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      03-18-2009, 05:53 PM   #1
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stock RFT

Hey guys I am wondering if the stock 17s RFT has specific mounting directions, because i can't find the direction sign on the tire.
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      03-18-2009, 06:27 PM   #2
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whats RTF ??? run tire flat ?
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      03-18-2009, 06:48 PM   #3
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Correct, RFT = run flat

The 17s are all season tires and, therefore, most likely not directional.
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the 17s for the sports package is the same ? i know it's for sure not all season because it doesn't do crap on snow...
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What is the make and model of your tires?
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205/50/17, 225/45/17 Pirelli Eufori@ Run-flat
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      03-18-2009, 08:10 PM   #7
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That is a summer performance tire. Looking at a picture of the tread pattern, it does look like a non-directional tire. Note that the tread pattern runs in opposite directions moving out from the tire's centerline.
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I am pretty sure they are non-directional and symmetric, so you should be able to on any which way.
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      03-19-2009, 01:39 AM   #9
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cool, so i am good to go, I thought i was going crazy seeing the whole thing not maching up and can't find the sign for directional either.....you know it's amusing when a asian is looking at a tire real closely like he's never seen a tire before.
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      03-19-2009, 07:00 AM   #10
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you know it's amusing when a asian is looking at a tire real closely like he's never seen a tire before.
Eventually you are going to offend someone asian with all this talk....
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