Date: Wed, 9 Mar 2005 08:05:06 -0500
From: "Tex" <>
Subject: Re: Another winter tire question...frost heaves

"Helge" <> wrote in message > > Tex wrote: >> If I were to get 16" rims with higher profile/winter tires would this > help >> the car to better absorb those frost heaves? Or better yet, would > moving >> all the way down to 15" with all-season tires, absorb those bumps > even >> better (and still maintain good snow/ice driving ability)? > > You can't go below 16" because of the Aero's disc brakes. > My 9-3SS got the sport suspension, and 16" rims with winter tires work > just fine here in wintery Norway. So they help to absorb/cushion all the winter bump in the road (frost heaves and pot holes)? - tex

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