Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2003 05:45:13 GMT
From: Harvey White <>
Subject: Re: TCS query?

On Thu, 28 Aug 2003 03:32:47 GMT, "foobar" <> wrote: > wrote: >> Rob Levandowski <> pressed random keys until the >> following was produced: >> >>> My 9-5 came with Michelin Energy MXV4 tires fitted. They are >>> "performance all season" tires. >> >> Well, yeah, as long as "all season" includes "dry pavement only", >> sure. >> >>> Don't believe me? Try the manufacturer's web site. >> >>> >>> =2&tire=5 I just checked this, and it's not the tires that the dealer put on my car... I got the mxv4 plus tires, not the mxv4's.... Ratings are higher on the plus tires... As to good/bad? Don't know... ratings looked decent. Harvey >> >> Oh, I don't dispute that Michelin claims that they're just fine, but >> you're missing good handling in both seasons by using a mediocre >> compromise tire. If you want to do all-season, there are probably >> folks here who can suggest dozens of tires better than those. I can't >> imagine why Saab sells cars with a tire that's poor in all conditions. >> >> Dave Hinz > >The Nokian WR for one. >

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