Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2005 12:07:41 -0600
From: Captain Freedom <>
Subject: Re: 9-5 pulls left

The Malt Hound wrote: > "Captain Freedom" <> wrote in message > news:%yBHd.772$Ii6.737nospam.lga... > >>Retro-Bob wrote: >> >>>On Tue, 18 Jan 2005 17:03:08 -0600, Captain Freedom >>><> wrote: >>> >>> >>> >>>>The tires (bad ones) were directional and were of Japanese make. >>>>I can't remember the make. I think Yokohama's. Threw them away. >>> >>> >>>The test for this is to swap the tires around and see if there are any >>>changes. >> >> >>Did that. Took them off and remounted left to right, right >>to left. Then front to back. Did not make any difference. >>I suspect there was amanufacturing flaw in the whole lot >>of tires. Swapping the tires around the car may not >>give the answer. In my case I guess I could have tried >>to run the tires backwards to see if the pulling went from >>the right to the left. > > > Uhhhm. Didn't you do that when you took the tires from the right side and > swapped with the left? That runs the tires backwards (rotationally). > > -Fred W > > No. Since they were directional tires they were dismounted and put back on the wheels from the other side. At the time I did not think about running the tires the wrong way. John

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