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Old 11-30-2012, 07:20 AM
MRV99 MRV99 is offline
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This is a common problem (I am sure ARD will chime in) with BMW's. These 5-6k pounds trucks are meant to handle like a 3k car. To accomplish this the camber on these cars are set up just for just that, handling. To achieve that, you compromise tire wear due to the aggressive but within spec settings. You can have a competent shop dial that back closer to zero (which will be out of BMW performance spec but still fine) and achieve a more consistent longer tire wear. But you may loose some of the driving performance. Some people won't even care or notice the difference, others may not like the loss of performance. That will be up to you to make that decision.

Personally, almost 30k on a set of BMW tires is good in my book but I am also jaded considering I have only owned V8 BMW's and the cars I drive usually eat tires up rather quickly.
12 X5 50i Sport
11 M3 DCT
11 X5 50i (lemon)
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08 550i M-Sport
04 BMW 545I sport
07 BMW X5 4.8I sport
02 BMW X5 4.4i sport
01 BMW 540I M/sport
00 SL500
97 SL500
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