[Biturbos4] Re: Alignment
rrrrraudi at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 26 14:14:45 EDT 2005
Here is the data on the tires:
Speed Rating: H Rated (Up to 130 M.P.H.)
Type: High Performance
UTQG: 320 A A
Probably 80/20 highway to city. I don't use the bottom
part of the accelerator very much and don't throw it
into corners at all.
--- Keman <keman at interwolf.net> wrote:
> I've seen Pilot Sports do that on TT's. I always
> attributed it to lots of
> highway miles on a multi-compound tire. PS's do not
> wear evenly on the
> highway, you have to throw them into the corners a
> LOT to keep the edges
> wearing at a 'normal' rate. What kind of tires are
> you running and what
> type of driving do you usually do?
> - Keman
> On Tue, 26 Jul 2005, mike mcclurg wrote:
> > Thanks, very informative.
> > Actually, cupping may have been a bad choice of
> > on my part. What is really happening is that one
> > of each section of tread on the inside edge is
> > unevenly. What you get is a raised edge next to a
> > edge all around the tire. So it kind of looks like
> > little steps. You actually feel them with your
> > more than see them. And then you feel them running
> > way and not the other. Kind of hard to explain.
> > --- FChapp at aol.com wrote:
> > > Although I no longer do alignments, and not on
> > > Audis at all, tire
> > > cupping is due to one of three things:
> > > 1. balance
> > > 2. shocks
> > > 3 worn suspension components.
> > > inside tire wear is due to improper camber,
> > > (negative), or due to toe out.
> > > Alignment angles will not cause cupping,
> > > if you remove rubber
> > > unevenly due to misalignment, it will cause a
> > > to become unbalanced.
> > >
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