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Old 01-27-2013, 01:45 AM   #1
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Just saved my cars life, almost lost mine

Its raining on the way back from work, I go over a puddle while in the fast lane, fu**in car pulled to the left almost putting me into the wall. I reacted so quick to save my car, I got the car to spin the other way, did like a crazy ass 360 and finally stopped with my car facing the wall. Luckily there werent any cars coming in the lane i ended up in or else I'd be FU**ED!
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Old 01-27-2013, 02:19 AM   #2
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Naw not really man, freeway was pretty empty. I was just trying to get home a little quicker, almost didnt make it at all. Im just glad I saved my car from hitting the wall.
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Old 01-27-2013, 02:21 AM   #3
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I was going like 75 or 80 and it was on a slight downhill freeway turning slightly left.
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Old 01-27-2013, 02:22 AM   #4
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Naw not really man, freeway was pretty empty. I was just trying to get home a little quicker, almost didnt make it at all. Im just glad I saved my car from hitting the wall.
**** the car, thank god nothing happened to you
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Old 01-27-2013, 02:25 AM   #5
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Thanks man, that was pretty scary. Definitely going to respect the rain a bit more.
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Old 01-27-2013, 02:27 AM   #6
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Old 01-27-2013, 03:58 AM   #8
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LMAO, that dude and his hair cracks me up everytime
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Old 01-27-2013, 04:08 AM   #9
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Good to hear you're ok it can be scary to get hydroplaning at speed.
It rains so infrequently in SoCal that peeps don't know how to drive in the rain so I try and stay off the roads when it does because of that. I learned my formative driving while growing up in Hawaii where we get frequent tropical storms where visibility is almost zero with wipers on high. People in Hawaii might be **** drivers when it's dry (lol) but they do much better in the wet than people here in SoCal.
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If I recall correctly, 2000 323ci's still had ASC and not DSC. Does your button say DSC or ASC?
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Old 01-27-2013, 05:05 PM   #12
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if i recall correctly, 2000 323ci's still had asc and not dsc. Does your button say dsc or asc?
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If I recall correctly, 2000 323ci's still had ASC and not DSC. Does your button say DSC or ASC?
I have a 2000 328CI with ASC. I can't remember the cut off date of the change though. I think the 2000's built in 1999 had ASC I believe. Mine was built in October 1999.
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The day I got my drivers license I was headed home in the left lane (probably going about 75), when the truck in the right lane about one hundred yards in front of me had a blowout. There was smoke everywhere and all I saw was the remnants of his big ass tire flying into my lane. I nailed my brakes and flew onto the shoulder (less than a foot from the wall), and luckily missed both the tire and the wall. I knew that my E46 doesn't have the ground clearance to accommodate such a large obstacle. Thank god I was paying attention and the DSC kicked in when I swerved into the shoulder.
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The day I got my drivers license I was headed home in the left lane (probably going about 75), when the truck in the right lane about one hundred yards in front of me had a blowout. There was smoke everywhere and all I saw was the remnants of his big ass tire flying into my lane. I nailed my brakes and flew onto the shoulder (less than a foot from the wall), and luckily missed both the tire and the wall. I knew that my E46 doesn't have the ground clearance to accommodate such a large obstacle. Thank god I was paying attention and the DSC kicked in when I swerved into the shoulder.
You should a large 4x4plank coming off T back of A lorry I did i had been watching it bouncing on B of lorry for a mile droped back a100yards when it came spinning off it was going from side to side on T road I waited till it was near me and went around It ( this happend at 60 MPH )THE car behind me was not so lucky , I seen him in my mirror going into a field trying to avoid It! (maybe it will teach him not to TAILGATE ) FRED
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00 E46s that I've seen have DSC.

OP- Im glad to hear you're okay, but is there any chance that your DSC is not working or you shut it off?
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00 E46s that I've seen have DSC.

OP- Im glad to hear you're okay, but is there any chance that your DSC is not working or you shut it off?
Well I always have the DSC light turned on because I though that meant its on but apparently not.
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Well I always have the DSC light turned on because I though that meant its on but apparently not.
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Well I always have the DSC light turned on because I though that meant its on but apparently not.
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