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Old Dec 10th, 2013, 04:06 PM
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Hello fellow Mini owners,

I have a 2004 Mini Cooper S R53.
The alloys I'm having are 18x7.5J ET40.
Currently there are 215/35/18 tires wrapped around them but I find them too low especially when driving countryside with the various pot holes!
I am wondering if I can fit 225/40/18 tires without anything rubbing against the arches or other components? Suspension is standard, no mods.

Please can you help?

Many thanks!
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225/40-18 is too "tall". Stock fitment is 205/40-18. Some fit 215/40-18 but I don't know if that would work with a 40mm offset wheel.
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Tyre size ok?

yes it seems quiet ok. i think it would be nice indeed.
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