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I have a 2009 with SP. I live in Northern Delaware. I need tires badly and saved up enough that I could get the Michelin PSS's. which I have wanted

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Old 11-10-2012, 03:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a 2009 with SP. I live in Northern Delaware. I need tires badly and saved up enough that I could get the Michelin PSS's. which I have wanted for a long time. The problem is the Z is my DD so there is a chance that I may have to deal with some driving in the snow, not alot , just enough to get me home from work etc. I have enough vacation time that I would not have to drive it in a large amount of snowfall. I know the PSS is strictly a summer tire. I am considering buying a set of all season tires to get through about March but I don't want to sacrafice performance. Would an all season tire be really that much better or should I just go ahead and go for the PSS's. We could have a cold , snowy winter or a mild winter ( like last year ) around here so I just don't know what to do. A tire guy suggested trying the General G-max all season tires which are way cheaper and still have a reasonable amount of performance. I am just stuck on what to do.
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In your position I would buy the safest tire for the winter since it is your daily driver. Why put yourself or others at risk? Then I would watch this forum like a hawk for a set of spare rims to use during the summer. Even if it is a another set of Stock Rays. I dont see how this is even a hard choice. SAFETY FIRST!

You could get a nice set of used tires just to make it thru the winter even and save some money.
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Continental DWS is what you want then.
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Continental DWS is the tire. I run them year round. Great tire.
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I recently went from having 255's in the back as a rear tire size..

Got some 275's now. Only paid $140 each from discount tire. I have 3x as much traction now. They fit on the stock 18's. Cant even spin out of first gear anymore!
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Got my Continentals (DWS) at Els in Glagow. They gave me the best price and had no issues with the install. Give them a call.
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