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E36 (1991 - 1999)
The E36 chassis 3-Series BMW was a huge hit among driving enthusiasts from the first moment the car hit the pavement. The E36 won numerous awards over the years it was produced and is still a favorite of many BMW enthusiasts to this day! -- View the E36 Wiki

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Old 01-26-2013, 11:19 AM
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all season tires are ment to be run year round they are rated for snow, rain, any condition. i plan to run summer sport tires on my show rims. and the all seasons on stock rims.
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Old 01-26-2013, 11:26 AM
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If you don't get much snow I suppose you'd be fine.....but if you're going to have 2 sets there's no reason not to get snows. All-seasons are a compromise. What that means is they do a mediocre job of everything, but really don't excel in anything.
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Old 01-26-2013, 11:50 AM
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hum i run all season tires on my Jeep and VW rabbit. an they seem to do great in ice, snow,rain, gravel,ect. it all depends on the manufacture of the tire and tried design. if your running some off brand tire then yeah its going to be below or near par.
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Old 01-26-2013, 12:45 PM
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Just my $0.02 but i have never seen a set of all seasons that better the crapiest snow tires I've every owned in a real winter.

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Old 01-26-2013, 02:31 PM
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I feel sorry for you guys. I can't imagine having to have two sets of wheels and tires. I'm maxed out on space in my garage as it is! Plus I have 3 cars. That's 12 wheels and tires hanging around. You all have my sympathy!
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Old 01-26-2013, 04:02 PM
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Eh. You don't really notice it. You find corners of your garage/basement/shed that you never knew existed.

Mine are in the corner, but I keep meaning to move them under the stairs in the garage.
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Old 01-26-2013, 10:24 PM
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i like winter tbh its not that bad people just like to bitch alot.

and between me and my roommate we have 15 wheels for 2 cars... /sigh

its good to have two sets of wheels or even three because you always have a spare just in case.
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Old 01-26-2013, 10:56 PM
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i like winter tbh its not that bad people just like to bitch alot.

and between me and my roommate we have 15 wheels for 2 cars... /sigh

its good to have two sets of wheels or even three because you always have a spare just in case.

15 is a strange number for 4 wheeled vehicles.




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I feel sorry for you guys. I can't imagine having to have two sets of wheels and tires. I'm maxed out on space in my garage as it is! Plus I have 3 cars. That's 12 wheels and tires hanging around. You all have my sympathy!
This.

I have the Basketweaves sitting in my garage right now because I didn't want to run chains on the MPars or be on Pilot Sports in the snow. Between them and the engine I have so little space in the garage its not even funny.

They're going on craigslist as soon as I get back from this snow trip.

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Old 01-27-2013, 09:16 AM
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Old 01-27-2013, 09:37 AM
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And my full size spare. :shifty:

I need to come grab that sometime this week, by the way.
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Old 01-27-2013, 09:37 AM
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Idk what tires the E30 has, but it's pretty much the worst thing to drive in the snow ever lol. Although I still made it through everything without being stuck yet this year. It's a blast to drive in the snow, but it barely moves.

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Old 01-27-2013, 04:46 PM
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love how a pic thread strayed off to become a tire and wheel thread. and yeah i have three sets of rims for my BMW. the stock ones,countors, and style 19's
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Old 01-27-2013, 06:10 PM
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love how a pic thread strayed off to become a tire and wheel thread. and yeah i have three sets of rims for my BMW. the stock ones,countors, and style 19's
I take responsibility for that. I was just fascinated by the snow tire phenomena. And you all have my respect. It was hard to cope here today too. It was 64 degrees had to wear a long sleeve shirt.
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Old 01-28-2013, 07:44 PM
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Driving along home tonight in the African Dictator Car, seeing the look on people's faces as I pass them completely sideways... Always makes for the happy end to a night.
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Old 01-28-2013, 07:48 PM
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Old 01-28-2013, 09:05 PM
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I'll go ahead and bump this in anticipation of nemo's wrath.
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Old 02-08-2013, 07:23 AM
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Old 02-08-2013, 07:32 AM
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Since the ///318 is down right now (radiator), drove the misses seX5 today. Love this thing. Hope all this snow melts today (high 51) so can do the radiator tomorrow.
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Old 02-08-2013, 08:13 AM
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I'm waiting for this thread to go crazy with all sorts of photos. Can't wait. I really wish I was back east for this storm. I love me some crazy snow storms...
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Old 02-08-2013, 08:21 AM
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I'm waiting for this thread to go crazy with all sorts of photos. Can't wait. I really wish I was back east for this storm. I love me some crazy snow storms...
Yea...this is all we are going to get I believe, up north is a different story. HIgh of 48 tomorrow, 50 sunday and 64 monday. I would pray for the storm to hit here if I didn't need to do the rad this weekend.
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