Thread: 535i and Snow
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      01-03-2013, 10:20 AM   #49
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Now a question that should fit well in this thread: for my upcoming weekend trips to Tahoe and occasional snow driving, what are my options? buying a second set of wheels and mounting aggressive snow tires on them? or Perhaps changing the current tires (OEM) to a more snow-friendly all season run-flat tires, if so, which one?
I just ordered a set Contis ExtremeContact DWS non-RFTs for my 535i. I have the same tires on my X5 Sport, the performance exceded my expectation on my X5. It's quieter, better on rain, and better on snow compared to the OEM RFTs. I gave up a bit of side wall stiffness since it's not RFTs, but it's worth the switch.

I will report back in a few weeks once I get them installed on my 535i and running them on snow/ice.