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Old 10-07-2019, 06:56 PM   #1
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Bad alignment or tire?

So today I replaced a tire on the front passenger side because of a bad crack in it, after replacing it iv noticed at highway speed iv got a bit of a drift on the driver side no noticeable different in the 2 tires but one is definitely brandnew. With that being said I had an alignment done a few months back so I would suspect it would be an alignment issue but figured I'd ask the lovely world of focus.


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It's the tire. Simply put it somewhere else on the car. Maybe the opposite side.

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Old 10-07-2019, 07:51 PM   #3
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If your not doing 4 tires, the new one should go in the back on fwd cars.
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Is there a reason why and my back tires have been on there for a while I bought the car like that so I dont know if I'll get that choppy feeling back again. I do have a new tire in the back still that's a few months old do you think it's already got a wear pattern in it?
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Or should I just by another new one and put it up front and swap out the other side for the back one that's got a patch on it
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Cause I was told to always at least by 2 new tires at a time so I get paid again in a couple days so I could just pay 64 bucks again to have a new one put on the front so I have 2 new tires up front
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Old 10-07-2019, 11:59 PM   #7
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My other question is is it possible they they are cupping my suspension isnt showing my signs of being shot though. That's just what I'm confused about
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Check tire pressures and visually inspect for any uneven wear.

You don't have to replace two tires at the same time but I also recommend you do if the wear between the two tires are radically different.

You put the new tires on the back to reduce the chances of the rear of the car losing traction and going into oversteer in poor driving conditions.
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If I put the tire front the back up front I get choppy steering because they have a wear pattern in them the thread is different as well. The ones I have on the back right now are lower thread but with out putting a penny between them tous never tell that they has less thread then the front so what I'm gonna do is just keep it the way I have it now which is the 2 month old tire I had on the back is up front with the new tire and the oldies in the back and then Friday I'm gonna have the 2 month old tire move back to the back and the back moves up deont and that tire replaced and keep that one for a full size spare
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Can driving on a tire that has a wear pattern from the back mess anything up on my car or will it just eventually wear a new pattern in it
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