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Hey, those of you with winter tires, when do you plan on taking them off?

I want to do it now, but I think we may have more snow and the pot holes are ridiculous!

April 1st?
 

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[quote author=popecruz link=topic=138784.msg2991206#msg2991206 date=1236908372]
Hey, those of you with winter tires, when do you plan on taking them off?
I want to do it now, but I think we may have more snow and the pot holes are ridiculous!
April 1st?
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I'm shooting for the first weeks of april. Last year I switched around 3-25, since a meet was coming up, and we still had a few mornings where I was sliding around, not again.
 

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Definitly by April 18th(Mazdafezt)
 

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I'd have mine off now, if I had my car out of the shop. Of course, I need to buy two new tires still...


My rule is, as long as the temp stays above 40*. It is safe to run on my summer tires.
 

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I'm considering taking mine off now. Looks like the highs will be above 45 from here on out with only like 2 days below freezing. Plus I'm only in the car for like 20 mins a day, so if they're a little slick one morning, it's not a huge deal...
 

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[quote author=xsists link=topic=138784.msg2997767#msg2997767 date=1237231951]
Mine are off..
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I'm getting close. Just need my paint, stickers and lines. Damn calipers look like crap with the new rims.
 

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I'm not sure for you guys south of us, but Michigan weather can be so unpredictable at times... I know last couple of years we've encountered a few late snow falls... or ice. Some as late as Easter.
 

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I remember we had some snow on ground in April last year...or maybe the year before. But driving on the i75 today, I could feel the excessive mushiness and greasiness of winter tires. I need a set of allseasons for seasonal transitions. :p
 

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[quote author=popecruz link=topic=138784.msg2991206#msg2991206 date=1236908372]
Hey, those of you with winter tires, when do you plan on taking them off?

I want to do it now, but I think we may have more snow and the pot holes are ridiculous!

April 1st?
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those damn pot holes are killing me...bent one of my rims and my spare...luckily a local shop was able to fix for around $30 each
 

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[quote author=bnwsting97 link=topic=138784.msg2999072#msg2999072 date=1237271045]
[quote author=popecruz link=topic=138784.msg2991206#msg2991206 date=1236908372]
Hey, those of you with winter tires, when do you plan on taking them off?

I want to do it now, but I think we may have more snow and the pot holes are ridiculous!

April 1st?
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those damn pot holes are killing me...bent one of my rims and my spare...luckily a local shop was able to fix for around $30 each
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That happened to me last year around this time. But this year, a truck changed lanes and flung a rock straight through my foglight lens. :(
 

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Since it was 75 yesterday, and on my way home from school I was flyin down the backroads with some crotch rockets, I decided its time for the steelies to go!

Stockers went on today, good to have the real speed3 back heh.

My neighbor saw me switching them, and he said if it snows again he's gonna blame me lol
 

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^^ I switched mine today too, so tell him he can put half the blame on me :)
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pics? I see you powdercoated your rx-8's, /envy
 

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Sucks that I'm the only one still on my winters. Was out today, great weather and I'm rolling on damn steelies. And to make matters worse, the Dunlops felt so mushy taking corners. Felt like I would just slide into the opposing curb.
 
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