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Old 06-Jun-2011, 11:38 AM
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Coin in tread

Anyone ever notice that most people don't get what they're doing when they put a coin in the tread to show what's left? I thought this was common knowledge but guess not. Sure any coin does kinda give you some perspective but the coin thing is supposed to be, use a dime, upside down. The top of the sails to the edge of the coin are exactly 3/32's. This is a quick way to see if the tires would pass inspection in most places but it seems people don't know that little detail. It's even better when they show the coin heads up side so you have to think about if it's a nickel or a quarter.
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Old 06-Jun-2011, 11:52 AM
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This thread just wasted my time.

Thanks for nothing.
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Old 06-Jun-2011, 01:14 PM
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you're response just wasted both your time and mine, thank you.

And you're welcome.
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HabaneroRed06Si- what's with the hate? Got your panties up in a knot?

Useful information dustin. I'm sure many people didn't know that. Should have mentioned that it has to be measured on the wear indicator.
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Old 06-Jun-2011, 11:42 PM
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Moved to DIY section.

Nice post Dustin. Good tip.
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Originally Posted by D.T.P View Post
HabaneroRed06Si- what's with the hate? Got your panties up in a knot?

Useful information dustin. I'm sure many people didn't know that. Should have mentioned that it has to be measured on the wear indicator.
Yea, this 9-5 has me acting like a ***** in the mornings.

After actually reading this thread it is useful. My bad dusty
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Old 08-Jun-2011, 03:31 PM
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I'll forgive you, this time...

no worries, I don't ever actually take anything personally, online in particular. Even as it was I was sorta in the same mind frame when I wrote it frustrated by seeing a bunch of different ads in a row that made me think of this in the first place.
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I did not know this. Thanks! I wonder what the Americans use (or ... "should" use).
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I did not know this. Thanks! I wonder what the Americans use (or ... "should" use).
2 Posts in 2+ years ? cmon ! LoL
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LoL -- welllll ... I don't live in Toronto! So I'm not really part of the 'club'!
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I don't live in TO either. So thats no excuse. There are some, and I mean some intelligent ppl on here.
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Hahaha talk about intelligent then forget to finish....

Great piece of knowledge dusty. any bites on the kit?
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Old 27-Aug-2011, 08:27 PM
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never knew that, guess im more of a rookie than i thot. thanks for the post!
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