Help req'd for tyre choice. - MINI Cooper Forum
Go Back   MINI Cooper Forum > MINI Technical Forums > Wheels, Tyres & Brakes


Wheels, Tyres & Brakes
Find Sponsor products associated with this forum
For (almost) all things alloy, steel and rubber, plus upgrading your MINI's stopping ability

Sponsored by:

Mini2.com is the premier Mini Cooper Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Tyre choice MiniBimmer Wheels, Tyres & Brakes 6 Dec 2nd, 2006 05:03 AM
Tyre Choice.. Mini Me GB Wheels, Tyres & Brakes 7 Mar 31st, 2006 04:36 PM
Tyre Choice Hat Wheels, Tyres & Brakes 18 Aug 18th, 2005 06:11 PM
Cooper S tyre choice clarus Wheels, Tyres & Brakes 9 Apr 11th, 2005 04:56 AM
Choice Of Wheel/tyre David B Wheels, Tyres & Brakes 5 Apr 22nd, 2004 04:05 PM

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old Feb 17th, 2011, 02:47 PM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 7
Local Time: 01:52 PM
United Kingdom Male
Help req'd for tyre choice.

Hi Folks

I've finally got around to getting my MC (2003) back on the road and need to know about the options open to me on tyres.

I had the 'chilli' pack fitted (so I think I have the 16" R83 5-star rims) and have run-flats on them.

I would like to know if the rims are able to take regular tyres and, if so, what would be a good, all-round tyre choice?

Thanks.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old Feb 17th, 2011, 03:11 PM
MINIAC's Avatar
MINI2 Premium Member
Canned
Offline
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: Tsunami Zone
Posts: 13,888
Local Time: 06:52 AM
United States Male View MINIAC's Dark Silver & White 1st Gen MINI Cooper S Profile View MINIAC's MINI Features Album View MINIAC's MINI Showcase Slideshow View MINIAC's Classified Ads
Smile Welcome to MINI2 ...

You can fit non-runflat tires on any OEM wheels.
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old Feb 17th, 2011, 03:20 PM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 7
Local Time: 01:52 PM
United Kingdom Male
Thanks for the quick reply.

Since I've 'flat-spotted' 2 of my old run-flats (by not using the car) I fancy the idea of 4 new regular tyres all round for similar money.

Cheers.
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old Feb 17th, 2011, 03:23 PM
MINIAC's Avatar
MINI2 Premium Member
Canned
Offline
 
Join Date: Feb 2001
Location: Tsunami Zone
Posts: 13,888
Local Time: 06:52 AM
United States Male View MINIAC's Dark Silver & White 1st Gen MINI Cooper S Profile View MINIAC's MINI Features Album View MINIAC's MINI Showcase Slideshow View MINIAC's Classified Ads
For tire suggestions ...

Tyre Recommendation Thread
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply
Tags:



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Tyre choice MiniBimmer Wheels, Tyres & Brakes 6 Dec 2nd, 2006 05:03 AM
Tyre Choice.. Mini Me GB Wheels, Tyres & Brakes 7 Mar 31st, 2006 04:36 PM
Tyre Choice Hat Wheels, Tyres & Brakes 18 Aug 18th, 2005 06:11 PM
Cooper S tyre choice clarus Wheels, Tyres & Brakes 9 Apr 11th, 2005 04:56 AM
Choice Of Wheel/tyre David B Wheels, Tyres & Brakes 5 Apr 22nd, 2004 04:05 PM

» Recent Threads
oil light on after clutch change
Today 01:48 PM
Last post by flying clutchman
Today 01:48 PM
0 Replies, 1 Views
2014 Mini -- ERROR MSGS, SHUTDOWNS, NO ANSWERS AFTER 9 WEEKS IN SHOP
Today 01:13 PM
Last post by The Nun
Today 01:46 PM
1 Replies, 2 Views
JCW Newbie Needs Advice!
Yesterday 08:56 PM
Last post by LA3195
Today 01:42 PM
4 Replies, 178 Views
Chirping noise driving me mad!
Yesterday 09:43 PM
Last post by The Nun
Today 12:55 PM
3 Replies, 188 Views
PANORAMIC SUN ROOF ISSUES -I'm in talks with Mini Head Office UK PLEASE READ/CONTACT
Nov 19th, 2013 09:36 AM
by LadyUK
Last post by LadyUK
Today 12:13 PM
40 Replies, 8,951 Views
How long does an order take
Yesterday 12:47 PM
Last post by The Nun
Today 09:39 AM
3 Replies, 215 Views
Mini Cooper Clubman Power Loss
Jul 19th, 2014 04:14 PM
Last post by The Nun
Today 09:28 AM
4 Replies, 500 Views
Sorts of Life Insurance Policies
Today 09:27 AM
by Quvyl
Last post by Quvyl
Today 09:27 AM
0 Replies, 65 Views
How much do you pay in insurance?
Jul 24th, 2010 03:01 PM
Last post by baldeagle
Today 08:50 AM
84 Replies, 29,080 Views
Union Jack wing mirrors on Pepper White?
Yesterday 08:52 PM
Last post by kelv1962
Today 08:48 AM
5 Replies, 186 Views
Wheelarch carpet liner
Today 07:14 AM
Last post by The Nun
Today 08:36 AM
1 Replies, 96 Views
Wheels fit all models?
Today 07:22 AM
Last post by Angib
Today 08:23 AM
1 Replies, 103 Views
Search ...2 x Hartge Classic 4x100 18 zoll
Today 12:36 AM
Last post by floorian200
Today 12:36 AM
0 Replies, 112 Views
Sparco R600s for JCW
Yesterday 11:57 PM
Last post by Sidisking
Yesterday 11:57 PM
0 Replies, 114 Views
URGENT - Crash in France
Yesterday 09:47 AM
Last post by mab01uk
Yesterday 11:06 PM
2 Replies, 263 Views
Twitchy steering
Jul 1st, 2014 03:39 AM
by arp32
Last post by arp32
Yesterday 09:14 PM
3 Replies, 705 Views
How much should i sell my mini for?!?!?
Jul 30th, 2014 06:55 PM
Last post by k3fus
Yesterday 09:02 PM
2 Replies, 277 Views
Wind deflectors
Yesterday 08:09 AM
by Jo42
Last post by redditchmini
Yesterday 06:12 PM
3 Replies, 232 Views
» Premium
» Auto Insurance
Wheel & Tire Center

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.1

All times are GMT. The time now is 01:52 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2