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jcf 06-14-2012 06:56 PM

Run Flat Tires
 
Can you mix RFT with regular tires as long as you use two together.

Leslierc 06-15-2012 09:05 AM

I don't see why you couldn't, but it would likely affect the way the car handles.

Tom K. 06-15-2012 10:15 AM

Not a good idea as the different construction (sidewalls, especially) and tread patterns can result in dangerous handling, particularly in wet and/or emergency conditions.

Years ago when radials were first imported to the US in quantity, some folks made the mistake of purchasing only 2 radials to mix with bias ply tires and a number of accidents resulted from the unexpected handling.

Tom

No12 06-15-2012 12:03 PM

I can''t give you a specific reference, but IIRC this is NOT a good idea. Check it further with someone who would know the correct answer.

Tom K. 06-16-2012 09:13 AM

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=626862

Tom

strongarm73 07-02-2012 12:22 PM

No, it could lead to potentially dangerous handling characteristics.


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