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Unread 03-25-2016, 09:44 PM   #1
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Default Video - What happens when run flats go flat? Runflat vs BIG Nail!

Hey everyone,

I made a small video on what happens when your run flat goes completely flat and what it's like to drive with it.

Enjoy!

http://youtu.be/ZtQ4-UfdPpc

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Interesting.

The safety concern of cars pulling on the freeway (or even just a highway) is certainly forefront in the manufacturer's minds.

It's why I advise drivers with regular tyres to not pull over right at the instance of a flat (on the open road, at least), but rather seek a safe place (one rigidly seperated from the carriageway) to pull over, even if it means driving a couple of dozens of feet further on.

I get the issues some have with runflats, i.e. added unsprung weight and harsher ride but overall it is not a bad compromise, an changing them to regular tyres (as some do) tends to result in lots of messing around with ride frequencies and cornering stiffnesses - normally to the detriment of performance or indeed safety.

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