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  1. MINI Engine & Drivetrain Tuning
    Hi everyone I hope you can help. I bought my car over a year ago, got MOT done 3 weeks ago and O2 sensor replaced. The next day, heating wasn't working and car made a loud sound and died whilst driving. Took it to garage who said compression has gone in cylinder one, all the other cylinders...
  2. General Discussion
    Hi all, I am new to this forum but after some advice. I have a 2012 Mini One that I have owned for 18 months. No issues for the first 15 months of ownership other than a replacement battery. The car had it's MOT in September 2020 and just needed new brake pads but no other concerns. In...
  3. First Generation MINI Exterior
    I’ve been looking everywhere for the carbon fibre with gold mini stripes bonnet and side stripes for the mini r50/r53. The car needs to be refurbished and this is the one piece I can’t find anywhere
  4. MINI Convertible
    Hi all, Recently joined and first time poster. I recently acquired my first mini (red, R57), well actually my second but that's a long story! Anyway I noticed the levers in the boot are not symmetrical when closed. The passenger side seems to stick out more than the driver side, is this...
  5. MINI Countryman
    Hi there, I am looking at Racechip box to put in my brand new Countryman F60 2020 which I just bought. Anyone has experience to share would be very useful. I wouldn't to an ECU remap as I don't want to be voiding the warranty which is nearly 2 years. Has anyone has this chip in his mini? Grig :):)
  6. General Discussion
    Hi, I am trying to make a modification to my car that involves removing the 12v socket on the dash. I’ve removed the USB & AUX port but have no idea how to remove the 12v socket. It seems well and truly stuck in. Does anyone know how to remove it? I can’t find any tutorials relevant to this car...
  7. Second Generation MINI Cooper
    Long Story Short. I have a 2008 Mini, My Center console is number 51162752899. I bought an aftermarket stereo, which needs a different opening for the stereo. So I also bought the Center Console number 51169206835 (Which fits the new stereo). My current console looks like this The new one also...
  8. MINI Faults & Fixes
    hi, I have a mini one 1.4 2007. Over the past week the red oil light has appeared on the dash after driving for 15 mins and constantly flashes up while idling. I’ve checked oil levels. The engine runs fine and the drive is smooth any ideas? Not an expert here so easy explanations please. Thanks!
  9. Second Generation MINI Cooper S
    I’m looking to buy an r56 in the next few weeks. The owner of the one I’m looking at sent me these codes: A6CF JBE A559 E72C A734 A8AE (fog light) A8AD (light) ECM 302E - zero gear sensor 2E42 2A53 2D52 2DCA 2DCB 2FDC I was wondering if anyone could translate for me...are these anything...
  10. Welcome New Members
    New member here. Owner of a 2005 black mini one d named Louie 😂 hiiiiiii
  11. MINI Faults & Fixes
    Hello everyone! I recently was curious and opened the fuse door located in the passenger footwell. I saw a trail of white dust coming from above down onto the fuses. I realized it was water residue and had a MINI heart attack lol I don’t have a sunroof so it can’t be that. The only 2 things I...
  12. First Generation Faults & Fixes
    Hi all, I know there have been several threads on this before but it seems we've tried everything and hit a dead end. The roof on my 06 R52 Cooper S won't go down - the switches in the boot are pressed and I know the motor works from testing it but the switch does nothing when pressed, not even...
  13. MINI2 Classifieds
    Selling a used set of OEM rims off a mini cooper S. The rims are 17x7 and have a 4x100 bolt pattern. The rims are in good condition with some light curb rashing. All the wheels spin straight and balance well. Asking $600 o.b.o...
  14. MINI2 Classifieds
    Hi all, I have now put my car on autotrader. Any questions don't hesitate to get in touch. Can arrange for viewings after lockdown, but car is ready to go. Kind regards
  15. 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...
  16. 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?
  17. 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
  18. 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...
  19. 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 :)
  20. Mini One 2005

    Mini One 2005