[Biturbos4] Quick question about springs and shocks

Brandon Rogers brogers at terrix.com
Tue May 30 12:09:45 EDT 2006

not sure what you have for tires but stock tires are Z-rated performance - 
softer compound that will wear out faster.  I've never gotten more than 
25,000 miles out of a Z-rated tire.  Fine be me I like the grip.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "mike mcclurg" <rrrrraudi at yahoo.com>
To: "Joel Liggins" <quickaudi at gmail.com>; <biturbos4 at audifans.com>
Sent: Tuesday, May 30, 2006 7:57 AM
Subject: Re: [Biturbos4] Quick question about springs and shocks

> Joel and all the others who have helped,
> I had the alignment checked soon after I bought the
> car and it wasn't very far out of specs and was told
> that the camber could not be adjusted, only centered.
> It did not seem that far off, so I put new tires on
> it. I rotated front-to-back 3 times every 5,000 miles.
> They wore on the inside edge - especially the front.
> At 15,000 miles I dismounted them and swapped them
> side to side to move the inside edges to the outside.
> Again, I rotate them front-to-back at 5000 miles. I
> expect to get another 15,000 miles on these edges so a
> total of 30,000 miles on a set of tires.
> Maybe I'm just old fashioned, but I had expected more
> miles out of a set of tires used for easy highway
> miles.
> Thanks for all the feedback,
> Mike
> --- Joel Liggins <quickaudi at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Yo, your lowered suspension shouldn't eat up tires.
>> Mine's lowered to about
>> 25.5" all around and my tires are wearing perfect.
>> When was the last time
>> you got an alignment?  It's a requirement when you
>> adjust the height of the
>> car.
>> Joel
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