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Old 10-24-2004, 06:28 PM   #1
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winter tires question

stupid question but... is 235/r17/45 (snow tire) better in snow then 205/x/x ? or it's the other way around ? I'm guessing the wider the tire the better?
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Old 10-24-2004, 06:29 PM   #2
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the exact opposite actually.

the thinner tire digs thru the snow and give the car traction
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Old 10-24-2004, 07:09 PM   #3
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wouldnt wider tire get better grip ?
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Old 10-24-2004, 08:24 PM   #4
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a narrow tire will "cut" through the snow... where the wider tire will tend to "float" on top of the snow.
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