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Anyone else noticing a lot more wheel slippage with cooler temperatures? I've had a couple days at about 2 degrees above freezing and I was breaking my tires loose all the time.

Admittedly the Michelin's are probably the best tires I've had on a car so I'm sure it's mostly normal.
 

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I haven't yet but I do know what you mean. The road compound between different parts of Texas varies so much that I can get wheel slippage in third depending on where I am. I am really having to watch out. I don't even want to know how bad its going to be once it gets colder.

It's still in the 80's here and its nearly freezing in Canada? Man oh man
 

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Anyone else noticing a lot more wheel slippage with cooler temperatures? I've had a couple days at about 2 degrees above freezing and I was breaking my tires loose all the time.

Admittedly the Michelin's are probably the best tires I've had on a car so I'm sure it's mostly normal.
It is normal. High performance summer tires are just that. The rubber compound in a summer tire is designed to grip better and perform better in warm temperatures. At 34 degrees or any temp around it the rubber is not flexing like it was designed. You ought to be able to carry a slideways drift down a straight road! Be careful. :)
 

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It is normal. High performance summer tires are just that. The rubber compound in a summer tire is designed to grip better and perform better in warm temperatures. At 34 degrees or any temp around it the rubber is not flexing like it was designed. You ought to be able to carry a slideways drift down a straight road! Be careful. :)
Luckily its summer year round here in Florida :) Does 40 degree weather effect the tires? I would suppose not much if any.
 

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It's 40 degrees here in Ohio now and I notice a difference in traction for sure, woo hoo! If the heat of the day in FL brings the temp of the asphalt up enough it ought to hold heat through the night and not pose too much of a problem.
 
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