Thread: Tire Wear
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Old 08-22-2011, 07:14 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by BYprodriver
Installing taller than stock tires & wheel spacers induces negative camber to the tire alignment which increases inner treadwear. I am guessing you are also seeing/feeling feathered edge treadwear not cupping due to front & rear toe setting being out of spec. What you need is a proper alignment by a mechanic capable of compinsating for the modifications. Don't waste your money rebalancing the tires as this has no affect on treadwear. If your car has over 60K miles or a leaking strut that could be a factor in the irregular wear.
Struts look fine and car has just 40,000 miles. I will ck around and see who could do such an allignment. Thanks for the advice, Im also going to adjust tire pressures to correct levels.
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