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  1. General BMW Discussions
    I have a 1 series coupe m sport 125i, 2013 plate. Car had its MOT this morning at my local BMW garage and passed but there was an advisory for the two front tyres that they are both cracked between treads. Both tyres are at 7mm tread. I was shown this on a video health check. The service...
  2. Alloy wheels and tyres for sale
    Hi ,I have For Sale four Runflat tyres ,Bridgestone RE 050A, 255/30/19 r x2 and 225/35/19 r Three are 6-7mm and the 255/30/19 r is around 5mm but was run when pressure was low no punctures in any of the Four tyres or any other damage. Looking for** £200**for the set Collection ONLY. Cash on...
  3. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, my 2009 E-93 is fitted with Bridgestone Potenza tyres 225/35 R 19 front and 255/30 R 19 rear, yesterday about 2-3 miles from home the deflation warning went off, on reaching home I checked all four and found the front O/S had no pressure. This tyre about 2 months ago had a small bolt removed...
  4. Alloy wheels and tyres for sale
    No repairs or damage. 5mm tread left on average. £50 delivered.
  5. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Does anyone have any experience with the Bridgestone driveguard runflats? I noticed that they are quite reasonably priced and have really good ratings including A for wet grip which seems rare for runflats.
  6. Alloy wheels and tyres for sale
    **SOLD**: 4 x NEW/UNUSED Bridgestone Potenza S001 Run Flat 225/50 R17 94W Tyres £400 for 4 (will split in pairs) I recently bought a set of new alloy wheels from a BMW dealer. These tyres were the original fitment on these wheels but the load rating was not suitable for my vehicle so I had to...
  7. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi, what tyre is better than the bridgestone potenza s001 's, struggling to find a definitive answer as alot of people saying they are crap - on other threads people are saying the goodyears are no good either, is there a decent run flat tyre toher than the bridgestone that my bmw dealer are...
  8. Alloy wheels and tyres for sale
    I have a set of 4 OEM genuine BMW style 134 wheels with quality winter tyres (Bridgestone Blizzak LM-30). Tyres are 225/55/R16 99H. These are awesome tyres (probaby one of the best) for cold weather, ice or snow. Around 6 to 7mm tread on all tyres. Only used for a couple of winters, so probably...
  9. Alloy wheels and tyres for sale
    2 matched Bridgestone Potenza part worn run flat tyres in good condition. 255 / 40 / 18 95Y S001 I received these from a BMW main dealer fitted to a set of alloy wheels, so you know they are a good quality, good condition set. Paper work can be seen upon request. No damage, pressure...
  10. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hey all, My Bridgestone Potenza RE050A1 fronts are needing replaced, the rears are fairly new and have some good miles in them yet. I would like to change to the Goodyear F1 Asymmetric 2 but am concerned about running different treads / brands on front and rears. With most other cars it...
  11. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi, I have spent time looking for one 255 35 18 Bridgestone Potenza RE050I 90W run flat tyre. The best price I can find is £167 for the new tyre alone, including free postage. Has anyone found anywhere selling this tyre cheaper? Thanks for your help people.
  12. Alloy wheels and tyres for sale
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  13. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi, I have just had to replace all 4 tyres (corroded alloys replaced under warranty) as BMW refused to refit the existing (original) Bridgestones saying they are dangerous and should not be driven on! Dealer says that in their opinion the markings on the internal (air side) surface of the...
  14. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi guys , I've had a general search threw the forum I've noticed a lot of people removing run flats but its not something I'd like to do at this moment. I have a 325d automatic with the dpf removed and remapped. So its how you guys like to say spritely driven. I've had the Bridgestone re50a...
  15. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Bridgestone runflats I'm running my 56 plate 330D Msport Touring on standard fit Bridgestone 225 40 18s, but for the last few tyres have been having problems with strange tyre wear for probably the last third of tyre tyre's life. Both fronts wear badly on the outside, which causes tramlining...
  16. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Folks, Looking at more or less only these, or another set of Pilot Sport PS2 ZPs..... at the considerable expense I want to make the right choice. I thought the 050's would've rated much higher but they dont seem to have great reviews, especially for wet weather grip, albeit more expensive the...
  17. BFuk Open Topic
    well just noticed a bulge in my tyre so time to replace them at 5mm depth so I am looking at bridgestone...
  18. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Need to replace one of the rear tyres on my 330ci, the current ones on there are re040's, i rang up my local tyre place, and they said they cant get these from any of their wholesalers, and they can only get s001 in the same size, would it hurt to put an s001 on with 3 re040's? I could buy the...
  19. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Are the standard 255 40 17 Bridgestone RFT's directional ? as i swapped the 2 rear ones around and now they seem to make a louders noise ! no marking to say they are Also will the 8.5" rears take a 245 40 17 non rft instead of the the 255 rft's ? nankang NS2's can be had for £60 each for the 245's
  20. Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi All, As you are probably aware I posted recently when I came round to replacing my front runflat Bridgestones with non runflat tyres - Falken ZE912 Ziexs, after the now famous uneven tyre wear issues: - link here -...
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