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Tesla x Konig Model Y Chains Destroyed My Rims...Need Some Advice

frankvb

Supporting Member
Feb 29, 2020
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San Diego, CA
I think for many AWD is usually considered a sufficient bar of driving in the snow. I've noticed e.g. in the Sierra Nevadas in California, the only question the transport authorities ever ask at checkpoints is whether I have AWD, never any questions about snow chains or winter tires - even though the regulations say AWD + snow tires or chains, no in-between.
Yes CA has interesting requirements. If you have AWD with M+S tires you can drive without chains with level 2 restrictions, there is no 'snowflake' winter tire requirement. Though you always have to carry chains. Most proper winter states have more stringent requirements.
 

Stacyopolis

Tesla Newbie
Jun 4, 2021
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Big Bear, CA
I have heard the stock winter tires are no bueno! I live in Big Bear Lake, CA so this thread has been fun reading! We have been popular this year :)
I order MY LR AWD and I will see how it goes. We always have AWD and don't use chains. Still two months to delivery.
 
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