Measuring Tire Depth Depth With A Penny

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Measuring Tire Depth Depth With A Penny
Related Categories: Minimum Tread Depth | Winter Tread Depth | Wear Bars | 1032 | New Tire Tread Depth | Winter Tire Tread Depth | Minimum Tire Tread Depth | Outside Tire Wear | Tire Wear Measurement | Tread Depth Quarter
  • 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…

  • 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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  • What Your Change is Telling You About Tread Depth

  • …car tires are molded to 10/32", and some specialty truck tires can be molded to as much as 16/32" tread depth or more. If measuring tire tread depth with a coin, here are some basic rules to remember as tires wear to the critical final few 32nds of an inch of their remaining tread depth.

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  • Need to measure your tread depth? Use a coin!

  • …but they're not always handy. At Tire Rack, we offer the Dill® Digital Tread Depth Gauge in our inventory of accessories. (Bonus! You can also use it to measure brake shoe and pad wear!) Another way to measure tread depth—use a coin! Place a penny or a quarter into several tread grooves…

  • Are Your Tires Worn Out?

  • …note that the tire's performance in rain and snow can be reduced before it no longer meets the minimum tread depth requirement. You can substitute a tire tread depth gauge with a U.S. coin to measure those critical few 32nds of an inch of remaining tread depth. When placing a penny into several…

  • When is The Right Time to Replace Tires?

  • …tread depth indicates a need to replace tires, should you buy tires even if part of Lincoln's head is covered when using a penny to measure your tire's tread depth? Take a look at "Measuring Tire Tread Depth with a Coin" to see how U.S. coins can be used in place of a tire tread depth

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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…

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  • 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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