Checking Tire Tread Depth at Exit Booth?

Old Jun 17, 20, 9:10 pm
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Checking Tire Tread Depth at Exit Booth?

I picked up a Challenger R/T from the Executive Aisle at MEM today. At the exit booth the agent checked the tread depth on the rear tire only. I have never had that happen before even though I had other SSAR class cars like the Mustang GT, Camaro SS or Mazda Miata. I did not ask the agent why she was doing that. Has anyone else had their tire tread checked?
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Old Jun 18, 20, 6:02 am
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Personally I'd welcome that. Especially on those vehicles where many renters are busy doing smoky burnouts at every traffic light. I can't count how many times I've received vehicles with substandard tire tread that I was either too rushed/tired to check when a vehicle was picked up at night, only to find out the next morning I'm riding on bald tires.
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Old Jun 18, 20, 5:17 pm
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Originally Posted by dwbf11 View Post
Personally I'd welcome that. Especially on those vehicles where many renters are busy doing smoky burnouts at every traffic light. I can't count how many times I've received vehicles with substandard tire tread that I was either too rushed/tired to check when a vehicle was picked up at night, only to find out the next morning I'm riding on bald tires.
I agree, but that should be something that is checked while the car is cleaned and prepared for the next customer. I had a Camaro SS with front All Season tires and rear summer tires once.
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Old Jun 23, 20, 4:21 pm
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Originally Posted by Putnik View Post
I agree, but that should be something that is checked while the car is cleaned and prepared for the next customer. I had a Camaro SS with front All Season tires and rear summer tires once.
It would be nice if they checked. I had a Camaro SS out of LAX with the front/rear tires swapped and rotated incorrectly. The 275's on the front and 245's on the rear. Lol
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Old Jul 27, 20, 3:27 pm
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Ha, I had this happen at Denver Airport a few years ago. I left the lot and heard something slapping against the ground as a pulled away. When I pulled over the rear tires were basically down to the steel belts and chunks of tire coming loose. I'm sure no one here is surprised it was a Charger R/T.
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Old Aug 1, 20, 5:34 pm
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Originally Posted by Putnik View Post
Challenger R/T... Mustang GT, Camaro SS
>checking tires for burnouts
Hmmm I can only wonder why...
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