How To Articles
How to Rotating Tires on a Mini Cooper
Created: March 15, 2019
Do you know what tires rotation is and how it helps you maximize your tire tread on your Mini Cooper?
Dynaplug® Tire Repair Tool
Created: January 21, 2015
Dynaplug® was designed as an easy-to-use solution for DIY tubess tire repair will make fast, permanent repairs on 98% of all tubeless punctures.
What Tire Fits a Classic Mini?
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.
Improper Tire Pressure May Drastically Affect Your Gas Mileage?
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.
Tires - Getting to grips, basic information
Created: October 05, 2001
In any competition discipline, the tyres and control parameters used are so important to success; practically all the effort put into the chassis and suspension is to enable those four, relatively small contact patches to give of their best.
 Classic Mini Cooper (1959 - 2000) Wheels and Tires
Created: September 03, 2019
The Easiest Way to Find Wheels and Tires for Classic Mini
Calculating Wheel Offset
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.
Classic Mini Minilite Wheel
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.
Wheels & Tires - Problems with 12-inch wheels rubbing
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.