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Quietest Grand Touring All-Season Tires Available at Tire Rack: Summer 2012

Quietest Grand Touring All-Season Tires Available at Tire Rack: Summer 2012


…lifetime and lead to a consistently pleasing experience. When shopping for quiet tires I tend to prefer options that are non-directional. Directional tires, or tires that have a V-shaped tread design, tend to pick up more vibration against certain road surfaces. This leads to noise or a light hum that can be…

Related Products: Noise Rating | Quiet All Season | Non-directional Tires
 
Goodbye, Michelin Harmony and HydroEdge with Green X. Hello, Michelin Defender.

Goodbye, Michelin Harmony and HydroEdge with Green X. Hello, Michelin Defender.


…and improved on the rolling resistance and lowered the tread noise. Michelin's testing shows lower rolling resistance (17% compared to the HydroEdge with Green X) for better fuel economy. The new non-directional tread design yields 10% less tread noise relative to the HydroEdge and allows you to rotate…

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Tires Are Like Shoes

Tires Are Like Shoes


…the tread. If your current tires have heel-to-toe wear, it's best to pick a non-directional tire as your replacement choice. Your installer can cross-rotate non-directional tires without having to dismount them. So, if your heel-to-toe wear noise is driving you crazy, look for a non-directional tire…

Related Products: Noisy Tires | Heel And Toe Wear | Non-directional Tires
 
It's Been a Good Ride with the Prelude

It's Been a Good Ride with the Prelude


…the Bridgestone Potenza RE760 Sport offers better ride compliance, a slightly less crisp steering response, less tread noise and a non-directional tread pattern. This non-directional tread design allows for rotation in an "X-Pattern" to avoid noisy heel-and-toe wear. Fifth-Generation (1997-2001) Honda…

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Michelin Takes the Pilot Sport A/S Plus and Makes it Better With the Pilot Sport A/S 3

Michelin Takes the Pilot Sport A/S Plus and Makes it Better With the Pilot Sport A/S 3


…has gone from a directional (V-shaped) tread pattern in the Pilot Sport A/S Plus to a non-directional asymmetrical (bigger outside shoulder) tread design with the Pilot Sport A/S 3. Their engineers use a varying number of longitudinal grooves to create a tread design that will resist hydroplaning and…

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Tire Noise: Tips to Keep them Rolling Quietly


…well, you should experience relatively low tire noise. Generally 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…

Related Products: Low Road Noise | Noisy Tires | Uneven Tire Wear
 

All-Terrain + Mud-Terrain = Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac


…tires but the lower noise and light snow traction of an all-terrain tire? In Goodyear's Wrangler DuraTrac you get both. The tire's unique non-directional tread design combines mud tire shoulders with an all-terrain center. Goodyear has essentially combined the capabilities of the Wrangler MT/R with…

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Completing Your Golf R - Summer Tires for the 2012 Golf R

Completing Your Golf R - Summer Tires for the 2012 Golf R


…Extreme Performance Summer category for its above-average tread noise and ride compliance. It's non-directional tread design can also be rotated in an "X" pattern to maintain even wear. It's critical to maintain even wear to avoid the tread noise caused by irregular heel-and-toe wear. Michelin Pilot…

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Replacement Tires for Land Rover Range Rover Sport

Replacement Tires for Land Rover Range Rover Sport


…following two options: * Purchase four 275/40ZR20 Michelin Latitude Tour HP tires at $356* each plus shipping. He could rotate the symmetrical non-directional Latitude Tour HPs every 5,000 miles in the X-Pattern. Treadwear will vary with driving style, road conditions and other factors, however my sister…

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Review of: Continental ExtremeContact DW


non-directional, I have been able to rotate them front to back and back to opposite front, helping to even out the wear. I only have two spring to fall seasons on them, and they look like they will last about 3 more.%3Cbr%3E%3Cbr%3EThe wet traction was a great surprise, considering that the tread
 

Review of: Continental ExtremeContact DW


non-directional, I have been able to rotate them front to back and back to opposite front, helping to even out the wear. I only have two spring to fall seasons on them, and they look like they will last about 3 more.%3Cbr%3E%3Cbr%3EThe wet traction was a great surprise, considering that the tread
 

Review of: Continental ExtremeContact DW


non-directional, I have been able to rotate them front to back and back to opposite front, helping to even out the wear. I only have two spring to fall seasons on them, and they look like they will last about 3 more.%3Cbr%3E%3Cbr%3EThe wet traction was a great surprise, considering that the tread
 
Related Categories: Non-directional Tires | Quietest Tires | 235 45r17 | Winter Testing Of Michelin Defender | Michelin Hydroedge | Michelin Harmony | Range Rover Sport | Noise Rating | Noisy Tires | Low Road Noise
 
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