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      08-30-2009, 07:49 PM   #1
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Direction of Bridgestone RE0505A?

I put my V710s on today with some Re0505A tires, got a flat in the Michelins after 345 miles

Went to put the tires on and notices the tread patterns on them as well as the Michelins go in the same direction? I would have expected a right and left hand tire. Is this normal? It seems odd but when I looked at the stock michelins they appear to be the same way, there is an inside and outside but one of them basically looks like it rotates backwards.

Does this sound right?
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      08-31-2009, 12:53 AM   #2
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I was confused first time when I got my RE050A Pole Position about the thread pattern.

But just like PS2, when you look at the tire side walls, you'll see "outside" on your RE050A tires. That's only thing you have to worry about.
As long as your "outside" side wall is facing outside, it's all good.
Thread pattern will not match but it is designed to use that way.

I was very confused when I got them first time. =)

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yeah these are the OE tires on the e9x 330i/335i sport package, and I believe they are non-directional tires.
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