The stock R56 MINI Cooper S chassis is set up for general everyday use with an emphasis on comfort. These improved mini cooper motor mounts ingenious void inserts reduce the amount of movement by filling in the voids in the mounts with softer compound polyurethane. Limiting engine and transmission movement in the MINI Cooper has many benefits, smoother power transmission to the wheels eliminating the intense wheel hop when spinning the tires, less movement of the shifter cables allowing the transmission gears to stay fully connected, less flex on all connected turbo engine components including the exhaust system.
Kit includes:2 Lower Engine Mount bushings Installation instructions Installation time: 15 minutes
Choose your correct model year when ordering. Build date can be found on the sticker inside the driver door jam
May be the mod with the most bang for your buck.
Joe Davis (Beaverton, OR) 10/11/2010 10:00 PM
I was a bit leery of the polyurethane engine bushings because I feared they'd transmit an unacceptable amount of engine vibration to the interior. I'm very glad to be proven wrong! If anything the engine seems to idle even more smoothly. That of course is a testament to Peugeot's engineering prowess, as the R56's engine is a real gem. Another thing that pleasantly surprised me is that the polyurethane noticeably reduced some of the slop in the gear change. It's a much slicker shifter now. This mod from MINI-Madness has NO down side. In fact it should come from the factory as original equipment. Are you listening BMW?
Madness R56 engine bushings
Bobby Davidov (Greenwood Lake, NY) 10/14/2009 5:58 PM
Excellent product.It makes big difference in shifting on take off and the throttle respond is incredible.Very easy to install.Thanks George.
(Unknown) 2/8/2009 3:39 PM
If you do no other mods , you owe it to yourself to do this one . Very easy to do and what a difference shifting .
great mod for the money
(Unknown) 5/20/2008 8:17 AM
the bushings do what madness says they do. better shifting and you can feel a lil more grip in the front . easy install too, took about 15 minutes. not much more vibration at idle , i really dont notice it at stop lights. you get less of the clunk shift into second and third. i like it.