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Forum: The Garage 05-09-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 261
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Posted By tweedbean
Did you change the springs on yours as they don't...

Did you change the springs on yours as they don't seem to offer equal ones front and back?
Forum: The Garage 05-09-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,520
Posted By tweedbean
Looking here:...

Looking here: http://www.bc-racing.co.uk/applications/mini-coilovers-bmw/bmw-mini-r56-r55-inc-clubman-07.html

Do you have the MA or RH Version?

The MA are 7/6Kg/mm Inverted BMW Mini 07+ R56...
Forum: The Garage 05-08-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 261
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Posted By tweedbean
Thanks for the response, is this 0n the lowest...

Thanks for the response, is this 0n the lowest setting? They look more than low enough for me here:

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6050/6274112779_f4d329203d_b.jpg

Do you know what version...
Forum: The Garage 05-08-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 18,520
Posted By tweedbean
Is this car still on bc's?

Is this car still on bc's?
Forum: Cornering 05-08-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,025
Posted By tweedbean
Does anyone run these on the R56 with 17"...

Does anyone run these on the R56 with 17" wheels?
Forum: Cornering 02-11-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,025
Posted By tweedbean
Just wondered how low you can go on BC's with the...

Just wondered how low you can go on BC's with the supplied springs?
Forum: The Lineup 07-09-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 1,836
Views: 174,143
Posted By tweedbean
Spoiler looks ace!!!

Spoiler looks ace!!!
Forum: The Garage 10-09-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,307
Posted By tweedbean
Thanks Wake :) Felt like making some changes...

Thanks Wake :)

Felt like making some changes under the bonnet as I think it started to look a bit boring under there, not that anyone gets to see it. So the first additions was the M7 air...
Forum: The Garage 10-03-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,307
Posted By tweedbean
Wow what a day, after the success of fitting the...

Wow what a day, after the success of fitting the thumper head I was looking forward to the remap today at P-Torque, however things didnt go to plan as the car decided to play up :( After arrival,...
Forum: The Garage 10-02-2011, 10:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,307
Posted By tweedbean
Time for a bit more power :) So today we we...

Time for a bit more power :)

So today we we fitted the TPR1 Thumper performance head, while we are in there we changed all the gaskets, a coolant change, an oil change, new spark plugs, new bolts...
Forum: The Garage 09-18-2011, 10:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,307
Posted By tweedbean
Another update, after a disaster yesterday, a...

Another update, after a disaster yesterday, a bolt sticking out of the unit door caught my rear driver side wheel and tyre. So we took an angle grinder to it, no more bolt :)

Emergency tyre...
Forum: The Lineup 09-15-2011, 01:07 PM
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Views: 174,143
Posted By tweedbean
Did your fit the TPR1 in the end? Just wondered...

Did your fit the TPR1 in the end? Just wondered what sort of gains you saw?
Forum: The Garage 09-15-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 10,927
Posted By tweedbean
Look forward to seeing your car with all that...

Look forward to seeing your car with all that stuff on it.



Were did you manage to get a spoiler from in the end?
Forum: The Garage 09-12-2011, 01:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,307
Posted By tweedbean
Been busy again this weekend. Latest...

Been busy again this weekend.

Latest performance mod, a DaveF airbox, doesnt look much but works and sounds amazing. Finally got rid of the M7 CAI as once the engine got hot, the metal surround...
Forum: The Garage 08-25-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,307
Posted By tweedbean
Picked this up tonight, a GTT rear strut brace,...

Picked this up tonight, a GTT rear strut brace, to go on this weekend. Think it should go matt/satin black to match the interior as theres no chrome on my car now.
...
Forum: The Garage 08-22-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,307
Posted By tweedbean
Nope brembo brakes to go black, as with the caps...

Nope brembo brakes to go black, as with the caps and spoiler. Leaving it so if I get bored I can easily change it again rather than having to get everything repainted like I did with the orange.
Forum: The Garage 08-22-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,307
Posted By tweedbean
Project Lila After a year of the cars...

Project Lila

After a year of the cars previous incarnation, I planned to sell up and get something with no roof and two seats. However last minute I decided I cant get rid of the S, so it was...
Forum: The Garage 07-29-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,307
Posted By tweedbean
I couldnt wait so went on the hunt and found a...

I couldnt wait so went on the hunt and found a copy in my local WH Smiths. Cant believe is a 6 page article in this months Modern MINI magazine. So chuffed, a big plug for Orranje Performance...
Forum: The Garage 06-05-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,307
Posted By tweedbean
Meister's are fitted. My car is now low and l...

Meister's are fitted. My car is now low and l love it.

I fitted them a few weeks ago, however I was testing some different springs for Jerrick on the rear coilover and that didnt go to plan. ...
Forum: The Garage 05-27-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 31,211
Posted By tweedbean
Ryan, how are you finding the switch from R53 to...

Ryan, how are you finding the switch from R53 to R56? Im planning to do the same in the next few months.
Forum: The Garage 05-11-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,307
Posted By tweedbean
Quick shot that someone took at Himley of my...

Quick shot that someone took at Himley of my interior, really impressed now with the way it looks. No comments on the harnesses, as they are currently in for show until I get them mounted safely...
Forum: The Garage 05-05-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,307
Posted By tweedbean
Got home today to find these: ...

Got home today to find these:

http://a3.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/230100_10150167997088372_518313371_7070685_3753774_n.jpg

At first I was:
...
Forum: The Garage 05-02-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,307
Posted By tweedbean
Having had a big shake up in my life over the...

Having had a big shake up in my life over the last few weeks, I have been spending as much time as possible working on the car to keep my mind busy. Which has meant I could finally get my interior...
Forum: The Garage 05-02-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,307
Posted By tweedbean
March 2011 Orranje brake ducts: ...

March 2011

Orranje brake ducts:

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5298/5540848091_56afa3c4db_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/tweedbean/5540848091/)
P1010451...
Forum: The Garage 05-02-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 12,307
Posted By tweedbean
After my first mod, a minimania CAI, I couldnt...

After my first mod, a minimania CAI, I couldnt stop, by early 2010, the car looked like this with its Red GP intercooler, minimania CAI, OMP strut braces, lots of chrome and new stripes:
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