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Old 11-04-2012, 03:44 AM
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The price is a total rip off, but dont be misled that RFT's are cheap. Even from tire rack. My wife owns a Mini Cooper S and she had two tires punctured. The tires were Conti sport A/S 17' and ran almost $300 per tire (not the wheel) with shipping and tpms.

The whole RFT is a major scam imo as the only one that truly benefits is BMWNA. They charge the same amount as usual with less equipment and spare tire. RFT's are uncomfortable no matter how well they tweek the suspension.

If the dealer ran it around $750 as someone else quoted for 5 years I would just pay it in cash. As long as it is a one for one replacement and not some prorated setup.

I am no fan of RFT's, in fact it is one of the reason I wont buy a new BMW. They take longer to replace then a transmission, they ride rough, and they are expensive.

Short answer no unless they come down in price. Yes, if they will drop it to around $700.
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