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Old 06-20-2012, 09:16 AM
shinandy shinandy is offline
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Originally Posted by wtmeyer View Post
I have a significant problem with tire wear on my 2010 550GT with 19" tires and sport package. The Pirelli P Zero tires have 19K miles on them. The outside edges of both front tires are showing very uneven feathering. Every third tread block has a sharp raised edge. The problem only appears on the outside edges, and the car is properly aligned.

I took the car to the dealer and they said this was normal wear for a 550GT with staggered tires. The rear tires show similar but less pronounced wear patterns. This results in an annoying vibration in the steering wheel a lower speeds, which is lessen noticeable at higher speeds. The tires still have 6/32 of tread, but the dealer says they need to be replaced to solve the vibration.

Have other 550GT owners with the staggered setup experienced similar tire wear results?

All BMW in my family does that some how... I was told it the way it's setup, but I might be wrong.....

even you can't rotate them... but you can still switch them from left to right...

I do that every 5000 miles.... it helps alot you can give that a try next time

2012 535i GT (my family car)
2011 328i Coupe (my everyday driving car)
2006 Infiniti G35 (sold 2011)
2000 325i sedan (sold 2006)
1998 Toyota 4 Runner (sold at 2002)
1997 VW Beetles (had to buy another car to drive around
Because too many ticket driving the supra) sold at 2008
1997 Toyota Supra Twin Turbo (sold at 2000)
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