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      04-03-2013, 06:14 PM   #1
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Rubber Replacement Rule of Thumb?

Just wanted to get a sense of what you guys consider a good rule of thumb for tire replacement time, as far as tread depth goes??

I'm under the understanding that most of our tire setups are 10/32" or .3125" new, so at what point do you feel is the safest and most consistent measurement to USUALLY replace them under normal circumstances for normal everyday driving.....

exposed wear bars? (kidding, kind of)

a certain measure of mm or x/32's?

a certain mileage time?

a certain 'feel' you notice while driving?

Just curious, all opinions welcomed
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      04-04-2013, 09:23 AM   #2
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On the street, if you drive in rain, I wouldn't go lower than the wear bars. Dry street or track, run 'em to the cords if they still grip.
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      04-11-2013, 12:38 PM   #3
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Agreed, once you start wearing into the bars, wet performance will really start to suffer. I think this is usually around 2/32" of tread depth. One of my rear ps2s is down to the wear bar at the moment and I've noticed a lot of slippage lately. This is also probably due to my recently installed BPM tune though!
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