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Old 12-26-2007, 02:19 PM   #11
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Same here rain and small storm we had in NYC no traction at all! Coming fronm a yukon its hard
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Old 12-27-2007, 07:46 PM   #12
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yesterday in Quebec we've got a MAJOR snowstorm(1 1/2 feet) and i have to admit that the stock firestone runs very well in the heavy snow, sure winter tires are the best i couldn't denied that but i was really amazed with my stock tires.
If you're "amazed" at the stock tires in snow/ice conditions, then you'll be flat astonished at how your HHR drives with a set of high-end winter tires, such as Bridgestone's "Blizzak" brand.

I have compared other brands of winter tires on a snow and ice covered test track and found Bridgestones to be marginally better and way better than ordinary tires with mud/snow-rated treads.
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Old 03-03-2008, 06:29 PM   #13
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Snow TIre Performance

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I feel the need to remind you to read you owners manual...
[B]Snow chains are not an option[B]
Not enough wheel clearance with the stock 17inch
I have an 07 2LT, 2.4 Auto, all stock ..
I live in central Ca,, so wont see snow much,,
although I am driving to Reno this coming weekend and that
requires driving up to 6800 ft elevation over Donner Pass,,,
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Old 10-03-2009, 06:05 PM   #14
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Tire Chains!

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I feel the need to remind you to read you owners manual...
[B]Snow chains are not an option[B]
Not enough wheel clearance with the stock 17inch
I have an 07 2LT, 2.4 Auto, all stock ..
I live in central Ca,, so wont see snow much,,
although I am driving to Reno this coming weekend and that
requires driving up to 6800 ft elevation over Donner Pass,,,
I often drive in very bad snow conditions-skiing in the northwest-across to Idaho-passes etc.

this is my first winter with my HHR.

As for CHAINS------you can NOT put chains on an HHR? Chains are often required by law enforcement on the passes!

And-does this include/mean the small cable chains? I sure hope they will work-they make your car into a tank in bad conditions!

I appreciate any replies to this issue!

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Old 10-03-2009, 06:34 PM   #15
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From reading more-I understand that the reason for the chains not working is from the strut/business side of the tires.

Would these thule chains work? Again-I want to reiterate that occasionally on mountain passes the state patrol REQUIRES chains-and is more than happy to pull everyone over without them.

Here is a link to the thules...they only mount to the outside of your tire-

http://www.autoanything.com/driving-...A4339A0A0.aspx
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