what brand parts should i use on 2010 mini cooper s coupe

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Aug 26, 2019 05:27AM kenatminimania  
Aug 20, 2019 11:37AM sunil  
Aug 20, 2019 11:22AM kenatminimania Edited: Aug 21, 2019 04:38AM 
Aug 20, 2019 10:57AM sunil  
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hi, timing guides and chain what brand is dependable, and do i need to change sprockets cam and bypass coolant tube, thermostat etc. thanks for replying.
If you are servicing the timing chain, you should replace the chain, guides, and the tensioner - we recommend MINI factory parts.

Replace the timing chain sprockets if they show signs of wear. 

If your MINI has high mileage and the coolant tube and thermostat housing as never been changed, best to replace them while your engine is already partially dis-assembled. This is especially true if there are any signs of coolant leak or seepage.

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hi, timing guides and chain what brand is dependable, and do i need to change sprockets cam and bypass coolant tube, thermostat etc. thanks for replying.

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Hi, every one i am new to mini, i am trying to fix my daughter car, 2010 mini cooper s , bent valves ,timing guides broken, etc. can some tell me what type of parts should i use, factory or after market brands and which brand is good etc. and what are all components to replace thanks 
If you want to avoid any issues with fitment, then the MINI factory parts are always guaranteed to fit (as long as you get the correct parts). They will also provide the same quality as the parts used when the car was new.

If you want to save $$, go with the aftermarket parts. You increase the risk of fitment issues and you don't know the quality unless you get the parts from the same manufacturer as the MINI supplier.

As for which parts to get, only a mechanic inspecting the dis-assembled engine can tell you what exactly you might need.....

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Hi, every one i am new to mini, i am trying to fix my daughter car, 2010 mini cooper s , bent valves ,timing guides broken, etc. can some tell me what type of parts should i use, factory or after market brands and which brand is good etc. and what are all components to replace thanks