BMW News: Get your BMW ready for winter today! - Bimmerfest - BMW Forums

Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > BMW News

BMW News
Get the latest BMW headlines, news, and rumors and discuss the future of BMW with other BMW enthusiasts!

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-08-2008, 11:33 AM   #1
Get your BMW ready for winter today!
pix335i's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Austin, TX
Posts: 5,941

Show Printable Version Email this Page

posted by pix335i

The winter season is here and it is time to make sure your car is in shape for the coming months. The following are some links and tips for making sure you are ready for the snowy and icy conditions that make us all look foward to warm weather agin. Feel free to reply with your own suggestions to help make this a safe winter season for all the BMW owners out there!

Looking for a set of new wheels/tires or replacement set of tires for the winter season?

It always pays to shop around for your winter wheel and tire needs but we are typically hard pressed to find a better deal than those provided from TireRack.

You can find more helpful information on winter tires from our friendly Tire Rack moderator at the following link:

Information on understanding the new Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) systems can be found here:

Search for Winter Tires for your BMW on

Can't find your answer at those links? Post your question for people like Gary@TireRack to give you feedback on in Tire Rack's Tires, Wheels, Brakes & Suspension forum here:

For those who already have a set of winter wheels and tires

If you do not have the tires mounted on your car...go get it done so you do not get stuck out in the middle of a surprise storm. Those summer tires are not what you want on your car when trying to make it home from work if a storm hits!

Make sure you check your tire pressures on those winter tires; you can lose up to 5psi of pressure from summer to winter months and it can have a huge impact on the tires. If you are lucky enough to have your car parked in an attached or heated garage, be aware that you will lose air pressure when transitioning to the outdoors. According to, you should add 1 psi of "cold" tire pressure to compensate for each 10 degree temperature difference!

Happy Holidays and good luck with winter season!

UPDATE - Check out the winter clearance sale the is having -

Clearance pricing on a great selection of wheels makes it the perfect time to update your vehicle or to create a Tire & Wheel Package for spring. Affordable options for a Winter / Snow Tire & Wheel Package are available, too! Select styles and applications. Clearance prices effective through February 28, 2009.

Winter Wheel Clearance Event

This article has been viewed 4162 times.
Reply With Quote
Old 01-15-2009, 08:05 AM
Abel1337 Abel1337 is offline
Registered User
Location: Ontario
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 31
Mein Auto: BMW
good info

Very informative, thanks!
I <3 my Beamer!
Reply With Quote

See More Related BMW Stories

Forum Navigation
Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > BMW News
Today's Posts Search
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:22 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2015 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms