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Old 05-19-2006, 08:09 PM   #1
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Ok, well on my car, for whatever reason, my rear tires are wearing more than my front, I know you're supposed to have your better tires on the drive wheels (also heard best should be on steering wheels) either way, that would be the front, but I was wondering if I should rotate them anyway to keep my wear even, what do y'all think?
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Yes. And get a 4 wheel alignment! Thats probably why there wearing uneven.
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definitely get that checked out instead of just "band-aiding" it by rotating them. When I got a 4-wheel allignment last time it was like $65 - lots less than replacing tires!
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exactly....but alignments dont last long for me. I guess I need to take corners slower.
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Any "good" wheel alinment shop should give you a small Warranty on the alinment
my shop gives 90 days,, used to give a year.......
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ive got one of those lifetime alignment deals at firestone, i'll head on over tommorow
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Ok, so I got the alignment, , checked out the alignment sheet, the rear was within spec, the frotn toe was adjusted tho as it had a total toe of .22 anyway the tech there said that one of my rear tires was low enough on tread (keep in mind these are 70,000 mile warranty tires and i'v eonly put about 20,000 miles on em) he said he could prorate it and replace it for $50 (including mount and balance), these are normally $120 tires, but i didnt wanna just replace one, do you guys think it would be worth it for me to go back and see if he could prorate both my rear tires to replace em as a set? that would be $100 for $240 worth of new tire
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I'm definitely not a fan of replacing only one tire at a time. Minimum 2 tires in your case.

You asked. My opinion.
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I'm definitely not a fan of replacing only one tire at a time. Minimum 2 tires in your case.

You asked. My opinion.
well my question was would it be worth it to get both rear prorated and replaced for $100, or not?
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