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Hi All,

recently picked up my new 2006 Cooper to find something incredibly annoying.

Between the previous own and the dealer, they have managed to fit each wheel on the car with a different tyre design!!

one front is a pirelli, the other i think is a bridgestone. The two rears are both dunlop, but different patterns.

Eventually i would like them all the same, and seeing as BMW seem to fit decent tyres as standard i would like to put them back or originals.

Can anyone tell me what tyres were fitted as standard to the Mini Cooper?

The tyre size is 205 x 45 x 17

Many thanks

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Exclamation Mixing tires is not recommended

The original 205/45-17 run flat tire fitments were:
Dunlop SP Sport 9000 DSST
Goodyear Eagle RS-A EMT
Pirelli Eufori@
More recent fitments are:
Bridgestone Potenza RE050A RFT
Continental ContiSportContact 3 SSR
Dunlop SP Sport 01 DSST
I don't know what the factory is fitting in this size if you order conventional tires.

I'm running Kumho Ecsta SPT (KU31) XRP run flats on my MINI because they're a lot cheaper than other run flats.

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Thanks again miniac,

I hate having mismatched tyres.

Still really not sure which tyres to go for. Spent quite a bit of time going through old posts, but no one could agree what the better tyre was.

I do nomally like dunlops, so may give those a go.
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