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      11-10-2011, 05:24 PM   #20
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Originally Posted by Abbot26 View Post
So pete

Are you saying we should trust tyre manufacturers and the experts (who work for tyre manufacturers) ? They won't have a vested interest in selling more tyres of course

If there is a choice of which experts to take advice from surely that would be BMW, if I'm not mistaken their cars are developed and setup to run on RFT's, as soon as you step away from those you completely compromise the manufacturers design.

This issue is not the same as cross-ply/radial from the 70's and 80's
They do it to save money, and try as hard as they can to try and get the handling back, but so far have failed in every car I have tied with them.