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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…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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…Flat Tire Repairs Effect on Speed Rating 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 Go? Hydroplaning: The Role Tires Play…

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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…

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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 tires centerline…

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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…

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If it's too loud...you're too old
…designs allow for multiple tire rotation patterns instead of the basic front to rear of the directional tires. In summary, the new asymmetric designs are meeting and exceeding the traction levels of the directional patterns while reducing noise and allowing better rotation combinations.

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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."

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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…

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Tire Noise: Tips to Keep them Rolling Quietly
…speaking, directional tires will get louder as they wear than those that are non-directional. Uneven Wear: If a tire wears in an uneven manner, its contact to the road is no longer uniform and you may begin to notice more noise and even slight steering wheel vibration. Proper tire rotation and wheel…

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