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Old 01-03-2007, 09:30 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by luxury1
The box goes through tires pretty quickly so I wondered if I could buy winter tires now and as they wear they would essentially turn into all season with less traction by summer. Handling is not my priority, it is wear and traction.

Also, will winter tires wear excessively in the summer with Northeast temperatures? Besides handling, is there any other downside to this approach?
I would imagine that the winter tires would wear even faster, but I don't have first hand experience with winters tires on my Boxster. I have used Blizzaks on a few vehicles and their traction and wear stunk...

If you want all season wear and traction, the best thing you can do is buy all season tires. They are designed to be the "best" of all worlds and will have a longer life with reasonable traction.
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