Not sure why Tire Rack would've gotten a preview, but, well, here we are.
Matt Edmonds from Tire Rack, Opel Cascada, Nissan steer-by-wire
We're almost ready to record Episode #305 of the Autoblog Podcast, joined this week by Matt Edmonds from Autoblog Podcast sponsor the Tire Rack. Check out the topics below, add your own to the Q&A and join us live via UStream, as well. Keep reading for our embedded UStream player, and thanks for listening!
We record Episode #305 of the Autoblog Podcast tonight, and we'll be joined by Matt Edmonds of podcast sponsor The Tire Rack, so drop us your questions and comments via the Q&A module below, especially if they have to do with tires and wheels! Subscribe to the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes if you haven't already done so, and if you want to take it all in live, tune in to our UStream (audio only) channel at 10:00 PM Eastern tonight.
Regular listeners of the Autoblog Podcast already know that Tire Rack (Facebook/Twitter) is now sponsoring our long-running (300 here we come!) weekly show, and we wanted to share the news with the rest of our readership.
We've always found that our tires get squirrely in the wet before they fail the old penny test for tread depth. The Tire Rack, supplier of black round things and other accessories, are suggesting that the price of your safety has appreciated by 24 cents. For years, the penny test has been a quick way to turn a common item of pocket detritus into a tread-depth gauge. Hold Abe upside down, and if the tread clears the top of his noggin, you've got at least 2/32nds of an inch of tread. When tread ge