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Old 07-16-2017, 09:20 AM
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Do you swap your run flats?
If so, how do you manage the spare tire (lack of) issue?
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Old 07-16-2017, 10:47 AM
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Do you swap your run flats?
If so, how do you manage the spare tire (lack of) issue?
yes, i had to since i upgraded to 20's. Besides, the non run flats ride so much better even if i'm lowered on h&r springs. Under the trunk liner is a bin that fits a mini air compressor, tire plug kit and even a scissor jack if i really am stuck out and have to take a wheel off. I prefer this fix over the tire goop can, cause a lot of the tire shops here don't like repairing tires with goop inside.
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Old 07-16-2017, 11:17 AM
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This sucks. There is no space for the spare tires.

I heard that the ride of runflats is harsh. How was your experience with the stock 18-inch stock tires?

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Not much experience with them really. I shelved them within a week. Besides, they wear much faster too and I'm leasing. So, when i'm done I can just put them back on like new.
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With runflats, there is no spare tire. If you replace the runflats with regular tires, what do you do in case of a flat?

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With runflats, there is no spare tire? What do you do in case of a flat?
Just drive on to the nearest tire shop.

The tire is capable of being driven with zero pressure. No spare required.
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Old 07-17-2017, 10:55 PM
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Originally Posted by larrypmyers View Post
Just drive on to the nearest tire shop.
The tire is capable of being driven with zero pressure. No spare required.
Sorry, I was not clear. I corrected the post, I meant if you replace the runflats with regualr tires, what do you do when you have a flat?
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Sorry, I was not clear. I corrected the post, I meant if you replace the runflats with regualr tires, what do you do when you have a flat?
Call Mercedes for a tow...
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If samu can fix it, so can u! Hahaha! Watch this video...

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=6T-rmhXUR8o
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