Specialist Services

Track & Race Preparation

We can handle the project from start to finish whilst keeping within the constraints of your series regulations and/or budget. We've spent a long time working with a wide variety of MINI performance and motorsport parts and are perfectly placed to carry out any work to your track day or race car, whether a One, Cooper, Cooper S or JCW variant. Lohen has been involved in Motorsport since 2010 and has built and run MINIs…

Suspension Setup

Many MINI owners want to extract every last ounce of performance from their engines but fail to recognise how important setting up their MINI’s chassis is. Lohen has proven, through our many years of MINI experience, that a well-balanced, direct-feeling MINI will be difficult to better on road or tack. Whether you prefer a fast road blast or racing on track, Lohen’s MINI suspension setup will obtain the very finest results, creating a balance in…

Engine Rebuilds

Alongside these jobs we are able to perform tasks such as complete MINI engine rebuilds and swaps quickly and precisely. We have clean dedicated in-house facilities to complete engine rebuild jobs to a high standard. Our purpose-built engine room is a closed-off, dust-free environment and we use highly skilled mechanics to carry out the work on your engine. After the rebuild is complete we use the latest techniques to make sure your engine is properly…

Parts Reconditioning

Many components on MINIs would benefit from refurbishment: these services can breath new life into tired parts at a fraction of the cost of replacing them. Lohen’s skilled mechanics are on hand to attend to all jobs, no matter how big or small.Common MINI refurbishment items include: • Generation 1 Cooper S & JCW superchargers • Generation 2 Cooper S & JCW turbos • Generation 1 Midland gearboxes • Track and race suspension dampers •…

Parts Design

Lohen has invested heavily in Computer Aided Design facilities and engineers to further our MINI research and development. We are designing and manufacturing a range of parts, each having their own unique benefits to improve the driving experience for MINI owners. We use laser cutting, water jet and CNC machining to obtain the very best results meaning the development of our in-house products creates something we can be truly proud of. Tried and tested on…

Heat Coatings

Lohen’s pedigree in racing has proven to us many parts on MINIs would benefit from ceramic heat coating to manage heat. We’ve coated a number of components on our racing MINIs and seen significantly lower temperatures both in the cabin and engine bay. Add to this the improvement of flow and performance that comes from ceramic coating and it’s a no-brainer; faster flowing gases correlate directly with better component performance and quicker lap times, reduced…

Mapping

MINI REMAP - STATE OF THE ART FACILITIES Our Staffordshire-based 4-wheel drive rolling road supports our on-going research and development into MINI ECU tuning and remapping. We welcome mapping specialists and vehicles to make use of our facilities. Our dyno is available for both retail and trade hire and allows for map development and testing proving safety and reliability both on MINIs and other types of road, track and race car. (See Dyno information for more details)…

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