MINI Cooper S

My MINI’s name is Alfie.  We have been together since June 2, 2005.

He is an Electric Blue 2005 MINI Cooper S. We really enjoy driving together.

The following is a list of Alfie’s features and modifications.

From the Factory:

  • Supercharged, intercooled 1.6 liter overhead cam 16-valve inline 4-cylinder engine
  • 168 Engine HP
  • 6 Speed Manual Getrag transmission
  • Sport Suspension


MY MODS (modifications):


  • Cobalt Ignition Wires – BLUE
  • ALTA 15% Supercharger Pulley
  • ALTA Cold-Air Intake
  • K&N Reverse Conical Filter
  • M7 Oil Catch Can (custom painted Electric Blue)
  • Helix Short Shifter
  • Racing Camshaft
  • 550 Injectors
  • Myne Dyno Tune:
    –>  215 HP at the wheel / 188.5 ft/lb torque @ 4K rpm
  • Jan Tune


  • H-Sport Competition Rear Swaybar
  • H-Sport Adjustable Rear Control Arms
  • H-Sport Springs
  • Ireland Adjustable Street/Track Camber Plates


  • Volt Cat-Back Exhaust
  • Custom cut Stainless Steel Exhaust Pipe Tips

Tires & Brakes:

  • Gram Lights 57 Maximum Light Grey Wheels
  • Tires: 215/45 ZR17 Kumho Ecsta XS
  • Ferodo 2500 Brake Pads (front)
  • Hawk HPS Brake Pads (rear)

Electronics & Audio:

  • Radar Detector: Escort Blue Passport – hardwired
  • Garmin Nuvi 350 GPS- hardwired
  • IPod Classic 160GB
  • Harmon Kardon Drive+Play iPod car adaptor
  • Front Speakers: JBL Grand Touring Series GTO607C
  • Rear Speakers: Pioneer TS-A6962R


  • Custom Spy Car Toggle/Button Console
  • Blue Eyes
  • Custom Designed “pi” Meatball Side Graphics
  • Chrome Tow Hook
  • Custom designed Whalen Shift Knob
  • Custom Engine Paintwork done in Electric Blue:
    Intercooler Cover, Oil Catch Can, Expansion Tanks,
    Alta CAI Shield
  • LED Illuminated Sill Plates


  • Boot Mounted Fire Extinguisher
  • Schroth Rallye 4 point Harnessbelt with shoulder pads

Me driving on the Dragon.

Photo by Mark Scheuern

Alfie�s Detroit Tuned
Windsor Canada / Detroit in background. Oct. 2007

Fall in the Smokies
Nov. ’07

Runnin on The Hill (The Dragon) Aug. 2007
(photo by


Glamour shot by Mark Scheuern


Engine Compartment Aug, 2007


Custom painted Supercharger

More custom paintwork. Oil Catch can & Overflow tank.


Custom “pi” shift knob



July 2007


Customized Toggle/Button Panel
I made the buttons.. it was my very first “mod”.


Thank you Scott for the cool Dragon Badge. Alfie sports it proudly.


You can never have too many gizmos

Michigan Internation Motorspeedway
Me & Alfie leading the pack for “Touring laps” at the Michigan International Motorspeedway


Molly & Alfie on the Dragon, doin’ what they love to do. 1/13/2007


Aug 2007
(photo by


I LOVE my car!


12 thoughts on “MINI Cooper S

  1. Nicole says:

    great car, look at mine
    greetings from switzerland

  2. Molly says:

    Nicole… you have a great car :). I like the pig as well.

  3. KellyGIrl says:

    Nice site you got here lady.

    [just dropping by from the Nuts]

  4. Karen Las says:

    Nice to see other goat people love their import cars also :) We are big Subaru car people and attend some of the rallies in our home state of Minnesota and enjoy the Michigan rallies as well.

  5. Lisa says:

    I have a horse farm in Northern Canada and we also love our goats.
    Your website is fun and very informative.
    Thanks for all the tips!

  6. Ron says:


    Very nice car. Would you mind telling me where I can get the switch panel you have. I like the metal bars that protect the switchs from being hit by mistake. Thank you

  7. Mrs.Rachel says:

    Great pic of car in different-2 shaps and desgin with info.thanks to share it..

  8. Ananda says:

    Love it! So inspiring, bringing the magic down!

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  11. Jacob says:

    The design and the interior of the alfie is very attractive and specially having an Radar Detector: Escort Blue Passport – hardwired is like an advantage.

  12. Bob Keber says:

    Where did you get the stickers for your extra switches?

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