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      05-11-2007, 05:58 PM   #1
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is the tire warranty worth it?

for a leased vehicle, what are the chances that any of the tires will blow?
should i get it if i am leasing for 3 yrs only (the warranty is around 750 which is like one payment already)


the tires are the normal 17" RFT for 335i without sports package and my lease is three years.

for normal nails on RFT, will they be able to just mend it without replacement
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under what circumstances will the RFT need to be replaced, deep cuts, big nail holes, etc.
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      05-11-2007, 09:38 PM   #2
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$750 is a lot for 3yrs. I paid $499 for 3 year term.
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      05-11-2007, 10:32 PM   #3
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it looks like i got a bit hosed at 600 for 3 years, i guess they had to make up on the 3.5 per cent discount I got on the car.

Get it. with the pot holes on canadian streets, you never know, plus it's not only the tires, but the rims too!!
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      05-12-2007, 12:17 AM   #4
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you got 17" wheels w/ your 335i ???
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      05-12-2007, 02:46 AM   #5
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yeah, the 7 spokes original wheels are 17", sports 18" and upgraded sports is 19"
correct me if i am wrong though
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      05-12-2007, 03:10 AM   #6
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$60K car w/ 17" wheels stock..... I thought 335i comes w/ 18" wheels standard
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      05-12-2007, 04:07 AM   #7
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nope i don't think so.........well according to the canada bmw site i got the same info
17" isn't that bad, just standard on most cars and we expect more out of bmw
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      05-12-2007, 03:18 PM   #8
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i got the 17's as well. 750 is a lot for tire warranty. i work at a dealership and for 5 years we charge like $599 regardless of the vehicle.
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I paid $750 for my tire warranty.... damn
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      05-15-2007, 12:58 PM   #10
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I just had a nail too close to the sidewall so they put a new rear 19" tire on under the warranty. :rocks:

I'm in areas with lots of nail/screws on the ground so it pays off for me to get it.
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      05-15-2007, 01:54 PM   #11
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I was not aware of such warranty...the SA nevered even offered it to me!!
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I paid 750 and it cover any rims & tires that I put on the car...even aftermarket ones.
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Quote:
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I paid 750 and it cover any rims & tires that I put on the car...even aftermarket ones.
SONI, is that a BMW warranty/insurance? do you have the aftermarket coverage IN WRITING?
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I paid 750 and it cover any rims & tires that I put on the car...even aftermarket ones.

if this is true, thank goodness I got the tire warranty.....
but I doubt it
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I never look at doc after I purchased...but it was explained by the salesman when he tried to sell me this warranty...coz I know I will put some aftermarket rims and I specially asked about aftermarketing rims coverage, and he said it will cover. Also, he said the warranty that he is selling to me may different to other BMW dealer. He higly recommand to get the warranty especially if I get aftermarket rims. So there, I purchased the warranty.
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I got the Platinum tire and Rim protection plan and i confirmed with them that it does cover any aftermarket 'factory 1st quality' rims and tires put on the car as long as your contract doesn't specifically state the tire manuf. and size. There are other limitations.
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I got the Platinum tire and Rim protection plan and i confirmed with them that it does cover any aftermarket 'factory 1st quality' rims and tires put on the car as long as your contract doesn't specifically state the tire manuf. and size. There are other limitations.
what is platinum tire protection?? is it the one people normally get or higher one?
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