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"I want to buy snow tires for my car"

It's a rear-wheel drive sedan, and I have trouble getting up hills, especially when I start from a dead stop. Love the car, but need better traction!

wanted by: timfou (22) in Boston, MA 02111 +
updated on: July 22, 2011, 1:05 a.m. (6 years, 3 months ago)
posted on: Feb. 4, 2011, 2:14 p.m. (6 years, 8 months ago)
tags: auto car snow tires winter
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Re: I want to buy snow tires for my car

Hi timfou,

I had the same problem when I got my rear-wheel drive sedan. After one winter with all season tires, I bought a set of Bridgestone Blizzak WS70 winter tires. Now, every winter from around the end of November to the end of March I have these tires on my car instead of my All Season tires.

I found that the site TireRack was the easiest place to price shop and compare features, tire ratings and reviews. I also bought a second set of rims to mount the snow tires on. TireRack made it easy to pick a local auto repair shop to ship the tires and rims to, so they could mount and balance them and then install them on my car.

All in all, they did a great job getting me the product information that I wanted as well as coordinating the shipping with my local mechanic. Plus, since I was shopping online, I felt that I was able to research and get the best price for the snow tires. Check them out, if you are so inclined.
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