[A4] A4 Digest, Vol 32, Issue 6
caliban at sharon.net
Wed Jun 21 16:47:59 EDT 2006
At 1:02 PM -0700 6/21/06, thejimrose wrote:
>and i cant believe how USELESS the chain checkpoints are. theyll let
>suv's pass with 22" spinners and summer tires because theyre 4wd..
>you tell me whats more dangerous than 4, foot and a half wide low
>profile summer tires on snow? thanks ill take an accord with all
i agree. i wonder if we can work on changing their policies.
>they really should check for tires more than drivetrain and turn
>people around or make them have chains on summer tire cars. 99.9% of
>what i see spun out are suv's [usually big ones] with all season
>radials. my gti's with snow tires NEVER got stuck back east and the
>roads in VT in the winter were WAY WAY worse than here.
i think "all season" is a big sucky falsehood. i hate the all seasons
on my b7 but i tell ya, with a two year lease i am NOT blowing money on tires.
maybe my local shop will buy mine though...
>where it is, as rocky says, lovely packed poweder rally wannabe heaven. =)
maybe we'll cross paths up there :)
>at quaw this season i was talking to a guy with a nice v8 - he said
>he just got a NEW a8 [pimp daddy!] and that the v8 was much better
>in the snow.
yeah i think the older the car the better, with audi anyway.
>yeah ive driven them, they are fun as hell. the new one is an
>amazing little car.
'course my fave wee cheapo car so far has been the mini S cooper,
though it was a dinan stage 5 so that's not really fair. drove like a 911.
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