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Old 2nd November 2006, 01:21   #1
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Thumbs up Flat Tires? No problem...keep on driving....

guys, i came across this link while doing some browsing on the Net. Goodyear has come out with these range of tires called "Run on Flat". They claim that you can run your car atleast 50 miles after you notice the flat and without sacrificing on confort etc. Though i couldn't go through it thoroughly, i thought it could be some help for TBHP members.

http://eu.goodyear.com/uk_en/tires/runonflat/index.jsp

I wonder when Good Year would launch them in India.
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Stale news,bro.
Infact, the new BMW 3 series which is about to be launched in India comes with it.
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exactly....these are available for many years now (abroad obviously )
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Run flats have existed for a long time now. Internationally.
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And they wont serve any pupose on Indian roads. the sidewalls on thse tyres are so damn hard, the only thing that'd break down would be your back.

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Run flats are lousy on all roads except german and swiss.
You better have awesome suspension to run 'run flats' . Their ride is too harsh. you would be feeling every expansion joint in the road
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Sorry guyz for the stale news...I think its not a good proposition for Indian roads....

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