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Wheel rotation with TPMS

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Keith   
Wed May 16 2018, 05:36am
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Joined: Apr 21 2012
Location: Headcorn, Kent
Is it possible to rotate your wheels front to back on a DS4 with TPMS, how are the wheels monitored?

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Keith   
Mon May 21 2018, 05:46am
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Joined: Apr 21 2012
Location: Headcorn, Kent
Does anyone know if the TPMS on the DS4 is direct or indirect?
rusky   
Mon May 21 2018, 07:05am
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Joined: Oct 13 2012
Location: Hove
I thought it was indirect.

What's the thinking on rotating the tyres?
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 Keith (6 Days ago)
Keith   
Mon May 21 2018, 07:52am
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Joined: Apr 21 2012
Location: Headcorn, Kent
rusky wrote ...
What's the thinking on rotating the tyres?


I've had to have a new tyre put on my offside front wheel and the tyre place suggested putting on the rear nearside so I thought I would do the others also.

Looking on the web the consensus is the newer tyre should go on the rear.
routemaster1   
Mon May 21 2018, 08:06am
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Joined: Jul 08 2007
Location: Dorset
Keith wrote ...

rusky wrote ...
What's the thinking on rotating the tyres?


I've had to have a new tyre put on my offside front wheel and the tyre place suggested putting on the rear nearside so I thought I would do the others also.

Looking on the web the consensus is the newer tyre should go on the rear.


This was the thinking a couple of ears ago; however things seem to have gone quiet lately. The actual advice is/was that the tyres with the most grip should go on the back as it is easier to control understeer than oversteer. Some believe that you nee d the best grip on the front for best braking.

The main issue for me is, what type of tyre has the best grip. Is a new cheap Chinese import better than a worn premium brand. Also the best grip for a tyre may depend on whether it is wet or dry. Anyway the best grip for a particular tyre is not when it is new or when it is near worn out, but around half way through its life!
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 Keith (6 Days ago)
 

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