1. Guest - Welcome to the new Motoring Alliance Site! Steve, MCS02 and I were up until the early hours this morning working to get it done... as you can see it took us a bit longer than expected to get Phase 1 up and running. We are not 100% there.. its a journey. For site updates, "How Do I" and feedback please use the Announcements, How Do I, Feedback Forum (Links below). Like building a car.... its never done... and thanks for your patience

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Maintenance and Technical Info

  1. 1st Gen "How To" R52 Top Commander Installation

    The Top Commander for R52 is a convenience module that simplifies the operation of the top and windows on the first generation Mini Cabrio. It...
  2. 1st Gen "How To" Gen1 Justacooper Exhaust System Reference

    I am a proud first generation Cooper (non-S) owner and I’ve spent a lot of time and energy looking for a replacement exhaust system I could be...
  3. 1st Gen "How To" HOW TO: R53 Better than JCW / Factory Rear Brakes

    How to pain your rear brakes. In this case JCW red.

All About MINI Coopers

  1. All about MINI MINI Acronyms

    Learn MINI Vocabulary and Acronyms. A running list of the Acronyms and nuances that MINI owners use.
  2. All about MINI Mini Safety Recalls

    This article provides information about official US safety recalls for the modern MINI. We intend to keep it up to date over time