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simmatt

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the title really gives it away.

 

had my car a few months,

drove 2 skeggy and back recently and on way one tyre wore down to canvas on inner quater.

changed the tyre to a spare and by the time i got home, the spare and other tyre had worn down to canvass's too.

since then ive had 3 new tyes totaling 120 quid.

whats wrong with the car?

it hasnt been noticably lowered to my knowledge and surely it cant be the tracking as that is where the wheels "point" not where they touch the concrete.

 

thanks for the help

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the title really gives it away.

 

had my car a few months,

drove 2 skeggy and back recently and on way one tyre wore down to canvas on inner quater.

changed the tyre to a spare and by the time i got home, the spare and other tyre had worn down to canvass's too.

since then ive had 3 new tyes totaling 120 quid.

whats wrong with the car?

it hasnt been noticably lowered to my knowledge and surely it cant be the tracking as that is where the wheels "point" not where they touch the concrete.

 

thanks for the help

dodgey tracking can still cause wear on the shoulder/inside of the tyre as one wheel is effectivly being forced/dragged in a direction which would cause uneven wear. get it checked.

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kl, thanks for advice

i took it to a tracking place when i had my new tyres fitted and they said they couldnt track it for some reason, when he lined the "lasers" up on one tyre, they moved when he tried the other type.

my dad, an ex mechanic has had a look at the car and says he cant see any play in the front suspension or wishbones so could the tracking bloke just be crap at his job.

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could be a knackered track rod end? But failing that it could just be the tracking place is bit crap, tried anywhere else? any good place will tell u if they cant track it but will also point out the reason why. I used to, bit more work for the garage then. Edited by slickescort1981
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kl, thanks for advice

i took it to a tracking place when i had my new tyres fitted and they said they couldnt track it for some reason, when he lined the "lasers" up on one tyre, they moved when he tried the other type.

my dad, an ex mechanic has had a look at the car and says he cant see any play in the front suspension or wishbones so could the tracking bloke just be crap at his job.

 

 

if he says he cant do it it will be because it is seized and takes time with oxysetalyine to warm it up and free the track rod ends off of it is a small crapy garage usualy the wont get involved as its to much hastle

 

free the track rod ends off your self and take it back ask him to do it or a difrent garage

 

If im reading that right the reason the bloke wouldnt do it was because something was moving rather than seized :thumb:

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