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Old 01-19-2009, 07:06 PM   #1
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Directional tires?

I just noticed that my front tires, weirdly enough, have the arrows pointing backwards. These are directional tires right? So I would need to flip them? Can I just put the right tire on the left and the left one on the right? Or is it more complicated than that?

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But . . . . . . .

Then you must also set the timing on the Flux-Capacitor, or no telling what era you will end up in.
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[QUOTE=LordbloodCan I just put the right tire on the left and the left one on the right?[/QUOTE]
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Directional tires? Yes. You say they're pointing backwards? Are you looking at the arrows when they're rotated around to the bottom? Just kidding.

If they are pointing backward you can swap them right to left or just drive backwards. The previous owner must have rotated the tires not thinking they were directional.
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Old 01-19-2009, 08:22 PM   #6
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Thanks guys, actually that retard mechanic pointed it out to me and told me to quote "bring the car back to us and we can put the tires the right way on for ____ amount of dollars". I could see that was just some bull**************** as I mean come on they are just tires they can just be flipped in like 3 minutes -_-.
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Take care in the wet until you swap them. Directional tires are designed to throw water away from the car. Reverse them and you're throwing it under the opposing tire.
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Take care in the wet until you swap them. Directional tires are designed to throw water away from the car. Reverse them and you're throwing it under the opposing tire.
Heh a little late on that one, I had a spirited drive in the pouring wet unfortunately. Not much difference in the way of traction however.

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