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Posted by Noel [Email] (more from Noel) on Mon, 11 Jan 2010 11:07:11 Share Post by Email
In Reply to: Re: Snow tire wear & questions, Jason, Mon, 11 Jan 2010 07:26:31
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If you get lots of snow all the time, or get a lot of icy conditions you need full-on snow tires. Michelin, Hakkas, etc.

But if you live where they plow decently and sand/salt the roads you may get more life out of the Nokian WR G2. This is a "severe service all-season" that replaces the old WR which I've driven through blizzards in the Berkshires and White Mountains with no worries at all. They wear longer than the snow tires do, so you might get an extra season out of them. My daughter got about 28K out of her WRs running year-round and could have gone to ~35K, but they weren't deep enough for a 5th winter.

Just my 2 cents.


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