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      01-19-2013, 10:20 PM   #35
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Drives: 128i convertible
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Lexington, SC

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By the way, I did hit the entrance ramp pretty hard on the way home Friday. I was following a Suburu with the hot turbo motor. I was surprised that he could go faster on the ramp than me. I do not know if it was my summer tires or if the hot Subie is just pretty good in the turns. But stability control did not kick on and I was moving along nicely. The temperature was not that low, maybe 50.

When it is close to freezing or below I drive significantly more cautiously regardless of the vehicle or its tires. I am not worried about the compound of my tires, I am worried about ice.

128i Convertible, MT, Alpine White, Black Top, Taupe Leatherette, Walnut, Sport
Ordered 5/22/09, Completed 6/4/09, At Port 6/9/09, On the Georgia Highway 6/13/09, Ship Arrived Charleston 6/24/09 at 10pm, PCD 7/21/09