Body & Equipment

Articles relating to a vehicles Body & it’s Equipment.

How to Repair Your Sunroof

Sunroof Repair - Tilted Sunroof
Intro… This guide is about repairing your sunroof (sometimes called a moonroof). It applies to most vehicles fitted with a tilting glass sunroof. The same faults can apply to any […]

How to Repair a Cracked Broken Remote Key Fob

Key Fob Repair - The Silicone Repair After it is Set
A few years ago I had a quote for a replacement remote key fob (or remote keyless entry system) from the main dealer. This was just over £100 for the […]

How to Remove a Boot (Trunk) Liner & Side Panels

Mini R57 Convertible - Trunk (Boot) Enlarged Access
Removing the boot liner and side panels is normally a straight forward job. Just removing a few screws and plastic fixings? Occasionally there will be something that won’t come undone […]

Odometer, (Milometer) Goes From 199,999 to 200,000 Miles

Odometer (Mileometer) Goes From 199,99 to 200,000 Miles
There’s something about watching your odometer going from 999,999 miles to 100,000 miles, let alone watching it go from 199,999 to 200,000 miles. It’s a milestone celebrated across the world, […]

How to Fix Rotating Mini Headlight Bolts (that Won’t Come Out).

Trying to Undo a Mini Headlight Bolt (Featured Image)
Mini Headlight Bolts (mainly mini models R55, R56, R57, R58, R5,9 R60, R61) have a habit of corroding inside their housing. The headlight bolts screw into captive nuts, moulded into […]

How to Remove a Vehicle Bumper

Bumper Component Diagram (rear)
Removing a vehicle bumper – Most modern vehicles are fitted with bumpers that contain a variety of parts. These are generally: A thermoplastic cover (bumper trim panel).A steel or aluminium […]