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Inside Tyre Wear? #242332
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Right, I'm not very knowledgeable when it comes to suspension, so I'm after advice to sort this problem.

Car is lowered 40mm front and 35mm rear and theres no uneven wear on any of the other tyres, execpt rear offside which has wear on the inside of it.

What would be causing this, where can I get this sorted or what can I buy to sort it?


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Re: Inside Tyre Wear? [Re: BMW Joe] #242333
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Tracking

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ok cheers thumbsup

will get it sorted smile


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Re: Inside Tyre Wear? [Re: NEWBOY] #242345
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Originally Posted by NEWBOY
Tracking


On the rear?????

cambers cahnged as you have lowered it jot so inside wheel/rubber has more contact with the floor.

Your tyres wearing cos your think its called casters which is out.

Phone Chris mate he has the bits needed to get it set right.


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Didnt read the bit about the rear but yes, tracking on the rear can be out - Best getting it laser alighned.

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Definetly not the castor angle

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Im confused now lol


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Re: Inside Tyre Wear? [Re: BMW Joe] #242418
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Originally Posted by BMW Joe
Im confused now lol


dont take much does it joe thumbsup

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Joe, on the pic below shows camber settings, this might be the problem you are having. (bottom pic)

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As said above go and get the tracking done and set and it might get rid of the problem. Demon Tweeks sell some parts to get rid on Negative camber.


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IIRC the camber on an E36 isnt adjustable....

HAve you checked the obvious - tyre pressures, springs are sitting in the cups correctly...?


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Yeah, I've checked the obvious. I check the tyre pressures on a regular basis.

Will get the tracking done then.


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Re: Inside Tyre Wear? [Re: BMW Joe] #242433
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Tracking will only adjust the toe on the front wheels think

If its an alignment issue you will need a full geometry check and I think the closest place to do that its Demon Tweeks.

Have a look at the rear bushes / arms and check for wear and damage smile


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there is track rods on the back of all big cars mad ini i hate doin 4 wheel alighment


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Rear trailing arm bushes go out to lunch very easily on E36's. And tracking is not possible beyond 1 degree of movement from elongated mounting holes...

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Dont need to go somewhere like Demon Tweeks, thatll cost a fortune Im sure.

Just need a flat surface, 2 pieces of string, 2 weights, 4 Jerry Cans, a ruler and a spirit level (Preferably Digital) for camber, and youll be fine laugh laugh yipee


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