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 Post subject: Severe tyre wear XR5 focus
Posted: Tue Feb 16, 2010 12:58 pm 
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Hello all,

Just a query if anyone has had problems with the stock tyres on the Xr5 and severe tyre wear..
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 Post subject: Re: Severe tyre wear XR5 focus
Posted: Wed Feb 17, 2010 2:59 am 
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the tyres that come with them are a softer than normal compound which gives good grip but unfortunately that comes at the cost of good tyre wear. make sure you keep tyre pressures up around 38psi and get them rotated/balanced regularly.
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Posted: Wed Feb 17, 2010 12:37 pm 
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thanks for that.
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 Post subject: Re: Severe tyre wear XR5 focus
Posted: Wed Feb 17, 2010 1:02 pm 
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More info perhaps?
Fronts? Rears? Leftside? Rightside?
Inside edge? outside edge? centre?

 

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Posted: Wed Feb 17, 2010 1:42 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Severe tyre wear XR5 focus
Posted: Wed Feb 17, 2010 3:35 pm 
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stop cornering so hard or get an alignment with more (less?) camber, i always had trouble wearing out my front tyres outside edge first untill i got more camber a couple of alignments ago (in your case it also wont help that its a tail dragger)

 

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