Run Tires Opposit Direction of Stated Rotation ?

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Run Tires Opposit Direction of Stated Rotation ?

Post by MerrilGordon » Sun Sep 04, 2011 9:49 pm

Greetings everyone,

Is there any harm done to running track tires opposit the direction of rotation as shown on the tires sidewall ?
I run a set of Toyo Proxis RA-1's that have worn on one side but not the other. This is due to the anti-clockwise tracks I drive.
I've swapped tires on rims to move them from side to side, but would like to flip them around as the insides have lots of rubber left.

I use these tires for track days only (not used in racing or street driving). Am wondering if the tire's fiber plys take some kind of set and would react to being driving the opposit direction.

Thanks for your insight.
Merril
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