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#1 trafficface09

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Posted 20 February 2010 - 10:43 PM

I want to fit 10s but my friend thinks that smaller wheels are bad for handling compared to bigger wheels bigger breaks. sombody please give me some ammo, i think it wont make much difference.

oh they will either be 13 x 7 or 10 x 6.

10s would be fiesta conversions and 13s would be standard 8.4s.

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#2 lowandslow

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Posted 20 February 2010 - 10:46 PM

minis handle better on small wheels. i wouln't ever have another mini on 13's just seems to take the edge off the go kart fun.

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Posted 20 February 2010 - 10:49 PM

lowandslow thats exactly what i wanted to hear, the fiest conversion looks fun and quite easy. and i have now got the minisport adjust a ride kit for the lowering :)

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Posted 20 February 2010 - 10:51 PM

sounds like a plan stan :)

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Posted 20 February 2010 - 11:03 PM

10's fo sho!!

the minis suspension was designed around 10 inch wheels. tell your mate that bigger isnt always better hahaha

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Posted 20 February 2010 - 11:05 PM

As above. The mini was designed to run on 10 inch wheels. So it goes in hand that the handling is better when you run what the car is designed to run. Got 10's on mine and wouldn't change it for the world.

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Posted 20 February 2010 - 11:07 PM

Personally i would go for the 10's

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Posted 20 February 2010 - 11:23 PM

so whats a nice 10 x 6.

quite like wellers or revolite in grey.

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Posted 20 February 2010 - 11:28 PM

if i had to choose out of those two i'd say wellers but then it depends what, 1, style of the car and 2, your taste

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Posted 20 February 2010 - 11:38 PM

retro racer

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Posted 20 February 2010 - 11:43 PM

10"ers are wayy better no debate about it, i want 10"ers when all my current mods im doing are completed... look at the migs u dont see them on 13"ers... :)

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Posted 21 February 2010 - 03:53 PM

10s10s10s10s10s10s10s

The universal opinion is that Minis drive nicer on 10s, as already mentioned by Bobo the Mini was designed to run on 10s no to mention the lower unsprung weight, oh and 10s are so much cooler!

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Posted 21 February 2010 - 03:59 PM

so whats a nice 10 x 6.

quite like wellers or revolite in grey.

Get some wellas!!!!! look everso retro and in grey or white :lol:

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Posted 21 February 2010 - 03:59 PM

you have less brake options with smaller wheels but its all about the 10s :lol:

i'm _slowly_ changing to 10s from crummy 12s

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Posted 21 February 2010 - 04:16 PM

10s for sure.
But dont take our work for it. Find a local mini club, start a conversation on the subject and i am sure that in no time you will be taken out in one mini with 10s and another with 13s and then you can see for yourself.

I have had a couple of minis on 13s, and one on 10s. Given the choice, It would always be 10s. My next project due to start soon, will be going on 10s




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