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    87 Grand National
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    Sxl kia in snow

    Post by 87 Grand National on 12/4/2013, 11:47 am

    With my 13 kia optima SXL 18s and those crappy hancook tires any snow and I might as well walk. No traction at all


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    2013 Kia Optima SXL-sfr tune, Megan dp, midpipe & custom intake
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    92 Daytona IROC R/T 1 of 468 ever, retired
    04 grand prix comp G,built motor,2.55 pulley,headers,head work,cam you name it 370 WHP 27.5 MPG fun but kept breaking things SOLD

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    Re: Sxl kia in snow

    Post by BlwnL36 on 12/4/2013, 11:47 am

    That's what I've been hearing....


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    Re: Sxl kia in snow

    Post by Robfrmny21 on 12/4/2013, 11:55 am

    Get some snow tires bro


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    Re: Sxl kia in snow

    Post by 87 Grand National on 12/4/2013, 12:01 pm

    I could but ill just drive the murano when it snows


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    2013 Kia Optima SXL-sfr tune, Megan dp, midpipe & custom intake
    2012 Nissan Murano

    92 Daytona IROC R/T 1 of 468 ever, retired
    04 grand prix comp G,built motor,2.55 pulley,headers,head work,cam you name it 370 WHP 27.5 MPG fun but kept breaking things SOLD

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    Re: Sxl kia in snow

    Post by BlwnL36 on 12/4/2013, 12:45 pm

    i see you were in the 3800 game. So was I. I had a grand prix GT that i put the SSm90 on. After hurti8ng the motor i built it. Trans by Tim King... Miss her too.... lol Hence my username...BLWNL36


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    Re: Sxl kia in snow

    Post by 2-0 Terror on 12/4/2013, 2:19 pm

    Worst tires ever. Don't even try them in more than slushy conditions. They are dangerous!

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    Re: Sxl kia in snow

    Post by 87 Grand National on 12/4/2013, 2:26 pm

    Yup slushy right now and horrid is being nice

    Yes had 3 of them. 1st was a 98 gtp with bolt ons. Then the 04 comp G was sick. Around 20g in parts not to mention it was on its 3rd tranny and swapped motor that was blown


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    87 Buick Grand National, 37k, 4.1 stroker motor build girdled, heads, cam, GTR 67ball bearing, huge FMIC, dual alky, double pumper, 83lbers, full race suspension,575whp on half pump/race gas 25lbs and 19*of timing

    2013 Kia Optima SXL-sfr tune, Megan dp, midpipe & custom intake
    2012 Nissan Murano

    92 Daytona IROC R/T 1 of 468 ever, retired
    04 grand prix comp G,built motor,2.55 pulley,headers,head work,cam you name it 370 WHP 27.5 MPG fun but kept breaking things SOLD

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    Re: Sxl kia in snow

    Post by BlwnL36 on 12/4/2013, 4:05 pm

    87 Grand National wrote:Yup slushy right now and horrid is being nice

    Yes had 3 of them. 1st was a 98 gtp with bolt ons. Then the 04 comp G was sick. Around 20g in parts not to mention it was on its 3rd tranny and swapped motor that was blown
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    Nice to see someone else that had a W-body.


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    Re: Sxl kia in snow

    Post by Manofsteel1126 on 12/4/2013, 5:15 pm

    Had had 02 grand prix gtp with the turbo kit, umm ya dropped to much money on it miss it like hell but tranny couldnt handle the added power nor the front end. So ya no more

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    Re: Sxl kia in snow

    Post by BlwnL36 on 12/4/2013, 5:23 pm

    Manofsteel1126 wrote:Had had 02 grand prix gtp with the turbo kit, umm ya dropped to much money on it miss it like hell but tranny couldnt handle the added power nor the front end. So ya no more
    I had the z7 kit on mine too... Miss that whine... Turbo made more power, but that whine was awesome... Nothing like a ported Eaton!


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