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Old 02-14-19, 01:00 PM
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has anyone posted their rating on tirerack?
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Old 02-17-19, 12:41 PM
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I'm back, the Yokohama fan... I actually have - for a week now - set of Cooper Evolution winter tires on mine. We had what is called Snowmageddon or Snowpocalipse, whoever you want to listen to, and I caved in. And it's supposed to snow on and off till mid March
Here's a surprising observation. they are more comfortable to ride on than OEM Geo-s. Must be soft siped rubber...
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Old 02-17-19, 03:19 PM
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Yes, snow tires are softer and therefore have a more comfortable ride.
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Old 02-17-19, 10:22 PM
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The air pressure might also be set to normal pressures, whereas the dealers are notorious for inflating on the high side of recommended pressures?
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Old 02-18-19, 05:51 AM
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Tire dealers recommend winter tires when temperature drops down to 40F and below. This is because compare to all-season tires, the rubber in winter tires does not get harder as temperature drops. Softer rubber = softer ride. Softer rubber also has better grip with pavement.
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Old 02-18-19, 03:32 PM
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And they also do great in water.
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