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Old 12-21-2012, 11:27 AM   #19
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Originally Posted by JayDeZ View Post
2 seasons with snow tires and only 20% wear? Either that guy didn't drive very much or they are way past 20%. A good set of snow tires will last you about 4 seasons of average driving until they become no better than all season tires.
I agree, some people dont realize that most snow tires are done once they get to 6/32 and most have wear indicators built in to show you. Once past that and they lose their edge in cutting through and gripping on snow/ice.

http://blog.tirerack.com/blog/colint...inter-traction
http://www.tirerack.com/winter/tech/...sp?techid=116&
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