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Old 11-07-2013, 07:14 AM   #41
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30F when I left work this morning and not an issue.


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Old 11-17-2013, 09:32 AM   #42
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Oh boy. Its a warm day today 7C warm form for this time of year.

Just installed my snow tires ... 18" down to 15" is drastic... Went for a short test drive after.. Squishy and pushes like mad through traffic circles.. I even think the rears got a touch loose. Traction controlled off the line from a mild to medium launch..
This is gonna be a long winter if they suck on dry cool pavement..
Adjust my driving I guess...

I'm hoping once they wear in a bit they feel better..

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Seriously wish I went 16" now but friends said get them small and cheap we don't race in the winter lol I agree. But man.. At least they will soak up pot hole season well

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Old 11-17-2013, 10:42 AM   #43
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2nd big dump this year. Goodyear Ultra Grip Ice seem to be holding up good. Great in snow not has good has x-ice I had last year on old car on ice.
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Nitto NT-SN2 Winter size 205/55R-16. Nice riding tire and pretty good in snow.
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Old 11-17-2013, 05:17 PM   #45
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Picked up my B/N 2014 on Friday and the dealer had put on the included winter tire package , they are Uniroyals
Today I picked up a cheap set of wheel covers , the black steel wheels did it no justice
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Ugly marshmallow tires :)
No show yet. Yehhhh

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I picked up some Blizzak WS60's mounted on some 15" Team Dynamic ProRace 1's last night. I'm looking forward to testing them out. I dont think I would chose a blizzak tire if I was buying tires new however, because they have such soft rubber compound that they will be worn down a lot faster than other tires. I got them for a total of $750 with a euro rack and they are at 70% currently.

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I'd feel better if had snow alloys

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Ugly marshmallow tires :)
No show yet. Yehhhh

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I had to go to WallyWorld and pickup a set of wheel covers for my steel rims
I just couldn't stand the look
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Did u get the spinner version? I could not believe it when I saw those haha

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