Measuring Tire Depth Depth With A Penny

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Measuring Tire Depth Depth With A Penny
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  • Winter Tire Traction: Are Yours Up to the Task This Winter?

  • …here to measure 6/32" is best; but there are other ways to check depth. You may have heard of the Penny Test where you use the top of Lincoln's head on a penny to see if your tires are legally worn out (2/32"). If you flip the penny around and insert into various spots on the tire with Mr.…

  • New Year. New Tires.

  • …my tires? Simply use a tire gauge or pull some spare change from your pocket to find out. Place a quarter into the tread grooves of your tires and if part of Washington’s head is covered, you have more than 4/32” of tread depth remaining. With a penny to measure tread depth, place…

  • Spare Change

  • Depths." If you drive an all-season tire in winter weather conditions (snow/ice), then tread depth is even more critical. The average all-season (M&S) tire will lose effectiveness in winter conditions below 6/32". You can also measure this tread depth with with a penny. Place a penny


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