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2000 ford focus snow tires

I have hear that people have had good luck with snow tires
im here in MN and would like some help in picking a brand or style .
i have all season radials right now and am wondering if it worth while to purchase 2 snows for the front.
are they realy that much better.
i was told you dont want to run these in the summer any idea why?
any one had any personal experiance with these
ive done google searches and they will tell you about anything you want to hear to sell you a couple of tires.

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  • doupike606 Nov 30, 2008

    Great answer jetski224! Snow tires are superior for snow traction and for cold weather traction. All season tires lose their grip when the temp drops. If you live where the temperature drops under 20 degrees (F) you'll appreciate the cold weather and snow gripping traction of snow tires.



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Well, this web site asks me to give people advice, so here goes. I was born and raised in the north and still live up near Wisconsin, so we get a lot of snow, EH. Snow tires for those of us living in the great north are a good investment. They create superior traction in the snow and that's what you need.

The reason you don't run them in the summer time is because of the tread design. The design is made to fill with snow, so they run smoother. Running them on dry pavement with wear them out prematurely and cause a rough ride.

Buy them at a tire store near you where you can get them changed over when summer time comes.

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