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Old 07-15-2009, 12:41 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by BeatLA View Post
Still not buying it. I know diffs can't read, but if you have 2 different sets of treads running, it's going to be working to figure out why there's better traction in the front or back 100% of the time. I think it's just not good business to run different tires on any AWD car.
I don't know about your commute, but during mine, I am not constantly breaking traction.

If you are that concerned about diff wear, you should probably avoid driving your car any direction except for straight. The wheels turning different speeds while turning might cause damage.

Running mismatched compound tires might not be a good idea for a few reasons, but angering the diffs probably isn't one of them.
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