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      01-05-2013, 05:02 PM   #7
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Even with DSC "completely off" I suspect there is some kind of mild brake-activated traction control in play. You really need to be aggressive with the throttle in these types of situations.
I can guarantee that there is no traction control with DSC off.

I did donuts easily on snow with DSC off.

Something like this, but not that wildly as I have proper winter tyres:

That means nothing, really. You can do donuts in the snow in any mode. There has been quiet dispute for some time now about whether the X3's traction and stability control systems are ever completely off.
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