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      03-02-2014, 01:59 PM   #1
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New tires to replace RFTs

I have to replace the tires on my 2009 328i coupe (sport package). Tire specs are:
225/40r18
255/35r18

RTFs were horrible in terms of ride, road noise and longevity. They lasted 20K miles and I have been pushing it since the tires looked worn out quite sometime back. I am looking to replace them with a Non RFT tire. After talking to some shops and reading up reviews on the Internet, Toyo Proxes 4 plus seems like the best option out there for the price. General G Max also seemed like a good bet but some shops told me that the Proxes were much better.

Anyone has experience with these tires ? What was your experience ? Any other tires that I may be missing out ?

Does replacing the RFTs with Non RFTs invalidate the warranty ? I have the extended CPO warranty on the car for another 6 months or so. Can a dealer refuse to fix an issue if the RFT tires have been replaced by Non RFTs ?

Would appreciate your experience and any suggestions that you have....!
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      03-02-2014, 06:36 PM   #2
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Does replacing the RFTs with Non RFTs invalidate the warranty ? I have the extended CPO warranty on the car for another 6 months or so. Can a dealer refuse to fix an issue if the RFT tires have been replaced by Non RFTs ?
Only if they can establish that the nonRFTs caused damage to the car in some way. Very unlikely.
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X2 pretty much impossible to prove that. I dont think I have ever heard of an issue like that. We are located in Pomona. Shoot me a PM if you want some help picking out some tires and I can get you some quotes as well
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you my want to post this on the E90 board to get more feedback.
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