View Single Post
      12-11-2012, 08:36 PM   #665
montreal red
chris
 
montreal red's Avatar
 
Drives: White Boat
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Toronto

Posts: 12,118
iTrader: (31)

Send a message via MSN to montreal red
Quote:
Originally Posted by GewoW View Post
*update*

so i checked if there is any rubbing with wheels mounted and weight on suspension

here are pics:

Left tire turning left


Right tire turning right - less space than the other side...maybe correlating with the increased sound I am hearing when turning right?


Do you think this is the problem? It seems like it would be to me. Also, can I keep running these tires? I am running 12mm spacer, without which I cannot clear brakes. They are completely new. I don't want to spend on 2 new front tires. Next change I will downsize to 235 fronts (245 now). never had this issue with the vredesteins though...maybe they're made narrow? These are Dunlop 3ds
this is completely possible. even though two tires are the same size, there are slight variations between different brands and makes of tires. i am guessing the sizing that you are running with the old vreds was very close to rubbing and the new dunlops have put it over the edge... were you hearing the same sound before changing to winter tires ?
__________________

Current: 2013 F10 M5 & 2013 GLK350
997.1 GT3RS (gone)
2009 WRX STI (gone)
e92 M3 (gone)
montreal red is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote