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    SNOW-snow--Do you add weight in trunk:Yes/No #

    I use to put extra weight in the trunk of my E30 but never did that on my E46. I have all wheels snow tires. Just never tought about it. With the snow this week of 11 inches, I am not sure why I never thought of doing this on my E46 when I did it on prior cars. Do you add weights (sand/rocks) and how much weight?
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    Re: SNOW-snow--Do you add weight in trunk:Yes/No #

    With snow tires in all corners it's not necessary, but it won't hurt to have an extra 100 lbs between the rear shock towers (if you have no passengers).

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    SNOW-snow--Do you add weight in trunk:/No #

    that's why they call them S N O W T I R E S

    LEAVE the sand in juniors box.

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    SNOW = where the RUBBER MEETS THE ROAD

    the TIRE DESIGN is the most important key to traction

    adding weight can upset the cars already
    near perfect balance. the driver is the second next
    most important factor

    (4)snow tires for WINTER driving are a MUST



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    Agree-just like you wearing proper shoes in the sn

    snow, the BMRer needs the same--4 snow tires a must.

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    And overloading the rear end of the car

    hangs too much weight out back. Get into the wrong circumstances and you'll end up with uncontrollable oversteer which may throw you and your car off the road.
    Unless you have an xi, our cars are not great snow vehicles. Front wheel drive or AWD is what you seek.

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