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      03-10-2007, 07:38 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by smellthebeans View Post
Rolling a non RFT may change the handling of the vehicle.

It has a HUGE effect on the handling of the car - all for the better, let me assure you firsthand.

Don't buy into all that marketing crap about RFT's.. "engineered for runflats" is a load of horseshit. All it means is that they used softer bushings and springs and not-so-desirable techniques to tame the brutally stiff sidewalls. Switching to a better "real" performance tire doesn't cause any ill effects at all.. in fact when some of those compromises come into play with a great tire, the result is awesome handling and increased comfort, which ain't a bad thing at all for a daily driver.
'05 330Ci ZHP Coupé
'16 Golf R