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  1. What Happens When You Don't Change the Engine Oil in Your Mini?
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    What Happens When You Don't Change the Engine Oil in Your Mini?

    Changing the oil in your Mini is a relatively easy job to do, but what happens if you don't stay on top of it? This week's blog takes a look at the issues you can face & also talks you through how to do it yourself! Changing the oil & filter in your Mini helps improve fuel efficiency & ensures...
  2. Checking & Replacing Mini Brightwork!
    Categories: Mini Servicing

    Checking & Replacing Mini Brightwork!

    This week on our 'Home Servicing' blog, we decided to have a look at Mini brightwork. Often seen as a 'finishing touch', the brightwork completes your Mini, so it's time to take a look at these parts and have your Mini in tip top condition and looking it's best, for driving when lockdown is over! We would suggest that you...
  3. Mini Warning Lights
    Categories: Mini Servicing

    Mini Warning Lights

    Warning lights in your Mini can be troubling, especially if you’re unsure what they mean! They are alerting you to an issue with your Mini – one that will need addressing, don’t hope that they will go away on their own. On this week’s blog, we are looking at the different warning lights that may appear in your Mini –...
  4. Top ‘Must Have’ Tools
    Categories: Mini Servicing

    Top ‘Must Have’ Tools

    Here at Mini Sport we understand the importance of a job done right. And that means, using the correct tools when working on your Mini! As a result, this will ensure both your safety when working on the car and that you're doing the job correctly, ensuring your safety when behind the wheel of your Mini. Because having the best...
  5. Improve Mini Handling
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    Improve Mini Handling

    Driving excitement is in the DNA! The best thing about a Mini is the way it drives - fun, go-kart handling with a cheeky quality which is impossible to duplicate in today's breed of cars. This helpful, simple guide will help keep your Mini's natural handling at its best, or act as a guide on how to improve it! 1...
  6. How To Fit Front Suspension Cones
    Categories: Mini Servicing & Services at Mini Sport

    How To Fit Front Suspension Cones

    Are you considering fitting a set of Moulton Smootha Ride Front Suspension Cones to your Classic Mini? We realise that a lot of Mini enthusiasts try to fit these themselves and they can be a frustrating job we have decided to provide you with a step by step guide... The first step to fitting suspension cones is to make sure you have...
  7. Servicing your Mini's Suspension
    Categories: Mini Servicing & Services at Mini Sport

    Servicing your Mini's Suspension

    This week for our 'Home Servicing' series, we're talking you through servicing your Mini's Suspension! On the following blog, we'll tell you what you need and how to do it! Tools required :- Wheel brace Wheel alignment tool Torque wrench Suspension compression tool Assorted AF spanners and sockets Hammer Screwdrivers Ball joint splitter Grease gun Suspension check :- Drive your...
  8. Engine & Ignition Servicing
    Categories: Mini Servicing & Services at Mini Sport

    Engine & Ignition Servicing

    Your Mini's heartbeat is the subject of our 'Home Servicing' blog this week! That's right, it's time we look at your engine... Perhaps one of the most important (and expensive!) parts of your Mini, your engine needs to be in tip-top condition to avoid any serious damage to your Mini that could be costly to repair. Consequently, engine troubles can...
  9. What's that noise?
    Categories: Mini Servicing & Services at Mini Sport

    What's that noise?

    This week on the blog we’ve decided to approach an issue that plagues so many of us at one point or another... A mysterious sound coming from your Mini! Where is it coming from? What is causing that? How do I stop it? Well, in the following blog we hope we can address a couple of ideas of what you...
  10. Check Your Mini is Watertight!
    Categories: Mini Servicing & Services at Mini Sport

    Check Your Mini is Watertight!

    This week on the blog we're approaching the subject of ensuring your Mini is watertight, that means no leaks! Although yes, we are technically in Summer - but let's not forget, in the UK sunshine is never guaranteed & rain is never far away... Ensuring that your Mini is watertight will help prevent rust/rot by simply spending a short while...

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