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Things to check on a used MINI?

I've looked for a buyers guide but I can't see one, I'm looking at a 2003 Cooper S tomorrow, anything in particular I should be checking?
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Another tip: I have just purchased a 09 Clubman Cooper S and after reading about the timing chain issues I have just phoned my local BMW Mini dealer to see if they could check there data base for any work carried out. The good news is that all the timing gear on mine was replaced in 2012 !!!
So use your local dealer for reference !!!
They also told me that mine needs the turbo heat shield upgrade so its booked in for that (FOC) great service from Statstone Mini Derby.

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