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I'm not sure what your winter conditions are but I would consider getting the Scorpions in the 255/55-18 size. I don't know if the 19 in. you asked about would fit. Tire Rack has a reasonably priced tire/wheel package. I just got them and they look like they will do the job. Usually in snow conditons you are better off with a little narrower tire, the wider ones tend to float on top and not get a good grip.
 

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I have also seen the Scorpian snows for 19's. I really don't want to buy another set of wheels as I lease my T-reg for my wife. I am just looking of a little extra traction versus the P-Zero's on it now.

If I get heavy/deep snow, unlikely in NC, I'll take the Yukon XL, as I don't want some other guy taking out the T-reg! I have Michlien Mud and Snow's on the Yukon which I like.

Living in the CT countryside for 2 years with lots of snow, it never got stuck. I used tp pass snowplows! Michlien doesn't, to my knowledge, make this tire for 19's.

Anyone bought a set of Scorpians?
 

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Pirelli Scorpio Ice & Snow 19 Inch

I had a minor accident with the Touareg (couldn't stop coming down a steep snow covered driveway) forcing me to replace my Yokohama 19 inch tires. I am picking the vehicle up Monday evening in Denver with four new Scorpion Ice and Snows. Should have a chance to test it in snow by the end of the week.
 

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Worry about the load

When I got my "snow" tires for my Touareg, they didn't make a "snow" tire for the 19" wheels (Feb 04). The biggest holdup was not the size of the tire, but the load the tire could carry. I could find all kinds of tires that would fit, just none that could carry a Touareg.

So, you should double check this. Having a tire fail can be much worse than having some traction issues. i.e. Ford Exploders with the Firestones

I ended up getting a set of all seasons and put them on a second set of wheels that are 18". Its much easier (and free) to swap the whole wheel as opposed to changing the tire on the wheel.
 

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19 inch Scorpions

I have the 19 inch Pirelli Scorpios Ice and Snow tires. So far so good. I drove through some snowy conditions yesterday but haven't given them a real good test yet. I bought these because I have a very steep driveway and did $11,000 worth of damage sliding down the driveway in late October. Going skiing tomorrow.
 

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Scorpion Ice & Snows

I have driven in some moderate snow, but no substantial accumulation since putting these tires on. I don't know about the load factor. I don't do heavy towing, but I do carry a 300 pound dirt bike on a hitch carrier which probably equates to about a 500 pound tongue weight. I had this on when I drove from Denver to the Tahoe area at speeds of up to 90 mph. Everything felt fine and I couldn't notice any significant difference from the Yokohamas that I had on previously. I do know that the magical words "ice and snow" on the sidewalls will qualify me to proceed through snowtire and chain controls in this area.
 

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Scorpion Ice & Snows

Finally ran my 19 inch Sorpion Ice & Snows in deep wet snow today and they were great. With the differential locked I could go through pretty much anything. Not quite as good as my Jeep Wrangler with aggressive mud and snows, but not bad at all.
 
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