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This is a tutorial to replace a Mini Cooper auxiliary belt, serpentine belt, or some people call it fan belt. In this article ill be sharing the method I use to change the auxiliary belt without using special tool. The car I am working on is a 2005 Mini Cooper R50 where the production runs from 2001 to 2008 depending on the country you are living. Let’s get the work started!

Step 1: Remove the front wheel (Driver’s side for right hand drive country)

Step 2: Remove the Wheel Well Liner

There are …

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Driving a Malaysian?? Car to Vietnam?? via Laos?? and Thailand??

Driving a Malaysian?? car to Vietnam?? via Thailand?? Cambodia?? and Laos?? has always been my dream. While I was planning my trip, I realised there is not much of information available online. I believed there are many Malaysian or Singaporean motorist would like to do this too. So I hope this article will be useful for anyone who love overland journey in ASEAN countries.

Malaysia Thailand Laos Vietnam 10,000KM Overland Journey in 2023

I started my journey in February 2023, using a 23-year-old JDM Toyota Altezza with 1JZ-GTE vvti engine. It’s …

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2022 All-New Honda HR-V e:HEV Hybrid Is Now Available in Thailand

This is the latest, newest 2022 All-New Honda HR-V e:HEV hybrid model. I am really surprised to find out that this model is not available in certain countries yet, including Malaysia, Taiwan, and others. On the other hand, this car is selling good in the land of smile, Thailand. This photo is taken in the 2022 Bangkok Motor Show and you can see how popular this car is by looking at the visitors around it.

We have recently received the information from Honda Taiwan, the only available variant in the Taiwanese …

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2022 Honda Civic e:HEV RS is Launched in Thailand International Motor Show

The 2022 Honda Civic e:HEV RS is finally launched at the 43rd Bangkok International Motor Show. Honda Thailand is saying the selling price for the brand new Civic e:HEV RS will be around somewhere around 1,270,000 baht, it is about 300,000 baht more expensive than the cheapest fuel model.

This time, Honda powers the Civic e:HEV RS with a direct-injected 2.0 litre naturally-aspirated Atkinson-cycle four-cylinder engine, together with 2 electric motors and a compact Power Control Unit, it is expected to produce a total power of 215hp or more.

The interior …

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Honda City Hatchback Makes World Debut at Thailand International Motor Expo 2020

It’s finally here in Thailand! The 2021 New Honda City Hatchback has made its world debut at Thailand International Motor Expo 2020. Everything almost looks the same with the sedan version until you see the rear of the car. The hatchback body style features a longer roofline to meet the roof spoiler, which is placed above the tailgate with a rear window that looks similar to the Honda Jazz or Honda Fit. For the market in Thailand, the City Hatchback is selling in three variants, S+, SV, and RS. S+ …

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Bangkok Mini Family Club Thailand Gathering

December 22 2018, a beautiful night in Victory Monument Bangkok, Thailand.  About 40 over classic Mini Cooper floods the car park in front of Tidmun Steak Restaurant at Ratchadamnoen Avenue. Our editors happens to be in Bangkok and this is the first time we join a Mini event in Thailand. It was really great to see that there is a huge group of people in Thailand are keeping this legendary car alive! We were stunt when we see all the cars at the car park.

Well, the classic Mini MK1 …