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Tires, Wheels, & Brakes Discussion about wheels, tires, and brakes for the new MINI.

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Old 07-28-2017, 12:46 PM
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The wheels look more silver than gold in this pic, maybe they're dirtier than I thought.
I may be biased but this is prefect!
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Old 09-02-2017, 04:06 PM
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Had these on for a couple of months. Just put on some new rubber.





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You don't like the red inserts that go with the wheels?
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Old 09-02-2017, 05:19 PM
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Tried both the red and the chrome trim, both were too much. The SS Stud/Screw is just enough. I did modify the trim cap with the MINI logo.
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I kinda like the Gunmetal wheels with the BRG and white. Still need to black out the beltline. Opinions? These are cheap-O eBay wheels from MB Motoring. Weapon 16x7, 38 offset IIRC. $400.00 shipped to me for the set of 4.

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Old 09-10-2017, 06:17 PM
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Nice looking vehicle. What did you use on the handles and the side marker?
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Blends well. Checkered spoiler?
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Nice looking vehicle. What did you use on the handles and the side marker?
Thanks! The door handles are carbon fiber covers, and the side marker are MINI Blackline lights in black Justa scuttles.
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Blends well. Checkered spoiler?
Thanks! My rear spoiler has a checkered flag vinyl decal. Kinda hard to see because of the angle.



Not much, but a little better angle...
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Countryman w 17x9 & 235/40

Just put the wheels on my wife's car, they are STR 17x9+20mm wrapped in 235/40r17. With no rubbing. I would like to say that I know that there is a lot of confusion about wheels and tires out there, but after seeing the 235/40's on the car, I am confident that with stock suspension (my wife does not want to lower nor raise her car. She drives it daily on terrible streets), one could easily fit 235/45's on with out any rubbing issues.

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gatorbait your wife's wheel/tires look really undersized. 205/55r17 came stock on the Countryman and a 235/40r17 is about an inch and a half smaller. Your speedometer is going to be about 6% off so at 60mph she's doing ~64mph.

Just keep that in mind. Speeding tickets suck.
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gatorbait your wife's wheel/tires look really undersized. 205/55r17 came stock on the Countryman and a 235/40r17 is about an inch and a half smaller. Your speedometer is going to be about 6% off so at 60mph she's doing ~64mph.

Just keep that in mind. Speeding tickets suck.
If you mean that she will be moving 60 mph and the speedo reading 64-65mph, then yes. We are fully aware. I believe you said it backwards though. I do appreciate you looking out for my well being by giving my wrong information.

I guess if I bought 17x8's you might :drool:

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I did get that backwards but the intent to help was still genuine. Rims look nice and it's your ride. You don't need my internet approval.
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Nothing special S-heavies on 215 rubber. I have not seen a Picture of a chili red R56 with these heavy weights so here it is. Btw. I did not see any fuel penalty but somehow I like how the steering wheel feels as it became a little heavy and not wobbly while driving.










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Very oregional.
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