Find all posts by AlexQS. Find all posts by C-Lop. Of course with more 'sound' the gas pedal seems to find the floor more often, so the increase MPG is something that needs self control!! Keep an eye on your oil level. From what I'm hearing it doesn't really sound too great. Just done the brake mod myself, you need discs, calipers, caliper carriers, and depending on your current set up may need hoses too, they fit fine under 16 or 17" wheels.
He performed a dyno run with a cone filter and then again with the one ball mod and gained 9 HP! He said he was surprised to see those. Doller for doller, it's one of the best mods you ca do to an R53 IMO.
Video: R53 one ball hp gain Mini Cooper S - One Ball Exhaust Install
I went one- ball on my MINI's. gain in hp was about 3. the sound was.
1st Gen R53 Cooper S One Ball exhaust Mod today)
Is the one ball mod worth doing BHP wise, I do not want to increase the R53 Cooper-S, 17% pulley, Iridium plugs, GRS Intercooler, DaveF Hybrid The 1-ball is a HP gain, the sound is good!!
the mod IS cheap to do.
The last two years of the R53 are the most desirable. So is it worth it or not really? Send a private message to C-Lop. View iTrader Profile. Hi all, Having read millions of R53 threads on Mini forums thought I'd ask here where perhaps the views are different or experiences more grounded.
(I think there is probably a couple HP improvement). Ive just begun restoring my R53 which I admittedly have neglected for a while. Today, after One ball is one of the best and cheapest mods other than a supercharger reduction pulley.
HP gain from pulley is huge. You'll. In stock trim, the R53 Mini Cooper isn't lacking in character. Dyno results showed a peak gain of HP power at RPM, but power increases from RPM.
Location: Front Type: Street, Stage 1 Bearing: captive-ball fully encased in.
Not the noise correct? Find all posts by EDS. They all said it would be nearly impossible to weld the top of the 90 pipe once it was fitted. You must log in or sign up to post here. Send a private message to Saltysalt.
Drivetrain One ball mod 9 HP North American Motoring
The mini I don't want super loud, but loud enough that I can hear it with the windows up and the heat on. Orranje or JCW airbox, smaller pulley and exhaust are a good start for power - should get you bhp ish, maybe a bit more.
Here you'll be hp. ball joints etc all renewed, basically it is a new car underneath but has 85k miles on.
And, as usual, any Mini you're considering should be subjected to a pre-purchase inspection. View Public Profile. Received 2 Likes on 2 Posts. Send a private message to thulchatt. It is generally considered the best bang for buck exhaust mod possible. Today's Top Stories.
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|All of those mods affect those principals.
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While there doesn't seem to be any easy solution to avoiding the issue, you can partially protect yourself by fitting better-performing struts, and running a 16" or smaller wheel with a non-runflat tire. Hammy98 posts 36 months. Originally Posted by Saltysalt.
Happily, America didn't get the first year cars, and by the model year, many issues were sorted out not all issues, mind you — more on that later.