Tires, ice and quattro (long)

B Vibert blur at
Tue Dec 3 10:59:08 EST 2002

"Doyt W. Echelberger" wrote:

> The other part of the problem is that 90% of the time I have ice-free hard
> roads. The Alpins have been a good compromise for 3 years. They may even be
> up to going 4. I think I'll consider the Kumho's when I replace them, for
> half the price. But this 'q' is gonna have dedicated ice tires.

Hi Doyt

The 90% ice-free roads is why I bought Goodyear Eagle UG2 tires.  They
work when the weather is nasty but also aren't too bad when it's dry.
They are H-rated and actually handle fairly well, unlike most other
dedicated winter tires.  May be worth a look.

Burl Vibert
1987 5kcstq
Kingston, Ontario

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