Measuring Tire Depth Depth With A Penny

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Measuring Tire Depth Depth With A Penny
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  • 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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  • …tread depth is measured in 32nds of an inch. Because it is difficult to accurately measure tread depth with a ruler, tread depth is best measured with a tire tread depth gauge. When tires have neared the end of their life, a U.S. Lincoln penny can also be used to confirm the tire's tread depth. If…

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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


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