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Old 11-29-2011, 09:18 AM
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In short the answer is "it depends". Summer tires are not recommended of course, becuase BMW, like every other manufacturer, is trying to cover thier a@@. I'm sure many will disagree with me, but if you have some experience driving on snow/ice, you have an understanding on the physics of snow/ice driving, your county/municipality is good about road care and you live in a flat area, you should be OK. I drove for years and years on RWD cars with summer tires and never had an issue. Two weeks is almost nothing. All that being said, purchasing winter tires is a safer decision.
Current - 2009 Carrera 4S
Current - 2010 128i convertible (wife's car)
Previous - 2009 M-sport 335i coupe
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Previous - 2000 ///M roadster
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