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Old 10-13-2009, 08:17 AM
AdamPHatch85 AdamPHatch85 is offline
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Is This a Sin?

I just purchased a 1978 320i. I live in Buffalo NY and I plan on driving my new toy in the winter. Am I offending the gods by doing this? I know its rear wheel drive and I'm going to get 4 snows for the car, give it a Rhino rust protection spray, bu I need to drive it through one winter. I figure its a German cars they have harsh winters... What do you folks think?
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Old 10-13-2009, 08:23 AM
d geek d geek is offline
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i drove BMW's from that era when I was stationed in Germany in the 80's. For really heavy snow in the mountains I used chains. If studded snow tires are OK in Buffalo, I would seriously consider them.

re corrosion: if you can get to a carwash that does the underbody every couple of weeks, then you should be alright.
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