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      03-03-2011, 03:08 PM   #1
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summer tires back on????

for those running winter tires, looks like it is time to put summer tires back on!!!! i will probably have it done by end of this month.
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      03-04-2011, 05:19 AM   #2
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Summer setup

Same boat in here...

Last year we got a good couple of inchs in March. I have the contis as summer setup and the recommended temps range is from 40s upward according to my shop.

I am running the mich all season as the winter setup, so I can probably wait till end April.
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      03-04-2011, 07:16 AM   #3
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      03-04-2011, 12:45 PM   #4
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you know it will snow soon after your put your summers back on right
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      03-04-2011, 12:46 PM   #5
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I think we are in the clear with the Snow but i would wait until the end of March just to be safe.
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      03-04-2011, 01:38 PM   #6
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you know it will snow soon after your put your summers back on right
hahha i know right, but i highly doubt it.
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Might still get some ice in the AM... There was frost on my windows at 7 AM today.
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      03-04-2011, 07:07 PM   #8
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I normally swap them back Easter Week-End
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      03-04-2011, 10:54 PM   #9
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A safe time of regular above 40 degree temps are around when cherry blossoms come out.

I'll wait until late April myself this year, I'm trying to stretch out my current all-seasons as long as possible and I have 1 road trip left.
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      03-07-2011, 05:37 PM   #10
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thank god i still have my winter tires on, it was snowing pretty bad when i was driving to charlestown last night, lol
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yup both yesterday and this AM some pretty serious ice. I'm thinking 2-3 weeks until the Volks go back on.
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There's too much crap on the ground still that the summer tires will pick up and throw everywhere, hold off at least another month
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      03-09-2011, 01:29 PM   #13
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Never took mine off. Drove on summer's all winter long with no issues.
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      03-09-2011, 03:35 PM   #14
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Never took mine off. Drove on summer's all winter long with no issues.
it only takes once for you to see how much you need them .... I've got the blizzaks till the end of the month!
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Yea I drove mine once in Germany when it was cold because I had to get it out for shipping. With the summers on it was downright scary. I actually felt like I was going to just slide into a ditch a few times. Very dangerous, but I had to drive it to Frankfurt to get it dropped off for shipping.

I have driven it a few times here, but only when it gets really warm (like 70+ during the day). Other times I just drive my other AWD vehicle.
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      03-12-2011, 10:20 AM   #16
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Temps are still 40's and I'm waiting for the new michelin's coming in april

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