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Old 12-27-2012, 04:56 PM   #361 (permalink)
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I have a set of Pirelli snow tires and a 2in lift on my Si....

I think my story is teh cooler.
Or it didn't happen.
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Old 12-27-2012, 05:59 PM   #362 (permalink)
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Mine handles just fine in snow with the performance tires it came with... of course if using the e break to enter the interstate in a semi controlled manner isn't your kinda deal then our views on winter driving are gonna differ

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Old 12-27-2012, 06:24 PM   #363 (permalink)
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Had the most amazing time last night drifting in my FA1 in a foot of snow. So much traction so fun with snow tires, I don't see how you are so handy capped when it comes to snow, you even have traction control and a LSD up front!


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Old 12-27-2012, 11:12 PM   #364 (permalink)
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true story? pics of 2" lift?
Do I ever lie?

No pics just yet.

I should have a bunch shortly after the NER Stafford Springs Rallycross in a couple weeks.
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Old 12-27-2012, 11:59 PM   #365 (permalink)
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Clearly the OP doesn't know how to drive stick on a snowy weather. Im in calgary and mostly have thick snow during winter and I don't have any issue with my all season. Driving in the summer is a totally different just to let you know.
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Old 12-28-2012, 12:25 AM   #366 (permalink)
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Clearly the OP doesn't know how to drive stick on a snowy weather. Im in calgary and mostly have thick snow during winter and I don't have any issue with my all season. Driving in the summer is a totally different just to let you know.
Agreed, we got 8" of snow today in MA and my Si with Blizzaks was amazing. It's no AWD, let's not forget that.
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Old 12-28-2012, 02:57 AM   #367 (permalink)
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Old 12-31-2012, 04:04 PM   #368 (permalink)
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I opted for WS-60 Blizzaks a couple years back for my 07 Si. In the snow they rocked and the car was very adept. However in dry conditions, and normal driving they made the car ride like A$$. We just had a small storm and the Si is sitting in the driveway covered in snow, and I am now using a 98 4runner. Beats the blizzaks hands down.... except gas milage sucks but you can't win every time.
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Old 01-01-2013, 04:35 PM   #369 (permalink)
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I feel like OP is a troll lol



WS7's on the SI in winter. It's an animal in the snow and most importantly, predictable.
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Old 01-01-2013, 05:38 PM   #370 (permalink)
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Old 01-01-2013, 06:35 PM   #371 (permalink)
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Why would you LIFT an Si?
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Old 01-01-2013, 06:43 PM   #372 (permalink)
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Why would you LIFT an Si?
because racecar.
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Old 01-01-2013, 06:53 PM   #373 (permalink)
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because racecar.
To each their own i guess... I like nothing more than a clean, STOCK looking car, with hidden mods. Only thing i like are lightweight non ricey wheels.

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Old 01-02-2013, 10:09 AM   #375 (permalink)
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To each their own i guess... I like nothing more than a clean, STOCK looking car, with hidden mods. Only thing i like are lightweight non ricey wheels.


I like a stock car as well, but stock height is not optimal for Rally racing, and stock is horrible for autocross with this particular car.

Lightweight wheels are great for some situations, but for off-road type situations, strength is key. To have a wheel that is both strong enough for Rally, yet still lightweight, is really big bucks. I've no interest in dropping $2k on wheels that I only use once a year.
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You rally race your lifted civic??

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Old 01-02-2013, 11:19 AM   #377 (permalink)
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You rally race your lifted civic??

Not yet, but soon.


I've got the NER SCCA Stafford Springs RallyX in a week and a half.
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Not yet, but soon.


I've got the NER SCCA Stafford Springs RallyX in a week and a half.
See if you can get a video of you doing it. I'd love to see how that EG rocks the rally. hahaha
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I like a stock car as well, but stock height is not optimal for Rally racing, and stock is horrible for autocross with this particular car.

Lightweight wheels are great for some situations, but for off-road type situations, strength is key. To have a wheel that is both strong enough for Rally, yet still lightweight, is really big bucks. I've no interest in dropping $2k on wheels that I only use once a year.
RALLY and CIVIC in the same sentence? WUT?
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See if you can get a video of you doing it. I'd love to see how that EG rocks the rally. hahaha
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RALLY and CIVIC in the same sentence? WUT?
Rally prepped Civics are actually not uncommon within the rally community.

Front wheel drive is incredibly capable as a platform for rally. In fact, it was the dominant platform for 20 years.

Don't worry, there will be plenty of videos and pics.
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