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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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pt1KY
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Message Posted: Apr 24, 2014 1:32:28 PM

yes
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Message Posted: Apr 24, 2014 1:29:12 PM

Nice to look at but a rough ride for sure...........
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Message Posted: Apr 24, 2014 8:16:15 AM

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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2014 9:55:35 AM

HAIL NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2014 9:37:53 AM

yes
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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2014 9:20:37 AM

No - they feel like I'm riding on just the rims!
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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2014 9:12:17 AM

no, too rough
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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2014 8:06:23 AM

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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2014 7:30:00 AM

Superb ride on mine. Love low profiles and will never go back now.
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Message Posted: Apr 18, 2014 11:33:53 PM

No.
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Message Posted: Apr 18, 2014 10:16:03 PM

no i libe in the boonies. useless here
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Message Posted: Apr 18, 2014 9:54:47 PM

Only one vehicle does, I don't like them, ride is harsh!
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Message Posted: Apr 16, 2014 6:20:28 AM

No.......
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Message Posted: Apr 16, 2014 12:12:32 AM

No. don't have them. don't want them
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Message Posted: Apr 15, 2014 11:44:28 PM

Yes
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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2014 8:50:20 PM

Yes, 225/50R17, which I swap for 215/60R16 in winter
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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2014 8:41:05 PM

Nice to look at but these tires can be a rough ride for sure......
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2014 7:24:30 AM

They look good but the ride is not good.......
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Message Posted: Mar 27, 2014 3:43:45 PM

I have 45's on my Acura and I change to winter tires, not because of the low profile but because where I live winter tires provide far superior traction in deep snow and stopping ability on slick roads and ice.
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Message Posted: Mar 27, 2014 3:20:51 PM

The low profiles of 55, 45 or even 35 as one gentleman mentioned on his Bentley are prone to bent wheels after the winter we have had. (Cracks in the pavement; water, snow and ice gets in the cracks; then cars and trucks drive over the cracks causing the pot hole, yikes). With the lower profile tires usually means bigger wheels. Ram (Dodge) Trucks with 20"wheels standard shows where the industry is going, so pot holes are not a big a deal as they once were.
Now, if you have 15" wheels and 40 series tires then you have a problem. Some of these tires look like black rubber bands.
My Prius (Euro spec) has 195/60-15"s, my daughter's 2014 Corolla has 185/65-15"s and my wife's Camry Hybrid has 215/55-17". We don't have winter tires. Some days I wish I did...
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Message Posted: Mar 27, 2014 10:42:36 AM

Yes and yes. My car came with 225/40-18 summer tires and for the winter months I have a set of Bridgestone Blizzak winter tires of the same size on a separate set of rims.
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