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Front drivers tyre looks flatter than the rest but all pressures the same?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by Mikey3000, Jul 23, 2013.

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    Hi guys,

    I have noticed that my front drivers tyre appears slighty flatter than the rest.

    Now, I run standard 16" alloys with radial tyres so I know it is normal for them to look as if they are flat but should there be a difference in appearance between the o/s front and n/s front tyre. I have triple checked each tyre pressure and they are both running 35psi.

    Is this difference in appearance normal or indicative of a problem?

    I have noticed that the engine is mounted more too the off side of the vehicle. Could it simply be a question of weight distribution or is that just wishful thinking?

    Any help/advice/ideas would be very much appreciated :)

    Cheers,

    Mike
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    gen.heinz guderian Well-Known Member Regional Rep

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    Are all the sizes/profiles the same?
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    Yep, tyres are all the same size, same make, same model and same tread.
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    Are you sure its not a winter tyre?
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    Even if they were winter tyres, it still wouldn't be normal for the osf to look lower than the nsf
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    the cars heavier at the front
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    Weak damper/spring. Or you're parked on a slope :)
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    Lay off the acid
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    Hole in the ground where the wheel is..?
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