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      06-11-2012, 09:20 PM   #1
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Removing run flat tires

I plan on getting my rims powder coated. Will the removal of the run flat tires for the process cause any issues with sensors etc? Can they be removed and re-installed like regular tires?
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      06-11-2012, 11:19 PM   #2
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I plan on getting my rims powder coated. Will the removal of the run flat tires for the process cause any issues with sensors etc? Can they be removed and re-installed like regular tires?
Yeah. Just reset the tpms in ur idrive when u get ur wheels back on.
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      06-12-2012, 09:12 PM   #3
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Removal of run flat

I was under the belief that once you remove the run flat from the rim it has been compromised. No longer a run flat -- just a tire at that point.
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      06-13-2012, 05:57 PM   #4
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Yes it's fine to remove and remount tires-I did the same thing-make sure they don't powdercoat the flat mounting surface on rim back - I had vibration issues and discovered they powdercoated the mount point on mine-I ground it off Back to raw aluminum and problem fixed.
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      06-13-2012, 10:27 PM   #5
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Thanks guys for the responses. I was a bit worried but I'll take the plunge in a week or so
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      06-14-2012, 07:18 AM   #6
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Thanks guys for the responses. I was a bit worried but I'll take the plunge in a week or so
Thinking of doing the same for my 19" stock wheels. Let us know how it turns out!
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      07-04-2012, 07:20 PM   #7
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Just picked it up today. They completed the job in 14 hrs. This place was recommended by a friend that owns a collision shop.
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      07-09-2012, 12:12 PM   #9
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Just picked it up today. They completed the job in 14 hrs. This place was recommended by a friend that owns a collision shop.
Looks great...might do that on my alpine white. Where did you have it done? Was it expensive? Thx!
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      07-09-2012, 04:18 PM   #10
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Looks fresh. What is the attachment above you rear window? I think the black base model rims look better than the standard. Good job.
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why getting the tires out? power coated with tires on is not a prob at all. i got my done within 4 5 hours, the rest just wait to dry out.
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why getting the tires out? power coated with tires on is not a prob at all. i got my done within 4 5 hours, the rest just wait to dry out.
really? that Id like to see. Theres an abvious disconnect here as to what you think powdercoating is and what it really is.
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I was under the belief that once you remove the run flat from the rim it has been compromised. No longer a run flat -- just a tire at that point.
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Looks fresh. What is the attachment above you rear window? I think the black base model rims look better than the standard. Good job.
Thx. Mac. Thats a rear roof spoiler on the back
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Repairs on Wheels 833 McDONALD AVE. BROOKLYN, N.Y. 11218
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Car wheel straightening, truck wheel straightening, curb damage repairs, wheel damage straightening, bent wheel repairs, bent wheel straightening, bent rim ...
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Repairs on Wheels 833 McDONALD AVE. BROOKLYN, N.Y. 11218
www.repairsonwheelsrim.com/
Car wheel straightening, truck wheel straightening, curb damage repairs, wheel damage straightening, bent wheel repairs, bent wheel straightening, bent rim ...
Thanks for posting. I may have to check this shop out.
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Repairs on Wheels 833 McDONALD AVE. BROOKLYN, N.Y. 11218
www.repairsonwheelsrim.com/
Car wheel straightening, truck wheel straightening, curb damage repairs, wheel damage straightening, bent wheel repairs, bent wheel straightening, bent rim ...
Thanks heard of them but didn't know they did powder coating...may have to borrow that look from you!
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      07-13-2012, 09:41 PM   #18
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I put continental dws on my wife's X5. Car rides great. No issue going from run flats to non-run flats. Run flats sort of a waste of money.
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