800-946-2642
Shop by Car

DIY Classic Mini Tire Articles

Wheels and Tires: What fits a Classic Mini? (Speciality Stores)
Wheels and Tires: What fits a Classic Mini  By Jemal at Cooper Road Mini TIRE SIZE PART # SET PART #ON SALE WHILE SUPPLIES LAST! BRAND / Model DIAMETER (INCHES) TREAD/SECTION WIDTH (INCHES) RIM WIDTH Range FLARES Recommended 145/80-10 FALKEN-10   FALKEN 18.75 3.5 / 4.5 3.5 – 4.5 NO 165/70-10 A008 A008-SET YOKOHAMA 19 5.0 / 6.0 4.5 – 6.0 YES 165/70-10 FALKEN FALKEN-SET FALKEN 19.25 5.5 / 6.5 4.5 – 6.0 YES 165/60-12 TIRE17 TIRE17-SET YOKOHAMA  A539 20.5 5.5 / 6.25 5.0 – 6.0 YES 165/60-12 FALKEN-12 FALKEN-12-SET ...
continue reading
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...
continue reading
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 ...
continue reading
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 fo...
continue reading
Mini Cooper Specials