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      02-03-2013, 01:30 PM   #30
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Originally Posted by DerekS View Post
Maybe you could explain how RFTs "destroy your wheels" ?

I have driven a 3 Series since RFTs were introduced in 2005. I have had a couple flats, but never any problems with the rims.

As for the "ill handling", I have yet to read of any serious negative comments about handling by professional drivers who have tested the E9X or F30, other than the expected criticism of all season tires when a car was so equipped.
If you are on 17 you're probably ok and you're handling expectations are related. On a 19 there is about 1 inch of flexible sidewall. Any potholes and you'll bend a wheel. Firmness of sidewall is a detriment to handling . There are many threads about that.