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Old 03-13-2010, 12:58 AM   #16
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This weekend...
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Old 03-13-2010, 01:17 AM   #17
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i wonder how steep their decline would be at lower temperatures.
r-comps are dangerous below freezing, not just from lack of traction, but the tire can separate from the carcass altogether. My Toyo's had huge warning labels, and they even emailed me in the fall warning me.

But yes, every late winter there are like 5-10 of these threads, and they're all pretty identical.
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Old 03-13-2010, 04:30 PM   #18
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The forecast after this weekend looks pretty good actually!
Mostly in double digits during the day and 0 at night...

But then again - this is Canada - you never know!
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Old 03-14-2010, 11:26 AM   #19
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Ughhhh this is what you get when you take your car out early with summer tires
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Old 03-14-2010, 11:28 AM   #20
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just my luck...

i took my car out yesterday morning..
and had it towed yesterday night
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Old 03-14-2010, 01:13 PM   #21
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^^^Where was that?

Weather network's showing snow next week...guess I'm gonna have to wait longer, wanted to do it next week or so .
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Old 03-14-2010, 01:17 PM   #22
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^ yeah. i'm gonna wait until the end of march start of april, but still gotta check the weather beforehand. that sucks...but where was that?
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Old 03-14-2010, 01:50 PM   #23
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mother ****ing cambridge..
i'm never leaving toronto again..

about 1 inch fell in half hour.
i was eating dinner i get my bill, and the chick is like take it easy on the roads.. i look out the window and my mouth drops.. lol i got a free tow at least
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You had your car towed just because of the snow?
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Old 03-14-2010, 02:03 PM   #25
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Summer wheel and tires on this weekend ! It feels nice to have the 275's on the car again.
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Old 03-15-2010, 10:27 AM   #26
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You had your car towed just because of the snow?
i had too. I got ZR rated tires. with snow on the ground its like a sheet of ice.
I cant stop and if i try to move forward i start to fishtail.

I got CAA. free tow
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Old 03-15-2010, 01:43 PM   #28
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That's what I'm afraid of...
I guess I'll wait a little bit more! (Dammit!)
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lol just take it out, you'll be so happy. when it snows my golf will be put back on the insurance... or i'll just strap on the winters.
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Car's out.
Just need to switch from winter to summer tires...
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