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Old 07-30-2005, 12:40 PM   #1
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Question Why all season tires are cheaper than performance summer tires?

Why is that?
Sounds like all season suppose to cost more to me ne...

Is Pzero M+S a good tire to use in southern California? (daily driving, no track)
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Old 08-01-2005, 07:37 AM   #2
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Why is that?
Sounds like all season suppose to cost more to me ne...

Is Pzero M+S a good tire to use in southern California? (daily driving, no track)
Too many factors and not always true. Marketing, production, and delivery costs are just some of the things built into a tires price.

Summer tires, in general, will have better dry grip and often better wet grip than an all season tire, but will usually ride more stiffly and wear out more quickly.

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Too many factors and not always true. Marketing, production, and delivery costs are just some of the things built into a tires price.

Summer tires, in general, will have better dry grip and often better wet grip than an all season tire, but will usually ride more stiffly and wear out more quickly.

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sorry off topic here - gary are BBS LM's staggered possible on a 330ci? im not able 2 PM u.
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sorry off topic here - gary are BBS LM's staggered possible on a 330ci? im not able 2 PM u.
We don't carry any staggered LM setups for the 330Ci, sorry.

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