Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2001 22:08:21 -0400
From: Robin Moore <robin.moorenopsamatico.ca>
Subject: Re: Burlington, VT and snow tires


I'm afraid I can't suggest a garage, but Vermont is definitely Saab country so there should be no shortage of good local mechanics with Saab experience. We were in Burlington over the weekend and I think there must have been at least one 900 per block, if not more. (All looking like they had lots of miles on them, with the exception of a convertible parked by the ferry docks with the top down). Good luck in your move, Burlington is a great place to live. BTW, you may have to sell your Saab anyway to buy a boat once you've seen the lake! Four Weis wrote: > Galaynta wrote: > > > I need some advice. > > > > I will be relocating to Burlington, VT from Boston. I just replaced the two > > front tires on my 9^3 with a pair of Falken ZE502's. I don't know too much > > about these tires. They were purchased under duress while I was trying to get > > my car inspected. > > > > My lease expires in May and I was expecting to have to replace all the tires > > before my lease is up. So my questions are: > > 1. Any body know how these Falkens are in the snow? > > Don't know, but I would guess these are all season and they should get you > through, if you are careful. > > > > > 2. Can I put snow tires on the front only? > > Only if you like doing 180s in the snow. If you drive really really really > carefully, you can get by with snow tires on the fronts only. I am not that good > a driver and I make sure all four tires are the same make, model, size and > condition. You would be better off with four matching all seasons than two snows > on the front only. I tried it once and pulled a 180 going around a curve in snow. > > > > > 3. Any recommendations for Saab service in the Burlington area? > > > > Thanks,

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