Just carried out a number of repairs to get my daughter's mini one (02 plate, 79K miles) through its MOT. After 3 weekends I replaced the fuel tank strap (badly corroded), 4 brake lines, front discs and pads and top suspension mounts. I also had to replace the thermostat and fix a leak in the radiator. Now I know some of you will be saying why bother on such an old car, but I was feeling very chuffed with myself when I got the MOT!
So. To the problem. Checking the rad level today after a couple of long runs and I noticed one of the suspension mounts looked a tad odd. Basically the passengers side looks correct and the same shape (concave) as it was when installed. The drivers side on the other hand looks compressed and "scrunched" up.
I have attached couple of photos. Any thoughts greatly appreciated.