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Old 04-23-2013, 01:03 PM   #1
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Got outer tire wear only on one side

My situation is similar to the photo.

However its only on the drivers side, not on the passangers.

Got an alignment about a year ago.

Anyone know what the issue can be? Just get another alignment? Or can it be some suspension issues since its on one side?

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Old 04-23-2013, 01:07 PM   #2
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it could be struts ,camber or RTABs
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Old 04-23-2013, 01:11 PM   #3
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RTAB? this is only in the front
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Old 04-23-2013, 01:51 PM   #4
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First step is always check tire pressure, but that wouldn't explain why it's only on the outer side.
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Looks like it could be a camber issue, tread depth looks to progress across the tire.
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Old 04-24-2013, 11:55 AM   #6
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Take your car to a suspension shop, have them inspect all the bushings, and if they don't need replacing, have them align everything.
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Its that the inside or outside of the tire? Car lowered?

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Outside of the tire. Away from the center of the car..

Not lowered. Stock
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If that was ur rear, I would say stop tryin to burn out lol if its your front, id tell you u to change out ur front bushings, but id get an alignment first, and if it continues..then worry bout it

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Old 05-03-2013, 04:05 PM   #10
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Got outer tire wear only on one side

The bushings and control arms were changed already.

Is this considered camber wear or toe wear?


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Old 05-03-2013, 05:57 PM   #11
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your tire is toe'd in...get an alignment
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