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    Hi,
    first time out in the snow with my car this morning, & OMG struggled to get to the main road, anyone else have problems with 19" alloys ? (& yes , i can drive in the snow, my old vec b was v good!)

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    I had same probs mate with 17" rims & almost new bridgstones, (P155 poor tc) my Vec b was great in the snow & i have never had any probs before (see thread lol... http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showthread.php?t=63578 )

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    Yep, the wider the tyres, the less grip you'll have in the snow

    Ideally we all need 15" steelies for winter!

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    Also a lot of 19+18" tyres will be 'summer' tyres,anything below 6 degrees and they won't work so well.

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    17" alloys going back on car tonight no matter what the weather 19" in snow =

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    Quote Originally Posted by parapaul View Post
    Yep, the wider the tyres, the less grip you'll have in the snow

    Ideally we all need 15" steelies for winter!
    How did your car feel after saturday afternoons karting Paul ?
    Mine felt like i was on ice !
    Just shows how much grip a kart has.


    Have consideration for the deaf, if you're gunna fart, make it smell !


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    Quote Originally Posted by tyreman View Post
    Also a lot of 19+18" tyres will be 'summer' tyres,anything below 6 degrees and they won't work so well.
    That explains a few things

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