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OEM Run Flats in Northern California

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by RBinDC, Jul 24, 2010.

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    Will I have problems running the OEM run-flats (that come with the 18" wheels on a 335is) year around in the San Francisco Bay Area? With occasional trips to Monterey and the wine country?

    I read somewhere that high performance tires shouldn't be used when the temp drops below 40 degrees F. Thats pretty limiting.
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    You will probably experience reduced traction from the OE RFTs when it gets close to freezing. The OE runflats are basically summer ultra high performance tires I believe, the compund is not designed for cold weather traction as far as I know.

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