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Will Your Tires Be OK for Winter? Check the Tread Depth.

Will Your Tires Be OK for Winter? Check the Tread Depth.


…platform) that indicates when the tread is too shallow for proper winter performance. If you're not sure how to read the tread depth of your tires, take a look at "Measuring Tire Tread Depth with a Tire Gauge." See the image below to get an idea of what a winter tire looks like as it wears down. The left…

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Need to measure your tread depth? Use a coin!


…because it indicates how much life is left in the tires. Gauges are certainly the best option for doing so, but they're not always handy. At Tire Rack, we offer the DillĀ® Digital Tread Depth Gauge in our inventory of accessories. (Bonus! You can also use it to measure brake shoe and pad wear!) Another…

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Review of: Bridgestone Dueler H/T 470


…come with a set of Duelers. Boy, was I in for a big surprise%21 In a nutshell, I hate these tires. At 19,800 miles, they are down to the wear bar indicators and need to be replaced very soon. I will not be sorry to see them go, for several reasons%3A%3Cbr%3E%3Cbr%3E1. Terrible wet traction from day…

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When Should I Replace My Winter / Snow Tires?


…of remaining tread depth they are considered to be legally worn out. According to U.S. law, tires must also have easy-to-see Tread Wear Indicator bars incorporated into their tread design for visual indication that a tire has worn down to 2/32". Tire Rack offers an easy-to-use tread depth gauge for…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Aging Part #1


…Patch Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) DOT Tire Identification Number (TIN) Dangers of Mixing Tire Tread Depths Determining the Age of a Tire Diagnosing Tire Pull Diagonal Tread Wear / Tread Scuffing Driving Through Tire Blowouts European Union Tire Labeling Regulation Flat Tire Repair of AIRTEX…

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Winter Tech - Measuring Tire Tread Depth with a Coin


wear caused by mechanical or service conditions. The Law According to most states' laws, tires are legally worn out when they have worn down to 2/32" of remaining tread depth. To help warn drivers that their tires have reached that point, tires sold in North America are required to have indicators

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


…at full tread depth, while additional sets were shaved to 4/32nds and 2/32nds of remaining tread depth. The shaved tires were baked in an industrial oven for several weeks at temperatures that would help replicate the rubber aging experience by tires during several years of driving and wear. The final…

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Student Safety and Tires


…remaining tread depth and the Winter Wear Indicators are seen connecting adjacent tread blocks. While most all-season tires will not have Winter Wear Indicators molded into their tread designs, their winter snow traction will also pass the point of diminishing returns when their treads wear down to approximately…

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Tire Tech Information - Match Mounting to Enhance Tire & Wheel Uniformity


…Patch Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) DOT Tire Identification Number (TIN) Dangers of Mixing Tire Tread Depths Determining the Age of a Tire Diagnosing Tire Pull Diagonal Tread Wear / Tread Scuffing Driving Through Tire Blowouts European Union Tire Labeling Regulation Flat Tire Repair of AIRTEX…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Rolling Resistance Part 3: Changes to Expect When Switching from Worn-Out to New Tires


…espaol New, Full-Treaded Tires Generate More Rolling Resistance Than Shallow-Treaded, Worn Tires Tire rolling resistance gradually drops by about 20% during the life of a tire as the tread wears from its original molded depth to worn out. This can be attributed to the reduction in tread mass and rubber…

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Winter Tech - Bridgestone Blizzak FAQs


…our customers, indicates that Blizzak winter / snow tires will typically provide 12,000 to 15,000 miles of winter service before wearing out their Multicell tread compound. Therefore, Blizzaks are providing an estimated three to four winter seasons of wear from their Multicell tread compound for the…

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Tire Tech Information - Tread Depth - Why Too Little is Never Enough


…remaining tread depth that is the variable in determining wintertime performance. 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…

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