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  • Replacement tires: When is it time?

  • …conditions (the tread in the photo is obviously not ready for anything). If you're driving in snow, replacement tires should be purchased when approximately 6/32" of the tread depth remains. For wet roads, 4/32". And dry roads, 2/32" is the legal minimum but we wouldn't wait that long to replace tires. •…

  • Tire Tech Information - Tire Replacement

  • …any tire inspection or replacement recommendations. * Tires should be replaced when their remaining tread depth is no longer appropriate for the weather conditions expected to be encountered. Tire Rack recommends replacing tires at approximately 5/32" of remaining tread depth for driving in snow, 4/32…

  • Spare Change

  • tread grooves. When they appear "even" with the outside of the tread, it's time for tire replacement. If rain and wet roads are a concern, you should consider replacing your tires when they reach approximately 4/32" of remaining tread depth. Water can't be compressed, so you need enough tread depth


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