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    Anybody know what would be causing by rear tyres to be wearig down quickly on the inside of the tyre

    there 235/35/19's, ive also got an issue with corners, when going at speed around bends the back end sometimes skips, not sure if this is normal for vec c or is this the reason why the inside edge of the tyre is wearing?

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    How often has the four wheel alignment been carried out?
    Was one carried out on the latest tyre change?
    When you wear tyres out, are you swapping them rear to front as they wear?
    What is the tread per tyre? NSF/OSF/NSR/OSR
    Are all four tyres of identical brand and specification, or vary?

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    Mines doing it i thought it might be from running it low but apparently it wasn't
    Has your veccy been lowered ?

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    ive only had the car 2 months so not sure if any alignment was done prior to be purchasing, as for tread there all very low, about 2mm, so in need of change very soon. But dont want to put new tyres on if its going to wear down again.

    as for brands there something called roadstone?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigmac View Post
    Mines doing it i thought it might be from running it low but apparently it wasn't
    Has your veccy been lowered ?
    no for some reason the backend sits a little high for my liking, it does have a tow bar on, so im wondering if the springs may have been changed

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    bttt

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    One of the springs hasn't snapped has it?

    Will cause the alignment to be out.

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    worn bushes in the rear upper arms also causes this type of wear due to too much negative camber

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    this and broken springs will cause this type of wear. To check your rear upper control arms grab the rear wheel at the top, with the car on the ground, and give them a few hard tugs. If you hear or feel knocking then they need to be replaced, always in pairs on the same axle. If the bushes in the arms are gone this will cause the back of the car to feel unstable while cornering on uneven surfaces.

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    get a full alignment check before you get tyres from somewhere like www.alignmycar.co.uk if it just needs aligning they can do it, if somethins is broke they will tell you.

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