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post #16 of 18 Old 12-12-2012, 04:57 PM
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I have been pleasantly surprised with them. The place I bought the Murano installed them new when I got it, and I didn't get to choose the tires - but they've been great performers. They're quiet, traction in the wet and on snow is good, handling is good (with the 40 PSI I always run) and they've worn very well. If they continue to wear well and perform well, I may replace them with the same.

I'm always interested in how tires perform in the last 20% or so of tread. On my last SUV I had Michelin LTX-M/S tires which were outstanding until the last 20% of tread, and then they got very slippery, even in rain. I took them off before the tread bars hit because I wasn't comfortable running them any longer.

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Personally I never run a tire under 4/32" of tread, and generally replace then at about 5/32". I know they would still pass inspection, but I'm I'm just not comfortable with them.

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Personally I never run a tire under 4/32" of tread, and generally replace then at about 5/32". I know they would still pass inspection, but I'm I'm just not comfortable with them.
I can't argue with that at all. As I noted above, some times - even excellent ones - change behavior and get quite slippery near the end of tread life. Some of them also get quite noisy at that point.

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