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    Anyone else noticed they have uneven tyre wear? My current vectra & my last one both wore on the inner edges!!!

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    my back tyres wear on inner edges rest of tyre looks like hardley worn i have 19 inch snowflakes been told that 4 wheel alignment makes it better but by how much anyone had it done

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    nope.. both my Vecs had/have even wear.

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    chewy71 what bhp did u get with your elite remap sorry to stray for a sec

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    Quote Originally Posted by s2yob View Post
    Anyone else noticed they have uneven tyre wear? My current vectra & my last one both wore on the inner edges!!!

    Nick
    Camber angles? http://www.wheels-inmotion.co.uk/tech-camberbasics.php, http://www.wheels-inmotion.co.uk/tec...lalignment.php

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    told by stealers all vectra wear inners of tyres

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    Quote Originally Posted by fjaimo10 View Post
    told by stealers all vectra wear inners of tyres
    Did 12k miles with Uniroyal Rainsport II on my GSi auto when I had it and sold it with even tyre wear across all tyres. Mind you, I did have the geometry checked twice in this time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by s2yob View Post
    Anyone else noticed they have uneven tyre wear? My current vectra & my last one both wore on the inner edges
    Front or rear?

    I will accept wear on the outside edge of front tyres, as they near the end of their life

    Mine did this during the first set of tyres on the rear
    Had the front wheel alignment adjusted
    The next set wore identical and they were sent to Goodyear for investigation
    Response advised this was common wear on the rear of a Vectra C

    So had a full four wheel alignment carried out
    Noted the rear camber was completely incorrect
    Never had a problem since

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    As above... the only time my tyres wore out on the inner edge, the rear upper control arms were worn, replaced, aligned & never had another problem again in the 50k i had my prefacelift

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    As said above.

    Get it 4 wheel aligned using this site: www.alignmycar.co.uk

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