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Old 05-11-2011, 10:35 PM   #137
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Originally Posted by Beau-Beau View Post
Good to hear some positive feedback on this. I was wondering about RWD with winter tires vs FWD with all season. I hear both ways on this subject.
I've had 2 FWD cars with all seasons, even got brand new all seasons on the one car mid-winter (3 weeks before buying my e46, doh!) and my e46 with winter tires on their second season w/ about 1/2 tread left still beats out both of them, easily. Near 50-50 weight distribution really helps too, since once I get it sliding (which is much harder than you think on winter tires) it is very predictable and easy to recover... or push it just a little harder.

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