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E36 M3 (1992-1999) {Euro - S50 B32 321hp @ 7400 rpm} {U.S. - S52 B32 240 hp @ 6000 rpm}
Total Produced: 71,212 - Years Produced: 1992 to 1999


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Old Wed, Aug-15-2018, 06:40:13 AM   #11
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Default Re: Possible to drive a 95 M3 in Pennsylvania during winter?

Well I’m from Utah and I had an Audi before this. I just bought blizzak ws80’s.
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Old Wed, Aug-15-2018, 10:59:36 AM   #13
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I wish I lived where I could drive in snow
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Old Wed, Aug-15-2018, 01:02:38 PM   #15
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Default Re: Possible to drive a 95 M3 in Pennsylvania during winter?

Yes you can do it. However, keep in mind that E36 rust proofing is not the best. If you want to keep the car for a long time, or if it's really nice, you'll need a winter beater.
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Default Re: Possible to drive a 95 M3 in Pennsylvania during winter?

I have a 2008 E90 M3 winter beater and a turbo 99 M3 winter beater. I would also like to get a 991TT winter beater. I also drive my winter beaters the rest of the year. I read about people who prefer to drive an SUV or Honda or Prius most of the time while they preserve their fun or nice car for its next owner, but that never made much sense to me.
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I have a 2008 E90 M3 winter beater and a turbo 99 M3 winter beater. I would also like to get a 991TT winter beater. I also drive my winter beaters the rest of the year. I read about people who prefer to drive an SUV or Honda or Prius most of the time while they preserve their fun or nice car for its next owner, but that never made much sense to me.
It depends on how long you like to keep your cars. They last a hell of a lot longer if you don't salt them.
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They are just cars. I am trying to drive and enjoy them, not make them last longer. I’d rather drive them and wear them out than drive a beater. But so far, mine are lasting ok. Had my E36 for 13 years and my E90 for 8 years and both were used when I got them. I don’t feel the need to keep them forever, but I have thought about fixing up the E36 and keeping it as a classic for a while longer. There are a bunch of cars I would not mind driving so I can always find something else. I do have one in mind and also a few second choices.
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Default Re: Possible to drive a 95 M3 in Pennsylvania during winter?

Honestly I drove my 95 avus M3 thru the last winter, I even had pirelli summer tires lowered on H&R springs too

I was fine, but it was said before, in snowy weather you're on edge the whole time. Slipping is very easy. However with a set of winter/good all seasons there's no reason you can't drive it year round. Just more than a few inches of snow puts you out
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