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    Hi folks that time of year again! I woke up this morning to find it had been snowing last night so being the first time it has snowed since I bought my Vectra I was keen to take her for a spin!
    Got her out and she is very skippy! Ever year i fit winter tyres to the car was looking up mytyres.co.uk for my car and they are really expensive was wondering if i could change the size around a bit to make it cheaper??

    At the moment i have Goodyear NTC 5 all round which are 215/50/17

    could i fit other sizes to my sri alloys?

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    Why would you change the tyres in the winter? NTC 5's aren't track day cut slicks so why bother.

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    Yeah popular size change is 225/45/17

    I have these on mine

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    you can swap to 225/45/17, i had them on my last vectra

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    just drive carefully which is what you should be doing anyway and keep the tyres you got on now. NCTS are crap no matter what the weather..Snowing already damn

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    snow and no pics thats teribble lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by P3tchy View Post
    Why would you change the tyres in the winter? NTC 5's aren't track day cut slicks so why bother.
    I live in Scotland mate and its a village called Tomintoul which is in the highlands when we get snow we get snow

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    that picture was my astra at the start of 2009. outside my front door.

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    ****** hell man thats alot of snow lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by mcints77 View Post
    I live in Scotland mate and its a village called Tomintoul which is in the highlands when we get snow we get snow

    now thats proper snow selecta ...........

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