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kevin2 Nov 24, 1:21pm - #334452 
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snow tires?

It's freaking snowing today in Kansas City, Missouri. 6inch of snow have falling and my car is a sitting duck! My question here is what the best kind of tires to get. Snow tires or all season tires???? What's the con's and pro's of each. Thanx

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drkramm Nov 24, 1:31pm - #334453 
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i would jsut get studable snow tires i ahve them on now

snow tires= awsome in the snow and if you get stuck in mud or anything lol but when it gets nicer out you need new tires

all season= decent in the snow and normal driving nowhere near the traction that a snow tire has speicaly a studded one but you could drive them year round

i did snow tires casue the traction is amazing .. and i plan on getting new tires in the spring anyway (high performance summer)

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iggy Nov 24, 1:32pm - #334454 
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Boy that is a tough one, I refuse to drive mine in the snow. spineyes Good Luck

But here are some great sites >

http://www.tirerack.com
http://www.1010tires.com/tirereviews.asp

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iggy Nov 24, 1:33pm - #334455 
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If I only had one set of rims, I would probably stick with all-season tires. However, if you have aftermarket rims, chances are you have high-performance low-profile tires that even if they are rated "all season" aren't going to be very good on snow. When I bought my new rims and tires, I also got a set of snow tires (Blizzaks) put on my stock rims. They provide a huge improvement in handling on snow and ice compared to my Toyo Proxes. Even if you only have one set of rims, I'd probably still recommend getting a set of basic steel rims with snow tires if you do a lot of driving in the snow. I just wouldn't recommend swapping tires with one set of rims.
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kevin2 Nov 24, 7:38pm - #334457 
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Thank you guys for all the great advice. After I got stuck in the middle of the night and in the middle of the road for almost 4 hours last night I've decided to invest in an 4 winter tires just to be on the safe side thumbsup

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kevin2 Nov 24, 7:39pm - #334458 
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Originally Posted by iggy
Boy that is a tough one, I refuse to drive mine in the snow. spineyes Good Luck

But here are some great sites >

http://www.tirerack.com
http://www.1010tires.com/tirereviews.asp


I hate driving my car in the winter too yet I have too, but I'll repaint the whole 4 in the spring and a veilside body kit anyway wave

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Mp3Supply Nov 24, 9:21pm - #334459 

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