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  • …stopping distances and can contribute to skidding or loss of vehicle control. Checking tread depth is simple and only costs a penny. To do the “penny test,” take a penny; insert Abe Lincoln’s head upside down into the tread. If you can see all of his head, your tire is 2/32" deep or less and should…

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  • …number of sizes from 14-inch to 18-inch. We just wrapped up our testing of this tire and let me say it's worth every penny -- maybe more. On the highway I found it to be very quiet and comfortable. When I had a chance to drive it on our test track, it was responsive in handling the corners and had a good…

  • Review of: Continental ExtremeContact DW

  • …forgiving ride on bumpy roads due to their soft sidewall. They track well and wear well. As a test %28 not recommended %29 I wore down my first set to where Lincoln%27s head was well showing on a penny , and cracks were appearing on the treads. The tires still performed better than the all weather…

  • Review of: Continental ExtremeContact DW

  • …forgiving ride on bumpy roads due to their soft sidewall. They track well and wear well. As a test %28 not recommended %29 I wore down my first set to where Lincoln%27s head was well showing on a penny , and cracks were appearing on the treads. The tires still performed better than the all weather…

  • Review of: Continental ExtremeContact DW

  • …forgiving ride on bumpy roads due to their soft sidewall. They track well and wear well. As a test %28 not recommended %29 I wore down my first set to where Lincoln%27s head was well showing on a penny , and cracks were appearing on the treads. The tires still performed better than the all weather…

  • Review of: Continental ExtremeContact DW

  • …forgiving ride on bumpy roads due to their soft sidewall. They track well and wear well. As a test %28 not recommended %29 I wore down my first set to where Lincoln%27s head was well showing on a penny , and cracks were appearing on the treads. The tires still performed better than the all weather…

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