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  1. 2018 BMW 330i Lease Run Flat tire

    F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    i picked up a new lease on a 2018 BMW in June 2019 with a dealer stock car. The mileage was around 7000 miles already on the car. 1) It's 2020 July and I took my car into the dealership for oil change. I was informed the tires are bare and needs to be replaced. They are runflat tires. The...
  2. FS: Style 285 Wheels w/New RF Tires

    New England Region - MA, ME, NH, RI, and VT
    I have a full set of Style 285 wheels (17x8 square set), DriveGuard run flats (225/45R17) with less than 500 miles on them, and 4 working TPMS sensors installed: all mounted and HS balanced. I'm in the south eastern portion of MA (Attleboro area) and will deliver/meet for exchange within...
  3. FS: BMW 234 Style Wheels with Pirelli No Flat Snow Tires

    Wheels and Tires
    - $1,750 (no shipping) - will travel to meet buyer within an hour or so of Keene, NH - Set of (4) wheels and snow tires - Other than (2) extremely small chips on (1) rim, these are basically brand new - perfect condition - 18X8 234 Style - MFG # 36-11-2208-364 wheels - 245/50/18 Pirelli W210...
  4. Pirelli Run Flat Road Hazard Warranty Gutted?

    G30 (2017 - Current)
    My 540 came with the Pirelli Cinturato P7 run flats. As luck would have it, one of the tires developed a sidewall bulge with 6/32 tread remaining. The warranty that came with the tire provides for a pro rated credit for the life of the tire for road hazards. This was one nice feature specific...
  5. Do I really need to replace all four tires???

    X5 F15 (2014 - 2018)
    We recently blew a run-flat tire on our 2015 X5. Those things aren't cheap! In any case, the tire shop we went to strongly recommended that we replace all four tires; not because the other three were too worn, but because we needed to keep a matching set to avoid damage to the AWD system...
  6. Spare tire?

    7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015)
    Does anyone have experience with this spare tire: http://www.bimmerzone.com/BMW_Performance_Spare_Tire/BIM-SST-F01-KIT.html ? Would it fit standing up in the trunk of a 750Li? Would a normal size tire/wheel fit in the forward part of the trunk? I have 19” wheels. My 2015 run-flats are almost...
  7. Run Flat Tires & Wheels - Insurance

    X5 F15 (2014 - 2018)
    I just leased a 2018 X5 Diesel. Great machine. I also opted for the wheel and tire insurance. Did I make a mistake? Sounds like the tires will be a problem.
  8. Running on a "doughnut" bad for differential

    X3 F25 (2011 - 2017)
    (2018 x3i) Does running on a doughnut spare, or a flat run-flat, cause excessive wear on the differential(s) in xDrive cars ? Seems to me the differences in circumference and rolling resistance would put a lot demands on the differential. Tom
  9. Asymmetric run-flats for 3 series or X1 M sport

    Wheels and Tires
    I have a set of 4 near-new Bridgestone S001 run flats in sizes 225 40 R19 (x2 front) and 255 35 R19 (x2 rear) for sale. Came off our 2014 X1 35i M sport which we bought used (17K miles) in mint condition and they'd put on new tires for the sale. We prefer non-run flat tires and swapped over as...
  10. Pirelli Run-Flat Road-Hazard Warranty

    X5 F15 (2014 - 2018)
    I have a new 2017 X5 35i, bought in November 2016, with just under 1,400 miles on it. It has Pirelli Scorpion Verde A/S Run-Flats on it. I had one tire with a slow leak that would go from 40 psi to 20 psi in 2 days and to 0 psi in 4 days. Pirelli's Road Hazard Warranty says their tires cannot be...
  11. Spare tire questions

    General BMW Questions
    I know BMW has committed to run flats for most (if not all) of their models... My questions: 1) does ANY BMW model come with a full size spare? 2) does any BMW come with a space saver (donut) spare tire? 3) does any BMW that does NOT come with a full or space saver spare have the space in...
  12. Run Flat tyres

    F22 / F23 2 Series (2014 - Current)
    Hi guys, this is my first post on here. I have bought a BMW 220D in the UK a while back and coming to changing the tyres as they have worn now. I have been trying to do some research into if I can swap my run flats (horrible!) over to conventional tyres?? BMW won't give me a straight answer but...
  13. My 535i tires after 18k miles

    F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    Hello All, My first post at Bimmerfest. I have a 2013 535i which i bought it certified (new tires replaced by the dealer)in 2015 April with 32k miles on it. I am currently at 49k miles and my run flat 21inch rear tires are showing this and are worn it. My questions a) Is it ok to drive for some...
  14. Tire Blister - Enough is Enough...What Size Tire?

    7 Series - F01 / F02 / F03 / F04 (2008 - 2015)
    Just noticed another tire blister the other day. This comes after just replacing another tire last month that got a huge gash on the inside shoulder. This will be the 4th tire I've replaced due to blistering, not counting the first one I noticed and had replaced when I bought it not quite 3...
  15. FS BRAND NEW M Sport 19' Wheels/Tires for 7 & 5 Series

    Wheels and Tires
    I have 4 brand new M performance 19" Light Alloy Double-Spoke Bi-Color wheels with all-season run-flat tires from a brand new 2016 BMW 7 series. We ordered different wheels to be put on the car, and these came off the car from the factory. They are brand new, unused, and are fitted with the...
  16. SOLD - Slightly Used (<5k miles) BMW X5 19" Rims & Tires

    Wheels and Tires
    I recently upgraded my wheels and tires for my BMW X5 xDrive50i and am looking to sell these almost new wheels and tires. They have less than 5k miles on them and have 9/32 tread life. Brand new is 10/32 tread life. The tires are Pirelli Scorpion Verde All Season Run Flats = 255/50/R19 (Qty...
  17. 21" Tires - BRAND NEW Dunlop SP Sport Maxx Summer Performance Run-Flat Tires

    Wheels and Tires
    This is a brand new set of four (4) tires that were originally purchased for my BMW X5. I opted to go with non-run flat tires and am hoping to sell these. They've never been installed and have zero miles. Front Size = 285 / 35 / R21 105Y (Qty: 2) Rear Size = 325 / 30 / R21 108Y (Qty: 2) Feel...
  18. All BMWs FOR SALE: Bridgestone Potenza RE960AS, 255/35/18 Nearly New!

    Wheels and Tires
    FOR SALE: Bridgestone Potenza RE960AS Pole Position (RUN FLAT) Size = 255/35/18 Condition = Nearly New! Less than 2000 miles on them. Still has some whiskers :thumbup: PRICE: $450/OBO I would prefer someone that can pick them up, but will consider shipping. Please Post or PM if you have any...
  19. Nail in tire and now they're saying I need 4 new ones

    X5 F15 (2014 - 2018)
    Got a nail in the rear passenger tire (2015 X5 35d), 15,000 miles on the tire- less than one year old. Front tires have about half as much remaining tread as the rears (less than 1/16 of an inch until they wear to the level of the treadwear indicator. Guy at the tire shop says that if I replace...
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