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Symmetric, Asymmetric, Directional, Unidirectional - What Does This Mean?

Symmetric, Asymmetric, Directional, Unidirectional - What Does This Mean?


…independent tread blocks to aid wet and/or winter traction when driving straight ahead. Tires with asymmetric tread patterns allow using multiple tire rotation patterns. Two of our highest rated all-season asymmetrical tires are the Bridgestone Turanza Serenity Plus and Continental ExtremeContact DWS. Bridgestone…

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Are my Asymmetric Tires Running Backwards?

Are my Asymmetric Tires Running Backwards?


…on tires from all brands using an asymmetric approach. Listed below are some of the more popular and highly rated tires with an asymmetric design. Michelin Pilot Super Sport Pirelli P Zero Nero All Season Bridgestone Turanza Serenity For more information on a tire's asymmetric design, read "Tire Tread…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Tread Patterns


tires are to be used on one side of the vehicle and are intended to be rotated from the front axle to the rear axle. If different tire sizes are used on the front vs. rear axle, the tires become location-specific and prohibit tire rotation unless remounted. Asymmetric and Directional Tread Patterns Asymmetric

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Tire Tech Information - How to Install Your Tire & Wheel Package


tires are more capable of resisting hydroplaning. NOTE: If your vehicle uses two different tire sizes, be sure to alert your installer. DIRECTIONAL TIRES ONLY Refer to the rotation arrow branding on the tire's sidewall. The arrow indicates the direction in which the tire should turn. ASYMMETRIC TIRES

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Michelin Defender: Long Miles, Good Fuel Economy and Excellent Reviews

Michelin Defender: Long Miles, Good Fuel Economy and Excellent Reviews


…additional fuel efficiency while maintaining all-weather traction. This tire features an asymmetric tread design, allowing cross rotation (C) to help promote even wear. MaxTouch Construction optimizes the stresses experienced when the tire's footprint comes in contact with the road to promote predictable handling…

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Tread Design Types and How They Differ

Tread Design Types and How They Differ


…inboard and outboard halves feature the same pattern. Tires featuring symmetric tread patterns can be mounted in any direction and allow for multiple tire rotation options. Asymmetric An asymmetrical tread design changes pattern across the face of the tire. They're designed to blend the requirements of dry…

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Tread Patterns


…both inboard and outboard halves feature the same pattern. Tires featuring symmetric tread patterns allow the use of multiple tire rotation patterns. Continental ContiProContact Michelin Pilot HX MXM4 Asymmetric Tread Patterns An asymmetric pattern is often confused with a directional tread pattern and…

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tires are more capable of resisting hydroplaning. NOTE: If your vehicle uses two different tire sizes, be sure to alert your installer. 1 2 3 1 DIRECTIONAL TIRES ONLY Refer to the rotation arrow branding on the tire's sidewall. The arrow indicates the direction in which the tire should turn. 2 ASYMMETRIC

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Quietest Grand Touring All-Season Tires Available at Tire Rack: Summer 2012

Quietest Grand Touring All-Season Tires Available at Tire Rack: Summer 2012


…can be heard from inside the cabin. Also, directional tires cannot be rotated from side to side, therefore increasing the chance that any given tire may wear unevenly. Tires that are symmetrical or asymmetrical in design are able to be rotated front to back and side to side, thereby increasing their…

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More Miles from Summer Tires

More Miles from Summer Tires


tires: Bridgestone Potenza RE760 Sport Michelin Pilot Super Sport Potenza RE760 Sport tires are developed for the drivers of sports cars, sporty coupes and performance sedans who want to maximize sport driving pleasure without abandoning treadwear. The tire delivers sharp response and its asymmetric

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Review of: Bridgestone Potenza S001


…definitely hear the tyre scrubbing sound under the cornering load. I prefer the asymmetric tread pattern of S001 compared to the OEM RE040. With asymmetrics, I can rotate tires from right to left side to even out the tire wear, I cannot do this for the directional RE040. If you got a puncture, directional…

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Wheel Tech - Tire & Wheel Package Installation


…actually set each wheel and tire around your vehicle just as race teams do for pit stops. DIRECTIONAL TIRES ONLY Refer to the rotation arrow branding on the tire's sidewall.The arrow indicates the direction in which the tire should turn. ASYMMETRIC TIRES ONLY All tires should show sidewall branding…

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