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      01-28-2008, 12:36 PM   #1
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Potholes...now this is a pothole

My friend on the Audi side posted this over on another website...I think the stock 335 wheels are strong and heavy...but they couldn't overcome this pothole..I am sure of that..

http://forums.audiworld.com/norcal/msgs/63643.phtml
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      01-28-2008, 12:40 PM   #2
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lol, sink hole to be exact your bmw oem wheel should make it out ok, it is the car that might suffer more.
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      01-28-2008, 12:44 PM   #3
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I guess we have to expect stuff like this up here in Canada. Except the ones living in the rich provinces (British Columbia and Alberta).
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      01-28-2008, 12:47 PM   #4
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lol, sink hole to be exact your bmw oem wheel should make it out ok, it is the car that might suffer more.
Yup.. thats a sinkhole from permafrost melting.. Global warming is coming for us all!!!.
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      01-28-2008, 01:07 PM   #5
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Yeah..I had a smaller version of that puppy in my backyard a few years ago...kinda scary..you start thinking your house might go down there.
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I can't imagine driving along and having that happen.

I've been in some big holes before but that's just crazy.
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      01-28-2008, 02:10 PM   #7
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That's some DAMN big Pothole!!!!

Hey Zirenz2006. Can't get my eye off your avatar. Bigger pic please.....
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holy shite...
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      01-28-2008, 02:17 PM   #9
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talk about hydrolocking the engine lol.
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      01-28-2008, 03:28 PM   #12
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omg, it ate the car!!
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I guess we have to expect stuff like this up here in Canada. Except the ones living in the rich provinces (British Columbia and Alberta).
Roads here are paved with gold, swear to god.

But you gotta live through the winters, -32C right now, -42C windchill.
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      01-28-2008, 08:36 PM   #15
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Roads here are paved with gold, swear to god.

But you gotta live through the winters, -32C right now, -42C windchill.
I guess you have to take the bad with the good. Seriously I hope I never get posted out west. I doubt I could afford a house...
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I hope he bought the tire protection plan...they are prob. worth more than the car!
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      01-29-2008, 03:32 AM   #17
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A few weeks ago, my friend hit a pothole at night in his e46 330xi. It caused him to spin out of control, but he safely stopped the car. He originally brought it to the dealer who wanted $1400 for a new wheel, one tire and an alignment. The dealer had the rim on display in the service lobby when we went to pick it up it was that bad. We found a used rim locally and went to the tire shop to get new tires mounted with the new rim. You want to know how bad the rim was? Two guys in the tire shop grabbed the wheel, one from the face and one from the back. They PULLED THE RIM APART and the tire came off. Literally, there was a crack that went all the way around the entire circumference of the rim. The face was seperated from the rest of the rim!

I'll have to see if I can get the pics...

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      01-29-2008, 03:56 AM   #18
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Hey everybody....

excuse my ignorance....but how are potholes created?
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      01-29-2008, 03:57 AM   #19
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no worries i just googled it.
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      01-29-2008, 02:01 PM   #20
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u think an xi could get out of there...hahaha jk
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      01-29-2008, 02:08 PM   #21
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Well, I googled and found this. Wow! what a hole.
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      01-29-2008, 05:34 PM   #22
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Well, I googled and found this. Wow! what a hole.
Damn!!!!........Hello Hello Hello Hello Hello(Echo from the hole)!
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