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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 03-09-2008, 04:40 PM Thread Starter
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Snow Tires?

Just got a new G5 coupe, and figured I'd get a set of snow tires with steelies next fall. We've had quite a snow storm over the couple of days. Took it out yesterday and the stock all seasons (205-55-16) were terrible, so much so I turned around and switched with my old rear wheel drive Buick, which doesn't even have snows.

Made a few calls and nobody has snows left that will fit. Will have to wait to the fall (no sweat). My question is, should I get 16's, or go to 15's (and if so, what size)?

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 03-09-2008, 04:50 PM
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On average, smaller wheels and tires are cheaper to buy, one advantage of them. Does your car have the Aluminum 16's? I don't even know if they're an option on the G5's...anyways, if you have nice wheels like that, buy some used 15" steelies off a Cobalt/Ion/G5 owner and mount 15" snow tires on them for winter.
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