Date: 8 Dec 1998 15:47:59 GMT
From: morrnopsamu.caS* (Mark Orr)
Subject: Re: Anyone buy snows for 9-3 se?


Don't bother with 16's get 195/60/15's, the size that comes on the standard 9-3, narrower tires are BETTER in the snow then wide and you'll save money as well. I had some old Givslavd's on a car once, and I have NEVER been so impressed by traction in the snow....I though all snow tires were like that, then I bought some BF Goodrich winter radials, and they were usless compared to the Givslavd's. The old ones were a bit noisey, but simply STUNNING traction. Mark In article <366CB1DD.689Cnopsamplus.com>, n1rdjnopsamplus.com says... > >Wesley Dunnington wrote: >> >> I'm trying to decide which snow tires to buy for my new 9-3 se with >> the 205/50/16 tires. The tire choices seem to be >> 1) Pirelli winter 210 assimetrico >> 2) Pirelli winter 210 assmetrico ice >> 3) Michelin artic alpin >> 4)Gislaved nord frost II ( I think this is actually 205/55/16. >> >> I've heard that the Michelin Pilots that came on the car are >> REALLY scary in the snow. >> >> So if anyone out there has bought snows for their SE >> i'd really like to hear what they bought and how they like them >> >> Thanks >> >> Wesley Dunnington >Go with the Gislaveds. They're incredible in the snow and ice, and even >better when they're studded. I was going 35-40mph over ice in a recent >rally with studded NordFrost II's. >-Matt >'86 900s

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