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Winter Tech - Measuring Tire Tread Depth with a Coin


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With Bad Weather on the Horizon, Now's the Time for New Tires

With Bad Weather on the Horizon, Now's the Time for New Tires


…heading into winter. For more information about checking your tread depth with a penny, check out my previous blog post "What Your Change is Telling You About Your Tread Depth." Tire Rack recently wrapped up an extensive test of the newest all-season tire offerings from Bridgestone (Turanza Serenity Plus…

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Tire Tech Information - Measuring Tire Tread Depth with a Coin


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Winter Tire Traction: Are Yours Up to the Task This Winter?


…6/32" is best; but there are other ways to check depth. You may have heard of the Penny Test where you use the top of Lincoln's head on a penny to see if your tires are legally worn out (2/32"). If you flip the penny around and insert into various spots on the tire with Mr. Lincoln's memorial upside…

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


The "penny 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…

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Tire Tech Information - When Should I Replace My Tires?


…Lea esta pgina en espaol While it is simple to place a Lincoln penny in the tread groove of a worn tire and use Abe's likeness as a guide, we don't think Honest Abe knows what's best for today's drivers. The Lincoln penny tread depth test has been touted for years to be a suitable method of determining…

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Winter Tech - Remember These W.I.N.T.E.R. Tips


…traveling to, consider replacing tires when they reach approximately 4/32" of remaining tread depth. Use a quarter, not a penny, to measure tread depth. Tire Rack's team proved through testing that insufficient tread depth doubles your stopping distance. Adequate tread reduces hydroplaning and helps prevent…

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Tire Test Results : What Honest Abe Doesn't Tell You About Minimum Tread Depths


…stopping distances! Testing the Premise Members of Tire Rack team conducted independent tests that compared the stopping distances of new tires to tires at the point of approaching being legally worn out in most states with 2/32nds-inch of remaining tread depth (easily measured using a penny), as well as tires…

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Spare Change


…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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Tire Tech Information - Tire Specs Explained: Tread Depth


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On a budget, but need new tires?


…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…

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Spend Less by Paying More? Why the Cheapest Tire is Not Always the Least Expensive.

Spend Less by Paying More? Why the Cheapest Tire is Not Always the Least Expensive.


…Defender with a 90,000-mile treadlife warranty. It also adds a focus on lowered rolling resistance which delivers better fuel economy. Michelin's testing has shown a 2% improvement in fuel economy over their HydroEdge with Green X. For a typical driver averaging 30 mpg for 15,000 miles a year, Defender…

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