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Uneven Tyre Wear - Suspension?


My car is in for a service and apparently the front drivers side wheel is wearing unevenly.

I know that the rear passenger side spring has been leaking for a couple of months but been waiting till it was due its service+MOT. The tyres are new (few thousand miles) and Goodyear F1s.

My question is whether the uneven wear is due to this suspension going or could there be another problem with the front drivers side?

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Re: Uneven Tyre Wear - Suspension?

Possibly play in the CV joint?
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Re: Uneven Tyre Wear - Suspension?

Do you know what type of uneven wear you're getting? Your garage would probably explain straight away if it was anything other than inside edge, but it helps to get a look.

I had badly worn front bushes on my spider and the inside edge wear was incredible - within a few weeks of the tyres getting bald on the inside I was driving on wires!
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Re: Uneven Tyre Wear - Suspension?

The Eagle F1s has a rep for being more prone to uneven wear, but should prob get your suspension checked out anyway
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Re: Uneven Tyre Wear - Suspension?

Had Eagle F1s on my Spider. The rear ones ended up with uneven step type wear all round the inside of the tyres. Caused road noise and vib, especially at low speed (like driving on cobbled road).

Told that the negative camber on the Spider and especially with Eagle F1s cause rapid wear of this type.

Now had to replace all tyres, but did not go for Eagle F1s this time.
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Re: Uneven Tyre Wear - Suspension?

Rumour has it that it's worn shocks that cause the '50p' tyre shape.
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