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Old 02-22-2021, 10:05 AM   #1933
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Are you guys talking about the Michelin Primacys? They kind of suck in all conditions.


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Old 02-22-2021, 10:12 AM   #1934
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That looses traction pretty much easily, but in dry pavement it is fine. My daily commute is short, about 5 miles only. Anyway, probably buying a winter tire next winter.
Was a bit warmer there yesterday wasn't it? You try it when it is really cold then even the dry pavement becomes interesting.
I wouldn't drive 5 feet on the summer tires much less 5 miles.
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Old 02-22-2021, 10:32 AM   #1935
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Was a bit warmer there yesterday wasn't it? You try it when it is really cold then even the dry pavement becomes interesting.
I wouldn't drive 5 feet on the summer tires much less 5 miles.
Yes, it was way better. I am going to try when it reaches single digit temp (F) and see how it feels. I am going to avoid curves and high populated areas.

Which tires do you use during winter? I am sure that for next winter, a better tire will be required to make this my true daily.
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Yes, it was way better. I am going to try when it reaches single digit temp (F) and see how it feels. I am going to avoid curves and high populated areas.

Which tires do you use during winter? I am sure that for next winter, a better tire will be required to make this my true daily.
I just use some cheapass General Tire snows. Same as they use on all the local police and EMT vehicles so I figure I can't go too wrong.
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Old 02-22-2021, 11:58 AM   #1937
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Was a bit warmer there yesterday wasn't it? You try it when it is really cold then even the dry pavement becomes interesting.
I wouldn't drive 5 feet on the summer tires much less 5 miles.
Yep, I agree. That 5 mile drive on snow or ice covered roads might wind up being a short drive -
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Yes, it was way better. I am going to try when it reaches single digit temp (F) and see how it feels. I am going to avoid curves and high populated areas.

Which tires do you use during winter? I am sure that for next winter, a better tire will be required to make this my true daily.
I run Goodyear all season sport tires on my FRS. They seem to work pretty well all year. Even with those tires, I don't like to drive my FRS on snow covered roads - I don't drive any car on ice covered roads -
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Yep, I agree. That 5 mile drive on snow or ice covered roads might wind up being a short drive -
Several years ago (Atlanta's Snowmeggedon) I drove 40 miles on day two on the Primacies when everything had turned to slush and started to melt. It was an experience I wouldn't want to repeat, but they did make it OK. There was one shade protected downhill on-ramp where I got to practice my slalom skiing, it was sort of fun.

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Yep, I agree. That 5 mile drive on snow or ice covered roads might wind up being a short drive -
I am testing in different conditions for dry pavement. May go for wet or snowy if a Truck is available for towing

I like driving in the snow but with a a 4x4 or fwd, and avoid highways during those situations. Accident would be ok, as long no Semi is involved.

Other point is that I like to testing stuff, and learn how to drive on not ideal conditions.
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One video that I saw yesterday is the one below. Similar stuff, dry conditions, low temp.

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^the only result that isn't what i would normally think is either: godzilla attacks, the car blows up, or it turns into a domino's pizza commercial.
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^the only result that isn't what i would normally think is either: godzilla attacks, the car blows up, or it turns into a domino's pizza commercial.
...or the Spanish Inquisition.
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...or the Spanish Inquisition.
Nobody would expect that!
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