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      12-10-2012, 10:55 AM   #12
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Drives: My wife's car
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Dallas, TX

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Between my M Coupe and our old 135i on non RFT's, I've gone over a dozen years on non run flats with one blow out. I've dealt with plenty of slow leaks and carried a plug kit and an air compressor, but I have never wanted, or needed a full sized spare.

Between all the M cars, Corvettes and other cars out there without RFT's and no spare, I think you'd hear more horror stories if there really was a big issue with this.

Learn to use a plug kit and check your tires frequently (TPMS is not very accurate) and you'll seldom have to worry about a thing. Or stick to RFT's, they are much better than the old RE-050's that many of us were tortured with.