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I've driven it a good bit since and I actually notice very little difference in the feel or handling. Maybe when really pushing on it might become apparent, but I haven't noticed anything significant at this stage. Still got tons of grip and sharp feel at the steering. Well worth it to she the rubber.
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Hi, Guys.
Im new to this blog, but experiencing the same problem so its safe to say im not the only one facing this uneven wear.
i have a 159 1750 TI, got her in 2012 dec and have changed my tyres at 28000 km, ALL tyres are wearing on the inner sides.
I am not clued up with mechanics, just a rookie. AnY one PLEASE HELP!!!
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Hi, Guys.
Im new to this blog, but experiencing the same problem so its safe to say im not the only one facing this uneven wear.
i have a 159 1750 TI, got her in 2012 dec and have changed my tyres at 28000 km, ALL tyres are wearing on the inner sides.
I am not clued up with mechanics, just a rookie. AnY one PLEASE HELP!!!
Just print out OE's data sheets and give them to your wheel alignment guys.

They may doubt the settings (my garage did) but tell them that's what you want doing (and get a print out to prove they've done it!) My insides where shredded after 6,000 miles! Changed to these settings and I'm up to 4,000 miles with completely even tyre wear - and I can't notice the handling being vague at all.
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1750 TBi, the weight of one of these cars and I would say 28 thousand kilometers is good.
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Hey folks,

Having read up on the old 'Set to zero' directive (thanks @OldEngineer) I looked at having my 159 Sportwagon Ti wheels realigned following the fitting of two new tyres to the front.
As it happened, all they seemed to need was minimal tweaking, as they looked within tolerance from what I and the alignment guy could see, apart from the toe to both rears.

The right rear camber looks quite off, though.
Is it worth getting it re-done d'you think?
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The right rear camber looks quite off, though.
Is it worth getting it re-done d'you think?
Yes.
It is adjustable.
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Noticed my front tyres has excessive wear on the outside recently, so went for a 4 wheel alignment. My rears wear OK.

The results are attached before and after, only the toe for the fronts is adjustable according to the mechanic not the other 2 values which are quite off and remain like that.

Big corrections made to the rear, I requested the settings on the first page to be used.

Considering only toe was adjusted, will this help my tyre wear? Seems like the camber is the problem here..

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The picture is out of focus for the new setting but I'm guessing that is +0.02 which is ok.
The camber is ok (and roughly balanced)
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Apologies for bad pic didn't realise it compressed it that much. I've added a download link to full quality also.

The total toe is 0.02 with 0.01 either side. Camber and caster are still in the red still.

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Are the settings on the 1st post still viewed as the correct ones - about to get my alignment sorted this week.
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Yup. No Change.
I may do another post on suspension in general to discuss the way Alfa tend to set up aggressive settings with the rather stiff springs. I always try to work out which 'control' car was used in initial testing. Any manufacturer works with a base car then develops others as a variation to the developed car. For the 159 Probably a Q4 V6 with 17 inch wheels and Pirelli P Zero Nero.
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Hi All, how do these settings look? I know that the total toe should be 0' +/- 5' each side. How about the other value's?

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Hello, I just installed Eibach springs on my 2005 159 2.4, I‚m on 18 wheels, did the aligment, but the fronts are eating up the outer side of the tiers. Pls may someone suggest the correct settings. Thank You ! Also the car seames lower than it should be. The tiers on are 235 45 18. I‚m thinking to get the 235 40 18 to get some distance between the wheel arch and the tires any suggestions would HELP a lot !
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I don't think that is wheel alignment. It looks like the tyre is rubbing.
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I don't think that is wheel alignment. It looks like the tyre is rubbing.
Is that possible >? I mean for the tiers to rubb >? I dont hear anything in the cabin ... The car is lowerd just by Eibach pro kit, but it is rly low ... Ill check the whole wheel mouvment. May you tell me about the alignment values, whitch one should i do >? Thanks
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Hello all. I had Eibach springs fitted this week and aligned yesterday.
It was a brand new hunter system and they're a new company only charging 35 for a 4WA!

Anyway the setting values they had all tied up (approximately) with what you say in here. And all the tow settings are well within parameters. Literally all set to the correct setting, and only shifted slightly due to tightening in the opposite side etc.
The front caster and camber are out though. And no way of adjusting?
New settings are as follows: (apologies for no pic, I can't work it out!)
Front left
-1.32' camber (settings say +0.16' to - 0.22')
3.34' caster (settings say 4.33' to 3.47')
-0.07' toe (settings say -0.11' to -0.03')

Front Right
-1.30' camber
3.40' caster
-0.08' toe
Total toe -0.14'

Rear Left
-1.02' camber (settings say -0.42' to -1.12')
0.14' toe (settings say 0.06' to 0.20')

Rear Right
-0.50' camber
0.12' toe
Total rear toe 0.26'

Thrust Angle is 0.01'
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