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12-17-2008, 10:21 AM #1
Large tires in the snow
Have any of you experimented with different width tires in the snow?
I can't tell for sure, but it seemed my older '91 Suburban with the factory width tires (but good mud tread) tires seem a bit more sure footed on the snow and ice than my new Suburban that has oversized tires.
It's nice to have the 4 wheel ABS in my new Burb, but I'm wondering if I should locate some stock rims and for winter specific driving.
Last edited by Kraziken; 12-17-2008 at 12:11 PM.
12-17-2008, 10:40 AM #2
Tires in snow are the total opposit of what u think would be right. So whatever ur thinking reverse it and you'll be fine. I'm into speaking in riddles today, sorry it's my home brew.:sign0011:
New Brunswick, Canada
12-17-2008, 11:06 AM #3
ive always been told skinny tires are better for snow2004 GMC Sierra
magna flow muffler
gm performance intake
305/70/16 Toyo MT
16in hello maxx rims
1987 Chevy K5 blazer
4" lift 35s
12-17-2008, 11:08 AM #4
seriously though narrow is the best with a good snow pattern on the tread.c'mon!
12-17-2008, 11:44 AM #5
Skinny is better in snow.Josh
"Do what you can, With what you have, Where you are." TR.
2007 Chevy 2500 6.6 LMM
1998 HUMMER- sold
1998 F150- sold
12-17-2008, 12:03 PM #6
On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me some "narrow good cleaning tires" in a pare tree.
12-17-2008, 12:04 PM #7
sory it's the brew talkin.........lol
12-17-2008, 12:04 PM #8
Makes perfect sense good info guys.
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12-17-2008, 12:10 PM #9
Another for the skinny tire here in Canada. Its all about the sipes and tread pattern.
BTW can I get some of that homebrew....
2007 Ford E250(Work van) (Ya, Ya, shut up!)
1996 GMC Sierra SLE 1500 5.7L/4L60E
12-17-2008, 04:03 PM #10
this winter will be fun. I have the 2wd sierra to drive or the jeep with 33/12.50/15's on it. HA!Dan
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