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Old 11-16-2012, 08:25 AM
turnbowm turnbowm is offline
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Mein Auto: 2005 530i
Recently replaced the OEM tires (Goodyear Eagle RS-A) on my '05 530i with Bridgestone Potenza RE970AS Pole Position and I'm VERY happy with the change. As expected, the higher load & speed rating (98W vs 94V) resulting in a firmer ride with more awareness of road imperfections (potholes, etc.), but the improved handling & steering response was a worthwhile tradeoff. Very low tread noise was an added plus.

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