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Old 06-16-2017, 11:18 AM
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Wow!
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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Old 06-16-2017, 04:53 PM
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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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Old 06-19-2017, 09:03 AM
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Those look great with the P zeros
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Old 06-19-2017, 04:33 PM
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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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Old 07-11-2017, 06:26 PM
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Just brought home the R57 with new kicks. Wanted to go 18’s. My R55 had Breyton GTS-R Black 18’s. Purchased thru eBay. Straight swap. Let me know what you think?


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Old 07-17-2017, 07:39 PM
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2008 R52 JCW

Wheels: Mini R95

Tires: 215 40 18 Continental DWS 06

Suspension: KW V2 coilovers

*Required 8mm spacers to clear coilovers. Very minor rubbing on plastic wheel arch.


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Old 07-17-2017, 07:48 PM
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One more pic...


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Old 07-17-2017, 08:17 PM
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Like the wheels Indiman. Always one of my favorites.
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Old 07-17-2017, 08:27 PM
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Old 07-17-2017, 10:14 PM
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Very, Very nice and love the color!
With my 215/45-18 Proxes and the car at stock ride height I have a slight rub when going over sharp bumps and attempting to turn, other than that it rides great. Now I just need to get a little bigger rear sway bar so the rearend will follow the front.
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Old 07-18-2017, 05:52 AM
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The wheels look more silver than gold in this pic, maybe they're dirtier than I thought.

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2008 R52 JCW

Wheels: Mini R95

Tires: 215 40 18 Continental DWS 06

Suspension: KW V2 coilovers

*Required 8mm spacers to clear coilovers. Very minor rubbing on plastic wheel arch.



Well done.
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Old 07-18-2017, 11:41 AM
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Thanks ECSTuning.


I bought the spacers from you. They are high quality.


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Old 07-18-2017, 11:43 AM
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Oh... I also bought the R95 center caps from you.


I like your online store. Easy to find parts/accessories.


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FWIW...Thank you all.

This forum has been invaluable source of information. Thank you!

I spent a lot of time reading specs and looking at pics to figure out how to achieve what I wanted.

With all of that information, here's what I did (hoping it will help anyone doing the same thing)

Car: 2013 R58 S
Wheels: 4 x 100 / 17" x 7.5" / ET35
Tires: Nitto Neo Gen 215/40R17
Suspension: BC / BR coilovers with Mevotech lower control arms.

The result was a perfect, zero-rub, street-performance:
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18’s are perfect.

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2008 R52 JCW

Wheels: Mini R95

Tires: 215 40 18 Continental DWS 06

Suspension: KW V2 coilovers

*Required 8mm spacers to clear coilovers. Very minor rubbing on plastic wheel arch.


Great use of OEM equipment. Looks great.
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New wheels, Motegi. Had to adapt center but the Pirelli P Zeros work well.
Markus
I also have Motegi's.
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Old 07-18-2017, 08:58 PM
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This forum has been invaluable source of information. Thank you!

I spent a lot of time reading specs and looking at pics to figure out how to achieve what I wanted.

With all of that information, here's what I did (hoping it will help anyone doing the same thing)

Car: 2013 R58 S
Wheels: 4 x 100 / 17" x 7.5" / ET35
Tires: Nitto Neo Gen 215/40R17
Suspension: BC / BR coilovers with Mevotech lower control arms.

The result was a perfect, zero-rub, street-performance:
I really like your R58. Wheels look great with that color.
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This forum has been invaluable source of information. Thank you!

I spent a lot of time reading specs and looking at pics to figure out how to achieve what I wanted.

With all of that information, here's what I did (hoping it will help anyone doing the same thing)

Car: 2013 R58 S
Wheels: 4 x 100 / 17" x 7.5" / ET35
Tires: Nitto Neo Gen 215/40R17
Suspension: BC / BR coilovers with Mevotech lower control arms.

The result was a perfect, zero-rub, street-performance:
Like it!
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Old 07-20-2017, 08:13 PM
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2008 R52 JCW

Wheels: Mini R95

Tires: 215 40 18 Continental DWS 06

Suspension: KW V2 coilovers

*Required 8mm spacers to clear coilovers. Very minor rubbing on plastic wheel arch.


If you don't like that, you're not living. I want one.
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Old 07-27-2017, 07:16 PM
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2014 R59S

Wheels: Team Dynamics Pro Race 1.2

Tires: Bridgestone S-04 Pole Position 215/45R17

Suspension: Stock springs w/Koni FSD struts/shocks, Alta 22mm RSB

Brakes: Front JCW
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Old 07-27-2017, 07:34 PM
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Miss my R53 =( . Wheels are now for sale by the way.
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Old 07-27-2017, 09:28 PM
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Sweet looking car and love the color and the drop, sits just perfect.
I'd love to drop mine like Indiman has his although if I did I'd never be able to get down my driveway into the garage.
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Old 07-28-2017, 07:42 AM
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Miss my R53 =( . Wheels are now for sale by the way.
Can't just drop this in w/out telling us the specs
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