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winter tires in summer?

Discussion in 'Wheels & Tires' started by PnoyBOS5, Mar 9, 2010.

  1. Mar 9, 2010 at 8:35 PM
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    PnoyBOS5

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    i just bought some winter tires, i am in ca, and it doesnt snow here where im from but i needed new tires and i didnt realize they were winter tires, summer is coming up... can i still use these tires?

    their are dunlop graspic ds-3 to be specific thanks guys.
     
  2. Mar 9, 2010 at 8:40 PM
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    def not.. If it gets about 50 degrees winter tires explode!!!!
     
  3. Mar 9, 2010 at 8:43 PM
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    is this a joke?
     
  4. Mar 9, 2010 at 8:46 PM
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    cool, so its fine to use ?
     
  6. Mar 9, 2010 at 8:50 PM
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    no clue, just know that they wont explode haha, we dont have any use for winter tires in nc
     
  7. Mar 9, 2010 at 8:51 PM
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    thanks seth, im not computer savvy . thanks bud
     
  9. Mar 9, 2010 at 9:03 PM
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    u damn air force &_&
     
  10. Mar 9, 2010 at 9:05 PM
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    Typically a softer compound that will wear out faster when used on bare pavement and in warmer conditions.
     
  11. Mar 9, 2010 at 9:10 PM
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    thanks bro.
     
  12. Mar 9, 2010 at 9:24 PM
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    That's cold!
     
  13. Mar 10, 2010 at 9:56 AM
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    ya they wear out very fast and you get worse mileage with winter tires
     
  14. Mar 11, 2010 at 7:59 AM
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    Run Dunlop Graspics for winter on the wife's Mazda 3s. Awesome in cold and snow, NOT on warm dry roads.

    As temps rise above freezing, the rubber compund which is meant to be pilable in the cold gets soft, if really warm, really soft.

    All Handling...Accelerating, braking, cornering, really suffers. Also they will wear fast and your mpg suffers.

    I would not run those thru the summer. Save them for winter where they belong.
     
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