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Tire Tech Information - Tire Rotation Instructions


…(PDF) Tires should be serviced periodically following the rotation patterns provided in the vehicle's owner's manual or as established by the industry. Using tire rotation as a preventative maintenance will equalize front-to-rear and side-to-side wear rates while enhancing wear quality and pattern noise…

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Tire Tech Information - Air Pressure for Competition Tires


Wheel Drive Vehicles Measuring Tire Tread Depth with a Coin Measuring Tire Tread Depth with a Tire Gauge Mixing Tires Mounting & Balancing North American Load & Pressure Markings Original Equipment (OE) Tires Original Equipment Tire Designations P-Metric & Euro-Metric Tire Sizing Plus Size Wheels & Tires

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Tire Tech Information - P-Metric & Euro-Metric Tire Sizing


Wheel Drive Vehicles Measuring Tire Tread Depth with a Coin Measuring Tire Tread Depth with a Tire Gauge Mixing Tires Mounting & Balancing North American Load & Pressure Markings Original Equipment (OE) Tires Original Equipment Tire Designations P-Metric & Euro-Metric Tire Sizing Plus Size Wheels & Tires

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FAQ - WHEELS


driving on your new wheels. The lug seats of the new wheels will slightly compress and loosen up under the lug hardware as you begin to drive on them. Once this initial breaking in period is over and you re-torque the wheels, it should not be required again until you remove the wheels for rotation

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Tire Tech Information - Alignment


Wheel Drive Vehicles Measuring Tire Tread Depth with a Coin Measuring Tire Tread Depth with a Tire Gauge Mixing Tires Mounting & Balancing North American Load & Pressure Markings Original Equipment (OE) Tires Original Equipment Tire Designations P-Metric & Euro-Metric Tire Sizing Plus Size Wheels & Tires

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

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


driving characteristics and tire rotations. Symmetric Tread Pattern A symmetric tread pattern is the most common and features continuous ribs or independent tread blocks across the entire tread face where both inboard and outboard halves feature the same pattern. Tires featuring symmetric tread patterns

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Tire Tech Information - Dangers of Mixing Tire Tread Depths


…Notes: Applies to front-, rear- and all-wheel drive vehicles. Some all-wheel drive vehicles also require matching tire tread depths to prevent driveline damage. Minor differences in tread depths between front and rear tires (up to 2/32") are allowable and permit rotating tires. More Tire Tech Information…

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Tire Tech Information - Where to Install New Pairs of Tires?


Wheel Drive Vehicles Measuring Tire Tread Depth with a Coin Measuring Tire Tread Depth with a Tire Gauge Mixing Tires Mounting & Balancing North American Load & Pressure Markings Original Equipment (OE) Tires Original Equipment Tire Designations P-Metric & Euro-Metric Tire Sizing Plus Size Wheels & Tires

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Tire Tech Information - Dual Tires for Light Truck Use


…the drive axle, the load capacity of the vehicle is increased, all tires can be rotated periodically and the vehicle can be outfitted with a single spare tire and wheel. However, in order to accommodate dual rear tires, these vehicles are equipped with distinctive wheels, as well as unique front and…

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Winter Tech - Matching Tires on Four-Wheel Drive & All-Wheel Drive Vehicles


…) with a two-wheel drive mode may refuse to shift "on the fly" into 4x4 Auto or 4x4 High at highway speeds. Rotating Tires Because the front and rear tires of all-wheel drive and four-wheel drive vehicles perform different duties while accelerating, braking and cornering, tire rotation is important to…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Tread Patterns


…blocks to aid wet and/or winter traction when driving straight 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…

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Tire Tech Information - Diagonal Tread Wear / Tread Scuffing


…the tire) may reveal developing wear patterns sooner than visual inspections. The tires can be saved if noticed early enough. However if not discovered in time, both rear tires should be replaced. Periodic tire rotation is also important. The recommended rotation pattern for front wheel drive vehicles…

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