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):

Powertrain:

  • 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

Suspension:

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

Exhaust:

  • 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

Looks:

  • 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

Safety:

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


Me driving on the Dragon.

Photo by Mark Scheuern

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Alfie�s Detroit Tuned
Windsor Canada / Detroit in background. Oct. 2007
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Fall in the Smokies
Nov. ’07
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Runnin on The Hill (The Dragon) Aug. 2007
(photo by Killboy.com)

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Alfie
Glamour shot by Mark Scheuern

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Engine Compartment Aug, 2007

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Custom painted Supercharger


More custom paintwork. Oil Catch can & Overflow tank.

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Custom “pi” shift knob

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July 2007

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

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

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You can never have too many gizmos

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

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

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Aug 2007
(photo by Killboy.com)

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I LOVE my car!

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12 thoughts on “MINI Cooper S

  1. Nicole says:

    great car, look at mine
    greetings from switzerland
    Nicole

  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:

    Hello.

    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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