Date: Mon, 29 Dec 2003 15:00:07 -0500
From: cs <>
Subject: Re: Front tires worn in inside edge - NG900 turbo ?


I think you do need to have someone else check your alignment - I recently had this very problem on one wheel of a 9000, and the problem turned out to be the toe-in was off. On Sat, 27 Dec 2003 01:15:27 +0000, Johannes H Andersen <johsnopsamfitter.com> wrote: > > >Bob wrote: >> >> OK, turbo drivers... do you find that your front tires wear >> more on the inside edges ? >> >> My car is in alignment and there are no susp. wear issues that >> I know of. Tires were rotated every 5K or so. Inflation was kept up >> where it belongs. I don't drive that hard, although it is fairly >> easy to spin the fronts on this car pulling into traffic with >> the wheel turned. >> >> I've found that my "front" tires wore on the inside edges in an >> odd way. Sort of a "scalloped" wear pattern. It's probably not >> noticeable to most folks, but the discerning tire eye would see it. >> I didn't notice it until I the last rotation...which was also >> the last for this set of tires. >> >> Is this typical for an NG900/9~3 turbo ? I plan to have the >> alignment checked and to go over the front end, but if it's >> typical then I'll feel better about not finding anything wrong. > >Don't think this is normal. Once had a problem like that on my 9000, >but after proper dealer tracking it went away. The car became nicer >to drive in the bargain. Tracking can be hit and miss, depending on >equipment and skills of the operator.

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