Thread: X drive ftw
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      02-03-2013, 12:30 PM   #21

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Originally Posted by 300hp View Post
If the fwd with all seasons are managing is it not possible that the driveline is what's enabling me to drive this car with staggered summer tires.
AWD is enabling acceleration in a straight line. AWD does not help at all with traction, cornering or stopping. You are at the mercy of summer tires.

I will admit stopping was an issue but I was not traveling at high speeds.
Exactly. To stop properly you need weather appropriate tires.