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      12-24-2008, 04:08 PM   #45
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If your rocking your M in the wild winter weather, post up pics of your beast in the snow!

Here are a few pics from our latest storm in Toronto (about 15cm).
I posted the last picture to show some of the people from down south, what its like to drive through a storm like this!

Enjoy!
thats bk at 7 and woodbine isnt it?
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      12-24-2008, 04:24 PM   #46
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Better Hurry....... the coldest weather is yet to come....... You know how cold it can be in January and February.
On order now an puttingthe pan heater on next month.

Yup, it'll get colder than -32 C soon. Late Jan/early Feb is the worst.

Need to go south by then
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      12-25-2008, 12:36 AM   #47
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thats awesome that your driving your M3 in the winter!!!

Hopefully your bumper isnt to sandblasted by the summer.

-30C is pretty cold, but i remember it being around -56C last winter while i was at work.
i think i took a pic of the temp because i couldnt believe how cold it was.
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      12-25-2008, 12:42 AM   #48
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Little different problem further north
Wow thats COLD!!!!!
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      12-25-2008, 04:42 AM   #49
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Those are some crazy pics!

Wish it was like that in LA.
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      12-25-2008, 01:14 PM   #50
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Those are some crazy pics!

Wish it was like that in LA.
once you drive in it you will probably change your mind. its nice when the snow is clean and fresh but after a few hours and they lay our some sand and salt... look out.
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thats bk at 7 and woodbine isnt it?
yes, yes it is!

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thats awesome that your driving your M3 in the winter!!!

Hopefully your bumper isnt to sandblasted by the summer.
of course man...I'm not paying $1000 + a month to let it sit in the garage for half the year!

I repaint my front bumper every spring...but to be honest it gets sand blasted in the summer just as much, if not more! But anyway, I repaint it once a year and the car looks brand new!
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      12-25-2008, 02:17 PM   #52
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wow lmao, saw 13 degrees F monday morning and that was beyond cold already. how do you guys survive in the negatives??!
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Are those 19 performance tires?
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      01-06-2009, 04:12 PM   #57
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Are those 19 performance tires?
I don't think so as those look like the OEM 18" rims.

My winter wheels and tires are scheduled to arrive on Thursday (Jan 8). They will very quickly go on and I'll take some pics of my E90 in the snow and post up also.
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      02-13-2009, 03:43 PM   #58
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lol, the car just doesnt move in the snow, i had to forcefully push it to the curb, and my driveway was about 500ft. away from where i had to park
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Your crazy, i would never.... Nice car!
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you know, if you can afford an M3 with 5k worth of wheels, then you could probably spend 2500.00 on an older honda accord or something for winter driving. Such a shame to treat that nice car like that IMO
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      02-13-2009, 08:07 PM   #62
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lol, the car just doesnt move in the snow, i had to forcefully push it to the curb, and my driveway was about 500ft. away from where i had to park
You used to have that grey s5 right? i recognize the plates...i drove next to you before on hillside around nhp/mineola.....white modded 335.
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you know, if you can afford an M3 with 5k worth of wheels, then you could probably spend 2500.00 on an older honda accord or something for winter driving. Such a shame to treat that nice car like that IMO
believe me, the m is just a car really. Drive it the way it meant to be driven.
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believe me, the m is just a car really. Drive it the way it meant to be driven.
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the M car is not a supercar... i drive it all throughout winter. now if the M was a $250 000 lambo or F430 then that would be a totally different story... its a $70k car... you see a lot of 545s, 550s, 7 series, S-class, etc (that cost either the same or more) out on the road during winter.
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the M car is not a supercar... i drive it all throughout winter. now if the M was a $250 000 lambo or F430 then that would be a totally different story... its a $70k car... you see a lot of 545s, 550s, 7 series, S-class, etc on the road that cost either the same or more out on the road during winter.
Good point!
Not to mention, the car is German. It was built with the knowledge that it would likely be driven in snowy conditions!

My M is so good in the snow (with snow tires), that I prefer driving it over my moms Acura TL (with snow tires).
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you know, if you can afford an M3 with 5k worth of wheels, then you could probably spend 2500.00 on an older honda accord or something for winter driving. Such a shame to treat that nice car like that IMO


It would be a shame to turn an M3 into a garage queen for several months every year. These cars are built for all weather, so long as there's enought clearance. Clean the underside at every opportunity and they'll easily last a couple of hundred thousand miles.

I worship my M3 by flogging it every chance I get. I warm it up like a race horse, but when it's ready it gets its head, summer and winter.

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