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      11-17-2010, 01:06 AM   #3
mpardun
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Drives: '11 e90 ///M3
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+1 for second set of winter wheels/tires/tpms

I am coming off a RWD '08 335i. I tried my first winter with OEM summers and could barely drive in 1" of snow. Bought a set of 18" cast AL wheels at Discount Tire with some Blizzak LM22's. WORLD OF DIFFERENCE on accel, cornering and braking! While not a deep snow car, it was totally usable on our typical 2-6" CO front range storms. Decent on the cold but dry (90% of CO winter living) and good in slop and slush.

I am 2 weeks away from taking delivery of an '11 e90 and am mounting some 19" Blizzak's LM60's on my ZCP's...a great excuse to buy a full forged summer set up with some great summer rubber and put them on in April/May.
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2011.5 e90 M3 ZCP {Space Gray / 1/2 Fox Red & Blk / 6MT / ZCV / ZCW / ZP2 / EP Sound}
Former BMW's: '08 335i sil/blk (6sp) / '03 M3 sil/red (SMG) / '98 540i sil/blk (6sp)