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      11-11-2012, 11:48 AM   #1
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Doing winters right

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The panic started about August last year and the snow never came.

Looking at the forecast next week is looking mild for us all.
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we've already had snow this year? The car handles real nice on the Falkens, breaks away very progressively, which is nice.
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Are those not m3 alloys? Did you need to roll the arches to fit them?
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Ha ha ha. Do you not see the arches getting rolled in the second picture?

If all else fails, you have a choice of Range Rovers in the background too at least.
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Yeah, they are M3 alloys. The offsets are challenging when trying to fit on a lowly 330d - but it's worth the hassle as they sit nice and flush. I went for 235's and 255's, which is a reduction of 10mm front and rear compared to the standard fit tyres. No rubbing, even sitting on coilies.
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The Range Rovers will come in handy, but should the snow come when I'm miles from home, I should have a fighting chance of getting home.
I only had to roll the rear arches, plenty of room up front.
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February is apparently when we are going to get hit hard.
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Not up in them thair hills where BSD lives though. He probably gets snow in July up there.
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Ha ha ha. Do you not see the arches getting rolled in the second picture? .
Obviously I did yes. why is it funny?

I asked the question because I didn't realise you would need to do so to fit those wheels to the E90' not because I am a moron who can't see what is in front of me.
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