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  1. Run flats

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    I have a X1 (F48) whos front tyresa are due for renewal. Would you suggest replacing the standard tyres with runflats ?
  2. Run Flats

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    I've heard various stories about run flat tyres and people saying they hate them. I've noticed that mine has these and I'm wondering what people find wrong with them. Thanks
  3. E90 - Removing Run Flats?

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I purchased an E90 not so long ago and I'm wondering whether it's possible to just replace my run flat tyres with standard tyres, without having to code anything? If so, will my sensors still work?
  4. 440i Switching from Run Flats

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    When I am due to replace my tyres will fitting non run flats make much difference to the ride and handling. Which is the best make to go for. I’m on 19’s 255/35’s rear and 225/40’s front Thanks
  5. Fallen Azenis FK510 Run flats

    General BMW Discussions
    Had anyone had any experience with these tyres? I’m due new tyres and I’m seeing the reviews are pretty good for them. My current tyres have lasted about 25k miles so don’t want to buy the falkens and they are done after 15k? Cheers Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  6. E.60 run flats

    Introductions
    Hi i have just got a screw in my 2004 BMW E.60 530i took it to a couple of tyre garages who say they cant do a pucture repair in runflats,is this the case ? had a quote of £289.00 plus vat ouch for a new 275/35/18 Dunlop tyre could nearly buy four standard tyres for that ,probably this question...
  7. Run flats

    Introductions
    Hi all, New to the group and after some advice. I have recently bought a 2010 635D that is fitted with run flat tyres, I absolutely love this car but the ride is firm and the handling is not brilliant. I am thinking this maybe due to the run flats but before I commit to removing them has...
  8. Two bulging run flats at the same time

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi, I’ve just discovered I’ve got two bulges on my 218d’s runflat tyres. They’re both on the same side. I’ve previously also had tyre pressure warnings come up in my car with no concerning tyre pressure readings once I’ve taken it down to fill them up with air - which I had previously put down...
  9. 640d Gran Coupe with 20inch alloys and run flats

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    I’ve bought a new 640d Gran Coupe with the M-Sport plus package so it comes with the 20 inch alloys and the standard run flat tyres. It’s non VDC. Unfortunately I haven’t had a chance to test drive it. Is the ride really as bad as everyone says? I test drove the same car but with VDC and the...
  10. Switching to non run flats, much of a difference?

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi Guys, i'm new to the forums. Just bought my first bmw 08 320d msport. Wanting to change to non run flats, can you reccomend a good tyre for daily use with decent wear Will i be comprising the ride quality and handling of the car by making the switch to non run flats Thanks Elijah
  11. Run flats concern

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hello everybody i' new bmw owner ,my question is: It' better follow the recommended tyre pressure 2,2 front 2.5 back, or is better run the car alwaysin full load spec 38 front 45 back......as my previous car manufacture recomends for a eco driving always use as full load pressure . This is my...
  12. E46 MV2 Alloys on E90. Run flats?

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi all, Just bought a set of MV2 alloys and given them a quick (DIY!!) refurb. Getting ready to put them on the car in the next couple of months after the tyres on the current factory wheels need changing. Just wondering, will runflats be ok to put on the older wheels? I've heard that they...
  13. 635d. Changing to non run flats

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    I have decided to change from run flats to non run flats. It is currently on Pirelli p zeros which have been good but don't last long. Any one got suggestions of a tyre to change too that they have had good experience with. I drive swift and would like something with reasonable wear and quiet...
  14. Run Flats or not?

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    It's time to replace my tyres on my E61 530d and I'm considering not using runflats. Mostly because of the additional costs but partly for the comfort. If I decide not to go with runflats I would get a can of temporary tyre fix stuff as I have no spare. What do you think?
  15. Run flats vs non run flats - handling?

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    "The run flats on your car are what the car was designed to run on. Yes, a lot of people swap them over and we have done that for some customers. However, whilst yours might go though a corner at 60, others who change could end up in a ditch in the same corner. The non run flats are softer and...
  16. Using Hankook run flats?

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hi I have a 2010 e91 320d m-sport with 17" wheels. It's currently on Bridgestone run flats and I am happy with them. (i suspect the taller tyre on the 17" wheel softens the ride). Anyway, I need to replace the rear 255/40/17s and have been considering Hankook. Does anyone have any experience of...
  17. Non Run Flats and Tyre Pressures

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    Hello All, Recenly got rid of my run fat tyres, the car feels softer through the corners, I wonder is this due to the fact that the tyres are not rock hard like run flats or am I under inflating them? The book says to have 2.2 bar front (32 psi) and 2.3 (34 psi) rear. Should I stick with this...
  18. Run Flats to Normal.

    General BMW Discussions
    I need 4 new tyres, at the moment I have 225/45/17 on the front and 255/40/17 on the back all runflats. If I decide to get normal tyres is it a straight swap or will it need something else done to fit normal tyres. Thanks.
  19. Gone are the Run Flats - which tyre repair kit to gte, you know, just in case?

    Tyres and Alloy Wheels Forum
    As above and true to my words of many previous posts, I have finally ditched the run flats. Despite still having 4mm on each of the Dunlop Sport Maxx's currently on the car (I think I will eBay them as similar sets are going for serious money from what I've seen), I decided to treat myself and...
  20. Normal tyres or Run flats

    Introductions
    HI I'm looking to buy 2 new tyres and was wondering what would be best, stick with run flats or buy a decent branded non run flat tyre to go on my 2012 6 series coupe. I currently have run flats on the rear
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