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      04-11-2013, 06:20 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by sfax View Post
Agree on abroad in snow but "much better in low temperatures" simply isn't true. It's a myth put out there by the tyre manufacturers. It's been discussed a few times already on this forum, e.g.

http://x3.xbimmers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=576271
A 5% improvement is a lot in anyones language.

Also according to the met office the winter average for the SW is 7.2 degC and 7.0 degC for the Central South - all other regions are below 7DegC. (1981-2010)

So it may have been discussed but that does not make it a myth.
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