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

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


tires, it pays to make sure you're getting the right tread design for your driving needs. The three most common tread designs are: symmetrical, asymmetrical and directional/unidirectional. Each tread design serves a specific purpose that will effect driving characteristics and tire rotations. Symmetric

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Dunlop SP Sport 5000 Symmetrical 215/45-18 Tire

Dunlop SP Sport 5000 Symmetrical 215/45-18 Tire


…versatility by blending traction on dry and wet roads with traction in light snow.Depending on the tire size and/or Original Equipment vehicle application, the tires feature either an asymmetric or symmetric tread design to tune their comfort, traction and performance characteristics. Mostlower profile…
$169.00

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Michelin Primacy MXV4 205/55-16 Tire

Michelin Primacy MXV4 205/55-16 Tire


…utility vehicles. Michelin Primacy MXV4 tires are designedto offer a quiet, comfortable ride, long tread life, responsive handling and all-season traction, including in light snow.Primacy MXV4 tires feature an all-season tread compound molded into a symmetric design that combines notched shoulders, independent…
$134.00

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Dunlop SP Sport 5000 Symmetrical 195/65-15 Tire

Dunlop SP Sport 5000 Symmetrical 195/65-15 Tire


…versatility by blending traction on dry and wet roads with traction in light snow.Depending on the tire size and/or Original Equipment vehicle application, the tires feature either an asymmetric or symmetric tread design to tune their comfort, traction and performance characteristics. Mostlower profile…
$68.00

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Symmetrical, Asymmetrical or Directional??


…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 correctly. Below are examples of asymmetrical tread patterns: Bridgestone Potenza RE-11 Goodyear…

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Pirelli Scorpion STR 275/60-18 Tire

Pirelli Scorpion STR 275/60-18 Tire


…trucks. The Scorpion STR tires are designed to combine a quiet andcomfortable ride along with ease of handling and year-round traction, even in light snow.The Scorpion STR's tread compound is molded into one of two similar, but slightly different symmetric tread designs. The tires ...
$164.00

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Continental ContiProContact 275/40-19 Tire

Continental ContiProContact 275/40-19 Tire


The ContiProContact is Continental's Grand Touring All-Season tire originally developed for European sport coupes and sedans sold in North America, and is now available for a wide range of imported and domestic cars. The ContiProContact is designed to blend good looks and handling with low noise and…
$281.00

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Kumho Solus KH16 225/55-18 Tire

Kumho Solus KH16 225/55-18 Tire


…refined through the use of KUMHO's ESCOT Technology that optimizes the tire's shape, internal tension and footprint contact pressure. On the outside, the Solus KH16 tires feature an all-season tread compound molded into a symmetric tread design that features ...
$133.00

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Tread Patterns


…conditions. Symmetric Tread Patterns 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 allow using multiple tire rotation…

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Quietest Tires Available for 2013

Quietest Tires Available for 2013


…finding a tire with balance is best. Even though directional tires serve their purpose at evacuating water effectively, they also tend to have a negative effect on noise quality. This type of tread pattern also reduces your ability to effectively rotate the tire. With symmetrical or asymmetric tires, you're…

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Goodyear Eagle LS 205/55-16 Tire

Goodyear Eagle LS 205/55-16 Tire


…for many of today's domestic and imported luxury sedans, Goodyear Eagle LS tires are also used as Original Equipment on minivans, crossovers, sport utility vehicles and specialty pickup trucks.Eagle LS tires have a symmetric, independent tread block design featuring computer-optimized block sizes to…
$75.00

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Review of: Dunlop SP Sport 5000 Symmetrical


…defined maybe as a sporty sedan, which implies low-profile tires. These factory tires are fine if you live in the South, I suppose. But if you ever drive on any snow or ice, these tires will leave you stranded. Hot, dry pavement is fun on these tires, in this car. Any snow at all and you have a hard time…
 
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