24 min

#022 The most underrated part of any car: Tires | BMW Podcast The BMW Podcast | Changing Lanes

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Tires and wheels: we here at the BMW podcast feel they’re underappreciated und underrated. But when it comes to performance and security, few parts of your car can make such a big difference. Which is why we want to dedicate this episode of “Changing Lanes” to your car’s tires, and dive into all the relevant topics and the most asked questions surrounding wheels. For example: the difference between summer tires and winter tires, and why you should switch tires and when. Hydroplaning and how to avoid it. The right tread depth… And so much more!

We can promise you one thing: after listening to this episode you’ll never underappreciate your tires again!

2:10 Do I need winter tires?

5:25 When should I change tires?

6:30 When do I need new tires?

10:03 What types of tires are there?

14:18 What is the correct air pressure?

16:41 What is a tread pattern?

17:33 What’s the correct way to store tires?

18:30 What does tire balancing actually mean?

19:34 What is hydroplaning and what can I do about it?

And if you want to read more about tires and wheels, go to BMW.com: 

https://www.bmw.com/en/automotive-life/wheels-and-tires.html

“Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more.

Tires and wheels: we here at the BMW podcast feel they’re underappreciated und underrated. But when it comes to performance and security, few parts of your car can make such a big difference. Which is why we want to dedicate this episode of “Changing Lanes” to your car’s tires, and dive into all the relevant topics and the most asked questions surrounding wheels. For example: the difference between summer tires and winter tires, and why you should switch tires and when. Hydroplaning and how to avoid it. The right tread depth… And so much more!

We can promise you one thing: after listening to this episode you’ll never underappreciate your tires again!

2:10 Do I need winter tires?

5:25 When should I change tires?

6:30 When do I need new tires?

10:03 What types of tires are there?

14:18 What is the correct air pressure?

16:41 What is a tread pattern?

17:33 What’s the correct way to store tires?

18:30 What does tire balancing actually mean?

19:34 What is hydroplaning and what can I do about it?

And if you want to read more about tires and wheels, go to BMW.com: 

https://www.bmw.com/en/automotive-life/wheels-and-tires.html

“Changing Lanes” is the official podcast of BMW. Subscribe for new episodes each week, in which our hosts take you on an exciting journey and talk about innovative technologies, lifestyle, design and more.

24 min

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