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Old 02-08-2019, 09:02 AM   #1
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Time To Put The Winter Tires On

After a warm, sunny, dry winter, we have 7-10 days of snow and ice in the forecast. Luckily yesterday a new set of mounted Michelen X-ice got delivered to my door for my new manly mini-van (transit connect cargo). Front wheel drive too.

I debated about getting winter tires but then realized at $1000, it only takes a couple days of lost work and they are totally worth it.

We don't get snow every year. But even a month a year of use and they should last until they rot.
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Old 02-08-2019, 10:27 AM   #2
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Re: Time To Put The Winter Tires On

We are expecting a frozen weekend. I'll just stay home.

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Re: Time To Put The Winter Tires On

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I debated about getting winter tires but then realized at $1000, it only takes a couple days of lost work and they are totally worth it.

Yup, ever since we've been married, all my wife's vehicles have had snow tires, even though we definitely weren't made of money when we first started out.

Not that she's a bad driver, but even a single tow truck bill will cover a couple tires, plus she can usually get 3-4 winters out of a set.

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Yea snow tires cost money but the flip side is that you get more time out of your regular tires too so there is a little savings there

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