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  1. 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 -...
  2. MCS R60 engine overheating

    Second Generation Faults & Fixes
    I’ve got a stock ‘14 MCS R60 and on a 20-mile trip to a friends’ place I noticed the smell of ever so slightly burnt oil after a vigorous motorway run. I was cruising so I opened the windows, put heating on max and switched off aircon to cool it down. No warning light, no smoke, just the smell...
  3. MINI TORONTO WORST EXPERIENCE

    Dealership Feedback
    ATTN: ANYONE THINKING OF GETTING A MINI I need to get this out to anyone thinking of getting a Mini. I am so disappointed. Please read and feel free to message me personally if you have had similar experiences. My specific experiences have happened at the downtown Toronto Mini dealership...
  4. Hello - be nice to the newbie

    Welcome New Members
    Hi everyone - I've just joined and this is my first post. I bought a Mini One about 6-7 months ago. I bought it because i needed a car that i can teach my fiance to drive in. I am not a massive car person (as will be demonstrated over time as i ask more questions.) but i have a soft spot for...
  5. Flat spot after service

    MINI Cooper Diesel
    My car was running perfectly then when I got it back from the service it seems to have a slight flat spot. First thing in the morning is the worse. When I start my car and stay stationary for a few minutes I get a dip on my RPM needle (every 10-15 seconds). Its a slight stutter in the engine as...
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