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Have you switched to your winter tires yet? It's starting to get a little cold here in Chicago. Temps are toying with the 30s now. Some areas, rain is turning into sleet. Flurries this coming Sun-Monday.

What do ya think should we switch tires yet?
Or we should be fine till the first real snowfall?
 

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i im in chicago and its damn cold out.

im not buying any tires for the winter cause first.

1.chicago plows its street pretty damn good (thanks Daley)
2.I'm parking my IS everyday it snows or is projected to snow (not taking any chances)
3.i just dont have the money right now to dish out 800 bucks for new crap now, especially since christmas is coming

but im loving it now untill it snows

IS is suweeet

later
 

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mccarlin,
you better hope you never get stuck in the middle of a storm during traffic hours. They can't shovel much during those hours.

Do you have the 16" all seasons or 17" summer only tires?
 

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i got the 17"s

i wont be drivin it that much in general in the winter cause i have my beater winter car to use.

i have to watch the miles i put on too cause i work pretty far (bout 50 miles round trip)

id like to keep it a while ya know

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anyone try their IS is snow yet?? better yet...anyone caught in that wild snow storm a couple of weeks ago where they closed down some stretches of highways?? just curious how the traction is!
 

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Don't need snowtires. Got a nice 97' Grand Cherokee to drive around when the snow hits. Also parking the IS for Jan, Feb, and March. I'm gonna miss driving the IS and Crx =(
 

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yeah i know,

i'll be missing my IS in the winter too

I sneak it out really late at night for a little run when its dry out though.

got to keep the engine LUBED!!!!!!!!

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I hate you guys...wish I had a third car.
my wife automatically wins the explorer in the winter. In fact she wins the Lexus in the summer from me most of the time too.

I just can't win.
 

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looks like its time to invest in a 500 dollar wonder for the winter.

beat the hell out of it then drive it off a cliff or somthing in the spring


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