its also worth considering that if u get a bad puncture tire weld / goo might make no difference. but i guess you might have realised that. so far ive had 2 punctures on Run flat tires and limped back home both times. OK they are heavy and expensive but very convenient.
a place to also look is the area of the forum called TYRES.... theres plenty of debates about which type of non runflat tire to use.
I have a new Cooper S Turbo fitted with JCWorks 18" alloys and 205/40/18 runflat tyres. The sensor shows there is a fault with a tyre and after checking the pressure it was down to 10psi. Blow it up, reset the sensor and all is weel....for 3 days, then sensor back on and tyre down to 10psi. Yes it has a very slow puncture. Take it to the local ATS and told they can't repair runflat tyres, no matter how slow the puncture is. I rang Mini and they confirmed this. The tyre has done less than 3000 miles and still looks brand new, but I am expected to throw it away and pay £175 for a new Bridgestone.
Does anyone know if I can fit normal tyres onto these rims and then just buy a spare, or have I got to replace the wheels to? Ridiculous situation to be in that if you ever get a puncture you have to buy a new tyre.
BOO to BMW runflats.
when i changed my run flats to normal tyres my hadndling was ruined
it handled like a dog.
it wasnt until i bought coliover suspention and stiffen up the susepntion that handling was back to normal if not better
i think if your gonna change runflats, you have to change suspention asewell, unless u dont mind about how the car handles
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