1st Gen R53 Cooper S DRESSING UP MY ENGINE

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  1. TPLS BLR

    TPLS BLR Member

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    I am considering adding some billet/chrome covers in my engine, i.e. oil cap, intercooler cover, brake fluid, windshield reservoir caps... Has anyone either done this or seen it done and are there any pics available, or thoughts on yes or no??
     
  2. Way Motor Works

    Way Motor Works New Member

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    Search the galleries you may find some pics there. If you decide what parts you want give me a call I have a ton of chrome parts that I need to get rid of and a deal could be had.
     
  3. Nathan

    Nathan Founder

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    If you do it you have to go all the way and get all the caps. I did the washer bottles and Oil Cap and and and....

    You can see the Steering and Coolant bottles well in this pic.

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  4. checkers

    checkers Well-Known Member

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    #4 checkers, Jan 8, 2010
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    I have most of them.[​IMG]

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  5. TGS91

    TGS91 New Member

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    checkers....I am impressed! :Thumbsup:
     
  6. Rixter

    Rixter Well-Known Member

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    Checkers that is impresseive. I'll bet you have to wear protective eyewear and SPF50 before you open the bonnet on a sunny day :D

    Outstanding :Thumbsup:
     
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    checkers Well-Known Member

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    Only after I polished it. Sometimes it seems like too much work to keep it clean.
     
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    Where's your air intake hose :confused5:
     
  9. checkers

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    Still have to make one. It runs just fine with out it, but I'll get around to it one day.
     
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    checkers Well-Known Member

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    putterfarm here's my intake hose

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  11. VioletDC

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    Wow ... truly beautiful, Checkers. I'm jealous ... so is Scoopie ... I won't show it 2 her ... :frown2:
     
  12. Wikedmini

    Wikedmini MINI of the Month - December 2009

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    I'm average... I didnt go all out and i daily drive 200 miles a day. nothing super fancy.
     
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    versus Active Member

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    I love to drive but a daily drive of 200 miles:shocked:. At least you're getting your money out of your MINI.:D
     
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    ScottinBend Space Cowboy
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    But there's blue in there ! !

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    There was no LP rated RED silicone hoses only blue. The remains because of its properties used it for the expansion tank project.
     

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