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#1 (permalink) Old 11-28-2004, 07:55 PM
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I have a new X5 4.8 and will be driving from North Carolina to Iowa around Christmas. Has anyone had experience with the 4.8 in snow, particularly regarding the tires? I note BMWs remarks, "not recommended for cold weather driving," and given the possibility of encountering snow along the way, would appreciate any comments. Thanks. ZZ
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Hi!! If you have the original performance tires, then I recommend changing the tires to whatever you feel are the right ones. Performance tires aren't the best in cold/snow weather.

Oh and by the way, AWESOME car man. 4.8i. That's sweet.
Isn't that the one with the extra body kit and 355hp?

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