M7 180 deg F (82 deg C) Thermostat - 53-3M7104

Have you ever noticed how crisp and responsive your car was after that initial warm-up period, and wanted to keep that feeling for the rest of the day? The M7 180 deg F [82 deg C] Thermostat is the solution. Not only does the engine maintain its fresh-start power, but also the under-hood temperatures are greatly diminished.

SKU: 53-3M7104

Availability: In stock



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    A cooler running engine will perform better, make more power and have crisper throttle response. The M7 180 deg F Thermostat is calibrated a full 15 degrees cooler than the OE 195 degree F factory thermostat. Not only does the engine maintain its fresh-start power, but also the under-hood temperatures are greatly diminished (see comparison table below). This is great modification for the MINI owner that lives in a hot climate, or those who want maximum power and performance when driving hard at the track or local twisty road.

    Cold Weather Alert: If you encounter weather below 50 deg F [10 deg C], please be aware that the ECU may throw a check engine light. This is no cause for alarm as the sensors are registering an cooler than normal condition.  This will not harm the engine. The check engine light will reset on its own or can be reset with a diagnostic tool. Please call if you have questions.

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    Please Note: The M7 Thermostat does not include a replacement gasket. Reuse the gasket from the OEM thermostat (this is easiest to remove when the vehicle and thermostat are cold). 


    Fitment Notes :Direct replacement for stock thermostat

    2008MINI CooperConvertible (R52)BaseL4 1.6L NA
    2008MINI CooperConvertible (R52S)SL4 1.6L Supercharged
    2007MINI CooperConvertible (R52)BaseL4 1.6L NA
    2007MINI CooperConvertible (R52S)SL4 1.6L Supercharged
    2006MINI CooperConvertible (R52)BaseL4 1.6L NA
    2006MINI CooperConvertible (R52S)SL4 1.6L Supercharged
    2006MINI CooperHatchback (R50)BaseL4 1.6L NA
    2006MINI CooperHatchback (R53)SL4 1.6L Supercharged
    2006MINI CooperHatchback (R53)S JCWL4 1.6L Supercharged
    2005MINI CooperConvertible (R52)BaseL4 1.6L NA
    2005MINI CooperConvertible (R52S)SL4 1.6L Supercharged
    2005MINI CooperHatchback (R50)BaseL4 1.6L NA
    2005MINI CooperHatchback (R53)SL4 1.6L Supercharged
    2005MINI CooperHatchback (R53)S JCWL4 1.6L Supercharged
    2004MINI CooperHatchback (R50)BaseL4 1.6L NA
    2004MINI CooperHatchback (R53)SL4 1.6L Supercharged
    2004MINI CooperHatchback (R53)S JCWL4 1.6L Supercharged
    2003MINI CooperHatchback (R50)BaseL4 1.6L NA
    2003MINI CooperHatchback (R53)SL4 1.6L Supercharged
    2003MINI CooperHatchback (R53)S JCWL4 1.6L Supercharged
    2002MINI CooperHatchback (R50)BaseL4 1.6L NA
    2002MINI CooperHatchback (R53)SL4 1.6L Supercharged
    Additional Info
    Additional Info
    Manufacturer No
    Color No
    Mfg's Part # 53-3M7104
    Shipping Weight 0.5000
    Length 10
    Width 6
    Height 4
    Country of Manufacture United States
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    Review by Chris (Posted on 9/22/2020)
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