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Old Jan 7th, 2010, 08:17 PM
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DIY Does a MCS come with Air Compressor pump for flat tyre?

Bought a second hand MCS R56 3 weeks ago and decided the other day to look what the spair tyre looks like but to my surprise realized that the mini does not come with a spair. that explains why the MCS comes out with Run on Flat tyres. After looking in my Manual I noticed that they show in there that you get a mini air compressor. My question is; Does the MCS come standard with this compressor or do you have to buy it as an extra?
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Old Jan 7th, 2010, 11:33 PM
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No... If you get runflats, you don't get a compressor.
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Compressor and sealant kit is only supplied as standard with car if non run flats were fitted at manufacture.

I dont need to make my car go faster, I just need to learn to drive it faster.
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What are the part numbers for the compressor and sealant?
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Quote: Originally Posted by Papote (original)
What are the part numbers for the compressor and sealant?

RealOEM - MINI Tire Mobility Set
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Old Aug 16th, 2012, 09:20 PM
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Eeeek -that MINI Tire Mobility Set has a list price of 105.

The compressor on its own is 65.
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Old Aug 17th, 2012, 08:06 AM
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Assuming your using normal (i.e. not runflat tires) Get a RING compressor (35) and a can of Tireweld (7) from Halfords/Amazon.

In fact, get the compressor anyway, saves u queueing up on the forecourt I got the RING RAC630 after reading some reviews and it works great.
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I bought an electric high pressure tyre inflater even though I have run flats, just to save going into the garage to check the pressures, run flats do have a higher than normal inflation pressure, bit hard work with a foot pump.
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Run Flats & Tyre Pressures

Quote: Originally Posted by The Nun (original)
I bought an electric high pressure tyre inflater even though I have run flats, just to save going into the garage to check the pressures, run flats do have a higher than normal inflation pressure, bit hard work with a foot pump.


I use a pressure for front/rear tyres of Bar 2.50 = 36 psi.

The run flats need a higher air pressure than normal tyre's. I check the pressures once a month. If you don't do this you will find the tread wears quicker on the outside tread.

I also have a high pressure tyre inflator which I run off the cigarette lighter plug. The garage tyre inflater's tend to be very inaccurate
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Whack it up to 2.7 bar
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On a related topic, does the models with run flat tyres come with a jack or wheel brace?

We are in the process of buying second hand and it doesn't have either - want to know whether to complain or not?

Cheers, Paul
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On a related topic, does the models with run flat tyres come with a jack or wheel brace?

We are in the process of buying second hand and it doesn't have either - want to know whether to complain or not?

Cheers, Paul

Yes should do, mine had run flats as standard and came with a brace and jack too. Better complain
However youre in Australia, they might have differences there to here, like kangeroos etc
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Old Nov 25th, 2012, 10:55 PM
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Paul,

I am in Brisbane, and own a 2007 MCS, if I remember correctly I do not have a jack or wrench. I assume MINI Australia think if get a puncture we will drive on the Runflats to the garage. I am planning on adding a jack wrench and can of tyre weld as I am planning on getting rid of the Runflats.
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i have a jack n brace in my MCS so i can take off the wheel, not much use as i have runflats, so if i take off the wheel, what am i going to put back on it?
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Quote: Originally Posted by UtilityGuy (original)
as i have runflats, so if i take off the wheel, what am i going to put back on it?

Maybe they were thinking you might want to jack it up and rotate the wheel to a spot that wasnt flat
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