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      06-19-2012, 09:58 PM   #1
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Snow chains on 335i E92

Has anyone fitted snow chains on their stock 18" 335i E92 wheels? I keep reading it's not recommended Which is too bad for me as I only have one car.
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Can you afford a spare set of 17" wheels with all-terrain tyres? I think it could handle snow duties satisfactorily...

If you do the hunting and running around to get used wheels and tyres, it shouldn't cost over $800-1000..
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Has anyone fitted snow chains on their stock 18" 335i E92 wheels? I keep reading it's not recommended Which is too bad for me as I only have one car.
if you get them on Shu please take a vid as I would love to see a 335 doing a snow chain burnout!
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I was considering a spare set but as I'm in an apartment, there's no space to store a set wheels!!

This is probably the one thing I wished I still have my old 323 e92
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Has anyone fitted snow chains on their stock 18" 335i E92 wheels? I keep reading it's not recommended Which is too bad for me as I only have one car.
if you get them on Shu please take a vid as I would love to see a 335 doing a snow chain burnout!
I can imagine the sparks!!

And then the fender damage :
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I can imagine the sparks!!

And then the fender damage :
yeh man... i didn't think of that. maybe go back to 0 map!
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I was considering a spare set but as I'm in an apartment, there's no space to store a set wheels!!

This is probably the one thing I wished I still have my old 323 e92
a) use a friend
b) rent a small space at a storage facility
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      06-21-2012, 03:55 AM   #8
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Can you afford a spare set of 17" wheels with all-terrain tyres? I think it could handle snow duties satisfactorily...

If you do the hunting and running around to get used wheels and tyres, it shouldn't cost over $800-1000..
Would 17's would fit over the 335 brakes?
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      06-21-2012, 05:18 AM   #9
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your solution is here - http://www.ecstuning.com/ES2129938/
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      06-21-2012, 07:57 AM   #10
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your solution is here - http://www.ecstuning.com/ES2129938/
Thanks for the suggestion spj. I also looked at them but they are not legal in VIC. Probably not in NSW too?
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      06-21-2012, 04:08 PM   #11
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You will totaly root the car its not a Pulasr , Just go and rent a 4x4 for your snow weekend.
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