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My PS2's are all identical. I'm wondering if I should have received them paired for left side and right side.<p><IMG SRC="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v607/field172/S60R/IMG_3244_cropresize.jpg" BORDER="0"><p>On the car they look like this from the rear (notice the tread direction on each side)<br><IMG SRC="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v607/field172/S60R/IMG_3259_crop.jpg" BORDER="0"><p>Here's a zoom of the tread patern with direction highlighted in red, should they look like this?<br><IMG SRC="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v607/field172/S60R/combined.jpg" BORDER="0"><p>All four are installed whith the "outside" marking on the outside but the tread pattern goes in one direction on one side and the other direction on the other side. This doesn't seem right to me.<p>Oscar - Do the PS2's come in lefts and rights? Do I have a problem here? <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/confused.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>LTA<p><br><BR><BR>
<i>Modified by LTA at 1:08 AM 5-5-2006</i>
 

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Re: PS2 tread direction, is this correct? (mike_c70)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>mike_c70</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Is there a directional arrow on the sides of the tires?</TD></TR></TABLE><br>Unfortunately not <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/frown.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>LTA<br>
 

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Re: PS2 tread direction, is this correct? (LTA)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>LTA</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">My PS2's are all identical. I'm wondering if I should have received them paired for left side and right side.<p>All four are installed whith the "outside" marking on the outside but the tread pattern goes in one direction on one side and the other direction on the other side. This doesn't seem right to me.<p>Oscar - Do the PS2's come in lefts and rights? Do I have a problem here? <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/confused.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE><p>I would guess that they are not directional and that the mounting is correct since the "outside" verbiage is showing. The PZeros are the same way.
 

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Re: PS2 tread direction, is this correct? (MagoonR)

It seems the OEM Rosso's are the same ie. All 4 tires are the same and therefore go in one direction on one side and the other direction on the other side. This still seems odd to me. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/confused.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>I lined the Rosso's up the way the were installed on the car (shooting the pic from the back of the car facing forward) with direction of sipes highlighted in red.<br><IMG SRC="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v607/field172/IMG_3261.jpg" BORDER="0"><p>LTA<br>
 

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Re: PS2 tread direction, is this correct? (LTA)

Guys:<p>PS2, just like PZero Rosso are non directional tires. Both of them are asymmetric designed tires, meaning they have inside and outside tread but they are non-directional. You can put in any position as long as the outside tread is positioned on the outside.<p>Toyo T1R or T1S or Good Year F1GS3D are examples of directional but symmetric design. You can put on left or right position as long as the direction is correct.<p>PZero Corsa is an example of directional and asymmetric design. You have to make sure the direction is correct and the left and right position is also correct.<p><br>HTH,<br>
 

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Re: PS2 tread direction, is this correct? (awdnut)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>awdnut</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Guys:<p>PS2, just like PZero Rosso are non directional tires. Both of them are asymmetric designed tires, meaning they have inside and outside tread but they are non-directional. You can put in any position as long as the outside tread is positioned on the outside.<p>Toyo T1R or T1S or Good Year F1GS3D are examples of directional but symmetric design. You can put on left or right position as long as the direction is correct.<p>PZero Corsa is an example of directional and asymmetric design. You have to make sure the direction is correct and the left and right position is also correct.<p><br>HTH,<br></TD></TR></TABLE><p>awdnut: Thanks very much, that clears it. I guess I incorrectly jumped to the conclusion that that PS2 were symetrical like the PS1's I had on my T5. I was also thinking about some original Goodyear GS-C's I had 'back in the day'.<p>LTA<br>
 
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