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tire rotation

Ok, so I bought a set of used tires and wheels for my Ranger. Now I remember that tires should only rotate in one direction and i don't know which wheel went on which side. Am I screwed? Should I just take a wild guess and use them or what?
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um only if the tire in question is actually directional, which it will say on the tire. otherwise um no it can rotate any way..
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Ya like Stone said certain tires are directional, meaning they can only be rotated on that one side. What kind of tires are they?
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Ya like Stone said certain tires are directional, meaning they can only be rotated on that one side. What kind of tires are they?

I bought a set of snow tires for the winter. They are Michelin X-Ice Studless Snow Tires.
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Yeah they are directional. What you can do is bring the driver rear up to the driver front, same thing with the passanger side.
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Cool. Thanks, man.
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another tire question solved by the experts at R-F!
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even non directional tires i think it works better to just swap front to back, not side to side. radials like to spin one way
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