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      05-30-2009, 10:44 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by chriszeh View Post
just because you can doesnt mean you should. i could take my r1 out for some crazy shit in the snow but why? i have lots of other options for things to drive that dont include an m3. if you have money to spend on an m3 i dont see how it would be your only car available.
Exactly. I drive my GTI on Dunlop Wintersport M3's in the winter. I don't see the need to put myself and others at risk in order to have 414hp that I can't use in the snow. I'll probably be selling the GTI against some sort of SUV next year, so I have better ground clearance, more cargo room, and AWD/4WD.

If it's your year-round daily driver and you can't justify having another car, fine, but make sure you take it really easy, avoid inclines, and ride on good snow tires. When I lived in Pittsburgh I saw enough BMW's sliding backwards down hills to know better than to have the M3 as my only car in winter.
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