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Old 01-03-2018, 05:16 AM   #15
Drives: 2013 ZL1
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Originally Posted by Balr14 View Post
I have been using Blizzaks on my cars since 1993, all have been either rear wheel drive muscle or sports cars. I buy a cheap set of narrower smaller rims to mount them on. That is really the secret to driving these cars in snow. Tall, narrow tires are much better in snow than wide tires with no sidewall. My present winter ride is a Lexus 430 SC, which normally uses 18" or 19" rims that are pretty wide. For my Blizzaks I use 16" Toyota wheels.
I'll go one further (for snow driving):

A narrow tire with an aggressive winter tread is best for snow traction.
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Old 01-05-2018, 12:37 PM   #16
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I got the whole setup for about 500 bucks all said and done, much less than I thought it would be. I don't plan on taking this car out in the snow deliberately, I mainly got these because it gets quite cold around my parts (currently in the single digits/teens), and in the event that it started snowing i would be able to at least get home. Comparing against the eagle F1's, it's a massive step in the right direction. Maybe next year I'll look into narrower rims (recommendations welcome)
Current: 2015 ZL1 M6, Rotofab, VMAX Throttle body, 2.55 Upper/8.86 Lower Pulleys, ID1050X, 1 7/8" Headers, 614rwhp/616rwtq
Past: 2010 2SS, some bolt ons, 415rwhp/400rwtq
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