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  1. Wheels, Tyres & Brakes
    Hello, I have a 70 plate Mini Cooper, I hit a track in the road due to road works which was not covered and there were no signs to warn. I was doing about 20 MPH when I hit it, there does not seem to be any damage to my car, but I’m just worried as there was some thud when I drove over it...
  2. General Discussion
    Hi ...what are the best sub-£500 coil overs. Adjustable height? I cant afford race spec bilstein? ...has anyone had experience with V-Maxx or similar. best Mike
  3. General Discussion
    Hi all, I’m in a bit of a pickle with my 2004 R50. I have been changing the springs on all 4 corners and strut mounts on the fronts however on the final corner I snapped the M12 pinch bolt holding the bottom of the shock to the knuckle. The passenger side came out without a hitch using the...
  4. Second Generation MINI Cooper S
    Hey folks! So recently I purchased a set of Godspeed 1" lowering coils for my 2007 MCS to replace the OEM ones. I wanted a better "stance" and maybe improved handling from these, but I am hesitant to even open the box after reading some reviews. PROS: 1. Lower stance, removing the "lost...
  5. Second Generation MINI Suspension
    Hi, I just picked up a Mini Mayfair 2009. lovely little car, but front end dips quite substantially. Hardly any gap between top of front wheel and wheel arch, compared to other similar type Mini's. Driving around London zone 2 very difficult as is occasionally scraping on humps. Any help...
  6. First Generation MINI Suspension
    Hey everyone, Any tips for removing a very corroded - almost rounded - strut bolt on the rear suspension? I've been soaking it in release spray, and torching it a little over the last few days, and trying to work it back and forth both manually and with an impact wrench. I don't want to resort...
  7. General Discussion
    Hi all, I’ve recently bought a 2008 Mini Cooper and have fallen in love! The anti roll bar links and bushing have just been changed however when I drive the car over road bumps or drains for example, the car sidesteps/shimmy’s at the rear which makes me a little nervous, especially ahead of...
  8. Second Generation MINI Cooper
    Hi to everyone. I have my second mini cooper 2010 and this is very different car than first generation. I would like to change exhaust and make suspension a bit stiffer, to make this car a bit more similar to my older Mini. First. At the moment i am thinking to change exhaust, and i know there...
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