In Denmark there are no extreme fluctuations in the weather. So, therefore, you might be thinking, if it's even necessary to change the tires on the car, when the season changes.
Here we are up on 12 of the common myths and misunderstandings in relation to change tyres.
you can, but it is not recommended. When the temperature rises to about seven degrees, is covered in softer. Sommerdækket is designed for warmer weather, but with winter tires you get a longer stopping distance. In addition, winter tyres faster worn at higher vejtemperaturer, so you will have to replace your tires more often.
Yes, it does cost to have two sets of tires, in turn, keeps the also double as long time. So in the long run it is often not an extra expense - just like you shouldn't wear your summer jacket in the winter.
No. On a forhjulstrukket car it will cause the rear wheels is more likely to skid. It means that the car can get in the spin. The same happens when you brake the vehicle or running down a hill in a rear car pulled. So if you choose to keep the winter tyres on, you must do it on all four wheels.
No, it is at least minimal, if there is a difference.
Yes, the rubber on snow tires is softer than on summer tyres and wear out quickly at higher vejtemperaturer.
Yes, rubber is an organic material, which loses its elasticity over time. After five-six seasons, you should therefore switch to new summer tires.
No, the ABS brakes has no effect on their grip.
It is a good rule to stick to tire brands that you know. There is a big difference on the deck, and you choose an unknown brand, you are not guaranteed the latest technology.
Maybe. But they still need to be mounted, and if you buy tires at the tire-man, is the price often is inclusive of the fitting. It can be expensive to pay for installation, if you come with your own deck.
No. In fact, it is just the opposite. Wide tires are worse stuck in vinterføre.
No. Maybe a jeep a firmer grip under acceleration, but when braking, it is in a regular car.
Maybe. If, therefore, the winter will be like last year with very few days of snow, so you can easily choose the model. But no one knows, as you know, the day before it is gone.
this Article is sponsored by Michelin, which puts the focus on the deck-security from the first to the last mile.