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      10-11-2011, 05:11 PM   #65
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Originally Posted by Twinbo View Post
Winter wheel/tire combo ordered today from Tirerack.
Sport Edition A7 Painted Black - 18"
235/40/18 Bridgestone Blizzak WS60 all around.
I was flopping between the LM-60 (performance) and the WS-60 (snow and ice) but went with the latter because I will be taking the car into the mountains to ski. This should be the only winter the M is used (still waiting for a 99-01 4Runner to be traded in at a local dealership my friends works at).
You should be fine with that set up. In 2004 I purchased my then M3 2002 in Vancouver drove it home to Edmonton. It had 19" Performance tires on the car when I purchased it. Drove it thru the mountains home in March, when I got home I nearly crashed her in my neighbourhood near our then house. Next day I found a special winter wheel tire set at BMW Bavaria once they were on the car all was well.

I now have a similar winter set up for my e92 only that the wheels are aftermarket replica 18" BMW 220M wheels and the tires are Michelin ICE from TireRack. I got the tires last year and found them to be $500- less from TireRack then if I would have purchased them from Canadian Tire.

I hear you have snow already Happy Skiing ...
Cheers, Rolf-Dieter

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