S CAR G0

8.25.2003 - present

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specs

  • 2003 MINI Cooper S 2DR Hatchback
  • 1.6L 4-Cylinder Supercharged and Intercooled, SOHC
  • 163hp, 155lbs/ft - 8.3:1 C/R
  • Dark Silver Metallic Paint (Body)
  • White Roof and Mirror Covers
  • White Bonnet and Boot Stripes (factory models)
  • Sport Package:
    • Xenon HID Headlights with Power Washers
    • Sport Plus Tuned Suspension
    • Dynamic Stability Control with Traction Control
    • Front Factory Fog Lights
  • Premium Package:
    • Dual-pane Panoramic Sunroof
    • Automatic A/C System
    • On-board Computer
    • Cruise Control
    • Multi-function Sport Steering Wheel
  • Panther Black Interior with Silver Dash Trim
  • DVD Navigation (factory option)
  • Full Toggle Switch Bank (Rear Fog Lights Active)
  • Rain Sensing Windshield Wipers
  • Auto Dimming Rear View Mirror
  • Drive-by-wire Throttle
  • 6-Speed Manual Getrag Transmission
  • Electro-hydraulic, Speed-sensitive Power Steering
  • Multi-link Rear Suspension

mods

  • customized JEstr Tuning Mode 3 ECU Flash
  • Gintani Charge Cooler, Water-to-Air Front Mount Heat Exchanger, and Custom Manifold, Methanol Cooled
  • Amazon Hose Aftermarket Blue Intercooler Bellow
  • ALTA 19% Reduction Supercharger Pulley w/ NAPA 060539 Belt
  • Unorothodox Racing Blue 0% Size Reduction Lightweight Crank Pulley
  • M7 Version 2 Air Gain System (AGS) w/ Carbon Fiber Heat Shield
  • M7 Gen2 62mm Velocity Stack Throttle Body
  • M7 180 degree Thermostat
  • DEI CryO2 Custom Installed Front Mount CO2 Intercooler Sprayer System w/ Primer Button
  • (2) DEI CryO2 5lb Tanks with line splitter kit
  • Minspeed by MyMini Stainless Steel Cat-back exhaust system
  • OBX Racing 4-2-1 header with factory catalytic converter
  • Innovate Motorsports Wideband O2 Controller Standalone Gauge Kit
  • A'PEXi AFC Select (for select European model cars) Piggy-back ECU Fuel Controller
  • A'PEXi Auto Timer
  • Bosch EV14 550cc (52lb) Injectors
  • NGK Spark Plugs (1 step colder)
  • Magnecore 8.5mm Performance Spark Plug Wires
  • Screamin’ Demon Coil Pack
  • DEI Spark Plug Wire Heat Wrap w/ Grey Heat-Shrink Ends
Performance
  • BC Racing Prototype ER External Reservoir Series Coilovers, made for SEMA 2011 Show
  • M7 Limited Edition Black Chrome Strut Tower Brace
  • M7 Under Strut System
  • H-Sport Rear Lower Control Arms (set of four)
  • Clutchmasters FX400 Stage IV Clutch Kit, 475ft/lbs sustainable
  • Clutchmasters 10.5lb Lightweight Flywheel
  • Quaife Helical Gear Auto Torque Biasing Differential
  • 17" x 7.5" RAYS Engineering United Arrow S-05 EuroStar Wheels – Custom Clemson Orange Powdercoat
  • 215 / 45 - ZR 17 Goodyear Eagle GT Street Tires
  • 15" x 5.5" Borbet Black Steel Wheels w/ junk tires - Front Only (2004 NOPI Nationals Burnout Contestant!)
  • McGard Locking Lug Nut Set (Tuner-Style Wheels)
  • PowerSlot Slotted Front Rotors (OEM Size)
  • Hawk HPS Brake Pads - Front and Rear
  • FastLane Exclusive! Custom Hydraulic Supply Stainless Steel Brake Lines - Front and Rear
  • Powerflex Large Upper / Lower Motor Mount Inserts
  • Powerflex Small Upper / Lower Motor Mount Inserts
  • Powerflex Gearbox Mount Inserts
  • Powerflex Control Arm Bushings
Drivetrain / Suspension / Brakes
  • Custom 3M Di-Noc Black Carbon Fiber Vinyl Wrapped Interior Trim
  • FastLane Exclusive! FastLane Tuned Silver Painted Fiberglass Visor Mounted Triple Gauge Pod
  • AutoMeter UltraLight Boost / Vacuum Gauge (Electric)
  • AutoMeter UltraLight Water Temperature Gauge (Electric)
  • AutoMeter UltraLight Oil Pressure Gauge (Electric)
  • AutoLumination Superstar LED Lighting for Gauges - (2) Amber and (1) White in center
  • FastLane Exclusive! FastLane Tuned Silver Painted Fiberglass Headliner Mounted Single Gauge Pod
  • special ordered Sparco Milano Suede Seats (Grey / Black) w/ Sliders
  • custom matching UniSuede 7052 Taupe headliner and rear 20" TV screen console trim
  • custom matching Alcantara 9002 Charcoal suede upper and lower dash, subwoofer trim side panels, glovebox organizer, arm rest, door pull rests
  • R56 MINI OEM arm rest
  • Euro Parcel Tray
  • John Cooper Works Checkered Flag Front Floor Mats
  • FastLane Exclusive! FastLane Tuned Custom Welded-in Harness Bar w/ Camera Mount
  • Sparco 3-Point Double-Release Black Harnesses and welded-in lower mounting brackets
  • Sparco classic Gray / White Shoulder Pads
  • Sparco Trium Steering Wheel
  • Momo #2008 Steering Wheel Hub
  • Range Rover Sport "Supercharged" Emblem and "Cooper S" on passenger side airbag cover
  • B&M Short Throw Shifter
  • Sparco Globe-X Black Leather Shift Knob
  • Black Leather Shift Boot
  • Black Leather Hand Brake Boot
  • AutoLumination 9 Blue LED Festoon Dome Lighting
  • AutoLumination 5 White LED Matrix Courtesy Lighting
  • (2) VARAD Corporation 9" White High Performance LED Light Bars under dash - HLW9WH
  • (4) VARAD Corporation White / Blue HyperLEDs in dash air vents - iLK106
  • MINI OEM E-brake Storage Tray
  • GoMINIGo Glovebox Organizer
Interior
  • ARQRAY Rear Upper Adjustable Carbon Fiber Spoiler, Gloss Black painted end caps
  • Seibon Carbon Fiber Bonnet, body colored painted w/ Lexus Glacier Frost Mica Pearl stripes outlined in carbon
  • ViS Carbon Fiber Boot, body colored painted w/ Lexus Glacier Frost Mica Pearl stripes outlined in carbon
  • Lexus Glacier Frost Mica Pearl stripes extending through custom painted front and rear bumpers, graphite outlines
  • Lexus Glacier Frost Mica Pearl painted roof, shark fin antenna, and mirror caps
  • Body colored smoked headlights and tail lights
  • XPEL Invisible Paint Protection - Fully Covered Bonnet and Wrapped Edges, Front Bumper, Mirrors, A-Pillars, and Side Rocker Panel Trim
  • M7 Carbon Fiber Air Plate Diverter
  • Retro Solutions 55w Slim Digital 8000K D2R Retro-Fit Headlight HID Kit
  • Retro Solutions 85mm CCFL white Angel Eye rings in headlights
  • Autolumination 36 White LED Array behind "XENON" vents in headlights
  • Body colored painted fenders
  • Hamann Carbon Fiber Front Splitter
  • Hamann Carbon Fiber Rear Diffuser
  • Sylvania SilverStar H7 High Beam Bulbs
  • PIAA 002 Turbo-L Brilliant White LED Foglights molded in upper grille for show use only
  • VARAD Corporation White Undercar LED Lighting - ULS410WH
  • VARAD Corporation White LED Suspension Lighting - SL210WH
  • CooperFlags White Perforated Sunroof Cover
  • 10% Metallic Black Tinted Windows
  • 30% Metallic Black Tinted Front Windshield
  • CTD Germany Red / Clear Tail Lights w/ Dual Brake Light Mod (diode)
  • AutoLumination HyperWhite 50W H1 / 1156 Hybrid Reverse Light Bulb
  • AutoLumination 27 LED Red 1156 SMT Tower Rear Fog Light Bulbs
  • AutoLumination 27 Red LED 1156 SMT Tower Rear Turn Signal Bulbs
  • AutoLumination 27 Red LED 1157 SMT Tower Rear Brake Light Bulbs
  • AutoLumination 9 White LED Festoon 39mm License Plate Bulbs
  • AutoLumination 30 Amber LED 194 SMT Tower Front Turn Signal Bulbs
  • AutoLumination Amber LED 194 Super Wide Angle Front Parking Light Bulbs
  • AutoLumination 5 Amber LED 194 SMT Tower Front Sidemarket Signal Bulbs
  • Ultra Amber Front Parking Light Bulbs
  • Aero Kit Sport Grills, Body Colored Painted Trim
Exterior
  • (2) Phoenix Gold Xenon 10" DVC 4 ohm Subwoofers (model 10d4)
  • (1) Phoenix Gold Xenon 6.5" Component Set - Front Speakers (model 6.5)
  • (1) Phoenix Gold Xenon 200 x 4 Amp (model 200.4)
  • Sanyo ECD-T1780DV 7" Flip Out Touchscreen DVD Headunit Monitor, 200watt
  • Custom center console with relocated headunit, A/C, factory toggle switches, A'PEXi AFC Select, and Zune Dock
  • Custom 3M DI-Noc Carbon Fiber 64GB Microsoft ZuneHD with "8-Track" style dock into center console
  • Kinetik HC2400 101Ah, 2400W, 74lb Battery with over 1,000CCA (Rear)
  • Braille B3121C 21 pound Carbon Fiber Battery (Front)
  • Stinger SGP32 Pro 200 Amp Battery Isolator
  • Xstatic BATCAP400
  • Rear Back-Up Camera
  • Removed rear speakers
  • Removed rear side panels
  • Removed rear seat bottoms and backs, two weeks into ownership of vehicle
  • Entire rear section, doors, and hatch sheeted in Hushmat (Dynamat-type material)
  • Custom steel harness bar welded in for Sparco seats / Harnesses
  • Custom in-car camera mount on harness bar
  • MDF / Fiberglass Framework
  • (2) DEI CryO2 CO2 5lb Bottles Mounted In Framework
  • Polariod 20" Flat Panel LCD Monitor, motorized flip down from rear sunroof
  • TV controls relocated to rear hatch panel
  • 800watt power inverter for monitor, XBOX
  • Custom 120GB Microsoft XBOX mounted in rear floor
  • 60GB Sony PS3 mounted in same location when XBOX is removed
  • Relocated cigarette lighter plug / dual USB power ports on rear seat box trim covers
  • Remote DC power and RCA plugs inside driver's rear seat box
  • Rear plexiglass display, illuminated by (7) VARAD Corporation iLK106 LEDs
  • Custom fabricated fiberglass side panels, suede wrapped
  • Custom fabricated subwoofer enclosures made from PVC tube, painted silver
  • (2) VARAD Corporation 9" White High Performance LED Light Bars in rear section of headliner - HLW9WH
  • Remainder painted to match interior colors (flat black / high gloss silver)
In Car Entertainment
  • De-Chromed (Body Colored Painted) Door Handles, S-Fuel Door, Side Marker Trim
  • De-Chromed (Black Vinyl Striping) Window Trim all around vehicle
  • FIAMM Dual Air Horns
  • Forge Motorsports Alloy Power Steering Tank
  • Forge Motorsports Alloy Header Tank
  • Chrome Header Tank Cap
  • Forge Motorsports Polished Oil, Brake Fluid, Washer Fluid Caps
  • Screen Mesh protecting Power Steering Fan and Intercooler
  • Painted Silver Interior Trim
  • De-badged rear 'Cooper S' emblems
  • Clemson Orange 'S' scuttle emblems
  • Passport 9500ix Radar Detector Hard Install - Blue Display
  • Custom Interior / Exterior / Underhood Graphics
Miscellaneous

dyno proven front wheel horsepower [249]
dyno proven front wheel torque [247]
current high boost level [1.13bar / 16.661psi]

latest dyno charts [one] [two] [three]

coming soon

  • Quick Release Steering Wheel Hub
  • H-Sport Rear Adjustable Sway Bar – 25.5mm (22mm effective)
  • Adjustable Dampening Coilover setup with camber plates
  • Wilwood Brake Calipers and Rotors, or similar
  • Custom High-Flow Headwork

awards and accolades

2009 All British Car Club Annual Car Show - 1st Place, New MINI Class

2008 Battle of the Imports, Orlando - 1st Place, Euro Class

2008 All British Car Club Annual Car Show - 1st Place, New MINI Class (PDF link)

2008 ZuneBoards features S Car G0 on front page of 30,000+ member messageboard (link)

2007 NOPI Nationals - 1st Place, Elite European Custom (link)

2007 Value Pawn and Jewelry Car Show - Best In Show

2005 MINIs On The Dragon Mountain Run - Deal's Gap, NC

2004 NOPI Nationals - Burnout Contestant, on SPEED Channel! (video)

2004 MINIs On The Dragon Mountain Run - Deal's Gap, NC

2003 NOPI Nationals - 3rd Place, MINI Cooper Custom



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