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How to: Mini Tie Rod Replacement

Unsurprisingly our R50 Mini is broken again. The inner tie rods are shot – enough that we got an advisory on our latest MOT –


Mini Boot Gas Strut Replacement

If your boot just won’t stay up, this ONE SIMPLE REPAIR WILL SORT YOU RIGHT OUT! Ok, jokes aside this is a really, really easy


Mini Cooper Auxiliary Belt Replacement (No Special Tools!)

Working on a Mini Cooper is a bit of a pain because, well, it’s “Mini”. There is no space for anything in here, including to


Mini Driveshaft Boot Replacement – Doing it the hard way…

Unsurprisingly, more stuff is broken on my now almost 16 year old BMW Mini (Cooper 1.6 manual R50 from 2006), so it’s time to fix


My BMW Mini is Broken AGAIN… Diagnosing and Fixing Mini Front Shock Mounts

This is a very different style of video for me – our BMW R50 Mini Cooper has been having issues with clunking steering and poor


Mini Front Brake Disc Replacement

I’ve finally wrapped up all the servicing and repairs that needed doing on our Mini, if you haven’t seen the other videos I highly recommend


Mini Cooper Oil Change Service

You might think working on a Mini, especially one made by BMW of all companies, would be a massive pain – there are some quirks


Mini Fuel Cap Seal Replacement

If you’ve got a first or I think even second generation BMW Mini, it’ll look something like this, you should check the fuel cap seal.


Mini Electric First Drive

I got the chance to drive the Mini Electric at the SMMT Test Day at Millbrook Proving Grounds. It’s a remarkably normal EV, where the

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Should you buy a used Mini?

Should you buy a used Mini? They are great little runabouts that are surprisingly versatile, reasonably quick and an amazing value on the used market