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    Quote Originally Posted by tirebob View Post
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    Apparently Continental has come out with a tire built and designed exclusively for the Canadian market called the IceContact XTRM. It will have the option to purchase with factory coated and molded in TriStar Tikka studs from Finland and apparently all reports suggest these will be a killer, ultra-premium tier product. It will be interesting to get some real world feedback on these.

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    I was hoping they would bring their IceContact3 to N/A. As that tire performed quite well in reviews.

    https://www.continental-tires.com/ca...s/icecontact-3

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    Quote Originally Posted by HiSpec View Post
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    I was hoping they would bring their IceContact3 to N/A. As that tire performed quite well in reviews.

    https://www.continental-tires.com/ca...s/icecontact-3
    I think there is quite a bit of tech from that tire into this new one with a few tweaks.
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    I have the vikingcontact 7 and they were excellent last winter. Great for maneuvering around the morons on shaganppi and 14th st.

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    I had the hakka 9 studded on my 2015 X5 and of all the winter tires I've had, hands down, they were the best I've used, including R3.

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    I am going the other way from hakka 9 to r3. Loved the studs but the last few winters have been mild. Maybe I follow what maxboost is doing and get the ws90.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The_Rural_Juror View Post
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    I am going the other way from hakka 9 to r3. Loved the studs but the last few winters have been mild. Maybe I follow what maxboost is doing and get the ws90.
    From wildflower ranch? No way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 03ozwhip View Post
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    From wildflower ranch? No way.
    Slick people rather than slick roads.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tirebob View Post
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    The Duratrac for example was designed and built by Goodyear working with the oil patch in mind. They apparently spent six months working within the oil industry in Canada to build a tire that they wanted and it took off like wildfire.
    How do you like the the duratrac's on the truck in winter ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by rvd View Post
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    How do you like the the duratrac's on the truck in winter ?
    I was pleasantly surprised! I‘d drive in from Water Valley every day and back again on unplowed backroads, compact snow and all kinds of shit without issue. Don’t get me wrong though... On the real icy stuff my winter took it up a notch, but they were totally manageable and wicked in snow!
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    Quote Originally Posted by tirebob View Post
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    Apparently Continental has come out with a tire built and designed exclusively for the Canadian market called the IceContact XTRM. It will have the option to purchase with factory coated and molded in TriStar Tikka studs from Finland and apparently all reports suggest these will be a killer, ultra-premium tier product. It will be interesting to get some real world feedback on these.

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    I'll rush out to buy anything Continental right after I get my next set of consumer (non PSS or Cup Sport) Michelin tires so I can report back. Stay tuned for my results when Hell freezes over.
    In the meantime, it's Blizzaks for eternity.

    As long as Calgary drivers actually purchase WINTER tires, I guess I'm still for it - even if Continental... It hurts me to say that!

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    Quote Originally Posted by tirebob View Post
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    I was pleasantly surprised! I‘d drive in from Water Valley every day and back again on unplowed backroads, compact snow and all kinds of shit without issue. Don’t get me wrong though... On the real icy stuff my winter took it up a notch, but they were totally manageable and wicked in snow!
    I've got Duratracs on my beater work Suburban and can concur with Bob, only noticeable thing was tire noise on dry roads - they certainly are not the quietest tire I've ever ran.

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    Quote Originally Posted by speedog View Post
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    I've got Duratracs on my beater work Suburban and can concur with Bob, only noticeable thing was tire noise on dry roads - they certainly are not the quietest tire I've ever ran.
    You just need more engine to cover up the tire noise

    I love my duratracs year round, really liked them on my jeep too. Never really left me wanting for more tire except on sheer ice.

    I guess if you really wanted to you could run studded duratracs in the winter and have another non studded set for summer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by killramos View Post
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    You just need more engine to cover up the tire noise

    I love my duratracs year round, really likes them on my jeep too. Never really left me wanting for more tire except on sheer ice.

    I guess if you really wanted to you could run studded duratracs in the winter and have another non studded set for summer.
    Nah, I just need to get places - I'd actually get a 50-60-70's vintage Suburban in beater looking condition but they're damn near impossible to find.

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    Quote Originally Posted by speedog View Post
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    I've got Duratracs on my beater work Suburban and can concur with Bob, only noticeable thing was tire noise on dry roads - they certainly are not the quietest tire I've ever ran.
    See that is funny because mine are not noisy in the least! I suspect many people do not realize they have maybe worn theirs a little lumpy over time and then any aggressive tire is going to get noisy, but new they should not be a noisy tire at all. I guess though driving a Suburban is like a giant speaker box behind you reflecting noise everywhere! lol!
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    Quote Originally Posted by tirebob View Post
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    See that is funny because mine are not noisy in the least! I suspect many people do not realize they have maybe worn theirs a little lumpy over time and then any aggressive tire is going to get noisy, but new they should not be a noisy tire at all. I guess though driving a Suburban is like a giant speaker box behind you reflecting noise everywhere! lol!
    Mine were even noisier when they were new.

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    I really have never noticed any noise on either my wrangler or Sierra with duratracs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by speedog View Post
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    Mine were even noisier when they were new.
    Weird... Maybe you just have that dog hearing that can pick up on noise frequencies outside the norm?
    Bob Blakeborough

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