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  1. B38 JB4 vs Dinantronics Elite/Sport

    Third Generation MINI Cooper
    Hello, I have just purchased a '15 F56 1.5T 3 cyl with a manual trasmission. Looking to add more power I came across this 2 options: Burger Motorsports JB4 and Dinan's dinantronics elite. I really don't know which is a better option. Also it's important to have into consideration that in the...
  2. 1 to 2+ revs when in neutral

    Second Generation MINI Cooper
    Hi , , My 2016 Mini Cooper is revving whilst in neutral, have turned off air con etc and it still does it,... anyone else had this?
  3. Mini Cooper 1.6 best replacement turbocharger?

    MINI Cooper Diesel
    So i am a recent mini afficionatto and i am looking to push my Mini to the best performance i can get out of it, sadly I am also a begginer in mechanics and am really fearfull of ruining the car completly, so i ask you fellow Mini Men the question, witch is the best aftermarket turbo for a...
  4. Mini Cooper 1.6 best replacement turbocharger?

    MINI Cooper Diesel
    So i am a recent mini afficionatto and i am looking to push my Mini to the best performance i can get out of it, sadly I am also a begginer in mechanics and am really fearfull of ruining the car completly, so i ask you fellow Mini Men the question, witch is the best aftermarket turbo for a...
  5. 2004 Cooper Acceleration Problem

    First Generation MINI Cooper
    Hi guys, I’ve got an 04 Cooper with a slight issue, if you floor it from cruising the revs will climb as usual until about 3200 rpm hold there for a couple of seconds and then carry on climbing as usual. Any idea why this is happening? Thanks
  6. Missing ambient temperature sensor

    MINI Faults & Fixes
    My daughters mini (2011 R56 cooper) has been reading -40 outside air temperature, we are not sure when it started, it might have been there since she bought it. Anyway she got a replacement and brought it round to me so I could help her. Got the bumber off but where the sensor should be at the...
  7. Fog Light Trim Help!

    MINI Exterior
    Hey guys, I have just recently bought a 2006 Mini Cooper Park Lane, on Monday someone has hit me and driven off! In doing so they’ve knocked my passenger side fog light trim off, so I’ve ordered a new one which has come today. To me it just looks like it should push/clip in, but it seems very...
  8. Cooper Convertible Harmon Kardon HELP

    MINI Convertible
    Hi, I brought a 2004 Cooper Convertible last year, it has had a pioneer stereo in it, it’s been working fine, until last week it has been making a horrific cracking noise, and now has no sound at all. I went to Halfords today who told ms to buy a new pioneer stereo, I’ve done that and still...
  9. My MINI resurrection

    Welcome New Members
    Just saying hello again after 8 years... 👋 This will be my 4th MINI, after selling my BMW 435i to pick up a F56 Cooper 5dr this weekend and very much looking forward to it. I have a few mods planned and looking to share pictures with you all soon :)
  10. Mini Cooper 2003 "Spares or repair" - For sale - £500

    MINI2 Classifieds
    Hi all After owning for 4 years regrettably have to sell my Mini. We're based near Taunton, Somerset. Reason for sale: Family growing so needed a larger car. Note: Selling as "spares or repair" as failed mot on control arm bushes (need replacing) Good winter project for a mechanically minded...
  11. New Blog - JCW ADVENTURES - Celebrating MINI'S 60th Birthday with MINI UK

    General Discussion
    New Blog - JCW ADVENTURES - Celebrating MINI'S 60th Birthday with MINI UK JCW ADVENTURES - Click here to read the blog post
  12. 2002 Mini Cooper base R50 - NYC

    MINI2 Classifieds
    Open to offers. Would consider a trade for a motor bike. I’m based in NYC. Car is very rarely used. Had it since 2005. Garaged in NJ now as I’m traveling a lot. It Runs. Had a lot of suspension work done a couple years ago. Top strut mounts, bilstein shocks, ball joints etc... feels pretty good...
  13. Crankshaft pulley disaster

    Second Generation MINI Cooper
    Hi all, I replaced the engine in my 2007 r56 about 3 months ago - all seemed well until yesterday. The friction wheel that drives the water pump from the belt has failed. When I say failed, I mean it snapped off. This in turn jammed the crankshaft pulley, sheering it from its mount on the...
  14. Mini Cooper R50 Rear Parking System - single beep tone all the time

    MINI Faults & Fixes
    Hi, I've just bought an R50 1.6i Cooper and when I select reverse, the reverse parking system gives a single tone regardless of what is at the rear of my mini. Clearly this is a fault, and I'm interested in what fault finding I can do to isolate what the problem might be. As newbie to the forum...
  15. Help buying a Mini

    General Discussion
    hello people! my partner really would like a mini and im looking to find her a nice one with in a certain budget. i dont know much about minis which isnt much help for me or you. we are looking at minis that have a sat nav in the middle console but the speedo infront of the steering wheel not...
  16. Mini Cooper (non S) engine knocking noise

    Second Generation Faults & Fixes
    My car (Mini Cooper 2008) is making a loud knocking noise at idle. The noise is not present when the engine is cold, but starts after a few minutes driving. Here is a video of the noise: The car has only driven 47 000 miles, works well and uses normal amounts of oil. The previous owner told...
  17. ‘Ello! =o)

    Welcome New Members
    Just a quick introduction to say Hi. I’ve been having a good mooch around the site for a couple of days as I’m looking at buying my first Mini. 👍😃 I’ve always wanted one but never been able to justify it until now. I’m going for a diesel Cooper as the fuel economy seems excellent and I only...
  18. Mini Alloys + tyres x4, Model: Flame, Part Number: 36116775685

    MINI2 Classifieds
    COLLECTION ONLY (BL5) Images of actual item for sale taken by mysel (except shot on white mini). NEW PICS ADDED BELOW. I HAVE SOME MORE I CAN EMAIL YOU OF THE TYRES BUT IT WONT LET ME PUT ANY MORE ON HERE ?? MESSAGE ME BELOW. 17 inch Mini Alloys and Tyres. £240 Full set of 4 with tyres from...
  19. Error Code P0036 Mini Cooper R56

    Second Generation MINI Cooper
    Hi, Recently completed a cylinder head change on my 2008 Mini cooper. Currently the car drives perfect as if like a new car however when its sat idling its very choppy and rough. It doesn't stall or get to the point where its about to stall it just shakes the whole car and clearly something...
  20. R56 2008 Cooper Non s Oil Leak HELP!

    Second Generation MINI Cooper
    So i've had my 2008 Cooper for some time now and ive ran into an issue when trying to fix an oil leak. About 6 months ago i gave my brother the car to use for about a week or so and during that time it had a huge coolant leak and after a long journey in that week the engine basically blew up...
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