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06-19-2009, 05:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,877
Posted By shadow1

hmmm very excited to see this one completed :)

hmmm very excited to see this one completed :)
06-18-2009, 12:29 AM
Replies: 5
Drivetrain BACK BOX question
Views: 682
Posted By shadow1

SOUTH AFRICA! :) :)

SOUTH AFRICA! :) :)
06-17-2009, 03:41 AM
Replies: 5
Drivetrain BACK BOX question
Views: 682
Posted By shadow1

thanx, no sound listening here, im probably the...

thanx, no sound listening here, im probably the only person in my country that wants to mod my cooper and make her sound and look good. But i cant play with it too much because dealers are extremely...
06-12-2009, 01:08 AM
Replies: 5
Drivetrain BACK BOX question
Views: 682
Posted By shadow1

BACK BOX question

HI guys,

I went to my local powerflow to try get some mods done to my exhaust that the dealer wouldnt be able to see. (i cant loose my motorplan, they really strict in my country) THey didnt give...
06-12-2009, 01:03 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 32,376
Posted By shadow1

JEEZ THATS A WINNER!!! definately the sexiest...

JEEZ THATS A WINNER!!! definately the sexiest mini i have seen, looks so smooth, i wish i could get that GP wing for my MCS r56
Forum: 1st Gear
06-12-2009, 12:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By shadow1

HEHE oops my bad, but you get what i mean :)...

HEHE oops my bad, but you get what i mean :) hehehe classic

thankx for the compliments guys,thought most people wouldnt like my graphic seems i was wrong....
Forum: 1st Gear
06-11-2009, 06:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By shadow1

thanks guys, i was going with a extreme ITASHA...

thanks guys, i was going with a extreme ITASHA graphic but decided to rather do something that looks semi-factory. ACTUALLY you cant beleive how many people stop me and think its a factory car and...
Forum: 1st Gear
06-11-2009, 12:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 489
Posted By shadow1

New member from South Africa

Hi All,

Just thought i would introduce myslef and my baby (next gen- R56 cooper S)
She came with afew extra's namely, hi-fi upgrade system,anthracite roof lining(a must) sport button, velo matts,...
06-03-2009, 12:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,108
Posted By shadow1

thanks, thats alot of help, think im going to...

thanks, thats alot of help, think im going to stick with the 205/45/17 just to be safe and keep it as stock as possible, if i wanted to lower the suspension later would these still work??
06-01-2009, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,108
Posted By shadow1

New mags & tires - tire size?

Ditching the runflats and getting 17" rims with non runflat tires for my 2nd gen R56 cooper s.

WHat size tire do you recommend? my dealers give me different answers.
My current runflats are...
06-01-2009, 12:55 AM
Replies: 5
Interior/Exterior Aftermarket tail lights query
Views: 1,140
Posted By shadow1

okay thanks, i have a d/silver coop so i...

okay thanks,

i have a d/silver coop so i wanted to get a smoked light with clear signals( i hate the orange)
05-31-2009, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Interior/Exterior Aftermarket tail lights query
Views: 1,140
Posted By shadow1

Aftermarket tail lights query

Hi guys,

I have a question regarding aftermarket tail lights for my cooper s R56.
I am wanting to get a set for my r56.

Are the tail lights exactly the same (besides the chrome surround) as...
05-28-2009, 06:23 AM
Replies: 2
Interior/Exterior part number for bodyclips
Views: 495
Posted By shadow1

thanks Blimey, i will check it out asap. I wasnt...

thanks Blimey, i will check it out asap. I wasnt aware of it. Coming from South Africa we about 20 years behind any first world countries :)
05-28-2009, 12:24 AM
Replies: 2
Interior/Exterior part number for bodyclips
Views: 495
Posted By shadow1

part number for bodyclips

Hi guys i need the part number for the clips that break when removing the skirts / wheel arches.

I am getting them colour coded but my dealer gave me a list of like 20 different clips and i dont...
05-25-2009, 07:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 616
Posted By shadow1

clips that break on wheel arches and skirts

So i am in the process of trying to get my r56 cooper S colour coded.(not aero kit - just standard bumpers/skirts etc)
Its been a BIG mission with most panelshops refusing to do it (Gotta love South...
05-12-2009, 03:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,996
Posted By shadow1

no problem, im in South Africa, no states ;) just...

no problem, im in South Africa, no states ;) just wondering if im going to get a cel or not...its a big risk to loose my motorplan
05-11-2009, 05:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,996
Posted By shadow1

As much as i want my cooper to sound awsome!...

As much as i want my cooper to sound awsome! seems that i cant obtain it (unless i drop my motorplan which is abig no no) so guess i will just leave it as is (altho the cone filter does do wonders...
05-09-2009, 02:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,996
Posted By shadow1

okay interesting, im actually in SOUTH AFRICA!...

okay interesting, im actually in SOUTH AFRICA! LOL. but yes we have 2 smaller cats. im going to have to look into this. I spoke with powerflow (our local exhaust shop) and they rekoned they couldnt...
05-08-2009, 05:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,996
Posted By shadow1

SNEAKY CAT REMOVAL???

I just spoke to a friend that has the Audi S3 and he has de-catted his exhaust in a way to avoid dealers detecting it (of course they would hear it tho)

Here is what he did:(im not so clued up so...
05-06-2009, 11:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By shadow1

thanks guys, seems im just going to have to sell...

thanks guys, seems im just going to have to sell the mini and get something that i can modify abit. NOT my first option but when i purchased the car the dealer made me beleive i could do almost...
05-06-2009, 07:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By shadow1

Exhaust changes and CEL issues

HI All,

I am wanting to change my exhaust abit on my r56 cooper s BUT here in South Africa dealers wont let us change ANYTHING.

I am wanting to try do something "under the radar" so they dont...
05-05-2009, 09:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 22,391
Posted By shadow1

I have NO IDEA where the PM button is!:lol: im...

I have NO IDEA where the PM button is!:lol: im still tryin to negotiate with my dealer but it seems they wont let me change ANYTHING on the exhaust.....sux man...
05-03-2009, 08:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 22,391
Posted By shadow1

Hi Adam, im all the way in SOUTH AFRICA! yip we...

Hi Adam, im all the way in SOUTH AFRICA! yip we dodge lions on the way to work and "drive" on an elephants back :) jokes aside... I own a r56 cooper s and REALLY want it to sound alot more meaner. it...
Forum: Detailing 101
09-17-2008, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 604
Posted By shadow1

STAIN ON PLASTIC SKIRT

Hi all,

I have an r56 demo model (damn i love it) but ever since it came from the factory there is a stain on the skirt, from what looks like orange mud or some cleaning stuff that "ran". I...
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