[Marketplace] Parts: Blizzak Studless Tires 225/50X16
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Sat Nov 13 15:48:56 EST 2004
Title: Blizzak Studless Tires 225/50X16
Location: Portland, Oregon
Date: November 13, 2004
Email: sjmauto at comcast.net
I have a set of 4
Bridgetone Blizzak LM-22 Studless Tires 225/50-16
Located in Portland, Oregon
Prefer local pickup, but may be able to ship via UPS
New tread depth is 11/32
the 2 front tires have 10/32 tread depth,
the 2 rear tires have 10-11/32nds, very little use.
Tire rack lists them new for $144 each,
>From the Bridgestone product information:
Blizzak LM-22 studless winter tires were developed to combine good snow and ice traction with European high-speed winter driving performance.
Available in low profile, H-speed rated sizes; Blizzak LM-22 tires are for the drivers of high performance sport cars, sport coupes and sport sedans who require winter driving traction on dry, wet and snow-covered roads.
Blizzak LM-22 studless winter tires feature a directional tread design to enhance hydroplaning resistance on wet and slush-covered roads with rounded tread shoulders to enhance dry and wet road handling.
Their tread compound has a high silica content instead of the Multicell tread compounds used on other Blizzak winter tires.
This allows Blizzak LM-22 tires to combine winter traction with H-speed rated durability (current Multicell compounds can not support 130 mph H-speed ratings).
The Blizzak LM-22 tires feature an independent block tread design which employs the Lamellen "edge effect" (multiple biting edges in the tread blocks to help grip snow and ice) to enhance winter traction without resorting to traditional metal studs.
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