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Old 01-01-2009, 02:07 PM
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Some info from BMW:
"Why Winter Tires" Video

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Tirerack has nice video to show the difference between all season and Winter tires....for those over the fence.
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Yes, that's a good video. It would have been even more interesting if they'd had a car with summer tires in the test

I guess your "over the fence" was a typo. I was expecting to see some cars taking fences down
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Yes, that's a good video. It would have been even more interesting if they'd had a car with summer tires in the test
Here you go

Winter/Snow vs. All-Season vs. Summer Tires on Ice

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I vote to make this a sticky!
Making it sticky for the winter.
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all seasons are basically summer tires. they are hard as rocks at freezing temperatures...
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Winter/Snow vs. All-Season vs. Summer Tires on Ice

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Thanks! The difference on the cornering really makes the difference clear.
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Good video!

I was wondering AWD w/ all seasons tire does any better job like X5 when compare to winter tire or RWD all seaons tire?
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