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proper way to rotate directional tires?

is front to back vice versa my only option to rotate my tires?

i mean i could dismount them and etc etc but i really don't feel like driving across town to my buddies shop to have it done for free. lol
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i would imagine if you dont want to dismount the only option is front to back then.
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Just front to back, why would you bother dismounting them and swapping sides?
If your alignment is setup right you should be wearing the tires unevenly side to side.
The only reason I like to swap sides with tires is because you can soften the edges of the "drive" or the "coast" side of the lugs depending on your driving style. But since they are directional they would face the same way anyhow. That is just part of the gay-ness of directional tires. lol
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By the way, is your trans still working better since the flush?
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it is! shifting a lot smoother, not popping out of gear etc etc

and will be regearing by the middle of june as well.
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You could rotate the tires just as if they weren't directional tires and just drive backwards all the time. lol
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is front to back vice versa my only option to rotate my tires?

i mean i could dismount them and etc etc but i really don't feel like driving across town to my buddies shop to have it done for free. lol
Keep swapping the left front and rears and the right front and rears. Unfortunatly there's not too many ways to do it.....LOL
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