Tire Wear Patterns

Shop By
Want to refine your selection? Search By Vehicle
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

Continental: Get a $100 VISA Prepaid Card

  • 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…

  • Related Products: Wear Bars | Warranty | Prorate
  • 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…

  • Related Products: Anti-seize | Proper Torque

Powered by Powered by SLI Systems

THE BEST IN CUSTOMER SUPPORT

Need help choosing the right product for your vehicle? Our team of highly trained experts has the knowledge and passion to help.

Just pick up the phone and give us a ring. Our experts love solving problems and lending a hand (or ear).