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i have a june 2011 gt*r with run flats, i need to replace the rear tyres and was wondering what is best
i am open to non run flat, will car be okay with front on run flats and rears on non run flats
do i need to stick with bridgestones or can use other branded make

FRONT TYRE255/40ZRF/20Bridgestone Potenza RE070R
REAR TYRE285/35ZRF/20Bridgestone Potenza RE070R
 

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Do not mix runflats and non run flats!

Most owners are now fitting the Michelin S4S tyre which is a non runflat, the preferred size is 265/35 Fronts and 305/30 Rears.
 

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Do not mix runflats and non run flats!

Most owners are now fitting the Michelin S4S tyre which is a non runflat, the preferred size is 265/35 Fronts and 305/30 Rears.

Totally agree but did you see the thread a short while back where one owner had mixed runflats with standard tyres? I dont think he had driven it hard just road use.
 

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Last year one of the Supercar Experience Day companies I work for accidently mixed runflats and non runflats, the instructor working in the car took it out first thing in the morning to warm it up and after 3 laps asked me to drive it as he didn’t think it was safe, I did one lap and came in to check the tyre pressures and then noticed the mix of tyres, wheels were swapped and car felt much better.
 

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Last year one of the Supercar Experience Day companies I work for accidently mixed runflats and non runflats, the instructor working in the car took it out first thing in the morning to warm it up and after 3 laps asked me to drive it as he didn’t think it was safe, I did one lap and came in to check the tyre pressures and then noticed the mix of tyres, wheels were swapped and car felt much better.
Yes I dont need convincing.
 

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as i only use the car on normal roads and normal speed driving and very low mileage user
i am not that worried about mixing rear non flat with front run flat (these will need replacing soon anyways)
so i will in the near future have all non run flats
question is as normal driving is there a difference that i will feel between the 2
i would also stick to the same size as fitted originally
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as i only use the car on normal roads and normal speed driving and very low mileage use
then sell up and buy a Ford Fiesta! ?;)?
 

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hi
as i only use the car on normal roads and normal speed driving and very low mileage user
i am not that worried about mixing rear non flat with front run flat (these will need replacing soon anyways)
so i will in the near future have all non run flats
question is as normal driving is there a difference that i will feel between the 2
i would also stick to the same size as fitted originally
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You could almost fit any type of tyre if you are not a fast driver. I still like the runflats but I know plenty who have moved over from them. Certainly for fast driving I preferred the runflats
 

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You could almost fit any type of tyre if you are not a fast driver. I still like the runflats but I know plenty who have moved over from them. Certainly for fast driving I preferred the runflats
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Thanks for your revert
non run flats as they are cheaper also
which brand would you suggest
stick to bridgestone or other brand whould be no real difference
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Thanks for your revert
non run flats as they are cheaper also
which brand would you suggest
stick to bridgestone or other brand whould be no real difference
regards
I like Bridgestones as they have a good tyre depth. I'm sure Dunlops only have 5mm on from new??
 

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I like Bridgestones as they have a good tyre depth. I'm sure Dunlops only have 5mm on from new??
hi
bridestones non runflat re050A is ok to fit
but re070 run on flat is only £15.00 more
 
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