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Tire Wear Patterns
Related Categories: Outside Tire Wear | Asymmetric Tire Rotation | Chunking | Negative Camber | Toe Wear | Asymmetrical Tires | Heel And Toe Wear | Directional Tread | Directional Tire Rotation | Symmetrical Tires

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  • Tires Are Like Shoes

  • …excessive tire noise is heel-to-toe wear. What is heel-to-toe wear? Taking a look at my running shoes can help explain. Notice how the back of each "tread block" is worn more than the front? If your noisy tires have a similar wear pattern, you've got heel-to-toe wear. How do your tires

  • Tire Tech Information - Treadlife / Mileage Warranties

  • …the tread blocks/ribs wear down to the bars molded across their tread pattern), all tire manufacturer treadlife/mileage warranties specify pro-rated replacement will only be consider when all four tires reach that point. The tire manufacturers also maintain that if the tires have been properly…

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  • Torquing Wheels in a Star Pattern

  • …lugs in any pattern and then torque in the star pattern. This may still yield a good torquing but consistency reinforces behavior -- always snug in the star pattern as well. Paying attention to your wheel mounting surfaces, hardware, and then tightenting the lugs in the star patterns shown above…

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