MINI The Phoenix
- Make (Legacy):
- Year (Legacy):
- Model Year:
- Model (Legacy):
- GP Roadster GPR769, risen from the ashes
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- General Color:
- Color (Legacy):
- Thunder Blue
- MINI Color Name:
- A car so mighty, it took three MINIs to make one.
All the good stuff from the Blimey Cabrio and GP0769 (together, Locutus Mk1), combined on a virgin R52 chassis. Shooting for 300+whp, that can be flogged all day and all night at the track and in the twisties.
One of the first few RMW TVS900 Strokers on the road.
- Ice Mods:
- MINI factory cabrio HK sound system, head unit modified to fit around roll cage knee bar.
Dension bluetooth kit.
Shift paddle cruise control hack.
Zeitronics sensor and gauge system with wideband O2, boost, EGT; boost/wideband gauge, digital display unit, data logger.
DepoRacing oil pressure / oil temp gauges
Craven gauge pods (modified)
Scan gauge II
ProClip mount for iPhone.
Rollcage mount for iPhone
- Exclusive GPness Package
- Exterior Mods:
- Custom Thunder Blue repaint. All factory GP badges, vinyl, bumpers, trim, side skirts, under-body panels; some from GP0769.
MiniFini trailer hitch, for dragging the track trailer.
Custom rear tonneau cover
Custom bikini top
Custom height jack points
- Interior Mods:
- Custom 6-point roll cage with Brey-Krause seat back brace, painted silver.
Dash panels, door panels, gauges, pedals, shifter, dash pad from GP0769.
Corbeau LG1 seats, black microsuede, heated
Schroth Hybrid / Profi II harnesses (6pt) w/ASM shoulder straps for 4pt street use
Dual Euro parcel shelves
JCW leather/carbon/alcantara steering wheel, shift knob and brake handle
Black microsuede shift and brake boots
Outmotoring pedal covers
OEM GP, rubber, and diamond plate floor mats
Longacre 17" convex race mirror
Safecraft Halon fire extinguisher, BK cage mount
Dash-mounted emergency battery cut-off switch
- Drivetrain Mods:
- RMW 1.8L stroker motor:
* Engine/head core from GP0769
* Bored and sleeved
* RMW billet stroker crankshaft
* RMW rods and forged pistons
* RMW baffled oil sump pickup
* RMW Stage II Big Valve Head w/27mm exhaust valves
* RMW Dominator high-lift cam
RMW TVS Supercharger Kit (coming soon):
* Harrop TVS 900 supercharger
* RMW billet SC inlet / outlet
* RMW front mount intercooler
* RMW billet intake manifold
* RMW teflon intake manifold gasket
* RMW 8-rib belt system w/ ATI damper and billet AC delete bracket/pulley
* Dual pass radiator
RMW 550cc injectors
RMW fuel rail w/high pressure FPR and return
DW Fuel Pump
Howerton AquaMist HFS-3 methanol injection system w/custom 3gal baffled fuel cell and braided lines / AN fittings
Vipec engine management system (coming soon)
MINI factory ECU from GP0769 (for inspections)
OS Giken LSD
OS Giken STR Clutch
Greene Performance Clutch Slave Cylinder
MINI JCW intake w/AMSoil Nanofilter (flapless)
RMW long tube header w/Swain Tech White Lightning coating
Milltek exhaust w/custom mid section, v-band fittings and JCW exhaust tips (from GP0769)
- Suspension Mods:
- GP rear alloy trailing arms from GP0769
Greene Performance coilovers w/Swift springs
Greene Performance Camber/Caster plates
Hotchkis 25mm rear adjustable sway bar
Hotchkis front adjustable sway bar
Whiteline adjustable end links
Hotchkis upper and lower rear control arms
Powerflex black LCA bushings
Vibra-Technics engine mounts
GTT strut bar
Detroit Tuned front 16" BBK w/Cryo treated rotors
2nd gen MINI JCW rear calipers w/SP Performance rotors
Carbotech 1321 street pads / Carbotech XP10 F / XP8 R track pads
- Wheels and Tires:
- MINI GP 18x7 w/Michelin Pilot Sport AS 215/40R18 from GP0769 (winter)
949 6UL 15x8 w/Nitto NT-01 225/50R15 (track)
Kosei K4R 16x7.5 w/Dunlop Direzza II Star Spec 225/45R16(summer)