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      09-21-2008, 10:18 AM   #1
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Whats your winter ride?

what do you guys in the "winter states" drive in the winter?
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      09-21-2008, 10:25 AM   #2
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      09-21-2008, 11:12 AM   #3
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      09-21-2008, 11:16 AM   #4
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as long as the weather is nice M3. If it sucks or there is snow on the ground I'll drive my work truck. 05 GMC pickup.
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      09-21-2008, 11:33 AM   #5
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I don't plan on getting winter tires for my M3. It will be a garage queen most of the winter especially once too much salt is laid down on Chicago roads.

ML63 is my winter beater. Unfortunately, MB factory-equipped it with summer-only performance tires but believe it or not, they actually make Dunlop Wintersports M3 in the stock 295/40/20 size which I have mounted right now.
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      09-21-2008, 07:13 PM   #6
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      09-21-2008, 07:19 PM   #7
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      09-21-2008, 07:45 PM   #8
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      09-21-2008, 09:24 PM   #9
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      09-21-2008, 09:44 PM   #10
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I don't plan on getting winter tires for my M3. It will be a garage queen most of the winter especially once too much salt is laid down on Chicago roads.

ML63 is my winter beater. Unfortunately, MB factory-equipped it with summer-only performance tires but believe it or not, they actually make Dunlop Wintersports M3 in the stock 295/40/20 size which I have mounted right now.
I've got an ML350 with the 20" AMGs. I throw on 19s w Pirellis Scoripion Ice & Snows when it's real nasty or I'm going to the mountains skiing. Good winter vehicle. There are usually only a handfull of days in Portland I can't drive the M due to ice or snow.
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      09-21-2008, 10:00 PM   #11
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      09-21-2008, 10:15 PM   #12
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I don't plan on getting winter tires for my M3. It will be a garage queen most of the winter especially once too much salt is laid down on Chicago roads.

ML63 is my winter beater. Unfortunately, MB factory-equipped it with summer-only performance tires but believe it or not, they actually make Dunlop Wintersports M3 in the stock 295/40/20 size which I have mounted right now.
That Ml63 looks real nice. Is it almost as fast as the M3?
I drive a Toyota 4runner right now but was thinking of trading it in for a 2009 Lexus ls460 AWD.
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      09-21-2008, 11:41 PM   #13
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      09-21-2008, 11:41 PM   #14
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      09-21-2008, 11:50 PM   #15
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      09-22-2008, 02:12 AM   #16
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      09-22-2008, 05:45 AM   #17
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      09-22-2008, 07:03 AM   #18
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The M3 - as long as it get's through with the climate conditions (we don't usually have much snow over here but there can be frozen (icy) roads occassionaly). I would consider however to install a set of winter-tyres on dedicated rims.
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      09-22-2008, 07:16 AM   #19
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I'll take a chance with the m3. Honolulu winters aren't too bad.
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      09-22-2008, 09:13 AM   #21
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