Tire Rack.com
Refine By
Category:
 
Tire Tech (150)
 
Advice (39)
 
 
 
 
About (3)
 
Tires (2)
 



Related Categories: How To Rotate Tires | Tire Rotation Chart | Asymmetrical Tires | Directional Tires | Unidirectional Tires | Dws Direction | Diameter Chart | Best All Season Tires For Snow And Ice | Asymmetric Tire Rotation | Directional Tread

View: Grid | List
Sort by: popularity | lowest price | highest price

Should I Rotate My Tires?

Should I Rotate My Tires?


…recommendation by the manufacturer, you can follow this chart : Learn more about the benefits of tire rotation in this tech article. It explains what to do if you have directional tires and how to perform a five tire rotation as well.

Related Products: Tire Rotation Chart | How To Rotate Tires | Rotation Interval
 
Symmetric, Asymmetric, Directional, Unidirectional - What Does This Mean?

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


…other side of the vehicle, directional tires are to be installed 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 tire rotation is prohibited unless remounted…

Related Products: Asymmetric Tire Rotation | Unidirectional Tires | Dws Direction
 
Tire Tread Direction

Tire Tread Direction


…(Directional) Michelin 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…

Related Products: Directional Tread | Cross Rotation | Asymmetric Tread Design
 
Looking for a Quiet Performance Tire?

Looking for a Quiet Performance Tire?


…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."

Related Products: Quiet Summer Tires | Quiet Tire | Directional Tread Pattern
 

TireRack.com - About - Tech Center


Tires (Due to Brake Lockup/Slide) Flat-Spotted Tires (Due to Parking/Storage) Government Tire Approval Marks How Do I Compare Price vs. Value? How to Install Your Tire & Wheel Package How to Read Speed Rating, Load Index & Service Descriptions Hydroplaning Resistance...What Direction Should Your Tires

Related Products: Diameter Chart | Plus Size Calculator | Load Range Charts
 

FAQ - TIRES


…for submitting feedback on this answer. How can I tell if my tires are directional and properly mounted/rotated? Directional tires will have a rotation arrow branded on the tire's sidewall. The arrow indicates the direction in which the tire should turn. Unless they are dismounted and remounted on their…

Related Products: Recommended Tire Pressure | Warranty | Speed Rating Letters
 

Directional Treads


Directional tires are to be used on one side of the vehicle unless they are dismounted and remounted on their wheels. They 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, they become location-specific and prohibit tire rotation

Related Products: Directional Tires Backwards | Directional Tires | Unidirectional Tires
 

Review of: Bridgestone Potenza S001


…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 like RE040 is a pain in the bum because it should only be rolling in one direction or you risk aquaplaning. I managed 60000km…

Related Products: Adrenalin Re002 | S001 | Asymmetric Rotation
 

Review of: Bridgestone Potenza S001


…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 like RE040 is a pain in the bum because it should only be rolling in one direction or you risk aquaplaning. I managed 60000km…

Related Products: S001 | Potenza S001
 

Tire Tech Information - Tire Rotation Instructions


…immediately after periodic tire rotations at 3,000-5,000 mile intervals wont upset the vehicle's hydroplaning balance and should not preclude rotating tires. For that matter, any differences in wear rates actually indicate that tire rotations should be done more frequently. Tire rotation can be beneficial in…

Related Products: Front Wheel Drive Tire Rotation Pattern | Rotation Interval | Tire Rotation Chart
 

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

Related Products: Yellow Dot On Sidewall | Lug Nut Socket Size | Wheel Torque Chart
 

FAQ - GIFT CERTIFICATES


…on the box label and my invoice? More TIRES * How do you know what tire fits my vehicle? * How can I tell if my tires are directional and properly mounted/rotated? * Can I mount non-run-flat tires on my stock wheels even if my vehicle came with run-flat tires as Original Equipment? * What is the proper…

Related Products: Road Hazard Warranty | Tire Rack Road Hazard | Rebates
 
Related Categories: How To Rotate Tires | Tire Rotation Chart | Asymmetrical Tires | Directional Tires | Unidirectional Tires | Dws Direction | Diameter Chart | Best All Season Tires For Snow And Ice | Asymmetric Tire Rotation | Directional Tread
 
Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11>> of 19 | Next


Site Search by SLI Systems

JOIN US
GET OUR EMAILS

Want to stay on the inside track?
Sign up for our emails today!