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R56 Water Pump Recall Information
17 January 2012 - Filed under: Other MINI

Yesterday the BBC reported a worldwide recall for the R56: BMW is recalling 235,000 Mini vehicles worldwide – 29,868 in the UK – because of a fault with an electric water pump. The fault, which could be a fire risk in some cases, is known to affect vehicles, including the Cooper S and John Cooper […]

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JCW Scuttles – eBay
28 July 2010 - Filed under: Other MINI

After a year and a bit of MINI ownership and several shows I’ve accrued quite a selection of unwanted MINI parts. I’m moving house in a couple of months so the time has come to have a belated spring clean and list a few items on eBay. For starters I’ve listed a brand new set […]

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24 July 2010 - Filed under: Other MINI

Visiting my family for the weekend and my Dad had to drop his car into the garage for some rattling trim to be replaced. He was given what at first appeared to be a MINI One which had been hit with an ugly stick… Turns out it’s a MINI One MINIMALIST, MINI’s latest green/tax dodging […]

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MINI Development Story
24 February 2010 - Filed under: Other MINI

Stumbled across a rather interesting article on the development story surrounding the MINI over at Austin Rover Online. Well worth a read. There’s also a well written R56 Cooper road test.

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