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Tire Tech Information - Tire Tread Patterns

…sipes molded into the tread to fine-tune noise, handling, traction and wear. Tire tread patterns feature different basic designs to help them meet anticipated driving conditions. Symmetric Tread Patterns A symmetric tread pattern is the most common and features continuous ribs or independent tread blocks…

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Looking for a Quiet Performance Tire?

Looking for a Quiet Performance Tire?

patterns instead of the restrictive front-to-back with directional tires. On a staggered car, you can go side-to-side to try and help with uneven wear issues that are very common on those set-ups. In summary, the asymmetric pattern is meeting and exceeding the traction levels of the directional patterns,…

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Tire Tech Information - Mixing Tires

…Unfortunately wearing out all tires at the same time isn't always possible. Sometimes vehicle design, the use of differently sized tires on front and rear axles, insufficient maintenance and/or driving conditions conspire to prevent it from happening. If a vehicle's tires don't all wear out at the same…

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Tire Tech Information - Alignment

…regardless of age. Incorrect alignment settings will usually result in more rapid tire wear. Therefore, alignment should be checked whenever new tires or suspension components are installed, and any time unusual tire wear patterns appear. Alignment should also be checked after the vehicle has encountered a major…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Rotation Instructions

…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. Any minor 1/32" to 2/32" differences…

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Tire Tech Information - Diagonal Tread Wear / Tread Scuffing

…diagonal tread wear pattern. Minimizing Diagonal Tread Scuffing / Diagonal Tire Wear Maintaining the vehicle alignment is critical, especially the toe settings. Periodic tactile tire inspection (running your hand around the circumference of the tire) may reveal developing wear patterns sooner than visual…

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Take care of those tires!

…contact the road, which means it also influences the way your vehicle drives. If either of these two things feel off, then your tires are in danger of wearing inefficiently. Read more. — Rotate, rotate, rotate! Each wheel position poses a different demand on the tires you've installed. Rotating them often…

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Tire Tech Information - Breaking in Your Tires

…(CAFE) DOT Tire Identification Number (TIN) Dangers of Mixing Tire Tread Depths Determining the Age of a Tire Diagnosing Tire Pull Diagonal Tread Wear / Tread Scuffing Don't Drive Summer Performance Tires in Cold Temperatures Driving Through Tire Blowouts European Union Tire Labeling Regulation Flat…

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Review of: Bridgestone Potenza S001

…hear the tyre scrubbing sound under the cornering load. I prefer the asymmetric tread pattern of S001 compared to the OEM RE040. With asymmetrics, I can rotate tires from right to left side to even out the tire wear, I cannot do this for the directional RE040. If you got a puncture, directional like RE040…

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BFGoodrich Long Trail T/A Tour 275/55-20 Tire

BFGoodrich Long Trail T/A Tour 275/55-20 Tire

…seasons without sacrificing comfort and wear life. The Long Trail T/A Tour is designed to deliver mile after mile in dry, wet and wintry conditions, evenin light snow.The Long Trail T/A Tour molds an all-season rubber compound into a symmetric tread pattern that features independent shoulder blocks…

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Tire Tech Information - Measuring Tire Tread Depth with a Tire Gauge

…load, etc, can cause rapid or uneven tire wear. An accurate tread depth gauge can detect developing wear patterns earlier than simply looking at the tread. This often allows the cause to be identified and corrected before excessive or irregular tread wear ruins the tire. More Tire Tech Information Test…

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…Was this answer helpful to you? Yes | No Thank you for submitting feedback on this answer. Why are my brakes wearing unevenly? Its not uncommon for the front brake pads and rotors to wear out faster than the rears. This is because the front brakes do most of the work stopping the vehicle. As the brakes…

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