Hi fellow northerners. Any advice on snow tires? Have a '97 318, and spent last winter slipping and sliding. Don't drive much - about 600 miles a month.
Would anyone recommend fronts only, rears only, or all four?
ew falken are expensive, , where are you located taylor?
go with a good afordable snow tire and youll be happy enough. if your in canada i suggest even going to canadian tire and getting their nordic track series tires, they held up very well for me, but if you want a more reputable brand check out pirellis snow tires, they are one of the best
Four winter tires. I have goodyear ultra ice tires. Up here in Montreal with all the ice and salt I also bought some cheapy steal rims, $38 Canadian dollars each, otherwise the salt and sand pit the finish on your wheels. Most eveyone up here switches to 4 winter tires.
The Nordic trac tires (from canadian tire) are actually made by BFG. Most of Can Tires rubber is made by Michelin or BFG. Coppers or Coopers are okay but if you live in a climate where the temps get below -25C the cheaper tires get really hard and lose their ability to grip, in other words the freeze. The no names made by Michelin, Goodyear and BFG such as Matador and General and Nordic Trac and Champion hold up well in the colder temps. Two big sand bags in the trunk will help too.
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1979 320is RiP
1994 318is Sold
1995 325is Sold
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