Measuring Tire Depth Depth With A Penny

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Measuring Tire Depth Depth With A Penny
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  • 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…

  • Are my winter tires good enough for one more season?

  • …= 4/32nds From the top of a penny to Lincoln's eye brow = 6/32nds These methods are not perfect, but will give you a good indication of where you stand. Check out these tread depth gauges, or visit your local installer for exact measurements. If your winter tires are not making the cut, get…

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  • 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

  • I Love this Tread Depth Video

  • with someone a few minutes ago regarding tread depth, and I remembered that Tire Rack has an interesting video regarding the subject. The video answers the question, "When should I replace my tires?" Most states set the legal limit at 2/32", or at the top of Lincoln's head on a penny.


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