Date: Fri, 07 Sep 2001 01:32:21 GMT
From: Nutmegger<Menopsamcretroadagain.com>
Subject: Re: Winter vs all season tires on 900SE???


Ted Harris says... > >I live in rural central New Hampshire. Yeh we get lots of snow but that may >not be the issue. The real questionis how competent are the snow removal crews >where you live? Yes, I've noticed from traveling how good our state is compared to others. I recently bought a new set of tires. i was gonna go for a >set of summer tires and a set of winter tires. I asked my mechanic/deaelr who >has serviced all my cars for years. his response was interesting (and keep in >mind i was buying the tires from him). he asked me if I had need to be out ont >he streets at 2Am when it was snowing or if I regularlyhad to drive out in the >teeth of a blizzard. I said no and he responded with "well why buy snow ties >then, they are not good performers on cleared roads adn all the roads around >ehre get cleared within a few hours of a storm." What an interesting reply! He sold me a singlse set of >all season tires ... end of story. I never put any on last season, we had lots of snow storms too - just never more than 6" at a time. ~J~

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