Look at it this way, if differences in tire compound are going to
show up it's not giong to be doing 30 taking grandma to church now
No, it's gonna be that corner that you don't care if it's wet because
you've taken it a thousand times and know exactly what the car can do.
Whoops. You knew what the car could do with four tires exactly the
same and now the fact that your back end is now leading the way and you're
following in the front cabin suggests different tires behave differently
and there are times when this matters.
So can you mix different tires? Depends how you drive. My dad gets
away with it. I won't even try any more.
To be sure there are tires you can "match" that act pretty similarly
but then again there are random combinations, mostly differing in when the
tire breaks away, that are bordering on downright lethal and that can be said
of even different tires within a given manufacturor.
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