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#1 aub

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Posted 12 September 2010 - 02:45 PM

My 2009 fiesta zetec 1.25 has done 18k and the front tyres are showing scrub on the outer part of the tread equally on each wheel. Does any one have an a opinion on this, ie is this acceptable or should I get the tracking checked?
I had a Focus 2 litre for 5 years and didn't put a new tyre on it, and there was still legal tread on all wheels when I sold it.
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#2 james_60

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Posted 12 September 2010 - 02:50 PM

Hi aub

my inners are both at 3mm see the tyre poll thread.

I have done 9661 miles.

Iam sorry if this does not answer your query.

I would be interested to know if the tracking on new fiesta's is out from factory.

Jamie

#3 fryboi

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Posted 12 September 2010 - 08:02 PM

mine has only done 7.5k and i'm on my 3rd set of fronts. obviously that's because i'm a bit of a "vigorous" driver shall we say :P

18k on 1 set of front tyres is above average so there's nothing to worry about there.

#4 mintalkin

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Posted 12 September 2010 - 09:03 PM

it would do no harm to get the tracking checked as most places will check for free and only charge for adjustment if required,also check for correct pressures.


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