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 […]

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 […]