Thread: New Michelins
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Old 03-04-2013, 04:56 PM
RBP3 RBP3 is offline
135 Driver
Location: Tennessee
Join Date: Dec 2012
Posts: 27
Mein Auto: 135 Convertible
I have a 2009 135 Vert with the sport package...just got it in December, and the tread on the OEM run flats is still good...better than 50%, but I have no idea how many miles are on them. I'm debating on whether to keep them till they need to be replaced or go ahead and ditch them for some non-run flats. I know I'll be happier with the new tires, but it's hard to get rid of good tread. Decisions, decisions.

My question is what are you (or others) doing about flats or other potential emergencies? There's no room for a small spare in the trunk like a 3 series, and I've been told that sealant/compressor kits won't work if the seal on the rim is broken. They will work ok if a tire is low, but not a flat. I drive a lot in the mountains, where there are lots of pot holes and rocks, etc. and I'd hate to spend hours stranded waiting on a tow truck.

Do you have a backup plan, or just going to take your chances?
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