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Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-14-2011, 11:09 AM
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Posted By Sarge
Re: Unsure about snow performance

Exactly. What most people fail to consider is that the tire - specifically the contact patch of the tire, is the most important part of their vehicle. The best tires improve even the worst vehicle...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-12-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 18,464
Posted By Sarge
Re: Unsure about snow performance

In practice, it absolutely does. What's your opinion of Stephen Hawking's latest theories. Because your opinion, however ignorant, should be heard.



Well, your introductory line of 'stop...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-11-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 18,464
Posted By Sarge
Re: Unsure about snow performance

I've had quite a few Audi's over the years, and your comment brings to light another aspect of snow travel: Lighter vehicles turn/stop better than heavier vehicles, because there's less mass in...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-11-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 18,464
Posted By Sarge
Re: Unsure about snow performance

No, not particularly thin-skinned, but that much should be self evident at this point. :)
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-11-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 18,464
Posted By Sarge
Re: Unsure about snow performance

It is entirely dependent on the operating conditions - that is the point. However, it does bear mentioning that most people are typically driving at 5/10's of their vehicles tractive capability in...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-11-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 18,464
Posted By Sarge
Re: Unsure about snow performance

I'm just reading what you wrote:



You say your family has never bought snow tires, so... you have no meaningful experience from which to opine, right? If, for instance you'd said "We used to...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-10-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 18,464
Posted By Sarge
Re: Unsure about snow performance

I would look at the Nokian WRG2 SUV all season tires. They won't get worn out driving around the coastal climate, but will perform better than any other all season tire in the snow.
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-10-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 18,464
Posted By Sarge
Re: Unsure about snow performance

So you're saying you don't know any better, but you drive really slow. Great. I love you. So do the other fifty cars in the parade behind you. That's the 'menace' part. I'm not kidding.

You can...
Forum: Grand Cherokee - WK2 - 02-08-2011, 12:15 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 18,464
Posted By Sarge
Re: Unsure about snow performance

There seems to be a lot of ignorance, or, more politely... "overestimation" of what "all season tires" are designed to do. They're not particularly good in any season, but if you live where the roads...
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