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I did !! Our wings are not going to be heavy enough for that triangle on side wall to do us any good. We will get wiggle in tire I believe first . Good read and I can always use more tire info. Maybe ? ;)
 

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Great! Now I have to worry about a triangle!:banghead::banghead::banghead::lol::lol::lol:
 

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Great! Now I have to worry about a triangle!:banghead::banghead::banghead::lol::lol::lol:
Which from here forward will be forever known as the Darkside Triangle. Beware!:coffee1:
 

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The TWI is where the tread wear indicators are located in the center of the tread; has nothing to do with the sidewall.
 

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I always thought that triangle was to mark the wear bars. :shrug:
 

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The TWI is where the tread wear indicators are located in the center of the tread; has nothing to do with the sidewall.
Ken, did you read the article? Do you think it is possible the triangle shaped arrows might have multiple purposes? I haven't check it out since I just ran across it today.
 

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Are those little triangles "chicken strip" markers?

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I did some more checking today. And while I still cannot find a discussion of the little triangles, other than discussion regarding wear indicators, I did find a few posts on auto racing forums. On the auto racing forums they do seem to agree the area between the arrow points of the optimal contact patch for a given tire.

Then I went an took a look at a few MT and a few CT and did find cases where the little arrows didn't line up with the TWI (tire wear indicators). Sooo, still don't know a whole lot more, but still find it interesting. BTW, go look at a G709 and the area between two triangle points...that is exactly the wear/traction area of the 709. Oh well, on to bigger and better things.

Tread safely.
 
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