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  • Review of: Bridgestone Turanza EL42

  • …tires for 14 months/15k miles and the dealer already says they need to be replaced. Tread is down to 5/32%22 and wear indicators are at 2/32%22. Should have looked on Tirerack because then I would have noticed the wear rating is only 300, whereas most SUV tires are at least 500.

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  • …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 be replaced. Tires also have tread wear indicators known as "wear bars" built…

  • Winter tires ... how do they work

  • tread depth In most parts of the world, tires are considered to be legally worn out when they reach 2/32" (approximately 1.6mm) of remaining tread depth. U.S. law requires tires to have easy-to-see Tread Wear Indicator bars running from one side of their tread design to the other when the tire's tread

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  • Review of: Bridgestone Turanza EL42

  • …tires for 14 months/15k miles and the dealer already says they need to be replaced. Tread is down to 5/32%22 and wear indicators are at 2/32%22. Should have looked on Tirerack because then I would have noticed the wear rating is only 300, whereas most SUV tires are at least 500.

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  • Review of: Bridgestone Turanza EL42

  • …tires for 14 months/15k miles and the dealer already says they need to be replaced. Tread is down to 5/32%22 and wear indicators are at 2/32%22. Should have looked on Tirerack because then I would have noticed the wear rating is only 300, whereas most SUV tires are at least 500.




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