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Greetings all,

i am looking for suggestions on a set of mud and snow tires for my '09 Sport w/ the 19" wheels.


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I used Pirelli Scorpions with good results. Where are you located? I may be convinced to sell mine.
 

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was about to ask the same thing. I had the conti 20's last year, and they actually worked pretty well in the snow. I've got an extra set of the 19 RRS wheels, so i wanna put a strictly winter tire on them as well.
 

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Pull Vinni I say - that will get rid of the Pheasants !

The best solution is to understand that the lower a speed rating the better such a tire with perform in Mud & Snow conditions !

This is obviously related to the rubber compounds present in the M+S spec. design and sipping tread pattern, conversely the higher a speed rating the improved tarmac performance and greater 'slick' or sticky a tyre compound is for general motorsport.

I think Hankook offer an alternative 19" fitment in M+S varieties suitable in size for your Rangey Sport, so check them out ?

Cheerio,


Vinniman.
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vinniman said:
Pull Vinni I say - that will get rid of the Pheasants !
Vinni you sound like a riot to hang out with. :lol:

I've got a mental image of you chugging VB's and wrestling salties on the weekends.

 

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I use Dunlop SP Winter Sport M3's on my 19''s here in Canada... work great... not too expensive..
 

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Correction... Grandtrek WT M3 that is... i knew it had a BMW in there somewhere, just forgot about the bicycle...
 

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Correction... Grandtrek WT M3 that is... i knew it had a BMW in there somewhere, just forgot about the bicycle...
+1 on these. I use these year-round 'cause I hate having extra tires all over the garage. A great tire. Work great for river fording. :D
 

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G'Day - How's it go'in Gooseyloosey.

Im' Late - I'm late ez - I'm fully Late - I'm fully Late ez ! (Thanks for the laughs, I couldn't stop cracking over 17" paddle tyres)

Reminds me of the Shwepp's ad from the 1980's where the pom pulls up in a Range Rover, lifts up the rear hatch, then rips out the semi-automatic from a rear gun rack & proceeds to let rip at the country club ! Followed by the phrase - PULL VINNIE.

Seriously back to the topic, there was no mention if snow tires were required with studs or not ! Does anyone know which of the brands of tyre manufacturers make studded rubber in 19 inch fitments for Rangey Sports or is this a scandinavian thing ?

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Vinniman.
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gooseyloosey said:
'cause I hate having extra tires all over the garage. A great tire. Work great for river fording. :D
I have 8 tires, 4 that are mounted, 2 spares, and 4 other wheels sitting there...I think :(

Fording. :lol:

EDIT: No, 5 other wheels.
 

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vinniman said:
Seriously back to the topic, there was no mention if snow tires were required with studs or not ! Does anyone know which of the brands of tyre manufacturers make studded rubber in 19 inch fitments for Rangey Sports or is this a scandinavian thing ?
I think some US states don't allow studded tires - or restrict their use to specific periods of the year, such as California, to avoid road damage - so they are not very popular winter tires here as they are elsewhere. Swedish company Nokian makes the studded Hakkapeliitta 5 SUV sized 255/50/19, 255/55/19 or 275/40/20, available in North America. When the first spy pictures of 2010 RRS and LR4 being tested in the Swedish snow appeared online last winter, that's the tires they were fitted with, so they must be good if Land Rover picked them for their test mules. I believe Vriedesteinvertseinderwhatchamacallit (Swedish as well?) also makes a model of studded winter tire that should fit the Sport.

 

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what about the Bridgestone Blizzak? Didnt a bunch of people run those here last winter?
 

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what about the Bridgestone Blizzak? Didnt a bunch of people run those here last winter?
Got them on my other car. Blizzak is more of a pure snow tire and noisier w its chunkier tread, but it is a champ in the snow.

IMO Dunlop Grandtrek will work better for the RRS in all conditions, its just a better all-rounder. All kidding about the river fording aside, I use my Dunlops for some light rock crawling and mud and they grip great. I'm not able to compare with Scorpions since I've never tried those.
 
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