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      01-14-2013, 01:18 AM   #1
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is 9/32 90% tread on a Bridgestone RE050 Potenza run flat

I found an amazing deal, $200 for a Bridgestone RE 050 Potenza run flats

I was about to jump on the deal when my friend told me that 9/32 is around 40% tread. Is this true?
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Cmon guys, help me out.
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9/32 is more like 90%-95% tread. 100% is 10/32
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When new, these tires are 10/32nds tread depth.
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1. Tirerack has tread depth specs on their site for all tires the sell (many tires ).
2. Tirerack also has a good article on how to measure tread and adjusting 2mm for wear marks to calc pct remaining.
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I found an amazing deal, $200 for a Bridgestone RE 050 Potenza run flats

I was about to jump on the deal when my friend told me that 9/32 is around 40% tread. Is this true?

where was this deal at?
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