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Dedicated Winter Tires

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by RONK, Dec 13, 2014.

  1. RONK

    RONK Senior Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 125

    I've read posts about tires before but I can't remember reading one devoted to dedicated winter tires.What dedicated winter tires are you using and why did you pick that particular brand and model?I've used Cooper Discoverer M&S tires in the past,they worked well but even taking them off after winter I only got three seasons out of them(I now use Cooper ST Maxx).For my location,I'm not sure I can justify a winter tire,we only get about 40" of snow but for other areas I'm sure they would be a great choice.With all the different tires out there,Firestone Winterforce,Blizzaks,Cooper Discoverer M&s,Nokian Hakkapelitta LT2,etc.what do you think works best.Also what about studs.Hopefully the information can help some of the guys thinking about going to a winter only tire.Thanks as always.
  2. Flawless440

    Flawless440 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,543

    Treadwright.com .... replace tire before winter... hope to get 2 seasons out of them..
  3. BUFF

    BUFF PlowSite Fanatic
    from FR NoCo
    Messages: 6,718

    Last edited: Dec 13, 2014
  4. basher

    basher PlowSite Fanatic
    from 19707
    Messages: 8,990

    Firestone Winterforce good price point and excellent reviews.
  5. maxwellp

    maxwellp PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,112

    Firestone Winterforce
    No studs
    I only drive them in the snow, huge difference from the M&S Goodyears that I took off.
  6. peteo1

    peteo1 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,657

    I run Firestone Winterforce from around turkey day till around Patty's day on my daily driver. I'm on the second season with them and they still look brand new.
  7. aloe

    aloe Senior Member
    from NY
    Messages: 285

    Had them on an old sedan. Great, cheap winter tires (stuff able)