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lotoole3

M –38
New York, New York
United States

 
 

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martz3d
Jul 3, 2008 at 11:06 pm
Very nice Mini. Trophy from me...
 
 
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OptimusPrime
Sep 27, 2006 at 2:25 pm
Nice to see another MINI on here.
Nicely modded unlike my bone stock MC biggrin image

Nice job!
 
 
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Bucketboss
Aug 7, 2006 at 1:15 pm
Nice "S". Had one, 2002 Dk Grey S. Hated the runflats. Needed more power. Looks like you addresses that stuff.
What were the DYNO figs.
 
 

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2005 MINI Cooper S (MCS)

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Photo of a 2005 MINI Cooper S (MCS)

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About

My second MINI Cooper S, bought after my first (a 2002, also in my Motortopia garage) was totalled by a flash flood. My original color choice, but black was not available as an S body color the first year it was introduced (and is now also no longer available). This car is getting the mods I was unable to perform on the first MINI, most notably the pullies, suspension and wheels.

Click the links above to see the mods I've done. More info/pics can be found about this car and its modifications here:

http://www.la...ini/mini.html

Specs

- 1.6L supercharged inline 4

Factory Options

- Jet black with black roof
- Black leatherette seats
- Black OEM floormats
- DSC
- Harmon Kardon stereo package
- Front/Rear foglight package (early 05 build, no rear)
- Panoramic sunroof
- 16" X-lites, all-season runflats

Mods

PERFORMANCE MODS
- Helix Minisports 17% reduction supercharger pulley
- JCW intake with blanking plate removed
- Madness dual cone velocity stack high flow filter
- JCW software flash
- ALTA lightweight crank pulley
- Engine torque damper
- Helix Minisports short shifter
- One-ball exhaust mod, remaining canister painted black
- M7 bypass valve
- Underhood tape mod

SUSPENSION MODS
- Continental SportContact 2s
- 17" diamond black BBS RG-Rs
- ALTA springs (lowered car .95" front and .75" rear)
- RDR 3-way adjustable rear swaybar

EXTERIOR MODS
- Factory black Aero Package front grilles
- Factory black Cooper side vents with white S sidemarkers
- Cobalt aluminum skidplate
- Inovenda Carantenna ultra-stubby black aluminum antenna
- InvincaShield clear bra on front and rear bumper, bonnet, lamps, fogs
- Silver bulbs in indicators (no more fried egg look!)
- Debagded boot
- Beltline trim dechromed
- Black PA DARE license plate (discontinued)

INTERIOR MODS
- Factory AUX-IN port to 2nd gen 20GB iPod or 512k iPod Shuffle
- Johnny Ogi leather doorpull covers
- Rear seat delete (sometimes)
- Ian Cull auto-up windows/track DSC module
- Debadged visors
- Stealth EZpass install
- Stealth radar detector install
- Autobahn mirror
- Moss MINI glovebox organizer
- Factory boot mat
- Factory boot cargo net
- Red PANIC button in blank toggle switch

PLANNED MODS
- M7 stressbar w/plates
- Real rear seat delete
- Schroth harnesses
- Oil catch can
- Another stubby antenna

MAYBE MODS
- Intercooler sprayer
- Palo Uber scoop
- Smoked sidemarkers
- Tinted tail lenses
- Tinted arch reflectors
- Amber fogs
- Headlight trim rings dechromed
- Marque badging dechromed or removed

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Motortopia Feature

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My MCS was featured on Motortopia's Cars homepage in September 2006: Motortopia member lotoole3 is the owner of this awesome 2005 MINI Cooper S. This is actually his second...

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MINI Takes The States

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Just got back from the last leg of the MINI Takes The States cross-country rally, which terminated at the Rolex Vintage Festival at Lime Rock Park earlier today. We had the...

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DYNO RESULTS - 9/18/05

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Helix Minisports and PhillyMINI held a member dyno day in September of 2005, with 3 runs on their in-house Mustang Dyno (uncorrected wheel HP) for a reduced rate. I hadn't had...

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