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Old 01-02-2012, 03:06 PM   #9
davidsky
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2005 ION-1 Sedan
Default Re: How far do you let your tires run down..

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Originally Posted by Chazberry View Post
Since NY State Inspection Stations don't make any $$$$ on the $37 they charge for an inspection, they are always trying to sell you tires before yours are really shot ("I wouldn't let my family drive in a car with those tires!" - this is a recording.) which is why I plan to buy a Tire Tread Depth Gauge so I can prove my tires have enough tread left to pass inspection (2/32"). http://www.dmv.ny.gov/broch/c-50.htm
However, if winter is near, I would probably replace them if they were getting anywhere near that bad.
$37? I live in NY and only paid $21 last year.

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