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Created: December 12, 2013
This is definitely a topic that keeps coming up! What wheel and tire combinations can be made to fit a Classic Mini? Just a few days ago, had a customer call for “175/55-10” as though they could just be picked off the rack! Hmmm, I’ve never seen such a size, except maybe on a Yamaha Banshee Quad for doing burnouts! I thought it would be a good time to update what combinations are currently available, and a little bit about fitting them to most Minis. It’s been pointed out by me and others, that all the common combinations end up having about the same overall rolling diameter.
Created: April 22, 2007
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.
Created: July 06, 2020
We can help you understand how to read a tire size so that you can pick the correct tires for your Classic Mini Cooper.
Created: September 03, 2019
The Easiest Way to Find Wheels and Tires and Accessories for Your Classic Mini
Created: January 25, 2011
When fitting aftermarket, or custom wheels, you should check for any clearance issues.Rubbing, or Incorrect fitment will wear out your tires, and cause other suspension components to fail or wear prematurely.
Created: January 30, 2006
The original Classic Mini Cooper Minilite wheel, made in magnesium, was the most successful competition wheel in the 1960's and 70's winning races & rallies. Now the same wheel is being produced in an affordable aluminium alloy to that original design. Manufactured in the UK , the wheels are low pressure die cast, pressure tested, batch x-rayed & machined using the latest computer controlled equipment.
Created: October 28, 2002
Having applied Hi-Los and some smart 165/60/12 profile tyre shod12 x 5-inch ally rims, discussions get around to just why does this combination cause the tyre to hit the front arch? Well, it's all a question of alignment - either subframe to body or suspension to subframe.