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Best oil to use in a 2009 Mini Cooper Diesel


February 22, 2017, 4:36 pm

Hi, I have found that the older my car has gotten the more I oil I have to put in it. I was wondering what oil people found the best to use as I need this car for another few years before I trade it ... Read more »

Mini Countryman plug-in hybrid out for a snowy stroll


February 7, 2015, 2:20 pm

Really anxious to see what this plug-in has to offer. The Mini has come a long way from a little laugh to one of the hottest little cars on the road. FROM: AB When Mini launched the Countryman in 2... Read more »

Classic Mini Cooper LEGO Set Coming In August


June 12, 2014, 7:56 am

This is the $100 LEGO Mini Cooper set coming out this August. It will have 1,077 pieces (including a picnic basket and baguette) and is suggested for expert builders only. View the attachments for ... Read more »

2009 mini cooper headlight came loose in the assembly. How do I open the a...


April 12, 2014, 2:54 pm

2009 mini cooper headlight came loose in the assembly. How do I open the assembly? I have removed the clips but it seems to be glue sealed.. Read more »

Mini Clubman Concept


February 26, 2014, 9:54 pm

Coming in just over 10 inches longer and 6.5 inches wider than the 2013 Mini Clubman, the new Mini Clubman Concept that you see above is set to debut at the Geneva Motor Show next week. From AB ... Read more »

See ya mini.


November 27, 2013, 2:23 am

Got rid of the 2009 S with 55k miles after spending $2400 in a month replacing a valve cover, getting the valves cleaned (no charge because it was the second time within 8 months), repairing a cool... Read more »

Mini shows how to camp in style


July 27, 2013, 10:23 am

From AB The Getaway Cars: MINI unveils three new overnight solutions for the weekend warrior. 19.07.2013 The trio each reflect different aspects of the rise in popularity of camping and festivals, cr... Read more »

Mini puts Goodwood edition on display at Harrods


April 20, 2012, 6:59 pm

From AB MINI Inspired BY GOODWOOD LIMITED EDITION AT WORLD'S MOST FAMOUS STORE The MINI Inspired by Goodwood is the most ambitious and luxurious special edition model the brand has ever launched. To ... Read more »

Happy 10 year anniversary, Mini


March 24, 2012, 5:47 am

From AB MINI USA CELEBRATES 10 YEARS OF SUCCESS March 22, 2012 Marks the Brand's 10th Anniversary Milestone in the U.S. Market San Francisco – March 21, 2012... Since its 2002 introduction, MINI USA ... Read more »

PICS: Here comes the NEW Mini Coupe


September 5, 2011, 8:04 pm

From MINI MINI Coupé: world premiere for a more focused go-kart feeling. Two years ago a concept car previewing a two-seater Coupé from the MINI brand turned heads aplenty at the Frankfurt Motor Show... Read more »

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The best rated discussions

New Mini Diesel very stiff reverse gear

rating: 4

Hi everyone, I am posting this for a friend who has just picked up a new mini diesel. He has found that getting reverse gear is very very hard indeed and being an engineer he has measured the forc... Read more »

maintainance of a mini cooper

rating: 5

Kinda curious what people's experience are with maintance for your mini (cooper or cooper S). How much do you pay for yearly maintance for the car ? I know the first 3 years of a new mini, the deal... Read more »

Condensation in rear light?

rating: 4

My2002 MINI Cooper has condensation in the rear light cluster, what is the best way to get to this, and to cure it? -- Nigel M Read more »

Premium fuel required?

rating: 5

Is it really necessary to burn premium fuel in either the MC or the MCS? Anyone with any experience on this? Seems over kill to use premium on a 4 cylinder 163 hp motor, even with a super charger. ... Read more »

Mini Cooper S Headlight Adjustment

rating: 4.12
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Hi All, Please can anyone point me in the direction of some article/Offer advice on how to adjust the self leveler on an 03 cooper s with xenon headlights. The lights auto level far too low in fro... Read more »

What is the life span of a mini?

rating: 4

I have a 2004 S. I would like to know the type of milage I could expect from this engine given regular car maintenance including oil changes. Read more »

OEM Mini Radio CD player

rating: 5

I took my '03 Mini to the dealer with a skipping-CD issue. They replaced the entire unit with an '05 Radio Boost. It plays MP3s and has a lot of other features that I can't figure out. It has 3 radio... Read more »

2005 Mini Cooper Convertible Top won't close

rating: 5

I have a 2005 Mini Cooper Convertible. Top was down. When the top was raised, it stopped after pushing the roof frame forward to the windshield frame. Then it stopped, and the red light started flash... Read more »

First Gear Acceleration Hiccup?

rating: 4

Hi Folks, I have a 2003 Cooper S with less that 1500 miles on. Recently, I've noticed that it has a bit of a hiccup when accelerating in first gear. Not sure if it's because I'm not used to the clu... Read more »

Sunroof rattle?

rating: 4

I'm taking my 2003 MC in for a 25K servicing next week. I intend to report at rattle. As with all rattles it's a bit hard to pin it down but when I open the sunroof it goes away. I think it's the ... Read more »

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