[s-cars] Blizzacks or Alpins?

Kneale Brownson knotnook at traverse.com
Fri Oct 4 16:52:03 EDT 2002

Hey, David, how'd you settle on the 1's?  Are studs permitted in
Oregon?  Since they're NOT permitted in MIchigan now, I've been planning to
replace my Hakka 10's with Q's.

At 11:15 AM 10/04/2002 -0700, davidb01 wrote:

>I'd encourage you to read page 57 in the just-out Fall 2002 quattro
>quarterly ["Winter technical tire buying guide: What to look for in a winter
>tire"] - a good discussion about the various types & designs of snow tires,
>including Blizzaks specifically; included is 'application info' (what
>designs/types work best under certain conditions - wet, ice, slush, hard
>pack, soft snow, etc.)
>I don't know what model of Hakkas you've got - I'm heavily biased towards
>them [having run 2 sets of the previous H10s; now I have a new set of H1s
>waiting in the garage].  We get rarely get any snow in greater Portland, but
>Mt. Hood is only 1-1/2 hours away, pass elevation ~ 4k, then another steep
>~1k to the base of the 2 major ski areas.  I grew up in northern lower
>Michigan, where the snowfall is significant & lasts all winter, so I do know
>from snow  ;-)  - I miss driving in it.
>David Brill
>  -----Original Message-----
>From:   200q20v-admin at audifans.com [mailto:200q20v-admin at audifans.com]  On
>Behalf Of Lee Levitt
>Sent:   Thursday, October 03, 2002 6:15 PM
>To:     Tom Mullane; 200q20v at audifans.com; s-car-list at audifans.com
>Subject:        RE: [s-cars] Blizzacks or Alpins?
>Tom writes:
> > Hopefully, it will be a while before I need to swap over to snows.
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