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Old 01-29-2013, 02:39 PM   #10
raptor1956
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Originally Posted by CDNFocusFan View Post
Truth be told I hated my focus in snow. We had a terrible dumping of 12 inches of thick white crap. Obviously any car would have a hard time, but even afterwards the slush it left behind made driving terrible.

My answer: Winter tires. I picked up a set of Michelin xIce i3's on steelies over Christmas. It's like night and day. Now bombing around in slush, freezing rain, snow, whatever is fine. They're also a touch quieter than my factory 17's.

Now if only the dealer would get my block heater fixed.

I plan on buying a new set of wheels with summer tires on them (Tirerack) in the spring of 2014 so next winter, when my stock tires are getting thin, I'll put winter tires on my stock rims. Best of both worlds (please, no references to Miley Virus)...


Brian
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