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Winter tires with all-seasons mismatched. Is it safe?


I just participated in a mismatch test with winter tires on the rear of a BMW 328i and it was eye-opening. A test was set up on our test track to see how all-season Michelins (Michelin HydroEdge) on front with Dunlops (Dunlop Graspic DS-3) on rear would handle in an emergency maneuver. The cars with…

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Matching Sets of Tires Always the Best Way to Go


mismatched tires do affect the handling of the vehicle. If you would never wear shoes that do not match, why would you mismatch tires on your vehicle? What if you did wear a running shoe on one foot and a sandal on the other? Not too comfortable and a little awkward. The same idea applies with mismatching

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Here's What You Need to Know About Replacing Two Tires


…the exact matching tire is not available (due to the model being discontinued or out of stock), it is always helpful to seek the advice of a tire professional to find the closest match possible. In some cases, the safest option may be to replace all four tires instead of mismatching models that would…

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Winter Tech - Matching Tires on Four-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive Vehicles


…temporarily spins a tire. However, if the differentials or viscous couplings are forced to operate 100% of the time because of mismatched tires, they will experience excessive heat and unwarranted wear until they fail. This necessitates that four-wheel drive and all-wheel drive vehicles use tires that are very…

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Need to Replace One Tire on Your Subaru? Get a Shaved Tire!

Need to Replace One Tire on Your Subaru? Get a Shaved Tire!


tires (per axle) or one individual tire when mixing old and new tires on the same axle. However, if the differentials or viscous couplings are forced to operate 100% of the time because of mismatched tires, they will experience excessive heat and unwarranted wear until they fail. To make sure your tires

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Tire Tech Information - Shaving Tire Treads to Maintain Equivalent Tread Depths for Four-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive Vehicles


…temporarily spins a tire. However, if the differentials or viscous couplings are forced to operate 100% of the time because of mismatched tires, they will experience excessive heat and unwarranted wear until they fail. This makes maintaining the vehicle manufacturer's recommended tire inflation pressures…

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Replacing One Tire on an All-Wheel Drive Vehicle


tires to work in unison. Mismatched tires will lead to excessive heat and unwarranted wear until the system fails. When replacing only one tire, there are a few simple steps to follow: * Have three remaining tire's tread depth measured.* Have new tire shaved to the tread depth of remaining three tires.…

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Tire Test Results : Why Gamble With Winter Tire Selection When Four of a Kind Always Beats Two Pair?


…Honda's Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) could not restrain the vehicle when the tires were mismatched. Product Details Bridgestone Blizzak WS70 (Studless Ice & Snow): The Blizzak WS70 is Bridgestone's Studless Ice & Snow winter tire developed for the drivers of coupes, sedans, minivans and crossover vehicles…

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Replacement Tires for AWD and Four-Wheel Drive Vehicles

Replacement Tires for AWD and Four-Wheel Drive Vehicles


…resulting strain. Mismatched tires or using improper inflation pressures for all-wheel drive and four-wheel drive vehicles can also result in immediate drivability problems. This is another reason to keep an eye on your air pressures. We offer a tire shaving service that allows a single tire to be shaved…

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Tire Test Results : It's Always Best to Match Tires in the Worst Conditions


Tire Rack * LOG IN * ORDER TRACKING * MY ACCOUNT * WISH LIST * CART ( 0 Items ) 1-888-541-1777 * Please enter search term here. * * Enter Upgrade Garage * View Saved Vehicles * View Photo Gallery * * Tires * Shop by Vehicle * Shop by Size * Brands * Winter / Snow Tires * Tire Tech * Test Results * Survey…

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Tire Tech Information - Matching Tires on Four-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive Vehicles


…temporarily spins a tire. However, if the differentials or viscous couplings are forced to operate 100% of the time because of mismatched tires, they will experience excessive heat and unwarranted wear until they fail. This necessitates that four-wheel drive and all-wheel drive vehicles use tires that are very…

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Winter Tech - It's Always Best to Match Tires in the Worst Conditions


Tire Rack * LOG IN * ORDER TRACKING * MY ACCOUNT * WISH LIST * CART ( 0 Items ) 1-888-541-1777 * Please enter search term here. * * Enter Upgrade Garage * View Saved Vehicles * View Photo Gallery * * Tires * Shop by Vehicle * Shop by Size * Brands * Winter / Snow Tires * Tire Tech * Test Results * Survey…

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