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Old 08-04-2013, 03:35 PM
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i have a 320d i have been told off a garage that i need to change the suspension on my car if i change from run flats to normal tyres is that true
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Old 08-04-2013, 03:46 PM
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no, unless you want to maintain the stiffness that the RFT gives you...
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Old 08-04-2013, 05:22 PM
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i have a 320d i have been told off a garage that i need to change the suspension on my car if i change from run flats to normal tyres is that true
Absolute lie. Go somewhere else, they're trying to rip you off.
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Old 08-04-2013, 08:43 PM
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i have a 320d i have been told off a garage that i need to change the suspension on my car if i change from run flats to normal tyres is that true

TRUE!

If you want better, much more rewarding handling. Waterboy's first mod: ditch RFT's for Michelins. I was so inspired by the result that I did more....

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Old 08-05-2013, 04:50 AM
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i am just going to get them changed leave the suspension
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