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      07-11-2019, 11:03 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by matchgrade View Post
When we leased my wife's 3-series, that's what we did. We drove for a few months, swapped the Continental run-flats with some decent (Sumitomo HTR A/S P02) non-run-flat tires, and swapped them back right before turning the car in. You need at least 4/32 (or 1/8) inch of tread left.

Since the Sumitomos still had decent tread, I sold them on Craigslist to recoup the cost of swapping the tires at a tire shop.

If you have the space to store them, it's a good way to go. We tied them up in big plastic garbage bags per online how-to pages. Here are some relevant excerpts from one source:

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This is incredibly useful information! Thank you so much. I think this is what I'll do.
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