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      10-06-2008, 04:56 PM   #1
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Exclamation does this look RIGHT to you?? TIRE question - help

so i buy rims with the TPMS and tires already on.... and pop off my stock wheels and was just about ready to pop these on when i look at the tires

why is the tread going in opposing directions on opposing wheels? did the person that sold these to me buy the wrong tires? or am i going crazy?

can anyone please give their opinion on this??

the two left tires have the designs in the tires reaching backwards and the two right tires have the designs reaching forwards

shouldnt they ALL be going the same way??
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weird... theyre supposed to be like that i guess
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Yep, that's correct. They're asymmetrical, but not directional. Looks a bit weird, but all reviews I've found seem very positive. Getting mine mounted this weekend.
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that should be right!
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that should be right!
i mean they are correct..instead saying the direction right or left!!
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Agreed. There are some odd looking asymmetric treads out there that often look like they're going 'backwards' but that is the way they were designed to be run.
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Yep, that's correct. They're asymmetrical, but not directional. Looks a bit weird, but all reviews I've found seem very positive. Getting mine mounted this weekend.
I've got the same tires, and they mounted correctly.

Great tires btw.
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