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Mini Cooper Suspension Stock & Performance upgrades


The factory original Mini Cooper Suspension was designed for the masses, which means it is a compromise between comfort and performance. If you are not interested in compromise we have a great selection of suspension upgrade to make it even better. Yes and even to make to smoother!

Mini Mania is your source for all MINI Cooper suspension and steering parts! We offer both Factory Original (OEM) parts and the very best in MINI Cooper suspension performance parts from names like Koni and Bilstein, as well as a lineup of standard aftermarket replacements. The experts at Mini Mania also offer a selection of sport tuned suspensions and shocks that will allow you to tune your MINI to your specific wishes. Suspension kits will allow you to either maintain your stock ride height (with better shock control) or raise the car to avoid becoming a snow plow in the winter, or lower the car for that great day at the track!

We also offer tie rod assemblies, ball joints, control arm bushings performance sway bars and sway bar links. From MINI Cooper shock absorbers to MINI Clubman sway bars, we have the MINI suspension and steering parts you are looking for!

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Question:
I just placed a reservation for a 2023 MINI SE... the electric MINI. I anticipate upgrading the suspension. I suspect the stock springs and shocks are designed for the heavier weight and it's unlikely that more performance oriented items are available. However I suspect wheels tire and swat bars could be changed with improvements to the handling using existing performance oriented parts? Your thoughts and recommendations! I'm thinking about the electric MINI as an "electric sports car" rather than efficient transportation! Regards, Don This form will not accept my actual email address!!! [email protected]
Answer:
The handling dynamics will be completely different with the Cooper SE due to the weight of the batteries. I am not aware of any of the performance parts manufacturers testing their parts on the SE.

Since the SE shares the same rear sway bar as the F57 Cooper convertible with the standard suspension, we know some parts will 'fit'. We are just not sure how effective they will be. I would recommend you give the stock SE a chance to see where the shortcomings are and start from there. 

How bad is the understeer?
Is there much body lean
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Question:
For a while now, my New MINI Cooper has had an annoying creak I hear as I drive it. It is more audible when I am driving it, but can also be heard by a passenger. It seems to stem from the rear. I have taken my New MINI Cooper to the grave for a temp gauge change, and they looked at my base suspension and said all was ok, and the guy could not hear the creak. Tends to happen over bumps, and at slower speeds. Could it be my bushings needing repair?
Answer:
I'm wondering if the bushings on the rear control arms may have dried out. You might try lubricating the ends of the control arms. Since they are rubber bushings, you might use a non-petroleum lubricant like silicone lubricant.

Here are links to the interior trim on the underside of the convertible top:

center trim
side trims

The MINI catalog does not list any hardware with these trims, so I suspect they are secured by molded tabs on the trim...

Mini Mania Tech Team

The MINI Cooper Parts and Accessories Experts