[Biturbos4] Quick question about springs and shocks

Grant Lenahan glenahan at vfemail.net
Tue May 30 20:43:29 EDT 2006

Seems you have the answer.  Negative camber.  Inside wear.  Lowering 
decreases (more negative) camber.

OTOH, 30k isn't bad, depending on what tire, compound, etc.


On May 30, 2006, at 9:57 AM, mike mcclurg wrote:

> 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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