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gobluetwo

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With Blizzak Ws80 tires, incredible snow performance. I passed about a million SUVs on the way to Tahoe this morning. Them in the left lane, which was clear of snow, me in the right driving on the snow. It was a little bit comical, but the TourX just felt rock solid the entire time. Honestly, it felt like magic it was so good.
Off topic: I'm pretty jealous. Just arrived in Reno last night and it is looking messy getting up to the mountains right now. Rental agency have me a 4wd Tacoma with M+S tires, so I can manage R2 chain control, but can't do anything about closed highways.

On topic: my 15 year old car may be on its last legs, as it is making all sorts of funny noises after our latest polar vortex in Chicago. May start looking at TourX's in the spring.
 

gmguy83

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That's a clean look! What size did you go with and what % tint is that?
Thanks, Its 22's with 245/30/r22 tires. The tint is either stock or whatever is legal in az, it was that way when i bought it, but i know my dealer likes to tint all cars before theyre sold.
 

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Thanks, Its 22's with 245/30/r22 tires. The tint is either stock or whatever is legal in az, it was that way when i bought it, but i know my dealer likes to tint all cars before theyre sold.
Those are the biggest wheels I ever saw on a Regal and they look great.
 

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No doubt! You should have made a video of you getting in the car and blasting out of there LOL
I should have! I was too focused on making it happen. Next time! Here's the after shot. Some dudes were genuinely confused, as in, "how the hell did he do that" confused. It was awesome.
 

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I should have! I was too focused on making it happen. Next time! Here's the after shot. Some dudes were genuinely confused, as in, "how the hell did he do that" confused. It was awesome.
Greatest pic ever! Love how capable this car is.
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gobluetwo

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There's a TourX under there.
That's awesome! Where were you staying? That snow was pretty epic. I saw all manner of people digging out, getting stuck, driving around with 2 feet of snow on their roofs (ridiculous and dangerous, by the way - don't do it!). I also saw a Prius with all seasons try to make it up a hill. Great to see the TourX with snows handle it so well!

Sidenote from yesterday: I had planned on going to Northstar from Reno, but I-80 was closed all morning. Saw that 50 was open to Heavenly, so ended up going there. Made decent time in the rental Taco, getting there a little after 11. Main lot was full, so ended up parking at Stagecoach on Nevada side and spent most of my time around there.
 

SpencerK

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That's awesome! Where were you staying? That snow was pretty epic. I saw all manner of people digging out, getting stuck, driving around with 2 feet of snow on their roofs (ridiculous and dangerous, by the way - don't do it!). I also saw a Prius with all seasons try to make it up a hill. Great to see the TourX with snows handle it so well!

Sidenote from yesterday: I had planned on going to Northstar from Reno, but I-80 was closed all morning. Saw that 50 was open to Heavenly, so ended up going there. Made decent time in the rental Taco, getting there a little after 11. Main lot was full, so ended up parking at Stagecoach on Nevada side and spent most of my time around there.
Nice. The TourX is ROCK SOLID with snows on, no slippage at all. My Audi A6 also has snow tires, but it was not this unstoppable, I think there must be something to that Twinster system: 2017 Opel Insignia Grand Sport Marks First Time Twinster AWD System Meets A Mid-Size Sedan

We spent the night in Tahoe City, and after some consideration of our options ended up at Tahoe Donner. It was the only place I could get to easily. EPIC powder (which I can't ski to save my life), but my daughter and I had a ton of fun. I wouldn't go back, but we had a fun day. I played my cards as best I could, and hit the road stoppage at 3, fail, circled around, success! So was among the first to get back on the road heading over Donner Pass.

Anyway, I hope you're enjoying CA, welcome! Or, erm, Nevada. ;)
 
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