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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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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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Tire Tread Direction

Tire Tread Direction


…Primacy MXV4 (Symmetric) Michelin Pilot Super Sport (Asymmetric) One of the most common questions I receive about tire tread design has to do with asymmetric tires. Their tread design makes it look like the tires on one side of the vehicle are rotating in the wrong direction. As long as the side stating…

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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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Tire Tech Information - Tire Tread Patterns


…ahead. Tires featuring asymmetric tread patterns allow using multiple tire rotation patterns. Directional (Unidirectional) Tread Patterns A directional (also called a unidirectional) tread pattern is designed to roll in only one direction. It incorporates lateral grooves on both sides of the tire's centerline…

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


tire around your vehicle just as race teams do for pit stops." 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

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(PDF Document: tr_ownersmanual.pdf)


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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Looking for a Quiet Performance Tire?

Looking for a Quiet Performance Tire?


…set-ups. In summary, the asymmetric pattern is meeting and exceeding the traction levels of the directional patterns, while also hitting the lower noise targets, and allowing better rotation schemes. To learn more on how to properly rotate your tires, read "Tire Rotation Instructions."

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Three Grand Touring All-Season Tires for Your Vehicle

Three Grand Touring All-Season Tires for Your Vehicle


tires that offer predictable handling, everyday comfort, reduced noise and all-season traction. It features Pirelli's EcoImpact icon confirming its environmental contribution to energy efficiency, lighter weight and low rolling resistance. An asymmetric tread design allows for standard tire rotation

Related Products: Pirelli Cinturato P7 As Plus | Purecontact
 
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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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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