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Old 04-14-2011, 11:32 AM   #1
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Tread on summer tires

Hi, everyone. I am new to the forum. I am a widow who drives an '07 Allure. I want to change from winter to summer tires and am wondering if someone could give me a simple way to see if I have enough tread on my summer tires for another year. They are original tires, I have about 40,000 km on the car and for the last two years have had winter tread tires on from Oct. to end of April. Can someone please give me a simple way to check. I'm sure if I go to a dealer they will tell me I need new tires!!
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Old 04-14-2011, 11:45 AM   #2
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This article might help:
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Old 04-14-2011, 11:51 AM   #3
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^+1, that link should tell you if you can use your tires another year.

Or you can take a picture of your tire with the penny on it (such as in the article) and we can help you determine if its safe to use or not.
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Anyone know why Buick changed the LaCrosse to Allure in Canada?
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Old 04-14-2011, 12:16 PM   #5
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Or why big Ford trucks used to be called Mercurys?

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or why it burns when i pee?
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Old 04-14-2011, 12:58 PM   #7
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Taste the pee and describe the flavor, let us know...
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