Summer tire tune-up
How to keep your ride safe
- Duration 2:50
- Date Jun 10, 2012
How to keep your ride safe
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Tire safety awareness week.
I never even knew there was a whole week devoted to a what you need to pay attention to -- so in other of that we've got -- Maloney here she's from Michelin motor sports.
As you brought along my ride that I'm gonna be driving home today to damage its safety.
So what is this this is this is the Corvette -- one school.
-- -- thirteen sixtieth anniversary addition it was the pace car at the Indy 500 a couple weeks ago.
And we we thought we'd bring you some eye candy nice I like it a lot of people chronically lay claim to this car today and it gets -- -- -- -- -- we're talking about something interesting because people hitting the road and you're getting out here during a lot of unseasonable weather storms thunderstorms come out of nowhere -- -- was just talking about all these different storms coming out of nowhere.
Paying attention to your tires yes -- -- is so important especially like you said none of the summer months are coming up.
And -- kind of want to give you two quick tips.
Aren't easy higher maintenance and this is something honestly people ignore all the time and you get caught up in things and you don't pay attention to how.
Much air you should put -- your -- because it changes as the air gets hotter outside right.
-- is because you're using your tires selling easy thing to do is once a month this kind of put yourself a reminder to check tire pressure and just tread depth.
How do you know that so tire pressure is really easy because the information is actually located in the -- car door the -- side.
So the manufacture hardy tells you exactly what tire pressure you're gonna need so what's -- and a check.
So again you find about which I mean everyone knows where it is get yourself I mean I've got it into -- -- women here forget yourself again.
Tired gauger and you need that you've got -- pound and then just take the pressure six higher.
And then from there he'll give you the reading and and you know whether to adjust the pressure of the tires wage but more Arab Dixon -- -- out.
Should head over to gas station syllable probably more exactly you've also -- a penny in your I haven't yeah.
Because this is interesting you should check the tread depth and maybe you need to buying new tires exactly so -- it's the -- test it's really easy to do what you do take a penny and put it upside down.
And just find the biggest group in your tire and put Abraham Lincoln's head down.
And just hold them there in -- you see Abraham Lincoln's head it's time to change your tires because it's worn down attire has worn down visually see -- neck you should see is neck and about exactly -- and accept he's you know he's finally we don't see is an.
There's enough for these are new tires either -- I was towards the -- -- So those -- two really quick things that you can do once a month every Saturday just kind of remind yourself to -- them.
Rates of -- is here from Michelin motor sport some great tips also slow down and wet weather make you news.
I US -- David and entry don't have a Canadian penny is -- that would throw everything off Libya would play our.
Eat -- eat now thanks overly would be off.
Good that's my tip for you yeah -- that.