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      01-19-2011, 07:11 PM   #1
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Snow - snow tires = the suck!

I hate the midwest.... can't wait to get back to Cali!!!!



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      01-19-2011, 08:38 PM   #2
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Yes with no snow tires your not going anywhere... safely at-least.
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      01-19-2011, 09:27 PM   #3
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I did that last week when I got caught an hour from home. Took me 4 and half hours to drive home. Hazzards on the entire way at 15 mph. Never again.
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      01-19-2011, 10:10 PM   #4
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Ha!...even with snow tires, with that much snow, the M3 doesn't like it.
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Where is that? I'm in Atl for work till Mar and I can't wait to go back to Cali either!
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      01-20-2011, 03:05 AM   #6
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Thank God for 77 in Cali today... Haha
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snow snow snow!
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      01-20-2011, 07:59 AM   #8
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i agree even with snows its tough to navigate. the only car that doesnt care about the snow is a suburban in 4wd. i can go through 3 ft without an isse
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i agree even with snows its tough to navigate. the only car that doesnt care about the snow is a suburban in 4wd. i can go through 3 ft without an isse
M3 with Blizzaks = lots of fun to drive in the snow (see my avatar).

And, seriously, the "only car that doesn't care about the snow" is a Suburban?! I know plenty of cars that would do a much, much better job than a Suburban in the snow.
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      01-20-2011, 09:44 AM   #10
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with good snow tires you would be fine.

If you stop on a hill though your done lol.
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      01-20-2011, 11:26 AM   #11
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That is so sad... get that thing a garage!
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      01-20-2011, 12:34 PM   #12
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That is so sad... get that thing a garage!
I say get snow tires and drive:

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthr...=469478&page=2
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There are tens of millions of people who have lost their job, home, car, everything... through no fault of their own. Life isn't so bad just because of a little snow and no snow tires.
Wtf??
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Poor dude. Get him a garage?
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Driving in the snow can be fun especially when your car has proper snow tires and you have proper driving skills. That being said, maybe a little perspective would be useful?

There are tens of millions of people who have lost their job, home, car, everything... through no fault of their own. Life isn't so bad just because of a little snow and no snow tires.







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Driving in the snow can be fun especially when your car has proper snow tires and you have proper driving skills. That being said, maybe a little perspective would be useful?

There are tens of millions of people who have lost their job, home, car, everything... through no fault of their own. Life isn't so bad just because of a little snow and no snow tires.
I'm sure that was the first thing that popped in his head seeing his car in that situation.

But those conditions are what lead me to the S4. Awd is a beautiful thing in the Midwest.
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Is BMW now offerıng another color Whıte on ıts pallete...Snow Whıte?


Some decent snow tıres wıll help a lot, as I have found out thıs wınter. However, when the snow gets deep you are screwed.

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[b]There are tens of millions of people who have lost their job, home, car, everything... through no fault of their own. Life isn't so bad just because of a little snow and no snow tires.
Really...WTF are you talkıng about? There ıs always someone on thıs sıte who has to come from way out of left fıeld wıth a stupıd comment that has no bearıng whatsoever wıth the topıc beıng dıscussed.
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But those conditions are what lead me to the S4. Awd is a beautiful thing in the Midwest.
I agree, that ıs what my TT ıs for.
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Snow-snow tires + Lip = Snowplow!

Yes, you need to get a winter beater. Oh, and that white stuff on the road when everything drys out... it's not snow, and it's all up in your car waiting to 'worm' it's way out someday!

I lived one winter in Chicago with my E46 M3. Brand new, but had snow tires. Everyone else at work drove winter beaters and thought I was a strange for using such a nice car in the winter.
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i agree even with snows its tough to navigate. the only car that doesnt care about the snow is a suburban in 4wd. i can go through 3 ft without an isse
I can think of a dozen vehicles right now (not necessarily SUVs) that are way more effective in heavy snow than a 4WD Suburban.
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M3 with Blizzaks = lots of fun to drive in the snow (see my avatar).

And, seriously, the "only car that doesn't care about the snow" is a Suburban?! I know plenty of cars that would do a much, much better job than a Suburban in the snow.
i only own suburban and an M3 the M3 has snows (dunlop winter sport m3) and it makes the car drivable. the suburban has been in storms in vermont with no trouble getting through anything . if there are other cars that can do that then great.
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