Date: Fri, 07 Sep 2001 01:35:14 GMT From: Nutmegger<Menopsamcretroadagain.com> Subject: Re: Winter vs all season tires on 900SE???
Four Weis says... >> >> Any specific recommendations? >> > >> >If you want to keep up with all of the other FWD cars, get the all season >> >tires. >> >> That is a weird way of saying it! I mean....who cares about keeping up with the >> 'Jonses?' > >You got the point exactly. Many people do not care to have a great handling tire in >the winter when they can have one that is "good enough to get by". This is what I >meant by keeping up with most people. Oh, well I don't really care about other people, I care about my car and me and my passengers. And, I'll use studs if it is going to be a bad winter - I haven't for three years. >> >If you want to pass the other cars, including four wheel drive models, >> >get the pure winter tires. >> >> I think it is a personal decision, and should be based on his climate. Why >> waste $$ on snowies if not needed? > >I keep my snow tires on steel rims, ready to go. I figure the cost of snow tires is >about the cost of two tow jobs out of drifts and much less than the repair work >resulting from an accident. That is a good way of looking at it. I've never had to get towed - have you? Therefore I don't think $$ spent on snow tires are >wasted, even if you don' get alot of snow. Considering the tires lasted 16 years, I >think I got my money's worth out of them. Yes, I'd say so. ~J~