irautenberg at comcast.net
Fri Sep 2 08:19:53 EDT 2005
No comparison! Those narrower Klebers with studs on the Fuchs will be
simply amazing. :-)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Johan H" <milisen at hotmail.com>
To: <urq at audifans.com>
Sent: Friday, September 02, 2005 5:07 AM
Subject: Re: [urq] Tires
> I'm looking forward to wintertime, this beeing my first winter with the
> I have one set of unstudded Nokian wintertyres on rather corroded Ronal
> Then I have 1 set of Studded Kleber wintertyres (the long older studs,
> are nowadays restricted here in Finland) These are on BRAND NEW (used
> Fuchs forged wheels!
> I really look forward on breaking records on the ice track!!
> Johan Hisinger
> You ought to see my UrQ, my 91 200 Avant, or my 95 S6 Avant in 8" of
> slush headed towards Government Camp on Highway 26 where it intersects
> with Highway 35 in the winter. Long hill, 2 uphill lanes, oh boy:-)
> 1-2 feet of fresh snow, Ice.215/50-15 winter tires with studs, they
> will truly climb trees. AND MORE importantly, stop when I want it to.
> And get out of the way of all the idiots from Portland trying to drive
> without tread on their summer tires at Mt Hood. Take a DE class from the
> Audi club it's worth it to be able to drive better on the snow!
> I'll pay any tax they want to impose to keep studded tires, to have
> control on the snow! It's the 20,000lb. trucks with the chains on them
> on wet and dry pavement that screw up the roads, not the studs on my
> car. Think of what your insurance would be with the amount of accidents
> w/o studs, Blizzacks, or at the very least M/S's. I coach skiing during
> the winter and make the drive to Mt Hood from Portland at least twice a
> week during Jan-March.
> But in my option, Blizzacks, don't cut it on ice, regardless of
> advertising claims!
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