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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old Jun 29th, 2012, 07:01 PM Thread Starter
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Any ideas for Front tyres wearing on the inside

Hello. My front tyres keep going bald on the inside.

I bought my 05 MCS JCW 1 year ago. The front tyres went bald on the inside edge after 7kmiles. I bought 2 new tyres again and had them 4 wheel laser alignment found to be toe out.

Unfortunately they were bald again after 6000 and again toe out. On my new set they are starting to wear on the inside again. At different garages it is toe out checking every 1k.

I avoid pot holes like the plague and I certainly dont keep hitting the kerb. My last mini did 18k off a front set. I've been assured nothing looks worn to anyone that has adjusted it.

Any suggestions As to what I can do to stop it from happening? 300 quid every 7k is expensive!

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You could have your tracking checked everyday and it be found to be spot on, but if the suspension arm rubber bushes are worn the front wheel alignment will move out as soon as you drive off, I would think thats is the most likely answer.
The other possibility would be damage to a suspension component through impact.

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