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View Poll Results: Should I swap out the snow tires finally?
It's basically spring, yes DO IT. 7 50.00%
Nah, leave em on another two weeks for some reason. 5 35.71%
yes I know I have snow tires on when it only snows like twice a year. 0 0%
snow tires = drift the gw north ramp sweeper to the outer loop!! 3 21.43%
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Old 03-03-2008, 05:50 PM   #1
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I'm getting tired of jelly tires. Think we'll get any more frozen anything on the roads in DC Metro?
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I'll never forget the March "blizzard" we had in 93.
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they say there is 2 more weeks of winter it was really nice out today 16 deg here but its supposed to snow tomorrow so i would keep them for 2 more weeks would be safe.
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In DC, I would ditch them. I'm keeping mine on until the end of March.
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**** Matt I jsut took off my balding summer tires. And that ws sinply so i can pass safety inspection.
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Matt, I've been running NT-01s since February. Why do you need winter tires
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Matt, I've been running NT-01s since February. Why do you need winter tires
**** you go away.











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I run azenis year round but that doesn't mean they're amazing, i only have one set of wheels.
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my "snow tires" for the miata are KDW2s. i actually kinda hate them.
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I've never seen snow tires in my life.
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I hate my winter wheels and tires. I'm swapping mine out the weekend before dyno day
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Matt, I've been running NT-01s since February. Why do you need winter tires


matt has driving skillz like me....
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In DC, I would ditch them. I'm keeping mine on until the end of March.
+1. I might not even wait until the end of March. Real snow should be done.
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Yesterday it was 56 degrees. Today it was 35 and snowed 3". I hate MI SOOOO much. My car is still buried in it's hibernation spot.
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You can never have enough practice at the Scandy flick. I say keep em on, pit late!
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In VT we only runs snows from Labor day through Memorial day...
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You can never have enough practice at the Scandy flick. I say keep em on, pit late!
that might work on rally tires but I think these would peel off the rim.

on the miata though, the "winter-ish" KDW2s come off and some other wheels are going back on.

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