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Old 11-16-2001, 09:48 AM
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Michael Michael is offline
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Why exactly did you mount extra-wide snow tires? Purely aesthetic I presume. I hope you understand that what you've done diminishes foul-weather adhesion...narrower tires are the more functional choice.

Just wanted to say this in case there are members who weren't aware of this fact; for the record, I run OE 195/65-15 on my W124s during the winter months, but I'm in New England so need all the traction I can get!

Another thing-it's likely that all-season rubber of the same dimension would be even wider...winter tires tend to run narrow even for their specified size (again, for the superior traction that comes from a more concentrated contact patch)
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