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  1. Second Generation MINI Cooper S
    Just wanted to get some opinions on a fault that has developed on my 2009 R56 Cooper S with 140k kms. I've owned it for a year and it has been very reliable but a couple of weeks ago it started to develop a fault, The car starts first touch from cold and idles/drives fine but after its been...
  2. General Discussion
    Well, I was interested in acquiring a sports air filter for my 1.6 R56 gasoline Mini Cooper of the year 2009. I have seen that as standard my Mini has in the area of the air filter a kind of muffler (it is a black box). The thing is that I have been told that this box can be removed and replaced...
  3. MINI Cooper Diesel
    Hi, I have a 2007 cooper D R56 and am wanting to upgrade it a little, both visually and mechanically. I was wondering what is possible to do with the cooper D as oppose to the S/JCW as most mods seem to be around that platform And pretty much any video online is with a JCW so is basically a...
  4. Welcome New Members
    Hello, would just like to Introduce myself, i am Ben and am the owner of a Mini Cooper S R56, 2007 looking to gain more experience within thIs community.
  5. Australia
    I brought a second hand R56 mini cooper that came with the boot cargo nets. However looking at other minis that have this mine is missing the tabs that the top of the triangle net attaches to. I've attached a photo so you can see the missing tab. Any idea on where i can get these and what...
  6. Maintenance & MINI Care
    Hey guys, so recently bought a 2011 Cooper S and I've been battling an odd sound coming from the engine bay. I narrowed it down to either the chain rattling or the drive belt/pulleys rattling/chugging. I've seen some videos of a similar sound that turned out be the drive belt falling apart and...
  7. Second Generation Faults & Fixes
    Hi, I have issue with my mini cooper d 1.6 (2009 y) when i start car first time in the day it wont accelerate enough car gives 30-40% of acceleration and then i stop car to restart it, after starting car again everything is normal and great. just recently changed fuel injectors and cleaned whole...
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