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Tire Wear Patterns
Related Categories: Heel And Toe Wear | Noisy Tires | Rear Tire Wear | Lug Nut Torque Chart | Wear Patterns | Asymmetric Tire Rotation | Symmetric Vs Asymmetric | Asymmetric Rotation | Non-directional Tread | Wheel Torque Chart
  • 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 - Alignment

  • …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…

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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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