MINI The Phoenix

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  • History:
    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.
  • 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)

    RMW Axles
    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)
  • Packages:
    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
    Helmet hooks
    Safecraft Halon fire extinguisher, BK cage mount
    Dash-mounted emergency battery cut-off switch
  • 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
    Valentine One
    ProClip mount for iPhone.
    Rollcage mount for iPhone

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