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    03 Boxster
    02 VW Jetta
    04 Saturn Vue
    02 Suburban
    76 Glastron CV16
  1. My 2003 base with dws on porsche 16" wheels just sitting in the walmart parking lot. I love the looks I get driving this thing in the snow and cold.
  2. +1 on the continentals Jones, I got the extreme contact dws on a set of porsche 16" wheels. Not sure what car the wheels came from but they just BARLEY fit over the brake calipers. Dragging the hose or pressure washer arent always an option when it drops well below freezing so the gas station "Touchless" car wash has the under body spray and thats as good as she gets. now that its spring I dont really see the big deal either. The continentals make the car very predictable in the snow and very good when its just cold and dry. Im sure actual snow tires would be best however these tires have worked very well for me. I have a set of new summer tires coming so hopefully we are done with the cold for a while. What kind of oil do you all use when the temperature drops? Same year round or does it pay to use a thinner oil during the colder months? Thanks for sharing every one!
  3. Im looking for winter floor mats and weathertech has some great looking ones for the 2005+ boxster. They have ones for the 2004 but are not as nice. Anybody know if they are interchangeable?
  4. That looks sweet with the hard top. Im looking for tires mounted on factory wheels. Youre right, i can swap them myself without mounting and unmounting every season
  5. Those are the tires i want to get. Thanks for the reassurance. Not sure if a hardtop is in the budget this year but ill look into that.
  6. Hey now thats what I wanted to hear. The tires on it now are Pirelli Pzero and they are worthless once the temp dropped. In a little bit of snow It could barely get into first gear. I actually had to give it a running start just to get it into the garage today with a small covering of snow. Thanks all for sharing! Anybody else care to contribute?
  7. So I have this 2004 dark blue Boxster base with just 11,000 miles on it. I am getting a set of winter tires on a set of Porsche wheels I found on craigslist so I can drive it in northern Illinois winters. My wife as well as some friends are surprised I want to drive this car in the winter. Who garages their cars in the winter? Who drives their cars year round? What do you all think??? I bought it earlier this year with a whopping 3,000 miles on it. Not sure where it was hiding for 10 years but its mine now and I love it. It is brand new in almost every way. interior is mint, exterior is mint and the under body still had this oily coat the dealer told me the factory sprays to protect their cars during shipping. I know it will last longer if i keep it out of bad weather but assuming I keep it clean Im not expecting to have it more than 6 or 7 years. Im not one to keep cars much longer than that...
  8. Sorry yall it appears im a noob. I didnt even realize the front and rear wheels are different sizes. Ive got some homework to do. Thanks for the suggestions.
  9. Why would other sizes not be recomended other than the speedo and odometer? What are the approved sizes? I was checking out tire rack and couldnt find an exact size snow tire thats on there now.
  10. So i have a 2004 boxster base with the factory 17" wheels. Any opinions on snow tires to fit the stock wheels? Northern Illinois just got our first snow dusting and the Boxster could barely get into 1st gear no matter how easy i let off the clutch. Stopping was even more scarry. It has Pirelli P Zeros. Very sticky on warm dry asphalt. I bought the car to drive not look pretty in the garage.
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