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MINI Timing Chain Kit Gen 1

  • MINI Timing Chain Kit
  • MINI Timing Chain Kit
  • MINI Timing Chain Kit
  • #1,3,4,&6
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$238.95
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$169.95 (You save $69.00)
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MINI Timing Chain Kit G1
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3.00 LBS
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Product Description

MINI Timing Chain Kit for all Gen 1 MINI and MINI Cooper S. This kit includes both OEM chain guides, a tensioner, and chain. We have found, here at the shop, that if you over heat your engine or run it with out oil for too long, you can wear out or break the chain guides as well as stretch the chain, or cause the tensioner to stick and fail . Also if your engine clatters on first start up then goes away, then this kit is for you.

As an added benefit, we are now cryogenically treating all chains and tensioners in all of our timing chain kits. The cryogenic “heat treating” process is where the material is cooled to approximately −185°C (−301°F) with the use of liquid nitrogen. This increases the amount of martensite in the steel's crystal structure, increasing its strength and hardness. Which in turn will not allow the chain to stretch or the tensioner to fail as quickly if ever. This keeps your motor in time better as well as quitter.

While this kit is not hard to install, you do need to know what your doing and we highly recommend a Bentley Manual to help guide you thru the process. Your also going to need some special tools to make the job happen correctly and we rent out tools to make the job a bit easier and cost less. You will need the cam tool, belt tensioner tool, and the crank pulley tool. You should also replace the crank bolt and maybe the cam bolt.


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Product Reviews

  1. Mini R53 timing chain 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 13th May 2018

    First just wanted to thank Chad for helping me find out about my timing issue....(stretche)

    Timing kit was shipped fast
    definitely be difference on my R53
    No more rattle...
    Old chain was stretched and Chad help me over the phone if I was closed to then this be the shop to go...
    So new timing kit felt right and you can feel the difference from old chain to the new one
    The new chain felt right... and fit perfectly
    All I can say this is the place to get your timing kit from Detroittuned

    Thanks again Chad!!



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