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View Poll Results: How bad does snow suck when you drive your BMW?
Hind Teet! No winter tires, so I am all over the road! 2 13.33%
My BMW handles worse than a Yugo in snow! 1 6.67%
Two words: POWER SLIDE! 8 53.33%
All Seasons keep me facing the right direction; it still sucks! 0 0%
Not too bad, just can't dump the clutch till Spring! 4 26.67%
What Snow? I live on the West Coast! 0 0%
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#1 (permalink) Old 10-18-2004, 04:24 AM
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I already have the winter tire/wheel combo on all 4 corners. WINTER Sucks at the best of times, but snow before Halloween is just wrong!
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#2 (permalink) Old 10-21-2004, 09:37 PM
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havent had a chance to pick up winters yet, so im driving around on my performance tires, and surprisingly they're better than my old all seasons on the snow

put 2 sandbags in the trunk and i havent gotten stuck yet, although not having abs is a bitch

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I got good tires, but I still just power slide thru all the turns, its just too much fun.
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I havent drivin my BMW is the winter yet. my old Mercedes did pretty well in the winter though, providing you know what your doing.

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i do live on the west coast but we get a little snow, i ran my 17's last year... it was an exciting experience to say the least.... and i think im going to do the same this year

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Winter blues

That's the beautiful thing about having 2 vehicles in Calgary when the snow flies. I hesitantly park my 325 for the winter in the warm, cozy garage...go and run it once in a while to keep things fresh, and just to hear that sexy growl come from under the hood. Saddle up the 4x4 Blazer when the dump comes! To be truthfull, having grown up in Calgary, I have seen snow in every single month of the year, and that's no damn fun.
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Good stuff. Even my underpowered Eta is ass happy in the snow.
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Looking forward to testing out my Xi in the snow. I lived in Alaska for 7 years, so I refused to get anything that wasn't fwd or awd.

Winter was never about driving... just sliding with style.
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