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      11-17-2010, 05:41 PM   #1
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Official "Winter Mode" thread

Let's see what your winter mode is this year, did you buy a beater? or put on some winter tires on your m3 and have a blast?

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      11-17-2010, 05:56 PM   #2
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first time with the m3 in snow? how is it?
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      11-17-2010, 07:15 PM   #3
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From the dealership to the garage... thats my winter mode. German winters are no joke and they salt the absolute HELL out of the roads. If I werent in Germany, I would consider driving it with the blizzacks
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      11-17-2010, 09:27 PM   #4
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I'll be putting these on this or next weekend. Will take pics of them when they're on the car. Blizzak LM-60 on satin black painted ZCP wheelies

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snow shoes!

Here are my new snow shoes! Just had them put on today. Sorry for the piss poor iphone photos, but I'll post real photos after I get the car washed and detailed next week. I got some AC Schnitzer Type V 18" replicas with Pirelli Sottozero's. I reallly like the look! Can't wait for the snow to start falling!

side note, 18's plus snow tires are such a softer ride compared to the competition wheels...
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      11-19-2010, 09:00 PM   #6
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Nothing fancy, dont drive much in winter but wanted backup in case.

Moda MD7 + LM25 tires
18x9 et30
235/40/18
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      11-19-2010, 09:01 PM   #7
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Let's see what your winter mode is this year, did you buy a beater? or put on some winter tires on your m3 and have a blast?

not yet mabe the day after thanksgiving the winters go on. i want to put spacers on
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      11-20-2010, 02:07 AM   #8
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this is from last year... this year, my wheel set up is going to change a little. i'll post an updated pic in a week or two once i got my winters on!
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Nothing fancy, dont drive much in winter but wanted backup in case.

Moda MD7 + LM25 tires
18x9 et30
235/40/18
255/40/18

those actually look pretty sweet!
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Nothing fancy, dont drive much in winter but wanted backup in case.

Moda MD7 + LM25 tires
18x9 et30
235/40/18
255/40/18

these in 19 or 20s would be pretty sick!
nice winter set up
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I like seeing the M3 in the snow for some reason!
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      11-20-2010, 08:55 PM   #13
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winter mode is my car in the garage from dec til may!
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winter mode is my car in the garage from dec til may!
Garaged October/November until April. Winter or all season tires are required in Germany for the winter months. Having been raised in New England, I have seen the beating the paint can take from winter road treatment.

If I was home this winter, I would driving a Honda CRV as a winter vehicle. At least I get back home in early summer!
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I'll be putting these on this or next weekend. Will take pics of them when they're on the car. Blizzak LM-60 on satin black painted ZCP wheelies

Those are some great looking wheels.

They will look great on your ride
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      11-22-2010, 10:24 AM   #16
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I have a set of M6 reps that I would like to use for my winter set up for the new M3. Can anybody recommended a tire and size if the current General Exclaim summer tires on them are 235/35/19 & 265/30/19? BTW, the front offset is 35 and the rear is 33.
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