How to remove a Mini car stereo - (2001 to 2006)
Items you might need before you start work -
Original stereo image
How to do it step by step
Start by un-clipping the gear gator surround and lifting this up, then remove the black cover at the back of the center console watching you don't loose the silver knob on the top (it pops off!).
Now remove the two screws in here.
Remove the two screws in the cup holder.
Now remove using your torx screwdriver set the two screws on each side of the main silver pillars
Now lift up the center console and shuffle the silver pillars down and out from under the top dash.
This should now allow you to remove the screws to take the original radio out (Red circles)
Disconnect the wiring loom and aerial to relase the stereo.