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 Posted: Oct 10, 2021 08:13AM
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And I have 13"

With the price of gas going up my Mini will be my primary driver, except when it's wet then it's the pickup.

 Posted: Oct 9, 2021 05:52AM
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Sorry Matt - my mistake.

In their "vintage" tire selector, if you change the aspect ratio, it blanks out the diameter and gives all the "165" tires they offer, which included the 165/60 R14 Firestone.

If you select the tire you want and click on the "Get Quote" button, it opens the quote dialog. You then select the province of delivery "Saskatchewan" and it builds the quote. See attached image.
 If you want to place an order, I guess you fill in the rest. Nice that it does not collect data on you until you want to actually order.


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 Posted: Oct 8, 2021 12:25PM
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I did contact Talon for two quotes     no response.
Did not see the Firestones

 

"Everybody should own a MINI at some point, or you are incomplete as a human being" - James May

"WET COOPER", Partsguy1 (Terry Snell of Penticton BC ) - Could you send the money for the unpaid parts and court fees.
Ordered so by a Judge

 

 

 

 Posted: Oct 8, 2021 05:05AM
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"probably??" ??

Thanks for the morning chuckle!

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 Posted: Oct 7, 2021 12:46PM
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I *believe* they're 165's.

I haven't driven the thing in 3 years now.

As always, Dan is probably right.

p.s.-good on all the spammers Dan.  I keep looking for a "like" button, ha ha

  ~ 30 minutes in a Mini is more therapeutic than 3 sessions @ the shrink. ~

  Mike  Cool  NB, Canada   

 Posted: Oct 7, 2021 04:33AM
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Ditto to what Mike says. $89 CDN in 2004. Shipping Montreal to Ottawa was $30 for four tires.
My tires have been summer driven, garaged, and are still in good condition. Probably half worn (no idea of mileage), no drying, cracks or other visual problems. Tread grip OK on dry pavement, not so good on wet. Mounted on alloy wheels similar to what you have, Matt.
They fit well in the wheel arches, though your knuckle joints have to be good or they may rub on plastic wheel arches at full lock.

I suspect the Falken ZE-914 is a modern replacement for the FG-09G.

Talon Tire currently offers
Falken ZE-914 165/60R12 71H for $115 CDN
Firestone Multihawk 165/60R12 75H for $124 CDN
Yokohama A539 165/60R12 71H for $144 CDN

 or Yokohama Advan A048-R 165/55R12 for $189 CDN
         

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 Posted: Oct 6, 2021 06:37PM
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Are they 145 or 165 Mike?

 

"Everybody should own a MINI at some point, or you are incomplete as a human being" - James May

"WET COOPER", Partsguy1 (Terry Snell of Penticton BC ) - Could you send the money for the unpaid parts and court fees.
Ordered so by a Judge

 

 

 

 Posted: Oct 6, 2021 02:10PM
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Hi Matt, 

I run 12" Falken FK09 's (I think that's the number--car is in storage and not easily reached) purchased from Talon Tire in QC....delivered to my door...quite some time ago now...but it was a good deal.

I like them.

My 2 Canuckabux

  ~ 30 minutes in a Mini is more therapeutic than 3 sessions @ the shrink. ~

  Mike  Cool  NB, Canada   

 Posted: Oct 6, 2021 09:04AM
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I know full well about 10" selection and performance etc..... but needing some 12" and looking for opinions from those that run 12".
Car is a casual driver ( will be parked up for winter soon ) not raced etc.  Hwy and city.  Fitted with 3.1 FD so comfortable 120kph speed

Wheels are Rover "Minilite" style spokes

Options are the A539 , Falken ZE-914  both of which are 165/60R12
or
145\70 nankang

 

 

"Everybody should own a MINI at some point, or you are incomplete as a human being" - James May

"WET COOPER", Partsguy1 (Terry Snell of Penticton BC ) - Could you send the money for the unpaid parts and court fees.
Ordered so by a Judge