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Petition to bring the MINI Cooper Diesel to the USA
Hey folks, I started an online petition to let BMW know how badly we want the MINI Cooper Diesel in the US. (53mpg!) Please sign it to show your support. Every week I send this URL to MINI USA...
13 years ago 1
 
"The Italain Job" Drive in Movie in Basingstoke, Hants
Anyone interested in seeing a drive in movie of The Italian Job (the orginal Michael Kane version!) It's in Basingstoke on the 30th September (at Basingstoke College of Technology) 8:30pm the film...
14 years ago 7
 
brake master cylinder
hello again, having looked at the master cylinder it requires replaceing: it is a 1981 mini pickup with drums all round, with a BLACK plastic identification band on it (type 2 tandem) The only...
14 years ago 6
 
Sportspack arches - geniune or non-genuine?
Has anyone got any experience or comments to make about fitting non-genuine sportspack arches? They're obviously a lot cheaper than proper Rover ones, but if they're going to be a nightmare to fit...
15 years ago 3
 
94 SPi - running a bit rich
What's the most popular sensor to fail which would cause the ECU to run the engine at about 500rpm with the odd whiff of black smoke and lots of unburnt petrol out of the exhaust? erik. Normally this...
15 years ago 4
 
The Mini Story 1964 By Laurence Pomeroy
Hi, I'm clearing out a load of Mini stuff including this fantastic little first edition book covering the birth of the Mini. If you fancy nabbing a bit of history, I've put the book up for auction on...
15 years ago
 
Re: Mini Clubman Dash voard repair
hi You could invite an english mini fan to the Canary Islands and as payment for staying with you ask him to bring you some mini parts :-) fragged
15 years ago
 
Mini tools
I'm after the tool to pull out (and insert) the clutch side crankshaft oil seal. Part number 18G 1068B I've gone through all the usual mini sites and googled like **** but can't find a stockist...
15 years ago 16
 
P0073 Ambient Temp Sensor
Based on other postings I 'm not sure if this really is a newsgroup about Mini automobiles. Anyway have a 2001 model with a faulty temp sensor, I think. It gives readings of exactly the same temp of...
12 years ago 1
 
Engine numbers
Sorry to post a question that has been asked a million times, but I have just come into possession of an abandonned '73 Leyland Mini panel van with a motor in the back (not rear engined, just a motor...
14 years ago 3
 
classic mini cluth
Hi , Im from Sri Lanka. im driving classic 1000cc carb manual mini for 2 years now. I went through a surgery few months back so because of that its hard for me to use the clutch but i dont want to get...
4 years ago
 
subframe tower bolt sizes?
anyone out there know the size of these. going to fit adjusta rides and spax soon, and i have nothing larger than an inch. just need the size so i can buy one socket. it is a LATE 2000 cooper...
14 years ago 5
 
Mini Cooper SPI timing
I have a Cooper SPI mini and the distributor body has been moved. Until now, I've always had carb minis that I could set the timing manually. Can anyone please tell me how I check/alter the timing on...
14 years ago 5
 
Head question,
Can any one identify this cylinder head please, 12G202 I came across it in a shed, with a full set of valves, and double valve springs, its been ported and polished, will it fit on a 1000cc engine,...
15 years ago 20
 
Syntetic oil for a classic mini?
Does anyone have any thought on whether syntheic should be use in the A series engine? Any recommendations? Andy Lytham st. Annes UK no, unless you want a new gearbox, it will not cope with the...
15 years ago 18
 
Best oil for a 1275 auto mini
I have just finished putting a 1275 Vanden Plas Auto in a 998 auto mini. My first dealings with mini/metro auto engine and boxes. Whats the best oil to use in these 1275 auto's. Also what NGK plugs...
15 years ago 3
 
2005 Mini Cooper Convertible Top won't close
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...
14 years ago 21
 
Indicators don't work - can anyone help?!
My boyfriend owns a rover mini city (1990). Basically the indicators don't work. The hazard lights DO work and so does everything else. Would anybody know why the indicators are not working? My dad...
14 years ago 8
 
Help to Identify Wires on Mini Wiper Motor
Extract from my website regarding fitting a BL Mini Wiper motor to a Ford Escort based loom: Wipers Assuming you are using a BL wiper motor, you have the problem that the wire colours are different to...
14 years ago 8
 
misfire on '97 mpi
Hey group, hope you all had a good Christmas! I want to pick your collective brains if possible. My '97 1.3mpi has developed a misfire, but it seems a bit when its cold, or damp it is quite bad, other...
15 years ago 13