Part worn 6-7mm tread, - £50 for the 20 inch wheels

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Part worn 6-7mm tread, - £50 for the 20 inch wheels

Sat Aug 01, 2020 1:20 am

So guys at my local place I always buy part worn which last me around 6-9 months or around 8000 miles.
These are run flats that are * star marked.

What do you guys do. Buy brand new? Really expensive I think if I had to buy brand new I wouldnt be able to keep up with maintenance.
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Re: Part worn 6-7mm tread, - £50 for the 20 inch wheels

Sat Aug 01, 2020 6:18 am

I think you are asking for trouble.
Your dif will be next when you get your gearbox sorted.
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Re: Part worn 6-7mm tread, - £50 for the 20 inch wheels

Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:34 am

Part worn = part safe.

Stolen from Autocar...........
The truth of the matter is this; if there was one area of car maintenance in which you shouldn’t scrimp on cost, it’d be the only part of the car that actually makes contact with the road - the tyres.
October 2012 build X3 30d SE, Bluewater.  Now with Webasto sunroof.   8)
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Re: Part worn 6-7mm tread, - £50 for the 20 inch wheels

Sat Aug 01, 2020 12:11 pm

You don't have to buy runflats you can buy normal tyres which are much cheaper only issue is then you have no spare wheel. The main thing is you want all the treads depths to be very similar and ideally all the one brand.
If your happy enough with part worns and they are carefully inspected for any damage then its up to you ,they also need checked for overheating damage as driving while flat more than a few miles soon makes then scrap , something the makers don't say much about when they tell you how good they are .The limit might only be 50km now thing its was reduced and that isn't very far !

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