Run Flat Tyres Do You Need Them

Runflat tyres have begun to gain traction world over, with both car users and carmakers alike. They can also be called self-supporting tyres. The sidewalls are reinforced with tough rubber inserts. This is because even after they have lost the air in them they can still run for a while at approved speeds. Usually, the air is what provides support inside tyres, when a tyre is punctured or slashed, it loses air and becomes useless, you have to change it. Runflat tyres solve this problem, at least for a while. You can run for 30 miles per hour for about 50 miles. This could be enough time for you to find a tyre repair shop. 

Can You Fix Run Flats Tyres Dubai

At Al quoz we recommend against repairing run flat tyres for a number of reasons. One is that run flats tend to be compromised after they have been driven on for a while when punctured. This is speaking in general terms though. Tyre experts and manufacturers also agree with this school of thought. However, if you want to know whether run flat tyre in Dubaican be fixed, then you’d have to contact us on 971 54420 4322 or visit There are special times run flats could be attempted to be fixed.

Should You Use Run Flat tyres?

Now, this is another question people would like to have an answer to, next to “can run flat tyres be repaired”? Now it depends on a number of factors. To start with certain cars come fitted with run flat tyres from the manufacturers. Cars such as BMW 5 series, Audi 6 and others. For these cars, you shouldn’t use any other tyres apart from run flats. Most cars fitted with run flats don’t come with spare tyres, this frees up space in the boot. So if your car came with a run flat tyre, it’s advisable that you continue in the same manner when changing tyres. First, there’s most likely no room for a spare. And then the car handling, braking and suspensions were created for run flat tyres, changing it would change the way the car behaves and this might not be nice.

For those thinking whether to remove their conventional tyres and fit in run flats, well it’s not that simple as changing from one brand or size to another. First, your car needs to have TPMS (Tyre pressure monitoring system). This is because the run flat tyres do not deflate and the driver may not feel anything when there’s a puncture, it’s the in-car system that warns you of a drop in pressure. Therefore if your car doesn’t have a TPMS, you shouldn’t attempt changing to run flats.  And of course, your car suspension is another area to look at when thinking of changing to run flats. That is if your car has TPMS.  Can your suspensions provide the absorbency and other minor changes? You’d have to take your car to a mechanic to see if it can be done.

Runflats are loved because of the safety they offer. However, some don’t like it because it gives a rougher ride and it’s also more expensive. Since it usually is unfixable, you’d have to purchase a new tyre whenever one is damaged. If you’re on a budget, stick with conventional tyres.