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#16 Old 10-03-2013, 09:03 AM
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Sure is a great idea...if you're a baller lol!


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Why is it any more expensive? Used wheels are cheap and changing 4 with the jack and wrench in your trunk is like 30 minutes work tops, less if you have a few bucks for a floor jack, breaker bar, and torque wrench. Tire wise, you only drive on the summers in the summer and the winters in the winter so it's not like you're magically ever wearing out two sets at once.

So with a spare set of wheels you could easily re-sell for what you pay for em and two sets of tires you won't wear any faster than a single set of all seasons, you're really not looking at substantially more money for two separate sets. Changing tires twice a year is less work than an oil change.

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Mosc, you're killin' me buddy lol! If the guy doesn't have the money for a set of summer wheels, what makes you think he's got the money for winter wheels + tires, then another set of summer wheels? Lol...

It's about being realistic and presenting what fits for the OP with any given topic/thread, not what would "be best" in a theoretical world. Just sayin...

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Your car has all seasons and a set of wheels. You buy a set of used wheels ~$200 and a set of summer tires. You drive on them over the summer, NOT your all seasons. This saves you wear on your all seasons. Then you swap to the all seasons in the winter.

If your all seasons are shot, great! Perfect time to do this! Don't buy new all seasons, buy winter tires and put them on your current wheels. Then sometime before summer track down some cheap wheels and hunt for a good deal on summer tires. Do your job right and it'll be cheaper than buying some expensive all seasons now.

Don't talk to me like $200 is an astronomical amount of money. You're not driving around an elantra, there's a turbo under your hood. Why waste it on shitty all seasons rubber? If you can't afford that, you have no business owning a WRX.

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^Listen to this guy OP lol^

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