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Old 07-22-2003, 05:21 PM   #1
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How hard would it be for me to buy a set of 17's with summer tires for summer. Then when winter season comes around have my tires rotated and have the summer tires changed to winter tires and so on.... through a few seasons? Or would I just be better off keeping the stockers for snow tires??/

Would this be bad for the Tires? Wheels? Car? or all?
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Old 07-22-2003, 05:25 PM   #2
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It will be expensive to have it done right. To have it done cheap would prolly leave your rims all scratched up.
The stockers are pretty good in the snow anyway. I actually bought stockers to go on my WRX for the winter cuz it came with 17's and summer tires.
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Old 07-22-2003, 07:56 PM   #3
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I did the exact same thing
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Old 07-22-2003, 08:26 PM   #4
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I'm being charged about $100 for a four tire swap and balance. That get's old fast!
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Old 07-22-2003, 08:33 PM   #5
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Whoa! $100.00! That is enough for me to keep my stockers right there.

Thanks for the help guys.
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Old 07-23-2003, 02:51 PM   #6
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Whoa! $100.00! That is enough for me to keep my stockers right there.

Thanks for the help guys.
that's $100.00 twice a year
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Old 07-24-2003, 07:38 AM   #7
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So now you are going to back out from selling me your stock wheels after you said you would.

If you buy your tires from discount and get the warranty they swap winters and summers for free. It's also only $60 to pay for it not $100.
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Old 07-24-2003, 09:20 PM   #8
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How hard would it be for me to buy a set of 17's with summer tires for summer. Then when winter season comes around have my tires rotated and have the summer tires changed to winter tires and so on.... through a few seasons? Or would I just be better off keeping the stockers for snow tires??/

Would this be bad for the Tires? Wheels? Car? or all?
Why not get summer tires with your new 17" wheels and keep the stock 16"wheels and tires for winter? It's pretty eazy to switch wheels yourself.

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Old 07-25-2003, 09:22 AM   #9
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The stockers are pretty good in the snow anyway. I actually bought stockers to go on my WRX for the winter cuz it came with 17's and summer tires.
You do just mean the 16" rim and not those horrible re92's. I use stock rims and Nokia NWR's for winter, excellent combo IMHO.
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