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      05-21-2010, 08:09 AM   #23
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I picked up a 2010 Space Grey fully loaded sedan for 9200 off msrp.
Is that used? If new, how can you get such a big discount? I didn't think the difference between MSRP and invoice was that great, even on a fully loaded car.
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      05-21-2010, 08:44 AM   #24
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Well maybe we should launch a poll on this

Joke asside, M3s do not come with runflats.
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      05-21-2010, 08:49 AM   #25
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yes it was brand new.. 40 miles on it..

i guess my best bet is to have it flat bedded over to a dealer
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      05-21-2010, 09:19 AM   #26
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Holy crap, that's a really good deal.

And for God's sake, M's don't have run flats. How scary is this that people don't know what they have and don't have on their car.
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      05-21-2010, 09:34 AM   #27
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I was like "WTF?" after the first two posts. Maybe its a california thang.
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you guys want those great deal just pm like he did and ill take care of you as well. Thanks Ammar!
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      05-21-2010, 10:06 AM   #29
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Holy crap, that's a really good deal.

And for God's sake, M's don't have run flats. How scary is this that people don't know what they have and don't have on their car.
I know right! That's one of the very first things I do is check the tires and see what type they are. M's do not come with RFT tires. Even my sales guy did not have his shit together and told me they were RFT tires. I had to correct him. If you are selling BMW cars and especially M's, the facts need to be straight. I knew more about the M and the 335is than the sales guy. My god, where is Anterio that sold me my 335. The best sales guy ever, period. There is no one better than him.
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      05-21-2010, 10:22 AM   #30
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I was like "WTF?" after the first two posts. Maybe its a california thang.
Seriously. This is pretty basic information you should know about (or the dealer should have to told you, when you picked up your car).
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      05-21-2010, 10:35 AM   #31
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Relax. i have the 19's w/ the Continental ContiSportContact 3 tires SSR than cause i know for a fact my car has RFT and have exp them first hand.
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They don't even make those tires in the 19" diameter, let alone in M3-specific sizes! You are 100% incorrect.

http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires....tContact+3+SSR

Let me reiterate: M3's do not come with runflats.
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      05-21-2010, 10:44 AM   #32
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So do M cars come with runflats or not? Can someone give a clear answer?














I can tell you for a FACT that the 2010s and 2011s do NOT come with Run-Flats. There is a kit in the trunk which contains a mini compressor that you hook up to a can of Tire Goo (sealer) and that inflates and seals the tire until you can take it to the dealer and get the tire replaced. I am not sure of the rating (how far you can drive on them) before something might happen.

I even keep a can of that Goo along with tire plugs, in the trunk of my 135i, which definitely has Run-Flats. Yes, you are technically not supposed to plug or put Goo in Run-Flats, but in talking with a few service managers, the said you can do it if you are hundreds of miles from anywhere, just to get you out of the situation.
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      05-21-2010, 10:45 AM   #33
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Is that used? If new, how can you get such a big discount? I didn't think the difference between MSRP and invoice was that great, even on a fully loaded car.
Nice picup M3ryder!

Maybe the discount off MSRP is a "Run Flat Package" credit.

Congratulations on the car - enjoy it!
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      05-21-2010, 11:07 AM   #34
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I love ignorant people, especially when multiple educated people are telling them they are NOT run flats.
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      05-21-2010, 11:14 AM   #35
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CRAP!!! i thought my car was RFT. my ex-car (330i seden) was RFT.
^^ happy that i found out something.

by the way OP, i ran over a glass bottle and my tires were fine. i also have warranty for my tires so... i don't worry.

you should get one too.

congrat on your discount!!!! i envy you for that. haha
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      05-21-2010, 11:47 AM   #36
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Thats not true at all. i got a flat tire just a month ago let me go check my exact tires
One thing you could try is searching this forum to make sure your info is good.

What this forum is - basically - is the single most thorough, accurate and up to date database on E9x M3 information anywhere on the planet. If you were to ask God himself an M3 question, he would refer you to this forum. This forum has more (public) info (and more accurate too) than BMW themselves. And probably no single person in the world - including the guys that helped engineer the M3 itself - has more M information than is on this forum.

The only thing is, the forum is only as good as the contributions. So do your best to make sure what you post is accurate. That way it remains the best resource on the web for M3 information and facts.

Thanks, and have fun in your car.
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      05-21-2010, 12:20 PM   #37
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It IS true. NO M cars come with RFTs. NONE. I have the same Contis on mine and they're NOT RFTs.
run flats suck!
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      05-21-2010, 12:40 PM   #38
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Is that used? If new, how can you get such a big discount? I didn't think the difference between MSRP and invoice was that great, even on a fully loaded car.
The 2011s are out now. A 2010 is the previous year's model. That's why you can get discounts.


Cheers.

To the OP: lets see some pics.
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      05-21-2010, 07:14 PM   #39
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as everyone else already said
they do not come with runflats
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      05-21-2010, 08:59 PM   #40
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CONFIRMED BY ME FROM TODAY

THEY ARE NOT RUN FLATS! WOOP PIEEE. It took 38 posts to confirm it to some people. Holy!

Turns out a freaking half piece of crap cutting blade (not even like a 1/4 of a cutting blade) got punctured into the damn tire. I used the air compressor along w/ the bmw IMS (the tire sealant) I need to go buy another one, maybe online its cheaper.. but anyways I used the IMS along w/ the air compressor, tpms light turned off, was able to drive the car to my guy at chatsworth tirepros and it was a simple patch. Very tiny hole. What a hectic 24 hours of ownership.. hopefully my M experience will be great!
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      05-21-2010, 09:12 PM   #41
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Any tire can be a run flat. You just won't run very long. Oh BTW - M3's do not come with RFTs in case anyone was still wondering.
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      05-22-2010, 01:17 AM   #42
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The ignorance of some M3 'enthusiasts' just amazes me.
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The ignorance of some M3 'enthusiasts' just amazes me.
+1 That's the difference between Americans and the Europeans. Most Americans get cars and never know anything about them or let alone ever actually look at the MANUAL that it came with. Europeans on the other hand usually tend to read the thing cover to cover. I have the Manual in the car and one on the computer that I read page after page while I was anticipating my cars arrival.
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+1000 NO RUN FLATS ON M cars!
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