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04-18-2019, 11:31 AM
04-17-2019, 06:53 PM
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Posted By vetsvette

That's the one I have Vince.

That's the one I have Vince.
04-17-2019, 06:23 PM
03-12-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 552
Posted By secondhandr55

Don't worry, I know how you feel. Yes, torque...

Don't worry, I know how you feel. Yes, torque applies to those bolts and if they came with the blue color as pictured, that is thread lock. Do not apply more to it. Just torque them as specified....
03-09-2019, 06:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 552
Posted By secondhandr55

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmoto...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.northamericanmotoring.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/15521427844794460093234470761274_3df492b2083db8ebb862664101730510b1ed4f2a.jpg
1. Tighten each bolt to 8nm
2. Tighten...
10-21-2018, 01:10 AM
Replies: 16
R50/53 - R50/53 Make over
Views: 361
Posted By DamnCampers

A look at the upper mounts, as there are two of...

A look at the upper mounts, as there are two of them, should give you at least a basic idea to their condition. The one on the frame near the tensioner can be hard to tell without lifting the motor...
08-19-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By CRC

It is number 6 in this diagram. ...

It is number 6 in this diagram.

https://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/showparts?id=RC33-USA-06-2006-R50-Mini-Cooper&diagId=11_3906

Part number for ordering is given, although the price is probably...
08-17-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 565
Posted By AoxoMoxoA

There's a photo (http://tinyurl.com/yd8znbp9) on...

There's a photo (http://tinyurl.com/yd8znbp9) on Pelican's clutch replacement tutorial which shows the starter wired properly.
Looks like the short wire from starter motor to solenoid is at the...
Forum: JCW Garage
07-31-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 27,540
Posted By A383Wing

I've got the disc brake wind back tools here....

I've got the disc brake wind back tools here. Have a tensioner coming from Pelican this week. Will install that and see if it makes the engine running quieter, then decide what to do

Bryan
Forum: 1st Gear
07-31-2018, 04:08 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,162
Posted By ItsmeWayne

I would say yes, but there may be other ways. I...

I would say yes, but there may be other ways. I have a professional kit in ista, so I don't know how to do it without one. Try Pelican Parts tech info, or MiniMania for tech info.
07-31-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By AoxoMoxoA

Check out the black plastic end on this photo...

Check out the black plastic end on this photo from Pelican and compare it to yours, which has a another smaller diameter black piece in the center beyond the "shoulder," as Way suggested.

That's...
07-27-2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,637
Posted By AoxoMoxoA

Check out THIS (http://tinyurl.com/y9cbraqk)...

Check out THIS (http://tinyurl.com/y9cbraqk) tutorial from Pelican... Easy Peasy.
07-13-2018, 01:24 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 145,246
Posted By CountryS

On my 2011 CM S, I just ordered the thermostat...

On my 2011 CM S, I just ordered the thermostat housing, new plug adapter, and the upper main hose (from Pelican and saved $300 compared to dealership).
Will be doing the job myself, I will also...
07-11-2018, 10:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,163
Posted By JABowders

Also check the shifter cable connections at the...

Also check the shifter cable connections at the transmission see image (thank you Pelican Auto Parts)...
05-01-2018, 09:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,080
Posted By carwhisperer

Pelican is great!

Just wanted to say that I had a very positive experience with Pelican on a recent order. There was a problem with my order, which they quickly and satisfactorily resolved. Thanks Pelican!
Forum: Suspension
04-02-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,407
Posted By Zsm

RedAggie, if if you haven’t already looked,...

RedAggie,

if if you haven’t already looked, the pelican parts instructions are what I used for our Bilstein B4 install.

...
03-22-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
R50/53 - R50/53 coil over removal
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Posted By Zsm

Yep, you'll need a jack to lift the rear hub to...

Yep, you'll need a jack to lift the rear hub to line up the bolt hole of the shock. Just keep an eye on the ABS wires so that the coilovers don't snag on them.

Pelican's got a DIY article:
...
12-01-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 579
Posted By gumbedamit

That SUX!!!! You have to ask yourself a few...

That SUX!!!!

You have to ask yourself a few questions:

Do you want to pay someone $600+ to do the job?
Do you have the tools to get the job done yourself?
Do you have the wrenching skills to...
Forum: Suspension
11-23-2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,117
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

BCs are on sale now, see the Vendor notices. ...

BCs are on sale now, see the Vendor notices. Megan and BC are very similar but the BC unit has coarser threads so they can be adjusted quicker and the welding is continuous not spotted in certain...
11-22-2017, 05:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,798
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

It appears that Pelican Parts has noted that part...

It appears that Pelican Parts has noted that part in their post #8 with a link to the part number.
11-15-2017, 06:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,717
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Ok, first below is a ModMini video on what you...

Ok, first below is a ModMini video on what you will be doing, no, you do not need to drain the oil. The biggest issue is making sure you have a good high strength rod to insert into the crank to...
11-09-2017, 11:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By Scudder44

On a basic Cooper, very easy, removal of air...

On a basic Cooper, very easy, removal of air intake pipework to gain access. On an S, bit more to remove. Guides at Pelican Parts and Youtube.
11-08-2017, 10:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,716
Posted By Tigger2011

Lol. Hey we all gotta start somewhere since no...

Lol. Hey we all gotta start somewhere since no one is born knowing this stuff. I try and learn something new every day. But if your going to own an English car out of warranty, and aren’t made out...
Forum: 1st Gear
11-08-2017, 06:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 646
Posted By BigBri

Thanks! I already ordered and installed my...

Thanks! I already ordered and installed my tune-up parts from you and heave been all over your site looking at the DIY's.
I usually do all my own work and so far everything from the wheel bearing...
Forum: 1st Gear
11-07-2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By COSilverMini

Thanks, already have the parts order here from...

Thanks, already have the parts order here from you for the supercharger, thermostat, serpentine belt. I may get to it this weekend.

I love the quick jack, but as stated earlier , I borrow a...
Forum: D-Stock
11-07-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,329
Posted By eschantra

Just prepped the Mini for DS

Though I bought the Mini as a daily and certainly didn't plan on prepping it as an autocross car, I'm moving up to Boston next month to spend some time with my elderly mom, who's now alone, and...
11-07-2017, 08:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 510
Posted By Bnourai

Fender liners 2009 r56

Hello all
I am in need of replacing all my liners. Checking on line for the best price brought few places pelican parts and parts geek and ESC had the best price as my searching goes.
$326 at...
10-31-2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 873
Posted By bugeye1031

Welcome back! Pepper white is classic! ...

Welcome back! Pepper white is classic!

$1,000 seems like a little much to me....at $120 per hour that's about a day...not including the parts, which aren't that much. Getting access to everthing...
10-31-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 635
Posted By smith80678

try this part: Part #: PEL-911-HL-04 at pelican...

try this part: Part #: PEL-911-HL-04 at pelican parts
10-19-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 741
Posted By sarom058

Waymotorworks sells them pre-pressed in! You...

Waymotorworks sells them pre-pressed in! You install his with brackets, and ship your old ones back for a partial refund! That's what I did the first time. Huge, huge, huge +1 on PowerFlex LCABs,...
10-15-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By r60CooperTrooper

the best thing i can say is follow the article on...

the best thing i can say is follow the article on Pelican Parts, and the only real difference is having to remove the drive shaft to get the subframe dropped. i pulled the heat shield from the...
10-13-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 343
Posted By LaunchPadMcQuack

Thank you. I'll be placing an order with you guys...

Thank you. I'll be placing an order with you guys before the weekend is out
10-10-2017, 04:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 591
Posted By JeffHarper

Thanks for the responses! I was not receiving...

Thanks for the responses! I was not receiving notifications so I thought no one had replied!


Pelican parts, sold! Your prices seem great and I will buy my struts from you in the coming week. ...
10-06-2017, 03:10 AM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 128,648
Posted By zre

According to MINI at idle a 10 psf pressure is...

According to MINI at idle a 10 psf pressure is acceptable. There is a warranty repair kit for this Part# 11-41-8-609-973-BOE which can be found from Pelican Parts for 1/3 of cost from dealer. You...
Forum: 1st Gear
10-05-2017, 06:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 390
Posted By Caterpillaraoz

Ciao Pellicano! I`m the one who (twice) thanked...

Ciao Pellicano! I`m the one who (twice) thanked you on your Fb page after fixing the car in the middle on nowhere following your guides...

I took a deep breath and concluded that the full-EV...
09-28-2017, 01:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,178
Posted By ophale

The new clutch is in and the Mini drives great.

First, big mahalo for the support and advice this forum has given me and others like me, to solve our Mini and not so Mini problems!

The new clutch is in and the Mini drives great.

It took two...
09-18-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 15,320
Posted By Whine not Walnuts

Try Pelican Parts, they have an excellent library...

Try Pelican Parts, they have an excellent library of DIY stuff, you might get lucky,
09-14-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 9
R50/53 - R50/53 Gen1 Index
Views: 642
Posted By pmanliu

How about best reference/comprehensive reference...

How about best reference/comprehensive reference guides? then link to 'mod mini' on youtube and pelican parts as free references. Then perhaps the bentley manual as a paid reference.

Took me a few...
09-12-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 899
Posted By gumbedamit

Pelican Parts has some really good how-to's with...

Pelican Parts has some really good how-to's with great pictures and step-by-step instructions.
09-06-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,178
Posted By ophale

Thanks Pelican Parts for offering with technical...

Thanks Pelican Parts for offering with technical help. If I decide to move forward with the DIY option, I will most likely be buying the parts from you. I may also need to lean heavily on you when it...
09-04-2017, 01:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,178
Posted By Minston

I am facing the same issue, sort of, on my...

I am facing the same issue, sort of, on my ~140,000 mile, 2005 Cooper S. At the end, thank goodness not the start, of a long road trip recently, my clutch started making grinding, ringing,...
08-28-2017, 05:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,004
Posted By seandallen

I did the walnut blast. I bought the media...

I did the walnut blast. I bought the media blaster at Harbor Freight for $90 on sale. The vacuum hose adapter is about $90, too. If you have a shop-vac and an air compressor (you need a lot of air),...
08-27-2017, 05:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,318
Posted By pnwR53S

I dug a bit deeper into Peru while the initial...

I dug a bit deeper into Peru while the initial find on Wikipedia looks suspicious - lack of citations and specifics. The corporate site (http://beru.federalmogul.com/en-gb/about-us) does give me the...
08-22-2017, 06:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 535
Posted By nthomas7883

Thanks for the info! Also, I'm giving...

Thanks for the info!

Also, I'm giving myself at least a week to do everything, I've already been studying the Pelican Parts guides, and it looks pretty straight forward, just hoping the nuts and...
Forum: 1st Gear
08-11-2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By Cbeery2.0

Thank you much, and I swear pelican parts your...

Thank you much, and I swear pelican parts your site helped me as much as NAM when it came to the R50, with everything from the wiper motor change to a clutch change.
08-06-2017, 10:44 PM
Replies: 3
R50/53 - R50/53 Aftermarket rear bumper
Views: 742
Posted By NomadMac

Pelican sells the OEM factory cover: ...

Pelican sells the OEM factory cover:
http://www.pelicanparts.com/More_Info/51121177902.htm?pn=51-12-1-177-902-BOE&SVSVSI=6312
08-05-2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,890
Posted By seandallen

See Pelican Parts walk-through on their website...

See Pelican Parts walk-through on their website on how to DIY. You can get everything you need for about $200. PM me if you need pointers.
08-04-2017, 09:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By Lokiswrath

ill check out Pelican Parts that seems to be the...

ill check out Pelican Parts that seems to be the place to get mini stuff like that unless you have another recommendation?
07-25-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,552
Posted By Iamtheguy

I just ordered both side inner and outer ball...

I just ordered both side inner and outer ball joints and bushings ( the purple ones ), tie rod ends, a transmission mount and transmission mount bushings, from Pelican Parts. I'm going to install all...
07-24-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,552
Posted By RB-MINI

If the third location at the back of the arm is...

If the third location at the back of the arm is what you're referring to (Pic 6 in the Pelican article below), that's the LCA bushing that does not last and is usually replaced with the powerflex...
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