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Need to measure your tread depth? Use a coin!


…. At Tire Rack, we offer the Dill® Digital Tread Depth Gauge in our inventory of accessories. (Bonus! You can also use it to measure brake shoe and pad wear!) Another way to measure tread depth—use a coin! Place a penny or a quarter into several tread grooves at least 15" apart on the tire. When…

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When it's raining?a quarter will get you home, a penny might not.


…test" tread depth check doesn't hold water. Yes, U.S. coins can be substituted as a tire tread depth gauge to measure the critical, final few 32nds of an inch of remaining tread depth. Place a penny into several tread grooves across the tire. If part of Lincoln's head is always covered by the tread, you…

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…Match Mounting to Enhance Tire & Wheel Uniformity Matching Tires on Four-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive Vehicles Measuring Tire Tread Depth with a Coin Measuring Tire Tread Depth with a Tire Gauge Mixing Tires Mounting and Balancing North American Load and Pressure Markings Original Equipment (OE)…

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Tire Tech Information - Measuring Tire Tread Depth with a Tire Gauge


Depth with a Tire Gauge Lea esta pgina en espaol While U.S. coins can be used to estimate remaining tread depth as a tire approaches the end of its useful life, the established method of measuring remaining tread depth in the U.S. is with a gauge that reads in 32nds of an inch (other countries measure

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Measuring Tread Depth


…looking tread pattern will be rendered ineffective with no tread depth remaining. For more information check out this article on measuring tread depth with a coin. Also, consider purchasing a depth gauge to gain a more accurate reading of your tire's tread depth. Dill Digital Tread Depth Gauge * Digitally…

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Tire Tech Information - Measuring Tire Tread Depth with a Coin


…for Track & Competition Use Measuring Tire Tread Depth with a Coin Lea esta pgina en espaol U.S. coins can be substituted for a tire tread depth gauge as tires wear to the critical final few 32nds of an inch of their remaining tread depth. Place a penny into several tread grooves across the tire. If…

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Winter Tech - Measuring Tire Tread Depth with a Coin


…Maintenance Tips Winter Tire FAQs Measuring Tire Tread Depth with a Coin Lea esta pgina en espaol U.S. coins can be substituted for a tire tread depth gauge as tires wear to the critical final few 32nds of an inch of their remaining tread depth. Place a penny into several tread grooves across the tire. If…

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Winter Tech - Measuring Tire Tread Depth with a Tire Gauge


Depth with a Tire Gauge Lea esta pgina en espaol While U.S. coins can be used to estimate remaining tread depth as a tire approaches the end of its useful life, the established method of measuring remaining tread depth in the U.S. is with a gauge that reads in 32nds of an inch (other countries measure
 

Tire Tech Information - Tire Specs Explained: Tread Depth


Tread Depth Lea esta pgina en espaol Tread Depth Tread depth is a vertical measurement between the top of the tread rubber to the bottom of the tire's deepest grooves. In the United States, tread depth is measured in 32nds of an inch. Because it is difficult to accurately measure tread depth with a…

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Tire Test Results : What Honest Abe Doesn't Tell You About Minimum Tread Depths: Part 2 - Dry Braking


…Fortunately, measuring 4/32" of remaining tread depth with a U.S. coin would simply require replacing the outdated Penny Test with an up-to-date Quarter Test (measuring with the distance from the coin's circumference to the top of Washington's head). While there are obvious trade-offs associated with replacing…

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Tire Tech Information - Tread Depth - Why Too Little is Never Enough


…Match Mounting to Enhance Tire & Wheel Uniformity Matching Tires on Four-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive Vehicles Measuring Tire Tread Depth with a Coin Measuring Tire Tread Depth with a Tire Gauge Mixing Tires Mounting and Balancing North American Load and Pressure Markings Original Equipment (OE)…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Contact with Petrochemicals and Solvents


…Match Mounting to Enhance Tire & Wheel Uniformity Matching Tires on Four-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive Vehicles Measuring Tire Tread Depth with a Coin Measuring Tire Tread Depth with a Tire Gauge Mixing Tires Mounting and Balancing North American Load and Pressure Markings Original Equipment (OE)…
 
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