Date: Thu, 23 Jan 2003 13:17:26 -0500
From: tom reingold <>
Subject: Re: buy snow tires or not?

On 1/22/2003 5:07 PM:darkpoter wrote > By the time we get to changing tires in ottawa ( middle of november this > year...) its rather cold out. > Seems like my Winter tire season is longer then yours hehe. > We have an office in NJ and i often have to drive down there to fix servers > and such.. > its in "Piscataway" They don't know about cold there! > The Mazda dealership is the only place in town that i know of who caries > Nokian tires, rather expensive if you ask me (160-190 a tire canuk). If i > was driving a newer 900 with more then 130ish HP i might change my tune and > lean more towards atleast having snows in the front. But i generally stick > more then 95% of the otehr cars out there with my BFG M65's > The best advice for driving in the snow is to slow the hell down and to > remember that you can't stop as fast as you can start! Also most accidents > are caused by black ice or snow drifts here...Nuttin a snow tire can do for > you in those. > > Matt Wow, what a coincidence. Piscataway is the town between my home town and my workplace! Not only that, my company has an office in Ottawa. I'm on the phone with them every week and email them daily. And yes, winter is like a trip to the beach compared with the temperatures you have in Ottawa. I haven't been there yet, but I'm looking forward to it. I worked in Piscataway for a while. We argued over whether the nickname should be "Piss that-a-way" or "Piss the cat away". You should buy tires here if they're that expensive there. I bought my Nokians in Piscataway! They were about $90 each. -- Tom Reingold Noo Joizy

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