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      10-03-2012, 01:40 PM   #1
WickedB
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Drives: 2007 335i Convertible
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Location: Detroit, MI

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Winter / tire dilemma, advice needed.

So here's the deal... I live in SE Michigan (downtown Detroit) and winter is coming quick. I'm trying to decide if I should: a) buy all-season or snow tires for my e90, or b) buy a winter beater (probably '00-'05 Jeep Cherokee).

For one though, I don't know if the all-season Continental ExtremeContact DWS tires are good enough for midwest winter? Anyone have experience with them please share.

all seasons: http://goo.gl/8PCB2

Two, I don't know if I want to buy a crappy will probably need some work high mileage Cherokee. My commute to work is very, very short at .6 miles... but the days I need to go to the grocery store / run errands, visit mom are the days I'm worried about.

My car is a '07 335i. Maybe I should've bought an xi...