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Old 10-10-2012, 04:12 PM   #8
MaddMax
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Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: Kansas City
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2012 WRX 5dr
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Originally Posted by Unabomber View Post
Yes, that temperature is unsafe. Anything under 60 degrees turns summer tires into shopping cart wheels.
I don't notice a massive difference in the handling of the OEM Dunlops summer tires in low 40 degree temps. They definitely ride harsher and max grip and handling is compromised a bit, but they handle just as good as any other ultra high performance A/S tire I've owned. Threshold braking is fine too. I know driving around on them in low 40 degree temps isn't ideal, but it's definitely not a major risk.
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