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Are Your Tires Worn Out?

Are Your Tires Worn Out?


…water is greatly reduced below 4/32" of remaining tread depth. An easy way to measure this is by getting help from George Washington. When putting a quarter head size down in the tire's tread, if Washington's head is always covered, you have the necessary tread depth to navigate wet roads. We believe that…

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Are my winter tires good enough for one more season?


…slush and rain traction would be acceptable until about 4/32nds. If you don't have a tread depth measuring gauge, a quarter or penny can be a good tool. From the top of the quarter to the top of Washington's head = 4/32nds From the top of a penny to Lincoln's eye brow = 6/32nds These methods are not…

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


…Lincoln's head is always covered by the tread, you have more than 2/32" of tread depth remaining – the minimum legal amount of tread required. Place a quarter into several tread grooves across the tire. If part of Washington's head is always covered by the tread, you have more than 4/32" of tread depth remaining…

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Quietest Tires Available at Tire Rack: First Quarter 2012


Many customers are interested in knowing which are the quietest tires available. While some of the perception of tread noise is subjective and may vary from one driver to another, there are definitely some tires that are known for being quiet. The Grand Touring All-Season performance category is…

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


…depth isn't enough for panic stopping on wet expressways! Vehicles used: 2006 BMW 325i 2006 Ford F-150 Super Cab 4x2 New tests show Washington's quarter is a safer measure. The accident report read, "I was driving on the expressway with the flow of traffic at about 70 mph in moderate rain when all of…

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I Just Blew Out a Tire on My AWD Vehicle, Do I Have to Replace All Four Tires?

I Just Blew Out a Tire on My AWD Vehicle, Do I Have to Replace All Four Tires?


…the same distance as a taller tire. You can do an experiment to demonstrate this with a quarter and a penny. When rolling these two coins, you'll see the penny requires more rotations to keep up with the quarter. This variance in rotation speeds will result in resistance in the drive line and will generate…

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Tire Tech Information - Driving Through Tire Blowouts


…blowout can be the difference between a simple inconvenience or ending up in-the-ditch. BANG...whoosh...flap...flap...flap...flap! In less than a quarter of a second your drive has gone from cruising to cursing. Reacting to the surprise of the loud noise and a jerk of the steering wheel, many drivers'…

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Tire Tech Information - Mounting and Balancing


…rotate only 90 degrees, and if that doesn't work, try 180 degrees on the third try. Done this way, the high spot on the tire has been tried at each quarter of the wheel. At one of those points, the tire should be good and round. At that point, rebalance the tire, and go for a test drive. If the

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Tire Tech Information - Measuring Tire Tread Depth with a Coin


…If part of Lincoln's head is always covered by the tread, you have more than 2/32" of tread depth remaining. 2/32" remaining tread depth Place a quarter into several tread grooves across the tire. If part of Washington's head is always covered by the tread, you have more than 4/32" of tread depth remaining…

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


…wet roads in your area or where you're 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…

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Winter Tech - Measuring Tire Tread Depth with a Coin


…If part of Lincoln's head is always covered by the tread, you have more than 2/32" of tread depth remaining. 2/32" remaining tread depth Place a quarter into several tread grooves across the tire. If part of Washington's head is always covered by the tread, you have more than 4/32" of tread depth remaining…

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Review of: Hankook Dynapro AT RF08


…Quiet ride and handles Maine%27s potholes well. A reviewer complained about picking up stones easily on dirt roads. I did not experience this on the quarter mile dirt road to our house. Quiet ride on highway. Overall, an excellent tire

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