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Anyone using Runflat Tires?

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by ngi0811, Jul 17, 2018.

  1. ngi0811

    ngi0811 New Member

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    I am a big fan of runflat tires since I have no desire to be stuck on the side of the road because of a tread area puncture. Have been running runflat tires on my Mini Cooper and saved me a couple of times. Ride is typically a little stiffer with runflats because of the heavier sidewall but not significant in my opinion. I see that TireRack is now offering the M3 tire size in runflats by Bridgestone. Is anyone running runflats? thanks
     
  2. iwannam3

    iwannam3 Member

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    They are noisier, I got rid of my run flats on my Mini cooper first tire change. Quieter ride by ear and db meter.
     
  3. MacGreiner

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    Couldn't wait to see the end of my runflats on a Z4. Horrible ride, expensive,noisy, heavy. Unless they have improved markedly since 2014, I wouldn't consider them.
     
  4. SpudLime

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    Yep, had run-flats on my Mini and my 135i. Couldn't WAIT to get those off.
     
  5. chronopc

    chronopc Active Member

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    How much does Tesla charge for replacing a tire?

    My plan is to call them if I ever get a flat.
     

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