You're running studded snows in NYC? Completely unnecessary, I get through deep snow just fine with my studless Blizzak WS60s - and I mean 20"+ of snow. Studded snows I could understand if you lived in Colorado, Maine, Montana, the Dakotas, etc.
1997 Aston Martin DB7 - Merlot Red
1999 Dinan S3-M3 Convertible - Titanium Silver
2008 Mini Cooper S Convertible Sidewalk
2011 F25 X3 xDrive35i - loaded w/19's
2011 BMW 328i - Space Gray on Saddle Brown