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  • Directional Treads
  • tires on backwards?" The answer is "yes!" Some tires made by Hankook, Sumitomo, Bridgestone and many more tire makers are "Directional" or "Unidirectional tires." Directional (Unidirectional) Tread Patterns A directional (also called a unidirectional) tread pattern is designed to roll in only one direction

  • (PDF Document: pulling_tire_diagnosis.pdf)
  • …the two front tires from side-to-side. Directional tires can be moved from side-to-side for testing purposes. The short time that they are on the vehicle backwards will not harm the tire. Results 1. If the vehicle pulls in the opposite direction, the defective tire is 1 of the front tires. (GO TO STEP…

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  • …Magazine Caster does not affect tire wear but it can affect how well the vehicle steers. Excessive positive caster will cause an increase in steering effort, especially for low speed maneuvers, such as parking. Negative caster can cause the truck to have poor directional stability, make it tend wander…


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