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Old 11-14-2012, 06:03 PM   #56
pje65
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Join Date: May 2012
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What I Drive: 2012 Red Candy Focus SE Hatch

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Originally Posted by Focus YBTC View Post
The OEM tires on my Prius were incredibly horrible in snow and ice but I never noticed any really bad issues on damp or wet roads. When the originals wore out I put Continental Pro Contact EcoPlus tires on and those were advertised as being outstanding in the rain and I tested them in downpours in empty parking lots and they were indeed awesome in resisting hydroplaning. Early on I bought some winter only tires, Yokohama Ice Guards, after that the car ROCKED in the ice and snow. My FoFo is sporting some new Blizzak Ws-70s and I can't wait for the snow to fly.
You make a good point. I always had the OEM tires. I'm sure that didn't help.
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