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Tyre shreading TDI!!!

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by steve184, Dec 11, 2008.

  1. steve184

    steve184 Active Member

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    7000 miles, 4mm of tread left on front tyres (18s)!!!! - doesn't seem good to me and i wouldn't say im that heavy footed!!!

    They are conti Sportcontact 2's btw
     
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  3. Boydie

    Boydie Guest

    Get your wheel allignement checked - your tow/toe could be well off/ camber etc...
     
  4. Matt

    Matt Active Member

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    I'm on 16,900 miles and when I checked my tread depth on the fronts about 3 weeks ago they had 5mm left.

    Michelin Pilot Sport Exaltos or something like that, can never remember all the blurb.
     
  5. 6andy69

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    Im the same my tyres dont last long either! mine are 18's aswell.
     
  6. steve184

    steve184 Active Member

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    nah tracking isn't out - completely even tyre wear, plus wheel straight and no pulling to one side etc
     
  7. devonmikeyboy

    devonmikeyboy As far from JBS as possible !

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    Heavy right foot problem maybe....:whistle2:
     
  8. redbutcher

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    Hmm - something's not right there - I got 19k out of the same tyres.
     
  9. mikep

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    I got 30k out of my first set of Michelins Pilots, I've got Goodyear F1s on now and they're about half worn after 18k.
     
  10. Lee_R

    Lee_R Active Member

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    I know its not relevant to this thread but my brother once bought some Eagle F1's for the front of his Corrado VR6, he got them cheap off a dodgy guy from the pub. We were shocked to find out that they had worn half down after 500 miles! The old dub is well known to be a tyre killer but WTF!

    Watching the news a week later there was an article about fake goodyears being sold in the area :cool: No wonder they were rubbish, some chinese tat!

    Suprised it doesnt happen more often these days to be honest, everything else is being faked!
     

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