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12-02-2010 08:36 AM
JLausch
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Originally Posted by Champ View Post
Do they make 19" snow tires?
Yeah Dunlop, Bridgestone, and Pirelli make snows for the factory 19 size on the Aero, i believe Nokian does as well but i cant verify that atm. The Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 2 is available for it as well, which is pretty damn good in the snow for an all season tire.
12-01-2010 07:29 PM
Dudethe9-5isfast
Have you had that Geo Metro longer than any of you Saab at this point ?

Have you had that Geo Metro longer than any of you Saab at this point ?
betcha my wife's prius would outdrag your metro... lol is you have a sand dial


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Originally Posted by BurnsSide42 View Post
My 95' 9000 is sitting - with a dead battery I need to charge it up again and make room in the garage for the 86' then put the 95' in my driveway for winter - alas, I should invest in a car cover too I think. The vintage is mad at me also with a dead battery (first time ever) and it's packed with a 9000 Aero rear seat since well... spring inside the garage. It's awaiting fuel lines and more attention yet.

My "Winter Beaters" Consist of a Geo Metro and a Sonoma 2.2 2WD Truck.
11-20-2010 04:55 PM
Moreboost
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Originally Posted by PoisonBeef View Post
But my point is most of the people that drive winter beaters, dont have a car worth saving.*
If i could drive the BMW without it being a hassle i would but now i have an SPG that can blast through snow no problem
11-20-2010 03:16 PM
Champ
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Originally Posted by mySaab900 View Post
I think those should be your summer wheels, and the original Aeros should be your winter wheels. Unless you're gonna get some other AFT wheels for the summer.
Do they make 19" snow tires?
11-19-2010 04:42 AM
BurnsSide42
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Originally Posted by mySaab900 View Post
don't get me wrong, I love those 19" turbines, but I'm just saying that he should use the Turbines as his winter wheels and the black AFT ones as his summer wheels. I just think the black goes great with the white Aero.
I strongly disagree - but that is just my opinion. It's his car - his wheels, he get's to choose I like the turbine wheels much better - I think those black wheels are good enough for a few months of use, anything past that and they would just look annoying to me.

Bump for a nice clean new car!
11-19-2010 02:50 AM
mySaab900 don't get me wrong, I love those 19" turbines, but I'm just saying that he should use the Turbines as his winter wheels and the black AFT ones as his summer wheels. I just think the black goes great with the white Aero.
11-18-2010 05:19 PM
zach9000
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Originally Posted by snowsaab86 View Post
yeah uh no...


he has AWD....why wouldnt he.

looks sick as hell btw!


pssh to each his own
11-18-2010 04:01 PM
jk88
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Originally Posted by mySaab900 View Post
I think those should be your summer wheels, and the original Aeros should be your winter wheels. Unless you're gonna get some other AFT wheels for the summer.
Ditch the 19" turbines? Uh, no.

Sex:

11-18-2010 03:05 PM
mySaab900 I think those should be your summer wheels, and the original Aeros should be your winter wheels. Unless you're gonna get some other AFT wheels for the summer.
11-16-2010 04:21 AM
Hirsch White is not my favorite color for cars, but it works on the new 9-5. Liking the black wheels!
11-04-2010 07:36 PM
AUPilot09 Love it. Black and white works well there. Good lookin car, sir.
11-04-2010 07:09 PM
snowsaab
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Originally Posted by zach9000 View Post
badass. lower it alil =)
yeah uh no...
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Originally Posted by PoisonBeef View Post
Here is the question: Why do you drive your $40k+ brand new car in the snow when there are people on here that wont drive their $6K, 150k mile, 10 year old car past October?
he has AWD....why wouldnt he.

looks sick as hell btw!
11-03-2010 11:24 AM
abdukted1456 that looks fantastic. I would want to see the wheels larger if they were not winter, but they look fantastic. fantastic.


fantastic/
11-02-2010 01:17 PM
TunnanXWD Old joke about the guy in a Miata who zooms into a parking spot ahead of a suburban matron who had been parked waiting for it. "See what you can do with a zippy little sports car?"

She puts the Rover into drive, floors it and crushes the Miata.

"See what you can do when you're rich"

Why no winter beater? I used to have a few cars around. New Jersey is now ruled by the Insurance Mafia and the Equal Opportunity for Lunch Bunch. We now have shared risk and lots of rules.

One rule is that a car has to be registered and insured to own it. Cancel the insurance and the company notifies DMV and wants the tags and registration back. That adds a few hundred a year to the cost of keeping a pleasure car. Most towns have a rule about keeping a car without tags on it in the open.

The only "out" is to have a 25+ year old car and register it as an antique or historic. But then, I think you may have restrictions.
11-02-2010 12:43 PM
Ice Man
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Originally Posted by PoisonBeef View Post
But my point is most of the people that drive winter beaters, dont have a car worth saving.*
I know people who store stock civics for winter... lol what a waste.
11-02-2010 06:27 AM
Champ
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Originally Posted by PoisonBeef View Post
But my point is most of the people that drive winter beaters, dont have a car worth saving.*
My winter vehicle this year costs more than the vehicle I am storing.

You are talking about me

doh.
11-02-2010 05:37 AM
BurnsSide42 My 95' 9000 is sitting - with a dead battery I need to charge it up again and make room in the garage for the 86' then put the 95' in my driveway for winter - alas, I should invest in a car cover too I think. The vintage is mad at me also with a dead battery (first time ever) and it's packed with a 9000 Aero rear seat since well... spring inside the garage. It's awaiting fuel lines and more attention yet.

My "Winter Beaters" Consist of a Geo Metro and a Sonoma 2.2 2WD Truck.
11-02-2010 05:35 AM
stig
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Originally Posted by PoisonBeef View Post
But my point is most of the people that drive winter beaters, dont have a car worth saving.*
In that case, it's because I can

My 9000 is right at that point where it does still look good, but there's enough tiny little problem areas that in one winter of Vermont salt useage... it just wouldn't by spring.

Having it parked also gives me the opportunity to slowly work on things thoughout the winter, instead of rushing jobs to have the car back on the road.

And when spring comes, I bet I could sell my beater for at least 2x what I paid for it... especially with a couple junkyard doors.
11-02-2010 05:20 AM
PoisonBeef But my point is most of the people that drive winter beaters, dont have a car worth saving.*
11-02-2010 02:20 AM
BurnsSide42
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Originally Posted by Castor Troy View Post
because there are people on here who are idiots.

it's a fucking car.
You are partially right - but wrong.

If you have a nice old classic car - why ruin it if you have the means to just drive something else in the horrible weather. Save something worth saving. If the car is already pretty rusty and it's a common car - who cares at that point, but if it's something which would be hard to replace and you want to have it a long time - spare the salt.
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