2014 08:30 PM
Last post by The Nun
Today 02:43 PM
3 Replies, 273 Views
R56 JCW Brembo Brakes on my R53
Jul 3rd, 2010 04:52 PM
Last post by brett
Today 01:27 PM
24 Replies, 15,022 Views
roof will not retract!
Nov 12th, 2007 12:18 PM
Last post by BNSW19
Today 01:20 PM
32 Replies, 14,799 Views
LED Daytime running lights - retro fit
Yesterday 06:08 PM
Last post by sailor88
Today 01:06 PM
3 Replies, 187 Views
Retrofit Auto Dimming Rear View Mirrow
Apr 14th, 2014 07:47 PM
Last post by alexcannas
Today 12:53 PM
4 Replies, 240 Views
Head gasket, not always
Yesterday 10:32 PM
by Kilty
Last post by The Nun
Today 08:18 AM
1 Replies, 140 Views
Caravanning with a Clubman
Apr 13th, 2014 08:21 PM
Last post by The Nun
Today 08:10 AM
5 Replies, 238 Views
Updating factory sat nav?
Apr 4th, 2014 05:55 PM
by Zonda_
Last post by k3fus
Today 07:42 AM
1 Replies, 238 Views
Updating the Sat nav-beginner!
Apr 8th, 2014 12:54 PM
Last post by k3fus
Today 07:39 AM
1 Replies, 217 Views
MCS Clubman Timing Chain/Tensioner
Mar 17th, 2014 03:31 PM
Last post by Jimmyboy
Today 06:39 AM
1 Replies, 358 Views
Engine Startup Issue
Yesterday 06:40 PM
Last post by Jimmyboy
Today 06:32 AM
1 Replies, 182 Views
» Premium
» Auto Insurance
Wheel & Tire Center

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.1

All times are GMT. The time now is 07:30 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2