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Knowing When Your Tires are Toast


…would be if they are still providing a safe level of traction in the worst conditions you face. Dry traction is seldom the problem, but being prepared for wet conditions or even winter weather means your tires need a few 32nds of tread depth to keep you safely on the road. Most tires worth their weight…

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How Tread Depth Affects Traction


…evacuate water. Watch "What Honest Abe Doesn't Tell You About Minimum Tread Depths" to see how tread depth affects your vehicle's stopping time. Snow and ice: Winter weather conditions are the most demanding and require the deepest tread for optimal performance. Tires must combine three fundamental features…
 

What Your Change is Telling You About Tread Depth


…remaining tread depth, we expect snow traction to be affected, while drivers will notice a difference compared to when their tires were new. By using a penny, you have more than 6/32" of tread depth remaining if the top of the Lincoln Memorial is covered. If you measure more than 6/32", you are safe to start…

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


…Tires Studded Tire Break-In Studded Tire Rotation Studded Tires for Winter Driving Tire Chains for Winter Use Traction, Confidence and Control Tread Depth - Why Too Little is Never Enough Understanding the Tire Performance Categories for Winter / Snow Tires We Know How They Go in Ice and Snow Why Electronic…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Rotation Instructions


…Sizing Plus Size Wheels and Tires Porsche N-Specification Tire Approvals Rubber Cracking Selecting the Right Tires Shaving Tire Treads to Maintain Equivalent Tread Depths for Four-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive Vehicles Sidewall Indentations, Undulations and Protrusions Sidewall Markings Sidewall Separations…

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Winter Tech - Tire Chains for Winter Use


…Tires Studded Tire Break-In Studded Tire Rotation Studded Tires for Winter Driving Tire Chains for Winter Use Traction, Confidence and Control Tread Depth - Why Too Little is Never Enough Understanding the Tire Performance Categories for Winter / Snow Tires We Know How They Go in Ice and Snow Why Electronic…

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Road Trip Season

Road Trip Season


tread is left? Take the guesswork out of your answers with the new digital Tread Depth/ Air Gauge from Accutire. Reads your pressure from 5-99 psi in 1/2 lb. units and measures tread depth in 1/32" increments. Make sure to check the tread depth on the inside, middle and outside areas of the tread; sometimes…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems (Direct vs. Indirect)


…Sizing Plus Size Wheels and Tires Porsche N-Specification Tire Approvals Rubber Cracking Selecting the Right Tires Shaving Tire Treads to Maintain Equivalent Tread Depths for Four-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive Vehicles Sidewall Indentations, Undulations and Protrusions Sidewall Markings Sidewall Separations…

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Stay safe this holiday travel season


safe trip. * Check your air pressure. Keeping them within spec will help ensure correct handling, load capacity, mileage, and tire wear. We have a great selection of accurate air gauges to ensure the tires are up to recommended pressure. Don't forget the spare tire! * Check your tire tread depth. As…
 

Wheel Tech - Where to Install New Pairs of Tires?


…equipped with the same size tire at every wheel position. Ideally all of these tires should also be of the same type and design, have the same tread depth and be inflated to the pressures specified by the vehicle placard or owner's manual. This combination best retains the handling balance engineered…

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Quick Tips for Holiday Travel

Quick Tips for Holiday Travel


…it needs to be used. For more information on ensuring your spare tire is used correctly and safely, read "Spare Tire Use." Properly Torque Your Wheels Proper lug nut torque is a critical step in ensuring safe travel. The torque spec for your vehicle will be listed in the owner's manual. When installing…

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Tire Tech Information - Flat Tire Repairs After Driving on Flat Run-Flat Tires


…Sizing Plus Size Wheels and Tires Porsche N-Specification Tire Approvals Rubber Cracking Selecting the Right Tires Shaving Tire Treads to Maintain Equivalent Tread Depths for Four-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive Vehicles Sidewall Indentations, Undulations and Protrusions Sidewall Markings Sidewall Separations…

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