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How To Measure Tire Tread Depth - Two Easy Ways

How To Measure Tire Tread Depth - Two Easy Ways

Your tires are the only point of contact between your vehicle and the road, making their condition crucial for safety and performance. One vital aspect of tire health is tread depth, which directly impacts traction and handling. Let's take a look at two straightforward methods to measure tire tread depth and ensure your tires are road-ready.   The Penny Test - A Classic Approach  Step 1: Grab a Penny The penny test is a tried-and-true method for checking tire tread depth using nothing more than a common coin. First, locate a penny and ensure that President Lincoln's head is facing you. Step 2: Insert the Penny Place the penny into a tread groove with Lincoln's head facing down. Ensure that the penny is inserted with the top of Lincoln's head pointing toward the tire. Step 3: Evaluate Tread Depth Observe how much of Lincoln's head is visible above the tread surface. If the top of Lincoln's head is fully visible, it indicates ... read more

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