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    hello all. just wondering if anyone's ever used snow socks and do they claim to be as good as the ads.

    I've ordered these last Thursday.
    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2008309471...84.m1497.l2649

    just hope i can get them over my lowered vec if do ever need them.


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    A fella I know in scotland used some and said they are great. You have to remove them once you are in drivable snow though, I think.
    My old Signum, the animal; she now rests in pieces in several other members cars.. https://www.vectra-c.com/forum/garag...vehicle&id=200
    The wifes vec show car, started as a standard daily driver and ended up like this. https://www.vectra-c.com/forum/garag...vehicle&id=709



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    thanks Nige i work nights and we don't seem to get gritters nowadays

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    i looked at them in the vx dealers as they sell them as well.. I could not figure how you get them on and off, although this was just idle curiousity as i did not wish to buy any, I was just waiting at the parts counter.
    My old Signum, the animal; she now rests in pieces in several other members cars.. https://www.vectra-c.com/forum/garag...vehicle&id=200
    The wifes vec show car, started as a standard daily driver and ended up like this. https://www.vectra-c.com/forum/garag...vehicle&id=709



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    they have arrived today, nobody used them on a vec?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dan danz View Post
    they have arrived today, nobody used them on a vec?
    looks like you have just been promoted to the rank of official snow sock tester on the vec C and signum forum Dan now all you gotta wait for is some snow

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    Quote Originally Posted by patch22 View Post
    looks like you have just been promoted to the rank of official snow sock tester on the vec C and signum forum Dan
    lol bet we wont get snow now.

    just hope i can get them on my car is 45mm lower.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dan danz View Post
    lol bet we wont get snow now.

    just hope i can get them on my car is 45mm lower.
    Well at the moment you could test them as mudsocks

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    I've used them on my 19's.. a pig to stretch over the wheels on a lowered car (-30mm) but when on and the snow is heavy they are brilliant!!
    BUT as has been said.. driveable snow they need to come off.. i know this as i wrecked them by not doing so lol

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