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Old 05-27-2012, 11:30 AM
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Originally Posted by Alpine300ZHP View Post
Leslie...go to Pepboys and buy a 2 dollar tread depth guage. Check your depth in the middle of the tire (lowest point). If you are at 3/32nds or higher the tires are fine. Below 2-3/32nds is replacement time. I cannot see how you need new rears when they were new and you only have put 3500 miles on them??? My 135i got 20k miles out of the rears and they were your typical BMW fare (Bridgestone RE050A run flats).
Thanks! Much appreciated advice.
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