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When Should I Replace My Winter / Snow Tires?


snow traction When worn to about 6/32", its ability to provide beneficial snow traction diminishes While still legal at 2/32", the tire has worn well past where it provides beneficial snow traction Fortunately, winter tires are typically molded with deeper tread depths than summer or all-season tires.…

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Winter Tech - Matching Tires on Four-Wheel Drive and All-Wheel Drive Vehicles


Tire Decision Guide * Video Center * * WINTER / SNOW * Shop By Vehicle * Shop By Size * Brands * Test Results * Winter Tire Tech * Survey Results * Installation [ Email a Friend ] Winter Tech Information Additional Winter Tech Articles Alternating Winter and Summertime Tires Are All-Season Tires Created…

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


…elements. While this gradual reduction in tire rolling resistance and minor increase in fuel economy may be too subtle to register during the tire's life on a tank-by-tank basis, the virtually instantaneous switch from worn tires to new tires (even if they are the same brand, type and size) will typically…

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Winter Tech - Bridgestone Blizzak FAQs


…,000 winter miles per year). Blizzak winter / snow tires are not recommended to be reinstalled when their tread depth has worn down to the "snow platform" tread depth indicators before the start of the winter season. Can I Run Blizzak Tires Year Round? As with any purpose-built winter / snow tire, Blizzak…

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Winter Tread Depth - When to Stop Using Tires in Snow and on Ice


…/32" of remaining tread, snow traction and the evacuation of water and slush become diminished many miles before this. If you are entering the winter season with a partially worn set of all-season or winter tires, Tire Rack recommends drivers consider replacing their tires when they reach approximately…

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FAQ - TIRES


…answer. When are winter / snow tires no longer appropriate for the next season? Check your tires' tread depths. When a winter / snow tire has worn to about 6/32", its ability to provide beneficial snow traction will start to diminish. While still legal at 2/32", a winter / snow tire has worn well past…

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Winter Tech - Tread Depth - Why Too Little is Never Enough


…the tire has worn well past the depth where it provides beneficial snow traction Fortunately, winter tires are typically molded with deeper tread depths than summer or all-season tires, and many of them also feature Winter Wear Indicators (also called Snow Platforms) to identify that a tire's tread…

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Winter Tech - Selecting the Right Tires


Tire Decision Guide * Video Center * * WINTER / SNOW * Shop By Vehicle * Shop By Size * Brands * Test Results * Winter Tire Tech * Survey Results * Installation [ Email a Friend ] Winter Tech Information Additional Winter Tech Articles Alternating Winter and Summertime Tires Are All-Season Tires Created…

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Wheel Tech - Where to Install New Pairs of Tires?


…the new tires should always be installed on the rear axle and the partially worn tires moved to the front. New tires on the rear axle help the driver more easily maintain control on wet roads since deeper treaded tires are better at resisting hydroplaning. Hydroplaning occurs when the tire cannot process…

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Winter Tech - Measuring Tire Tread Depth with a Coin


…shoulder. Wear bars are designed to visually connect the elements of the tire's tread pattern and warn drivers when their tires no longer meet minimum tread depth requirements. Common Sense However, as a tire wears it's important to realize that the tire's ability to perform in rain and snow will be reduced…

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Tire Tech Information - Where to Install New Pairs of Tires?


…the new tires should always be installed on the rear axle and the partially worn tires moved to the front. New tires on the rear axle help the driver more easily maintain control on wet roads since deeper treaded tires are better at resisting hydroplaning. Hydroplaning occurs when the tire cannot process…

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Panic Stopping: How Much Tread Depth Do You Need? (03:42)


…Google+Twitter Share Tires are usually considered legally worn out when they reach 2/32" of remaining tread depth. Concerned that nearly worn out tires sacrifice too much wet traction, we compared the stopping distances of new tires to those with 4/32" and 2/32" tread depth. The Tire Rack's test results…

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