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      01-10-2006, 11:45 AM   #1
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What brand of tire is OEM on the 162 18" wheels

Not talking size here, but brand (e.g. Michelin Pilot Sport). I am in France, so it may be different to the US. Can anyone advise? Thx.
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      01-10-2006, 02:24 PM   #2
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Bridgstone Potenza run flat tires
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You are not guaranteed to get bridgestone. They use multiple brands.
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I think with the 18's it's only going to be the Bridgestones Potenza RE050A RFT.
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If they are the Bridgestones Potenza RE050A RFT then the speed limiter on the sport package only letting you go 260km/h or 161mph makes sense. Judging by the spec sheets those tires appear to be W rated to 270km/h or 168mph
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http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts...35&hg=36&fg=30
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very nice info! good find!
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are we ever going to get the Michelin PS2 RFT's here in the states? They look damn beautifull on the e90.
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