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Old 05-05-2003, 18:46   #1 (permalink)
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Hi guys interested in some tyre rotation. I went looking in the ford manual and it recomends backs to front and keep doing that say every 5,000. Problem is i have a single spinner and it does tend to wear more on the right hand side. can i rotate the right rear with the left front or will that put wheel balanceing out. whats the best way to rotate but move the wheel around all for sides of the car or is it not possible and should only be used for the one side and be swapped back and forth.

I have no idea thats why im asking.

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Do you have directional tyres fitted. If so, you can only move back to front and vice versa on the same side of the car. If you have 'normal' tyres (eg Dunlop SP3000A, Monza 200 etc), you can rotate the tyres to any corner of the car you want.

But, If your right rear is wearing faster than the others, I wouldn't put it in the front at all - your steering wheels are more important than your power wheels - just rotate left to right on the back.
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Thanks for the reply John

I will rotate the rears they are not directional.

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