Thread: 535i and Snow
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      12-27-2012, 06:50 PM   #12
Second Lieutenant

Drives: F11 520d M-sport
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Oslo

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You don't need xdrive for what looks like 1 cm of snow! If you have trouble, it's your tires that suck.

People (me included) are driving all over the mountain with rear wheel drive BMWs and as much as 10 inches of snow here in Norway.

Originally Posted by flatoutstud View Post
The car is just a week old and got caught in some light snow. I should have got the X drive. It does not move well at all in the snow. (Much better than my e60 M5 though) Overall I'm very happy with the car but it needs some minor tweaks. Below is the first phase of mods currently planned:

-Gloss black kidney grills
-Gloss black roof and sunroof wrap
-35% tint
-HR Springs
-Rear spoiler painted white
-N55 stage 1

The car is very smooth. Almost too smooth and too quiet. It may need an exhaust and intake but will hold off for now. (or I can just pump some engine noise into the Also, may need a short shifter.