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  1. General Discussion
    Thought I'd share my experience of DIY key repair and adding a spare key. My R53 came with one key with the common broken rubber and it didn't remote lock/unlock. 1. I bought a cheap replacement fob off ebay. Quality was OK for price and swapping the transponder chip and remote board over was...
  2. General Discussion
    Hi all, I have an r56 Cooper s with standard brake set up (not JCW) - both the discs and pads are due a change, so I wondered if anyone had any recommendations for an upgrade rather than just replacing them like for like? Might just go for the straight swap unless any of you have upgraded and...
  3. Second Generation Faults & Fixes
    My thermostat housing has failed on my 2012 Coupe S (R58) and need to replace asap since it's my daily. The only part I can find with quick delivery is the housing with the straight temperature sensor (i.e. Mini Cooper Thermostat Housing Oem Gen2 R55-r61 Non-s To 02/2013 S To 2010) instead of...
  4. Second Generation MINI Tuning
    Hi guys, picked up my clubman cooper s today it’s automatic so was wondering what the maximum BHP that I can tune it to is, without blowing the gearbox. Im guessing in and around the 230/240 mark? when I put the reg into remap kings it says it would take it up to 260 which a: I doubt is true...
  5. First Generation MINI Exterior
    Hi all, I am currently trying to remove an exterior boot handle trim on a 2003 Cooper S R53. I have gotten the screws out but i have come across a wire that doesn't appear to have a release mechanism and i can't find any videos online for this and i don't want to accidentally break it. can...
  6. MINI2 Classifieds
    2011 R56 Mini Cooper S in Black. Facelift model with N18 engine and black interior trim. A/C, aux/USB/telephone connection, interior accent lights, cruise control, sport mode, 2 keys. Well looked after and serviced, washed, and waxed regularly. Light modifications include: John Cooper Works...
  7. Second Generation Faults & Fixes
    Hi everyone, hope were all okay 😊 Just picked up a used Mini cooper s r56 2007. Absolutely loving the car so far. Buying it used I expected some issues. There was the apparently common crossover pipe coolant leak, fixed that. An oil leak from the oil cooler housing which is one of my next jobs...
  8. MINI2 Classifieds
    Beautiful Pepper White with black newly refurbished alloys Cooper S Convertible for sale in excellent condition for the year. Everything works as expected, the car has been looked after to a very high standard and was purchased in 2019 from a specialist Mini dealer, and immediately had a new...
  9. Second Generation MINI Cooper S
    Just bought 2007 Cooper S. 95,000 Miles. Planned on taking it to get a full service as soon as garages open but bank holiday weekend so went for a drive. It was a blazing hot day and I got stuck in ridiculous traffic. I sat for an hour not moving. I was worried car might overheat. My first...
  10. MINI2 Classifieds
    Hello My Mini has now sold. Thanks for looking - Mods - Feel free to delete this thread as i cannot seem to.
  11. MINI Faults & Fixes
    Hi there, Anyone knows what’s the cause of the knocking rattle sound? Link provided here : —> - Thanks in advance!
  12. Wheels, Tyres & Brakes
    I’m new around here so first of all Hi :) I’ve got an R53 2005 Cooper S and currently have some R95 18 inch wheels which came with the car from last owner who I must presume has hit just about every kerb in the UK !! I’m looking for some new mini R112 JCW 17 inch rims in black but after doing...
  13. Second Generation MINI Exterior
    Hi new to this forum, have a 2008 cooper s but looking for a jcw kit for it, anyone have any parts for sale for a reasonable price , too many people on groups charging silly prices for kits , thanks.
  14. Delivery, Shipping & Order Tracking
    Hi, I have recently bought a 2010 Mini One and i want to make it look generally a bit nicer in terms of the exterior and I was thinking of possibly putting a cooper s style bumper/bonnet on it. Is this actually possible to do? And would the parts fit?
  15. General Discussion
    Hi What are those plastic vents called just under the wind shield on a (I think its a 02 moddel) thx:)
  16. MINI Faults & Fixes
    I have only owned my 2007 Cooper S R56 for one month, and it seems to be leaking oil on my driveway. The car passed its MOT the day before I bought it, all legit, with no mention of an oil leak. It's got 53k miles on the clock and everything else seems in good order. I can't acertain exactly...
  17. General Discussion
    Hello! I have a 69 plate Mini Cooper S which has obviously been restricted in terms of sound! Does anyone have any ideas on what I can do to bring back the p I have got to be careful with what I do as the car is under warranty. thanks!
  18. General Discussion
    Here is the ultimate list for the Best Mods for the 2nd Gen MINI MINI 2nd Gen Tuning Guide: The Best Mods For The R56 MINI - JCW Adventures
  19. General Discussion
    Hello all- new to the forum as just about to buy a cooper s 2007. I know these are not great audio quality but could use your valued experience to understand if you can hear a timing belt issue with this engine. I will have to travel to view so wanted to get an idea thanks in advance
  20. MINI2 Classifieds
    I understand it is a difficult time at the moment, but I thought I would post on here before I advertise on Autotrader in a few weeks. Car is in immaculate condition, I hope I have included everything below, but any questions at all please do not hesitate to contact me. Thanks in advance. 6...
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