Winter Tires

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  1. Boots

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    2 part question

    Where's the best place to buy a set?

    What are some good winter tires? I don't want anything crazy, just a good solid winter tire.
     
  2. billybob

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    Goodyear's at Coast Tire are on sale this week..... I heard it on the radio.

    I've been meaning to go check out the prices.... Few people said their winters are pretty good.
     
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    i had a set of Wal-Marts winters for 2 years and they were still like brand new, and i think they were only like $40 each, great tire overall
     
  4. Boots

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    Interesting...
     
  5. Boots

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    I've had too many bad experiences with cheap tires lately. No car of mine will ever see discount tires from this day on! :mad:
     
  6. Shafft

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    Pirelli ICE at dartmouth surplus. run you about $300
     
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    I had bridgestone blizzaks for 2 winters and they are awesome snow and ice tires. Highly recommended!
     
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    hmmm, how much were those Steve?

    keep the suggestions coming
     
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    Hrmm I forget. Mine were 15's (still have em on my steel rims)
    Just call any bridgestone dealer in halifax and they'll give you a price.
     
  10. billybob

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    Each?
     
  11. Shafft

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    no for 4
     
  12. Boots

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    The pirelli ice deal is over. Apparently they bought a shitload of them hence the cheap price.

    I can get Cooper Wintermasters for $55 /each but they're probably a shitty tire.
     
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    What the hell is a Cooper Wintermaster? Never heard of em
     
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    Well Cooper isn't exactly a small tire company. They have been manufacturing tires for years and are quite popular in the US for most cars and light truck applications. If you can get them at a great price and they seem to have a nice winter tread pattern then look into them for sure. They would definately be alot better then a no name brand steel belted radial i'm sure. They certainly won't be cost effective as a proven excellent winter tire like a Michelin Arctic Alpin, Bridgestone Blizzak, BFG Slalom etc so it all depends on how much you are willing to spend.
     

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