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Re: blizzak life
It's also my understanding that the Blizzaks have a verly low speed rating.
I don't know if this is consistant w/ other snows but we were strongly
advised not to put Blizzaks on our "hi performance" '90 CQ.
>From: "Fred Munro" <email@example.com>
>To: "don & lori" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, <email@example.com>
>Subject: Re: blizzak life
>Date: Mon, 8 Nov 1999 19:48:46 -0500
> 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
> Ask your local Bridgestone dealer what the tread depth is on a new
>Blizzak and do the calcs.
>'94 S4 91k km
>----- Original Message -----
>From: don & lori <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?
> > don.
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