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Old 12-12-2016, 01:29 PM   #81
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You'd think people in snowy climates would be smarter than that, but I guess not. Canada requires everyone to have snow tires on for the season, maybe the MVC's of snow states should require snow tires, or all seasons with 50% tread left for the vehicle to pass inspection....I saw at least 5 cars last night on sidewalks because we had a dusting....their bald tires just had zero grip. Stupid tards.
I'm in Canada. Only one province (Quebec) mandates winter tires, that I'm aware of.

Our driver training sucks, too- combine that with tens of thousands of immigrants that have come from places that have never seen snow, and well- you can imagine the cluster-****.
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I'm in Canada. Only one province (Quebec) mandates winter tires, that I'm aware of.

Our driver training sucks, too- combine that with tens of thousands of immigrants that have come from places that have never seen snow, and well- you can imagine the cluster-****.
Ah makes sense, it was my friend that lives in Laval just outside montreal that told me that.
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Old 12-12-2016, 02:02 PM   #83
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I really wanted to go test the new tires out on the unplowed roads last night, figured it was a bad idea since the kids were asleep and the wife was at work.
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You'd think people in snowy climates would be smarter than that, but I guess not. Canada requires everyone to have snow tires on for the season, maybe the MVC's of snow states should require snow tires, or all seasons with 50% tread left for the vehicle to pass inspection....I saw at least 5 cars last night on sidewalks because we had a dusting....their bald tires just had zero grip. Stupid tards.

I dont think it's a matter of intelligence but rather negligence and uninformed. Most people who are not car people only fix what's broken and are not on top of daily maintenance to prevent problems in the first place. Also, i believe they know that winter tires help in the snow but don't want to pay for a dedicated set of tires. Think owing someone money but rather than paying them back, you take that money and spend it on a tv instead.
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I dont think it's a matter of intelligence but rather negligence and uninformed. Most people who are not car people only fix what's broken and are not on top of daily maintenance to prevent problems in the first place. Also, i believe they know that winter tires help in the snow but don't want to pay for a dedicated set of tires. Think owing someone money but rather than paying them back, you take that money and spend it on a tv instead.
This is a false assumption. Most of my friends say "why buy snow tires when I have a set that works year round?"
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I really wanted to go test the new tires out on the unplowed roads last night, figured it was a bad idea since the kids were asleep and the wife was at work.
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Is it corded or cordless?

In either case, it wouldn't work here. Snow here is more dense and icy than out east where it's more fluffy. The little electrics with the rubber paddles don't do jack to chew threw icy stuff. Also, I have a big enough driveway that I don't want to jack around with a cord.
I really wanted an electric blower, ended up with a 2 cycle gas Craftsman. Thing is a beast, throws the **** out of the snow.

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Is blizzaks really that great? I'ver never ran snow tires before. Might give it a try one day but it doesn't seem like the northeast will get anything significant anymore like it used to back in the '90s and early '00s.
My 328ci rode like a champ with snow tires..Was un-driveable with summer tires or all season.

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Bought new tires today for my Tacoma hoping for a lot of snow this year, nothing crazy just got some Hankook Dynapro ATMs, was looking at Duratracs, BFG KO2s, and few others but I don't need anything too aggressive or heavy.
How do you like those? I'm looking for some tires for my Sierra to run all year that can handle snow.
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How do you like those? I'm looking for some tires for my Sierra to run all year that can handle snow.
So far so good, although I haven't done much driving on them, haven't even had them on the highway yet. Wet traction is good though, they stop well.
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Currently -9F air temp with a windchill of -23F. Fvcking polar vortex...

As a cherry on top, they expect 6-12 inches of snow tomorrow and Saturday. Should be fun.

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Currently -9F air temp with a windchill of -23F. Fvcking polar vortex...

As a cherry on top, they expect 6-12 inches of snow tomorrow and Saturday. Should be fun.
I went outside with no fcuks given in my jacket with a t shirt under. But my god my legs were freezing Need to invest in some winter pants.
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i went outside with no fcuks given in my jacket with a t shirt under. But my god my legs were freezing Need to invest in some winter pants.

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25 and windy as sh!t here today....woke up with 1/4 inch of snow, but I am disappoint.
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25 and windy as sh!t here today....woke up with 1/4 inch of snow, but I am disappoint.
Cold as fcvk, but no snow. It's like snowboard mountain peak cold out
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Cold as fcvk, but no snow. It's like snowboard mountain peak cold out

Yeah bro fvckin cold out. I had a dusting this am, but really cold.
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25 and windy is cold? We have very different definitions...
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Getting all the white stuff here! Probably a foot over the past 24 hours, have heard it's set to continue through tomorrow night! Glad I broke out the ski gear last week. Complex parking lot is getting messy, essentially a round about with one way in and one way out
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