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DIY Classic Mini Tire Articles

Did You Know That Improper Tire Pressure May Drastically Affect Your G (Technical Information)
How you treat your tires actually goes a long way in determining what you spend on gas. Tires are often neglected because people do not know that they affect their gas mileage. A good tire maintenance culture will not only make your rides safer, it will also leave a little more in your pocket. I will give a few tips that will help you improve you fuel economy, they are simple things. You may know about them, if you don't they are here. If you already do, then refresh your memory and get the savings you so much deserve. You should ensure your car tires are properly inflated. Deflated tires have more friction with the road. This means that the engine has to work harder. For your engine to work harder, it needs more energy. And we all know where it gets its energy from. Make sure your tires...
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Tiny Wheels and Tires (Restoration)
Tiny Wheels and Tires January 16, 2013 We matched the original off white wheel  color w/ off the shelf paint Mini Mania's dog dish hubcaps & Vredestein Sprint Classic tires  There are a lot of tire and wheel options for the Mini Cooper. From the factory, the Cooper S came standard with 3.5-inch-wide slotted steel wheels that were 10 ...
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Tires - Getting to grips, basic information (Calver's Corner)
I've never covered the subject in any detail before, and it appeared that there's a distinct lack of even the most fundamental appreciation of what tires are all about! In any competition discipline - or in fact any road-going situation as well - the tires and control parameters used are so important to success, practically all the effort put into the chassis and suspension is to enable those four...
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