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Re: Winter tires
Dan Simoes wrote:
> Consumer Reports tests tires in its current issue.
> The rankings are:
> 1.Michelin XM+S Alpin
> 2.Bridgestone Blizzak WS-15
> 3.Firestone Firehawk Touring LH
> 4.Pirelli Winter Ice
> 5.Firestone Winterfire
> 6.Dunlop Graspic HS1
> 7.Yoko Guardex 600
> 8.Cooper Weathermaster XGA
> Notice an all season tire in the middle of the pack.
> In typical mushy CRese, they figure an all-season is
> almost good enough.
> More relevant numbers are snow/ice performance:
> 6.Winter Ice
> 8.Firehawk (duh)
> For my money, I'd buy Nokian Hakka 1s for deep snow and ice
> (like if you go skiing to VT every weekend), or Dunlop Graspics
> on a budget (which I have).
> My local Sams Club has the Firestone Winterfires for under $40
> in most sizes, which is very tempting too.
> The new Michelins look to be a good tire as well.
We have the Michelins, not the Alpin, just the old M+S 330, they work
great in snow, fairly good on ice and good on dry. They are loud, but I
guess all snows are?
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