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MINI has an official dealer install guide, but it's AWFUL! It has one good diagram in it (which I shamelessly copy and paste, below), but the rest...
R53 Powerflex Transmission Mount Bushing Install w/ Upper Engine Damper Replacement.

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Jango, my 2006 MCS (R53), and I have been driving the streets of Dallas, TX for almost 6 years. I’ve never found the AC to be quite up to the task...
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Everyone has a different idea of what appropriate maintenance is and everyone has a different use for their car. Everyone has a different level of...
The crank pulley on an R53 takes power from the crank and supplies it to the serpentine belt, in turn feeding the alternator, AC compressor and...
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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...
The serpentine belt on your R53 MCS is a critical component in the engine. It passes power from the motor to the air conditioning compressor to...
Current interpretation of the brand emblem combines stylistic elements from the early phase of the classic Mini with a future-oriented appearance...
MINI today reached a new level of customization with the addition of MINI Yours Customised. The new offering allows MINI customers to design...
Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 4.3 percent in December for a total of 34,253 compared to 32,835 vehicles sold in December 2016.

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Woodcliff Lake, NJ, January 5, 2018. MINI USA today announced the official route for MINI TAKES THE STATES (MTTS) 2018. The legendary rally for...
The British premium automobile manufacturer strengthens the progressive character and appeal of its models in the small car segment with a...
MINI USA has announced today the launch of the new MINI John Cooper Works Tuning Kit at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, expanding the current tuning...
Sales of BMW brand vehicles decreased 3.4 percent in October for a total of 23,208 compared to 24,017 vehicles sold in October 2016.

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Due to a significant IT interruption, BMW Group sales reporting (BMW & MINI) is delayed by 24 hours. We fully expect the complete sales release to...
Reinforcing its commitment to offer 25 electrified models –12 of which will be purely electric – by 2025, BMW Group will showcase five electric...
Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 7.1 percent in November for a total of 28,049 compared to 26,189 vehicles sold in November 2016.

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The BMW Group is systematically expanding the intelligent connectivity capabilities of its vehicles by seamlessly integrating the highly versatile...
Sales of BMW brand vehicles increased 0.7 percent in September for a total of 25,571 compared to 25,389 vehicles sold in September 2016.

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MINI LIVING URBAN CABIN will be on view in the outdoor courtyard at A/D/O from October 6 – November 22, 2017.

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Woodcliff Lake, NJ, October 10, 2017. The MINI JCW Team and MINI USA completed their second full season competing in the Street Tuner class of...
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