Date: 9 Mar 2005 10:21:46 -0800
From: "Motorhead Lawyer" <>
Subject: Re: 2004 9-3 aero bad in snow

Dexter J wrote: > > If you have been caught out unprepared in a snap - get your trusty tire > gauge out and carefully adjust the air pressure in your front tires to the > very lower end of the acceptable pressure range. This will achieve two > important things: > > You will heat up your tires slightly more on what dry patches you are > crossing - which is very important when you hit the slippery bits. Ummm, that will heat up the *sidewalls* of your tires, but have little effect on the treads. In addition, it is very destructive of the internal structures of the tires. I'd never try it. I find my winter tires shed snow quite nicely, thank you. -- C.R. Krieger (Been there; done that)

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