high performance street tires?

Grant Lenahan glenahan at vfemail.net
Mon Mar 26 20:22:41 EDT 2007

I agree, but the WRs noted above are pretty darn good. As are the conti  
Yes, I have dedicated snows anyway (Dunlop M3 225/55-16)

On Mar 26, 2007, at 5:40 PM, thejimrose wrote:

> hey all just following this thread and have noted people talking about  
> which
> high-perf summer tires are ok in the snow.
> ?!?! warning!! danger!!
> i don't care how m+s rated a tire is, barring an emergency and you're  
> caught
> w/ your pants down [or your summer tires on] you should [in my  
> imperialist
> opinion of course] be running a dedicated snow tire for any kind of  
> regular
> snow travel. i don't care if you have 8 wheel drive, if all 8 of those
> wheels are wrapped in baloneyskin summer tires you might as well put  
> skii's
> on the car.
> the difference in grip, braking, cornering, etc in snow or icy, slushy  
> roads
> with a dedicated snow tire is really remarkable. think spider man  
> rolled in
> glue and wrapped with velcro. at this point you can score a set of 15"
> wheels and tires for so cheap it's not worth messing around.
> here's my girl doin' it right:
> http://new.photos.yahoo.com/thejimrose/album/576460762336999432/photo/ 
> 294928803526759921/2
> later!
> jim
> 10+ years driving snowtire shod audi's in the snow.
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