Tracking the R55 JCW - North American Motoring


Tracking the R55 JCW

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 07-26-2016, 09:28 AM
hexproject hexproject is offline
3rd Gear
Thread Starter
iTrader: (2)
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 216
Tracking the R55 JCW

Just got a R55 JCW.
Came from a two R56 JCW. tracked one of them with suspension and some mods.

All N18 engines!

Just wondering what people have been doing to their R55 and which part is the best bang for the buck to add for track.

I know the basic, coilovers, sways, etc. just wondering if that made a huge difference since R55 handling is different from R56.

Thanks.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 07-26-2016, 12:02 PM
hexproject hexproject is offline
3rd Gear
Thread Starter
iTrader: (2)
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 216
Moderator. Please move this to the JCw forum. Didn't realize I was in GP. Thanks
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 07-30-2016, 07:51 PM
JackMac's Avatar
JackMac JackMac is offline
5th Gear
iTrader: (13)
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Phillyburbia
Posts: 870
I added a TSW chassis brace and SS brake lines, in addition to a 19mm adjustable rear sway bar on the firmest setting. These all helped the Clubman as they have a little more weight and chassis flex than a hardtop. Didn't get around to coilovers before the car was sold, but that would have been next on the list.

It did pretty well, considering that it's a station wagon

Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Coilovers rubbing against trailing arm? Jonshungry Suspension 2 02-26-2017 09:35 AM
FS:: R56 part out! johntotah94 MINI Parts for Sale 21 04-14-2016 04:07 PM
Track Tire suggestion HaveATank R50/R53 :: Hatch Talk (2002-2006) 21 04-03-2016 07:15 PM
Suspension Sale! Koni, Hotchkis, H&R, ST Suspension, V-Maxx, Alta, Whiteline and more Emnotek Vendor Announcements 0 06-03-2013 08:42 AM
HUGE Alta Sale! Intakes, Pulleys, Boost Tubes, Sway Bars, End Links all IN STOCK! Emnotek Vendor Announcements 0 05-24-2013 06:05 AM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:57 AM.


North American Motoring is an independently operated web site supporting MINI owners and enthusiastsworldwide. As such it has no official relationship with MINI USA, BMW AG, or BMW of North America.All original artwork and design is Copyright © 2002-2004 North American Motoring.
 
  • Ask a Question
    Get answers from community experts
What's your question?
Send