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  3. Friday, August 29 2008, 07:59 AM
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 A quick guide of pointers in selecting snow and winter tires from Tires By Web. /24-7PressRelease/ - LANSING, MI, August 29, 2008 - Summer has indeed been glorious, but the nights are already getting colder for many of us and it's time to start planning for colder weather. So aside from stocking up on the necessary items for your football tailgating excursions, we'll also need to start thinking about our cars. For those of us who run into harsher winters, snow tires are either a necessity or something you've at least considered in the past. So in the spirit of being proactive, we have put together a short list of factors to think about when selecting winter tires. First, identify your needs. Are you doing a lot of highway driving, or more urban commuting? If you tend to drive at higher speeds, it may make sense to look at performance snow tires. If not, you can likely avoid the premium prices associated with performance snow tires. Secondly, you'll want to take into account your weather conditions. Do you tend to get more slush? Strictly snow? Ice? A combination of the above? Different types of snow tires perform better for these differing conditions. If you deal more with icy conditions, it will most likely make sense to look at studded tires. These provide maximum traction in icy conditions, but will not really provide better performance in strictly snowy conditions. Make sure when ordering your new tires online or at a store, that you pick your seller's brain on topics such as tread design, tread compound and whether or not the tires you're looking at are designated by the Rubber Manufacturers Association as meeting the severe snow standard. For all of your tire needs, be sure to check out Tires By Web, a leading tire retailer since 1977. Tires By Web carries a broad range of tires, rims and wheels such as: Boyd Coddington Wheels, Cooper Tires, Fuzion Tires, Hakkapeliitta, Hankook Tires, and Mickey Thompson Tires. About Tires By Web Tires By Web carries a broad range of tires, rims and wheels such as: Boyd Coddington Wheels, Cooper Tires, Fuzion Tires, Hakkapeliitta, Hankook Tires, and Mickey Thompson Tires. # # # Read full article

John Stewart Managing Editor - 4x4Voice - 4x4Wire - MUIRNet.net Natural Resources Consultant - California Four Wheel Drive Association - http://www.cal4wheel.com Board of Directors - BlueRibbon Coalition http://www.sharetrails.org

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