Hankook 165/70 R12 for Alto

Discussion in 'Alloy Wheels & Tyres' started by marky35, Aug 19, 2012.

  1. marky35

    marky35 New Member

    Aug 19, 2012
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    Hi everyone. I drive an Alto Vxi 2000 model and recently replaced my ageing tires and rims with new rubber and alloys. My tire guy recommended that I go in for 12 x 5J rims and 165/70 R12 77T Hankook H706 tires. However since I did not fancy the white lettering of the Hankook I asked them to fit the tires with the white lettering inside. I'm quite sure the tires are non directional but I still have some doubts. Is it ok to reverse fit the tires and what is the performance of the Hankook H706 tires?

    I searched online but there are no reviews or comments on these tires.
    Would be much obliged for any inputs. Thanks
  2. Codename.47

    Codename.47 Guest

    you should not reverse the tyre directions in any situation
    the threads are there for a purpose.
  3. Dhhawal

    Dhhawal New Member

    Apr 26, 2011
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    if its not directional, its not much of an issue, how did the wider tyred impact your fuel economy?

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