The wife thinks I am an IDIOT for buying another M

Make (Legacy):
MINI
Year (Legacy):
2002
Model (Legacy):
Cooper S
Color (Legacy):
Dark Silver/Black
History:
Mini has been traded in...someone will get a great R53!!


Ok the title may be a bit of an exaggeration, but I have had quite a few MINI's over the past several years (3 in 4 years to be exact). So this is the latest and last for quite awhile, if I want to stay married. I am the third owner, of this pretty well cared for MINI. While it needs some work, overall it is a good inexpensive toy...Oh and the best part is, I bought it from a guy on Craigslist and didn't get raped or killed!

So my project MINI is just about complete...for now...As these things usually do they begin to take on a life of their own. So here is what has been done to this point:

-Valve Cover Gasket Replaced
-Spark Plugs/Wires Replaced
-PCV Valve Replaced
-Supercharger Replaced with one from an '04 with 35,000 miles (I wanted to find '05 or newer but couldn't find one)
-Water Pump Replaced
-Thermostat and Housing Replaced
-Crank Position Sensor O-Ring Replaced
-Belt Tensioner/Idler Pulley Replaced/New Drive Belt
-Oil Pan Gasket Replaced
-Power Steering Fan Replaced
-Power Steering Return Line Replaced
-Air Conditioning Compressor Replaced
-Low Speed Fan Resistor Replaced
-Lower Control Arm Bushings Replaced
-Steering Rack Replaced
-Passenger strut mount Replaced

Still needs attention:
-Small rust bubble on the boot and door still rust, fortunately neither are very serious.
Ice Mods:
- Stock Radio
- Sweet sound of Supercharger Whine! :D
Packages:
Premium, Sport, NAV
Exterior Mods:
- Window Tint
- Side Marker and Tail Light Tint
- Factory GP Bumper w/ proper functional brake ducts (thanks to the previous owner Professor)
- Aero Grill
- JCW Carbon Fiber Hood Scoop
- JCW Carbon Fiber Boot Handle
- Red Mirror Caps (Thanks Mark!)
- Flat Black Gang Stripes
Interior Mods:
- Panther Black Leather
- Factory Navigation
- Leather Shift/Parking Brake Boots
- Leather Door Handle Covers
- Whalen Shift Machine
- Whalen E-Brake Handle
Drivetrain Mods:
- GP Intercooler
- DDM Work Diverter
- Craven Speed 15% Pulley
- ATI Super Damper
- JCW Itake
- Milltek Exhaust
- BSH OCC
- RMW (Jan) Tune
Suspension Mods:
- Dinan Strut Brace
- JCW Shocks and Springs
- 19mm Rear Sway Bar
- TSW Rear Lower Control Arms
- IE Fixed Camber Plates
Wheels and Tires:
- MINI X-Lites
- Kumho Ecsta 4x Tires

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