Date: Fri, 28 Mar 2003 05:03:49 -0500
From: Malcolm  <arpicnopsammail.com>
Subject: Re: 9000 Rear Tire Wear


On 27 Mar 2003 16:02:26 GMT, davehinznopsamcop.net wrote: >Someone who looks an awful lot like Ramsey Frist <fristnopsamt.edu> wrote: >> 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. > >Hm. Scallopped tires are, to my understanding, never typical and are >always an indication of an alignment problem. Scallops are normal only as in "Coquilles St.Jacques" Never in automobile tires or even "tyres". Malcolm Mason

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