Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2001 21:49:24 +0200
From: Robert Brown <>
Subject: Re: Winter vs all season tires on 900SE???

Arne Adli wrote: ---8<----8<----cutting previous postings from others ------8<------ > > > In Sweden and in Norway, where I live, you cant buy all-seson tyres. All > M+S tyres in the shops here are winter tyres strictly. Down on > the continent, you can buy all-season, but not up here in the icy north. > > Winter tyres are superior on snow and ice. on wet or dry traction they > are not so good. > Conclution: if you want safe winter ride, go for winter tyres. If you > want performanence on bare(?) road, go for all-season. > Thanks Arne. I was beginning to get a bit confused when "Another Bob" stated that all-season tyres were marked "M+S". Maybe he'll reply and confirm what he said. If this is true, then it's possible to drive the Scandinavian roads on M+S tyres that pass police inspection, but are in reality "all-season" tyres, which would be not at all appropriate for a heavy winter. But I seriously doubt that he's right. Robert > > -- > Arne Adli > '96 Saab 900 SE Turbo

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