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Old 10-10-2008, 05:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Waveho View Post
I remember, back in the day, my dad would replace the rear tires on our old AMC Rambler with knobby dedicated snow tires right after Thanksgiving. Everyone on our block in New Jersey would do this. Nobody does this anymore....
Er, uh...yeah they do...I just bought FOUR 215/50/17 Michelin X-Ice Xi2 snow/ice tires for my Touring. I have a dedciated set of snow wheels that I swap on sometimes between Thanksgiving & Chistmas.

I've been using dedicated snow tires since the winter of 2003. And I highly recommend snow tires for anyone that lives in snow country. They work so well that I had no problem selling my 4x4 Ford F150 truck...and I've been thru some pretty tough winter weather like 8"-12" snowfalls...on streets that haven't even been plowed yet.

Again, highly recommend snow tires.
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2006 E53 X5 4.4i (Sterling Gray) 12/05 mfg date <<~>> 97 740iL (Arctic Silver) 3/97 mfg date
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