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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

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You're going the wrong way! (RIP John Hughes)


…question and decided to do a tire test. By running a Goodyear F1 GS-D3 uni-directional tire first rotating in the proper direction and then in the wrong directional. Not only wasn't the tire damaged, the performance in the wet and dry were not all the diminished when run backwards on our test track. We did…

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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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Symmetrical, Asymmetrical or Directional??


…running backwards, the significance of this appearance is overshadowed by the necessity to mount the outboard shoulder on the outside of the wheel. So if you have the appearance of two of the tires running backward when looking at the tread but have the outside sidewall mounted out the tire is mounted…

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Tire Tech Information - Diagnosing Tire Pull


…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 one of the front tires. (GO TO STEP…

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(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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Winter Tech - Tire Chains for Winter Use


Tire Rack * LOG IN * ORDER TRACKING * MY ACCOUNT * WISH LIST * CART ( 0 Items ) 1-888-541-1777 * Please enter search term here. * * Enter Upgrade Garage * View Saved Vehicles * View Photo Gallery * * Tires * Shop by Vehicle * Shop by Size * Brands * Winter / Snow Tires * Tire Tech * Test Results * Survey…

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On the Level

On the Level


…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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