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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-08-2011, 08:23 PM Thread Starter
 
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hey Guys i slapped on my old rims and tires for the winter cause there not as wide as the summer tires. if i kept the summer tires all year long would it be a problem in the snow. let me clairify my summer tires. i got are: M/T ATZ 35"x12.5.

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 01-08-2011, 08:39 PM
 
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Yes, if you have to drive in the snow. Summer tires are meant for summer only. If you need to drive in winter conditions, get a set of four winter tires. All season tires are really only three season tires (spring, summer and fall).

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Well depends on the tread design on your summer tires ? Are they a off road tire that your running in the summer ? or a performance tire ? I would change to a off road tire deep tread design for winter or a good set of winter tires on old rims just to save your summer nicer rims.

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if your thinking the age old argument over wider tires vs narrower tires your going to get different opinions...

Ive never had a problem with allseason year round you just need to drive accordingly to the conditions and your ability



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The age old argument over wide vs narrow tires is almost as old as the good drivers don't need traction or good tires argument.

Sure a good driver can manage the conditions to be ok even with poor tires but the question for me is always the same... why would you want to drive a less capable truck? Driving in terrible winter conditions is like off-roading... it's just too fun for me to not want to enjoy it to the maximum.

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