collectible of the day: MINI valve stem caps


MINI valve stem cap (MINI logo)

MINI valve stem cap (Cooper S)

MINI valve stem cap (Union Jack)

MINI valve stem cap (Checkered)

Pictured are the original MINI valve stem caps from 2002.  Unlike the current plastic ones offered by MINI, these original caps were metal (solid brass).  MINI offered five versions (with part number):

  • MINI logo (36 11 0 146 466)
  • Cooper S (36 11 0 154 894)
  • Union Jack (36 11 0 154 895)
  • Checkered (36 11 0 147 466, 36 11 0 308 865)
  • Monte Carlo (36 11 0 391 966) [from 2005, not shown]

They sold for $15.95 per set of four.