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Old 01-29-2010, 05:03 PM   #1
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Should I replace my winter tires now or do you think I will be ok and make it...

I am runinng Blizzak WS-50's 225/45-17s on my stock wheel in the winter time. I hade them rotated today and measured their thread depth after they were rotated. The fronts now have 4/32s and the rears have 7/32s. I know 4 is pretty low for the winter but I was wondering you think I can last on them until Mid-March. Probably 1200 miles or so...
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Old 01-29-2010, 05:32 PM   #2
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Its going to be tough to say... its really going to boil down to your driving style and your alignment on your car.

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mostly highway in the NYC area... the alignment on my car is currently as close to stock spec as possible with my TC Kline suspension setup... thoughts?
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I think you should be ok as long as we don't get any freak snowstorms.
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I think you should be ok as long as we don't get any freak snowstorms.
so yesterday mornings situation I would be fine right?
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I would believe so, assuming you don't drive like a nut. But by the way you take care of your car, I think you are smart enough to slow it down when the weather is bad out.
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You'll be fine, just take it easy in heavy snow.
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Yeah, i generally take it easy when there is snow regardless of my tire setup, i am just looking for opinions on if you think 4/32s should last me another 1200 miles mostly highway...
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