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  1. E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008)
    I am enjoying everything about my titanium silver z4 roadster 3.0si sport except maybe the ride. It is, as many say, a little hard to say the least. I have heard that lots of people have removed the run flat tires and replaced them with normal ones and this has greatly improved the ride. I was...
  2. 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...
  3. E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002)
    BMW stands for performance Run-flat tires are not enhancing the performance (to be more specific: handling) of a vehicle. Actually on about every tire related post people complain about poor ride quality. They are safer in the event of a flat tire and that's about the only positive I can tell...
  4. Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension
    I first noticed unpredictable handling on my Z4 around 3,500 miles. The problem was worse in town on streets that have bumps, seams and/or potholes. On smooth open roads at higher speeds the Z4 handles OK. But on rough city streets I need to maintain a vise-grip on the wheel so I don't hit...
  5. Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension
    Hi Gary and everyone, Just joined the forum - I will be taking delivery of my new 335i sedan in a couple of days. :) Winter is approaching and I'm struggling with the decision of which winter tires to put on. I'm leaning towards run-flats but need a few questions answered before I can be at...
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