MINI Cooper 1st Gen Steering & Suspension Guides
Our guides on shocks, springs, tie rods, and steering shafts will help you diagnose your steering and suspension issues step-by-step. Thinking about replacing your shock's ball joints? Browse our brand reviews and enthusiast modification guides. Get up-to-date with our articles here.
Are you looking to make your 1st Gen MINI run on rails?
How to Replace ABS/Wheel Speed Sensor
Turn that trifecta warning light off for good with new wheel speed sensors.
How to Replace Control Arm Bushings
Eliminate that steering wheel shimmy and slopping handling with a new set of control arm bushings.
How to Replace Ball Joints
Have you lost that whip-tastic handling? Experiencing a popping or cracking sound in the front suspension? Check those ball joints...
How to Change Power Steering Fluid
Maintain your power steering system with a power steering fluid flush.
Suspension Diagnostic Guide
Why is my suspension clunking and banging?
How to Replace Wheel Bearings
Keep your wheels firmly connected to your suspension with a replacement wheel bearing/hub assembly.
How to Replace Power Steering Hose
Stop messy fluid leaks and maintain the precision handling your Mini is known for.
How to Install Lowering Springs
Improve your car's handling and looks with a set of lowering springs.
Shock Reviews and How to Install
Feel like your vehicle is floating over bumps?