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Re: Ready for SNOW!!!!!

Postby Peter Person » Fri Dec 18, 2020 10:33 am

When Erik got his first vehicle, a 1994 F250 SuperCab 4x4. Front end was shot so it burned through tires. I found a full set of Bridgestone Blizzak tires on Craiglist for him, used one winter, $300. He put them on in June and by winter they were wore out. They actually got sticky on the hot pavement.
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Re: Ready for SNOW!!!!!

Postby radioguy41 » Fri Dec 18, 2020 10:41 am

Fortunately wear won't be an issue for me. I put less than 4000 miles a year on the 4Runner, mostly for plowing in the Winter and towing the Cub to shows in the Summer with the occasional trip to an auction. My previous tires, Cooper AT3's, were on 8 years before they started to lose effectiveness in the snow.
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Re: Ready for SNOW!!!!!

Postby Urbish » Fri Dec 18, 2020 10:48 am

Peter Person wrote:I found a full set of Bridgestone Blizzak tires on Craiglist for him, used one winter, $300. He put them on in June and by winter they were wore out. They actually got sticky on the hot pavement.


Blizzaks are a strictly a winter-only tire. They are even better if you live someplace where the roads are snow covered throughout the winter. I had great luck with them when I lived in the snowy Upper Peninsula of Michigan. There's no way I'd invest in them now that I live down-state, where we get only occasional heavy snow. I do run winter tires on my vehicles, but get ones that don't wear so bad on bare pavement. Around March I pull them and put my 'summer' all-season tires back on.

My favorite snow tire for my use-case is the Cooper Evolution Winter followed closely by the General Altimax Arctic.
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Re: Ready for SNOW!!!!!

Postby radioguy41 » Fri Dec 18, 2020 11:07 am

I put a set of Cooper Discoverer M&S tires on the wife's Santa Fe last year and they do very well in the snow and also seem to wear well.
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Re: Ready for SNOW!!!!!

Postby v w » Sat Dec 19, 2020 7:14 am

Ground is bare here in SW MI. :{_}: Have had a dusting of snow but not enough to cover the grass. Wife wants snow for a white Christmas. We will get snow sooner or later! I'll let you know. Vern

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Re: Ready for SNOW!!!!!

Postby Don McCombs » Fri Dec 25, 2020 10:09 am

Another epic forecast gone flat. NWS forecast for this latest storm was 5 to 8. We got 2. Not complaining, mind you. But the NWS seems to be going down the Weather Channel path of forecasting drama instead of the weather.
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Re: Ready for SNOW!!!!!

Postby tst » Fri Dec 25, 2020 11:16 am

we got 4" of rain last night, real bad storm, all of the 26" of snow from a few days ago is gone

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Re: Ready for SNOW!!!!!

Postby radioguy41 » Fri Dec 25, 2020 11:58 am

Yeah, same here and lots of thunder included. The wind was bad. It blew my Christmas display on the haywagon all apart. Some pieces were up the neighbor's driveway half way to his house.
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Re: Ready for SNOW!!!!!

Postby Peter Person » Fri Dec 25, 2020 1:31 pm

Rain started later than forecast and the winds weren’t as bad in our area of CT as forecast. SW CT had 70mph gusts.
Been raining all day too, so only snow left is the plow piles. Lots of standing water. If this had been snow! :surrender:
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Re: Ready for SNOW!!!!!

Postby Urbish » Fri Dec 25, 2020 3:34 pm

No snow, but cold and windy when we went to bed last night. Kids were bummed about lack of snow. Woke up this AM to an unexpected fresh 1/2" and we've been getting hit by heavy lake-effect bands all day. Perfect Christmas weather!
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Re: Ready for SNOW!!!!!

Postby v w » Sat Dec 26, 2020 7:33 am

I said I would let you know when we got some snow. It started snowing yesterday morning so we had a white Christmas. Got 1-1/2 to 2 inches which was what was forecast. I blew out the drive late yesterday. Forecast for today is 31 with no snow. Vern

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Re: Ready for SNOW!!!!!

Postby SONNY » Sat Dec 26, 2020 7:59 am

A few flurries here----the mornin frost was deeper than the snow! ----- NO snow = happy Sonny!

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Re: Ready for SNOW!!!!!

Postby ajhbike » Sat Dec 26, 2020 7:18 pm

It rained like heck here Friday and Saturday and we had the 60mph winds...wow. It was scary but we never lost power...for once and apparently our area is the only area without outages


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