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i just got my svt focus in may. i was wondering how every body drives in the snow. i can not get traction to go up my own driveway. i was thinking snow tires but i don't know if that would help. before i had a lifted gmc i could easily drive that in any weather conditions. any help would be great. thanks.
 

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definitely get some snow tires. i put mine on today after i couldn't get up my hill last night
 

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4 snow tires are better than 2, just like a 4 wheel drive they should all be of equal quality to get the best traction...i purchased a set of winter force tires from tire rack for 63 ea plus shipping ( i tried tire direct, but they don't stock these). mounted, balanced, new valve stems, tires and s & h...$325
 

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I agree with focus racing group ..Get 4 snowtires from TireRack . They come mounted /balanced on rims shipped to your front door. For best results, go down 1 wheel size to 16". You will not beleive the difference in snow .. like AWD. I got 4 Dunlop Winter sports mounted on wheels for my SVT. Go to TireRack.com for pricing and info. Also ,lots of info on "wheel, tires , brakes and suspension" and "SVT owners lounge " forums"
 

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yes always put 4 snow tires on.



here's mine. great tires. Winterforce 205/55R16 on 6 spoke focus wheels




i have no problems in the snow, thought the sidewalls are soft so there's body roll if i turn to hard but i don't drive crazy in the winter so its good.
 

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i lower tire pressure for ice 8 lbs and increase for dry/snow 6 lbs over recommended inflation...seems to work for me...i'm very careful in corners, but continue to drive 60 +/- on snowy roads with no trouble...the best thing is when i pass suv's and subi's
 

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the nice thing about the tires in the pictures is they are studdable, throw some studs in those tires and you will never lose control, not even on solid ice.
 
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