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      10-21-2008, 01:58 PM   #1
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When and at what temp should I put on winter tires?

it about 45-50 now in boston... feedback is appreciated
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      10-21-2008, 02:54 PM   #2
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I live in the Boston area too and I usually change mine over the day after Thanksgiving.
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I live in the Boston area too and I usually change mine over the day after Thanksgiving.
me too, or on Thanksgiving morning...
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winter tires perform well under 7C
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got it thanks I'll do min around that time....
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Did mine already, I figure the temp is already getting down to 30 degrees soon so it could snow. Once I went mid October to get my snows put on a few years ago and it snowed on the way there lol. Figure better safe than sorry and plus my winter rims are BBS lol.
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I drove to work yesterday morning and the temp in the car read 30F...
You should have heard those tires howling in protest...
They did'nt like it...
I've seen people use winter tires all year round, but not the other way around!
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I live in the Boston area too and I usually change mine over the day after Thanksgiving.
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Ok, someone told me that some places will store your summer wheels for you. If that is true, anyone know of a place that does that?

Thanks!
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Ok, someone told me that some places will store your summer wheels for you. If that is true, anyone know of a place that does that?

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storage. lol

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and as far as putting winter tires on.. thanksgiving is the latest i would think.. its already feeling like winter
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Nikki how what sizes are your tires on the BBS wheels for winter? Do they perform well in winters? I'm very tempted to get 225/40/18 winter tires for my BBS CH.

I don't look forward the stock 16" wheels I have winter tires on right now.
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I run 225/40/18 and 255/35/18 in the winter w/ hankook W300 tires, they perform decent with traction control half-on. Anything over 5 inches of snow and my bumpers pushing anyway.
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