15x8 Konig Flatout on a MINI ?

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15x8 Konig Flatout on a MINI ?

Postby kc jr 54 » Sun Aug 28, 2011 1:38 pm

I am just so happy with the look of my car now, and its b/c of yall, so i thought i would share:

The first MINI w/ them ? lol
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W/ the r53 JCW brakes. Clearance is tiiiight, but it clears w/ good placement of wheel weights.

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Anyways, thanks for the great service and ultra fast shipping. To bad i dont own a Miata, but i will certainly come back to yall for what ever i can.

-Ken
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Re: 15x8 Konig Flatout on a MINI ?

Postby Brian » Sun Aug 28, 2011 4:17 pm

Thanks for posting Ken, looks AWESOME! Any issues on fitment? Did you need to roll fender lips? Looks lowered, how lowered are you?
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Re: 15x8 Konig Flatout on a MINI ?

Postby kc jr 54 » Sun Aug 28, 2011 4:39 pm

Yes, some fitment issues, as the et25 is pretty aggressive for the MINI.

"Specs" = Tires are 225/50-15 BFG Sports (Large). Suspension is ast4100 w/ 7" 550 lb-in (10k) Hyperco Springs, and they are wound down pretty far ATM. Rough estimate, i am lowered 1.5" ?

There is absolutely no inner wheel clearance issues like w/ a 15x8 et36 (rear specifically), BUT lots on the outside w/ et25 (rear). I am -3.0F & -1.5R on camber.

So in short, no clearance issues in the front, though i think there would be some w/ -1.0 or less camber. In the rear i had to trim a good amount of the plastic arch, and still have some rubbing but nothing major.
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