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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-29-2007, 03:56 PM Thread Starter
 
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tread the wrong way?

I took my wheels off this weekend and took them into the shop to have new tires put on. The rear one looks fine, but to me the front one looks like the tread is on backwards. The tires are the dunlop 404s so which way should the tread be going. I'm going to go take some pictures so maybe that will be easier to see if they are correct.
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front:

looks like the lines in the tread are backwards.
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hard to see the tread in this picture, but tread looks like its in the right direction

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There SHOULD be an arrow on one side of the tire that indicates rotational direction. The arrow can be seen pretty clearly here: http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com.../300/g4292.jpg up top near the Dunlop label.

If I'm looking at the picture I referenced to and your picture correctly, the tire is on right... but I'll leave it up to you to look for the label

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yup they look right just looked at mine and its the same and the arrows are right

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alright, i'll look tonight for that arrow and see if they are on correctly. Thank you for the help.
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