Studding Your Own Tires--Bad Idea?
Uncertain of the age of the tires on my motorhome, I replaced them with
new. The old ones still had a lot of good tread left, a fairly aggressive
tread with lots of sipes, so I decided to put studs in them and make them
my winter tires for my Bronco. I got a full two seasons out of them, and
then this year one of them started to fail. So it was back to my Buckshot
Raidal Mudders for the winter. Since I still had lots of studs left over,
I decided to add some studs to the center lugs of the Buckshots. But that
was before I realized that it may have been the studs that caused the
damage to the old motorhome tire(s).
Snow Hill Challenge (2WD vs 4WD) (All Season vs Snow Tires)
In this video we go over a variety of vehicles with different tire and
traction device setups and see how they do on a snowy incline.
*Correction 2nd gear reduces torque applied and does not slow down
Dodge Sprinter: All Season Tires, RWD & Traction Control
Mazda Protege: All Season Tires, FWD
Chevy Silverado: Studded Snow Tires, RWD, G80 Locker
Nissan Frontier: All Terrain Tires, 4WD, Electronic Locker and Traction
Go Fast have Fun
snow chains - next generation (part one)
Universal snow chains, fits to all tire sizes, for all wehicles, trucks,
Exelent performances, improves grip and braking on ice.
No vibrations on steering wheel.
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Tyre Safety Guide - Tyre Damage
In this video we take a look at some of the more common ways a tyre can be
damaged, what impact this can have and some simple guidelines on how to
check your tyres and what to look out for
Winter Snow Tires vs All-Season Tires vs Summer Tires testing on Ice
Do you really need Winter Tires? Watch as Tire Rack compares the
difference between winter/snow tires, all-season tires and summer tires by
evaluating acceleration, stopping and cornering capabilities using an ice
rink as their test track.
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Mud-Terrain Tyres in Shallow Snow
This isn't my best video ever shot or my most interesting, but it's the
best I managed on the day! :-) This shows how the mud-terrain tyres on my
300Tdi Land Rover Discovery cope in shallow (2-4 inches deep) snow.
Given that a lot of it was quite compacted, there was no slipping or
wheelspinning whatsoever - they performed flawlessly (as one would
Winter Tyres v Summer Tyres: the Truth! - Auto Express
Fore more videos visit: http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/videos/
British motorists tend to run summer tyres on their cars all year round,
regardless of the weather. However, as our exclusive comparison test shows,
this can be very dangerous.
We headed to Sweden to compare the performance of summer tyres with winter
tyres on snow and the results were quite shocking.
Tire Rack - Winter Testing at the Arctic Circle: Studdable Winter/Snow
Once again from Northern Sweden, home to a number of great winter test
sites and plenty of snow and ice, we tested a tires ability to accelerate,
brake and drive through the Arctic snow and on ice.
This round included several Studdable Winter / Snow tires, each featuring
deep treads molded in aggressive patterns designed to dig their way through
the snow while including molded-in holes to insert optional metal studs for
enhanced ice traction. We compared the General Altimax Arctic (both
unstudded and studded) along with unstudded Firestone Winterforce and
Pirelli Winter Carving Edge tires.
Do winter tyres work? by autocar.co.uk
Two BMWs, two different tyres and lots of snow - we test the effectiveness
of winter tyres. More videos at
Winter tyres vs 4x4 - snow tyre test - autocar.co.uk
Which works best in the snow, winter tyres or four-wheel drive? We test
two otherwise identical Skoda Yetis to find out which is best. Read a full
Skoda Yeti review at http://www.autocar.co.uk/car-review/skoda/yeti
Continental ExtremeContact DWS tires with Snow Traction - TireBuyer.com
The Continental ExtremeContact DWS tire features traction grooves with
biting edges or teeth that lock the snow in the tread keeping traction and
preventing sliding on top of the snow. This gives better performance and
traction in snow conditions. For more information and to purchase these
tires visit http://www.tirebuyer.com
2013 Mazda3 vs Jeep Wrangler Snowstorm Winter Tire Mashup Test
( http://www.TFLcar.com ) The 2013 Mazda3 and the new Jeep Wrangler don't
have a lot on common. In fact they are about as different as two cars can
be. The Jeep Wrangler is an old school body on frame off-road behemoth
while the Mazda3 is a perky small run about. So which one of these is
better in the snow? We decided to find out in another fun and interesting
TFLcar mashup test. To make it a fair contest we of course got a set of
dedicated snow tires for the front-wheel-drive Mazda but kept the stock set
of all season tires on the 4X4 Jeep. To make it even more fair we kept the
jeep Wrangler in two-wheel-drive and headed to Lick Skillet Road (America's
steepest country Road) in a snowstorm. So which of these two cars conquered
the Colorado Mountain road? You'll have to watch this video to find out.