Whats the minnimum tread required on drive tires?

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  1. jbourque

    jbourque Heavy Load Member

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    semi retired always though 2/32 on drivers in the winter was a bad way to go. and if you forget to check them a lot and get the depth to low the cappers wont take them. i was like the other guy always started looking at about 4/32. got to run snow makeup day today so know holiday. stay warm
     
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  3. Danvitt

    Danvitt Light Load Member

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    He probably got the governor bumped up a notch or two and decided to put on some racing slicks :)
     
  4. gpsman

    gpsman Road Train Member

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    Yeahbut... there's Google. A lot of questions here take 100-1000 times longer to compose than it would take to Google the answer.

    Still, I have to give the OP a Thanks and 5 stars for not titling their post "Question". Just about every post here prompts discussion, and that seems to me to be the important thing.
     
  5. snowwy

    snowwy Road Train Member

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    google can't strike up a conversation though. LOL
     
  6. Newbeav Newbie

    Newbeav Newbie Medium Load Member

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    Strange seeing as how we are inspected every 3 months
     
  7. wore out

    wore out Numbered Classic

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    Things such as that is probably why you are inspected every 3 months
     
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  8. Freddy57

    Freddy57 Road Train Member

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    I was thinking the same thing. When winter comes, I want some tread under me. Maybe spring or fall I might go to 4/32 or less but not in the heat of the summer or during the slick season.
     
  9. IH Branded

    IH Branded Medium Load Member

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    In bad conditions new vs. 4/32 there is really no difference in traction.
     
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    201 Road Train Member

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    Hi IH, um, you sure about that? Maybe on ice, but in snow, give me lots of tread any day.
     
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