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Old 11-22-2012, 05:46 PM
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Winter tire package question

I bought a winter tire package from Tire Rack for my 2012 335 Cab and have noticed that the tires ride "rough" first when cold. Then they seem to "warm up" and ride smoother after a few miles. I have the LM-25 RFT's. Is this normal for the tires to have to "warm up"? I gave it a couple hundred miles, and it is still happening.
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Old 11-22-2012, 09:06 PM
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depending on the tire construction, this is normal, its called flatspotting. some tires are more prone to it than others.


check your inflation pressures to make sure they are at spec.
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Old 11-23-2012, 05:31 PM
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I inflated tires according to BMW recommendations. Do I need to change that for the winter tires?
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Old 11-25-2012, 07:31 AM
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I found the LM-25 RFTs to flat spot a bit.

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Old 11-27-2012, 07:33 PM
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OK. It's annoying, but I can deal with it if its normal.
Still need an answer. Do I use the same inflation pressure as stock even though it's not a staggered set?
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