Are RFT's (Run Flat Tires) A Good Idea For Your BMW?
You may not need to change Flat Tire right away, possibly avoiding hazardous road conditions if your BMW is running RTF's (Run Flat Tires). You will have a chance to continue to drive your vehicle to your local auto shop for a replacement a little longer than with non run flat tires if your BMW is set up with 'run flat tires'. However, these RFT's have a tendency to be more susceptible to being damaged quicker and require a change earlier than NRFT's (Non Flat Tires). Both Tire types affect the driving feel differently.
You vehicle will continue to drive up to 50 MPH without disruption due to RFT's (Run Flat Tires)engineering a full safety system within the wheel. Known as the support ring, a ring of hard rubber that can support the weight of the vehicle during air-loss to keep air pressure consistent.
Which NRFT's (Non Flat Tires) Are The Best For Your BMW?
The most highly recommended non run flat tire for a BMW is a full set of PS4S tires bmw available for models (bmw x5, bmw x3, bmw 328i). These are the most reliable sets of NRTF's (Non Run Flat Tires) tires available for BMW models with excellent performance.
What Are The Second Best Non Flat Tires For Your BMW?
The second most recommended non run flat tire for a BMW are a full set of Pirelli PZERO's (Non Run Flat) Tires. These are to be considered more plush, a smoother ride and provide less feedback than the alternative much more stiff Pirelli RFT's (Run Flat Tires) for BMW models (bmw x5, bmw x3, bmw 328i).
What Are The Third Best Non Flat Tires For Your BMW?
The third most recommended non run flat tire for a BMW are a full set of Conti DWS06's (Non Run Flat) Tires. These model tires (DWS06 and DWS06 Plus) are usually aftermarket replacement tires. You can check the sidewall of your Tire for the letters (SSR) to check if your vehicle tires are NRFT's Non Run Flat Tires or RFT's Run Flat Tires.
What Does SSR Mean On A BMW Tire?
This is known as the term self supporting runflat tyre or better known as a tire with a self-supporting reinforced sidewall. If your BMW Tire has letters DSST (Dunlop Self Supporting Tire) or RFT (Run Flat Tire) or ROF (Run On Flat) or ZP or ZPS (Zero Pressure or Zero Pressure System) the tire is considered Run Flat. It is also known popular car brands like BMW, Lexus, and Toyota put run flat-tires on some of their coupes and sedans starting early in the market around the 2000s. Run Flat Tires are more commonly found to be fitted on newer vehicles because of the TPMS (tire pressure monitor system ) being integrated.