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I have a three year old BMW 4 Series, 10,000 miles done and runflat tyres with no spare. I live in North Devon and often drive to Gatwick (240 miles, four hours) for a flight. If I sustain a puncture and...
I'm considering buying a Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate 220 D AMG line which has run flat tyres on 19-inch rims as standard. Do I have to keep the run flats or can I replace them with ordinary tyres and...
I am buying a new BMW X1, considering the xDrive xLine spec. I have a 21 mile journey to work each way that is 90% dual carriageway and motorway. Every 6 weeks I will probably be doing a 430 mile round...
What brand of tyre, runflats or normal, should I use for a 2007 petrol MINI Cooper? It's currently on 205/45 ZR/17.
Are run flat tyres less robust than ordinary ones? I currently have a puncture and when I get the Continental tyre replaced tomorrow, it will be the tenth I have had replaced for flats and punctures in...
You very kindly recommended run flat tyres for our BMW 2 Series Active Tourer a couple of years ago. The tyre size is 205/55 R17 91W. Please can you tell me if we can get run flat winter tyres in this...
I have a BMW 530i (2004 model) with no spare tyre. It does have a repair kit though, will this ruin the tyre?
I own a BMW M135i. The tyres have done 30K and are coming up to a change. At present I have run flats (245/35R18 rear and 225/40R18 front), what do you recommend I replace them with?
I have a Mini Countryman SD auto. It has 205/55/17 runflat tyres. I need to replace the front tyres. Do I need to stick to a BMW fitment runflat or can I choose another runflat without the star? Also,...
My wife has a 2009 MINI Cooper which now needs four new tyres. She is uneasy about the lack of a spare tyre and has little faith in the tyre inflation,sealing system. Would you recommend fitting runflats...
 

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