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    right just sussed it ... stick four space saver wheels on for the snow .
    reason being ... whilst stuck on a hill today (along with lotsa cars) the little cars with skinny tyres were all going past with ease

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    Had thought about doing this myself

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    I bet that would be great!

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    Already though of that as I have two in the garage. Trouble is there is very little tread on a space saver wheel so it would fill with snow very quickly!!!

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    vectra with 4 spacesavers ... not really saving space but saving 4 furking hours stuck in snow lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by gsxrster View Post
    vectra with 4 spacesavers ... not really saving space but saving 4 furking hours stuck in snow lol
    Spent 5hrs on the M8 today. Then trying to pull away - was getting annoying with the tyres just giving up the ghost gripwise.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gsxrster View Post
    right just sussed it ... stick four space saver wheels on for the snow .
    reason being ... whilst stuck on a hill today (along with lotsa cars) the little cars with skinny tyres were all going past with ease
    Might also be that those little cars and skinny tyres weigh a lot less therefore not so much mass to drag through the snow

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    Winter tyres on the smallest size you can get away with.
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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    Definately the way to go. I saw a Jaguar yesterday both fronts were space savers, he just ploughed straight on through.
    3.2 v6 Signum and loving it

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    Ice racers use skinny tyres (And studs) so it is the way forward:


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