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post #11 of 14 (permalink) Old 01-08-2010, 07:34 PM
 
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...lots of snow here ...neither car have snow tires and we are doing OK...

jetfuel...is Indiana tho...so freaking flat that on a clear day you can look over the horizon and see the back of your head...
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LOL...... the shiny spot really stands out...........
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My 450 was being worked on and I had a 451 for a few days with just the stock all season tires. My 450 has WS-60's in 145/65R15 all the way around. Most of my 17 years of winter driving has been with all seasons, that is until I wrote off a car on an icy road. For me, snow and ice radials ever since.

With the 451 I had to fight against the traction control accelerating and cornering and over rely on the ABS to get stopped. The 450 on the other hand minimal wheel slipping under acceleration, I can corner much faster and stay in my own lane and braking is faster and far more controlled. With the ice radials I can travel at posted speeds and not be afraid of icy roads.

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