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 A guide to Mini Speed's 16-valve conversion - part 1. Improve you’re A-series Mini's power by upping its valve count.
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A guide to Mini Speed's 16-valve conversion - part 1. Improve you’re A-series Mini's power by upping its valve count.
2009 5 $7.20
 A guide to Mini Speed's 16-valve conversion - part 2. Modifications to the new head and the assembly of the of the complete unit.
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A guide to Mini Speed's 16-valve conversion - part 2. Modifications to the new head and the assembly of the of the complete unit.
2009 5 $7.20
1.3i (Spi) engine rebuild. Part 1 - rebuild of engine and gearbox
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1.3i (Spi) engine rebuild. Part 1 - rebuild of engine and gearbox
2001 5 $7.20
1.3i (Spi) engine rebuild. Part 2 - reinstalling the cylinder head
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1.3i (Spi) engine rebuild. Part 2 - reinstalling the cylinder head
2001 5 $7.20
1430 engine tuning part 1 - what is involved in putting together a 1430cc long stroke engine
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1430 engine tuning part 1 - what is involved in putting together a 1430cc long stroke engine
2005 5 $7.20
1430 engine tuning part 2 - looking at ancillary engine components and car preparation
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1430 engine tuning part 2 - looking at ancillary engine components and car preparation
2005 5 $7.20
A 1380 dyno tune - this Mini had a miserable 58.2bhp at the flywheel, a poor health record and less power than many 998s.
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A 1380 dyno tune - this Mini had a miserable 58.2bhp at the flywheel, a poor health record and less power than many 998s.
2009 3 $7.20
A head rebuild benefits most Mini engines and is a great step up for the keen Mini DIYer.
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A head rebuild benefits most Mini engines and is a great step up for the keen Mini DIYer.
2009 6 $7.20
A look at the SU HS4 1.5in carburettor and how to convert a pair of non-Mini SUs to Mini spec
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A look at the SU HS4 1.5in carburettor and how to convert a pair of non-Mini SUs to Mini spec
2006 5 $7.20
A stripped out Mini bodyshell gets a Yamaha R1 motorbike engine fitted in a mid-engined conversion.  This is a job that can be done at home for someone with experience and workshop facilities.
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A stripped out Mini bodyshell gets a Yamaha R1 motorbike engine fitted in a mid-engined conversion. This is a job that can be done at home for someone with experience and workshop facilities.
2003 9 $7.20
All pre-injection Minis had SU carburettors, the most common being the HS4 (1.5inch). Here's how to rebuild one.
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All pre-injection Minis had SU carburettors, the most common being the HS4 (1.5inch). Here's how to rebuild one.
2000 5 $7.20
An off-the-shelf Stage One tuning kit - peak performance at a budget price
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An off-the-shelf Stage One tuning kit - peak performance at a budget price
1993 4 $7.20
Are 4 valves per cylinder really as good as they are cracked up to be? - the merits of high-tech Mini cylinder heads
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Are 4 valves per cylinder really as good as they are cracked up to be? - the merits of high-tech Mini cylinder heads
1999 6 $7.20
Background to clutch problems and look at how a new clutch is assembled
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Background to clutch problems and look at how a new clutch is assembled
2001 5 $7.20
Basic guide to Mini SU carburettors
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Basic guide to Mini SU carburettors
1999 5 $7.20
Below the bonnet of a Mini Sprint looking at how its new 8-port engine, which kicks out 110bhp, was built
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Below the bonnet of a Mini Sprint looking at how its new 8-port engine, which kicks out 110bhp, was built
2002 5 $7.20
Brush up your bulkhead - a smart solution for a rough bulkhead which will detract from even the best-prepared engine
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Brush up your bulkhead - a smart solution for a rough bulkhead which will detract from even the best-prepared engine
2007 5 $7.20
Build your own Avonbar 1380 part one - the 1380 overbore of the 1275 Mini engine remains as popular as ever and is a brilliant way to gain more power through capacity increase.  A visit to Avonbar takes an in-depth look at building the perfect road 1380.
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Build your own Avonbar 1380 part one - the 1380 overbore of the 1275 Mini engine remains as popular as ever and is a brilliant way to gain more power through capacity increase. A visit to Avonbar takes an in-depth look at building the perfect road 1380.
2008 4 $7.20
Build your own Avonbar 1380 part two - the selected components are gathered together ready for the build-up of the engine
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Build your own Avonbar 1380 part two - the selected components are gathered together ready for the build-up of the engine
2008 4 $7.20
Buying a used engine to replace one that has failed
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Buying a used engine to replace one that has failed
2007 5 $7.20
Buying and fitting a new short engine, covering one essential mod in the process
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Buying and fitting a new short engine, covering one essential mod in the process
2007 5 $7.20
Camshaft - buying a replacement for an A or A+ engine
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Camshaft - buying a replacement for an A or A+ engine
2000 6 $7.20
Carb fuel system maintenance - with high fuel prices and ever-tightening regulations on emissions and the MOT, it has never been more important to look after your carburettor Mini's fuel system
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Carb fuel system maintenance - with high fuel prices and ever-tightening regulations on emissions and the MOT, it has never been more important to look after your carburettor Mini's fuel system
2008 3 $7.20
Checking, choosing and using your Mini engine and a number of ways of modifying a four-speed gearbox.
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Checking, choosing and using your Mini engine and a number of ways of modifying a four-speed gearbox.
2007 5 $7.20
Choosing and using carburettors
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Choosing and using carburettors
2009 5 $7.20
Choosing the correct cam drive improves performance and reliability and there are plenty of good ones to choose from.
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Choosing the correct cam drive improves performance and reliability and there are plenty of good ones to choose from.
2009 5 $7.20
Choosing the right clutch and flywheel for your Mini is an important part of a tuned engine and enhances its performance
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Choosing the right clutch and flywheel for your Mini is an important part of a tuned engine and enhances its performance
2007 4 $7.20
Choosing the right oil for your engine - mineral, semi-synthetic or synthetic?
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Choosing the right oil for your engine - mineral, semi-synthetic or synthetic?
2001 5 $7.20
Clutches - looking at the three different clutch varieties and investigating the various upgrade options
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Clutches - looking at the three different clutch varieties and investigating the various upgrade options
2003 5 $7.20
Cooling system - how to maintain and modify your Mini's cooling system
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Cooling system - how to maintain and modify your Mini's cooling system
2003 5 $7.20
Cooling systems - how to sort out your car if it refuses to chill
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Cooling systems - how to sort out your car if it refuses to chill
2000 5 $7.20
Curing a Mini's starting problems
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Curing a Mini's starting problems
1992 3 $7.20
Curing tappet noises - if your A series engine makes little tapping noises from under the rocker box cover you can silence the noisy valve gear
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Curing tappet noises - if your A series engine makes little tapping noises from under the rocker box cover you can silence the noisy valve gear
1997 2 $7.20
Cylinder head reconditioning
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Cylinder head reconditioning
1997 5 $7.20
Cylinders - choosing the right cylinder for the job.  Cylinder heads are central to the performance of any engine and any modifications need to be judged carefully.
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Cylinders - choosing the right cylinder for the job. Cylinder heads are central to the performance of any engine and any modifications need to be judged carefully.
2003 10 $7.20
Distributors - to get the most from a pre-Twin-Point Mini it is is important to have a distributor with the correct advance curve
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Distributors - to get the most from a pre-Twin-Point Mini it is is important to have a distributor with the correct advance curve
2003 5 $7.20
Do not forget the engine ancillaries whether you're rebuilding your Mini engine or just smartening up under the bonnet
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Do not forget the engine ancillaries whether you're rebuilding your Mini engine or just smartening up under the bonnet
2007 4 $7.20
Eight-port power from a five-port? The Canems approach is the latest fuel injection concept for 998s, and soon for 1275 cc and above.  It works where other systems have failed. Fitting, setting up and on the road.
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Eight-port power from a five-port? The Canems approach is the latest fuel injection concept for 998s, and soon for 1275 cc and above. It works where other systems have failed. Fitting, setting up and on the road.
2008 6 $7.20
Engine mountings are often neglected. Renewing the two main engine mounts, the steady bar bushes and fitting an engine steady bar kit
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Engine mountings are often neglected. Renewing the two main engine mounts, the steady bar bushes and fitting an engine steady bar kit
1997 4 $7.20
Engine mounts can detiorate quickly. Here's how to detect and correct problems.
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Engine mounts can detiorate quickly. Here's how to detect and correct problems.
2009 3 $7.20
Fitting a Burlen 52mm throttle body
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Fitting a Burlen 52mm throttle body
2006 3 $7.20
Fitting a right-hand tank and doubling the fuel capacity of your Mini
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Fitting a right-hand tank and doubling the fuel capacity of your Mini
1996 4 $7.20
Fitting distributor-less ignition - would the Specialist Component's programmable ignition system be able to revolutionise an old-school tuned 998?
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Fitting distributor-less ignition - would the Specialist Component's programmable ignition system be able to revolutionise an old-school tuned 998?
2010 6 $7.20
Fitting KAD's internal gearshift
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Fitting KAD's internal gearshift
2010 4 $7.20
Following a big, de-greasing clean-up of components the engineering work and assembly are undertaken on a 998cc pre-A+ engine
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Following a big, de-greasing clean-up of components the engineering work and assembly are undertaken on a 998cc pre-A+ engine
1998 5 $7.20
Fuel injection was fitted to post-1991 Minis to comply with emission laws.  This article looks at the different types of Mini injection engine and takes a look at how to tune them.
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Fuel injection was fitted to post-1991 Minis to comply with emission laws. This article looks at the different types of Mini injection engine and takes a look at how to tune them.
2003 10 $7.20
Fuel system - the main components, what can go wrong and how to upgrade
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Fuel system - the main components, what can go wrong and how to upgrade
2002 5 $7.20
Getting ready for winter, looking at antifreeze, the engine, heater, battery, ignition, lubrication, lights and snow
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Getting ready for winter, looking at antifreeze, the engine, heater, battery, ignition, lubrication, lights and snow
1997 4 $7.20
Getting your A-series head sorted out for more power
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Getting your A-series head sorted out for more power
1996 4 $7.20
Give your Mini engine a new lease of life with a cylinder head overhaul.  It will improve any Mini engine that has covered more than 40,000 miles.
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Give your Mini engine a new lease of life with a cylinder head overhaul. It will improve any Mini engine that has covered more than 40,000 miles.
2007 4 $7.20
Guide to camshafts and your cam upgrade options.
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Guide to camshafts and your cam upgrade options.
2009 5 $7.20
Guide to current performance air filters for A-series engines
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Guide to current performance air filters for A-series engines
2002 5 $7.20
Guide to going unleaded - it won't be long before there is no more leaded petrol
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Guide to going unleaded - it won't be long before there is no more leaded petrol
1998 5 $7.20
Guide to maintaining or modifying Mini cooling systems - overheating is a common problem for some Minis
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Guide to maintaining or modifying Mini cooling systems - overheating is a common problem for some Minis
1999 5 $7.20
Guide to Mini lubrication systems - the Mini has very traditional engine oil requirements compared to other modern cars
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Guide to Mini lubrication systems - the Mini has very traditional engine oil requirements compared to other modern cars
1999 6 $7.20
Guided tour of the A-series internals - from rocker arms to con-rods, valve collets to mysterious vanishing tappets!
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Guided tour of the A-series internals - from rocker arms to con-rods, valve collets to mysterious vanishing tappets!
1992 3 $7.20
Guided tour under the bonnet - the SU carburettor and ignition
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Guided tour under the bonnet - the SU carburettor and ignition
1992 3 $7.20
Head gasket failure can happen to any Mini engine, so periodic replacement makes sense and can be completed in a couple of hours
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Head gasket failure can happen to any Mini engine, so periodic replacement makes sense and can be completed in a couple of hours
2008 4 $7.20
Hints and tips for buying a new performance engine for your Mini, looking at which engine to buy and from which supplier.
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Hints and tips for buying a new performance engine for your Mini, looking at which engine to buy and from which supplier.
2006 4 $7.20
How to choose a good battery and maintain the leads and the charging system
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How to choose a good battery and maintain the leads and the charging system
2008 2 $7.20
How to choose the right engine oil for your Mini from the bewildering range on the market
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How to choose the right engine oil for your Mini from the bewildering range on the market
2006 5 $7.20
How to maintain the Mini's cooling system and have the correct components for your model or state of tune
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How to maintain the Mini's cooling system and have the correct components for your model or state of tune
2006 4 $7.20
How to really clean a Mini engine and bodywork at the Autoglym valet school.
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How to really clean a Mini engine and bodywork at the Autoglym valet school.
2003 4 $7.20
How to tune a twin-point (Mpi) 1275cc motor to increase the bhp output from 63bhp to 90bhp at the flywheel
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How to tune a twin-point (Mpi) 1275cc motor to increase the bhp output from 63bhp to 90bhp at the flywheel
2001 5 $7.20
If you are planning a performance engine you need to select the correct camshaft. You need to get it right first time, so help is at hand here in arriving at the correct decision.
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If you are planning a performance engine you need to select the correct camshaft. You need to get it right first time, so help is at hand here in arriving at the correct decision.
2003 10 $7.20
In search of the ultimate tuned Swiftune A-series engine
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In search of the ultimate tuned Swiftune A-series engine
1993 3 $7.20
In the 1980s there was a bond between British Leyland (BL) and Honda.  Things have moved on since then and a kit to fit a Honda V-Tec engine is detailed here to provide a Mini ride you will not forget.
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In the 1980s there was a bond between British Leyland (BL) and Honda. Things have moved on since then and a kit to fit a Honda V-Tec engine is detailed here to provide a Mini ride you will not forget.
2003 12 $7.20
In-depth appraisal of the Skinner's Union (SU) carburettor, used throughout the Mini's history
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In-depth appraisal of the Skinner's Union (SU) carburettor, used throughout the Mini's history
1993 3 $7.20
Installing a KAD 16v engine part 1 - full-blown Kent Automotive Twin Cam engine conversion, Weber Alpha programmable fuel injection and a Jack Knight
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Installing a KAD 16v engine part 1 - full-blown Kent Automotive Twin Cam engine conversion, Weber Alpha programmable fuel injection and a Jack Knight
1993 3 $7.20
Installing a KAD 16v engine part 2 - sees the new engine on the dyno and introduces the intricacies of ECU mapping
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Installing a KAD 16v engine part 2 - sees the new engine on the dyno and introduces the intricacies of ECU mapping
1993 2 $7.20
Is the SU HIF carburettor easy to service and rebuild?
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Is the SU HIF carburettor easy to service and rebuild?
2001 5 $7.20
Keeping the breathing system of your Mini engine in good working order.
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Keeping the breathing system of your Mini engine in good working order.
2009 3 $7.20
Make sure your engine lives up the car's cool reputation by chossing and maintaining the correct radiator.
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Make sure your engine lives up the car's cool reputation by chossing and maintaining the correct radiator.
2009 4 $7.20
Minis do not over heat unless there is a problem.  Why not fix it instead of driving with the heater always on?
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Minis do not over heat unless there is a problem. Why not fix it instead of driving with the heater always on?
2008 4 $7.20
Miniworld LE Mini - brand-new twin-point Mini sent for a special Cooper S Touring conversion
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Miniworld LE Mini - brand-new twin-point Mini sent for a special Cooper S Touring conversion
1997 4 $7.20
Miniworld LE Mini - sorting out the interior
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Miniworld LE Mini - sorting out the interior
1997 4 $7.20
Modernise your Mini with electronic ignition. Today it is a must and fitting is as simple as changing the points.
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Modernise your Mini with electronic ignition. Today it is a must and fitting is as simple as changing the points.
2008 2 $7.20
More budget tuning - Mini Spares Stage One kit for cylinder head conversions, including fitting and tuning and explaining how and why they work
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More budget tuning - Mini Spares Stage One kit for cylinder head conversions, including fitting and tuning and explaining how and why they work
1993 3 $7.20
Most Minis have never been dyno tuned, which is a global scandal, as a Mini and SU-friendly dyno tuner is the only person able to get your engine running optimally.
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Most Minis have never been dyno tuned, which is a global scandal, as a Mini and SU-friendly dyno tuner is the only person able to get your engine running optimally.
2009 3 $7.20
No matter how much oil topping you do, never neglect the regular oil and filter change
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No matter how much oil topping you do, never neglect the regular oil and filter change
1997 4 $7.20
Not satisfied with your rebuilt engine? It is explained why it might be a little disappointing by identifying common engine bodges.
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Not satisfied with your rebuilt engine? It is explained why it might be a little disappointing by identifying common engine bodges.
2010 4 $7.20
Oil pumps - everything you need to know about Mini oil pumps.
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Oil pumps - everything you need to know about Mini oil pumps.
2009 4 $7.20
Once the correct camshaft has been chosen for your Mini, the next step is to decide on the camshaft drive system. There is a confusing variety of drive upgrades, but the right one will make a difference to both performance and noise levels.
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Once the correct camshaft has been chosen for your Mini, the next step is to decide on the camshaft drive system. There is a confusing variety of drive upgrades, but the right one will make a difference to both performance and noise levels.
2003 8 $7.20
One of the most popular top-end mods for a tuned Mini engine is to fit a set of roller rockers for higher valve lift. There are different types of roller rockers and to get the best out of them they need to be correctly fitted.
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One of the most popular top-end mods for a tuned Mini engine is to fit a set of roller rockers for higher valve lift. There are different types of roller rockers and to get the best out of them they need to be correctly fitted.
2008 4 $7.20
Paint your engine block - a really smart engine bay makes any Mini so much more enjoyable to own and it's easily achievable with a bit of spare time
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Paint your engine block - a really smart engine bay makes any Mini so much more enjoyable to own and it's easily achievable with a bit of spare time
2009 4 $7.20
Popular carburettor options for A-series engines from the past and present
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Popular carburettor options for A-series engines from the past and present
2002 5 $7.20
Project Mini part 11 - restoring a single HS4 carburettor which was in a dreadful condition
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Project Mini part 11 - restoring a single HS4 carburettor which was in a dreadful condition
2004 5 $7.20
Project Mini part 16 - until recently high levels of tune were restricted by the fuelling, but new systems such as the Omex injection can overcome thi
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Project Mini part 16 - until recently high levels of tune were restricted by the fuelling, but new systems such as the Omex injection can overcome thi
2004 5 $7.20
Project Mini part 9 - Engine and gearbox are rebuilt and revitalised
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Project Mini part 9 - Engine and gearbox are rebuilt and revitalised
2003 5 $7.20
Rebuild your Lucas alternator - replacing a faulty alternator is easy, but why not save some cash and rebuild your old unit?
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Rebuild your Lucas alternator - replacing a faulty alternator is easy, but why not save some cash and rebuild your old unit?
2010 6 $7.20
Rebuilding twin HS2 carbs - still widely available today they are capable of transforming a Mini engine in both looks and power
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Rebuilding twin HS2 carbs - still widely available today they are capable of transforming a Mini engine in both looks and power
2006 4 $7.20
Removing the cylinder head - major surgery made simple
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Removing the cylinder head - major surgery made simple
1996 5 $7.20
Replacing a Mini's standard manifold and fitting a pair of gearbox stabliliser kits
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Replacing a Mini's standard manifold and fitting a pair of gearbox stabliliser kits
2006 4 $7.20
Revive your engine bay - the engine bay is the worst of all buffing jobs but you can make a big difference for as little a £10.
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Revive your engine bay - the engine bay is the worst of all buffing jobs but you can make a big difference for as little a £10.
2009 5 $7.20
Solving simple carb faults - most Minis are fitted with the DIY-friendly SU HS carbs and most problems can be sorted out fairly easily
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Solving simple carb faults - most Minis are fitted with the DIY-friendly SU HS carbs and most problems can be sorted out fairly easily
1996 4 $7.20
SPi tuning - 'Specialist Components' new programmable and 'plug-and-play' Typhoon ECU means that you can now tune your SPi Mini beyond mild and keep it legal too.
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SPi tuning - 'Specialist Components' new programmable and 'plug-and-play' Typhoon ECU means that you can now tune your SPi Mini beyond mild and keep it legal too.
2010 5 $7.20
Sputnik part 1 - rebuilding an engine and gearbox, four years after the last rebuild
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Sputnik part 1 - rebuilding an engine and gearbox, four years after the last rebuild
2005 5 $7.20
Sputnik part 2 - putting the short engine together and a replacement modified cylinder head
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Sputnik part 2 - putting the short engine together and a replacement modified cylinder head
2005 5 $7.20
Sputnik part 3 - finishing the head, building the gearbox and fully assembling all the components
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Sputnik part 3 - finishing the head, building the gearbox and fully assembling all the components
2005 5 $7.20
Sputnik part 6 - the installation of the new MED engine
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Sputnik part 6 - the installation of the new MED engine
2007 4 $7.20
Stage One tuning - how to get more power from a standard Mini
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Stage One tuning - how to get more power from a standard Mini
2006 4 $7.20
Standard Mini inlet manifolds - plenty to choose from but which ones are the best for maximum gas flow?
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Standard Mini inlet manifolds - plenty to choose from but which ones are the best for maximum gas flow?
2000 6 $7.20
Standard Mini rockers do a great job, are versatile and cheap.  However, while they will cope with power from mild to wild and are long lasting, they need regular adjustment and maintenance to perform at their best.
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Standard Mini rockers do a great job, are versatile and cheap. However, while they will cope with power from mild to wild and are long lasting, they need regular adjustment and maintenance to perform at their best.
2008 2 $7.20
Starter motors - everyone wants their Mini to start first time and keeping your engine in tune plays an important part in this - but don't neglect the starter motor.
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Starter motors - everyone wants their Mini to start first time and keeping your engine in tune plays an important part in this - but don't neglect the starter motor.
2009 3 $7.20
Step-by-step guide to fitting coil springs as a replacement for the original rubber springs and looking at spring quality
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Step-by-step guide to fitting coil springs as a replacement for the original rubber springs and looking at spring quality
2008 5 $7.20
Supercharge your Mini! A visit to Vmax Scart to see how fitting a New Mini supercharger can transform power output
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Supercharge your Mini! A visit to Vmax Scart to see how fitting a New Mini supercharger can transform power output
2007 4 $7.20
Supercharging part 1 - looking at Mini Speed's bolt-on kit for forcing more power out of the A-series.
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Supercharging part 1 - looking at Mini Speed's bolt-on kit for forcing more power out of the A-series.
2009 5 $7.20
Supercharging part 2 - second part of what's involved in installing a supercharger kit with the engine in situ.
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Supercharging part 2 - second part of what's involved in installing a supercharger kit with the engine in situ.
2009 5 $7.20
The 8-port head first appeared in the 1960s and today is better and more popular than ever.  The 8-port tuning of an A-series is detailed here in photos.
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The 8-port head first appeared in the 1960s and today is better and more popular than ever. The 8-port tuning of an A-series is detailed here in photos.
2003 10 $7.20
The A-Series is probably the most extensively tuned engine in Britain today. This is a guide to the mine-field that is Mini tuning.
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The A-Series is probably the most extensively tuned engine in Britain today. This is a guide to the mine-field that is Mini tuning.
1991 5 $7.20
The carburettor most commonly fitted to a Mini is the SU HS4 with a swing needle jet, and these suffer more wear than the older fixed-needle variety.  Fortunately, changing them is simple and can even be done with the carb in situ.
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The carburettor most commonly fitted to a Mini is the SU HS4 with a swing needle jet, and these suffer more wear than the older fixed-needle variety. Fortunately, changing them is simple and can even be done with the carb in situ.
2009 3 $7.20
The cylinder head A-Series and A-Plus
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The cylinder head A-Series and A-Plus
2006 5 $7.20
The different types of oil filters available and how to use them properly.
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The different types of oil filters available and how to use them properly.
2009 3 $7.20
The famous KAD 16-valve cylinder head conversion sits between traditional and alternative-engine methods of making a Mini go faster.  It is the most radical way of tuning a normally aspirated A-plus engine and described here with photos.
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The famous KAD 16-valve cylinder head conversion sits between traditional and alternative-engine methods of making a Mini go faster. It is the most radical way of tuning a normally aspirated A-plus engine and described here with photos.
2003 8 $7.20
The installation of a POLEstar engine management system into a Mk2 Mini Turbo
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The installation of a POLEstar engine management system into a Mk2 Mini Turbo
2007 4 $7.20
The low-down on Mini and Metro clutch hydraulic systems
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The low-down on Mini and Metro clutch hydraulic systems
1997 4 $7.20
The solenoid - if you turn on the ignition and only hear a click, but your battery is in good condition, the problem probably lies with poor connections.
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The solenoid - if you turn on the ignition and only hear a click, but your battery is in good condition, the problem probably lies with poor connections.
2009 2 $7.20
The twin 1 1/4 inch SU carburettors are all-time classics and relatively easy to rebuild
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The twin 1 1/4 inch SU carburettors are all-time classics and relatively easy to rebuild
2001 5 $7.20
The Webcon alloy A Series cylinder head - how to prepare and modify a bare casting
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The Webcon alloy A Series cylinder head - how to prepare and modify a bare casting
2005 2 $7.20
Tips on how to service your Mini yourself
Engines Article from MiniWorld

Tips on how to service your Mini yourself
2007 3 $7.20
Tuning a 1330cc Cooper S engine
Engines Article from MiniWorld

Tuning a 1330cc Cooper S engine
2010 6 $7.20
Tuning Twin Point (or Mpi) Minis - what works, what doesn't and how much power can be gained
Engines Article from MiniWorld

Tuning Twin Point (or Mpi) Minis - what works, what doesn't and how much power can be gained
2005 5 $7.20
Turbo rebuild using two used units for a complete overhaul
Engines Article from MiniWorld

Turbo rebuild using two used units for a complete overhaul
2005 3 $7.20
Types of Mini catalytic converters, problems, testing and modifying
Engines Article from MiniWorld

Types of Mini catalytic converters, problems, testing and modifying
2000 5 $7.20
Upgrade options for the standard timing chain for standard and modified engines, which is usually only just up to the job
Engines Article from MiniWorld

Upgrade options for the standard timing chain for standard and modified engines, which is usually only just up to the job
2002 5 $7.20
Visiting the Omega foundry to find out how Omega Pistons are made
Engines Article from MiniWorld

Visiting the Omega foundry to find out how Omega Pistons are made
2005 3 $7.20
Weekend engine swap part 1 - how to carry out a weekend engine changeover whether you are installing a brand-new performance engine or replacing a worn engine with a lower-mileage unit
Engines Article from MiniWorld

Weekend engine swap part 1 - how to carry out a weekend engine changeover whether you are installing a brand-new performance engine or replacing a worn engine with a lower-mileage unit
2007 4 $7.20
Weekend engine swap part 2 - which parts of the old unit to fit to the new one and how to fit the new engine into the car
Engines Article from MiniWorld

Weekend engine swap part 2 - which parts of the old unit to fit to the new one and how to fit the new engine into the car
2007 4 $7.20
What to do when the engine won't start, looking at all the possible problems from the distributor to spark plugs
Engines Article from MiniWorld

What to do when the engine won't start, looking at all the possible problems from the distributor to spark plugs
1997 4 $7.20
Why does your Mini overheat and what can be done, looking at ignition timing, fuel mixture and the cooling system
Engines Article from MiniWorld

Why does your Mini overheat and what can be done, looking at ignition timing, fuel mixture and the cooling system
1996 4 $7.20