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Old 08-11-2006, 10:08 AM   #11
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Yea, dedicated winter tires are generally better than an all terrain, but they dont last very long... but that'* why they're winter tires.

I'm thinking that the winterforce tires should do the trick, and they have them in the right size...



Anything with good siping, soft rubber, and lots of sharp edges works well as a snow tire.

The Grabber AT2'* are as good or better than the BFG AT'* they replaced on my WJ. And, they were $40 cheaper each.
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You want to stay narrower width for winter tires. I'm not a fan of General tires. I had some (non-snow) and they wore out so fast. I had Kelly Powerking Plus snow tires on my Lumina. They were great for snow but there are probably some better ones out there for icy conditions. I used them 4 winters and they still have decent tread on them. They saw very little dry road in the winter though, so that was probably part of the longevity. Those winterforce do look good!
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You're bro and I like the winter m+*.. it'* a good looking tire...

As a winter only.. it'll treat you right. What kind of driving do you do in the winter...long highway commute to work?
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Bill asked a good question. Your driving conditions make a difference.

Here is an explination of the different types of winter tires.
http://www.tirerack.com/tires/types/snows.jsp
The search on the left will help find what fits.
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You're bro and I like the winter m+*.. it'* a good looking tire...

As a winter only.. it'll treat you right. What kind of driving do you do in the winter...long highway commute to work?

yeah well sort of.. its like 1/2 highway and 1/2 side roads.. there main roads just not highways... 45-55MPH..

I like to drive fast in snow.. i know how to drive in snopw well and love to fool around..

the roads up here realy dont get Iceie that mutch its mor eof Snow and then Slush...
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well I am going to be running the Big O euro trip snow tires in the 16 inch that came off the regal that got wrecked and all I need to find now is a set of cheap rims hopefully I can find some at the local junkyard
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I like to drive fast in snow.. i know how to drive in snopw well
your one of those a$$holes that i see on the side of the road in a snowbank, huh?

But anywho, if you drive agressively despite adverse conditions, then i wouldnt skimp on a snow tire. Blizzaks all the way
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I like to drive fast in snow.. i know how to drive in snopw well
your one of those a$$holes that i see on the side of the road in a snowbank, huh?

But anywho, if you drive agressively despite adverse conditions, then i wouldnt skimp on a snow tire. Blizzaks all the way
in never slid off the road nor hit anything befor

i love fooling arould on the roads when there coverd its sooooo much fun.

blizzaks are good but are like 2x the price.... :(
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I like to drive fast in snow.. i know how to drive in snopw well
your one of those a$$holes that i see on the side of the road in a snowbank, huh?

But anywho, if you drive agressively despite adverse conditions, then i wouldnt skimp on a snow tire. Blizzaks all the way
in never slid off the road nor hit anything befor

i love fooling arould on the roads when there coverd its sooooo much fun.

blizzaks are good but are like 2x the price.... :(
And don't wear well from what I've seen. They do a good job in the snow.

I run Dean Wintercat XT'* in the winter. The tread pattern is so aggresive, and it works very well in the winter. Winterforce are awesome tires. Have heard lots good about the tires.

The wintercat XT'* are not avalible in most areas except atlantic canada, from what I know. I will post a picture of what they look like when I can.
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Toasty.. learn how to quote buddy.. looks like I said that..lol

(I had to look to see if I did )

One thing I never skimp on is tires. Yes..I like a good price and great deal.. Cost savings are never a good thing when you have slid off the road and gotten hurt.

Cost savings vs blood and pain... there'* no real comparison.
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