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    87 Grand National
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    Sxl kia in snow

    Post by 87 Grand National on 12/4/2013, 11:47 am

    With my 13 kia optima SXL 18s and those crappy hancook tires any snow and I might as well walk. No traction at all


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    Post by BlwnL36 on 12/4/2013, 11:47 am

    That's what I've been hearing....


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    Re: Sxl kia in snow

    Post by Robfrmny21 on 12/4/2013, 11:55 am

    Get some snow tires bro


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    Re: Sxl kia in snow

    Post by 87 Grand National on 12/4/2013, 12:01 pm

    I could but ill just drive the murano when it snows


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    Post by BlwnL36 on 12/4/2013, 12:45 pm

    i see you were in the 3800 game. So was I. I had a grand prix GT that i put the SSm90 on. After hurti8ng the motor i built it. Trans by Tim King... Miss her too.... lol Hence my username...BLWNL36


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    Re: Sxl kia in snow

    Post by 2-0 Terror on 12/4/2013, 2:19 pm

    Worst tires ever. Don't even try them in more than slushy conditions. They are dangerous!

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    Post by 87 Grand National on 12/4/2013, 2:26 pm

    Yup slushy right now and horrid is being nice

    Yes had 3 of them. 1st was a 98 gtp with bolt ons. Then the 04 comp G was sick. Around 20g in parts not to mention it was on its 3rd tranny and swapped motor that was blown


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    Post by BlwnL36 on 12/4/2013, 4:05 pm

    87 Grand National wrote:Yup slushy right now and horrid is being nice

    Yes had 3 of them. 1st was a 98 gtp with bolt ons. Then the 04 comp G was sick. Around 20g in parts not to mention it was on its 3rd tranny and swapped motor that was blown
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    Nice to see someone else that had a W-body.


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    Post by Manofsteel1126 on 12/4/2013, 5:15 pm

    Had had 02 grand prix gtp with the turbo kit, umm ya dropped to much money on it miss it like hell but tranny couldnt handle the added power nor the front end. So ya no more

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    Post by BlwnL36 on 12/4/2013, 5:23 pm

    Manofsteel1126 wrote:Had had 02 grand prix gtp with the turbo kit, umm ya dropped to much money on it miss it like hell but tranny couldnt handle the added power nor the front end. So ya no more
    I had the z7 kit on mine too... Miss that whine... Turbo made more power, but that whine was awesome... Nothing like a ported Eaton!


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    Re: Sxl kia in snow

    Post by tooslow on 12/4/2013, 5:32 pm

    No traction issues with Michelin X-Ice. But then again I don't have an SUV as a back up vehicle. The Odyssey runs on Bridgestone Blizzaks and they are excellent as well.


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    Re: Sxl kia in snow

    Post by lobstah24 on 12/4/2013, 5:33 pm

    I put Hankook Winter IPikes on mine. They were pricey but well worth it. Up here in ND the snow can really pile up. I have yet to get stuck.


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    Re: Sxl kia in snow

    Post by VadersRide on 12/4/2013, 5:47 pm

    87 Grand National wrote:With my 13 kia optima SXL 18s and those crappy hancook tires any snow and I might as well walk. No traction at all
    I gotta tell ya....these are the first set of hankook's I ever had on any car and all I keep saying is THEY SUCK ASS!!!!!

    I don't know ow this company stays in business....and they are EXPENSIVE!!!!

    I tell everyone I know to avoid this brand like the plague!!!!


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    Re: Sxl kia in snow

    Post by 87 Grand National on 12/4/2013, 7:44 pm

    I had the genV ported, ported heads big cam. Friend of mine swapped his regal gs to a pt 67 turbo and dynod 500 something whp


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    Re: Sxl kia in snow

    Post by BlwnL36 on 12/5/2013, 7:51 am

    87 Grand National wrote:I had the genV ported, ported heads big cam. Friend of mine swapped his regal gs to a pt 67 turbo and dynod 500 something whp
    Same here. Lol. Zzp was good to me.


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