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by roofer
Wed Sep 03, 2008 10:37 pm
Forum: BMW Problems
Topic: Runflats Binned....
Replies: 185
Views: 45022

Re: Runflats Binned....

Interesting to see this topic still creating interest 8) Just an update, i never had an issue with binning the RFT's, and since moving to this; http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v493/rooferuno/Alpinas002.jpg I stiil enjoy normal tyres daily. Frank Sytner has had his dealer in Monaco chenge the RFT's...
by roofer
Sun Mar 25, 2007 1:42 pm
Forum: BMW Problems
Topic: Runflats Binned....
Replies: 185
Views: 45022

My car is being part x'd on thursday.

Anyone who wants to swap their RFT'S before it goes with the almost new p/zero's and can get round before then is welcome to do so.

All changes at your expense, and contribution to my beer fund.

Your tyres must be road legal, and of the correct size...
by roofer
Wed Mar 21, 2007 8:26 pm
Forum: BMW Problems
Topic: Runflats Binned....
Replies: 185
Views: 45022

so you wouldnt consider the safer 245/35R18 with no chance or pinching or rubbing?
There is no 'pinching or rubbing' with 255's.

If you want oversteer with 255's, you just apply more power :wink:
by roofer
Tue Mar 20, 2007 7:35 pm
Forum: BMW Problems
Topic: Runflats Binned....
Replies: 185
Views: 45022

by roofer
Thu Feb 01, 2007 11:04 pm
Forum: BMW Problems
Topic: Runflats Binned....
Replies: 185
Views: 45022

Now got a 1000 miles on them.....the car is transformed, the steering is alive again 8)
by roofer
Sat Jan 27, 2007 8:22 pm
Forum: Tyres/Wheels
Topic: Uneven tyre wear (Pirelli)...Pics inside!!!
Replies: 36
Views: 11958

vasilis wrote:This seems to be a classic toe-in problem.
Agreed.
by roofer
Sun Jan 21, 2007 1:06 pm
Forum: BMW Problems
Topic: Runflats Binned....
Replies: 185
Views: 45022

Any pics? The rear view must look awesome Of course :) http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v493/rooferuno/tyres001.jpg Clearance to shock http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v493/rooferuno/tyres002.jpg Outer arch clearance, this pic shows the car 'loaded', as the other side is on the kerb http://img.ph...
by roofer
Sun Jan 21, 2007 12:48 am
Forum: BMW Problems
Topic: Runflats Binned....
Replies: 185
Views: 45022

So, in summary, it should work perfectly well with a non-RFT That it does 8) Had it round the lanes tonight....the car is transformed. No rear skipping out mid bend ridges. No nanny light blinking every two seconds, and you can feel the compliance in the tyres, which makes the information they give...
by roofer
Sat Jan 20, 2007 8:35 pm
Forum: BMW Problems
Topic: Runflats Binned....
Replies: 185
Views: 45022

roofer, I notice you went for wider tires but with a profile which kept the rolling radius within 1%. Do the wider tyres fit on the standard bmw 18" rims? because mytyres have plenty of those sizes in stock. I chose these sizes because i'm getting a set of Alpina Dynamics in 8"/8.5". You can fit a ...
by roofer
Sat Jan 20, 2007 3:56 pm
Forum: BMW Problems
Topic: Runflats Binned....
Replies: 185
Views: 45022

Re: Runflats Binned....

Brava wrote:
roofer wrote:I will never buy a Runflat shod car again :evil:
The same was said at the time of four wheel brakes, disc brakes, radial tires, ABS, etc...
I doubt it, they were improvments.
by roofer
Sat Jan 20, 2007 2:52 pm
Forum: BMW Problems
Topic: Runflats Binned....
Replies: 185
Views: 45022

Runflats Binned....

...For P/Zero rosso, 255/35 rears, 225/40 fronts.

Ride quality is transformed, turn in is crisp.

I will never buy a Runflat shod car again :evil:

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