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Old 09-19-2012, 10:22 AM   #1
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Your All Season Tire?! (looking to purchase from tirerack)

Was just curious what you fellow Northwesterners are using for an all season tire? I am looking to purchase the tires from tirerack.com before the winter and fall months start to creep up on us.

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Old 09-19-2012, 10:26 AM   #2
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Not from the NW but still see snow on our front range and I threw these on the Focus and the consensus seems to be these are quite good year round.

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Old 09-19-2012, 12:31 PM   #3
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if you want a tire that handles good at all do not get those ^^^

i will be running summer tires this winter lol
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Old 09-19-2012, 01:49 PM   #4
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Been pushing them pretty hard lately and while the grip isn't the same as a summer tire the slide/breakaway is very predictable but the grip is still very good for a good A/S. And they are a comfortable quiet tire around town over rough roads and that was a factor in my choice.
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Old 09-19-2012, 03:17 PM   #5
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actually those DWS' dont handle that bad at all! For an all weather tire they're really nice. I will most likely be getting some on my stock 16" wheels for when it snows but otherwise i will be running my summer tires year round. If you dont drive like an idiot when its cold out then you will be fine.
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not mention those actually look pretty cool as far as tread design goes... though nothing beats a bfg gforce 2 in style.
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actually those DWS' dont handle that bad at all! For an all weather tire they're really nice. I will most likely be getting some on my stock 16" wheels for when it snows but otherwise i will be running my summer tires year round. If you dont drive like an idiot when its cold out then you will be fine.
You have any recommendations for a summer tire?
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ExtremeContact DW for summer.

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Been pushing them pretty hard lately and while the grip isn't the same as a summer tire the slide/breakaway is very predictable but the grip is still very good for a good A/S. And they are a comfortable quiet tire around town over rough roads and that was a factor in my choice.
Quiet in an A/S is very important to me.
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Conti extreme contact dws is my tire right now only complaint I have is they love to pick up rocks!
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