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Our Compound Charged R53 Cooper S track car.

So this whole project started a couple years ago in essence (Circa 2017). We purchased an R53 mini as a track car. We were not even planning on it to be fair. But it came along half smashed up, and was cheap. We fell over it essentially, so thought 'why not'. They are meant to…
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R53 Turbocharger manifold

One of the first things to do was sort our exhaust manifold. One of the reasons we selected the turbocharger we had, as it's physical properties. They have a very odd shaped exhaust housing, allowing us to keep the turbocharger up high, and avoid the whole power steering system and various other bits. We made…
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