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Old 01-14-2013, 02:08 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by cyfocus01 View Post
hmm, what about tread squirm? winter traction with new tread in the front? 4 tires the smart choice. some budgets may contradict...
Straight line acceleration, yes but for turning then no. This video shows why:
http://www.tirerack.com/videos/index...&affiliate=AD4

More interesting winter test videos here:
http://www.tirerack.com/videos/index...&affiliate=AD4

Of course the OP is in Alabama and doesnt see snow but the same holds true (not as extreme as ice but think wet/slippery conditions)

Last edited by Julian@TireRack.com; 01-16-2013 at 06:44 PM.
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