Archive for May, 2013

  • Racing Your R53 MINI Cooper? You Need a Rear Chassis Brace!

    The late model R53 MINI Cooper is a very popular car.  Its size and weight make it an ideal candidate to go racing with.  Although the MINI Cooper is already a very capable machine, the factory originally designed the MINI to appeal to the broadest range of customers possible and in doing so left open a window to improve the [...]
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  • Invest in a 180 Degree Thermostat For Your Mini Cooper And Reap The Benefits Of A Cooler Running Motor

    As a MINI Copper owner, you are probably well aware of the under hood heat issues associated with your car. In many extreme cases, the excessive heat can actually warp the hood up to a 1/8th inch or more, not to mention the negative effects the heat has on your engines performance. There is a quick, easy and inexpensive way [...]
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  • The Importance of A Rear Wing For the MINI Cooper

    The modern MINI Cooper is a fantastic handling car. It’s lite weight and compact and comes equipped with a very capable suspension. That said, there is still room for improvement. Under extreme lateral maneuvers, the rear end of the MINI can lose traction and start sliding. The best way to fix this problem is to add grip to the rear [...]
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  • Increase the Power In Your Supercharged MINI With A Pulley Upgrade

    If you’re one of the lucky ones that own a supercharged 2002 – 2006 MINI Cooper you know the joys of driving a small car with lots of power. But like most gear heads, you are never satisfied with the factory horse power rating. If you’re looking for an inexpensive and easy-to-install solution for more power, we have a recommendation [...]
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  • Why Your MINI Cooper Needs A Strut Tower Brace

    The modern MINI Cooper is a wonderful car. MINI is owned by BMW and the BMW build quality is evident throughout the car. That said the car is not perfect.  One weak area involves problems with the strut towers. It is well documented that the modern MINI’s have a problem with the strut towers, especially on cars with low aspect [...]
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