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TIRE READING: HOW TO READ A TIRE

1 MANUFACTURER NAME
      Brand name and registered trademark

2 NAME OF PRODUCT LINE

3 SIZE

180Nominal section width (mm)

55 Nominal aspect ratio

ZR Structure or construction code

17 Rim diameter (inches)

M/C for motorcycle use only

(73W) Load and speed index code

TUBELESS built in a tubeless construction

RADIAL tire construction type

4 DOT TIN (Tire Identification Number)
       This identifies the manufacturing plant and date of production for the tire, with the last 4 digits representing the week and year. Example: 1215 indicates the 12th week of 2015.

5 HOMOLOGATION NUMBER
       this information is relevant only for the European market

6 DIRECTION OF ROTATION
      The arrows indicate the direction of rotation of the tire according to the fitting position (front - rear)

7 ABBREVIATION OF DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
     Abbreviation for “Department of Transportation”. Serves to indicate that the tire conforms to the regulations issued by the tire regulatory agencies of USA and Canada.