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Old 10-11-2012, 05:42 AM
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Question Snow Chains

Can you put snow chains on 19 inch rims, have heard you can't?
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Old 10-11-2012, 06:39 AM
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I'm new to the X3's but from what I've read you may have clearance issues in the back. Also it's not recommended putting chains on the front tires. I have family I visit in the winter near Bradford PA, up in the mountains, so I've been looking into this myself. The roads to the family cabin sometimes require chains, but I have 17's so I'm set.

Check out this post on bimmers forum. There's a guy that looks like the tried it but never updated the post on how it went. Maybe send him a PM and see if he actually tried it.
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Old 10-11-2012, 07:17 PM
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According to the owner's manual, snow chains will not fit on the 19" or the 18" with the staggered setup.
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