This is the newly released 2 piece version with the removable cat / decat section. This 2 piece header manifold for the MINI Cooper S R53 features 2.50" T304 stainless steel construction and a 200 Cell Hi-Flow Sports Cat. This header manifold will greatly improve performance and sound compared to your factory unit. The stock manifold - downpipe - cat has the most inconsistent pipe diameter in your exhaust system. The Milltek header is an easy bolt-on installation, and it can be installed with your stock exhaust or with a Milltek Sport unit (or any other aftermarket unit for that matter).
ABOUT MILLTEK SPORT:
Milltek sport exhausts have a genuine performance edge - noticable power gains, sounds that are truely awesome, styled looks that are aggressive but discrete and a feeling of true exhilaration.
Over 20 years of continuous exhaust development and technical expertise are drawn upon to develop the ultimate milltek sport range of performance exhausts. milltek exhausts are produced in high quality type 304 aircraft grade stainless steel. this quality of stainless steel is used on all pipework and the total construction of the silencer. mandrel bending ensures full flow bends for better gas flow and millteck systems are increased in bore to ensure ultimate performance without the loss of mid range torque.
Fits the following MINI models:
R50 2002-2006 Hatchback Cooper
R53 2002-2006 Hatchback Cooper S
R52 2004-2008 Convertible Cooper S