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Re: Cupped tires

Scott, the most common cause of cupped tires is bad wheel alignment. If they
are out of balance enough to get cupped, you will probably chip your teeth
while driving ...:o)


Fred Munro
'91 200q  270k km
-----Original Message-----
From: scottb2460@earthlink.net <scottb2460@earthlink.net>
To: quattro@coimbra.ans.net <quattro@coimbra.ans.net>
Date: Thursday, March 18, 1999 10:26 PM
Subject: Cupped tires

>I recently put new tires on my S4 since the previous ones were cupped. I
>don't know if the previous owner failed to rotate and balance since I
>understand that is the major reason tires get cupped. Are there other
>factors that can lead to cupping? I just want to be on the lookout and
>will check the new tires religiously, but they will be rotated and
>balanced every 5k, and if they get cupped again, wanted to know what
>other factors I might be dealing with.