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I want to rotate my tires, but, dont know if my tires are directional or not (As you know the direction of the rotation depends on this.)
How do I find this out? is there a sign on the tire?

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You will see an arrow on the tire that says "Rotation".

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Directional tires should say Rotation on the sidewall and have an arrow which shows which the direction they are designed to rotate. Otherwise you can rotate your tires on the same side of the car - move the LF to LR, RF to RR.

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What tires do you have?

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What tires do you have?
Yokohama tires. I've attached a sign I found on it. All the tires bear this sign.
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Yokohama tires. I've attached a sign I found on it. All the tires bear this sign.
Then you have directional tires...
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Rotate front to rear. Do not make an "X" pattern.

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I have a set of pirelli's that I need to rotate, is this the directional symbol?


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I have a set of pirelli's that I need to rotate, is this the directional symbol?
No, it is not.

Here is a link with a picture from Discount tire.
http://www.discounttire.com/dtcs/infoSidewall.dos

Scroll down to "Rotation Direction".

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A good read for any informed driver:

The difference between asymmetrical and directional tires
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