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Old 01-03-2013, 05:36 AM
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Im running the Winterforce UV's in the stock 245/70/17 and I must say I was skeptical of winter tires but these are unstoppable, the tread pattern also lets you get a little muddy
Those winterforce are the cats ass in the snow

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While my WJ is in the shop I'm driving my brother in-law's 2wd long box standard cab Chevy...he's got the winter force tires on it ...if I ever buy dedicated winter tires that's what they will be ! These things are awesome on snow and ice

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Re: Better traction in snow?

My sister-in-law is from Japan, she had mentioned that its fairly normal for them to just have a spare set of winter only tires (not rim and tire sets) and get them in stalled for the season. Just a thought.
With those winterforce tires, Chicago winter 2011 was pretty heavy I took a lunch break to go look at all the suck cars even saw a stuck police car, couldn't help as I had to get back to work. Some snow drifts were up to the hood, plowed right on through.
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Old 01-03-2013, 11:35 AM
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My sister-in-law is from Japan, she had mentioned that its fairly normal for them to just have a spare set of winter only tires (not rim and tire sets) and get them in stalled for the season. Just a thought.
With those winterforce tires, Chicago winter 2011 was pretty heavy I took a lunch break to go look at all the suck cars even saw a stuck police car, couldn't help as I had to get back to work. Some snow drifts were up to the hood, plowed right on through.
It sounds like you had good experiences with winter tires. Which tire would you rather have the winter force, or the Blizzaks.
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Old 01-08-2013, 12:05 AM
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I'm looking for a little advise on how to keep better traction in the snow.
Just buy yourself a set winter tires on wheels. You will get at least 4 winters out of them. They take about 20-30 min to change yourself in the drive way and provide you with a larger margin of safety. The difference between all terrain and winter tires is night and day! 4wd helps to get you going but it's the tires that stop you.

I am currently running Goodyear Ultragrip Ice WRT and am impressed with them. I am also running the Goodyear Silent Armor in the other months and while better than stock tires they are still no match for the winters. Sorry if it sounds like I'm preaching, I'm just a believer in winter tires. They have saved my butt more than once.
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Re: Better traction in snow?

throw some weight in the back. cheap and will likely solve the problem, you also mentioned you seem to be sliding more than you are used to, does this vehicle have a limited slip rear? that could be causing the sliding
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Re: Better traction in snow?

Winterforce next time, I have have the Blizzaks now.
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Old 01-08-2013, 02:10 PM
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Winterforce next time, I have have the Blizzaks now.
So you feel the Winterforce are better than the Blizzaks?
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Old 01-08-2013, 07:07 PM
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So you feel the Winterforce are better than the Blizzaks?
I feel they are, I believe the winterforces UV have more of a A\T winter tread allows you to get a little muddy
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Re: Better traction in snow?

Ok I was sttled on the Blizzaks, but I'll give them a look before I do anything thanks.
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Re: Better traction in snow?

Winterforce is a better tire. I've used both. Studded Winterforce on all four corners of two front wheel drive Fusions. I am impressed with the Winterforce. The Blizzaks haven't provided the same feel or confidence in the snow.
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