[V8] snow tire time...
David.Morralee at alcatel-lucent.com
Thu Nov 15 12:25:57 PST 2007
I have Nokian Hakkapeliitta on my winter Type 44 Audi 5000QT 87 for
three years now and just love them ... Great tires in all sorts of
weather ( winter )
If you can get the above for your car you are getting the best . I spent
4 years Ice racing a Rabbit GTI ( Rubber to Ice series ) We all had to
drive on the same tires, Blizzaks . Did you know if you soak the tire
treads in gas you end up wining the race(s) ?
From: v8-bounces at audifans.com [mailto:v8-bounces at audifans.com] On Behalf
Of Ron Wainwright
Sent: Thursday, November 15, 2007 3:05 PM
To: diemarthadie at aol.com
Cc: v8 at audifans.com
Subject: Re: [V8] snow tire time...
I use Nokian WR's on my 17's for Winter use. I've had them for two
years...1st put on my ol Pearl Auto beast & they handled great in the
snow, slush, dry pavement....
I got the Blk 5sp last X-Ma$$ & put them on & they were OK....I would
go with a more agressive Winter tire for the 5sp..an RSI or something.
The WR's are more an all season tire but the syping/material is
categorized as a Winter tire.
I all so used Blizzaks on my wife's ol POS A6qA.
195/65/15 on my ol Silver Urk fuch's, nice tire, quiet on dry pavemnent,
& the most importaint thing was they were FREE. They were on a set of
steelies from a Urs4 I parted.
So to compair cost between the two is stupid obviousley.
I can tell you the Nokians were expensive. I bought mine through
Waukegan(sp?) tire in WI I think...I got in on a Subie group buy that a
few //scar friend was doing. Still cost bout $130 each....but those were
But there is a guy on the mother (quattro) list..Greg
somethingorother.....he's the guy to get in touch with for Nokians. He's
--- diemarthadie at aol.com wrote:
> Ok, so we go through this every year, but lets do it again...? Any new
> success stories or testing done of new tires?? I know there's a new
> Blizzak and another Michelin, and I'm very interested in Nokians.?
> Anyone got a reasonably priced source for Nokians??
> I've seen good reviews for them in rain as well which is encouraging
> since my northeastern experiences have had way more rain and slush/ice
> lately than snow.? Arctic Alpins were not great for me - better on
> dry, not very good on snow or wet.?
> Eagle HP was better in wet and ok on snow.? Blizzak WS-50 has been
> very good on snow/ice/slush, decent on wet, squirmy on dry.? I'm not
> looking for a 'performance' tire but a good winter season tire.
> Once upon a time I started a wiki on this but ...
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