Posted By RichC on August 9, 2007
It has been hot in Ohio these past few days … even for August. The temperatures are in the 90s, but it sure has felt hotter with the high humidity. If you are living in the midwest, this tidbit isn’t a major news flash. With these hot and humid conditions can come some pretty intense storms and while driving through them today it felt as if I were driving on ice! It was hard to capture the intensity in a still photos, but trust me it was raining hard. (there was serious wind, lightning and thunder too)
The real problem are my tires, they are in serious need of replacement. I was planning to hold off until this autumn but seeing that I was hydroplaning down I-71 today, I think I’ll replace them sooner. I’ve made a couple of phone calls to check on prices locally for an all-weather 205/55R16 that will fit my Volkswagen Jetta TDI, but couldn’t find a ‘quality’ tire priced right. If I opt to go back to my standard 15 inch stock aluminum wheels I can save a about $100 to $200 on a set of four … Hmm?
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