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View Poll Results: Snow Tires or All Seasons?
Dedicated Snow tires 34 79.07%
New All Season tires 9 20.93%
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post #1 of 43 (permalink) Old 12-13-2010, 03:41 PM Thread Starter
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Snow Tires or All Season's?

i am going to have to buy new tires for my car because the pirelli's suck in snow. So should i get snow tires for the winter and keep the p6's for the non snowy months? Or get new all season tires, and if so your suggestions on tires. Thanks

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if you got the money go snow tires/rims.. otherwise just stick with all seasons (thats what i voted)

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if the ones you already have are summers, get winter tires
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If your summer tires are already in need of replacement anyways then go with all seasons, but if they still have good life then get some snow tires

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well the p6's only have 8k on them

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If you live in an area that sees a decent amount of wintery weather.

Get snow tires.

All season tires in snowy/slushy conditions is just FAIL.




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Since you are in Michigan, I would go with dedicated winter tires.



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all season tires just don't compare to snow tires in the snow



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get some nice all season tires

i recommend getting the conti extreme contact tires.

their rated ultra high perf. all season = truth

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get some nice all season tires

i recommend getting the conti extreme contact tires.

their rated ultra high perf. all season = truth
You have got to be kidding me.

:facepalm:

All season tires have a harder tread compound than snow/winter tires.

The softer compound rubber mixed with aggresive tread is what makes Winter tires absolutely necessary when you live in an area that recieves any decent amount of snow during the winter season.

Also, winter tires will remain softer at colder temps than all season tires will at the same temp. This is also where all seasons FAIL.

All season tread + harder compound + snow = FAIL

There is no way around it.

---------- Post added at 07:52 PM ---------- Previous post was at 07:47 PM ----------

Here are the tires that I run.

General Altimax Arctic

(These pics are from last year) I have these on again this year (just no pics yet) and they are still at almost 90% tread.








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