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      04-17-2012, 03:41 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by johntchow View Post
i had bridgestone potenzas non-RFT on a 2004 X3 and they lasted me about 22k miles before the tread started fraying. there was a whole website back then dedicated to trying to get BMW to replace them at no cost.

i also had bridgestone RFT on my current 2009 e90 and they lasted me about 26k miles

on the other hand on our 2009 X5 the michelins lasted us 34k miles.

i guess im speaking to the durability of the tires.

The higher performance tires usually wear quicker
Michelin ultra performance tires will wear just as fast
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