How To Check Your Tire Tread

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How To Check Your Tire Tread
  • Check Your Tires During National Tire Safety Week

  • …Determining how much tread you have left on your tire can be checked by using the old tried and true method of sticking a penny with Lincoln's head upside down in the tread area. If you see all of his head, it's time to replace your tires. Or, for a more technical method, use the Dill Digital Tread

  • How big is your contact patch?

  • …as though you’re not making proper contact with the road, check to see if the tread on all of your tires is still at an acceptable level by using a coin or a gauge. If you notice a problem, you'll want to consider purchasing replacement tires. As always, you can contact Tire Rack for…

  • Related Products: Contact Patch
  • I Love this Tread Depth Video

  • your wet braking really starts to suffer. This time of year, you are probably going into the snowy or rainy season depending on your location. You may want to check your tires before going too far into the season...or through the intersection. Watch the video "Panic Stopping: How Much Tread


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