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Old Aug 19th, 2014, 06:31 PM
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Should I keep the run flats - recommendations?

I recently bought a mini with Michelin run flats 205/45/17. Do I keep the run flats or should I go to a regular tire?
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I changed mine to regular tyres & the difference in ride quality & grip is massive on the 17 inch wheels so to me well worth the change
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Switch to regular but keep a can of flat repair in the event of a puncture. Got rid of mine after going through 3 sets of run flats in less then 20000 miles.
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Lots of posts about this already to look up but I hear 215/45/17's are better, the slightly bigger tyre holding better.

I am going to try the 215's ina few months once tread goes on run flats.
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Could there be an insurance problem if you change away from run flats as they are standard from now?
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