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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 # 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 FALKEN 20.5 5.5 / ...
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Improper Tire Pressure May Drastically Affect Your Gas Mileage? (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...
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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 fo...
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Mini Cooper Specials