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  1. Team Dynamics Pro Race 1.2 wheels for sale 17x7.5, 4x100, ET35 BRAND NEW

    MINI Parts For Sale
    Hello, I have for sale a brand new set of 4 x Team Dynamics Pro Race 1.2 alloy wheels. The wheels are 17" x 7.5J PCD is 4 x 100 Offset is ET35 Centre Bore is 56.1 Gloss Black 4 wheels These are brand new still in the original boxes. The wheels have never been fitted to a car or had tyres fitted...
  2. Methods for lowering and getting "stanced" look

    Suspension, Wheels & Brakes
    Hi guys, I'm not too mechanical and want to minimise question-hassle to my mechanics I've got an R53 with everything stock wheel/suspension-wise. I'd like to get smaller wheels (probably 16" - maybe 15") with chunkier (non-runflat) tyres. I want the car to be lowered as far as tyres allow and...
  3. GP2 Brembo 6pot big brakes - Help!

    R53 General
    Hello people, I'm new here, but been a MINI owner/driver for past 5 years. Currently have an 2004 Cooper S (R53). A while back I bought some GP2 Brembo 6pot big brakes, but didn't take into account they won't fit with my wheels. I have the S Spoke R85 wheels. Been trying to find out which...
  4. Noob alert! 17" x 7.5J ET40 with 15mm spacers?? Will they fit at stock height?

    Suspension, Wheels & Brakes
    Hey guys, Yes I am a complete noob when it comes to fitting wheels as I have not ventured into this world before Basically will 17" x 7.5J ET40 with 15mm spacers fit comfortably on my R53? I'm hoping to get a bit of a wider look but as of yet I'm not planning to lower her... Yet
  5. Loud Ticking/Clicking from driver and slightly passenger side R53

    Faults & Fixes
    Hi Guys, so there's this clicking/ticking noise coming from the drivers side wheel when moving, also noticed it from the passenger too. Changed the Hubs, coil overs, and both drive shafts and it's still clicking. Any ideas? HELP! We're so stuck and it's cost an absolute arm and leg to get this...
  6. Rotator 15" MINI Wheels with Tyres £120 ono

    MINI Parts For Sale
    Hi there, I have a set of 15" Rotator alloy wheels with Continental tyres 175 65 15. They are in good condition with two of the wheels having minor marks (blistering) as can be seen in the photos. The tyres are all legal but 3 are around a 1mm off the wear marker and one of them is about 3/4mm...
  7. Wheel & Tyre size help.

    MINI Chat
    So I'm getting some AP's for my R56 Cooper and now that it will be low, I can get some non OEM rims. Decided on 16's as I want it low..but not too low without an archgap. Problem is; 16 inch tyres are quite a bit more expensive than 15's. So just want to know if anyone's running 15's or 16's...
  8. ds cooper s with red alloys?

    Suspension, Wheels & Brakes
    Hi all, just a quick question, what are people's thoughts on red multispoke alloys on a dark silver cooper s (lowered by 30mm of course). Really can't make my mind up need some opinions. They are wolf race lightweights 12 spoke pretty standard in a darker red but not quite maroon.
  9. Wheel Help please

    Suspension, Wheels & Brakes
    Hi, I have a r53 cooper s on a 02 plate, so I have 17" wheels and 205/45/17 tyres. I have just bought some winter tyres of this size and I'm now looking for some new wheels to fit my current tyres, so I don't have to keep going to the garage twice a year to swap tyres over. So the wheels I...
  10. Wanted: JCW R112 17" Cross Spoke Silver Challenge

    MINI Parts Wanted
    Looking for a set of 4 wheels, with or without tyres. Need these asap. I have a budget but cash waiting...
  11. Rota Grid alternative

    Suspension, Wheels & Brakes
    Any alternatives/very similar wheels to Grids out there? Love them but out my price range unfortunately :(
  12. Newbie...

    New to Mini Torque?
    Hello all, So i've been a big mini fan for years, used to be classics but am now looking to move across to hopefully a R53, havent decided yet whether to go for JCW. Have been browsing this forum for a while and love the work most of you have done. I have a few questions, or mainly opinions...
  13. spacers? whose running em and what mm! pics if possible

    Suspension, Wheels & Brakes
    hey guys:blush: gona bang some spacers into my r50, if anyone is running any and has any words of wisdom or recomendations that would be great:thumbup: also any pics of spcaers in place would also be tres helpful
  14. Will XXR 531 clear Brembo GT 4-pot kit?

    Suspension, Wheels & Brakes
    XXR Wheels: 531 17x8 Hyper Silver Rims
  15. 15" Steelies with tyres and leather passenger seat

    MINI Parts For Sale
    I've got four 4x100 15" Mini hub cap wheels for sale all with 175/65 Michelin tyres with loads of tread left. I have covers too although some of them are a bit scratched. £125 I cannot tell you how useful it was to have a set of these when I had my Mini but just moving house and found them in...
  16. Feeler: Tenzo R Meister 17x7.5 Black

    MINI Parts For Sale
    Not sure 100% if I will be selling these but if someone want them, I might let them go. These wheels have done less than 5000 miles since new, I purchased these off pd240 and he had only done 500 miles on them. I am getting new wheels so these will no longer be needed. I paid £400 for these...
  17. Gold Genuine BBS RC323 with tyres

    MINI Parts For Sale
    As above its time to part out and the wheels are available... EDIT: available from the 6th September. Genuine BBS RC323: 7.5Jx17 ET35 Come with: - Genuine BBS metal spigot rings for fitment to the mini - spare RC323 in need of refurb Tyres are neutons from 1320 with 5mm/6mm tread remaining...
  18. 17x7 R90 Replica wheels

    MINI Parts For Sale
    R90 Replica Wheels 17x7 ET42 8 months old with a couple of minor scuffs. These have no tyres & are off the car ready for collection: Not sure what they're worth but i'm open to offers over £200 :) MAFFA
  19. mcs' project

    The Projects
    Well, after some thinking and a few mods I've started modifying my '06 JCW R53. Big mods started some weeks ago when I ordered the 4-2-1 with 100 cells cat to Mini Motorsport UK. I also got the 225hp remap soon to fit a camshaft. Hope to get after that around 235-240hp. Dry battery's been...
  20. tweedbean's R53 MCS

    The Projects
    As project orange was completed, I have decided to start a new thread around my car showing where it started, what it looks like now and what my future plans are. This is less of a project and more of an ongoing thing. Its a 2004 facelift MINI Cooper S. I was bitten by the modding bug after a...
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