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Old 11-21-2012, 11:50 AM   #9
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The sad part is that snow tires will wear more quickly on dry pavement especially as it warms up. The really soft super pliable snows (e.g. Blizzaks) are impacted by this more than others. Tires that can be studded usually have a little harder tread compound in order to retain the studs. As a result these tires get a little better wear but give up a "little" stickiness in the process. The point I'm getting to is that a snow tire designed for studs may actually be better from a tread wear standpoint for areas that only get occasional snow or have wider temp extremes. Naturally, if you consider this option, do so without installing the studs.
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