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Is it OK to run my BMW 3-Series without run flats?
Is it OK to run my BMW 3-Series without run flats? I find the ride too hard with run flats.

Asked on 25 December 2010 by owenie

Answered by Honest John
Not if you get a puncture. Latest generation runflats run softer. But if you are on 18" or 19" wheels the ride will be rock hard anyway.
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