Date: 10 Sep 2001 17:20:31 GMT
Subject: Re: Winter vs all season tires on 900SE???

Nutmegger <> pressed random keys until the following was produced: > Dave Hinz says... >> >>Another Bob (wrote: >>: Winter tires have less grip that >>: all seasons in all conditions except snow covered roads. >> >>They do? > That has been my experience using them, maybe different brands are different. ...that winter tires have less grip on ice? Wet? Odd, my experience is exactly opposite. Then again, I only drive on Nokia/Nokian snow tires, so my experience is limited to them. >>I don't believe >>that you have a very good understanding of the current technology of >>snow tires. > What is the *current* technology? Well, their site is kind of hard to navigate, but *somewhere* on they talk about the sorts of compounds & siping that they use, and why it works the way it does. Can't find it right now, though. It's good reading, if it's still there, though. Dave

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