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Re: blizzak life
In a message dated 11/9/99 8:02:46 PM Eastern Standard Time, firstname.lastname@example.org
> Only the top 50% of a Blizzak tread is the special multicell rubber
> compound. Below that is a relatively hard (and slippery) plain rubber base.
> As the local Bridgestone dealer said when I asked him about the Blizzak
> performance: "For the first 50% the traction is outstanding. For the last
> 50% they are worse than useless". After this hearty recommendation, I
> Michelin Alpins.
> Ask your local Bridgestone dealer what the tread depth is on a new
> Blizzak and do the calcs.
> Fred Munro
> '94 S4 91k km
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: don & lori <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Friday, November 05, 1999 8:57 PM
> Subject: blizzak life
> > my blizzaks have 5/16 remaining
> > tread. does anyone know if any
> > of that multicell compound would
> > be left or have i entered the
> > dreaded all season tread?
If you want the Blizzacks to last any length of time, you have to drive them
very "gingerly" and avoid long road trips on dry roads...