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Lets see all your pictures of your R56 non-S mods

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Old 02-03-2010, 05:38 AM
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Lets see all your pictures of your R56 non-S mods

Hey just wanted to start a new Thread for all us non-s owners to show off their rides and their mods.
 
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Old 02-03-2010, 06:15 AM
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jcw strut brace-shift ****-stripes-17in.crown spokes-jcw grill-arm rest. more on the way!!!
 
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Ahhhh chubv!! Best looking non-S I've ever seen. Those are my favorite wheels, plus I've never seen a PW just a cooper with the JCW kit. Awesome!!!
 
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Old 02-03-2010, 12:42 PM
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PS- Can you tell me how/what parts you used for the Mazda antenna? I've been wanting to do it but don't know exactly how. Thanks.
 
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Old 02-03-2010, 01:19 PM
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Originally Posted by drewstermalloy View Post
Ahhhh chubv!! Best looking non-S I've ever seen. Those are my favorite wheels, plus I've never seen a PW just a cooper with the JCW kit. Awesome!!!
Thanks but it's not finished yet

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PS- Can you tell me how/what parts you used for the Mazda antenna? I've been wanting to do it but don't know exactly how. Thanks.
I only bought the antenna itself. Fits without problems. But maybe that differs between european and US MINIs.
Lets see all your pictures of your R56 non-S mods-mini-little-chubv-0005.jpg

In europe it is normally mounted f.e. on the Mazda3 MPS. Sould be Mazdaspeed3 in US.
Easiest way should be to ask a Mazda dealer if you can try one if it fits on your MINI
 
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Old 02-03-2010, 04:03 PM
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I'll have to check, but I think the antenna base is bigger on my car than it is in the picture you attached. If I end up keeping my car for a while I might just shave the antenna all together.
 
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Old 02-08-2010, 10:58 AM
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Mods:
  • MINI Driving Lights
  • MINI Mudflaps
  • M7 Strut Re-Inforcement Plates
  • 16" MB Wheels Mesh X rims.
  • JCW Black Mesh Grille.
  • Grille Badge Holder.
  • Black Jack Grille Badge.
  • Hella Yellow Star Driving Light Bulbs.
  • OutMotoring Black Tinted Side Marker Lens.
  • OutMotoring Black Side Reflector Tint.
 
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Looks great cant wait to get my Rims and coil overs on!
 
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Two more pics of the interior



 
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Some really nice Coopers in here. We should definitely keep this thread going!

So, here's my near-stock contribution:

JCW Grill and Build-a-Badge

 
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Chubv what kind of seats are those?
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Two more pics of the interior



 
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Chubv what kind of seats are those?
I'm fairly certain those are the Recaros available on Euro JCW's.
 
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Old 02-09-2010, 09:20 PM
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My first mod was a custom open cone intake. Really Improves the engine note.Now have custom Magnaflow exhaust also (no sound clips yet).

28% tint on front sides, 10% rear

Blacked out parts:
Joey mod, Headlight Rings, Taillight Rings, Boot Handle, JCW Grill, Side Reflector Tint, Side Turn Signals, Boot Handle, "Cooper-S" Gas Cap

 
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So many people go for the blacked out look, I kind of want to see more chromed bling, as that's my current attraction. I wonder how the chrome mirror caps look on a PW/B Justa. If I had the budget, I'd go chrome everything. I'm probably compensating for 16 years of low to no chrome cars. :D
 
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Old 02-09-2010, 10:30 PM
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Well, to each his own...
For me I love "contrast". For my PW, that means black; for other colors... it could mean chrome.

Something interesting I have observed... While "everybody" seems to be going blacked out on NAM... most MINI's I see in person are stock or chromed out.
 
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Oh yeah, don't get me wrong, I dig the blacked out look and I'm taking notes for my wife's black with black and more black clubman, but I'm feeling a distinct chrome shortage in my life.

And on reflection, that might be why I want to see more chrome - she has the better blackout subject, so I want to go the entirely opposite direction.

It does seem like MINI is putting more stock chrome on the car - I don't think I specifically had any added to mine (base lot model but IIRC the big addons were the sunroof and cold weather package), and I notice a lot more chrome on it compared to earlier models.
 

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It would seem that the two of us are following the same wants with mods, I just finished my custom MagnaFlow exhaust. any pic of it yet? mine are at the top. and heres my sound check on it.
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My first mod was a custom open cone intake. Really Improves the engine note.Now have custom Magnaflow exhaust also (no sound clips yet).

28% tint on front sides, 10% rear

Blacked out parts:
Joey mod, Headlight Rings, Taillight Rings, Boot Handle, JCW Grill, Side Reflector Tint, Side Turn Signals, Boot Handle, "Cooper-S" Gas Cap

 
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where did you get the black out boot handle? I've been trying to find it. It's the only thing I have left to black out and I cant seem to find it any where!
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Well, to each his own...
For me I love "contrast". For my PW, that means black; for other colors... it could mean chrome.

Something interesting I have observed... While "everybody" seems to be going blacked out on NAM... most MINI's I see in person are stock or chromed out.
 
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Plastidip/vinyl it.
 
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Originally Posted by Blainestang View Post
..those are the Recaros available on Euro JCW's.
 
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Thanks Chubv and Blainestang, Im going to have to go to one of the dealerships out here in Spain and order them. They look really SWEET!
 
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Old 02-12-2010, 12:59 PM
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Originally Posted by tmo8462 View Post
They look really SWEET!
Here's one more picture of the seats

 
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where did you get the black out boot handle? I've been trying to find it. It's the only thing I have left to black out and I cant seem to find it any where!
Yup... I plastidip'd it!
 
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Thank Texas. I think I going to leave it chrome.
 

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