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Performance tires in the cold (archive)

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Posted by Tim on October 25, 2000 at 16:53:27:

This past spring I upgraded from stock basket weave to 17" wheels. i also put on Yokohama AVS tires.

I live in Northern Virginia where it can get cold but most of the time it doesn't get to much below freezing. For the snow I've got a truck.

I heard the rubber on performance tire is softer and more prone to damage in cold climates. Is there any potential damage I should be aware of for driving the AVS tires in cold? What experience do you guys have? Thanks.


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