Tag: snow tires

26 Posts

Jun 01, 1998

Can I put snow tires on just the two rear wheels of my rear-wheel drive Lexus?

Dear Car Talk

I drive a Lexus LS We live in the country and have a long steep driveway the driveway from hell when there is snow and ice And no paving it is not an option My Lexus has rear-wheel drive so...

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Feb 01, 1996

Can two snow tires do the job of four?

Dear Car Talk

I drive a ' Infiniti G and experience the same problem with snow that was described several months ago by the owner of a blue Saturn i e the car slides all over the place in the snow You suggested...

snow tires

Jan 01, 1995

Which do better in the snow: fat or skinny tires?

Dear Car Talk

I was talking to my co-worker Roger the other day and he was saying that narrower tires are better in the snow than wider tires He says the narrower tires will sink down through the snow and grip the pavement...

winter snow tires

Jan 01, 1995

No need to trade in your car, just get a set of snow tires.

Dear Car Talk

Help Our beautiful blue Saturn--which we think is the best car made in America--has turned on us As soon as the snow hit the car turned into some kind of snow monster It goes all over the road Everybody else...

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Aug 01, 1994

I have an ' Toyota Celica GTS I have been...

Dear Car Talk

I have an ' Toyota Celica GTS I have been told by three different mechanics that even if I put snow tires on the car my car will still not perform satisfactorily in the snow because the car is too...

winter snow tires

May 01, 1991

Focus on those other 362 days, Charlotte!

Dear Car Talk

I have a Acura Integra with a -speed manual transmission and miles on it's original tires It's a great car and handles beautifully of the time but the tires have poor traction in fresh snow It was a problem again...

snow tires