Date: Wed, 05 Feb 2003 16:30:47 GMT
From: John Davies <johndaviesNOSPAMnopsam.net>
Subject: Re: 9-5 Aero - using snow chains


On Wed, 5 Feb 2003 11:49:57 -0000, "Jim" <jimnopsamil.thanks.com> wrote: >I am told that you can't fit snow chains to the standard 2002 9-5 Aero >wheels. > >One idea is to buy two 16inch steel wheels and tyres for use only with >chains. Where can I buy suitable 16 inch steel wheels? Do you really want to see your beautiful car with 17 inch alloys and summer tires in the back, and 16 inch steel wheels and chains on the front?? Can you say "recipe for disaster"? I recommend a full set of four 16 inch wheels with winter tires. This will retain the fine handling of your car and will allow full braking performance. Saab sells these sets through the dealers, ready to install, for about US$900 in the USA. You really really do not want to drive with mismatched tires. Read this: http://www.tirerack.com/winter/tech/faqs.html John Davies Monroe WA USA 2001 Saab 9-5 Aero Wagon 2000 Audi A4 quattro 1.8T 1991 Jeep Cherokee Laredo 4x4

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