Cooper s facelift 2006 vs Cooper s works 2004 - MINI Cooper Forum
Go Back   MINI Cooper Forum > All Models & Variants > General Discussion


General Discussion Use this forum to discuss MINI topics which are not related to other forums. Posts may be moved from here to alternative forums by the moderators without notice

Mini2.com is the premier Mini Cooper Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2006 Mini Cooper boot lid problems sflmb206 Second Generation Faults & Fixes 2 Nov 4th, 2012 07:22 AM
MINI John Cooper Works GP Shows Off its Radical Aerodynamics Video AutoGuide.com MINI News 0 Aug 16th, 2012 03:09 PM

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old Jul 9th, 2014, 09:55 PM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Posts: 4
Local Time: 02:56 AM
United Kingdom
Cooper s facelift 2006 vs Cooper s works 2004

Hy guys. If you had the option to buy a cooper s 2006 facelift or a 2004 cooper s works which one would you buy and why? Im stuck between the 2 models...
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old Jul 9th, 2014, 11:57 PM
Caveman's Avatar
MINI2 Master
Offline
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Stone Age
Posts: 2,059
Local Time: 03:56 AM
Estonia Male View Caveman's Classified Ads
Depends on the mileage and condition of each.
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old Jul 10th, 2014, 07:31 AM
MINI2 Regular
Offline
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Posts: 120
Local Time: 02:56 AM
United Kingdom
Turbo or supercharger, thats the question you need to answer and then you'll know.
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old Jul 10th, 2014, 10:37 AM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Jul 2014
Posts: 15
Local Time: 01:56 AM
Poland
my choice: 2004 cooper s works
Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old Jul 10th, 2014, 12:17 PM
MINI2 Regular
Offline
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Posts: 258
Local Time: 02:56 AM
United Kingdom
Quote: Originally Posted by k3fus (original)
Turbo or supercharger, thats the question you need to answer and then you'll know.

?

They're both R53's, supercharged.

I'd go for the facelift, for all the improvements they made.
Reply With Quote
  #6 (permalink)  
Old Jul 10th, 2014, 04:00 PM
Caveman's Avatar
MINI2 Master
Offline
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Stone Age
Posts: 2,059
Local Time: 03:56 AM
Estonia Male View Caveman's Classified Ads
Quote: Originally Posted by JohnnyC (original)
I'd go for the facelift, for all the improvements they made.

There weren't that many changes made for the facelift of the R53. The 2006 will have a transmission which is geared for slightly better acceleration. The 2004, since it has the JCW Tuning Kit, will have the improved 5th Gen Eaton supercharger like the 2006. The 2006 will have to be fitted with a 15% reduction pulley, smaller drive belt and colder plugs to attain similar horsepower to the 2004.
Reply With Quote
  #7 (permalink)  
Old Jul 10th, 2014, 04:58 PM
MINI2 Regular
Offline
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Posts: 120
Local Time: 02:56 AM
United Kingdom
Quote: Originally Posted by JohnnyC (original)
?

They're both R53's, supercharged.

I'd go for the facelift, for all the improvements they made.


Isn't the R56 the facelift mini?
Reply With Quote
  #8 (permalink)  
Old Jul 10th, 2014, 07:50 PM
Caveman's Avatar
MINI2 Master
Offline
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Stone Age
Posts: 2,059
Local Time: 03:56 AM
Estonia Male View Caveman's Classified Ads
Quote: Originally Posted by k3fus (original)
Isn't the R56 the facelift mini?

The R56 is a 2nd Gen MINI. The 1st Gen "facelift" occurred with July 2004 production. The "facelift" for the 2nd Gen MINI was called the "LCI" (Life Cycle Impluse).
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

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2006 Mini Cooper boot lid problems sflmb206 Second Generation Faults & Fixes 2 Nov 4th, 2012 07:22 AM
MINI John Cooper Works GP Shows Off its Radical Aerodynamics Video AutoGuide.com MINI News 0 Aug 16th, 2012 03:09 PM

» Hot Topics This Week
New Online Magazine for Track Day Enthusiasts - (21 replies)
Warning lights - (18 replies)
Carbon build up on inlet valves - (15 replies)
heat problem - (14 replies)
ABS Sensor - (13 replies)
» Recent Threads
Halo Hedlights??
Aug 29th, 2014 04:25 AM
by dsakko
Last post by dsakko
Yesterday 11:39 PM
8 Replies, 429 Views
Facelift LED rear lights
Nov 12th, 2010 04:02 PM
by ARC
Last post by Willhall1989
Yesterday 11:14 PM
2 Replies, 1,464 Views
Air con valve?
Aug 8th, 2014 08:03 PM
Last post by leslie green
Yesterday 10:07 PM
2 Replies, 354 Views
engine/turbo steam/smoke
Yesterday 09:43 PM
Last post by dtwst150
Yesterday 09:43 PM
0 Replies, 58 Views
R53 basic mods
Yesterday 08:54 PM
Last post by crimpshrine
Yesterday 08:54 PM
0 Replies, 82 Views
Urgent Help Please - Failed MOT on CO emissions
Yesterday 12:30 PM
Last post by mab01uk
Yesterday 07:42 PM
1 Replies, 185 Views
Thought id play with lights coz I was bored
Yesterday 01:54 AM
Last post by NottsaboutMINI
Yesterday 07:10 PM
2 Replies, 258 Views
2006 R53 vs 2009 R56
Aug 31st, 2014 06:23 PM
Last post by crimpshrine
Yesterday 06:43 PM
4 Replies, 288 Views
Stop start problem
Yesterday 04:23 PM
Last post by Angib
Yesterday 05:47 PM
1 Replies, 148 Views
Violent shakes when accelerating - goes away when I let go of pedal
Yesterday 04:49 PM
Last post by The Nun
Yesterday 04:57 PM
1 Replies, 128 Views
What is this sound? R53
Yesterday 12:04 AM
by gmb
Last post by gmb
Yesterday 03:54 PM
2 Replies, 227 Views
What is this sound? R53
Aug 31st, 2014 10:01 AM
by gmb
Last post by gmb
Yesterday 03:46 PM
4 Replies, 300 Views
New Mini Owner
Yesterday 02:35 PM
by Caxack
Last post by Caxack
Yesterday 02:35 PM
0 Replies, 148 Views
JCW 17" vs 18" for the track
Yesterday 02:19 PM
Last post by MCS_London
Yesterday 02:19 PM
0 Replies, 133 Views
R56 Engine backward compatibility?
Yesterday 12:37 PM
Last post by Carlos Fandango
Yesterday 12:37 PM
0 Replies, 154 Views
heat problem
Aug 24th, 2014 10:04 AM
Last post by rob955triumph
Yesterday 11:37 AM
14 Replies, 1,059 Views
Parking Sensor ECU
Aug 29th, 2014 09:59 AM
Last post by The Nun
Yesterday 10:36 AM
4 Replies, 370 Views
57 Cooper S boot and passenger door
Aug 23rd, 2014 01:07 PM
Last post by ihughes
Yesterday 09:28 AM
5 Replies, 612 Views
R50 Problems, how common?
Aug 10th, 2014 11:08 AM
by aypea
Last post by dsakko
Yesterday 06:16 AM
7 Replies, 878 Views
Warning lights
Feb 25th, 2010 04:52 PM
Last post by Dave Elliott
Aug 31st, 2014 11:28 PM
18 Replies, 6,846 Views
» Premium
» Auto Insurance
Wheel & Tire Center

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.1

All times are GMT. The time now is 01:56 AM.



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