Sorry if this has been covered before but from all i have read i'm really confused.
i have a 2010 cooper S. From that i think i have the N14 engine 174 bhp?,
However i read that the N14 doesn't have the sport button "pops and bangs" and mine does.
I want to order some air induction parts but i cant find where the engine code is on the car to check which one i have
ahh i see, my speedo broke 2 days after buying the car and the one they replaced it with is slightly darker the half tank mark has a black surround round it too. i'm assuming they replaced with an LCI version
personally i don't see the point, from what read the changes are minimal and not worth the cost. unless you can source a decent engine cheap and fit it yourself of course. think its a straight swap but maybe wrong
He doesnt mean backfiring, well he might if the cars timing is out, but it means the crackle type noise you get from the exhaust on over run/deceleration when you lift your foot off the throttle, some people like to hear it.
The old Morris Minors used to give a fart, remember those? well its kind of a similar principle.
Last edited by The Nun; Sep 15th, 2014 at 11:20 AM.
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