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      01-11-2012, 01:53 PM   #1
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Got a spare tire kit and no RFT! HAPPY! Michelin pilot super sports FTW!

Well i got rid of my stock bridgestone summer RFT and couldnt be happier!
I went with OEM sizes, michelin pilot super sports and these tires are amazing and worth the money! They grip and turn in, and handle better then the RFT's... and they ride smoohter/quieter and better over bumps.
They run big, the rears at 255 look more like 265 so the rear end looks wide!




So then i had a issue of what to do as a spare or use the M mobility kit?
well i ordered the Spare tire kit from bavarian autosport that comes with a 17" spare tire which is super skinny, a BMW jack, and wrench for the lugs.
I also purchased the BMW spare tire bag to fit this all in..
Even tho its a lil extra weight in the trunk, maybe 20 lbs? i try to offset it with removing some other weight i didnt need, air compressor, tools etc.

AS for space, i pushed it all the way to the back and its pretty flat and slim so u can throw things ontop of it and around.. Doesnt take up that much space at all.

OVERALL, i would recommened everyone get the spare tire kit with the bag, its a bit pricey came out to about a lil over 400 for everything, but IMHO well worth it for the piece of mind.



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      01-11-2012, 02:16 PM   #2
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