2009 BMW M3 Long Term Road Test

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2009 BMW M3: Fixed, but in a Temporary Way

December 14, 2009

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Once again, our friends at Stokes Tire Pros came through in a jiffy. The right-rear tire with the screw in it was repairable, but they also knew we had the left-rear replaced only two months ago. The right-rear has only a few thousand miles to go before it, too, needs replacement.

Having the car up on the lift also gave me an opportunity to shoot a few cool photos of the undercarriage. Follow the jump if you care to see them.

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As soon as the guy yanked the screw out, the tire began hissing.

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Cool stuff, eh? I'm a little shocked at how clean the undercarriage is considering the rain this weekend.

Chief Road Test Editor, Chris Walton @ 13,410 miles

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