All Hoosier tires having directional arrows must
be mounted so that the tire travels in the direction of the arrow.
Hoosier tires having directional arrows will have them on both
sidewalls. Directional arrows may not be on a tire that can have
both a left and/or right side application. All Hoosier tires not
having directional arrows should be mounted as detailed below.
Every Hoosier race tire has a four character serial code
embossed into ONE sidewall of the tire. All Hoosier DOT tires will
also have two additional codes as required by the Department of
Transportation. (Example: J7AB 4AX8 3701)
MOUNTING GUIDELINES FOR TIRES WITHOUT DIRECTIONAL
CIRCLE TRACK RACING TIRES:
(Includes both dirt and asphalt
Hoosier tires must be mounted with the serial code located
toward the infield.
ROAD RACING TIRES:
(Includes catalog numbers beginning with 43,
44, 45, 46)
In most cases, Hoosier tires used in Road Race applications should be
mounted with the serial code toward the center of the
vehicle. Once a tire has been run in the proper orientation it
is acceptable to remount the tire in the opposite direction to even
out the wear.
DRAG RACING TIRES, INCLUDING DOT DRAG TIRES:
catalog numbers beginning with 17, 18)
Hoosier drag tires can be mounted to rotate in either direction.
Hoosier drag tires can also be flipped or reversed to provide even