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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 …

Car Maintenance, MINI, Mini Cooper »

Replacing Rear Shock Absorber Bushes on a Mini Cooper R50

Worn rear shock absorber bushes is a very common problem on a Mini Cooper R50, Mini Convertible R52, Mini Cooper S R53 (2004 – 2006), and MINI Cooper R56 (2006 – 2013). The car sent to our workshop is having some irritating sound from the rear wheel. Our mechanic jack the car up and find out both the rear shock absorber bushes has worn out seriously. As you can see from the image here, there is almost nothing left!

To remove the rear shock absorber on a Mini Cooper, you will …

Austin Mini, Classic Cars, Mini Cooper »

Drive to Thailand: In A Classic Mini Cooper

This is a story written by Koh from Penang Malaysia and submitted to MalaysiaMiniLover.com. It’s a 1,000km road-trip in a 1993 MK6 Classic Mini Cooper. The full story goes here:

As a Mini lover, I’ve been driving a classic Mini for at least 18 years and also the BMW Mini Cooper for 10 years. Couple years ago, I drove a 2005 Mini Cooper to Thailand and clocked a few thousand miles during that trip. You may read the full story here if you are planning to drive to Thailand from Malaysia. This time, the journey …

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A Beautiful 1999 Mini Cooper 40th Anniversary

Happy New Year! First of all, thank you for supporting MalaysiaMiniLover.com for the past 9 years. In 2017, we are 10th Year Anniversary! It’s been 10 years! While we are saying goodbye to 2016, let’s check out a unique 1999 Mini Cooper 40th Anniversary Special Edition. This is the car we are going to use to welcome the New Year!

Among all the special edition Minis, this is one of the most sought-after models for all Mini collectors. If you read the complete Mini Timeline & History, you will find out …

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Unique Red Mini Cooper With Silver Bonnet Stripes

Just like everyone else, we’d love to see a special Mini Cooper. We love to see how an owner design their own car with unique stuffs so that the car looks different from others. Here we spotted a 1978 Red Mini Cooper MKIII with silver bonnet stripes and a custom made roof decal.

Take a look at the car hood, the owner places a new BMW Mini Cooper emblem instead of a classic Austin or Morris Mini emblems. At the back of the car, there is one British flag decal and a GB …

MINI, Mini Cooper »

How Much Does A Mini Cooper Weigh

A 2016 Mini Cooper hardtop weighs in between 2,605 lbs and 2,985 lbs, ranging from the basic Mini Cooper to the high performance Mini John Cooper Works. Somehow, there are 5 persons carry the car without using any hydraulic jack. Yes! As you can see from the photo below, they carry without anything. It shows how vital it is to understand how much does my car weigh.

Alright, this is just a promotion done by a Mini branch located in Kuala Lumpur. The entire car is built up with carbon fiber and it didn’t …