Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2003 22:59:13 GMT
From: "Dan Rathernot" <nonopsamom>
Subject: Re: 9000 Rear Tire Wear

I'm about to replace my tires. They came with the 93 9000CSET I bought over a year ago and have quite a bit of wear (probably 3/4) on them but no sign of uneven wear front or rear. Natural Light Black and White Photography -George- "Ramsey Frist" <> wrote in message > Saab 9000s are the first front wheel drive cars that I have owned on which > the rear tires wear faster than the front. With my 1994 CSE, which now > belongs to my son, the inside edges of rear tires show wear first with > slight scalloping. I was told by a Saab mechanic that this is typical and > a good reason to rotate tires. On the other hand, with my current 1998 > CSE the wear is more on the outside edge of each rear tire and is more > severe, noticeable by 5000 miles. The wear is symmetrical in that both > rear tires show the same degree of uneven wear towards the outside edges. > Since the rear axle is solid I donžt think there is anyway to adjust the > rear suspension geometry. If there is I would like to know. Has anyone > else experienced this problem? Any suggestions? Thanks for your > consideration.

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