help! type44 squirrly on the road with front snow tires

JordanVw at JordanVw at
Fri Dec 13 12:53:17 EST 2002

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In a message dated 12/11/02 11:35:38 PM Eastern Standard Time,
benswann at writes:

> OK, if not a quattro.  Definately not good to mix tires, and especially
> sizes if it is a quattro.
> It sound like in this case, the combination is ok, especially if it
> feels allright, but maybe your mom is picking up something you aren't
> based on "her" driving style.
> I'd expect the snows to be making it handle squirrely, as they tend to
> do that, IMO.
> Ben

thanks..  but ive been getting conflicting answers on this..  its a front
wheel drive automatic '86 5k NA.   some other lister said i needed all 4
snows.   but why? the rear wheels are not traction wheels...?

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