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  • Spare Change

  • …the tread. If you can see all of his head, your tire is 2/32" deep or less and should be replaced. Tires also have tread wear indicators known as "wear bars" built into them. These are indicators that appear when you have worn your tread down to the limit. These indicators are raised…

  • Continental ExtremeContact DWS: Performance with Snow Traction

  • Continental ExtremeContact DWS: Performance with Snow Traction

    …in the name refers to Dry, Wet, and Snow traction. There are wear indicators molded into the tread of the tire showing the recommended tread depth for optimal traction in each set of conditions. Snow requires the most tread depth for effective traction, followed by wet and then dry conditions.…

  • UTQG Treadwear Numbers: What Do They Mean?

  • …receive calls about a tire's life and the tire's relationship to its assigned UTQG treadwear indicator. UTQG numbers are assigned to indicate a tires overall level of performance and tread hardness. These numbers beginning at 0 for race products and traveling north of 800 for some of the…

  • Related Products: Treadwear Rating | Treadwear Number | Utqg
  • Multicell Tread Compound for Winter

  • tread wears, new pores and tubes are constantly exposed. This flexible rubber compound improves the tire's grip in cold conditions while the bite particles attached to the tubes scratch at packed snow and icy surfaces for traction. When 50 percent worn, a tread depth indicator molded into the tread

  • Best Toyota Avalon Tires

  • Best Toyota Avalon Tires

    …levels. A visible "DWS" indicates the tire has sufficient tread depth for dry conditions, as well as wet roads and light snow. After the "S" wears away, the remaining "DW" indicates the tire only has sufficient tread depth for dry and most wet road capabilities.…




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