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Old 11-15-2018, 07:42 PM
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I was on the fence between the PA4s and the A/S3s and boy am I glad I went with the PA4s. Other drivers were not kidding when they said they were passing trucks and semis on the highway.

Today was a mixture of ice, sleet, and snow. All three were present in some form or another. This car with these tires performed amazing. It very seldomly got upset. Very little wiggle in the rear when crossing intersection filled with all kinds of crap. There was practically no plowing or salting. My neighborhood easily had 6 inches of snow and the car drove like it was on dry pavement.

Everyone talks about getting a cheap beater for the winter. Well I saw a lot of them, mostly trying to get uphill, sitting on the side of the road, or spun around in a guardrail. Even SUVs, pickups and semis were struggling, sitting in ditches or stuck. This car did not bat an eye. Amazing combination.

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Old 11-15-2018, 07:48 PM
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Glad it drives so well in the snow. One of the reasons I wouldnít drive mine is the idiot that canít drive will slide in to me. Much prefer my truck in that situation. Much easier to get out of the way with all wheel drive.
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Old 11-15-2018, 07:54 PM
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Vette glacier?
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Old 11-15-2018, 07:56 PM
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I live in Easton, right off of 248 and just finished snow blowing my driveway... Im amazed the Vette could move - most normal cars are getting stuck in our 5 inches of heavy snow...

Small World...

PS - Very cool garage floor!
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Old 11-15-2018, 08:00 PM
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Winter tires are wonderful things. That photo is a bit disturbing though.....
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Old 11-15-2018, 08:08 PM
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Winter tires are wonderful things. That photo is a bit disturbing though.....
Yeah,
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Old 11-15-2018, 08:13 PM
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Not disturbing if it's somebody else's, lol. All kidding aside, you know what they say....that these vettes are designed for all seasons including winter. You just happened to have the perfect tires for it. Smart.
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Old 11-15-2018, 08:14 PM
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I donít find it the least bit disturbing. Itís a reminder why I moved away from snow country.
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You were able to buy them in the GS size? I wasn’t aware there were snow tires available for that model. On my c6z, I had a second set of wheels, the rears were narrowed 2” to accommodate snow tires.
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Old 11-15-2018, 08:22 PM
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No way in hell would i drive my C7 in the snow or any type of bad weather. I had to do that with my C5 and it did "okay" ....meaning i never wrecked or nobody died. But the only reason i drove it was my beater car died that year before winter. Since then i have had a reliable DD to go along with whatever vette i have. Also as someone else mentioned, even if i am driving safe, you never know about the average idiot on the road who isn't.
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Old 11-15-2018, 08:27 PM
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Those are great pics! Garage queen owners won't like them, but it proves that it does just fine in bad weather with the right tires and the right driver.
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Old 11-15-2018, 08:28 PM
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My C6 Z06 won't move on wet grass. lol Sometimes I worry a little when driving on the parkway with leaves on the road. Looks like yours did great.
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Old 11-15-2018, 08:34 PM
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Not disturbing to me in the least how/where someone else uses their C7, what disturbs me is someone telling me how I should use mine.
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Not disturbing at all. I got my winter rubber on and with our first brush of snow I was cruising past cars trying to get traction. Meanwhile my X5 (our third car) sits dormant in the driveway.
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Originally Posted by Mayor111 View Post
I live in Easton, right off of 248 and just finished snow blowing my driveway... Im amazed the Vette could move - most normal cars are getting stuck in our 5 inches of heavy snow...

Small World...

PS - Very cool garage floor!
I'm right off of 33 in Tatamy.
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Glad it drives so well in the snow. One of the reasons I wouldnít drive mine is the idiot that canít drive will slide in to me. Much prefer my truck in that situation. Much easier to get out of the way with all wheel drive.
That was my only concern on my 2.5 hour outing. Stayed away from everyone. Especially the ones hauling *** for no reason. I was doing 35 to 40 max on the high highway, which was faster than 95% of people out there. Very stable and responsive. No point of going faster and risking it.
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Old 11-15-2018, 08:55 PM
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You were able to buy them in the GS size? I wasnít aware there were snow tires available for that model. On my c6z, I had a second set of wheels, the rears were narrowed 2Ē to accommodate snow tires.
Michelin Pilot Alpin PA4. Exact size for wide body C7.
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Arctic White Grand Sport baby, the real Arctic White.
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Did you have the car in weather mode?
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