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barryw8

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Message Posted: Dec 4, 2012 8:58:42 AM

If you have them, do you change them in the winter?

[Edited by: barryw8 at 12/4/2012 9:00:27 AM EST]
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2Tall
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Message Posted: Apr 23, 2015 12:11:00 PM

no, makes it too hard to get in the car.
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Moe86
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2015 12:22:48 AM

No.
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NO!
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Message Posted: Apr 18, 2015 6:36:42 PM

No
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Message Posted: Apr 14, 2015 2:11:55 PM

Yes.
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Message Posted: Apr 14, 2015 8:06:58 AM

no
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Message Posted: Apr 14, 2015 8:06:49 AM

no, hate the ride with them
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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2015 9:37:53 AM

No
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2015 12:46:17 AM

no
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2015 1:03:41 PM

No...........
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no
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no
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2015 10:35:17 AM

yes to both
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2015 9:01:55 AM

no
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2015 8:44:38 AM

NO
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cv
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2015 5:45:28 AM

Nope, just standard ones.
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2015 4:59:21 AM

2 years (and now 2 winters ) on low profiles.

These are great tires. Bullet proof. Love them. Besides being high performance, they are extremely durable. Even the occasional speed bump doesn't phase low profiles.
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2015 1:03:23 AM

No
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2015 12:29:08 AM

No & Don't want them!
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On a Jeep? No, I'm not a pimp
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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2015 10:45:54 PM

No
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2015 6:25:02 AM

No, they look cool, but are not pothole friendly
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no
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2015 8:49:05 AM

Low profile tires look great but are a rough ride over bumps...
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Message Posted: Mar 22, 2015 8:31:36 AM

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N
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Message Posted: Mar 21, 2015 8:24:10 PM

Yes.
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lilmx5guy
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Message Posted: Mar 15, 2015 12:24:11 AM

Most of today's cars come with tires that were classified as low profile less than 10 years ago. I go with a -1 sized rim / winter tire combo for the snow, which would be the size that came on the base model of the vehicle.
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Message Posted: Mar 14, 2015 11:57:00 PM

No.
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Message Posted: Mar 14, 2015 10:56:41 PM

Yes.
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Message Posted: Mar 14, 2015 10:24:01 AM

Got through another winter with low profiles. They worked great as snow tires.

Now we're in pothole season. I miss 99% but have hit a couple. No damage at all. I stopped , got out and looked after one bad hole. NO damage. My old car with normal tires and steel rims/hubcaps would not have escaped. I would have lost the hubcap and bent the rim.

My experience is low profiles and alloy rims are a particularly strong combination for winter.
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Message Posted: Mar 14, 2015 12:27:01 AM

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