Description Reviews MINI Cooper Replacement Axle Nut. These should be replaced every time you remove the axle or replace the wheel bearing. These will work on all Gen 1 and Gen 2 models and years (as stated above drop down), Cooper or Cooper S, even Countrymans! Note: Tq. to 122 ft lbs. then crimp the end. 1 Review 5 Does the job, nothing fancy about an axle nut! Posted by Unknown on 24th Aug 2016 Picked this up when doing wheel bearing install on my R53 and you need a new axle nut for the job. easy to install, torque into place. Go for this one as is OEM quality and will last.