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      02-23-2007, 08:08 PM   #25
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Originally Posted by gjdavies View Post
What would an insurance company say in the event of a major accident where the cause of the accident or the results were attributed to having the incorrect tyre on the vehicle? Is BMW's recommendation somehting that an insurance company would look at? I think it might be.

For example, several acccident investigations have come to the conclusion that having Non Extra Load tyres caused a blowout. My fleet company made Kwik Fit swap 4 newish tyres for extra loads when they found out for this very reason.

Could the same scenario occur with non run-flats?
This is NOT an issue for non-runflats on BMW's. BMW recommend but do not insist on runflats. There is an obvious and significant difference between the 2