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      03-17-2013, 04:45 PM   #1
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Pss, are they "symmetrical?"

So, I bought michelin pss tires though tire rack (awesome that tire rack is also a sponsor).

I have a question are the pss tires "symmetrical?" Or not directional.
Cause they don't look it but when I got my order, all four tires are labeled as Right side. Or Am I just reading it wrong? Also can't find a rolls in this direction message on side of tire.
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      03-17-2013, 05:06 PM   #2
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They're not directional, but they do have to be mounted a specific way on the rim. On the sidewall it says "OUTSIDE". The tire has to be mounted on the rim so that it shows on the outboard side.



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Thx. I guess they are all the same exact tirethen.

By the way, the tire are on sale now.
Of course 10 days after I buy a set of four, they're on sale for even less
100 cheaper than when I bought because of rebate and 7 lower per tire.

After rebate the price of all four is close to conti's dw.
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Yes, there are not separate right and left side tires.

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