Picked it up from a young chap who unfortunately had not cared for it in the least. It was love at first sight and a next-day marriage at the motor registry.
2002 MINI Cooper (Pure Silver)
Swapped the Midlands transmission for the superb Getrag 6-speed from a 2003 Cooper S. Prior to that it was making an incredible whine that matched the speed of the engine. Turning up the radio only got you so far. What a job!