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Old 19 December 2010, 08:52   #21
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I did a similar thing a couple of years ago, my whole arm went black!
Condor ferries from Portsmouth or Huelin Renouf shipping from Southampton, but use a different courier to deliver to them, eg Codders would be your best bet I think
Yeah, the Old 'Cod Shift' looks a good service.
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Old 19 December 2010, 09:34   #22
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I used to run Bridgestone ATs (not the usual HTs) on my Shogun with 16’ wheels and they were a great compromise of low road noise with good grip in snow, mud, and on wet grass and slipways.

The Discovery 3 I have now has 19’ wheels which also need extra load tyres because the D3 is a lardy bugger. I was disappointed I couldn’t get Bridgestone ATs in the correct size.

I’ve put a set of General Tire ATs on it now, which were only released a couple of months back.
So far they have proved very good in all the situations above, but I had to take a deep breath when it was time to pay for them.

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So .. are these General AT's on the 19's then ?
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Yeah, the Old 'Cod Shift' looks a good service.
Second that
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What about if you had a spare set of rims just for snow? Can anyone recommend a tyre thats no compromise on grip, ie don't care about noise, road handling, just for doing 20-30 mph on snow covered tarmac?
Insa Turbo special tracks are similar to the Green Anacondas I used to use, The Greenways ripped the snow out back down to tarmac. Would think the Special tracks would be similar.
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Insa Turbo special tracks are similar to the Green Anacondas I used to use, The Greenways ripped the snow out back down to tarmac. Would think the Special tracks would be similar.
I've been looking at those, they would be the ones but I've got a range rover 3 so I need 18" and there's not many MT's around in 18"

Wish I still had my series 3 lightweight sometimes
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I've been looking at those, they would be the ones but I've got a range rover 3 so I need 18" and there's not many MT's around in 18"

Wish I still had my series 3 lightweight sometimes
What you fitting them on?
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What you fitting them on?
You mean what car or what rims? Range rover '02 (first of the new type), haven't bought any rims yet, wanted some tough as old boots steel rims but n/a in 18". I believe that's minimum diameter to fit the car. It's got 20" sport rims at the mo
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It must be pretty soft snow for any MT to "rip it down to tarmac" - unless they have studs fitted any tyres I have ever owned will just polish up a nice icy surface!
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It must be pretty soft snow for any MT to "rip it down to tarmac" - unless they have studs fitted any tyres I have ever owned will just polish up a nice icy surface!
The snow had been compacted a bit by a few cars going over it, the tread just went straight through it.
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