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Old 06-23-2008, 07:04 PM
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What are "mixed run-flat tires" ???

The X6 and some other models are now using "Mixed run-flat performance tires". Does this mean they are somehow semi-run-flat, maybe giving better handling than regular run-flat?
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Or have they finally realized that having run-flats on all 4 wheels is redundant?
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Old 06-23-2008, 07:07 PM
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Or have they finally realized that having run-flats on all 4 wheels is redundant?
Why do you say that?

I never heard of mixed before. Maybe a new term for staggered or the tire manufacturer used may vary. Not sure.
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Old 06-23-2008, 07:13 PM
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Why do you say that?
Well... i was kidding. If 50% of your tires are run-flat, that decreases your chances of getting a flat tire by 50%.

Right?


Anyway, any idea what these are?
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Old 06-23-2008, 07:14 PM
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Well... i was kidding. If 50% of your tires are run-flat, that decreases your chances of getting a flat tire by 50%.

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Anyway, any idea what these are?
Mixed means taggered according to e90 post.
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Old 06-23-2008, 08:05 PM
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Mixed means taggered according to e90 post.
Not sure what you mean. Staggered?
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Not sure what you mean. Staggered?
Front and Rear axles have different width and sometimes different aspect ratio tires.Tires can't be rotated front to back and vice versa.Thanks! PalBay
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*sigh*

my basic question is whether "Mixed run-flat tires" means anything different than "regular run flat tires".
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*sigh*

my basic question is whether "Mixed run-flat tires" means anything different than "regular run flat tires".
Same tires, different sizes.
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