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      12-19-2010, 05:52 AM   #67
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+1.

With only 2 Nokian on the rear wheels, it's like night and day.
With Summer tires I could get stuck on a parking spot , now I can get going from a full-stop on the ice-covered steep incline to my house, DTC-on the X1 Sdrive barely indicates any wheel spin.

Just AMAZIN' !!!
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      12-19-2010, 05:36 PM   #68
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Living in the northern Europe i have often bought Nokian winter tyres but on my X1 car dealer included the Yokohama iceguard Ig30 and I'm impressed with the grip!!

http://217.69.88.27/Products.33.0.html&no_cache=1&tx_yokotyres_pi2[showUid]=1&tx_yokotyres_pi2[tyres_L0]=1&tx_yokotyres_pi2[tyres_L1]=6&tx_yokotyres_pi2[tyre]=44&cHash=8b09545ad4
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      12-19-2010, 06:54 PM   #69
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this is what works in norway. nokian hakka 7
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Well, there ya go !! Metal spikes !!

Those are not street-legal in the UK, France, Germany.... and probably a few more countries...
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I agree, absolutely amazed about the performance of my X1 in 30cm + of snow this last week. I have normal all weather 225/50/17 tyres on my XDrive and have not had any hint of a problem on powder, slush or ice.

Seriously, stunned to say the least. Oh and I also live up a very steep hill.

I think the only thing that would stop my X1 in the snow is if its too deep and you start ploughing.

PS: Don't have a pic with the X1 in it but these were the conditions at the house yesterday !

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Thanks for the pic Mario. This is exactly the type of snowfall that I was interested in seeing and how the X1 performed in it.
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"Normal" All Weather (aka all seasons) are already much better than Summer tires !
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