Gen1 MINI models including the R50, R52 and R53 are getting to the point where they can almost qualify for 'antique' car plates in the USA (most states) and with there being so many of these loved cars on the road we have found that many owners want to keep these cars on the road or their garage for the rest of their life. We're here to help the cause!
- New front and rear Struts
- New Front Strut Mounts/Bushings
- New Rear Shock Upper Bushings
- New Front and Rear Spring Retaining Pads
- New Front and Rear Sway Bar End Links
- New Bump Stops
- New Rear Shock Boots
- New Front Control Arm Bushings
- New Front Control Arm Ball Joints
- New Strut/Shock Mounting Nuts/Bolts
Please note there may be a few items on the list of parts on the bottom of the page that are not shown in the photo (dust boot and rear upper spring pad). Also, in many cases there are multiple quantities or left and right versions of each part which are also not shown but are included.
We proudly offer this fairly complete suspension rebuild kit that includes all of the most common components that when replaced will leave your MINI almost new again. Our kit includes Bilstein B4 front and rear shocks, front and rear end links, front and rear upper bushings, front and rear spring perch pads, dust covers, bump stops, control arm bushings, ball joints, and a set of hardware to make the re assembly a breeze. All of the brands we have selected for each component have been chosen based on the reputation of the brand and a price value relationship. We have opted for genuine MINI parts for a few items while other items are aftermarket from companies such as Lemforder, Febi/Bilstein and URO. We feel the combination of the brands selected offers a outstanding value with OE equivalent quality to our customers.
The Bilstein B4 shocks provide a small performance increase over the stock shocks and would be considered more in line with the Sports Suspension kit that MINI offered as a upgrade to the gen1 MINI model range. We can also build this same kit with the Sachs shocks/struts if you prefer at a increased cost should want to stick with the stock ride feel of the factory installed suspension.
While we've assembled quite a thorough kit here we think some MINIs may benefit from replacing the front and rear sway bar bushings, however there are at least 2 different sizes of rear bars and we've also found that MANY gen1 MINIs will have been upgraded with larger aftermarket rear swaybars in which case please contact us to discuss options. This kit requires re using the factory springs.
This Suspension Rebuild Kit: Gen 1 is one of the many MINI Cooper Parts and Accessories that we carry and will fit the following MINI Cooper Models and Years:
R50 MINI Cooper Hatchback: AFTER March 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
R53 MINI Cooper S Hatchback: AFTER March 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006
R52 MINI Cooper Convertible: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008R52 MINI Cooper S Convertible: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
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2- 19119205 Rear Bilstein B4 Shocks
1- 22119186 Front left Bilstein B4 Strut
1- 22119193 Front right Bilstein B4 Strut
1- FEB-31106779437 Ball joint left lower
1- FEB-31106779438 Ball joint right lower
2- LEM-31126757551 Lemforder front lower control arm bushings
2- FEB-31126783443 Febi ball joint L/R
2- URO-31306759455 URO Front bump stop
2- LEM-31306778833 Front upper strut mount
2- FEB-31331094749 Febi/Bilstein dust cover front
2- FEB-31356778831 Febi/Bilstein Sway Bar end link front
2- FEB-33506772789 Febi/Bilstein Sway Bar end link rear
2- FEB-33526754123 Febi/Bilstein Rear upper shock bushings
2- FEB-33531518391 Febi/Bilstein Rear bump stop
8- 31316769731 Nuts
2- 31326761054 Front lower pad
2- 31331128523 spring pad front
2- 31356778832 Pinch bolt
8- 33306760587 Nuts
2- 33506773205 Bolts
4- 33526757104 upper bolt
2- 33531495714 Rear pad upper
2- 33531495715 Rear lower spring pad
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