Winter Tires?

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  1. vansamirin

    vansamirin Active Member

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    Anyone in the snow belt not use winter tires? I just sold my '96
    Subaru, and bought an '01 Saab 9-3.

    Are snow tires necessary on this? Its FWD so it should get around fine, but this is the first time I havent had AWD.
     
  2. autobahn

    autobahn New Member

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    Yes.

    Winter tires are necessary. If there's any chance of ever more than 3" of snow falling, I'd say it's a basic safety thing. Also, coming from AWD, the wheelspin is going to annoy the crap out of you.

    I'd say pick up a set of Wintersport M3s, they're very good in the dry/wet and they're pretty good for snow too.
     
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    TrailerParkMark New Member

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    I got a friend pedro that will hook you up cheap holmes.... Unfortunatly you might not get your rims back...
     
  4. GuiltySparc

    GuiltySparc OT Supporter

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    i'm using blizzak LM25s on my subaru, they are overkill for our winters but they are fantastic in the snow/slush and don't give up a lot in terms of dry performance.
     

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