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Default Modding - 3rd May 2016, 05:14 PM

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I want to do the normal mods to my R53 cooper s such as 15% reduced pulley and sparks, induction kit, intercooler, camshaft. I'm not looking to remap it yet though so I guess injectors would be out the question at the moment.
In what order would you guys recommend I do it in?

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Default Modding - 3rd May 2016, 06:38 PM

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Default 19th May 2017, 09:51 PM

So how much would a 15% reduction pulley give? Has anyone done a before and after on a dyno?
I'm just wondering what a "stage 1" would net - say a pulley and remap but no intercooler. Would it be about 10bhp?
Also wondering what anyone thinks about lightened flywheels , although they don't increase overall bhp much are they worth the fitting?
Love the mini bytheway, it's a hoot - after stuff to make it more fun day to day not 1/4 mile stats.
  
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Default Modding - 20th May 2017, 08:13 PM

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So how much would a 15% reduction pulley give? Has anyone done a before and after on a dyno?
I'm just wondering what a "stage 1" would net - say a pulley and remap but no intercooler. Would it be about 10bhp?
Also wondering what anyone thinks about lightened flywheels , although they don't increase overall bhp much are they worth the fitting?
Love the mini bytheway, it's a hoot - after stuff to make it more fun day to day not 1/4 mile stats.
You don't need a remap for just a pulley. ECU will adjust itself.

You'll gain 15-20bhp, 10lb/ft.

If you haven't any other performance mods a lightweight flywheel is a waste of time and money.

What mods does the car have currently?
  
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Default 21st May 2017, 07:56 PM

Unmodified Cooper S, supercharged.
I'm asking about mods because it needs unfun stuff doing too like oil leaks and probably clutch.
So a 15% reduction pulley - no remap, induction/exhaust or intercooler mods - gives 15 bhp? Sounds good value.
  
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