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Old 11-23-2015, 09:52 PM   #1
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I have the Pirelli scorpions. Just wondering what size and type on tires people run in the winter time.
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I have the Pirelli scorpions. Just wondering what size and type on tires people run in the winter time.
As my previous thread shows... I just bought myself bfgoodrich all terrains ko2.. hoping thy are as good in the snow as people say they are
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I have a second set of FX4 20's with Bridgestone Blizzak DMV2's on them for my winter set up. Blizzaks are the best winter tire on the market in my opinion.
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I have been told that the blizzacks wear out really quickly?
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I bought the Cooper STT's for winter and summer. 33x12.5R20's. Kind of similar to curling sliders on ice in 2wd but if there is any snow at all they hook up pretty good.
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Bought duratracs. Love them after a few thousand kilometres. Awesome traction and acceleration in 4wd even in inches of snow.
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I have been told that the blizzacks wear out really quickly?
All the true "winter" tires do, they are softer rubber. That's why none of them have tread life warranties. You would definitely want these to be a second set of tires, not only set.
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I am between the Hankook iPike RW11 and the Blizzak DM-V2. We have the Michelin X-Ice Xi2 on my wife's van and they are great on hard pack ice and snow, bit they have narrow groves between the tread blocks and they spin a bit on slush and deeper snow. I feel this is related to the smaller groves, it gives more surface area for sipe contact but less room for snow/slush evacuation. The Hankook have a little larger groves but still quite a bit of siping, plus the price is right, $150-$200 less than the Blizzak. I know the Blizzak use a dual compound rubber and when the Blizzak is half worn the winter compound is used up and only a more all-season compound remains. Not sure if the Hankook is the same, but last I knew only the Blizzak did this.
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Stt pros and 300lbs. Trailblazer has mastercraft studded winter tires.
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Hancook I pike RW11 on 17" steel rims , have had a few sets on other vehicles , one of the best bang for the buck winter tires IMO.

China tire now unfortunetly, like lots I'd low end tires.
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