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Old 10-12-2012, 09:12 AM
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Mein Auto: 650i
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Originally Posted by mjposner View Post
I am used to running Bimmers without spares, my M3 and Z4M both had non-run flats and an M Mobility Kit. I still have the kit and I have stored it in my boot. My only problem is that the new to me 650i has old fronts but new rears in run flats. I guess the cost of four non-run flats would still be as cheap as two run flats...

I can change a tire, but I haven't had to since the Firestone 500 debacle (kids, look it up) so I won't waste space and money lugging a spare.

Well, just to show some balance. Things can and do happen. 6 months ago after changing from runflats to Nittos Invos on my 2006 Z06 I picked up this little jewel. Long story short I was only 6 miles from my home and it took me 2 hours of my time to have the tire removed, repaired and replaced. Now I ask my self how much time would have lapsed had I been 100 miles from home in a rural area? AAA was great, but the flat bed truck could not load the car because of the low front splitter. Hopefully a 650 is easier to transport.
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