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    Talking Blizzacks Rule!

    Two sand bags in the back and four blizzacks gets me around town like i'm driving a 4x4. I thought it was going to be hard to justify spending $700 on winter tires but i am extrememly happy with them. I would recommend these tires to anyone living in calgary.

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    Ya man I was the same last year. I was a little skeptical about paying $700 for a set of Arctic Alpines but its totally worth it.

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    I have a set of WS50 Blizzaks on the Focus .They're 17's and cost $1200


    But worth every penny !
    Last edited by fast95pony; 10-31-2003 at 02:05 PM.
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    Dude did you ever get hosed

    I'm assuming they are a 215-45-17? They go for $960.00 inc. mounting and balancing at most places.

    Originally posted by fast95pony
    I have a set of WS50 Blizzaks on the Focus .They're 17's and cost $1200


    But worth every penny !

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    Check out the winter tire comparison thread.

    http://forums.beyond.ca/showthread.p...ht=winter+tire

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    Be frickin careful in the dry pavement spots.. You'll kill yourself with those 50's in the dry
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    my Blizzaks are still kickin! ....., still worth every penny, mine only cost $500 though (14's), not nearly as bad as some!
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    where can you pick up some blizzaks? (any of our sponsers?)
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    She's already exhibiting signs of turning into my Mom, I need some sort of legal recourse if a full-blown transformation occurs.

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    Originally posted by 403Gemini
    where can you pick up some blizzaks? (any of our sponsers?)
    Most tire shops will carry it
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    Originally posted by 89coupe
    Dude did you ever get hosed

    I'm assuming they are a 215-45-17? They go for $960.00 inc. mounting and balancing at most places.

    I think I had to get some lug nuts too...add taxes and voila !
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    Originally posted by kevie88
    Be frickin careful in the dry pavement spots.. You'll kill yourself with those 50's in the dry

    Is this from experience , or just what you've read on the 'net ??
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    They do rule indeed. I picked up a good set of 16's for 50 bux, about 50% The rx7 is driving around as if its in awd. Probly the best buy ive ever made


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    They are good but for calgary which doesnt really get alot of snow they are not needed, I just put a set of conti extreme contacts on my e36 havent had a bit of problems in this snow. When the roads dry out they wont wear off like the snow only tires do(although the michelins seemed very good in dry for wear)
    It is amazing how well they(blizzacks) do work in the ice though, I had a set on a awd subaru, was sick lol
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    Default Re: Blizzacks Rule!

    Originally posted by Dave
    Two sand bags in the back and four blizzacks gets me around town like i'm driving a 4x4. I thought it was going to be hard to justify spending $700 on winter tires but i am extrememly happy with them. I would recommend these tires to anyone living in calgary.
    Yeah....thumbsup for blizzaks. They are soooo good for winter, should have got them 2 years ago. Thanks max_boost for hooking me up!! Lol...my front tires are wider than my summer ones....

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    Lugs are a $1.00 each. $960.00 inc. taxes and balancing.


    Originally posted by fast95pony


    I think I had to get some lug nuts too...add taxes and voila !

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    Originally posted by fast95pony
    I have a set of WS50 Blizzaks on the Focus .They're 17's and cost $1200


    But worth every penny !
    I just called Kal-Tire and they have NOTHING left that will fit the new car, aside from some 280-something dollar tires! Screw that!

    I got stuck twice already since picking up the car on Saturday.

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    Originally posted by Davan


    I just called Kal-Tire and they have NOTHING left that will fit the new car, aside from some 280-something dollar tires! Screw that!

    I got stuck twice already since picking up the car on Saturday.
    Talk to Anand at mytires, chances are you will have to go by his shop and see him, he is super busy and doesn't even have time to get the phone.

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    Thanks for the tip! I just called him and got a really good price on a set of Khumo KW-17 winter tires.

    Anyone know anything about these? I'll probably go for them...

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    What size are you looking for DAvan?
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    Stock size is 215/45/17. These ones are 205/50/17. I just called and made the appointment to get them. Tomorrow afternoon. Another reason to book some time off work. woot!

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