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. Detailing Choosing the Right System for You

    One of the most difficult tasks when setting out on learning how to maximize your paint finish is sifting through all of the choices. Spend some...
  2. 1st Gen "How To" Crank Sensor Seal Replacement

    On almost every R53 that I’ve seen lately, the crank sensor is weeping at least a little bit of oil. When it is just barely leaking, you will get...
  3. 1st Gen "How To" 6-Speed Automatic Transmission Fluid Change

    This guide is primarily aimed at 2002-2006 Mini Cooper S models equipped with the Aisin-Warner TF60-SN 6-speed transmission. Other models are...

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