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  • Tire Tech Information - Original Equipment Tire Designations

  • …in pairs (rather than sets of four) due to a lack of maintenance or when equivalent tread wear can't be achieved through periodic tire rotation. While it can't make up for performance differences due to tread depth, it is most important to match new tires to those originally used on the vehicle when…

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  • How Tread Depth Affects Traction

  • …temperatures affect different tread compounds. Summer tires get too hard when temperatures drop below 40 degrees Fahrenheit. This means that in the winter, even when there is no snow or ice on the roads, summer tires do not provide strong enough traction regardless of tread depth. Wet conditions:…

  • Blame it on the Rain

  • …proper tread depth can greatly reduce your risk of a rear-end collision during wet conditions. As you can see in this video a vehicle with tires worn to 4/32" will take nearly twice the distance to stop during emergency braking. As you will see, proper tread depth can be the difference between…

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