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Old 06-16-2017, 10:18 AM
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Looks really nice. How much did you lower the car or is it stock ride height with the 15's.
I'd say mine is probably 1.5-2" lower than stock. I can't remember what the stock height was, but the center of the fender arch is now 23.5" off the ground in all 4 corners.
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Motegi wheels Pirelli 215/17's


New wheels, Motegi. Had to adapt center but the Pirelli P Zeros work well.
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Those look great with the P zeros
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When I found out that Pirelli was going to stripe the P Zeros like the F! tires, I contacted them. They said that they were not going to make them in 17". So I tried red rim protectors-a joke and found the Motegis. For a little more than one factory replacement wheel (badly curbed) I got all four rims. They gave me a great deal where I got the tires.
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It was recommended by a Mini mechanic to get and install the steering retro-fit kit to keep the tires from hitting the front subframe...after buying the kit I decided to use 12mm spacers instead...the 215/45's didn't help either as I wanted to have a taller sidewall that was close to the 16's I took off as the Mini is a fantastic road car...have driven from Oregon to Phoenix several times and it is the most comfortable road car in my stable...not to mention the car with the lowest original miles...7,155. It is a garage queen during our long rainy and wet winters.
Your Clubby is my inspration! I'm in the process of cleaning up some Craigslist R95's for my R55...I also have some 12mm spacers. This will be my fourth set of wheels/tires for this car....I may have a problem!
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