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Question around buying a used winter tires set

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Aug 18, 2013
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Question around buying a used winter tires set

Hi all,

I found a set of used winter tires and rims for my 2018 bmw m240 (not x drive). These used tires are a square setup - size 225/45/18 on staggered rims. 7.5 width for fronts and 8 inch width at the back. They apparently came off m240 so should be okay but wanted your thoughts before pulling the trigger. Thanks again!
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Toronto
check the wear status. If it's around 4/32 or below, then those tires are pretty well done (well, for safer driving and traction wise). Therefore, buying a new set would be more economical, IMO.

check the year of production. If it's 4+ yrs old, I would prefer not get them as the rubber compound would have degraded over time and you may not be getting the optimal traction in extreme cold condition

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