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  1. Excessively fast tyre wear

    General Car Chat
    hey guys anyone have any idea what could be causing excessive tyre wear im barely getting 3 months less than 3000 miles from a set of back tyres before you ask no im not doing donuts or anything like it :p . i have had a 4 wheel alignment at 3 different places all say its perfect . the...
  2. Rumbling noise from 2008 E60 520d

    5 Series
    Hi I have a 2008 E60 520d M sport saloon. It's owned from new and I got rid of the runflats after about a year of driving the car. About 12 months ago, I noticed a kind of rumbling noise - like bad tyre roar - at speeds of around 100 km/h. Over a few months, this rumbling came in at lower...
  3. 225/40/18 Run Flats

    Tyre & Wheels
    As per title,Had a look over the car on Saturday and spotted that my 2 Michelins are ruined on the inside due to tracking so in the market for 2 new fronts,225/40/18 run flats,Looking to buy Bridgestone RE050's in Particular, Any tips as to where I'll get good value? Please don't suggest online...
  4. 19" Part Worn Bridgestone Potenza RE050A Runflats

    Wheels & Tyres
    Replaced runflats with non-RFTs this week so looking to pass these on for reasonable offers. Start with the rears: BRIDGESTONE POTENZA RE050A 255/30R19 91Y 6,7,6mm (measured mid Feb by BMW) Passed NCT in March As you can see from the pics plenty of thread left, however one tyre was plugged...
  5. Will winter tyres pass the NCT ??

    General Car Chat
    I have the nct this week and just wondering will my winter tyres pass the nct i have summer tyres aswell but want to get them refurbed before they go back on I assume they will pass once they are E marked ??
  6. Michelin Pilot Sport 3

    Tyre & Wheels
    anyone useing them how do you find them ???
  7. Winter Tyres

    General Car Chat
    Who's using them, and how much difference have they made? The X1 is absolutely shite in the ice/snow, so thinking of what i can do. Was going to purchase socks but i think i'd be better putting that €75 towards the tyres! Not easy to find a spare set of second hand alloys for the X1, so may...