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  • …distances and can contribute to skidding or loss of vehicle control. Checking tread depth is simple and only costs a penny. To do the “penny test,” take a penny; insert Abe Lincoln’s head upside down into the tread. If you can see all of his head, your tire is 2/32" deep…

  • On a budget, but need new tires?

  • …number of sizes from 14-inch to 18-inch. We just wrapped up our testing of this tire and let me say it's worth every penny -- maybe more. On the highway I found it to be very quiet and comfortable. When I had a chance to drive it on our test track, it was responsive in handling the corners and had a…

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  • …to, consider replacing tires when they reach approximately 4/32" of remaining tread depth. Use a quarter, not a penny, to measure tread depth. Tire Rack's team proved through testing that insufficient tread depth doubles your stopping distance. Adequate tread reduces hydroplaning and helps prevent…


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