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  1. Mini R50 maximum wheel sizes?

    General Discussion
    Hi guys, I’ve just bought some lenso bsx 15x 7.5j that I’m going to do a bit of a home refurb to whilst isolating, it has just dawned on me though can my r50 even take a 7.5 as standard? Iv got some 17x7j S rims on currently and they don’t seem to be an issue just wondering if anyone knows if I...
  2. Rain sensing wipers not working

    First Generation Faults & Fixes
    Hi, I have an 06 September reg r50 mini cooper. When I switch the wiper stalk to position 1, I get one flick of the wipers, then nothing and occasionally a wipe but when it does rain they do not wipe anywhere nearly quick enough to be working correctly, can be up to 30 seconds to a minute...
  3. Rain sensing wipers not working

    First Generation Faults & Fixes
    Hi, I have an 06 September reg r50 mini cooper. When I switch the wiper stalk to position 1, I get one flick of the wipers, then nothing and occasionally a wipe but when it does rain they do not wipe anywhere nearly quick enough to be working correctly, can be up to 30 seconds to a minute...
  4. Can anyone reccomend a service garage in East Central London?

    Dealership Feedback
    I have a 2004 mini one R50 with about 45,000 miles on the clock. I live near Tower Bridge in London E1. I have just been quoted £390 to change front disks and pads. This guy knows what he is doing, but too much I think for a car worth perhaps £1500. Internet search shows prices between £160 -...
  5. Mini Cooper R50 - Cutting Out & Not Starting

    First Generation MINI Cooper
    Hi All First post here. I have a 2002 Mini Cooper with 100K on the clock. It recently wouldn’t start after a 20 minute drive, but was ticking over. The RAC diagnosed this as a dead battery so this was replaced with a new one (Halfrauds battery under warranty). The new battery worked for a...
  6. Remapping a Gen 1 2004 R50 HELP NEEDED

    General Discussion
    Hi Folks, Newbie alert! I have recently started a mild modification of an R50, yes I know I should have got a later one but, I only just started to learn about minis. I have done the air intake and fitted a milltek cat back and of course fitted the go faster decals,, she has a set of wolfrace...
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