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    Snow tires

    You use 'em or not?



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    Re: Snow tires

    I don't think I have used snow tires since I was in high school. Find a good all season tire and then you don't have to worry about the hassles.



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    Re: Snow tires

    Its August...


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    Re: Snow tires

    Quote Originally Posted by LeSchmick View Post
    Its August...
    Have you put your Christmas tree up btw?



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    Re: Snow tires

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonesrule91 View Post
    I don't think I have used snow tires since I was in high school. Find a good all season tire and then you don't have to worry about the hassles.
    I've never driven on snow tires, just curious if anyone does here. *shrug*



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    Re: Snow tires

    Quote Originally Posted by simply1 View Post
    I've never driven on snow tires, just curious if anyone does here. *shrug*
    I would say about the only time you consider it is if you have a rear wheel drive truck/SUV and you pull a trailer around quite a bit in the winter/ice. Otherwise my opinion is they are more hassle then they are a benefit.



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    Re: Snow tires

    No. I did buy some chains last winter. I like to ski in Colorado once in a while and would rather be safe than sorry.



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    Re: Snow tires

    Quote Originally Posted by LeSchmick View Post
    Its August...
    This is what I was going to put upon reading just the title...



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    Re: Snow tires

    Speaking of tires....

    Here are some I'm selling.

    http://www.cyclonefanatic.com/forum/...r17-tires.html


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    Re: Snow tires

    I have them and I love them. I hardly ever slip or slide on the snow with them. I have studless snow tires, but I have also used studded snow tires.



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    Re: Snow tires

    Front wheel drive cars don't need them as badly as rear wheel drive cars unless you are trying to get through deep snow all winter long.


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    Re: Snow tires

    STOP IT PEOPLE......
    I am in no mood to think about snow or its removal from campus buildings, god it sucks. Its freakin August let me dread snow removal for awhile longer



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    Re: Snow tires

    Quote Originally Posted by LeSchmick View Post
    Its August...
    We had a snowstorm last August.


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    Re: Snow tires

    Quote Originally Posted by alaskaguy View Post
    We had a snowstorm last August.
    good you can have it, I dont want anything to do with that crap.... and by the way you do live in ALASKA



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    Quote Originally Posted by CYCRAZY View Post
    good you can have it, I dont want anything to do with that crap.... and by the way you do live in ALASKA
    Nope its been more than a year since I lived in Alaska. As much I like it where I currently live, I wouldn't mind going back to Alaska.


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